(July 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1939-05-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vincent Sullivan
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White (#9-46 or 47); Full Color (#47 or 48 onwards)
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#9-11); Glossy Covers (#12 onwards)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 3. Second class permit. Copyright number 415984.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?

Characters:
Mountaineer (menaced by bear)

[The Kidnapping of Jeanne Fitchard: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Wing Brady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Hickey
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Manada (villain); Sindu (villain, death); their gang (villains); Jeanne Fitchard (guest-star)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rex / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rex (a cat, introduction)

The Crimson Cargo (Table of Contents)

Detective Sergeant Carey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Denohee
Pencils:
Joe Denohee
Inks:
Joe Denohee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Barto (introduction, villain)

[The Gold Mine Map: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Biff Bronson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Sulman
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman (Koppy)
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
El Capitan (Villain, Introduction, Death)

Incident In China (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Anthony
Letters:
typeset

[The Gun-Runner Boat] (Table of Contents)

Gary Hawkes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Jenney
Pencils:
Bob Jenney
Inks:
Bob Jenney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Buzz Scott (introduction)

Charles II of England (Table of Contents)

Magic Crystal of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Homer Fleming
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Deadly Umbrella] (Table of Contents)

Lt. Bob Neal / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
B. Hirsch
Pencils:
Russ Lehman
Inks:
Russ Lehman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
A gang of thieves (villains, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Butch the Pup / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab ?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab ?
Inks:
Fred Schwab ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Captured By Counterfeiters] (Table of Contents)

Flying Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Gilkison
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison
Inks:
Terry Gilkison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[The Speaking Frog: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Marg'ry Daw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Speaking Frog (villain, introduction)

["Far out in the hills, a lawess band of hooded riders ...:] (Table of Contents)

Red Coat Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Wade Hampton
Pencils:
Wade Hampton
Inks:
Wade Hampton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
V: The Hooded Riders (I)

Indexer Notes

With the next issue, the title of this feature, Red Coat Patrol, changes to Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol

[Framed For Murder] (Table of Contents)

Radio Squad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dirk Stevens (introduction, death); Cal Nichols (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

According to Alter Ego #112 for August of 2012, Paul Cassidy did some art on this story.

[Dr. Killmen of Castle Terror: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Buccaneer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernard Baily
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dr. Killmen (villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Kidnapping of Jeanne Fitchard: Part 2]
    Wing Brady
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Rex
  4. 3. The Crimson Cargo
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  5. 4. [The Gold Mine Map: Part 2]
    Biff Bronson
  6. 5. Incident In China
  7. 6. [The Gun-Runner Boat]
    Gary Hawkes
  8. 7. Charles II of England
    Magic Crystal of History
  9. 8. [The Deadly Umbrella]
    Lt. Bob Neal
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Butch the Pup
  11. 10. [Captured By Counterfeiters]
    Flying Fox
  12. 11. [The Speaking Frog: Part 4]
    Marg'ry Daw
  13. 12. ["Far out in the hills, a lawess band of hooded riders ...:]
    Red Coat Patrol
  14. 13. [Framed For Murder]
    Radio Squad
  15. 14. [Dr. Killmen of Castle Terror: Part 3]
    Buccaneer
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