(June 1937)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1937-05-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor and publisher); Vin Sullivan (associate editor); Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)

Issue Notes

Junior Federal Men Club begins with this issue. Indicia says "VOL. 2 No. 4", cover says No. 16.

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 343379. Submitted as "New Adventure Comics" and as issue number v2#4 to the Copyright Office.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Federal Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery; crime
Characters
Steve Carson

The Comic Headliner! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

More Fun 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.

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

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Closely pursued, a smuggling craft adopts ruthless tactics...
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
Steve Carson; Wan Ling; Red Gorman (introduction, dies, villain)

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

Junior Federal Men Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Tsin Lee Incident, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dale Daring / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Ely
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dale Daring; Tsin Lee (villain); Captain Brewster

[Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Pencils
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Inks
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sgt. Carey; Sleepy; Sin Fu (villain)

[Episode 14] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
historical
Characters
Kendall Quick
Synopsis
Quick is captured by the Spanish and taken to Cartagena.

[Rajah Maharajah, Part 12] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Homer Fleming
Pencils
Homer Fleming
Inks
Homer Fleming
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sandor; Benar

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
I. W. Magovern
Letters
typeset

[Patsy Kelly] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Laidlaw
Pencils
Laidlaw
Inks
Laidlaw
Letters
?

Characters
Patsy Kelly; Robert Young; Ted Healy; Ole Olsen; Chic Johnson

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

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

Script
Russell Cole
Pencils
Russell Cole
Inks
Russell Cole
Colors
? (black, white, and red)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I 'member th' winter of seventy-two-
Genre
humor

Concord Hymn, by Ralph Waldo Emerson (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Henry Kiefer
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Letters
?

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

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

Script
Leo O'Mealia
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia
Inks
Leo O'Mealia
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spring tonic
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Th' Cunnel / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks
Whitney Ellsworth
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah'm starved - Mammy Lou!
Genre
humor
Characters
The Cunnel [Colonel] (only appearance)

Indexer Notes

In black and white.

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

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

Script
Bill Patrick
Pencils
Bill Patrick
Inks
Bill Patrick
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hubby has just been made mayor of our town...
Characters
Cameo: Editor of NEW ADVENTURE COMICS (Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson?)

Indexer Notes

"submitted by I. P. Hawkins Jeffers"

[Episode 3] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Munson Paddock
Inks
Munson Paddock
Colors
? (black, white, and red)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Douglas Stewart; Baroness Elsa Von Saxenberg; Von Bolander; Sgt. Miller; Corporal Drenoff
Synopsis
Captain Stewart is assigned to China to search for Bolshevik spies.

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

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

Script
Vin Sullivan
Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Quiet - Joe - I thought I just heard something!!
Genre
humor

[Knights of the Royal Bull, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Bill Patrick
Pencils
Bill Patrick
Inks
Bill Patrick
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

[Episode 10] (Table of Contents: 19)

She / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Sven Elven
Inks
Sven Elven
Colors
? (black, white, and red)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
She; Holly; Leo

Indexer Notes

adapted from the H. Rider Haggard novel

[Episode 13] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Merna Gamble
Pencils
Merna Gamble
Inks
Merna Gamble
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Charles Dickens novel

[Shanghai Pete, Part 8] (Table of Contents: 21)

Hardluck Harry / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Carney
Pencils
Bill Carney
Inks
Bill Carney
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Episode 16] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
? (black, white, and red)
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Ivar; Hasylwyn

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

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

Script
Ann Leslie
Letters
typeset

[The Revenge of Devachan, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Creig Flessel
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Conrad; Myra; Davachan; Tangi (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
Steve and Myra are stranded on an island and offered as sacrifice by the natives.

[Episode 11] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Tom Hickey
Inks
Tom Hickey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ian; Pan Chi-Lou; doris

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

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

Script
Russell Cole
Pencils
Russell Cole
Inks
Russell Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Emily's seeing too much of Joe!
Genre
humor

Big Prizes and Cash Profits! (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

cartoon / 0.35 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sit-down striker nothing!!
Genre
humor

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

advertisement / 0.15 page (report information)

[Episode 3] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
Ed Winiarski
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

continued in MORE FUN COMICS #22

[The Train Robbery, Part 16] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
Homer Fleming
Pencils
Homer Fleming
Inks
Homer Fleming
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Mystery! Adventure! Thrills! (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Federal Men
  2. 1. The Comic Headliner!
    More Fun Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. ["Closely pursued, a smuggling craft adopts ruthless tactics..."]
    Federal Men
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Junior Federal Men Club
  6. 5. [The Tsin Lee Incident, Part 3]
    Dale Daring
  7. 6. [Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons, Part 3]
    Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad
  8. 7. [Episode 14]
    Captain Quick
  9. 8. [Rajah Maharajah, Part 12]
    Sandor and the Lost Civilization
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Pictures to Watch For
  11. 10. [Patsy Kelly]
    Straight from Hollywood
  12. 11. ["I 'member th' winter of seventy-two-"]
    Ol' Oz Bopp
  13. 12. Concord Hymn, by Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Famous Poems Pictured
  14. 13. ["Spring tonic"]
    Andy Handy
  15. 14. ["Ah'm starved - Mammy Lou!"]
    Th' Cunnel
  16. 15. ["Hubby has just been made mayor of our town..."]
    It's a Dern Lie
  17. 16. [Episode 3]
    The Monastery of the Blue God
  18. 17. ["Quiet - Joe - I thought I just heard something!!"]
    Laughing at Life
  19. 18. [Knights of the Royal Bull, Part 4]
    Don Coyote
  20. 19. [Episode 10]
    She
  21. 20. [Episode 13]
    A Tale of Two Cities
  22. 21. [Shanghai Pete, Part 8]
    Hardluck Harry
  23. 22. [Episode 16]
    The Vikings
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    International Good Neighbor Club
  25. 24. [The Revenge of Devachan, Part 4]
    The Adventures of Steve Conrad
  26. 25. [Episode 11]
    The Golden Dragon
  27. 26. ["Emily's seeing too much of Joe!"]
    Goofo the Great
  28. 27. Big Prizes and Cash Profits!
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  29. 28. ["Ask for the big 'New Book of Comics' 10ยข at F. W. Woolworth Co. Stores"]
  30. 29. ["Sit-down striker nothing!!"]
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
  32. 31. [Episode 3]
    Jungle Fever
  33. 32. [The Train Robbery, Part 16]
    Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers
  34. 33. Mystery! Adventure! Thrills!
    Detective Comics
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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