New Comics #v1#7
(August 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:
1936-07-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Allied Newspaper Syndicate, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor, publisher); Vin Sullivan [as 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 the publication date as submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1936, New Series, Volume 31, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 317120.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Kid with crab on cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

"Hello!" --From the Artists (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

editorial

[The Train Robbery, Part 6] (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

"He Who Laughs Last, Laughs Best" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

[Episode 6] (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:
You're going to stay in and memorize the names...
Genre:
humor

[Episode 6] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Characters:
Kendall Quick; Marjorie; Rodriguez
Synopsis:
Quick surrenders to the Spaniards to protect Marjorie, then escapes in the middle of the night.
Reprints:

The Drew Mystery [Part 4] (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:
Dale Daring; Dick; the Old Man
Synopsis:
A strange old man offers to let Dick and Dale hide in his cave.

[Knife Ambush, Part 7] (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
Characters:
"Knife" Ambush (villain, introduction)

[Rajah Maharajah, Part 3] (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; Elaka
Synopsis:
Sandor's dog frees him from his bonds so he can escape the lion.

[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:
Ding! A ling! Ding!" "Good morning, folks! Get ready for your settin'-up exercises...
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The St. Pierre Mystery, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

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:
I shoulda put a bigger rock on the end of it!
Genre:
humor

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

Jungle-Town / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Scat!! No samples for cubs...
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

first appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Brain Teasers / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Young Lochinvar, by Sir Walter Scott (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Fore! (Table of Contents: 18)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Episode 2] (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 7] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jim Gale; Kim; Frog Morton (villain)
Synopsis:
Jim steals the pearls from Morton and tries to escape but he is stopped by a mysterious woman with a gun.

On Dolorosa Isle [Part 3] (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; Myra; Captain Judd; Devachan (villain)
Synopsis:
Devachan orders Myra to be sacrificed to the volcano.

[Episode 2] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ian Murray; Doris; Willis; Pan Chi-Lou; Reilly; Torgadoff
Synopsis:
Willis offers Murray a job delivering guns to a bandit in the Gobi desert.

[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:
Looks like I sorta beat you to it...
Genre:
humor

[Heading South, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

[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 / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Marjorie Knight
Letters:
typeset

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

Chikko Chakko / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ellis Edwards
Pencils:
Ellis Edwards
Inks:
Ellis Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I never go riding with you again, Cheeko!
Genre:
humor

[War with the Bear Sarks, Episode 7] (Table of Contents: 29)

The 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

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

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:
I hear Miss Brown is coming to the party...
Genre:
humor

[Episode 5] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

[The Secret Cruise, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ray; Gail; Aunt Millie
Synopsis:
Aunt Millie's map is missing and each crook thinks the other one has it.

[Episode 4] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

[Attack on Washington, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 34)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Carson
Synopsis:
In disguise, Steve mows down part of the invading army in order to reach the Experimental Science Building where he hopes to find something to end the invasion.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

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:
When my uncle was a young man...

Indexer Notes

Story from Francis Bacheller, Phillips, Me.

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

credits, title page / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Boys! Earn Money and Big Prizes (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

Factory to You (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. "Hello!" --From the Artists
  4. 3. [The Train Robbery, Part 6]
    Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers
  5. 4. "He Who Laughs Last, Laughs Best"
    Don Coyote
  6. 5. [Episode 6]
    Castaway Island
  7. 6. ["You're going to stay in and memorize the names..."]
    Ol' Oz Bopp
  8. 7. [Episode 6]
    Captain Quick
  9. 8. The Drew Mystery [Part 4]
    Dale Daring
  10. 9. [Knife Ambush, Part 7]
    Cal 'n' Alec
  11. 10. [Rajah Maharajah, Part 3]
    Sandor and the Lost Civilization
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Films to Watch For
  13. 12. ["Ding! A ling! Ding!" "Good morning, folks! Get ready for your settin'-up exercises..."]
    Needles
  14. 13. [The St. Pierre Mystery, Part 4]
    Maginnis of the Mounties
  15. 14. ["I shoulda put a bigger rock on the end of it!"]
    Andy Handy
  16. 15. ["Scat!! No samples for cubs..."]
    Jungle-Town
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Brain Teasers
  18. 17. Young Lochinvar, by Sir Walter Scott
    Famous Poems Pictured
  19. 18. Fore!
  20. 19. [Episode 2]
    She
  21. 20. 17-20 on the Black [Part 7]
    Jim Gale
  22. 21. On Dolorosa Isle [Part 3]
    Steve Conrad
  23. 22. [Episode 2]
    The Golden Dragon
  24. 23. ["Looks like I sorta beat you to it..."]
    Slim and Tex
  25. 24. [Heading South, Part 6]
    Cap'n Spiniker
  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. ["I never go riding with you again, Cheeko!"]
    Chikko Chakko
  30. 29. [War with the Bear Sarks, Episode 7]
    The Vikings
  31. 30. ["I hear Miss Brown is coming to the party..."]
    Goofo the Great
  32. 31. [Episode 5]
    King Arthur
  33. 32. [The Secret Cruise, Part 6]
    Ray & Gail
  34. 33. [Episode 4]
    A Tale of Two Cities
  35. 34. [Attack on Washington, Part 2]
    Federal Men
  36. 35. ["When my uncle was a young man..."]
    It's a Dern Lie
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Harmonica Playing Made Easy
  39. 38. Boys! Earn Money and Big Prizes
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  40. 39. Factory to You
    Remington Rand
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
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