(September 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:
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

[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.

["H'ya, folks!" "Clancy, you've been on the force for 20 years..."] (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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancy

["Gangdom runs riot in the higher circles of art..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Radio Squad [Larry Trent; Sandy Keene]; Sam Shade; Maida Coleman

["In Alaska, land of adventure, Clip Carson meets and old acquaintance..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

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)

["Boy - I'd like to see that game!"] (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

Genre:
humor; children

["Captain Desmo, adventurer of the air, and his pal Gabby, the loquacious gent from Brooklyn..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

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)

["In the main office of the Northwest Mounted Headquarters..."] (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:
?

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