(August 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 (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
The Spectre
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[The Arsonist] (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]; Wayne Grant; Bob Brent
Synopsis:
The Spectre investigates the kidnapping and attempted murder of a warehouse owner and discovers that Brent's partner has been embezzling funds and is trying to eliminate any possibility the thefts will be discovered.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit and synopsis added by Craig Delich 11-06-07.

The Circus Crimes (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:
Sergeant Carey; Sleepy

[Attack of the Leopard Men] (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Prof Kent; O'Toole; Inspector Slade; V: The Skull.

[Vacation] (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; V: Droon.
Synopsis:
On vacation Gabby and Desmo come across an island filled with munitions to be sold to the highest bidder.

none (Table of Contents)

Farmer Doode / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[The Four Man Crime Wave] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad: Sandy Keene & Larry Trent.

The Bridge of the Damask Girdle (Table of Contents)

Here and There / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arky
Pencils:
Arky (signed)
Inks:
Arky (signed)

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Bond Theft] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Bob Neal; Pat Grant; Tubby Potts; Mr. Rath; Gambling Pete.
Synopsis:
Mr. Rath accuses his wife of stealing, after which she apparently commits suicide.

[Cooking up Adventure] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Albert Sulman (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sulman (signed)
Inks:
Joe Sulman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Biff Bronson; Detective Houndem; Wilson; V: Monk.
Synopsis:
A corrupt private detective tries to frame an ex-con for the second time.

Gunman's Reputation (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

[The Half Breed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sgt. O'Malley; Black Hawk

[Theft of the Book of Thoth] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
Dr. Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer; V: unnamed Wizard [I, D]
Synopsis:
Dr. Fate searches for the lost book of Toth at the bottom of the River Koptos only to find it stolen by an evil wizard, who not only tries to kill Inza, but Fate in the process.
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Indexer Notes

Fate has a red cape. Synopsis modified by Craig Delich 11-06-07.

Nature's Pelican (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Papp
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Spectre
  2. 1. [The Arsonist]
    Spectre
  3. 2. The Circus Crimes
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  4. 3. [Attack of the Leopard Men]
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. [Vacation]
    Captain Desmo
  6. 5. none
    Farmer Doode
  7. 6. [The Four Man Crime Wave]
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. The Bridge of the Damask Girdle
    Here and There
  9. 8. [The Bond Theft]
    Lt. Bob Neal
  10. 9. [Cooking up Adventure]
    Biff Bronson
  11. 10. Gunman's Reputation
  12. 11. [The Half Breed]
    Red Coat Patrol
  13. 12. [Theft of the Book of Thoth]
    Doctor Fate
  14. 13. Nature's Pelican
    Fantastic Facts
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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