New Comics #v1#5
(June 1936)

DC, 1935 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1936-05-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Allied Newspaper Syndicate, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor, publisher); Vincent A. Sullivan (associate editor); F. Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#1-6); Glossy Covers (#7-11)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jibby Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Get Your Copy Today (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

More Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Bang! (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson [as The Editors]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

editorial

[The Train Robbery, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Homer Fleming
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Sir Loin of Beef / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
J. Muselli
Pencils:
Bill Patrick
Inks:
Bill Patrick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
So now ye fancy thyself an archer...

[Episode 4] (Table of Contents: 5)

Castaway Island / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackface (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Ol' Oz Bopp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Come right back with that boilin' beef!
Genre:
humor

[Episode Four] (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Quick / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sven Elven
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Don Pedro (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

[The St. Pierre Mystery, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 8)

Maginnis of the Mounties / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Babe Mather]
Pencils:
? [as Babe Mather]
Inks:
? [as Babe Mather]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

[Knife Ambush, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 9)

Sagebrush 'n' Cactus / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
J. Muselli
Pencils:
Bill Patrick
Inks:
Bill Patrick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[Rajah Maharajah, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sandor and the Lost Civilization / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Homer Fleming
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sandor (introduction, origin); Rajah Maharajah (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Sam the Porter / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Sam!!" "Dawggone! It's always sump'n'!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam the Porter (introduction)

Funny Man (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Frederick
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Big Premium Offer! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Episode 3] (Table of Contents: 14)

King Arthur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rafael Astarita
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Rattlesnake Pete / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Boody Rogers
Pencils:
Boody Rogers [as R. Donrog]
Inks:
Boody Rogers
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Oh bury me on th' lone prairie--e-e...
Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Rattlesnake Pete (introduction)

17-20 on the Black [Part 5] (Table of Contents: 16)

Jim Gale / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Billy Weston
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Letters:
?

Pandora's Box (Table of Contents: 17)

Myths of Gods and Men / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
H. C. Kiefer ?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer ?
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Jove; Pandora; Mercury

Prometheus (Table of Contents: 18)

Myths of Gods and Men / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
H. C. Kiefer ?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer ?
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Prometheus; Jove

On Dolorosa Isle [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 19)

Steve Conrad Adventurer / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Creig Flessel
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Conrad (introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Andy Handy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo O'Mealia
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Don't forget your rubbers!
Genre:
humor

Landing on the Moon (Table of Contents: 21)

Stratosphere Special, 2036 A.D. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Serene Summerfield
Pencils:
Serene Summerfield
Inks:
Serene Summerfield
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Needles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Stahl
Pencils:
Al Stahl
Inks:
Al Stahl
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Ah! This is just the place...
Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Brain Teasers / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Speed (signed)
Pencils:
Richard Speed (signed)
Inks:
Richard Speed (signed)
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Rock-Age Roy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Boody Rogers
Pencils:
Boody Rogers
Inks:
Boody Rogers
Letters:
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Oh, boy -- Old Zip's asleep...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Rock-Age Roy

Indexer Notes

The character was introduced in The Funnies (Dell, 1929 series) #1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Bugville / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Ryan
Pencils:
Dick Ryan
Inks:
Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
You get me some quicksand, for Act 3!
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Slim and Tex / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A. Leslie Ross
Pencils:
A. Leslie Ross
Inks:
A. Leslie Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Judgin' from this book, Tex, us modern cowpunchers don't amount t'much...
Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Laughing at Life / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan
Inks:
Vin Sullivan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Your wife's on the 'phone, Mr. Brown!!
Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

The Book Shelf / text article / 1.3 pages (report information)

Script:
Marjorie Knight
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Answers to "Brain Teasers" (Table of Contents: 29)

activity / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Speed
Pencils:
Richard Speed
Inks:
Richard Speed
Letters:
?

