(October 1937)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
3
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

The indicia has "VOL. 3 No. 1", but the cover has "No. 25".


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Synopsis:
Football player carrying kid under his arm.
Keywords:
football

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as The Editors]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Brain, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Will Ely
Pencils:
Will Ely (signed)
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandra; Michael; The Brain (Dies)
Synopsis:
Sandra and Micheal are rescued by marines.

Indexer Notes

conclusion

["A telephoned warning frightens Richard Manners..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

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:
Doctor Occult; Richard Manners (dies); Captain Ellsworth
Synopsis:
Manners is shrunken to doll size by an embittered scientist.

["De trubble wif you is you bin on a sit-down strike ever since you wuz born!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Daffies (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Dopies (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Hohner Harmonicas / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[The Smugglers, Part 7] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Abdul-Crim; Morros
Synopsis:
With Morros's help, Wing captures Abdul-Crim.

Peter the Hermit -- "Apostle of the First Crusade" (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bobby; Binks; Peter the Hermit

["The threats and cries of the angry crowd..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

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:
The Sailor; Spike Spaulding; Count Alex; Ruppo; Pincus; King Philip; Margie
Synopsis:
Spike appears as the King and unnerves Ruppo.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Episode 24] (Table of Contents: 12)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Athlestene

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel; red only

["She's yours, Hanko..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
Creig Flessel
Pencils:
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Inks:
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Hanko; Daisy
Synopsis:
Hank trades in his horse for an auto.

[Fang Gow of China, Part 25] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Leo O'Mealia
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry O'Neil; Fang Gow; Jean Legrand
Synopsis:
Fang Gow is ready to cut off Jean's Finger when Barry pulls the trigger.

[Part 13] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script:
Sven Elven
Pencils:
Sven Elven (signed)
Inks:
Sven Elven
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Jeff Roberts; Captain Dennis; Tsang Li
Synopsis:
Captain Daniels and Jeff are accosted by Chinese pirates.

[People of the Red Planet, Part 11] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Marson; Monty; Gail Hillary; Prof. Hillary
Synopsis:
Mark rescues Prof. Hillary and blows up the Red People's stronghold.

Indexer Notes

end of story; red only

[At the County Fair, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script:
Creig Flessel
Pencils:
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Inks:
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tom Bradley; Jack Bradley; Nita Noble
Synopsis:
The boys fight over Nita, but she has other plans.

["It's my own idea..."] (Table of Contents: 18)

Jest Jokes / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Episode 15] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
D'Artagnan; Madame Bonancieux
Synopsis:
Athos is arrested, mistaken for D'Artagnan.

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Alexandre Dumas novel

[Island Adventure, Part 15] (Table of Contents: 20)

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; the woman in red
Synopsis:
Woozy finds a chest with a message in it.

Indexer Notes

red only

["Just suppose that Tom Paine had not written the pamphlet 'The Crisis'..."] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Inks:
A. D. Kiefer (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Tom Paine

Indexer Notes

last episode

[Alaskan Adventure, Part 11] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bob Merritt; Dicky Saunders
Synopsis:
Bob escapes from the Asiatics but Dicky is underground trying to stop Monk Morton's planted bombs from going off.

["An-wot's more! I'm the quarterback - I'm running this team!"] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script:
Creig Flessel
Pencils:
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Inks:
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pep; Shorty

["Having just defeated Lord Zion in a battle of brawn..."] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Brad Hardy; Queen Claudia; Kardos
Synopsis:
Brad becomes king of the sub-sea world.

Indexer Notes

red only

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

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

Script:
Mary Partrick
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bing Crosby
Keywords:
movie reviews

["Some make me blush Chinese red..."] (Table of Contents: 26)

Off the Set / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gill Fox
Pencils:
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks:
Gill Fox (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Paul Muni; Preston Foster; Victor McLaglen; John Ford
Keywords:
celebrity

["Gee, it seems funny t'be out of the navy and away from the old bunch..."] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script:
Ed Cronin
Pencils:
Ed Cronin (signed)
Inks:
Ed Cronin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Marty McCann; Pete Marko; Gorilla Greene (introduction)

[The Marijuana Racket, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script:
Will Ely
Pencils:
Will Ely (signed)
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnnie Law; Tim
Synopsis:
Marijuana victims murder people to support their habit.

[Linda and the Lumberjacks, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Linda; Lars Larsen
Synopsis:
The men of the lumber camp petition to allow Linda to stay.

[The Dick Riley Case, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script:
Will Ely
Pencils:
Will Ely (signed)
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jack Woods; the sherriff; Dick Riley
Synopsis:
Jack and the Sherrif pursue Dick as he tries to escape on an outgoing freight.

["Say, look! A package just fell off the back of that truck!"] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandy Kean; Larry
Synopsis:
Sandy and Larry pull over a truck that's acting suspiciously.

["There goes Jones, the sprinter!!"] (Table of Contents: 32)

Just for Fun / 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

Heigh Yo, Silver! (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

Lone Ranger / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [The Brain, Part 6]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  4. 3. ["A telephoned warning frightens Richard Manners..."]
    Dr. Occult
  5. 4. ["De trubble wif you is you bin on a sit-down strike ever since you wuz born!"]
    Sam the Porter
  6. 5. Daffies
  7. 6. Dopies
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Hohner Harmonicas
  9. 8. [The Smugglers, Part 7]
    Wing Brady
  10. 9. Peter the Hermit -- "Apostle of the First Crusade"
    The Magic Crystal Of History
  11. 10. ["The threats and cries of the angry crowd..."]
    Spike Spalding
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  13. 12. [Episode 24]
    Ivanhoe
  14. 13. ["She's yours, Hanko..."]
    Hanko the Cowhand
  15. 14. [Fang Gow of China, Part 25]
    Barry O'Neill
  16. 15. [Part 13]
    Pirate Gold
  17. 16. [People of the Red Planet, Part 11]
    Mark Marson
  18. 17. [At the County Fair, Part 3]
    The Bradley Boys
  19. 18. ["It's my own idea..."]
    Jest Jokes
  20. 19. [Episode 15]
    The Three Musketeers
  21. 20. [Island Adventure, Part 15]
    Woozy Watts
  22. 21. ["Just suppose that Tom Paine had not written the pamphlet 'The Crisis'..."]
    Just Suppose
  23. 22. [Alaskan Adventure, Part 11]
    Bob Merritt
  24. 23. ["An-wot's more! I'm the quarterback - I'm running this team!"]
    Pep Morgan
  25. 24. ["Having just defeated Lord Zion in a battle of brawn..."]
    Brad Hardy
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  27. 26. ["Some make me blush Chinese red..."]
    Off the Set
  28. 27. ["Gee, it seems funny t'be out of the navy and away from the old bunch..."]
    Marty McCann
  29. 28. [The Marijuana Racket, Part 1]
    Johnnie Law
  30. 29. [Linda and the Lumberjacks, Part 2]
    Little Linda
  31. 30. [The Dick Riley Case, Part 2]
    Jack Woods
  32. 31. ["Say, look! A package just fell off the back of that truck!"]
    Radio Squad
  33. 32. ["There goes Jones, the sprinter!!"]
    Just for Fun
  34. 33. Heigh Yo, Silver!
    Lone Ranger
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes