(June 1938)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1938-05-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan [as Vincent A. Sullivan]
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 on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office renewal filing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Kids painting horse into zebra.

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

Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

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

credits, title page / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After thwarting the 'Baron' in his attempted jewel robberies...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandra
Synopsis
Sandra witnesses a kidnapping outside her hotel window and gives chase.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Three bent figures work stealthily before a safe...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Occult; Rose Psychic
Synopsis
Dr. Occult has a new invention that lets him locate crime by tracking malignant thought waves. They can also teleport and turn invisible.

Indexer Notes

The story is to be continued but never finished. Dr. Occult next appears in All-Star Squadron #49, nearly 40 years later.

[The Booth Mansion, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 5)

Marg'ry Daw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Asch ?
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Marg'ry Daw; Professor Booth
Synopsis
Marg'ry's father leaves her with Professor Booth when he goes to Europe, not realizing Booth plans to kidnap her and hold her for ransom.

Indexer Notes

Updated creator credits from Martin Pasko. Writer, script, and inks credits originally given to Bob Kane in error. Credit based on signature found in the original story.

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

The Buccaneer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bernard Baily
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Anchored outside the dock of a small town in colonial America...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Dennis Stone; Dango; Captain Slighe; Anita Colby

Roar, Lion, Roar! (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Martin
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Boys Earn This Bicycle (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Will Ely
Inks
Will Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Johnnie is involved with what seems to be the workings of a 'protective' racket...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Johnnie Law

Richard II of England and the Wat Tyler Uprising (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

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

Bachelor Bill / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well - It's bin a nice weekend out here...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Puzzletrix / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Wellman
Pencils
Walter Wellman
Inks
Walter Wellman
Letters
?

The New Guinea Cannibals (Table of Contents: 13)

Cap'n Jerry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
R. A. Burley (Signed)
Inks
R. A. Burley (Signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Cap'n Jerry (intro)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shortly after receiving two policemen within his office...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandy Kean; Blackie Turner (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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]
Letters
Russell Cole [as Alger]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah! A pipperino if ever there was one!
Genre
humor

[The Human Well] (Table of Contents: 16)

Nevertheless It's True-- / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[Episode 22] (Table of Contents: 17)

The Three Musketeers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Ginger Snap / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Kane [as Robert Kane]
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh dear! Baby has been crying all day...
Genre
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Odds 'n Ends / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who were the Four Horsemen?

[Greta Garbo, Gene Autry, Joel McCrea, William Powell] (Table of Contents: 20)

Flashes from Filmdom / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Baily
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Will Ely
Inks
Will Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack returns home to find the local ranch owners being harassed...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jack Woods

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

Red Logan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski [As Win]
Inks
Ed Winiarski [As Win]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ace reporter of the 'Times Courier' - is sent to the Cosmopolitan Museum...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Red Logan

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

Dizzy Davis / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, boys, be back f'r supper!
Genre
humor

[Can't Sleep] (Table of Contents: 24)

This Doggone World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Wing Brady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Synopsis - Jill Bradford is relating to Hap Hamilton her connection...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Wing Brady; Hap Hamilton; Frenchy Renard; Jill Bradford

[no title indexed] (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]
Colors
?
Letters
Russell Cole [as Alger]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a great day, officer!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Spencer Fireworks Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Flash! Here's a new magazine you can't afford to miss!"]
    Action Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. ["After thwarting the 'Baron' in his attempted jewel robberies..."]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  5. 4. ["Three bent figures work stealthily before a safe..."]
    Dr. Occult
  6. 5. [The Booth Mansion, Part 1]
    Marg'ry Daw
  7. 6. ["Anchored outside the dock of a small town in colonial America..."]
    The Buccaneer
  8. 7. Roar, Lion, Roar!
  9. 8. Boys Earn This Bicycle
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  10. 9. ["Johnnie is involved with what seems to be the workings of a 'protective' racket..."]
    Johnnie Law
  11. 10. Richard II of England and the Wat Tyler Uprising
    The Magic Crystal of History
  12. 11. ["Well - It's bin a nice weekend out here..."]
    Bachelor Bill
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Puzzletrix
  14. 13. The New Guinea Cannibals
    Cap'n Jerry
  15. 14. ["Shortly after receiving two policemen within his office..."]
    Radio Squad
  16. 15. ["Ah! A pipperino if ever there was one!"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  17. 16. [The Human Well]
    Nevertheless It's True--
  18. 17. [Episode 22]
    The Three Musketeers
  19. 18. ["Oh dear! Baby has been crying all day..."]
    Ginger Snap
  20. 19. ["Who were the Four Horsemen?"]
    Odds 'n Ends
  21. 20. [Greta Garbo, Gene Autry, Joel McCrea, William Powell]
    Flashes from Filmdom
  22. 21. ["Jack returns home to find the local ranch owners being harassed..."]
    Jack Woods
  23. 22. ["Ace reporter of the 'Times Courier' - is sent to the Cosmopolitan Museum..."]
    Red Logan
  24. 23. ["Now, boys, be back f'r supper!"]
    Dizzy Davis
  25. 24. [Can't Sleep]
    This Doggone World
  26. 25. ["Synopsis - Jill Bradford is relating to Hap Hamilton her connection..."]
    Wing Brady
  27. 26. ["It's a great day, officer!"]
    Just for Fun
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Spencer Fireworks Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • R. S. Martin
  • Terry Jeffress
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes