(July 1941)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-05-23
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Fate
Reprints

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

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

[The Shadow Killers] (Table of Contents: 2)

Doctor Fate / comic story / 10 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; Ian Karkull (villain, introduction); Everett Dahlen (villain)
Synopsis
Following up the strange sighting of men who appear only as shadows, Doctor Fate must track down Karkull, who has invented the machine making this possible, turning him into a shadow for all eternity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit & synopsis modification made by Craig Delich.

Energy to Burn (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Aqueduct Case (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Pencils
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Inks
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sergeant Carey; Sleepy

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

Clip Carson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp (signed)
Inks
George Papp (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Everglades...harborer of many secrets...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Clip Carson; George Harvard; Doris Lovett
Synopsis
Carson appears to battle Seminoles in the Everglades but actually it's white men trying to hide a pitchblend mine.

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

Take My Word / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are 50,000,000 radio sets in this country...
Genre
non-fiction

The Justice Society of America Proudly Presents All-Star No. 5! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I told my wife I'd bring home some fish for dinner!
Genre
humor

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

Captain Desmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Desmo and Gabby are at a west coast airport...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Dessmo; Gabby; Enid Banks; Count Parla; Eddie
Synopsis
A spoiled rich girl hires "fake" crooks to liven up a party, and ends up being kidnapped.

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

Fish Facts / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The New York Aquarium building was once a fort...
Genre
non-fiction; animal

Here It Is -- Boys and Girls All-Flash Quarterly No.1! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

All-Flash Quarterly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Radio Squad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A collection of priceless art treasures on view...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Radio Squad [Larry Trent; Sandy Keene]; Rivers; Wu

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harold Sharp (signed)
Inks
Harold Sharp (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After breaking the power of the Sea Khan...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Lance Larkin; Nadya Wallace; Satan (Lance's horse)
Synopsis
Lance returns to Sumatra.

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

Stillicious / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Fatal Mistake (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1.17 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Baller (signed)
Pencils
Cliff Young (signed)
Inks
Cliff Young (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Hear Superman on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

More Fun Stamp Page / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks
Jack Lehti (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Up in the Yukon Country, where Sergeant O'Malley ...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Sgt. O'Malley; Black Hawk; Talley; Bailey
Synopsis
Crooks try to steal the biggest gold nugget ever found in the territory.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd like to open an interest account...
Genre
humor

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

advertisement / 0.17 page (report information)

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

Morrow Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Strangler] (Table of Contents: 23)

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]; the Chief; unnamed horticulturist (introduction, death)
Synopsis
A strange horticulturist creates devilish plant-killers that he sells to wealthy clients, then threatens to kill them unless they pay him blackmail.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit and synopsis added by Craig Delich.

At the Top of the Field! (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

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

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Tootsie Roll of Honor (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doctor Fate
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. [The Shadow Killers]
    Doctor Fate
  4. 3. Energy to Burn
    Baby Ruth
  5. 4. The Aqueduct Case
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  6. 5. ["The Everglades...harborer of many secrets..."]
    Clip Carson
  7. 6. ["There are 50,000,000 radio sets in this country..."]
    Take My Word
  8. 7. The Justice Society of America Proudly Presents All-Star No. 5!
  9. 8. ["I told my wife I'd bring home some fish for dinner!"]
    Laffs
  10. 9. ["Captain Desmo and Gabby are at a west coast airport..."]
    Captain Desmo
  11. 10. ["The New York Aquarium building was once a fort..."]
    Fish Facts
  12. 11. Here It Is -- Boys and Girls All-Flash Quarterly No.1!
    All-Flash Quarterly
  13. 12. ["A collection of priceless art treasures on view..."]
    Radio Squad
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  15. 14. ["After breaking the power of the Sea Khan..."]
    Lance Larkin
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stillicious
  17. 16. Fatal Mistake
  18. 17. Hear Superman on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    More Fun Stamp Page
  20. 19. ["Up in the Yukon Country, where Sergeant O'Malley ..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  21. 20. ["I'd like to open an interest account..."]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Morrow Coaster Brake
  24. 23. [The Strangler]
    The Spectre
  25. 24. At the Top of the Field!
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
  27. 26. The Tootsie Roll of Honor
    Tootsie Rolls
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Arthur Lortie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes