(August 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

Indicia says VOL 2 No. 11; cover has No. 23.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Kid riding horse.

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

New Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.7 page (report information)

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

credits, title page / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Brain, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Brain (villain); Dealers in Death (villain)

["Take care of yourself on shore leave, McCann..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Marty McCann / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Cronin
Pencils:
Ed Cronin
Inks:
Ed Cronin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Marty McCann (introduction); Billy Buzz (introduction); Kayo Griffin (villain, introduction)

[Part 11] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Sven Elven
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

[The Smugglers, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 6)

Wing Brady / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Hickey
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Falaschi Bros. (villain); Nina (villain)

["Sudden terror grips a mighty metropolis..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
A scientist (villain, introduction)

[The Kidnapping of Spike, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Count Alex (villain)

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

Fun Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[Episode 22] (Table of Contents: 10)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Raymond Perry
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel

Batter Up!!! [Take Two] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

[Fang Gow of China, Part 23] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Fang Gow (villain)

["That medical science had progressed as far in the time of the Black Death..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

["But one thing marred the beauty of the lovely vision..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Tom Hickey
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Brad Handy; Claudia (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Claudia, the extremely beautiful but cruel ruler of the underwater city of Merlinia, wants the Brad Hardy, to rule by her side...but he wants no part of that.
Keywords:
Merlinia

["Fer the love o' cactus! Will ya listen to him snore!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

Hanko the Cowhand / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Envious? What makes you think I'm envious?"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Jest Jokes / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Episode 13] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script:
Sven Elven ?
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

[Island Adventure, Part 13] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

["Early one morning we sighted the trail of our companions..."] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

[Alaskan Adventure, Part 9] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

[The Boone County Fair, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

[People of the Red Planet, Part 9] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script:
Tom Hickey
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

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

Talk About Talkies / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mary Partrick
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Lord of Life, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 24)

Dr. Occult / comic story / 4 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:
The Lord of Life (villain, death); Zolar (villain, introduction, death); Rose Psychic

[The Secret Mine, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 25)

Jack Woods / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

[Linda's Stepmother, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre:
children

Charlemagne (Charles the Great) (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Charlemagne

[The Arsonist, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 28)

Johnnie Law / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Arsonist (villain)

["Remember - Don't stop 'n' talk with other sandwich men!"] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Victor Hugo (Table of Contents: 30)

Are You Handicapped? / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Victor Hugo
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Better Than Ever!
    New Adventure Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [The Brain, Part 4]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  5. 4. ["Take care of yourself on shore leave, McCann..."]
    Marty McCann
  6. 5. [Part 11]
    Pirate Gold
  7. 6. [The Smugglers, Part 5]
    Wing Brady
  8. 7. ["Sudden terror grips a mighty metropolis..."]
    Radio Squad
  9. 8. [The Kidnapping of Spike, Part 4]
    Spike Spalding
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  11. 10. [Episode 22]
    Ivanhoe
  12. 11. Batter Up!!! [Take Two]
    Pep Morgan
  13. 12. [Fang Gow of China, Part 23]
    Barry O'Neill
  14. 13. ["That medical science had progressed as far in the time of the Black Death..."]
    Just Suppose
  15. 14. ["But one thing marred the beauty of the lovely vision..."]
    Brad Hardy
  16. 15. ["Fer the love o' cactus! Will ya listen to him snore!"]
    Hanko the Cowhand
  17. 16. ["Envious? What makes you think I'm envious?"]
    Jest Jokes
  18. 17. [Episode 13]
    The Three Musketeers
  19. 18. [Island Adventure, Part 13]
    Woozy Watts
  20. 19. ["Early one morning we sighted the trail of our companions..."]
    Thrilling True Stories
  21. 20. [Alaskan Adventure, Part 9]
    Bob Merritt
  22. 21. [The Boone County Fair, Part 1]
    The Bradley Boys
  23. 22. [People of the Red Planet, Part 9]
    Mark Marson
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  25. 24. [The Lord of Life, Part 4]
    Dr. Occult
  26. 25. [The Secret Mine, Part 6]
    Jack Woods
  27. 26. [Linda's Stepmother, Part 4]
    Little Linda
  28. 27. Charlemagne (Charles the Great)
    The Magic Crystal of History
  29. 28. [The Arsonist, Part 3]
    Johnnie Law
  30. 29. ["Remember - Don't stop 'n' talk with other sandwich men!"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  31. 30. Victor Hugo
    Are You Handicapped?
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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