(August 1941)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-06-25
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) /

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

[Wotan and Karkull] (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]; Wotan (villain); Ian Karkull (villain); Inza Kramer; Bob Walker
Synopsis
Ken Nelson and Inza investigate the strange "wind that laughs" that apparently killed every member of the ill-fated Arundel Expedition, but it's Dr. Fate who discovers the eveil behind it: Wotan and Karkull, who team up to destroy Dr. Fate.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lettering credit & modified synopsis added by Craig Delich.

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

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
Young Ellis takes his flying seriously!
Genre
humor

The Justice Society of America Presents All-Star No. 6! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Chinatown Case (Table of Contents: 5)

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; Diana Dart; Sin Fu (villain)
Synopsis
The Captain's daughter has disappeared in Chinatown so Carey and Sleepy go looking for her.

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

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
Alaska...land of the pioneers so like those that forged the United States...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Clip Carson; Flanden
Synopsis
Carson is in Alaska investigating missing planes.

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

Quiz.. / activity / 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
1. Where are Panama hats made?

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

Laffies / 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
Junior, what are you doing over there?
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, adventurer of the air, and his pal from Brooklyn, Gabby...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Desmo; Gabby; Light Fingered Harry (villain)
Synopsis
Desmo investigates a murder on a train.

"Don't Fire Until You See the Whites of Their Eyes!" (Table of Contents: 10)

Famous American Words / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
William Prescott
Reprints

A Peach of a Pair! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the D.A.'s Daughter (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]; Lorna Drake; Mary Ransom; Foxy Belin; Andre
Synopsis
Foxy Belin tries to discredit the D.A. by doping his daughter and staging a car wreck.

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

Good Movies and Books / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[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
Traveling across Sumatra's teeming jungles, Lance Larkin arrives...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Lance Larkin; Eve Norman; the Owl-Men (villain)
Synopsis
Lance finally makes it back to his gold mine in Sumatra, only to find someone's been stealing his gold.

Jack of All Trades (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Clem Gordon (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Dinky / comic story / 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
Wotta day!
Genre
humor; children

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

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
Everybody drink on Jean Giradoux...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Sgt. O'Malley; Black Hawk; Jean Giradoux; Hennessey

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

It's a Fact / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When paying cards originated...
Genre
non-fiction

Hear Superman on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[The Crimson Circle Mystic Society] (Table of Contents: 21)

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; Ralph Granger; Dr. Morgan; Carl Munson; Crimson Circle Mystic Society (villain); Bandar (villain)
Synopsis
The Spectre investigates a secret society that seems to be involved in murder and robbery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit by Craig Delich.

At the Top of the Field! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

United States Rubber Company / 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]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  3. 2. [Wotan and Karkull]
    Doctor Fate
  4. 3. ["Young Ellis takes his flying seriously!"]
  5. 4. The Justice Society of America Presents All-Star No. 6!
    All-Star Comics
  6. 5. The Chinatown Case
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  7. 6. ["Alaska...land of the pioneers so like those that forged the United States..."]
    Clip Carson
  8. 7. ["1. Where are Panama hats made?"]
    Quiz..
  9. 8. ["Junior, what are you doing over there?"]
    Laffies
  10. 9. ["Captain Desmo, adventurer of the air, and his pal from Brooklyn, Gabby..."]
    Captain Desmo
  11. 10. "Don't Fire Until You See the Whites of Their Eyes!"
    Famous American Words
  12. 11. A Peach of a Pair!
    All-Flash Quarterly; Mutt & Jeff
  13. 12. The Case of the D.A.'s Daughter
    Radio Squad
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Good Movies and Books
  15. 14. ["Traveling across Sumatra's teeming jungles, Lance Larkin arrives..."]
    Lance Larkin
  16. 15. Jack of All Trades
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  18. 17. ["Wotta day!"]
    Dinky
  19. 18. ["Everybody drink on Jean Giradoux..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  20. 19. ["When paying cards originated..."]
    It's a Fact
  21. 20. Hear Superman on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  22. 21. [The Crimson Circle Mystic Society]
    The Spectre
  23. 22. At the Top of the Field!
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    United States Rubber Company
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