(January 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
[3]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1938-12-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (as Vincent A. Sullivan)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date and volume number from the volume number reported in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 1. Second class permit. Copyright number B 405351.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
An elephant coming after two hunters.
Keywords
elephants

Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Speed Saunders; Detective Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Fang Gow of China, Part 32] (Table of Contents: 2)

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)
Reprints

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

Gran'pa / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wake up - Gran'pa...
Genre
humor
Characters
Gran'pa (introduction, only appearance)

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

Model Airplane News / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Mutiny on the Mary Ann] (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; Morte (villain, introduction)

[On the Wrong Side of the Law, Part 3] (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); Red (villain, introduction)

Junior Federal Men Club (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Six Man Football (Table of Contents: 8)

The Sportsteacher / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports

[The Plantation Uprising, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 9)

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
? (red tones)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

black, white, and red for first two pages; black and white for last two pages

[The Lost Gold Mine, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure

[The Masked Man, Part 3] (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
The "Masked Man" (villain)

[Skiing] (Table of Contents: 12)

Professor Doolittle / comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Special Christmas Offer (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[Edward G. Robinson, John Boles, William Powell, Deanna Durbin] (Table of Contents: 14)

Cinema Dust / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Moldoff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Edward G. Robinson; John Boles; William Powell; Deanna Durbin

[Argentina Honors Statesman] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads for stamps dealers.

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

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

Script
Stan Asch
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say Uncle Ed, Missus Jones nex' door just gimme a job to give you paintin' her garage...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Appearance between More Fun Comics #37 and 41.

Black, white and red.

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

The Candid Comic Camera Album / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Kane
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whew! I see I just got back in time.
Genre
humor
Characters
Snap U. Foto

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the use of a telephone? Just yell!
Genre
non-fiction

[In Arabia, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre
adventure

Mutiny! (Table of Contents: 20)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Anthony
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc (Table of Contents: 21)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jack Liebowitz (as J. S. Liebowitz)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Published monthly at St. Louis Mo
Owner: Detective Comics, Inc.
Harry Donenfeld 110 Riverside Drive, New York City
Editor V. Sullivan 480 Lexington Ave New York City

[The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 8] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Jim Chambers
Pencils
Jim Chambers
Inks
Jim Chambers
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Black, white, and red for first two pages; black and white for last two

[Episode 29] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
adventure

[The Pirate Ship, Part 9] (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
Long Sin (villain)

[El Diablo, Part 7] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Ramon Fernando (villain)

[The Palace That Was Used for 3 Hours] (Table of Contents: 26)

Fantastic Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Papp (signed as GEP)
Pencils
George Papp (signed as GEP)
Inks
George Papp (signed as GEP)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Tiny / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Blacky!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tiny (introduction, only appearance)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[Winners of the Cartoon Contest] (Table of Contents: 28)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Winners of the October issue cartoon contest. 25 people have been sent $1.00 checks

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Speed Saunders, Ace Investigator
    Speed Saunders; Detective Comics
  3. 2. [Fang Gow of China, Part 32]
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. ["Wake up - Gran'pa..."]
    Gran'pa
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Model Airplane News
  6. 5. [Mutiny on the Mary Ann]
    Tom Brent
  7. 6. [On the Wrong Side of the Law, Part 3]
    Federal Men
  8. 7. Junior Federal Men Club
  9. 8. Six Man Football
    The Sportsteacher
  10. 9. [The Plantation Uprising, Part 3]
    Dale Daring
  11. 10. [The Lost Gold Mine, Part 6]
    Cal n' Alec
  12. 11. [The Masked Man, Part 3]
    Captain Desmo
  13. 12. [Skiing]
    Professor Doolittle
  14. 13. Special Christmas Offer
  15. 14. [Edward G. Robinson, John Boles, William Powell, Deanna Durbin]
    Cinema Dust
  16. 15. [Argentina Honors Statesman]
    The Stamp Mart
  17. 16. ["Say Uncle Ed, Missus Jones nex' door just gimme a job to give you paintin' her garage..."]
    Just Like Junior
  18. 17. ["Whew! I see I just got back in time."]
    The Candid Comic Camera Album
  19. 18. ["What's the use of a telephone? Just yell!"]
    Now You Know!
  20. 19. [In Arabia, Part 2]
    Don Coyote
  21. 20. Mutiny!
  22. 21. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc
  23. 22. [The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 8]
    Tod Hunter
  24. 23. [Episode 29]
    The Golden Dragon
  25. 24. [The Pirate Ship, Part 9]
    Rusty and His Pals
  26. 25. [El Diablo, Part 7]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  27. 26. [The Palace That Was Used for 3 Hours]
    Fantastic Facts
  28. 27. ["Hello Blacky!"]
    Tiny
  29. 28. [Winners of the Cartoon Contest]
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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