(September 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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spectre / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre
Reprints:

[The Fur Hi-Jackers] (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:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre [Jim Corrigan]; Wayne Grant; the Chief
Synopsis:
When asked to investigate the theft of furs, in a unresolved hi-jacking racket, Jim (as the Spectre) immediately sees that the truck driver is somehow involved with the thefts, which leads to a number of attempted killings of Detective Corrigan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich (11-08-07). Synopsis added by Craig Delich 11-08-07.

The War God's Revenge (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sergeant Carey; Sleepy
Synopsis:
Carey investigates a robbery at the Chinese War Relief bureau.

[Gloria Desmond's Quest] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Professor Kent; Gloria Desmond
Synopsis:
Gloria Desmond searches for her father, lost in Africa before she was born.

[Desert Dilemma] (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
Characters:
Captain Desmo; Gabby; Dr. Green; Rocky Symons; Mr. Prentiss; Miss Prentice
Synopsis:
Desmo recues two Americans held prisoner by an unscupulous adventurer searching for a treasure map.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Pepper / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Sherman
Pencils:
Hal Sherman
Inks:
Hal Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

[The False Alarms] (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 [Larry Trent; Sandy Kean]
Synopsis:
Larry and Sandy answer a false alarm, find a murder victim, get captured by spies, find stolen government documents and somehow tie the whole thing together in six pages.

Indexer Notes

Larry Trent called Larry Kent in 1st caption.

[Jim Dare -- Arrested for Sabotage] (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; Tubby; Pat Grant; Jim Dare; Margot Dare; P. T. Webley
Synopsis:
Bob tries to help his friend falsely accused of espionage.

[The Hotel Mystery] (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; Joe Cobb; Slade
Synopsis:
The boys investigate suspicious activities in the hotel they're staying at. For one thing, their closet is filled with gasoline.

Man Hunt (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Shute (signed)
Pencils:
Kenney (signed)
Inks:
Kenney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Escaped Convict] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Lehti
Inks:
John Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sgt. O'Malley; Black Hawk
Synopsis:
O'Malley and Black Hawk chase an escaped convict through river country.

[The Globe Men from Outer Space] (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:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer
Synopsis:
A cruise ship is attacked by aliens from outer space. Fate discovers the aliens depend on power contained in glass globes that they always carry.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Fate's cape is red. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 11-08-07.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spectre
  2. 1. [The Fur Hi-Jackers]
    Spectre
  3. 2. The War God's Revenge
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  4. 3. [Gloria Desmond's Quest]
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. [Desert Dilemma]
    Captain Desmo
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Red Pepper
  7. 6. [The False Alarms]
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. [Jim Dare -- Arrested for Sabotage]
    Lt. Bob Neal
  9. 8. [The Hotel Mystery]
    Biff Bronson
  10. 9. Man Hunt
  11. 10. [The Escaped Convict]
    Red Coat Patrol
  12. 11. [The Globe Men from Outer Space]
    Doctor Fate
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes