(July 1938)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1938-06-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.

The corporate address, per the indicia, is 420 De Soto Ave. St Louis MO. The address for the Editorial Offices is 480 Lexington Ave, NY NY.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Synopsis
Kids at swimming hole, goat eating clothes.

Swelegant Is the Word for It! (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
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sandra follows two mysterious kidnappers...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandra
Synopsis
Sandra follows two mysterious kidnappers and an unknown man into the swamps of Florida.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Radio Squad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why the glum look, Jimmy?
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
Sandy Kean; Jimmy; Henry Stone; Mrs Grady; Mamie; Louise
Synopsis
Sandy and Jimmy search for an escaped embezzler only to discover him at their rooming house.

[Piano Player] (Table of Contents: 5)

Noiseless Nate / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russell Cole
Pencils
Russell Cole
Inks
Russell Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Laughs... / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Genuine Colonial Furniture from the French and Indian War
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having promised Miss Anita Colby that he would obey...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dennis Stone; Dango; Captain Slighe; Anita Colby
Synopsis
Dennis promises Anita to obey orders but Captain Slighe starts drinking and attacks her.

Flood (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Martin
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack, being the victim of numerous rustler raids...
Genre
western-frontier; detective-mystery
Characters
Jack Woods; Chuck Rogers; Betty Rogers; Vaquez
Synopsis
In the small town of Santos, Jack looks for help tracking the cattle rustlers.

Indexer Notes

red only

Joan of Arc (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; adventure; historical

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

Coyote Canyon Bill / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab ?
Pencils
Fred Schwab ?
Inks
Fred Schwab ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Much as ah hates th' idea of workin'...
Genre
humor; western-frontier

[Lou Ambers, Glenn Cunningham, Wesley Ramey, Joe McCarthy] (Table of Contents: 12)

Spotlights in Sports / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography; sports

Cap'n Jerry Meets Cap'n Slegg (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Burley (signed)
Inks
Ray Burley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cap'n Jerry; Cap'n Slegg; Charlie
Synopsis
On a Pacific Island Jerry meets another Captain who is abusive to the natives.

[Skating Champ] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Bob Kane
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

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

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

Script
Russell Cole
Pencils
Russell Cole
Inks
Russell Cole
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I could use a couple o' roast beef san'witches!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Puzzletrix / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Wellman (signed)
Pencils
Walter Wellman (signed)
Inks
Walter Wellman (signed)
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Inks
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The dry cleaning business has been terrorized...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Johnnie Law; Brad Dumphy
Synopsis
Johnnie poses as a clerk to try to get a handle on a protection racket.

[Trying to Get By] (Table of Contents: 18)

Butch the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[Paul Muni, Tyrone Power, Katherine Hepburn, Charles Laughton] (Table of Contents: 19)

Stardust / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Paul Muni; Tyrone Power; Katherine Hepburn; Charles Laughton
Keywords
celebrity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Balmy Bowers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russell Cole
Pencils
Russell Cole
Inks
Russell Cole
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Always pay your lady friend compliments!!
Genre
humor

[The Boy Snake Charmer] (Table of Contents: 21)

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
Characters
Mickey Mouse

[Episode 23] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
historical; adventure

The Trap Is Set (Table of Contents: 23)

Red Logan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Red Logan; Sgt Kelly; Roger Thorndyke
Synopsis
Red cleans up a narcotics mob.

[The Booth Mansion, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 24)

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; Louie
Synopsis
After Marg'ry learns of the Professor's plan to kidnap her, he decides he has to dispose of her after getting the 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: 25)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So Wing, Jill, Hap and Frenchy Renard left the Arab village...
Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Wing Brady; Hap Hamilton; Jill Bradford; Frenchy Renard
Synopsis
Frenchy gets drunk and attacks Jill.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script
Russell Cole
Pencils
Russell Cole
Inks
Russell Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lonely Hearts Matrimonial Bureau
Genre
humor

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

Just Like Junior / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Asch
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What does the lion make him do now?
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Swelegant Is the Word for It!
    Action Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. ["Sandra follows two mysterious kidnappers..."]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  5. 4. ["Why the glum look, Jimmy?"]
    Radio Squad
  6. 5. [Piano Player]
    Noiseless Nate
  7. 6. ["Genuine Colonial Furniture from the French and Indian War"]
    Laughs...
  8. 7. ["Having promised Miss Anita Colby that he would obey..."]
    The Buccaneer
  9. 8. Flood
  10. 9. ["Jack, being the victim of numerous rustler raids..."]
    Jack Woods
  11. 10. Joan of Arc
    The Magic Crystal of History
  12. 11. ["Much as ah hates th' idea of workin'..."]
    Coyote Canyon Bill
  13. 12. [Lou Ambers, Glenn Cunningham, Wesley Ramey, Joe McCarthy]
    Spotlights in Sports
  14. 13. Cap'n Jerry Meets Cap'n Slegg
    Cap'n Jerry
  15. 14. [Skating Champ]
    Ginger Snap
  16. 15. ["I could use a couple o' roast beef san'witches!"]
    Just for Fun
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Puzzletrix
  18. 17. ["The dry cleaning business has been terrorized..."]
    Johnnie Law
  19. 18. [Trying to Get By]
    Butch the Pup
  20. 19. [Paul Muni, Tyrone Power, Katherine Hepburn, Charles Laughton]
    Stardust
  21. 20. ["Always pay your lady friend compliments!!"]
    Balmy Bowers
  22. 21. [The Boy Snake Charmer]
    Nevertheless It's True
  23. 22. [Episode 23]
    The Three Musketeers
  24. 23. The Trap Is Set
    Red Logan
  25. 24. [The Booth Mansion, Part 2]
    Marg'ry Daw
  26. 25. ["So Wing, Jill, Hap and Frenchy Renard left the Arab village..."]
    Wing Brady
  27. 26. ["Lonely Hearts Matrimonial Bureau"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  28. 27. ["What does the lion make him do now?"]
    Just Like Junior
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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