DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of More Fun Comics (DC, 1936 series) #63.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spectre / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
The Spectre
Reprints:

[Trigger Daniel's Death Curse] (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]; The Chief; Trigger Daniels (Villain); Bugs O'Leary (Villain)
Synopsis:
The murder of a famed philanthroptist lands Trigger Daniels to prison and the death sentence, leading the Spectre to have to fight his ghost that comes to Earth to exact revenge on those responsible for his arrest and death.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Panama Plot (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; Sleepy
Synopsis:
Sleepy and the Sergeant thwart a plot to blow up the Panama Canal using a stolen plane.

The Jungle Scientist (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
Synopsis:
Congo Bill and the Professor encounter a mad scientist and his beautiful daughter in the middle of the jungle. The scientist is creating flesh-eating plants.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silly Situations / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Pencils:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Heading for the South Seas] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Captain Desmo; Gabby McGuire; Jean Black; Blackie Mason

The Man Who Was Dead (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Larry Trent; Sandy Kean]

Cold Theory (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alec Leighton (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Besieged City (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Hirsch
Pencils:
Rusty Lehman
Inks:
Rusty Lehman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Bob Neal; Tubby; Steve Wright
Synopsis:
Bob and Tubby help refugees escape from Moravia.

[The Poison Deaths] (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 Bronzon; Rupert Hayes; Dan Druff; Joe Pagelli

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gags / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher:Detective Comics Inc.
480 Lexington Ave, NY, NY
Editor: W. F. Ellsworth
Owners: Harry Donenfeld; P. H. Sampliner

The Gold Bandit (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

[The Sorcerer] (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:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer; Haldane the Sorcerer (Villain); John Jerome Jr. (Villain); John Jerome Sr. (Villain)
Synopsis:
Doctor Fate responds to Inza's thoughts after a sorceror tries to kill a millionaire with black magic and turns Inza to stone.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dr. Fate wears gloves for the first time. Letterer credit and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 11-11-07. Oddity: Jerome Kern Jr. comes up to Inza in the 2nd panel and tells her that he has read about her in More Fun Comics!

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spectre
  2. 1. [Trigger Daniel's Death Curse]
    Spectre
  3. 2. The Panama Plot
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  4. 3. The Jungle Scientist
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Silly Situations
  6. 5. [Heading for the South Seas]
    Captain Desmo
  7. 6. The Man Who Was Dead
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. Cold Theory
  9. 8. The Besieged City
    Lt. Bob Neal
  10. 9. [The Poison Deaths]
    Biff Bronson
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Gags
  12. 11. Statement of Ownership
  13. 12. The Gold Bandit
    Red Coat Patrol
  14. 13. [The Sorcerer]
    Doctor Fate
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lindsey Naumann
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes