(September 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
[4]
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1939-07-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vincent A. 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

There is no date or issue number in the indicia, information is from the front cover.

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 424438. No volume number actually listed in the indicia.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Hunter and African guide vs. lion. Cover pencil and inks credits from David Young based on cover signature (January 13, 2008). Original indexer credited pencil & inks credits to Creig Flessel.

[Ali Pascha: Part 1] (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:
V: Ali Pascha (I)

The Fatal Hoax (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Limehouse Willy (intro, villain)

[The Countess's Kidnapping] (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:
I: Countess De Fresco; V: Two kidnappers

Hazard In the Sky (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Capt. Frank Thomas
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Handcuff Hank / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole
Pencils:
Russell Cole (Alger)
Inks:
Russell Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
I: Handcuff Hank (only app.)

William and Mary (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

Terrorism Must Cease (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
V: Chuck Mason and his gang (I for all)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ginger Snap / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[A-X Strikes Again] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
V: A-X

[In Death Valley: Part 5] (Table of Contents)

Cal 'N' Alec / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
V: Slaughterhouse Pete (I)

Indexer Notes

last app.

[The Mystery of Hangar D] (Table of Contents)

Bulldog Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
I: Bulldog Martin, Jonah; V: Lord Frawley, Clanton (I, D for both)

In Peril [Part 2] (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:
V: Q62 and Paula (I for both)

["With the breaking up of winter, and the end of the big snowstorms ..."] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Lehti
Pencils:
Jack Lehti
Inks:
Jack Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[Dr. Killmen of Castle Terror: Part 5] (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
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Ali Pascha: Part 1]
    Wing Brady
  3. 2. The Fatal Hoax
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  4. 3. [The Countess's Kidnapping]
    Biff Bronson
  5. 4. Hazard In the Sky
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Handcuff Hank
  7. 6. William and Mary
    Magic Crystal of History
  8. 7. Terrorism Must Cease
    Radio Squad
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Ginger Snap
  10. 9. [A-X Strikes Again]
    Flying Fox
  11. 10. [In Death Valley: Part 5]
    Cal 'N' Alec
  12. 11. [The Mystery of Hangar D]
    Bulldog Martin
  13. 12. In Peril [Part 2]
    Lt. Bob Neal
  14. 13. ["With the breaking up of winter, and the end of the big snowstorms ..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  15. 14. [Dr. Killmen of Castle Terror: Part 5]
    Buccaneer
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