(April 1940)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
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

none (Table of Contents)

Spectre / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
The Spectre
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[The Spiritualist] (Table of Contents)

Spectre / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Clarice Winston; Mrs. Winston; V: Rhani Set [I].
Synopsis:
Clarice's mother is being victimized by a phony Rhani, so Jim investigates and before the Spectre can stop the Rhani from killing Clarice, he is called before the mysterious voice to choose continued life on Earth or eternal rest.
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Indexer Notes

The Spectre's hood is green, but his skin is still gray. Letterer credit & synopsis modification by Craig Delich 11-10-07.

none (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth [as Whit]
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth [as Whit]
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth [as Whit]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Into the Pit] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Albert Sulman
Pencils:
Joe Sulman
Inks:
Joe Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Biff Bronson; Dan Druff; V: the Wizard
Synopsis:
Biff concludes his battle against the Wizard and his mechanical robots.

Trouble with a Capital T (Table of Contents)

Captain Desmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Desmo; Gabby; Dr. Bafti; V: the Assassins.

none (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Papp (signed)
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Noisy Party] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf (signed)
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad: Sandy Kean & Larry Trent; V: The Cloak.

[The Traitor] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Hirsch (signed)
Pencils:
Russ Lehman (signed)
Inks:
Russ Lehman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Bob Neal

A Wet Wager (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Dean [Gardner Fox?]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Africa] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Lauretta
Inks:
Paul Lauretta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
King Carter

The Policy Murders (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sergeant Carey

[Mystery of the Old Mine] (Table of Contents)

Red Coat Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sgt. O'Malley

[Gem Caper] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bulldog Martin
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Spectre
  2. 1. [The Spiritualist]
    Spectre
  3. 2. none
    Laffs
  4. 3. [Into the Pit]
    Biff Bronson
  5. 4. Trouble with a Capital T
    Captain Desmo
  6. 5. none
    Fantastic Facts
  7. 6. [The Noisy Party]
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. [The Traitor]
    Lt. Bob Neal
  9. 8. A Wet Wager
  10. 9. [Africa]
    King Carter
  11. 10. The Policy Murders
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  12. 11. [Mystery of the Old Mine]
    Red Coat Patrol
  13. 12. [Gem Caper]
    Bulldog Martin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes