(July 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)

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

["The Everglades...harborer of many secrets..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

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.

["There are 50,000,000 radio sets in this country..."] (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

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)

["I told my wife I'd bring home some fish for dinner!"] (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

Genre:
humor

["Captain Desmo and Gabby are at a west coast airport..."] (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:
?

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.

["The New York Aquarium building was once a fort..."] (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

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)

["A collection of priceless art treasures on view..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

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)

["After breaking the power of the Sea Khan..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

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)

["Up in the Yukon Country, where Sergeant O'Malley ..."] (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:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sgt. O'Malley; Black Hawk; Talley; Bailey
Synopsis:
Crooks try to steal the biggest gold nugget ever found in the territory.

["I'd like to open an interest account..."] (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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)

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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