(June 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
[4]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-04-28
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 422128.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Two guys (vs. an octopus)

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

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

[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
Well, look at young Lochinvar!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jean Fitchard (introduction); Princess Anda Gombi (introduction); Manada (villain, introduction); Sindu (villain, introduction); their gang (villain, introduction)

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

Mischa Jones, Jr. / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, look how hard our little genius studies his music...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mischa Jones (only appearance)

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

Rosati Accordion / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Clue of the Lipstick (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
Red Scarpo (introduction, villain)

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

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

Script
Joe Sulman [as Albert S. Koppy]
Pencils
Joe Sulman [as Albert S. Koppy]
Inks
Joe Sulman [as Albert S. Koppy]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Biff Bronson and Dan Druff have just left Biff's mother...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Chief (villain, introduction); Stupid (villain, introduction); Ratsy (villain, introduction); Pecky (introduction)

Cave-In (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Keane
Pencils
?
Inks
?
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
Synopsis - In an attempt to cripple Vulcania's mad march to war...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Vulcanians (villains)

Cardinal Richelieu (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Puzzle Play / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Eddie Cantor, Priscilla Lane, Gary Cooper] (Table of Contents: 11)

Cinema Dust / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[The Four Pawns, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Will Ely
Pencils
Will Ely
Inks
Will Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
An unnamed guy (villain, introduction); Number One (introduction, death); Number Two (introduction, death); Number Three (introduction); Number Four (introduction)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

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
Cal & Alec are now in an old broken-down ghost town in Death Valley!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Butch (villain)

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

The Flying Fox / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rex Darrell, known as the Flying Fox, sky-adventurer...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Segudora (villain, death?)

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

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
Listen, Butch-- We're driving out to Uncle Herb's farm...
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Unique Stamp Notes (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads for stamp suppliers.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Marg'ry and her father have come to a fantastic place...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Stephen Dean (villain); Ahm

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

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
Pat, as soon as Tubby arrives we can drive out to your house...
Genre
war

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

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
Look! That's the license of one of the stolen cars we're watchin' for!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Invisible Terror (villain, introduction, death)

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

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 - Taking refuge from a storm at sea...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dr. Killmen (villain)

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

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

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

Spencer Fireworks Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. ["Well, look at young Lochinvar!"]
    Wing Brady
  4. 3. ["Ah, look how hard our little genius studies his music..."]
    Mischa Jones, Jr.
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Rosati Accordion
  6. 5. The Clue of the Lipstick
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  7. 6. ["Biff Bronson and Dan Druff have just left Biff's mother..."]
    Biff Bronson
  8. 7. Cave-In
  9. 8. ["Synopsis - In an attempt to cripple Vulcania's mad march to war..."]
    Gary Hawkes
  10. 9. Cardinal Richelieu
    The Magic Crystal of History
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Play
  12. 11. [Eddie Cantor, Priscilla Lane, Gary Cooper]
    Cinema Dust
  13. 12. [The Four Pawns, Part 1]
    Johnnie Law
  14. 13. ["Cal & Alec are now in an old broken-down ghost town in Death Valley!"]
    Cal 'n Alec
  15. 14. ["Rex Darrell, known as the Flying Fox, sky-adventurer..."]
    The Flying Fox
  16. 15. ["Listen, Butch-- We're driving out to Uncle Herb's farm..."]
    Butch the Pup
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stamp Fun
  18. 17. Unique Stamp Notes
  19. 18. ["Marg'ry and her father have come to a fantastic place..."]
    Marg'ry Daw
  20. 19. ["Pat, as soon as Tubby arrives we can drive out to your house..."]
    Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  21. 20. ["Look! That's the license of one of the stolen cars we're watchin' for!"]
    Radio Squad
  22. 21. ["Synopsis - Taking refuge from a storm at sea..."]
    The Buccaneer
  23. 22. ["Thanks again, boys and girls of America..."]
    All-American Comics; Movie Comics
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Spencer Fireworks Co.
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