(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:
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.

["Flash! Here's a new magazine you can't afford to miss!"] (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.

["After thwarting the 'Baron' in his attempted jewel robberies..."] (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
Synopsis:
Sandra witnesses a kidnapping outside her hotel window and gives chase.

["Three bent figures work stealthily before a safe..."] (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; 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 Aschmeier ? [as Stan Asch]
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier [as Stan Asch]
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier [as 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.

["Anchored outside the dock of a small town in colonial America..."] (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:
?

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)

["Johnnie is involved with what seems to be the workings of a 'protective' racket..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

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

["Well - It's bin a nice weekend out here..."] (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]

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)

["Shortly after receiving two policemen within his office..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandy Kean; Blackie Turner (villain)

["Ah! A pipperino if ever there was one!"] (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]

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

["Oh dear! Baby has been crying all day..."] (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:
?

Genre:
humor; children

["Who were the Four Horsemen?"] (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:
?

[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

["Jack returns home to find the local ranch owners being harassed..."] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jack Woods

["Ace reporter of the 'Times Courier' - is sent to the Cosmopolitan Museum..."] (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:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Logan

["Now, boys, be back f'r supper!"] (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]

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

["Synopsis - Jill Bradford is relating to Hap Hamilton her connection..."] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Hap Hamilton; Frenchy Renard; Jill Bradford

["It's a great day, officer!"] (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]

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)

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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
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes