(October 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

This is the first all-color issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer ?; Creig Flessel ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils credit from West Stephan (April 1, 2005); Guardineer inks credit added by Craig Delich 2-4-08 (Fred was doing full art only on covers at this time, not just pencils).

[Island Uprising] (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]; Red Hatch (villain, introduction, death); Australia Nelson (introduction, a girl)
Synopsis:
The Sandman rescues a girl from natives on an isle in the South Seas, then prevents the massacre of her father and his party.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[The Return of Fang Gow, Part 1] (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; Fang Gow (villain)

[The Deadly Cough Medicine] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Fisher (introduction, death)

The Poor Fish (Table of Contents)

Professor Doolittle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Doolittle

Indexer Notes

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

Test Dive (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Keane (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[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:
Fred Schwab

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Butch

Indexer Notes

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

[The Flying Dutchman, Part 4] (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

[A Playboy In King Arthur's Court, Part 5] (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

Last installment.

Writer, art and letterer credits by Craig Delich 2-4-08.

[Count Ogrloff's Dangerous Game, 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; Count Ogrloff (villain, introduction); Miss Ogrloff (his daughter, introduction)

The Devil's Physician (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:
Dr. Merkel (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Title taken from last issue blurb.

[The General's Daughter] (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; Lorraine Brent (introduction); Kent Morgan (introduction)

[The Menace of Chen Fu, Part 3] (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; Chen Fu (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

The Revolt of the Pirates (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cotton Carver; Jagar (villain); King Marl (guest); Deela (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Island Uprising]
    The Sandman
  3. 2. [The Return of Fang Gow, Part 1]
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. [The Deadly Cough Medicine]
    Federal Men
  5. 4. The Poor Fish
    Professor Doolittle
  6. 5. Test Dive
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Butch the Pup
  8. 7. [The Flying Dutchman, Part 4]
    Socko Strong
  9. 8. [A Playboy In King Arthur's Court, Part 5]
    Don Coyote
  10. 9. [Count Ogrloff's Dangerous Game, Part 1]
    Captain Desmo
  11. 10. The Devil's Physician
    Anchors Aweigh!
  12. 11. [The General's Daughter]
    Skip Schuyler
  13. 12. [The Menace of Chen Fu, Part 3]
    Rusty and His Pals
  14. 13. The Revolt of the Pirates
    Cotton Carver
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