(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)

['Well, look at young Lochinvar!"] (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:
Jean Fitchard (introduction); Princess Anda Gombi (introduction); Manada (villain, introduction); Sindu (villain, introduction); their gang (villain, introduction)

["Ah, look how hard our little genius studies his music..."] (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:
?

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)

["Biff Bronson and Dan Druff have just left Biff's mother..."] (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:
?

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

["Synopsis - In an attempt to cripple Vulcania's mad march to war..."] (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:
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

["Cal & Alec are now in an old broken-down ghost town in Death Valley!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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)

["Rex Darrell, known as the Flying Fox, sky-adventurer..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Segudora (villain, death?)

["Listen, Butch-- We're driving out to Uncle Herb's farm..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

Butch the Pup / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

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.

["Marg'ry and her father have come to a fantastic place..."] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Stephen Dean (villain); Ahm

["Pat, as soon as Tubby arrives we can drive out to your house..."] (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:
?

Genre:
war

["Look! That's the license of one of the stolen cars we're watchin' for!"] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Invisible Terror (villain, introduction, death)

["Synopsis - Taking refuge from a storm at sea..."] (Table of Contents: 21)

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)

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

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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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