(April 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
[4]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-03-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 408864.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Two men (swordfighting)

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

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

King of the Casbar (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Pierre LaCroix (villain, introduction)

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

Tiny / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the idea of bumping into me -- Huh? Huh? Huh?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

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

Rosati Accordion / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Aquarium Case (Table of Contents: 5)

Detective Sergeant Carey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Donohoe
Pencils
Joe Donohoe
Inks
Joe Donohoe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Calling Car 7 -- Proceed to...
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
Gyp Conroy (villain, introduction); Bobby Kane (introduction)

Spring Fever (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Keane
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gary's sensational capture of the narcotic laden plane...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Yagoda (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

black, white and red story

Oliver Cromwell and the Commonwealth (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; adventure; historical
Characters
John Milton; Oliver Cromwell

Mystery Island (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
Segudora (villain); Gloria White (introduction); Prof. White (introduction)

Indexer Notes

black and white story

There's No Place Like Home (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
humor

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

AdventurEvents / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Caught a fourteen foot shark with a rod and reel!
Genre
adventure; non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Barton
Pencils
Bob Barton
Inks
Bob Barton
Colors
?
Letters
?

Barbados to Have Anniversary; Russian Sport Set; French Scenic (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

[The Dope Racketeers, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Bill Ely
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Ape (villain); his gang (villains)

Indexer Notes

black, white, and red story

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

Movie Comics; All-American Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

About Dogs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arctic Hero -- Balto
Genre
non-fiction; animal

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Butch' in order to get revenge sends Cal and Alec...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Butch (villain)

Indexer Notes

Series continues from Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #35.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Marg'ry Daw / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As you may remember, Marg'ry was kidnaped by a ruthless professor...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Ahm (introduction)

The Cavendale Emeralds (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Bob Hirsch
Pencils
Rusty Lehman
Inks
Rusty Lehman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Rene (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Hampton
Inks
John Hampton
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well Flame -- Guess it's about time we turned in, eh?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Frenchy LaRue (villain, introduction, death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Script
Bernard Baily
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Synopsis.. As Dennis Stone, Captain of the 'Serpent' returns...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Klaugh (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (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. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. King of the Casbar
    Wing Brady
  4. 3. ["What's the idea of bumping into me -- Huh? Huh? Huh?"]
    Tiny
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Rosati Accordion
  6. 5. The Aquarium Case
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  7. 6. ["Calling Car 7 -- Proceed to..."]
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. Spring Fever
  9. 8. ["Gary's sensational capture of the narcotic laden plane..."]
    Gary Hawkes
  10. 9. Oliver Cromwell and the Commonwealth
    The Magic Crystal of History
  11. 10. Mystery Island
    Rex Darrell
  12. 11. There's No Place Like Home
    Butch the Pup
  13. 12. ["Caught a fourteen foot shark with a rod and reel!"]
    AdventurEvents
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Page
  15. 14. Barbados to Have Anniversary; Russian Sport Set; French Scenic
    The Fun Stamp Club
  16. 15. [The Dope Racketeers, Part 2]
    Johnnie Law
  17. 16. ["At last, something new and different..."]
    Movie Comics; All-American Comics
  18. 17. ["Arctic Hero -- Balto"]
    About Dogs
  19. 18. ["'Butch' in order to get revenge sends Cal and Alec..."]
    Cal n' Alec
  20. 19. ["As you may remember, Marg'ry was kidnaped by a ruthless professor..."]
    Marg'ry Daw
  21. 20. The Cavendale Emeralds
    Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  22. 21. ["Well Flame -- Guess it's about time we turned in, eh?"]
    Red Coat Patrol
  23. 22. ["Synopsis.. As Dennis Stone, Captain of the 'Serpent' returns..."]
    The Buccaneer
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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