(March 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
[4]
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1939-02-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vincent A. Sullivan
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White (#9-47); Full Color (#48 onwards)
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#9-11); Glossy Covers (#12 onwards)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 408291. Volume number is not listed in the indicia for this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Two basketball players
Keywords:
basketball

[Rock-Throwing Bully] (Table of Contents: 1)

Butch the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

["Disguised as the gambler, Steve Delaney, the Masked Ranger..."] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Masked Ranger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Masked Ranger; Steve Delaney (villain); Baldy; Pedro; David Walters; Langford; Hissy

Indexer Notes

Last Golden Age appearance.

["-Although they put up an awful fight..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

From the 4 Corners / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Big Prizes (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Death of the Diver (Table of Contents: 5)

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:
Sergeant Carey; Sleepy Smith

["Won't you forget that pesky phone for a minute..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Radio Squad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandy Kean; Larry Trent; Harold Stanton (intro, dies); Dave Taylor (intro, villain)

Bank Robbers' Defeat (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Keane
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

["A telegram instructed Gary to fly to Kelly Field, Texas..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Gary Hawkes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Gary Hawkes; Spinaldi (villain, intro)

Charles I and the Rise of Oliver Cromwell (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Homer Fleming
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Charles I; Oliver Cromwell

["After weeks of uninterrupted labor..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Rex Darrell / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Gilkison
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison
Inks:
Terry Gilkison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rex Darrell; Segudora (villain)

Indexer Notes

black and white story

["Now remember Ginger-- don't do anything to get on Grandpa Grumpy's nerves..."] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent
Inks:
A. W. Nugent
Letters:
?

New Curie Stamps; Sheet Replaces Anniversary Stamp; New George VI Values (Table of Contents: 13)

The Fun Stamp Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Dope Racketeers, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 14)

Johnnie Law / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Johnnie Law; The Ape (intro, villain)

Indexer Notes

black, white and red story

["Gee, Mom, I'm fed up with piano lessons..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

Just Like Junior / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["During the Halifax disaster..."] (Table of Contents: 16)

About Dogs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Browne
Pencils:
Ken Browne
Inks:
Ken Browne
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

["O'Malley and his Indian friend, Black Hawk, are on their way to town ..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

Red Coat Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Hampton [as Wade Hampton]
Pencils:
John Hampton [as Wade Hampton]
Inks:
John Hampton [as Wade Hampton]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
O'Malley; Blackhawk

Indexer Notes

Black and white story.

[Mission on the Yangtze] (Table of Contents: 18)

Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Hersch (signed)
Pencils:
Rusty Lehman (signed)
Inks:
Rusty Lehman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

["The battalion of foreign legionnaires..."] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Pitlak (villain)

["Synopsis - Recovering from the cowardly blow dealt him..."] (Table of Contents: 20)

The Buccaneer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Dennis Stone; Captain Klaugh (villain); Regina

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (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. [Rock-Throwing Bully]
    Butch the Pup
  3. 2. ["Disguised as the gambler, Steve Delaney, the Masked Ranger..."]
    The Masked Ranger
  4. 3. ["-Although they put up an awful fight..."]
    From the 4 Corners
  5. 4. Big Prizes
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  6. 5. The Death of the Diver
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  7. 6. ["Won't you forget that pesky phone for a minute..."]
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. Bank Robbers' Defeat
  9. 8. ["A telegram instructed Gary to fly to Kelly Field, Texas..."]
    Gary Hawkes
  10. 9. Charles I and the Rise of Oliver Cromwell
    The Magic Crystal of History
  11. 10. ["After weeks of uninterrupted labor..."]
    Rex Darrell
  12. 11. ["Now remember Ginger-- don't do anything to get on Grandpa Grumpy's nerves..."]
    Ginger Snap
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Puzzles
  14. 13. New Curie Stamps; Sheet Replaces Anniversary Stamp; New George VI Values
    The Fun Stamp Club
  15. 14. [The Dope Racketeers, Part 1]
    Johnnie Law
  16. 15. ["Gee, Mom, I'm fed up with piano lessons..."]
    Just Like Junior
  17. 16. ["During the Halifax disaster..."]
    About Dogs
  18. 17. ["O'Malley and his Indian friend, Black Hawk, are on their way to town ..."]
    Red Coat Patrol
  19. 18. [Mission on the Yangtze]
    Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  20. 19. ["The battalion of foreign legionnaires..."]
    Wing Brady
  21. 20. ["Synopsis - Recovering from the cowardly blow dealt him..."]
    The Buccaneer
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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