(December 1938)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1938-11-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (as Vincent A. 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 (signed)
Inks
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Man grabbing strut of airplane.
Reprints

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

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

[El Diablo, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure; military

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Salty Sam / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab (as Stockton)
Pencils
Fred Schwab (as Stockton)
Inks
Fred Schwab (as Stockton)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What'a storm I better stay in th' cabin-!
Genre
humor
Characters
Salty Sam (introduction)

Bob Showed Them How Spies Work! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Chemcraft / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[The Y-Kim] (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; Fo-Hi (villain, introduction, death)

[On the Wrong Side of the Law, 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
Biff Davis (villain)

[George Furey] (Table of Contents: 7)

Sportettes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports

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

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

Electric Unloading (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 0.17 page (report information)

[The Plantation Uprising, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
Russell Cole
Pencils
Russell Cole (as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (as Alger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Barber shop down stairs!
Genre
humor

[The 11-Year-Old Strong Boy!] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[The Masked Man, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Ed Winiarski
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

[In Arabia, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre
adventure

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

Nevertheless It's True... / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The amazing friendship between 11-year old Jack Wilson...
Genre
non-fiction

[Many Roumanian Stamps] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Stamp Mart / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads for stamps dealers.

[Pushing a Baby Carriage] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor

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

Puzzle Play / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've made five seven letter words...

[Leon Trotsky, Walt Disney, Mary Maguire, Lawrence Tibbett] (Table of Contents: 19)

Cinema Dust / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography

[The Lost Gold Mine, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre
adventure

Hot Money [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 21)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth (as Fredric Wells)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

[The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 7] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

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

[Episode 28] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

[The Pirate Ship, Part 8] (Table of Contents: 24)

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
Rusty; The Duchess (villain, introduction)

The Lucky Ring (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Christman ? (as Spencer Trent)
Pencils
Bert Christman (as Spencer Trent)
Inks
Bert Christman (as Spencer Trent)
Colors
?
Letters
Bert Christman ? (as Spencer Trent)

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Information on creator credits and alias name from David Armstrong via GCD Error Tracker and from an article he wrote in Alter Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series) #45 (February 2005).

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

Billy the Kid / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Pencils
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Inks
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm thinkin bout the day I drank eleven choc'lit sodies!!
Genre
humor; children; western-frontier
Characters
Billy the Kid

Be a Movie King (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

[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. ["It's all in Fun!"]
  3. 2. [El Diablo, Part 6]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  4. 3. ["What'a storm I better stay in th' cabin-!"]
    Salty Sam
  5. 4. Bob Showed Them How Spies Work!
    Chemcraft
  6. 5. [The Y-Kim]
    Tom Brent
  7. 6. [On the Wrong Side of the Law, Part 2]
    Federal Men
  8. 7. [George Furey]
    Sportettes
  9. 8. Junior Federal Men Club
    Federal Men
  10. 9. Electric Unloading
    Lionel Trains
  11. 10. [The Plantation Uprising, Part 2]
    Dale Daring
  12. 11. ["Barber shop down stairs!"]
    Sam the Porter
  13. 12. [The 11-Year-Old Strong Boy!]
    Now You Know
  14. 13. [The Masked Man, Part 2]
    Captain Desmo
  15. 14. [In Arabia, Part 1]
    Don Coyote
  16. 15. ["The amazing friendship between 11-year old Jack Wilson..."]
    Nevertheless It's True...
  17. 16. [Many Roumanian Stamps]
    The Stamp Mart
  18. 17. [Pushing a Baby Carriage]
    Professor Doolittle
  19. 18. ["I've made five seven letter words..."]
    Puzzle Play
  20. 19. [Leon Trotsky, Walt Disney, Mary Maguire, Lawrence Tibbett]
    Cinema Dust
  21. 20. [The Lost Gold Mine, Part 5]
    Cal n' Alec
  22. 21. Hot Money [Part 2]
  23. 22. [The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 7]
    Tod Hunter
  24. 23. [Episode 28]
    The Golden Dragon
  25. 24. [The Pirate Ship, Part 8]
    Rusty and His Pals
  26. 25. The Lucky Ring
  27. 26. ["I'm thinkin bout the day I drank eleven choc'lit sodies!!"]
    Billy the Kid
  28. 27. Be a Movie King
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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