(August 1938)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1938-07-01
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 filing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Kid and dog chased by man.

No Jack Isn't Sick! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Sandra has fallen into the hands of the men who are trying to extort money..."] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

["Oh yeah?" "Yeah!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandy Kean; Larry Trent; Dugan; Nick Simonette
Synopsis:
Sandy and Larry steal Dugan's radio car as a joke, but when they go back to get it, there's a dead body in it.

["Oh Pop, I just got through washin' th' dishes fer Mom-"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Just Like Junior / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["After the accidental death of Captain Slighe..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dennis Stone; Captain Klaugh
Synopsis:
Now the Captain of the Serpent, Dennis puts into the port of Dahnjer to meet Captain Klaugh.

High Stakes (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Martin
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Shipwrecked Gamblers (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Indexer Notes

last appearance

The Wars of the Roses (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Gentlemen of the jury..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win]
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters:
Red Logan; Giovani Gumbardo
Synopsis:
Gumbardo buys the jury and gets off scot free.

["Help! Help!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["Hi, Bill! Didja ever see a horse fly?"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Puzzletrix / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

["Almost there Chief..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; crime

["Post No Bills"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Butch the Pup / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Butch the Pup

["Copper," the Wonder Dog] (Table of Contents: 15)

Now You Know / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[Boris Karloff, Alice Faye, W. C. Fields, Stepin Fetchit] (Table of Contents: 16)

Stardust / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Boris Karloff; Alice Faye; W. C. Fields; Stepin Fetchit

[Episode 24] (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

["In an attempt to recover their cattle..."] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jack Woods

["Where's this guy Fragile's address?"] (Table of Contents: 19)

Here and There! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks:
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Gustavson

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

["The school board met one evening..."] (Table of Contents: 20)

Dopey Dick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["The professor's aides have kidnaped Marg'ry..."] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Creator credits from Martin Pasko. Writer, script, and inks credits originally given to Bob Kane.

Paid in Full (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

["There's a feller down here lookin' fer trouble!"] (Table of Contents: 23)

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]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Max Scmelling, Sonja Heine, Jimmy Foxx, Ed Lewis] (Table of Contents: 24)

Sport Dust / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. No Jack Isn't Sick!
  3. 2. ["Sandra has fallen into the hands of the men who are trying to extort money..."]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  4. 3. ["Oh yeah?" "Yeah!"]
    Radio Squad
  5. 4. ["Oh Pop, I just got through washin' th' dishes fer Mom-"]
    Just Like Junior
  6. 5. ["After the accidental death of Captain Slighe..."]
    The Buccaneer
  7. 6. High Stakes
  8. 7. The Shipwrecked Gamblers
    Cap'n Jerry
  9. 8. The Wars of the Roses
    The Magic Crystal of History
  10. 9. ["Gentlemen of the jury..."]
    Red Logan
  11. 10. ["Help! Help!"]
    Ginger Snap
  12. 11. ["Hi, Bill! Didja ever see a horse fly?"]
    Just for Fun
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Puzzletrix
  14. 13. ["Almost there Chief..."]
    Johnnie Law
  15. 14. ["Post No Bills"]
    Butch the Pup
  16. 15. ["Copper," the Wonder Dog]
    Now You Know
  17. 16. [Boris Karloff, Alice Faye, W. C. Fields, Stepin Fetchit]
    Stardust
  18. 17. [Episode 24]
    The Three Musketeers
  19. 18. ["In an attempt to recover their cattle..."]
    Jack Woods
  20. 19. ["Where's this guy Fragile's address?"]
    Here and There!
  21. 20. ["The school board met one evening..."]
    Dopey Dick
  22. 21. ["The professor's aides have kidnaped Marg'ry..."]
    Marg'ry Daw
  23. 22. Paid in Full
    Wing Brady
  24. 23. ["There's a feller down here lookin' fer trouble!"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  25. 24. [Max Scmelling, Sonja Heine, Jimmy Foxx, Ed Lewis]
    Sport Dust
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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