$5.00 Cash for a Letter! (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

The Radio Dialer / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A. R. Lane
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Worth-While Films to Watch For / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
I. W. Macgovern
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Magic! / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Andrini, the Great]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

The House of Magic / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

King Robert of Sicily, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Table of Contents: 35)

Famous Poems Illustrated / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
H. C. Kiefer
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

first appearance

[The Secret Cruise, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 36)

Ray and Gail / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clem Gretter
Pencils:
Clem Gretter
Inks:
Clem Gretter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[Episode 5] (Table of Contents: 37)

Vikings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils:
Alex Anthony Blum [as Anthony]
Inks:
Alex Anthony Blum [as Anthony]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Goofo the Great / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Goofo's callin' on Sis! I don't like him!
Genre:
humor

[Episode 2] (Table of Contents: 39)

A Tale of Two Cities / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Merna Gamble
Pencils:
Merna Gamble
Inks:
Merna Gamble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Charles Dickens novel

[Heading South, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 40)

Capt. Spiniker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Drew Mystery [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 41)

Dale Daring / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Ryan
Pencils:
Dick Ryan
Inks:
Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Stitch (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Rusty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Boy! What a day! It's great t'be alive!
Genre:
humor

[Submarine Terror, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 43)

Federal Men / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

It's a Dern Lie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Patrick
Pencils:
Bill Patrick
Inks:
Bill Patrick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
One day I was riding along the wide open prairies of Texas...

Indexer Notes

Story from Ralph Jeske, Milwaukee, Wis.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

credits, title page / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

Harmonica Playing Made Easy / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Earn This Bicycle (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jibby Jones
  2. 1. Get Your Copy Today
    More Fun
  3. 2. Bang!
  4. 3. [The Train Robbery, Part 4]
    Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers
  5. 4. ["So now ye fancy thyself an archer..."]
    Sir Loin of Beef
  6. 5. [Episode 4]
    Castaway Island
  7. 6. ["Come right back with that boilin' beef!"]
    Ol' Oz Bopp
  8. 7. [Episode Four]
    Captain Quick
  9. 8. [The St. Pierre Mystery, Part 2]
    Maginnis of the Mounties
  10. 9. [Knife Ambush, Part 5]
    Sagebrush 'n' Cactus
  11. 10. [Rajah Maharajah, Part 1]
    Sandor and the Lost Civilization
  12. 11. ["Sam!!" "Dawggone! It's always sump'n'!"]
    Sam the Porter
  13. 12. Funny Man
  14. 13. Big Premium Offer!
  15. 14. [Episode 3]
    King Arthur
  16. 15. ["Oh bury me on th' lone prairie--e-e..."]
    Rattlesnake Pete
  17. 16. 17-20 on the Black [Part 5]
    Jim Gale
  18. 17. Pandora's Box
    Myths of Gods and Men
  19. 18. Prometheus
    Myths of Gods and Men
  20. 19. On Dolorosa Isle [Part 1]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  21. 20. ["Don't forget your rubbers!"]
    Andy Handy
  22. 21. Landing on the Moon
    Stratosphere Special, 2036 A.D.
  23. 22. ["Ah! This is just the place..."]
    Needles
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Brain Teasers
  25. 24. ["Oh, boy -- Old Zip's asleep..."]
    Rock-Age Roy
  26. 25. ["You get me some quicksand, for Act 3!"]
    Bugville
  27. 26. ["Judgin' from this book, Tex, us modern cowpunchers don't amount t'much..."]
    Slim and Tex
  28. 27. ["Your wife's on the 'phone, Mr. Brown!!"]
    Laughing at Life
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    The Book Shelf
  30. 29. Answers to "Brain Teasers"
  31. 30. $5.00 Cash for a Letter!
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    The Radio Dialer
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Films to Watch For
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Magic!
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    The House of Magic
  36. 35. King Robert of Sicily, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Famous Poems Illustrated
  37. 36. [The Secret Cruise, Part 4]
    Ray and Gail
  38. 37. [Episode 5]
    Vikings
  39. 38. ["Goofo's callin' on Sis! I don't like him!"]
    Goofo the Great
  40. 39. [Episode 2]
    A Tale of Two Cities
  41. 40. [Heading South, Part 2]
    Capt. Spiniker
  42. 41. The Drew Mystery [Part 2]
    Dale Daring
  43. 42. ["Boy! What a day! It's great t'be alive!"]
    Rusty
  44. 43. [Submarine Terror, Part 2]
    Federal Men
  45. 44. ["One day I was riding along the wide open prairies of Texas..."]
    It's a Dern Lie
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Harmonica Playing Made Easy
  48. 47. Earn This Bicycle
    The Crowell Publishing Company
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Henry Andrews
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gregory Fischer
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