(June 1939)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Picture Publications, Inc.
Editing
C. Elbert; Sheldon Mayer (assistant); M. C. Gaines (managing)

Issue Notes

MOVIE COMICS No. 414499—June, 1939—Volume 1, No. 3. Published monthly by PICTURE PUBLICATIONS, INC., 480 Lexington Avenue, New York, N. Y. M. C. Gaines, Managing Editor; C. Elbert, Editor; Sheldon Mayer, Assistant Editor. Entry as second class matter pending at the Post Office at St. Louis, Mo. Yearly subscriptions in the U. S. A. and Canada $1.50, elsewhere $2.20. U. S. A. Patent Office Trade Mark No. 414499 under the act of February 20, 1905. For advertising rates address: Combined Publications, Inc., 125 East 46th Street, New York City. Western Office: Harley L. Ward, Inc., 360 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Ill. Entire contents copyrighted. Except those who have authorized use of their names, the stories, characters and incidents mentioned in this periodical, are entirely imaginary and fictitious, and no identification with actual persons, living or dead, is intended or should be inferred.

Mexicali Rose (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections); Sheldon Mayer (heads across bottom)
Inks
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Colors
Jack Adler (airbrush); Emery Gondor (airbrush)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gene Autry

Now Showing! (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

East Side of Heaven (Table of Contents: 2)

photo story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
William Conselman (screenplay)
Pencils
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Inks
Jack Adler (airbrush); Emery Gondor (airbrush)
Colors
Jack Adler (airbrush); Emery Gondor (airbrush)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Denny Martin (photos of Bing Crosby); Mary Wilson (photos of Joan Blondell); Nicky (photos of Mischa Auer); Cyrus Barrett Sr (photos of C. Aubry Smith); Sandy Danville
Synopsis
Bing Crosby plays a singing cab driver who finds an abandoned baby in his cab.

[Part 3] (Table of Contents: 3)

Movietown / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Horace Hope

Mexicali Rose (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gerald Geraghty (screenplay)
Pencils
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Inks
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Colors
Jack Adler (airbrush); Emery Gondor (airbrush)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gene Autry; Frog Millhouse (photos of Smiley Burnette)

Indexer Notes

fumetti

Booby Hatch and the Midsummer Night's Nightmare (Table of Contents: 5)

Booby Hatch / text story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ken L. Fitch
Pencils
Stanley Aschmeir
Inks
Stanley Aschmeir
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Rosati Accordion / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Terrors of the Tomb (episodes 11-15) (Table of Contents: 7)

Minute Movies / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor

The Inkling Kid (Table of Contents: 8)

Minute Movies / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor

Errol Flynn (Table of Contents: 9)

Stars and Stamps / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Screen Scoops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Galli
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Four Feathers (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Lajos Biro (screenplay); Oliver Garrett (screenplay); R. C. Sherriff (screenplay); Arthur Wimperis (screenplay)
Pencils
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Inks
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Colors
Jack Adler (airbrush); Emery Gondor (airbrush)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
John Durrance (photos of Ralph Richardson); Harry Faversham (photos of John Clements); General Burroughs (photos of C. Aubrey Smith); Ethne Burroughs (photos of Joan Duprez)

Indexer Notes

fumetti

Mystery in the White Room (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Gottlieb (screenplay)
Pencils
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Inks
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Colors
Jack Adler (airbrush); Emery Gondor (airbrush)
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Bob Clayton (photos of Bruce Cabot); Carole Dale (photos of Helen Mack)

Indexer Notes

fumetti, in red only

Spirit of Culver (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Bolton (screenplay)
Pencils
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Inks
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Colors
Jack Adler (airbrush); Emery Gondor (airbrush)
Letters
?

Characters
Tom Allen (photos of Jackie Cooper); Bob Randolph (photos of Freddie Bartholomew); Tubby (photos of Andy Devine)

Indexer Notes

fumetti

The Mikado (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sir Arthur Sullivan (original play)
Pencils
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Inks
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Colors
Jack Adler (airbrush); Emery Gondor (airbrush)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Nanki-Poo (photos of Kenny Baker)

Indexer Notes

fumetti

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

Screen Scoops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Galli
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Action Camera / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Smitty
Pencils
Smitty
Inks
Smitty
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today we'll shoot the 'attack' scene...
Genre
humor

Navy Secrets (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Harry Gates (screenplay)
Pencils
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Inks
Jack Adler (airbrushed corrections); Emery Gondor (airbrushed corrections)
Colors
Jack Adler (airbrush); Emery Gondor (airbrush)
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Carol Mathews [Carol Evans] (photos of Fay Wray); Steve Fletcher [Steve Roberts] (photos of Grant Withers)

Indexer Notes

fumetti

Watch for These Coming Attractions in Next Month's Movie Comics! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mexicali Rose
  2. 1. Now Showing!
  3. 2. East Side of Heaven
  4. 3. [Part 3]
    Movietown
  5. 4. Mexicali Rose
  6. 5. Booby Hatch and the Midsummer Night's Nightmare
    Booby Hatch
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Rosati Accordion
  8. 7. Terrors of the Tomb (episodes 11-15)
    Minute Movies
  9. 8. The Inkling Kid
    Minute Movies
  10. 9. Errol Flynn
    Stars and Stamps
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Screen Scoops
  12. 11. Four Feathers
  13. 12. Mystery in the White Room
  14. 13. Spirit of Culver
  15. 14. The Mikado
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Screen Scoops
  17. 16. ["Today we'll shoot the 'attack' scene..."]
    Action Camera
  18. 17. Navy Secrets
  19. 18. Watch for These Coming Attractions in Next Month's Movie Comics!
  20. 19. ["Thanks again, boys and girls of America..."]
    All-American Comics
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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