(November 1938)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1938-10-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan [as Vincent A. Sullivan]
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
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
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Two men fighting on raft.

The Crimson Avenger (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The Crimson Avenger; Detective Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

credits, title page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Fang Gow of China, Part 31] (Table of Contents: 3)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Leo O'Mealia
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia
Inks
Leo O'Mealia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Barry O'Neill; Fang Gow (villain)

[Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery, Edward G. Robinson] (Table of Contents: 4)

Stardust / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Baily
Pencils
Bernard Baily [as the "Star-Gazer"]
Inks
Bernard Baily [as the "Star-Gazer"]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Norma Shearer; Robert Montgomery; Edward G. Robinson

[The River Pirates, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Tom Brent; Knopf (villain); the Chief (villain)

[On the Wrong Side of the Law, Part 1] (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
Characters
Bash Forelli (introduction, villain); Steve Carson
Synopsis
Steve rushes into a burning house to save the life of a notorious murderous gangster.

"How to Box" Offense (Table of Contents: 7)

The Sports-Teacher / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Junior Federal Men Club (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.83 page (report information)

Electric Car Loading (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 0.17 page (report information)

[The Plantation Uprising, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 10)

Dale Daring / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dale Daring

Indexer Notes

First two pages black, white, and red; last two pages black and white.

[The Lost Gold Mine, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 11)

Cal n' Alec / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Pencils
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Inks
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Cal; Alec

[The Masked Man, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Ed Winiarski
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Desmo; The "Masked Man" [Captain Terhune] (introduction); Colonel McAllister (introduction); Captain Arthur Ross (death)

[The Thief, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 13)

Don Coyote / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Pencils
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Inks
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Don Coyote

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Puzzle Play / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Barton
Pencils
Bob Barton
Inks
Bob Barton
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty and Bill are trying to fatten this turkey...

[John D. Rockefeller] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

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

Dot & Danny / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Romer
Pencils
Jack Romer
Inks
Jack Romer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y'know Mom, the children at school say that Miss Lawrence is in love with Mr. Foster...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dot; Danny

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Black, white and red.

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

Ol' Oz Bopp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ma said we c'd wait till t'morrow...
Genre
humor
Characters
Oz Bopp

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Professor Doolittle / comic story / 1.75 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Men at Work
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Doolittle

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

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Hot Money [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth [as Fredric Wells]
Pencils
Creig Flessel ?
Inks
Creig Flessel ?
Letters
typeset

[The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Tod Hunter; Hassim (villain)

Indexer Notes

The first two pages are black, white, and red; the last two are black and white.

[Episode 27] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (plot); Tom Hickey (script)
Pencils
Tom Hickey
Inks
Tom Hickey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Ken Cockerhill; Ian Murray; Torgadoff (villain); Doris Willis; Pan Chi-Lou; Ja-Lama; The Abbot
Synopsis
Pan Chi Lou learns that Doris is to be sacrificed to the Golden Dragon.

[The Pirate Ship, Part 7] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rusty; Ichabod Slade (villain); Omar

[El Diablo, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
El Diablo (villain)

[A Better Tail] (Table of Contents: 25)

This Doggone World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Pencils
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Inks
Fred Schwab [as Stockton]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Pantomime story about a dog with no tail.

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

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Crimson Avenger
    The Crimson Avenger; Detective Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [Fang Gow of China, Part 31]
    Barry O'Neill
  5. 4. [Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery, Edward G. Robinson]
    Stardust
  6. 5. [The River Pirates, Part 2]
    Tom Brent
  7. 6. [On the Wrong Side of the Law, Part 1]
    Federal Men
  8. 7. "How to Box" Offense
    The Sports-Teacher
  9. 8. Junior Federal Men Club
  10. 9. Electric Car Loading
    Lionel Trains
  11. 10. [The Plantation Uprising, Part 1]
    Dale Daring
  12. 11. [The Lost Gold Mine, Part 4]
    Cal n' Alec
  13. 12. [The Masked Man, Part 1]
    Captain Desmo
  14. 13. [The Thief, Part 4]
    Don Coyote
  15. 14. ["Betty and Bill are trying to fatten this turkey..."]
    Puzzle Play
  16. 15. [John D. Rockefeller]
    Now You Know!
  17. 16. ["Y'know Mom, the children at school say that Miss Lawrence is in love with Mr. Foster..."]
    Dot & Danny
  18. 17. ["Ma said we c'd wait till t'morrow..."]
    Ol' Oz Bopp
  19. 18. ["Men at Work"]
    Professor Doolittle
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  21. 20. Hot Money [Part 1]
  22. 21. [The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 6]
    Tod Hunter
  23. 22. [Episode 27]
    The Golden Dragon
  24. 23. [The Pirate Ship, Part 7]
    Rusty and His Pals
  25. 24. [El Diablo, Part 5]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  26. 25. [A Better Tail]
    This Doggone World
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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