Four Color #13 - Mr. District Attorney
(1942)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "MR. DISTRICT ATTORNEY, No. 13." No code number. Copyright 1941, 1942, by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mr. District Attorney / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney
Reprints

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

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Kashuba ?
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba (credited)
Inks
Maurice Kashuba (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A new car is parked outside a house in a residential district, suddenly...
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; Joe; Jim
Synopsis
Mr. District Attorney and Harrington break up a stolen car ring.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story begins on inside front cover in black, red, and white.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Kashuba ?
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba
Inks
Maurice Kashuba
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen boss, I just saw English Eddy in Tony's one arm joint on Water Street.
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; Tony Galdoni; English Eddy; Rosa Galdoni
Synopsis
English Eddy is threatening a shop owner for money.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The spelling of English Eddy's name changes to English Eddie during the story.

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

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Kashuba ?
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba (credited)
Inks
Maurice Kashuba (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who was murdered, Riley?... How did it happen?
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; Riley; Joseph Shrophire; Elma Blake; Guy Watt; Marie Shorn; Miss Miller
Synopsis
A man is murdered at a seance.
Reprints
  • from The Funnies (Dell, 1936 series) #?

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

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Kashuba (credited)
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba (credited)
Inks
Maurice Kashuba (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A slouchy, suspicious character stands in the deep shadows outside the backstage door of the Bijou Theatre..................
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; Fingers; Tim; Charley; Rita; Mouse; Robert; Wassini
Synopsis
Crooks steal money from some performers at the theatre.
Reprints
  • from The Funnies (Dell, 1936 series) #?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is your last... are yuh joinin' the protective association or do we...
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; Nick; Ape; Dr. Botts; Dr. Sloane
Synopsis
Criminals use a bacteria to destroy produce of shop owners who don't pay protection money.
Reprints

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

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Kashuba ?
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba (credited as M. Kashuba)
Inks
Maurice Kashuba (credited as M. Kashuba)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a midtown apartment hotel about 11:30 at night....
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; Riley; James Stacey
Synopsis
A man is thrown out of a hotel window.
Reprints

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

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Inks
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a lonely spot on a state highway, a suspicious looking car waits in the shadows.... in the distance a truck approaches.
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Jake; Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; Butch; Miss Miller; Murphy
Synopsis
Mr. District Attorney and Harrington go undercover to break up a hijacking ring.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Kashuba ?
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba (signed as M. Kashuba)
Inks
Maurice Kashuba (signed as M. Kashuba)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the printing shop of a small local newspaper owned by William Beck a patriotic American...
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; William Beck; Ezra Cabot; Mr. Groul; Igor Stanlousky; Hans Krotz
Synopsis
Fifth columnists murder a newspaper owner and a patriotic union leader.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The city in this story is Central City rather than Midland City of other stories.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Kashuba ?
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba (credited)
Inks
Maurice Kashuba (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Funny!... It's after ten o'clock and nobody here yet.... oh, well, I'll leave a parcel post notice.
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; Saul Daley
Synopsis
A postman is robbed of a parcel containing a valuable diamond.
Reprints
  • from The Funnies (Dell, 1936 series) #?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Kashuba ?
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba ?
Inks
Maurice Kashuba ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. District Attorney is puzzled by the robbery and murder of Simon Wyatt, wealthy patron of the arts and collector of rare jewels.....
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; Simon Wyatt; Mr. Everett; Seymour Thuren III
Synopsis
A gang called the Pelicans are committing crimes.
Reprints

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

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A deserted mansion flares up like a flaming torch in the night!
Genre
detective-mystery; drama
Characters
Mr. District Attorney; Harrington; O'Malley; Johann Abbey; Laurence Cooper; Lucky; Jojo
Synopsis
Crooks are stealing valuables from mansions, then burning the mansions to hide the thefts.

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes on the back cover in color.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mr. District Attorney
  2. 1. ["A new car is parked outside a house in a residential district, suddenly..."]
    Mr. District Attorney
  3. 2. ["Listen boss, I just saw English Eddy in Tony's one arm joint on Water Street."]
    Mr. District Attorney
  4. 3. ["Who was murdered, Riley?... How did it happen?"]
    Mr. District Attorney
  5. 4. ["A slouchy, suspicious character stands in the deep shadows outside the backstage door of the Bijou Theatre.................."]
    Mr. District Attorney
  6. 5. ["This is your last... are yuh joinin' the protective association or do we..."]
    Mr. District Attorney
  7. 6. ["In a midtown apartment hotel about 11:30 at night...."]
    Mr. District Attorney
  8. 7. ["In a lonely spot on a state highway, a suspicious looking car waits in the shadows.... in the distance a truck approaches."]
    Mr. District Attorney
  9. 8. ["In the printing shop of a small local newspaper owned by William Beck a patriotic American..."]
    Mr. District Attorney
  10. 9. ["Funny!... It's after ten o'clock and nobody here yet.... oh, well, I'll leave a parcel post notice."]
    Mr. District Attorney
  11. 10. ["Mr. District Attorney is puzzled by the robbery and murder of Simon Wyatt, wealthy patron of the arts and collector of rare jewels....."]
    Mr. District Attorney
  12. 11. ["A deserted mansion flares up like a flaming torch in the night!"]
    Mr. District Attorney
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