(December 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1939-10-28
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 435263.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?

Characters:
Football players

[Attack of Akmed Dul] (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:
Villain: Akmed Dul (Intro, Dies)

[Mystery In the Wax Museum] (Table of Contents)

Biff Bronson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Sulman (signed)
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman (Koppy)
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Villain: Mastermind; Intro: Brenda Lucre; Dan Druff

[Indian Adventure] (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
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Villain: Prince Ali Ghazi (Intro, Dies)

[In the Palace of Natria: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Buccaneer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Villain: False king of Natria; Dennis; Regina

Car Stealing On Increase (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Villains: A gang of car thieves;Sandy Keene; Larry

Anything For a Story (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Keane
Letters:
typeset

[The Underwater Drill] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Hirsch
Pencils:
Russ Lehman
Inks:
Russ Lehman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Prof. Smith; Frank McDonald; Tubby

The Youth of Peter the Great (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
Characters:
Peter the Great

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Riddle of the Gassed Pilots] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Villains: The air pirates

The Avenging Ghost (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:
Villain: A murderer (Intro); Captain Dart; Sleepy

["Due to many mysterious forest fires in the lumber camp regions ..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Villain: Blackton (Intro)

[Bulldog In Switzerland] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jonah

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Attack of Akmed Dul]
    Wing Brady
  3. 2. [Mystery In the Wax Museum]
    Biff Bronson
  4. 3. [Indian Adventure]
    King Carter
  5. 4. [In the Palace of Natria: Part 1]
    Buccaneer
  6. 5. Car Stealing On Increase
    Radio Squad
  7. 6. Anything For a Story
  8. 7. [The Underwater Drill]
    Lt. Bob Neal
  9. 8. The Youth of Peter the Great
    Magic Crystal of History
  10. 9. [Riddle of the Gassed Pilots]
    Flying Fox
  11. 10. The Avenging Ghost
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  12. 11. ["Due to many mysterious forest fires in the lumber camp regions ..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  13. 12. [Bulldog In Switzerland]
    Bulldog Martin
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