(February 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)
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White (#9-46 or 47); Full Color (#47 or 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

Whitney Ellsworth is no longer listed as associate editor.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vin Sullivan
Inks:
Vin Sullivan
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Kid; teacher; snowman
Synopsis:
A boy builds a snowman that resembles his teacher.

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 2] (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; Michael; Lucille Du Pont; Baron Von Schmidt
Synopsis:
While on a vacation cruise Sandra and Michael stumble across a jewel robbery, which might be an inside job.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

continued

The Spectral Killer (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
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Dr. Occult; Ed Murphy; Sgt. Ellsworth
Synopsis:
Ed Murphy is electrocuted for his crimes but vows to come back from the grave.
Reprints:

["Did'ya ever lasso a jack rabbit, Hanko?"] (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:

Indexer Notes

next appearance in New York World's Fair #1

[The Murder of Lord Greystone, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Barwicke
Synopsis:
Mark begins his investigation with the Zoo Employees
Reprints:

["Looka dat clock, Sam! It am noon!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

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
Reprints:

Big Prizes and Cash Profits! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

["How did you get those scales on your lap?!?"] (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 0.7 page (report information)

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

[Part 17] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Dennis; Jeff Roberts
Synopsis:
Captain Dennis and Jeff escape from the Chinese pirates and attempt to rescue Jean.
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Henry the Third, Lord Pembroke and Earl Hubert de Burgh (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bobby; Binks; Henry the Third
Synopsis:
Bobby and Binks witness the coronation of Henry III in the Magic Crystal

[Fang Gow of China, Part 29] (Table of Contents: 13)

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; Dr. Bonfils; Jean Le Grand
Synopsis:
Barry and Jean are free but Fang Gow still holds Dr. Bonfils.

Indexer Notes

next appearance in NEW ADVENTURE COMICS #31

["Jack, passing thru a small town in New Mexico..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jack Woods; Sam James
Synopsis:
Jack and the Sheriff capture Sam James.

["For their assistance in preventing the revolution..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spike Spalding; Pincus; King Philip of Patrania; Uncle George
Synopsis:
Spike and Pincus finally make it home.

["Living is a hard job, Blister..."] (Table of Contents: 16)

Blister / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harold Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Harold Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Blister (only appearance); Ma

["I'll make up a light lunch..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pep Morgan; Peggy

Indexer Notes

next appearance in ACTION COMICS #1

["There must be some holes in my umbrella!"] (Table of Contents: 18)

Jest Jokes / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["The police, led by Johnnie, and working on a tip..."] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnnie Law; Tim; Donati
Synopsis:
Donati kills a cop while escaping.

[Alaskan Adventure, Part 14] (Table of Contents: 20)

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
Synopsis:
Bob takes on the oriental planes and Monk Morton's gangster fleet simultaneously, single-handedly.

[Island Adventure, Part 19] (Table of Contents: 21)

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
Synopsis:
Woozy is still stuck on the island and his lawyers ponder what to do about it.

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Talk About Talkies / text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 23)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

published by: Nicholson Publishing
432 Fourth Ave, New York, NY
Printed in St. Louis, Missouri
Editor: Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Managing Editor: Vince Sullivan
Owner: Nicholson Publishing Company
Richard D. Harris (?)

Professor Bertram Goes to Town (Table of Contents: 24)

Professor Bertram / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

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

Boys and Girls Brain Teaser / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Yvonne Darling, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Linda; Yvonne Darling; Ted Reele
Synopsis:
While working as a stuntman, Linda is swept over the falls.

[Episode 19] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Athos

["Synopsis - Tom and Jack Bradley, the rovers of the forest have joined a circus troupe..."] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tom Bradley; Jack Bradley; Princess Tan-Elk; Chief Sun-Hi
Synopsis:
Attempting to escape from the sheriff the boys accidentally fall in the river and are in danger of drowning in the rapids.

["The newspapers are hounding us because of the recent wave of reckless driving..."] (Table of Contents: 29)

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; Roy
Synopsis:
Sandy arrests the Chief's son for hit and run.

["The cloud of dust on the horizon..."] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Omar Khan; Hap Hamilton; Frenchy Renard
Synopsis:
Wing rescues an American girl from a slave trader.

["Boy! Get me a length of stove pipe, a soup toureen, and a grape basket!"] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

["Glass - It's making is an ancient craft..."] (Table of Contents: 32)

Do You Know? / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
A. D. Kiefer
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

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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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 2]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  5. 4. The Spectral Killer
    Dr. Occult
  6. 5. ["Did'ya ever lasso a jack rabbit, Hanko?"]
    Hanko the Cowhand
  7. 6. [The Murder of Lord Greystone, Part 4]
    Mark Marson of the Interplanetary Police
  8. 7. ["Looka dat clock, Sam! It am noon!"]
    Sam the Porter
  9. 8. Big Prizes and Cash Profits!
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  10. 9. ["How did you get those scales on your lap?!?"]
  11. 10. [Part 17]
    Pirate Gold
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  13. 12. Henry the Third, Lord Pembroke and Earl Hubert de Burgh
    The Magic Crystal of History
  14. 13. [Fang Gow of China, Part 29]
    Barry O'Neill
  15. 14. ["Jack, passing thru a small town in New Mexico..."]
    Jack Woods
  16. 15. ["For their assistance in preventing the revolution..."]
    Spike Spalding
  17. 16. ["Living is a hard job, Blister..."]
    Blister
  18. 17. ["I'll make up a light lunch..."]
    Pep Morgan
  19. 18. ["There must be some holes in my umbrella!"]
    Jest Jokes
  20. 19. ["The police, led by Johnnie, and working on a tip..."]
    Johnnie Law
  21. 20. [Alaskan Adventure, Part 14]
    Bob Merritt
  22. 21. [Island Adventure, Part 19]
    Woozy Watts
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  24. 23. Statement of Ownership
  25. 24. Professor Bertram Goes to Town
    Professor Bertram
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Boys and Girls Brain Teaser
  27. 26. [Yvonne Darling, Part 3]
    Little Linda
  28. 27. [Episode 19]
    The Three Musketeers
  29. 28. ["Synopsis - Tom and Jack Bradley, the rovers of the forest have joined a circus troupe..."]
    The Bradley Boys in the Wilderness
  30. 29. ["The newspapers are hounding us because of the recent wave of reckless driving..."]
    Radio Squad
  31. 30. ["The cloud of dust on the horizon..."]
    Wing Brady
  32. 31. ["Boy! Get me a length of stove pipe, a soup toureen, and a grape basket!"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  33. 32. ["Glass - It's making is an ancient craft..."]
    Do You Know?
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes