(March 1937)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor and publisher); Vincent A. Sullivan (associate editor); F. Whitney Ellsworth (associate 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

Last issue for all of the Tom Cooper features.

The indicia has "VOL. 2 No. 7", but the cover has "NO. 19".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spike Spalding / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spike Spalding
Keywords:
bears; hunting; muskets; rabbits; raccoon-skin caps; sleds; snow; winter

Better Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

New Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Resbian Revenge, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 3)

Sandra of the Secret Service / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks:
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandra; Manos (intro); Dimitri (intro)
Synopsis:
On the ship back to America, Sandra and a young man are attacked and thrown overboard.

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

[Prince of Patrania, Part 17] (Table of Contents: 4)

Spike Spalding / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spike Spalding; Pincus; The Sailor; Count Alex; Ruppo; King Philip
Synopsis:
Count Alex decides to kidnap the King.

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

[Episode 9] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Three Musketeers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alexandre Dumas (Original Novel); Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (Adaptation)
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Alexandre Dumas novel.

["Well! De strikers is picketin' de ol' mill!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Sam the Porter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam the Porter

Big Prizes and Cash Profits! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Fake!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Pincus / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan [as V. S.] (signed)
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan [as V. S.] (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan [as V. S.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pincus

[The Ray of Life, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 9)

Dr. Occult / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Leger]
Pencils:
Joe Shuster [as Reuths]
Inks:
Joe Shuster [as Reuths]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Doctor Occult; Rose Psychic (intro)
Synopsis:
Doctor Occult encounters a dead body in a restaurant.

[The Smugglers, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 10)

Wing Brady / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Bradey; Captain Chevigny; Lynn Harding
Synopsis:
Wing is ordered to escort Lynn to Tunis to meet her father.

["Be Modern"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Hap the Sap / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter DeAngelo (signed)
Pencils:
Peter DeAngelo (signed)
Inks:
Peter DeAngelo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hap the Sap (intro)

["Hey! Where are you going, fishing?"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Pep Morgan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Pencils:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Mr. Morgan (Pep's father); Pep Morgan

[Massachusetts Fun Club Members] (Table of Contents: 13)

Fun Club / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Morse code and a list of Fun Club members from Massachusetts.

[Episode 18] (Table of Contents: 14)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Walter Scott (Original Novel); Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (Adaptation)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Maurice de Bracy; Front de-Boeuf; Fitzurse
Synopsis:
Fitzurse rides to imprison King Richard.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel

Duotone in red and black

Sea Gold [Part 4] (Table of Contents: 15)

Captain Grim / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Grim; Liverpool Johnny; Tyner; Nubbins

Indexer Notes

Story was written as if it was to be continued next issue, but this was the last appearance.

Fang Gow of China [Part 19] (Table of Contents: 16)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-NIcholson
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry O'Neil; Fang Gow; Legrand; Dr. Bonfils; Jean Legrand
Synopsis:
Dr. Bonfils is forced to operate to save Fang Gow's life.

["Brad, Prince Kardos and the 5 survivors of the fierce underground battle..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

Brad Hardy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Brad Hardey; Prince Kardos
Synopsis:
Bard rescues Kardos from a snake.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[The Holdup, Part 11] (Table of Contents: 18)

Along the Main Line / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Malverne; Slick Carter; Dawkins; Jake; Ed; Blake
Synopsis:
Dawkins and Carter escape on a tramp steamer.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Duotone in red and black

["That the German admiral had not seen fit to back down when Dewey ordered..."] (Table of Contents: 19)

Just Suppose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer [as H.C. Kiefer]
Inks:
A. D. Kiefer
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Admiral Dewey

["Ye gods! It works!!"] (Table of Contents: 20)

Just Jokes / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["The doctor opened the gate..."] (Table of Contents: 21)

Thrilling True Stories / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Speed [as Richard B. Speed] (credited)
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[People of the Red Planet, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 22)

Mark Marson / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Marsen; King Sarno; Monty; Gail Hillary
Synopsis:
Sarno wants to convert Gail into one of the Red People.

Indexer Notes

Duotone in red and black

[Captain Hale, Gun-Runner, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 23)

Midshipman Dewey / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Dewey; Bango; the Leopard Men (Intro)
Synopsis:
Dewey is captured by the Leopard Men.

Indexer Notes

Story is executed as if it was to be continued, but this was the last appearance.

[Alaskan Adventure, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 24)

Bob Merritt / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Saunders; Monk Morton
Synopsis:
Saunders escapes from Monk Morton only to be captured by a group of Asians.

In the Movies (Table of Contents: 25)

Spike Spalding / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Little (Signed)
Pencils:
Frank Little (Signed)
Inks:
Frank Little (Signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spike Spalding; Pincus

Indexer Notes

Flip-book story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Talk about Talkies / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mary Patrick (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Arthur Shields (photograph)

[William Powell, Freddie Bartholomew, Al Jolson, Gary Cooper] (Table of Contents: 27)

Straight from Hollywood / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Laidlaw (signed)
Pencils:
Laidlaw (signed)
Inks:
Laidlaw (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Freddie Bartholomew; Al Jolson; Gary Cooper; William Powell
Keywords:
celebrity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Party Page / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Monica MacClane
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth
Letters:
typeset

[Kidnapped! Part 4] (Table of Contents: 29)

Little Linda / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Linda; Ned Flint; Silas Flint; Watson
Synopsis:
Silas rushes to the hospital to be with his nephew.

[In the Wilderness, Part 7] (Table of Contents: 30)

The Bradley Boys / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Pencils:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tom Bradley; Jack Bradley; Harry Matson; Minky; Tatters; The Boss
Synopsis:
Matson manages to guide Tom and Jack home, but faces capture by the police.

[Island Adventure, Part 9] (Table of Contents: 31)

Woozy Watts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Woozy Watts
Synopsis:
Black Tom and Watts' lawyers are searching for him. People back home read about it in the paper.

["This time, the Magic Crystal reveals to Bobby and Binks, what is going on in Britain..."] (Table of Contents: 32)

The Magic Crystal of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bobby; Binks; King Vortigern; Hengist; Horsa; Augustine; Ethelbert
Synopsis:
Early history of Britain.

Cheyenne Chief Yellow Hand (Table of Contents: 33)

American Indian Chiefs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Speed (signed)
Pencils:
Richard Speed (signed)
Inks:
Richard Speed (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography; western-frontier
Characters:
Chief Yellow Hand

["Here - Mr. Burglar - You forgot the silverware!"] (Table of Contents: 34)

Loonies / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["I'll do anything you say -- Only please don't hit me!!"] (Table of Contents: 35)

Loonies / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Hohner Harmonicas / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[The Secret Mine, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 37)

Jack Woods / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks:
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jack Woods; Val Stanton; Hines
Synopsis:
Jack infiltrates Stanton's operation.

[Part 8] (Table of Contents: 38)

Pirate Gold / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Sven Elven (signed)
Inks:
Sven Elven (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Jeff Roberts; Captain Dennis

[The Dan Bowers Case, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 39)

Radio Squad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandy Kean; Jimmy Trent; Dan Bowers; Amos Twist
Synopsis:
Twist calls Jimmy to testify for the defense!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

formerly Calling All Cars

["Knock - Knock!"] (Table of Contents: 40)

Alger's Variety Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[New York, the International City!] (Table of Contents: 41)

It's a Fact / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Swelegant Is the Word for It! (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spike Spalding
  2. 1. Better Than Ever!
    New Adventure Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [Resbian Revenge, Part 1]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  5. 4. [Prince of Patrania, Part 17]
    Spike Spalding
  6. 5. [Episode 9]
    The Three Musketeers
  7. 6. ["Well! De strikers is picketin' de ol' mill!"]
    Sam the Porter
  8. 7. Big Prizes and Cash Profits!
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  9. 8. ["Fake!"]
    Pincus
  10. 9. [The Ray of Life, Part 2]
    Dr. Occult
  11. 10. [The Smugglers, Part 1]
    Wing Brady
  12. 11. ["Be Modern"]
    Hap the Sap
  13. 12. ["Hey! Where are you going, fishing?"]
    Pep Morgan
  14. 13. [Massachusetts Fun Club Members]
    Fun Club
  15. 14. [Episode 18]
    Ivanhoe
  16. 15. Sea Gold [Part 4]
    Captain Grim
  17. 16. Fang Gow of China [Part 19]
    Barry O'Neill
  18. 17. ["Brad, Prince Kardos and the 5 survivors of the fierce underground battle..."]
    Brad Hardy
  19. 18. [The Holdup, Part 11]
    Along the Main Line
  20. 19. ["That the German admiral had not seen fit to back down when Dewey ordered..."]
    Just Suppose
  21. 20. ["Ye gods! It works!!"]
    Just Jokes
  22. 21. ["The doctor opened the gate..."]
    Thrilling True Stories
  23. 22. [People of the Red Planet, Part 5]
    Mark Marson
  24. 23. [Captain Hale, Gun-Runner, Part 6]
    Midshipman Dewey
  25. 24. [Alaskan Adventure, Part 5]
    Bob Merritt
  26. 25. In the Movies
    Spike Spalding
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Talk about Talkies
  28. 27. [William Powell, Freddie Bartholomew, Al Jolson, Gary Cooper]
    Straight from Hollywood
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Party Page
  30. 29. [Kidnapped! Part 4]
    Little Linda
  31. 30. [In the Wilderness, Part 7]
    The Bradley Boys
  32. 31. [Island Adventure, Part 9]
    Woozy Watts
  33. 32. ["This time, the Magic Crystal reveals to Bobby and Binks, what is going on in Britain..."]
    The Magic Crystal of History
  34. 33. Cheyenne Chief Yellow Hand
    American Indian Chiefs
  35. 34. ["Here - Mr. Burglar - You forgot the silverware!"]
    Loonies
  36. 35. ["I'll do anything you say -- Only please don't hit me!!"]
    Loonies
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Hohner Harmonicas
  38. 37. [The Secret Mine, Part 2]
    Jack Woods
  39. 38. [Part 8]
    Pirate Gold
  40. 39. [The Dan Bowers Case, Part 3]
    Radio Squad
  41. 40. ["Knock - Knock!"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  42. 41. [New York, the International City!]
    It's a Fact
  43. 42. Swelegant Is the Word for It!
    Detective Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes