New Comics #v1#6
(July 1936)

DC, 1935 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1936-06-04
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

First 68-page issue.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[Who Ate My Fish?] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

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

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

As New As Today! (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 5] (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
Characters:
Captain Jim; Uncle Bob; Jane; Johnny
Synopsis:
Jane and Johnny manage to escape from their captors when the two guards fight over a card game.

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

Don Coyote / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
What are ye goin' to do m'lord?
Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

formerly Sir Loin of Beef, with Cowhide becoming Hamburger

[Episode 5] (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:
MacDougal; Blackface; Hal
Synopsis:
Hal and MacDougal search for Sally. Blackface springs a trap.

[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:
Dang th' dang dang! No match!
Genre:
humor

[Episode 5] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Kendal Quick; Marjorie; Capt Rodriguez; Don Pedro Cordoz
Synopsis:
Quick's ship is attacked by Spanish pirates.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wheeler-Nicholson credited by Jerry Bails

The Drew Mystery [Part 3] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dick; Dale Daring; Stitch (villain); Dr. Millard

[Knife Ambush, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 9)

Cal 'n' Alec / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

formerly Sagebrush 'n' Cactus

[Rajah Maharajah, Part 2] (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; Rajah Maharajah (villain)
Synopsis:
Sandor is to be sacrificed to end the plague.

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Needles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Astronomers say it would take 87 years to reach the sun...
Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

The Radio Dialer / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Fun Puzzle / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
That's it -- A garden!
Genre:
humor

[The St. Pierre Mystery, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script:
Richard Matheson [as Babe Mather]
Pencils:
Richard Matheson [as Babe Mather]
Inks:
Richard Matheson [as Babe Mather]
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

Kambalu, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Table of Contents: 17)

Famous Poems Illustrated / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
H. C. Kiefer
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer
Colors:
? (black, white, and red)
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Hook, Line and Sinker! / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Say - How about shakin' some salt on those worms!
Genre:
humor

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 19)

She / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

adapted from the H. Rider Haggard novel

17-20 on the Black [Part 6] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jim Gale; Frog Morton; Kim; Alverido
Synopsis:
Jim fools Frog Morton into thinking he's the first mate. Morton leaves him in charge of the ship while he goes ashore.

On Dolorosa Isle [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Conrad; Keith Roland; Sam; Myra; Judd
Synopsis:
Steve and his friends are exploring the mysterious island when they get caught in a tropical storm. Then they are attacked by natives.

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

Jibby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
This guy knows what he's talkin' about all right!!!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jibby (maybe Jibby Jones, maybe not)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
An' that's because I don't consider puttin' rattlesnakes in my bed such a very funny joke!
Genre:
humor

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

Rusty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Boy! What swell fishin'...
Genre:
humor

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

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

Script:
Andrini the Great
Pencils:
Russell Cole
Inks:
Russell Cole
Letters:
typeset

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

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

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

The Book Shelf / text article / 0.9 page (report information)

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

Puzzle Solutions (Table of Contents: 28)

activity / 0.1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

[The Secret Cruise, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ray; Gail; Willie; Joe; Aunt Millie
Synopsis:
Everybody thinks Aunt Millie is dead and her treasure map lost. But if Aunt Millie is alive, who fell overboard?

[Episode 6] (Table of Contents: 30)

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: 31)

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:
Think, Missus Potts! You have me as your roomer...
Genre:
humor

[Episode 4] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

[Heading South, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 33)

Cap'n Spiniker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[Episode 3] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 35)

The Golden Dragon / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ken Cockerhill; Ian Murray; Torgadoff (villain)
Synopsis:
Two US military men have taught the Mongols so much about drilling and tactics that they've worked themselves out of a job. They talk of searching for Genghis Khan's treasure instead. They quickly get in trouble with a local overlord.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Wheeler-Nicholson serial in Short Stories Magazine March 1931.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Behind guarded portals -- crime's greatest drive of all time...
Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Carson; The president (not drawn as Roosevelt)
Synopsis:
A gigantic tank attacks the capitol. Men in gas masks enter the White House and capture the President.

Indexer Notes

The President (not FDR!)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

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:
While out hunting in the wild jungles of Rhode Island...

Indexer Notes

Story from Edith Horton of Brooklyn, N.Y.

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

credits, title page / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

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

Boys! Earn Money and Big Prizes (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Who Ate My Fish?]
  2. 1. Get Your Copy Today!
    More Fun
  3. 2. As New As Today!
  4. 3. [The Train Robbery, Part 5]
    Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers
  5. 4. ["What are ye goin' to do m'lord?"]
    Don Coyote
  6. 5. [Episode 5]
    Castaway Island
  7. 6. ["Dang th' dang dang! No match!"]
    Ol' Oz Bopp
  8. 7. [Episode 5]
    Captain Quick
  9. 8. The Drew Mystery [Part 3]
    Dale Daring
  10. 9. [Knife Ambush, Part 6]
    Cal 'n' Alec
  11. 10. [Rajah Maharajah, Part 2]
    Sandor and the Lost Civilization
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Films to Watch For
  13. 12. ["Astronomers say it would take 87 years to reach the sun..."]
    Needles
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Radio Dialer
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Fun Puzzle
  16. 15. ["That's it -- A garden!"]
    Andy Handy
  17. 16. [The St. Pierre Mystery, Part 3]
    Maginnis of the Mounties
  18. 17. Kambalu, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Famous Poems Illustrated
  19. 18. ["Say - How about shakin' some salt on those worms!"]
    Hook, Line and Sinker!
  20. 19. [Episode 1]
    She
  21. 20. 17-20 on the Black [Part 6]
    Jim Gale
  22. 21. On Dolorosa Isle [Part 2]
    Steve Conrad
  23. 22. ["This guy knows what he's talkin' about all right!!!"]
    Jibby
  24. 23. ["An' that's because I don't consider puttin' rattlesnakes in my bed such a very funny joke!"]
    Slim and Tex
  25. 24. ["Boy! What swell fishin'..."]
    Rusty
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Magic!
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    The House of Magic
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    The Book Shelf
  29. 28. Puzzle Solutions
  30. 29. [The Secret Cruise, Part 5]
    Ray & Gail
  31. 30. [Episode 6]
    Vikings
  32. 31. ["Think, Missus Potts! You have me as your roomer..."]
    Goofo the Great
  33. 32. [Episode 4]
    King Arthur
  34. 33. [Heading South, Part 3]
    Cap'n Spiniker
  35. 34. [Episode 3]
    A Tale of Two Cities
  36. 35. [Episode 1]
    The Golden Dragon
  37. 36. ["Behind guarded portals -- crime's greatest drive of all time..."]
    Federal Men
  38. 37. ["While out hunting in the wild jungles of Rhode Island..."]
    It's a Dern Lie
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Harmonica Playing Made Easy
  41. 40. Boys! Earn Money and Big Prizes
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
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