(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 [as 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 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
Characters:
Pierre LaCroix (villain, introduction)

["What's the idea of bumping into me -- Huh? Huh? Huh?"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Tiny / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

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:

["Calling Car 7 -- Proceed to..."] (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:
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

["Gary's sensational capture of the narcotic laden plane..."] (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:
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
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

["Caught a fourteen foot shark with a rod and reel!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Adventurevents / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

black, white, and red story

["At last, something new and different..."] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

["Arctic Hero -- Balto"] (Table of Contents: 17)

About Dogs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

["'Butch' in order to get revenge sends Cal and Alec..."] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Butch (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

["As you may remember, Marg'ry was kidnaped by a ruthless professor..."] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

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)

["Well Flame -- Guess it's about time we turned in, eh?"] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Frenchy LaRue (villain, introduction, death)

["Synopsis.. As Dennis Stone, Captain of the 'Serpent' returns..."] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

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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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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