(September 1941)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-07-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A DC Publication
Editing
Mort Weisinger (actual editor)
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)

[The Reluctant Bridegroom] (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]; Clarice Winston; Tom Grant; Barbara Newsome; Clyde Wyckliff; Allen Tracy
Synopsis
The Spectre has to protect a bride and groom from a jealous suitor.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

-And This Is It! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Radio Bandits (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
Sergenat Carey; Sleepy

The Riddle of the Crying Clown! (Table of Contents: 5)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Weisinger
Pencils
Chad Grothkopf ?
Inks
Chad Grothkopf ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers] (introduction, origin); Tubby Watts; Professor Gill; Sam Leroy

Indexer Notes

Art id by Jerry Bails, but he's unconvinced.

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

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'ya, folks!" "Clancy, you've been on the force for 20 years...
Genre
humor
Characters
Clancy

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Chad Grothkopf
Inks
Chad Grothkopf
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gangdom runs riot in the higher circles of art...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Radio Squad [Larry Trent; Sandy Keene]; Sam Shade; Maida Coleman

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

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
In Alaska, land of adventure, Clip Carson meets and old acquaintance...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Clip Carson; Bill Weston; The Cipher (villain)

[Wagons Westward] (Table of Contents: 9)

Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Hear Superman on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

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
Boy - I'd like to see that game!
Genre
humor; children

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Cliff Young
Inks
Cliff Young
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Desmo, adventurer of the air, and his pal Gabby, the loquacious gent from Brooklyn...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Desmo; Gabby; Rex Wall; Lucy Dain

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

Syncro Devices / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Indian Sign (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1.17 pages (report information)

Script
John Hilton (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Young ?
Inks
Cliff Young
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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
In the main office of the Northwest Mounted Headquarters...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Sgt. O'Malley; Black Hawk

[The Great Drought] (Table of Contents: 17)

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; Adam Igorovich (villain, introduction, death); Nickolai (villain)
Synopsis
Dr. Fate investigates a weird villain who can stop the Earth's rotation and even draw it into the Sun!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last issue featuring Dr. Fate's full helmet. Letterer credit and synopsis modification added by Craig Delich.

Action! Thrills! Adventure! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

Modern Concise Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Take a Tip from a Navy Torpedo (Table of Contents: 20) (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. [The Reluctant Bridegroom]
    The Spectre
  4. 3. -And This Is It!
    Star Spangled Comics
  5. 4. The Radio Bandits
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  6. 5. The Riddle of the Crying Clown!
    Johnny Quick
  7. 6. ["H'ya, folks!" "Clancy, you've been on the force for 20 years..."]
    Clancy the Cop
  8. 7. ["Gangdom runs riot in the higher circles of art..."]
    Radio Squad
  9. 8. ["In Alaska, land of adventure, Clip Carson meets and old acquaintance..."]
    Clip Carson
  10. 9. [Wagons Westward]
    Books Worth Reading
  11. 10. Hear Superman on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  12. 11. ["Boy - I'd like to see that game!"]
    Dinky
  13. 12. ["Captain Desmo, adventurer of the air, and his pal Gabby, the loquacious gent from Brooklyn..."]
    Captain Desmo
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Syncro Devices
  15. 14. Indian Sign
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. ["In the main office of the Northwest Mounted Headquarters..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  18. 17. [The Great Drought]
    Doctor Fate
  19. 18. Action! Thrills! Adventure!
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Modern Concise Encyclopedia
  21. 20. Take a Tip from a Navy Torpedo
    United States Rubber Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Arthur Lortie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes