(May 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
[4]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-03-28
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 412467.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?

Characters
Kid (fighting alligator)

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

This Doggone World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! Fifi has a new doghouse!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A small detachment of the French Foreign Legion, led by Wing Brady...
Genre
adventure; military
Characters
El Ben Azda (villain, introduction, death)

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

Beany / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young Men's Athletic Club
Genre
humor
Characters
Beany (only appearance)

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

Rosati Accordion / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Murder by a Ghost (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
Characters
Dr. Dickson (introduction, villain)

[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
A dark night...A woman walks rapidly home...
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
Joe Drake (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Sandy and his partner dress in drag!

Spring Training (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Keane
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sports

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

Daisy Air Rifle; The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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
The flames of war were licking at the pillars of civilization...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Vulcanians (villains, introduction)

Queen Mother Marie De Medicis and Her Favorite Concini (Table of Contents: 10)

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

[Pony Express Records] (Table of Contents: 11)

Westernotes / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

[Johnny Weismuller, Francis Drake, Mickey Mouse] (Table of Contents: 12)

Peekin at Pictures / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Moldoff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Tarzan [Johnny Weismuller]; Mickey Mouse

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thru the information Johnnie gained while held captive...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Ape (villain); his gang (villains); Lin Po (villain, introduction, death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Ginger Snap / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now listen, Oswald...
Genre
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Following a series of extraordinary adventures while fighting a gang of international air pirates...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Rafferty (villain, introduction); Maozatazan (introduction)

[In Death Valley] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Butch (villain)

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

Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Wild Stamps from Borneo; Red Cross Stamp; Forthcoming Items (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

[A Palace of Mystery, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Ahm; Stephen Dean (introduction); Nahri (introduction)

Indexer Notes

title from next issue blurb in previous issue

Gets His Wish (Table of Contents: 20)

Biff Bronson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sulman
Pencils
Joe Sulman
Inks
Joe Sulman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Biff Bronson (introduction); Dan Druff (introduction); Killer Koss (villain, introduction)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Hong Kong, in the anteroom of Admiral Grant's office...
Genre
war
Characters
a maniac (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 - Attempting to return the abducted Regina...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dr. Killmen (villain, introduction)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Gosh! Fifi has a new doghouse!"]
    This Doggone World
  3. 2. ["A small detachment of the French Foreign Legion, led by Wing Brady..."]
    Wing Brady
  4. 3. ["Young Men's Athletic Club"]
    Beany
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Rosati Accordion
  6. 5. Murder by a Ghost
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  7. 6. ["A dark night...A woman walks rapidly home..."]
    Radio Squad
  8. 7. Spring Training
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle; The Crowell Publishing Co.
  10. 9. ["The flames of war were licking at the pillars of civilization..."]
    Gary Hawkes
  11. 10. Queen Mother Marie De Medicis and Her Favorite Concini
    The Magic Crystal of History
  12. 11. [Pony Express Records]
    Westernotes
  13. 12. [Johnny Weismuller, Francis Drake, Mickey Mouse]
    Peekin at Pictures
  14. 13. ["Thru the information Johnnie gained while held captive..."]
    Johnnie Law
  15. 14. ["Now listen, Oswald..."]
    Ginger Snap
  16. 15. ["Following a series of extraordinary adventures while fighting a gang of international air pirates..."]
    Rex Darrell
  17. 16. [In Death Valley]
    Cal an' Alec
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Page
  19. 18. Wild Stamps from Borneo; Red Cross Stamp; Forthcoming Items
    The Fun Stamp Club
  20. 19. [A Palace of Mystery, Part 2]
    Marg'ry Daw
  21. 20. Gets His Wish
    Biff Bronson
  22. 21. ["In Hong Kong, in the anteroom of Admiral Grant's office..."]
    Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  23. 22. ["Synopsis - Attempting to return the abducted Regina..."]
    The Buccaneer
  24. 23. ["Thanks, boys and girls of America..."]
    All-American Comics; Movie Comics
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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