(March 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
[3]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-02-10
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 409038.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. R. Flanagan (as John Richard Flanagan)
Inks
J. R. Flanagan (as John Richard Flanagan)
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Synopsis
Man fighting snake.

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Scott Bonagofsky from his discussions with Creig Flessel, who we previously credited for this cover.

[Young Adventurer Sails Around the World in Thirty Foot Boat!] (Table of Contents: 1)

AdventurEvents / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Pencils
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Fang Gow of China, Part 34] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Ed Winiarski
Pencils
Ed Winiarski (as Win)
Inks
Ed Winiarski (as Win)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Fang Gow (villain); Barry O'Neil; Jean Le Grand; Inspector LeGrand
Reprints

The Six-Shooter (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

[The White Warriors] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cotton Carver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
George Newman (as G. Newman)
Inks
George Newman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Magar; Alara; White Warriors (villain and introduction for all); Volor (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Signature looks like "Geff" but the "ff's" are actually part of the background drawing.

[On the Wrong Side of the Law, Part 5] (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
Steve Carson; The Phantom Gang; Ralph Ventor; Dan Steele
Synopsis
Steve finally regains his memory.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Junior Federal Men Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

[The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 10] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dante (villain and introduction); Tamir (villain and introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

[In Arabia, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure

[The Plantation Uprising, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 11)

Dale Daring / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

in black and white, except for the feature logo panel which is in red tones

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

Butch the Pup / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pure Dog Biscuits
Genre
humor

Hidden Paradise [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Ed Winiarski
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

in black and white, except for the feature logo panel which is in red tones

Stowaway (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Anthony
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[The Shai Poa Necklace] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Jim Chambers
Pencils
Jim Chambers
Inks
Jim Chambers
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

in black and white, except for the feature logo panel which is in red tones

[Episode 31] (Table of Contents: 16)

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
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ian Murray; Doris; Torgadoff (dies); The Golden Dragon (dies); Reilly; Walker; Murphy; Pan Chi-Lou; Ken Cockerill (dies); Ja-Lama
Synopsis
The bad guys die. The treasure is found and returned to its rightful owner. The good guy gets the girl.

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The Pirate Ship, Part 11] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Ichabod Slade (villain); Rusty; Alfred P. Forrest; Steve

[El Diablo, Part 9] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
adventure; military
Characters
El Diablo (villain)

[The First American to Win an International Balloon Race] (Table of Contents: 19)

AiRecords / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Pencils
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (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. [Young Adventurer Sails Around the World in Thirty Foot Boat!]
    AdventurEvents
  3. 2. [Fang Gow of China, Part 34]
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. The Six-Shooter
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  6. 5. [The White Warriors]
    Cotton Carver
  7. 6. [On the Wrong Side of the Law, Part 5]
    Federal Men
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Junior Federal Men Club
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Stamp Mart
  10. 9. [The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 10]
    Tod Hunter
  11. 10. [In Arabia, Part 4]
    Don Coyote
  12. 11. [The Plantation Uprising, Part 5]
    Dale Daring
  13. 12. ["Pure Dog Biscuits"]
    Butch the Pup
  14. 13. Hidden Paradise [Part 1]
    Captain Desmo
  15. 14. Stowaway
  16. 15. [The Shai Poa Necklace]
    Tom Brent
  17. 16. [Episode 31]
    The Golden Dragon
  18. 17. [The Pirate Ship, Part 11]
    Rusty and His Pals
  19. 18. [El Diablo, Part 9]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  20. 19. [The First American to Win an International Balloon Race]
    AiRecords
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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