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(November 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1939-09-28
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 found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 432359.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?

Characters:
Mountaineer; his falling partner

[Ali Pascha: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Villain: Ali Pascha; Che Che; Red

Indexer Notes

conclusion

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Star Light / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography

[Nigouchi] (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:
Villain: The Mastermind and his men (Intro for all); Dan Druff; Prof Tnopud

[Introducing King Carter] (Table of Contents)

King Carter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul J. Laureta (signed)
Pencils:
Paul J. Laureta (signed)
Inks:
Paul J. Laureta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul J. Lauretta

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Intro: King Carter; Red Rogers; Villain: Sgt. Ah-Choo and other Chinese (Intro for all)

[Dr. Killmen of Castle Terror: Part 7] (Table of Contents)

Buccaneer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Villain: Dr. Killmen (Dies); Villain: The false king of Natria; Captain Dennis Stone; Regina

[The Guerney Brothers] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Trent; Sandy Kean; Villains: Chips and Bob Guerney (Intro for both)

Unexpected Exercise (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Anthony
Letters:
typeset

The Flaming Inferno (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Hirsch (signed)
Pencils:
Rusty Lehman (signed)
Inks:
Rusty Lehman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Intro: Prof. Smith; Judith Smith (Intro); Tubby Potts; Pat

Ivan III, the "Great" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Black Plane Hijackers] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks:
Terry Gilkison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Rex Darrell; Buzz Blair; the Dawn Streak

The Voodoo Vengeance (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Inks:
Joe Donohoe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Villain: Congi (Intro); Sleepy; Captain Dart

["The foreman of a nearby logging camp ..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks:
Jack Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Villain: Pierre (Intro); Flame; Black Hawk

The Phantom of the Pyramids (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bart Tumey (signed)
Pencils:
Bart Tumey (signed)
Inks:
Bart Tumey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Villain: The Phantom (Intro; Sir Austin Jenkins); Jonah; Jim Lane

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Ali Pascha: Part 3]
    Wing Brady
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Star Light
  4. 3. [Nigouchi]
    Biff Bronson
  5. 4. [Introducing King Carter]
    King Carter
  6. 5. [Dr. Killmen of Castle Terror: Part 7]
    Buccaneer
  7. 6. [The Guerney Brothers]
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. Unexpected Exercise
  9. 8. The Flaming Inferno
    Lt. Bob Neal
  10. 9. Ivan III, the "Great"
    Magic Crystal of History
  11. 10. [The Black Plane Hijackers]
    Flying Fox
  12. 11. The Voodoo Vengeance
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  13. 12. ["The foreman of a nearby logging camp ..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  14. 13. The Phantom of the Pyramids
    Bulldog Martin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes