(September 1938)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1938-08-01
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Action Comics; New Adventure Comics; Detective Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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
You left word for us sir, and here we are!
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
Sandy Kean; Larry Trent; Scoop Hanlon
Synopsis
The Chief makes Larry dress up as a girl to catch robbers up at Lovers' Lane.

Get Acquainted with Aviation! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Model Airplane News / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Pardon Please! / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The doctor recommended a warmer climate for my husband's rheumatism!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Bloodhound Brown / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Psst! There's Ralph th' Rat - th' guy I'm lookin' for!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bloodhound Brown (only appearance)

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits from Marty Pasko via the GCD Error List.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Synopsis - Arriving at the port of Dahnjer...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Dennis Stone; Daneo; Captain Klaugh; Kaboz; Kito
Synopsis
Dennis refuses to ship on a slaver.

High Stakes [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Martin (credited)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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
Three consecutive murders in the same locality...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Johnnie Law
Synopsis
Johnnie secures a job at a munitions plant to track down a murderer and uncovers a smuggling ring.

Henry VII and the Two Pretenders (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; adventure; historical
Characters
Bobby; Binks; Henry VII; Earl of Warwick

[The Boronia Adventure, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Ed Winiarski (signed)
Pencils
Ed Winiarski (signed)
Inks
Ed Winiarski (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Red Logan; Mr. Mckee; Krug Yemko; the Ompgu
Synopsis
Newspaper reporter Red Logan gets assigned to the foreign office and is off to Boronia. On board ship he meets the Boronian ambassador who is thrown overboard by his enemies.

[Hot Day] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Bob Kane (signed)
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Ginger Snap
Synopsis
It's hot, so Ginger cools off in the ice box.

[Freddy Lindstrom, Mel Ott, Bitsy Grant, Glenn Cunningham] (Table of Contents: 12)

Sportettes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Bitsy Grant; Mel Ott; Freddy Lindstrom; Glen Cunningham

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Puzzletrix / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

[Murderer on Board] (Table of Contents: 14)

Detective Sergeant Carey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Pencils
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Inks
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Detective Sgt Carey; Sleepy
Synopsis
In flight to San Francisco, Carey confronts an escaped murderer.

Indexer Notes

Previous appearance in New Adventure Comics #28.

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

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

Script
Fred Schwab (signed)
Pencils
Fred Schwab (signed)
Inks
Fred Schwab (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Butch-- Come here!
Genre
humor

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

The Fun Stamp Club / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Joe E. Brown, Wallace Beery, Eddie Cantor, Eleanor Powell (Table of Contents: 17)

Cinema Dust / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Joe E. Brown; Wallace Beery; Eleanor Powell; Eddie Cantor
Keywords
celebrity

[Episode 25] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
Sven Elven (signed)
Pencils
Sven Elven (signed)
Inks
Sven Elven (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; adventure
Characters
D'Artagnan; Athos; Porthos; Aramis
Synopsis
Dartagnan enlists his friends to help him deliver the Queens' secret message.

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

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
After a vicious gunbattle, with the odds against them...
Genre
detective-mystery; western-frontier
Characters
Jack Woods; Chuck; Dan; Vaquez
Synopsis
Jack organizes a posse to go after the stolen cattle.

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #39.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last month we left Marg'ry in the hands of kidnapers...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Marg'ry Daw; Professor Booth; Jack Kane; Luther Daw; Conway
Synopsis
The newspaper offers a reward for Marg'ry's rescue from the kidnappers.

Indexer Notes

Updated creator credits from Martin Pasko, based on signature found in first installment. Writer, script, and inks credits originally given to Bob Kane in error.

Paid in Full, Part II (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Wing Brady; Rene Le Maire; O'Hara; Van Blarcom
Synopsis
Brady seeks revenge on a crooked officer.

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

Sandra of the Secret Service / comic story / 3 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
Sandra breaks free of the bandits' hangout...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandra of the Secret Service
Synopsis
Sandra finds herself in the middle of a war between gangsters.

Indexer Notes

Last of series, though ends with "To be continued."

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

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

Script
Stan Asch
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a bottle of castor oil on the top shelf
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics; New Adventure Comics; Detective Comics
  3. 2. ["You left word for us sir, and here we are!"]
    Radio Squad
  4. 3. Get Acquainted with Aviation!
    Model Airplane News
  5. 4. ["The doctor recommended a warmer climate for my husband's rheumatism!"]
    Pardon Please!
  6. 5. ["Psst! There's Ralph th' Rat - th' guy I'm lookin' for!"]
    Bloodhound Brown
  7. 6. ["Synopsis - Arriving at the port of Dahnjer..."]
    The Buccaneer
  8. 7. High Stakes [Part 2]
  9. 8. ["Three consecutive murders in the same locality..."]
    Johnnie Law
  10. 9. Henry VII and the Two Pretenders
    The Magic Crystal of History
  11. 10. [The Boronia Adventure, Part 1]
    Red Logan
  12. 11. [Hot Day]
    Ginger Snap
  13. 12. [Freddy Lindstrom, Mel Ott, Bitsy Grant, Glenn Cunningham]
    Sportettes
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Puzzletrix
  15. 14. [Murderer on Board]
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  16. 15. ["Hey Butch-- Come here!"]
    Butch the Pup
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Fun Stamp Club
  18. 17. Joe E. Brown, Wallace Beery, Eddie Cantor, Eleanor Powell
    Cinema Dust
  19. 18. [Episode 25]
    The Three Musketeers
  20. 19. ["After a vicious gunbattle, with the odds against them..."]
    Jack Woods
  21. 20. ["Last month we left Marg'ry in the hands of kidnapers..."]
    Marg'ry Daw
  22. 21. Paid in Full, Part II
    Wing Brady
  23. 22. ["Sandra breaks free of the bandits' hangout..."]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  24. 23. ["There's a bottle of castor oil on the top shelf"]
    Just Like Junior
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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