(July 1938)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
[3]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1938-06-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1938, New Series, Volume 33, Number 3. Second class permit. Copyright number 385476.

First issue submission known in the Catalog of Copyright Entries to the Copyright Office of this comic post Wheeler-Nicholson bankruptcy. First submission overall since v2#5 (17) (July 1937).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Sailor; pirates

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.

[El Diablo, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 3)

Anchors Aweigh! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Lt. Commander Don Kerry (introduction); "Red" Murphy (introduction); Admiral Allen (introduction); El Diablo [Herr Von Stolz] (villain, introduction)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Put 'em there - And thanks very much!
Genre
humor

The Dope Ring [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 5)

Tom Brent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Chambers
Pencils
Jim Chambers
Inks
Jim Chambers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Tom Brent (introduction); Morell (villain, introduction)

[The Cobra, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 6)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
The Cobra (villain)

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

Junior Federal Men Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Puzzle Teasers / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Wellman
Pencils
Walter Wellman
Inks
Walter Wellman
Letters
?

[The Mystery of Mr. Linn, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 9)

Nadir, Master of Magic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Ely
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
? (black, white, and red)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mr. Linn (introduction, villain); Marion Carver (introduction)

[Golfing] (Table of Contents: 10)

Professor Doolittle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Kane
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Keywords
golf

In India [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Desmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Winiarski
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Gabby McGuire (introduction); Shiek El Ben Hasar (villain)

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

Andy Handy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Inks
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop! You boys shouldn't be fightin'...
Genre
humor

Runaway (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Keane
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Pop Johnson; Joe Hawkins; Jimmy Browne; Stubby Dugan
Keywords
Centerville; Midwest City

[The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 14)

Tod Hunter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Chambers
Pencils
Jim Chambers
Inks
Jim Chambers
Colors
? (black, white and red)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zara (villain, introduction)

[The Red Hatchet, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 15)

Dale Daring / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Ely
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dwan Yo (villain)

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

Goofo the Great / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russell Cole
Pencils
Russell Cole
Inks
Russell Cole
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y'see, Argyle, I hafta live by my wits...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Black and white.

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

Sportettes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Babe Ruth; Man o' War; Max Baer; Sixto Escobar

[The Dope Smugglers on the Rising Sun] (Table of Contents: 18)

Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Donohoe
Pencils
Joe Donohoe
Inks
Joe Donohoe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in More Fun Comics #35. First two pages in black, white, and red; last two pages in black and white.

[Episode 6] (Table of Contents: 19)

Robin Hood / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Friar Tuck (introduction)

[The Pirate Ship, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 20)

Rusty and His Pals / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Chen Fu (villain)

[Episode 23] (Table of Contents: 21)

The Golden Dragon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Torgadoff (villain)

Interesting Facts About the West (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

The Story of Landmarks and Highways (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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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. [El Diablo, Part 1]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  5. 4. ["Put 'em there - And thanks very much!"]
    Sam the Porter
  6. 5. The Dope Ring [Part 1]
    Tom Brent
  7. 6. [The Cobra, Part 2]
    Federal Men
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Junior Federal Men Club
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Teasers
  10. 9. [The Mystery of Mr. Linn, Part 1]
    Nadir, Master of Magic
  11. 10. [Golfing]
    Professor Doolittle
  12. 11. In India [Part 1]
    Captain Desmo
  13. 12. ["Stop! You boys shouldn't be fightin'..."]
    Andy Handy
  14. 13. Runaway
  15. 14. [The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 2]
    Tod Hunter
  16. 15. [The Red Hatchet, Part 6]
    Dale Daring
  17. 16. ["Y'see, Argyle, I hafta live by my wits..."]
    Goofo the Great
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Sportettes
  19. 18. [The Dope Smugglers on the Rising Sun]
    Detective Sergeant Carey of the Chinatown Squad
  20. 19. [Episode 6]
    Robin Hood
  21. 20. [The Pirate Ship, Part 3]
    Rusty and His Pals
  22. 21. [Episode 23]
    The Golden Dragon
  23. 22. Interesting Facts About the West
  24. 23. The Story of Landmarks and Highways
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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