(February 1941)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (uncredited)
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White (#9-47); Full Color (#48 onwards)
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#9-11); Glossy Covers (#12 onwards)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Spectre / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Spectre
Reprints:

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

Lancaster County Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Ghost of Elmer Watson] (Table of Contents: 2)

The 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; Elmer Watson
Synopsis:
Elmer Watson comes back to avenge his own death, something that causes the Spectre more headaches than problems solved.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Blasting Gang (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Joe Donohoe
Pencils:
Joe Donohoe
Inks:
Joe Donohoe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sgt. Carey

["Here comes trouble!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; James Kent; O'Toole (chimpanzee); Jack Brent; Santu; Tate
Synopsis:
Bill and the professor expose a real estate fraud.
Keywords:
disguise; rhinoceroses

["Sphinx is a Greek word for a creature..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

True-isms.. / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty] (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty] (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Superman Krypto-Raygun / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["As our story opens, we find Captain Desmo and his pal..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

["Twenty-four hours a day guardians of law and order..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

The Wildcat Strikes (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rex Gilbert
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Superman Is on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Arab Avalanche (Table of Contents: 12)

Lance Larkin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harold Sharp [as HWS] (signed)
Inks:
Harold Sharp [as HWS] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Lance Larkin

["Biff Bronson and his pal, Dan Druff, are visiting Biff's Uncle Jim..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

Biff Bronson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert Sulman
Pencils:
Joe Sulman
Inks:
Joe Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Biff Bronson

Our Flag (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty] (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty] (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff [as Bolty] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Adventure Comics; Hourman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

More Fun Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page mostly consists of ads from stamps dealers.

["Two old sourdoughs, veterans of many a gold rush ..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sgt. O'Malley

[The Menace of Mayoor] (Table of Contents: 18)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Sherman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doctor Fate [Kent Nelson]; Inza Kramer; Mayoor (villain)
Synopsis:
Dr. Fate and Inza visit an ancient temple and run smack into Mayoor, the ancient evil Mayan god, who puts Inza under his evil spell.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit and synopsis added by Craig Delich.

At the Top of the Field! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Spectre
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Lancaster County Seed Co.
  3. 2. [The Ghost of Elmer Watson]
    The Spectre
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  5. 4. The Blasting Gang
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  6. 5. ["Here comes trouble!"]
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. ["Sphinx is a Greek word for a creature..."]
    True-isms..
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Superman Krypto-Raygun
  9. 8. ["As our story opens, we find Captain Desmo and his pal..."]
    Captain Desmo
  10. 9. ["Twenty-four hours a day guardians of law and order..."]
    Radio Squad
  11. 10. The Wildcat Strikes
  12. 11. Superman Is on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  13. 12. The Arab Avalanche
    Lance Larkin
  14. 13. ["Biff Bronson and his pal, Dan Druff, are visiting Biff's Uncle Jim..."]
    Biff Bronson
  15. 14. Our Flag
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Adventure Comics; Hourman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    More Fun Stamp Page
  18. 17. ["Two old sourdoughs, veterans of many a gold rush ..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  19. 18. [The Menace of Mayoor]
    Doctor Fate
  20. 19. At the Top of the Field!
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Arthur Lortie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes