(July 1937)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1937-06-07
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:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia says "VOL. 2 No. 5", while the cover has No. 17.

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1937, New Series, Volume 32, Number 3. Second class permit. Copyright number 343380. Submitted as "New Adventure Comics" and as issue number v2#5 to the Copyright Office.

The last known issue to appear the Catalog of Copyright Entries until after the Wheeler-Nicholson bankruptcy in 1938, indicating the series probably stopped being submitted for copyright registration by Wheeler-Nicholson after this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Boy (chased by bear)

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.

[The Train Robbery, Part 17] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

[Pearl of the Bleeding Heart, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 4)

Nadir, Master of Magic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Ely
Pencils:
Bill Ely [as Will Georgi]
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Nadir; Arcot; Sir Thomas Ellsworth

["You knows so much 'bout hist'ry..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

An Open Letter (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Detective Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

The Embossogram Company / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

[Episode 12] (Table of Contents: 8)

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 Murray; Doris Whipple; Pan Chi-Lou

[The Revenge of Devachan, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Devachan (villain); Tangi (villain)
Synopsis:
Steve is rescued by a monkey.

Junior Federal Men Club (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Carson
Letters:
typeset

[Episode 15] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Kendal Quick

["Git out o' here!!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Casabianca, by Felicia Dorothea Hemans (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
H. C. Kiefer
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

"The boy stood on the burning deck" poem

["She loves me she loves me not"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Busty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Hermans
Pencils:
Bob Hermans
Inks:
Bob Hermans
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Busty (only appearance)

Indexer Notes

Colors are black, white, and red.

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

International Good Neighbor Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ann Leslie
Letters:
typeset

[Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sgt Carey; Sleepy

Indexer Notes

Black and white.

["You ought to try the Hotel Biltmore..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["Sinker, that new animal arrived..."] (Table of Contents: 18)

Sinker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Hermans
Pencils:
Bob Hermans
Inks:
Bob Hermans
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["I'm f'm th' Evening-Journal!"] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[Episode 11] (Table of Contents: 20)

She / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

adapted from the H. Rider Haggard novel

[Episode 14] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

["The first thing in th' morning I'll have Oz beat th' rugs!"] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[Episode 17] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils:
Alex Blum [as Anthony]
Inks:
Alex Blum [as Anthony]
Colors:
? (black, white, and red)
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script:
I. W. Magovern
Letters:
typeset

[Frank Mc. Hugh] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
Laidlaw
Pencils:
Laidlaw
Inks:
Laidlaw
Letters:
?

[Rajah Maharajah, Part 13] (Table of Contents: 26)

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; Rajah Maharajah (villain); Benar

[Episode 4] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Munson Paddock
Inks:
Munson Paddock
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Douglas Stewart; Elsa Von Saxenberg; Sgt. Miller; Corporal Drenof; Von Bolander (villain)
Synopsis:
Captain Stewart is assigned to the intelligence service in Peking, China.

[The Tsin Lee Incident, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script:
Bill Ely
Pencils:
Bill Ely [as Will Georgi]
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

["Why do you stare at me..."] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script:
Ellis Edwards
Pencils:
Ellis Edwards
Inks:
Ellis Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Case of the Clueless Crime (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Carson; Nate Lane (introduction, villain); Blackie Farrow (introduction, villain)

["Takes in air through nostrils..."] (Table of Contents: 31)

Things You Ought to Know / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Speed ?
Pencils:
Richard Speed ?
Inks:
Richard Speed ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

["Boy! What a swell day to go fishing!"] (Table of Contents: 32)

Sinker / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Hermans
Pencils:
Bob Hermans
Inks:
Bob Hermans
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Comic Headliner!
    More Fun Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [The Train Robbery, Part 17]
    Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers
  5. 4. [Pearl of the Bleeding Heart, Part 1]
    Nadir, Master of Magic
  6. 5. ["You knows so much 'bout hist'ry..."]
    Sam the Porter
  7. 6. An Open Letter
    Detective Comics
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Embossogram Company
  9. 8. [Episode 12]
    The Golden Dragon
  10. 9. [The Revenge of Devachan, Part 5]
    The Adventures of Steve Conrad
  11. 10. Junior Federal Men Club
  12. 11. [Episode 15]
    Captain Quick
  13. 12. ["Git out o' here!!"]
    Andy Handy
  14. 13. Casabianca, by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
    Famous Poems Pictured
  15. 14. ["She loves me she loves me not"]
    Busty
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    International Good Neighbor Club
  17. 16. [Murder at the Thousand Bleeding Dragons, Part 4]
    Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad
  18. 17. ["You ought to try the Hotel Biltmore..."]
    Laughing at Life
  19. 18. ["Sinker, that new animal arrived..."]
    Sinker
  20. 19. ["I'm f'm th' Evening-Journal!"]
    Goofo the Great
  21. 20. [Episode 11]
    She
  22. 21. [Episode 14]
    A Tale of Two Cities
  23. 22. ["The first thing in th' morning I'll have Oz beat th' rugs!"]
    Ol' Oz Bopp
  24. 23. [Episode 17]
    The Vikings
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Pictures to Watch For
  26. 25. [Frank Mc. Hugh]
    Straight from Hollywood
  27. 26. [Rajah Maharajah, Part 13]
    Sandor and the Lost Civilization
  28. 27. [Episode 4]
    The Monastery of the Blue God
  29. 28. [The Tsin Lee Incident, Part 4]
    Dale Daring
  30. 29. ["Why do you stare at me..."]
    Chikko Chakko
  31. 30. The Case of the Clueless Crime
    Federal Men
  32. 31. ["Takes in air through nostrils..."]
    Things You Ought to Know
  33. 32. ["Boy! What a swell day to go fishing!"]
    Sinker
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Allen Ross
  • Gregory Fischer
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