(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:
Vincent 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

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


[Elephant and two hunters] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Keywords:
elephants

[Fang Gow of China: Part 32] (Table of Contents: 1)

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)

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

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gran'pa (introduction; only appearance)

[Mutiny On the Mary Ann] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Characters:
Tom Brent; Morte (villain; introduction)

[On the Wrong Side of the Law: Part 3] (Table of Contents: 4)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Biff Davis (villain); Red (villain; introduction)

Six Man Football (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Plantation Uprising: Part 3] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

black, white, and red

[The Lost Gold Mine: Part 6] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

[The Masked Man: Part 3] (Table of Contents: 8)

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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Professor Doolittle / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Edward G. Robinson"] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

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

Argentina Honors Statesman (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
t

Characters:
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento

["Say Uncle Ed, Missus Jones nex' door just gimme a job to give you paintin' her garage"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

appearance between MORE FUN COMICS #37 / 41. Black, White and Red

["Whew! I see I just got back in time."] (Table of Contents: 13)

Candid Comic Camera / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Snap U. Foto

"What's the use of a telephone? Just yell!" (Table of Contents: 14)

Now You Know! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[In Arabia: Part 2] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

Mutiny! (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Anthony
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The second page contains the Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc.

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc (Table of Contents: 17)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

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: 18)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

black, white, and red

[Episode 29] (Table of Contents: 19)

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: 20)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Long Sin (villain)

[El Diablo: Part 7] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ramon Fernando (villain)

["The Palace that was Used for 3 Hours"] (Table of Contents: 22)

Fantastic Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Papp
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Hello Blacky!"] (Table of Contents: 23)

Tiny / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tiny (introduction; only appearance)

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Winners of the Cartoon contest (Table of Contents: 24)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Elephant and two hunters]
  2. 1. [Fang Gow of China: Part 32]
    Barry O'Neill
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Gran'pa
  4. 3. [Mutiny On the Mary Ann]
    Tom Brent
  5. 4. [On the Wrong Side of the Law: Part 3]
    Federal Men
  6. 5. Six Man Football
    The Sportsteacher
  7. 6. [The Plantation Uprising: Part 3]
    Dale Daring
  8. 7. [The Lost Gold Mine: Part 6]
    Cal n' Alec
  9. 8. [The Masked Man: Part 3]
    Captain Desmo
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Professor Doolittle
  11. 10. ["Edward G. Robinson"]
    Cinema Dust
  12. 11. Argentina Honors Statesman
    The Stamp Mart
  13. 12. ["Say Uncle Ed, Missus Jones nex' door just gimme a job to give you paintin' her garage"]
    Just Like Junior
  14. 13. ["Whew! I see I just got back in time."]
    Candid Comic Camera
  15. 14. "What's the use of a telephone? Just yell!"
    Now You Know!
  16. 15. [In Arabia: Part 2]
    Don Coyote
  17. 16. Mutiny!
  18. 17. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc
  19. 18. [The God of the Ruby Eye: Part 8]
    Tod Hunter
  20. 19. [Episode 29]
    The Golden Dragon
  21. 20. [The Pirate Ship: Part 9]
    Rusty and His Pals
  22. 21. [El Diablo: Part 7]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  23. 22. ["The Palace that was Used for 3 Hours"]
    Fantastic Facts
  24. 23. ["Hello Blacky!"]
    Tiny
  25. 24. Winners of the Cartoon contest
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