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(October 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1939-08-28
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 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 427469.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?

The Battle of Marjoca [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:
V: Ali Pascha

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

The Terror In the Swamp (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:
The "Gorilla" (intro, villain; a man in a gorilla suit)

The Dangerous Mission (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:
V: Col. Uretz and other military men (I for all)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Boxcar Tourists / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dusty (introduction); Jake (introduction); Sourpuss Malone (introduction, villain)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

The Reign of Queen Anne (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 Colonial Jewelry Store Robbery] (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: Two unnamed crooks (I)

[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

[The Dawn Arrow] (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

Baseball Forecast (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Anthony
Letters:
typeset

[Deathtrap] (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: An unnamed spy (I)

Adventure In Algiers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
V: Bom Ben Gay (I; a really warm villain)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

["O'Malley, having just finished a detail, is traveling back to headquarters ..."] (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
Characters:
I: Nancy McClennan

[Dr. Killmen of Castle Terror: Part 6] (Table of Contents)

Buccaneer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
V: Dr. Killmen
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Battle of Marjoca [Part 2]
    Wing Brady
  3. 2. The Terror In the Swamp
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  4. 3. The Dangerous Mission
    Biff Bronson
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Boxcar Tourists
  6. 5. The Reign of Queen Anne
    Magic Crystal of History
  7. 6. [The Colonial Jewelry Store Robbery]
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Ginger Snap
  9. 8. [The Dawn Arrow]
    Flying Fox
  10. 9. Baseball Forecast
  11. 10. [Deathtrap]
    Lt. Bob Neal
  12. 11. Adventure In Algiers
    Bulldog Martin
  13. 12. ["O'Malley, having just finished a detail, is traveling back to headquarters ..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  14. 13. [Dr. Killmen of Castle Terror: Part 6]
    Buccaneer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dick Sabo
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Arthur Lortie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes