(March-April 1938)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
A.I. Menin, rec. Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Vin Sullivan (uncredited)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

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 3] (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 DuPont; Baron Von Schmidt
Synopsis:
The Baron turns out to be behind the jewel theft.

["What's up now, Captain?"] (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:
Doctor Occult; Captain Ellsworth; Madame Zora
Synopsis:
Occult investigates a spiritualist who turns out to really be possessed by evil.

["De poets all tell us, Miss Smith..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Sam the Porter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

["She said 'Yes' -- And I'm so happy I feel as though I'm walking on air!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Jack is again riding south to his native state of Texas..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jack Woods
Synopsis:
Jack is set upon by snipers.

[Episode 20] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Richelieu; Rochefort

Indexer Notes

red only

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Fun Club / text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jolly Bill
Letters:
typeset

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

How to Have Fun! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

["The long journey of Brad and Kardos drew to a conclusion..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Brad Hardy; Kardos; General Porgo
Synopsis:
Brad and Kardos sneak into the General's bedroom.

Indexer Notes

red only

["In the thirteenth century the forces of Genghis-Khan..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

Hooves of the Tartar Horde / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (signed)
Pencils:
Alexander Nikitin (signed)
Inks:
Alexander Nikitin (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Alan de Beaufort; Helen; Juchi; Subatoi; Chatagai; Inaljuk
Synopsis:
The forces of Genghis Kahn capture the city of Otrar in Persia.

Indexer Notes

continued in Warrior #1, published by Blackerby in 1945

["The ovation and home-welcoming are over..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

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:
Spike Spalding; Pincus; Uncle George
Synopsis:
The adventures over, Spike resumes a normal existence.

Indexer Notes

last appearance

["Just as the girl was about to reveal her kidnapper's name..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Hap Hamilton; Frenchy Renard; Omar Khan
Synopsis:
Wing forestalls one murder only to be confronted with another.

King Edward I and the Conquest of Scotland (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
King Edward I; William Wallace; Robert the Bruce

["Buzz Brown is the proverbial 'Peck's Bad Boy'..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

Buzz Brown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Buzz Brown (intro); Sandy MacLean
Synopsis:
Buzz gets thrown overboard after trying to stowaway to China and is picked up by Sandy. Then there's a hurricane.

["Calling Car K-7! Go to the Ramsey Jewelry Co..."] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandy Kean; Jimmy
Synopsis:
Sandy's radio car is sabotaged.

[Yvonne Darling, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Linda; Lars Larsen; Yvonne Darling; Ted Reele
Synopsis:
Lars rescues Linda and Ted from the waterfall.

Indexer Notes

last appearance

["The entire police force of New York is scouring the city..."] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnnie Law; Donati
Synopsis:
Donati is brought to justice.

[Part 18] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Dennis; Jeff Roberts; Jean
Synopsis:
Captain Dennis and Jeff rescue Jean from the Orientals.

Indexer Notes

red only; last appearance

["Snow White" and Her Friends] (Table of Contents: 22)

Talk About Talkies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kathleen Waters
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Snow White; Jane Withers; Glen Morris

[The Murder of Lord Greystone, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Marson; Monty
Synopsis:
Mark and Monty question a suspect.

Indexer Notes

red only

["Sirens screaming, Radio-Car K-7 tears thru the streets in response to urgent orders!"] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandy Kean; Larry Trent
Synopsis:
The boys get a radio call to a robbery that never happened.
Keywords:
police

[Alaskan Adventure, Part 15] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Bob Merritt
Synopsis:
Bob is shot.

["Hope Hazard inherits Fenton Manor from a little known great aunt..."] (Table of Contents: 26)

Hope Hazard / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Lovy
Inks:
Alex Lovy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Hope Hazard (intro); Serge Rasoff; Princess Fiesole; Inspector Thomas
Synopsis:
Hope Hazard inherits Fenton Manor and immediately gets involved in a diamond smuggling case.

Indexer Notes

Only appearance. Art id from Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["'Have dinner on us,' said wholesaler Brown..."] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (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 3]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  5. 4. ["What's up now, Captain?"]
    Dr. Occult
  6. 5. ["De poets all tell us, Miss Smith..."]
    Sam the Porter
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  8. 7. ["She said 'Yes' -- And I'm so happy I feel as though I'm walking on air!"]
  9. 8. ["Jack is again riding south to his native state of Texas..."]
    Jack Woods
  10. 9. [Episode 20]
    The Three Musketeers
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    How to Have Fun!
  13. 12. ["The long journey of Brad and Kardos drew to a conclusion..."]
    Brad Hardy
  14. 13. ["In the thirteenth century the forces of Genghis-Khan..."]
    Hooves of the Tartar Horde
  15. 14. ["The ovation and home-welcoming are over..."]
    Spike Spalding
  16. 15. ["Just as the girl was about to reveal her kidnapper's name..."]
    Wing Brady
  17. 16. King Edward I and the Conquest of Scotland
    The Magic Crystal of History
  18. 17. ["Buzz Brown is the proverbial 'Peck's Bad Boy'..."]
    Buzz Brown
  19. 18. ["Calling Car K-7! Go to the Ramsey Jewelry Co..."]
    Radio Squad
  20. 19. [Yvonne Darling, Part 4]
    Little Linda
  21. 20. ["The entire police force of New York is scouring the city..."]
    Johnnie Law
  22. 21. [Part 18]
    Pirate Gold
  23. 22. ["Snow White" and Her Friends]
    Talk About Talkies
  24. 23. [The Murder of Lord Greystone, Part 5]
    Mark Marson of the Interplanetary Police
  25. 24. ["Sirens screaming, Radio-Car K-7 tears thru the streets in response to urgent orders!"]
    Radio Squad
  26. 25. [Alaskan Adventure, Part 15]
    Bob Merritt
  27. 26. ["Hope Hazard inherits Fenton Manor from a little known great aunt..."]
    Hope Hazard
  28. 27. ["'Have dinner on us,' said wholesaler Brown..."]
    Just for Fun
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
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