(May 1937)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1937-04-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor and publisher, uncredited); Vin Sullivan (associate editor, uncredited); Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor, uncredited)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1937, New Series, Volume 32, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 343378. Submitted as "New Adventure Comics" and as issue number v2#3 to the Copyright Office.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Kids on raft.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Train Robbery, Part 15] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming (signed as H. Fleming) (credited as H. Fleming)
Inks
Homer Fleming (signed as H. Fleming) (credited as H. Fleming)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the two riders draw near...
Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Captain Jim; Bob; Jane; Johnny

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Homer Fleming, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Fleming was a writer on this strip.

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

Chikko Chakko / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Inks
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Señor Mayor - Either we must pay this terrible-tempered tailor what we owe him...
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Chikko; The Mayor; The Sheriff

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Just for Fun / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm nuts about Marie but she spurns me!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fruit Store
Genre
humor

[Episode 2] (Table of Contents: 7)

Jungle Fever / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Winiarski (signed as Win) (credited as Win)
Pencils
Ed Winiarski (signed as Win) (credited as Win)
Inks
Ed Winiarski (signed as Win) (credited as Win)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Red and Curly have been rescued...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Red; Curly

[Episode 12] (Table of Contents: 8)

A Tale of Two Cities / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Dickens (original); Merna Gamble (adaptation)
Pencils
Merna Gamble (credited)
Inks
Merna Gamble (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Debarking at Calis...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Charles

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Charles Dickens novel.

[The Revenge of Devachan, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Adventures of Steve Conrad / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel (signed) (credited as Fless)
Inks
Creig Flessel (signed) (credited as Fless)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Steve has escaped from Dolorosa Isle...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Devachan (villain); Steve Conrad; Myra Rutherford

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Creig Flessel, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Flessel was a writer on this strip. In an interview published in Alter Ego #88, page 56, he was asked his role in the National offices. "I would illustrate the stories that Vin [Sullivan] and Whit [Ellsworth] would write".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Worth-While Pictures to Watch For / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
I. W. Magovern
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[Jackie Cooper] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Laidlaw
Pencils
Laidlaw
Inks
Laidlaw
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Jackie Cooper; Charley Chase; Guinn Williams

Indexer Notes

Chase's first name is given as Charlie, in error.

[Episode 13] (Table of Contents: 12)

Captain Quick / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After being knighted by Queen Elizabeth...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Kendal Quick; Grier
Synopsis
On orders from the Queen Captain Quick raids Spanish ships in the West Indies.

Indexer Notes

The first two pages are in black, white and red; the other two in black and white only.

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

Andy Handy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Inks
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly I painted myself into this corner!
Genre
humor
Characters
Andy Handy

Abou Ben Adhem, by Leigh Hunt (Table of Contents: 14)

Famous Poems Pictured / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Kiefer ?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Inks
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Letters
?

[Episode 2] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Monastery of the Blue God / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Munson Paddock (credited as Pad)
Inks
Munson Paddock (credited as Pad)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, roommate, I am to return to the States..
Genre
adventure
Characters
Douglas Stewart; Elsa von Saxenberg; Count Von Blander
Reprints

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

Laughing at Life / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My wife always told me I'd die dancing!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

A series of unrelated gag panels.

[Shanghai Pete, Part 7] (Table of Contents: 17)

Hardluck Harry / comic story / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Carney (credited as William Carney)
Pencils
Bill Carney (credited as William Carney)
Inks
Bill Carney (credited as William Carney)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harry is shanghaied...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Harry; Chow

[Episode 9] (Table of Contents: 18)

She / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She, seeing the scarab ring on Holly's finger...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Holly; She; Billali; Ustane

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the H. Rider Haggard novel.

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

Ol' Oz Bopp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wanna see somethin' swell?
Genre
humor
Characters
Ol' Oz Bopp

[Episode 15] (Table of Contents: 20)

The Vikings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils
Alex Blum (credited as Anthony)
Inks
Alex Blum (credited as Anthony)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Modred now High Priest of the Druids...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Modred; Hasylwyn; Ivar; Sundgrid

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

International Good Neighbor Club / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Episode 10] (Table of Contents: 22)

The Golden Dragon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited, signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I still can't figure out how the lamps became lit.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ken; Ian

[Knights of the Royal Bull, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 23)

Don Coyote / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Patrick
Pencils
Bill Patrick
Inks
Bill Patrick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So, thou would'st get tough, eh?
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Don Coyote; The Captain

[Rajah Maharajah, Part 11] (Table of Contents: 24)

Sandor and the Lost Civilization / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thwarted in his attempt to leave the palace court-yard...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Sandor; Rajah Maharajah (villain); Jadev; Benar

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Homer Fleming, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Fleming was a writer on this strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Goofo the Great / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll kill you!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Goofo the Great

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

Dizzies / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm tired of chicken and dumplings
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Two unrelated gag panels.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Hohner Harmonicas / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 28)

Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Donohoe
Pencils
Joe Donohoe
Inks
Joe Donohoe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Detective Sgt. Carey

Indexer Notes

Sequence missing from fiche used to index issue, but added based on Keltner's Guide and gap in storyline between previous and following issues.

The Snatch! (Table of Contents: 29)

Slim and Tex / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Lovy (credited)
Pencils
Alex Lovy (credited)
Inks
Alex Lovy (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Slim; Grace Fowler; Pat; Jerry; Tex; Mr. Entwhistle

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

It's a Dern Lie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Patrick
Pencils
Bill Patrick
Inks
Bill Patrick
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some time ago, I decided to enter a cooking contest...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

"As told by Marion W. Clayton"

Action-Packed Stories in Color! (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

Factory to You (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. [The Train Robbery, Part 15]
    Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers
  4. 3. ["Señor Mayor - Either we must pay this terrible-tempered tailor what we owe him..."]
    Chikko Chakko
  5. 4. ["I'm nuts about Marie but she spurns me!"]
    Just for Fun
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  7. 6. ["Fruit Store"]
  8. 7. [Episode 2]
    Jungle Fever
  9. 8. [Episode 12]
    A Tale of Two Cities
  10. 9. [The Revenge of Devachan, Part 3]
    The Adventures of Steve Conrad
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Pictures to Watch For
  12. 11. [Jackie Cooper]
    Straight from Hollywood
  13. 12. [Episode 13]
    Captain Quick
  14. 13. ["Golly I painted myself into this corner!"]
    Andy Handy
  15. 14. Abou Ben Adhem, by Leigh Hunt
    Famous Poems Pictured
  16. 15. [Episode 2]
    The Monastery of the Blue God
  17. 16. ["My wife always told me I'd die dancing!"]
    Laughing at Life
  18. 17. [Shanghai Pete, Part 7]
    Hardluck Harry
  19. 18. [Episode 9]
    She
  20. 19. ["Wanna see somethin' swell?"]
    Ol' Oz Bopp
  21. 20. [Episode 15]
    The Vikings
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    International Good Neighbor Club
  23. 22. [Episode 10]
    The Golden Dragon
  24. 23. [Knights of the Royal Bull, Part 3]
    Don Coyote
  25. 24. [Rajah Maharajah, Part 11]
    Sandor and the Lost Civilization
  26. 25. ["I'll kill you!!"]
    Goofo the Great
  27. 26. ["I'm tired of chicken and dumplings"]
    Dizzies
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Hohner Harmonicas
  29. 28. [Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons, Part 2]
    Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad
  30. 29. The Snatch!
    Slim and Tex
  31. 30. ["Some time ago, I decided to enter a cooking contest..."]
    It's a Dern Lie
  32. 31. Action-Packed Stories in Color!
    Detective Comics
  33. 32. Factory to You
    Remington Rand
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