(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 [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 412467.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?

Characters:
Kid (fighting alligator)

["Gosh! Fifi has a new doghouse!"] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

["A small detachment of the French Foreign Legion, led by Wing Brady..."] (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:
El Ben Azda (villain, introduction, death)

["Young Men's Athletic Club"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Beany / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

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)

["A dark night...A woman walks rapidly home..."] (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:
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)

["The flames of war were licking at the pillars of civilization..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

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

[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:
?

Characters:
Tarzan [Johnny Weismuller]; Mickey Mouse

["Thru the information Johnnie gained while held captive..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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); Lin Po (villain, introduction, death)

["Now listen, Oswald..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["Following a series of extraordinary adventures while fighting a gang of international air pirates..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

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 [as Koppy]
Pencils:
Joe Sulman [as Koppy]
Inks:
Joe Sulman [as Koppy]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

["In Hong Kong, in the anteroom of Admiral Grant's office..."] (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:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
a maniac (villain, introduction, death)

["Synopsis - Attempting to return the abducted Regina..."] (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:
Dr. Killmen (villain, introduction)

["Thanks, boys and girls of America..."] (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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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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