(January 1938)

DC, 1936 Series
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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

No number listed in indicia, but is on cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
New Year's Baby of 1938

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.

[Sandra's Vacation, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandra; Mr. Ames; Michael; Lucille Du Pont; Baron Von Schmidt
Synopsis:
Sandra goes on a cruise and is surprised when Michael turns up on the same ship.
Reprints:

Vampire Venom (Table of Contents: 4)

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:
Dr. Occult; Det. Capt. Ellsworth
Synopsis:
"Where a moment before there had been empty space, now at the edge of the newly made grave, stand the figure of the corpse and a bat-man!"
Reprints:

["Hanko, you're goin' to the rodeo, yes sir!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Creig Flessel
Pencils:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Hanko the Cowhand
Reprints:

[Part 16] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Dennis; Jeff Roberts
Reprints:

["Spike's telegram finally reaches his Uncle George back in America!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spike Spalding; Mary Spalding; Pincus; King Philip of Patrania; The Sailor
Synopsis:
The adventure over Spike is on his way home, but the Sailor has decided to stay behind.
Reprints:

[Island Adventure, Part 18] (Table of Contents: 8)

Woozy Watts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Woozy Watts; The Girl
Synopsis:
Woozy tries to decide if he should tell the girl about the treasure.
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Coming at you -- Pep! Shoot it!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Creig Flessel
Pencils:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pep Morgan

[Alaskan Adventure, Part 13] (Table of Contents: 11)

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; Monk Morton; Dicky Saunders
Synopsis:
Bob Rescues Dicky and then races for his rocket plane.
Reprints:

["Why so disgusted, Larry?"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Larry Trent; Sandy Kean

[The Murder of Lord Greystone, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mark Marson of the Interplanetary Police / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Marson; Gail Hillary; Monty
Reprints:

["Wing Brady and Jim Padgett are meeting in the finals..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; sports
Characters:
Wing Brady; Jim Padgett; Captain Chevigny

["I can't understand it...He says he's never eaten a single bowl..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

Jest Jokes / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[The Marijuana Racket, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnnie Law; Donati
Synopsis:
Johnnie goes after a marijuana peddler. Gets caught, and almost dumped in the river.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

continued from issue #25

[The Marijuana Racket, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnnie Law; Donati; Bugs Barron
Synopsis:
Johnnie leads a police raid on the dope gang.Bugs is caught but Donati escapes.
Reprints:

[The Lynching, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; western-frontier
Characters:
Jack Woods; Jepson
Synopsis:
Woods attempts to save an innocent man from being lynched.
Reprints:

[Yvonne Darling, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Linda; Yvonne Darling
Reprints:

[Episode 18] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
The Queen; Duke of Buckingham
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
Mary Partrick
Letters:
typeset

["The principal bills issued by the banks in New Orleans..."] (Table of Contents: 22)

Money Romance / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
origin of the word "Dixie"

King John and the Magna Carta (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bobby; Binks; King John
Reprints:

[Fang Gow of China, Part 28] (Table of Contents: 24)

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 LeGrande; Dr. Bonfils
Synopsis:
Barry rescues Jean from Fang Gow's clutches, but is unable to escape himself.

["Having escaped from the underwater kingdom of Queen Claudia..."] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Brad Hardy; Prince Kardos
Synopsis:
Brad and Kardos capture a bull-boar.
Reprints:

["Whatcha worryin' 'bout, Bill?"] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Boris the Lion, Part 1] (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:
sports
Characters:
Marty McCann; Gorilla Greene; Pete Marko; Bradley Reynolds; Boris
Synopsis:
Marty gets on the bad side of Pete Marko, then agrees to box wrestler Boris the Lion.
Reprints:

[Boris the Lion, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Marty McCann; Bradley Reynolds; Boris the Lion; Pete Marko
Synopsis:
Marko tries to fix the match to get revenge on McCann, but then somebody shoots Boris.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

last appearance

["Move my baggage 'n' I'll give you a quarter cigar!"] (Table of Contents: 29)

Alger's Variety Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (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. [Sandra's Vacation, Part 1]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  5. 4. Vampire Venom
    Dr. Occult
  6. 5. ["Hanko, you're goin' to the rodeo, yes sir!"]
    Hanko the Cowhand
  7. 6. [Part 16]
    Pirate Gold
  8. 7. ["Spike's telegram finally reaches his Uncle George back in America!"]
    Spike Spalding
  9. 8. [Island Adventure, Part 18]
    Woozy Watts
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  11. 10. ["Coming at you -- Pep! Shoot it!"]
    Pep Morgan
  12. 11. [Alaskan Adventure, Part 13]
    Bob Merritt
  13. 12. ["Why so disgusted, Larry?"]
    Radio Squad
  14. 13. [The Murder of Lord Greystone, Part 3]
    Mark Marson of the Interplanetary Police
  15. 14. ["Wing Brady and Jim Padgett are meeting in the finals..."]
    Wing Brady
  16. 15. ["I can't understand it...He says he's never eaten a single bowl..."]
    Jest Jokes
  17. 16. [The Marijuana Racket, Part 2]
    Johnnie Law
  18. 17. [The Marijuana Racket, Part 3]
    Johnnie Law
  19. 18. [The Lynching, Part 1]
    Jack Woods
  20. 19. [Yvonne Darling, Part 2]
    Little Linda
  21. 20. [Episode 18]
    The Three Musketeers
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  23. 22. ["The principal bills issued by the banks in New Orleans..."]
    Money Romance
  24. 23. King John and the Magna Carta
    The Magic Crystal of History
  25. 24. [Fang Gow of China, Part 28]
    Barry O'Neill
  26. 25. ["Having escaped from the underwater kingdom of Queen Claudia..."]
    Brad Hardy
  27. 26. ["Whatcha worryin' 'bout, Bill?"]
    Just For Fun
  28. 27. [Boris the Lion, Part 1]
    Marty McCann
  29. 28. [Boris the Lion, Part 2]
    Marty McCann
  30. 29. ["Move my baggage 'n' I'll give you a quarter cigar!"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Allen Ross
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes