(August 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1939-07-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vincent Sullivan
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 3. Second class permit. Copyright number 422130.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks previously attributed to Creig Flessel.

[On the Waterfront] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bert Christman ? [as Larry Dean] (signed)
Pencils:
Bert Christman
Inks:
Bert Christman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Wing (Villain; Introduction); Janice Blue (Introduction)
Synopsis:
The Sandman rescues a girl reporter, snooping aboard a ship dealing in illegal narcotics, after she jumps overboard after witnessing a murder.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits updated 11/04 by Bob Hughes; synopsis added by Craig Delich 2-4-08.

[The Suicide of Major Duval: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Winiarski
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry O'Neill; Cecil Krull (Villain, Introduction)

[The Deadly Snowfall] (Table of Contents)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Morbrune (Villain, Introduction, Death)

[The Fiddler and the Bank Robbers: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Jack Woods / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Chambers
Pencils:
Jim Chambers
Inks:
Jim Chambers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jack Woods; Stomp McHenry (Introduction); Sheriff Henkle (Introduction); Slash Morlin (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Story printed in three colors (red, black and white).

[The Flying Dutchman: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Socko Strong / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Sulman [as Koppy] (signed)
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman [as Koppy] (signed)
Inks:
Joseph Sulman [as Koppy] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; sports
Characters:
Socko Strong; Nogoodi (Villain, Introduction); Ole Kentuck Yhome (a witch doctor, Villain, Introduction); Beri; her father (a chief, Introduction)

Indexer Notes

Story printed in three colors (red, black and white).

[A Playboy in King Arthur's Court: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Don Coyote / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Schwab ?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Don Coyote

Indexer Notes

Letterer creit added by Craig Delich 2-4-08.

[Revolt of the Thugs: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Captain Desmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Winiarski
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Desmo; The Thugs (Villain, Introduction)

Indexer Notes

Story printed in three colors (red, black and white).

Quiet In India [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Keane (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Monsters of Sin Yen] (Table of Contents)

Anchors Aweigh! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bart Tumey
Pencils:
Bart Tumey
Inks:
Bart Tumey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sin Yen (Villain, Introduction, Death)

Indexer Notes

Story printed in three colors (red, black and white).

[The Modern Rustlers] (Table of Contents)

Skip Schuyler / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Skip Schuyler; Col. Danforth (Introduction); Leslie Danforth; Cattle rustlers (Villain, Introduction, Death)

[The Menace of Chen Fu: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Rusty and His Pals / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rusty; Duchess; Chen Fu (Villain, Introduction)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2-4-08.

The Land of Thule [Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Cotton Carver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
George Newman
Inks:
George Newman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cotton Carver; Elara, Ruler of Loma (Introduction); Kothe; Scarlet Seeress [Sacla] (Villain, Introduction, Death)
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [On the Waterfront]
    The Sandman
  3. 2. [The Suicide of Major Duval: Part 4]
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. [The Deadly Snowfall]
    Federal Men
  5. 4. [The Fiddler and the Bank Robbers: Part 1]
    Jack Woods
  6. 5. [The Flying Dutchman: Part 2]
    Socko Strong
  7. 6. [A Playboy in King Arthur's Court: Part 4]
    Don Coyote
  8. 7. [Revolt of the Thugs: Part 1]
    Captain Desmo
  9. 8. Quiet In India [Part 1]
  10. 9. [The Monsters of Sin Yen]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  11. 10. [The Modern Rustlers]
    Skip Schuyler
  12. 11. [The Menace of Chen Fu: Part 1]
    Rusty and His Pals
  13. 12. The Land of Thule [Part 3]
    Cotton Carver
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