(June 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-05-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (as Vincent A. Sullivan) (editor)

Issue Notes

No number or date in indicia. On-sale date from copyright renewal.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. R. Flanagan (as John Richard Flanagan)
Inks
J. R. Flanagan (as John Richard Flanagan)
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Synopsis
Africans and man tied to stake.
Reprints
Keywords
bondage

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Scott Bonagofsky from his discussions with Creig Flessel, who we previously credited for this cover.

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

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

[The Suicide of Major Duval, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 2)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Winiarski
Pencils
Ed Winiarski (as Win)
Inks
Ed Winiarski (as Win)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Synopsis: Barry and Inspector Legrand, while flying to investigate trouble at the Maignon Line..."
Genre
adventure
Characters
Count Guniff (villain)

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

Tiny / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oboy -- It feels swell to sink my teeth into dis rubber...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

[Rosati Accordion Ad] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Rosati Accordion / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[The White Witch, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cotton Carver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
George Newman
Inks
George Newman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Cotton Carver, fleeing from the soldiers of the White Queen Kothe..."
Genre
adventure
Characters
Vosgoth (introduction); Dagan (introduction)

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

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How many?" "Fill 'er up all th' way!
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
a custodian (villain, introduction)
Keywords
marijuana

Indexer Notes

Marijuana story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Junior Federal Men Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[W. C. Fields, Charles Laughton, Luise Rainer, Joe E. Brown, Clark Gable, Walt Disney] (Table of Contents: 8)

Cinema Dust / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
W. C. Fields; Luise Rainer; Clark Gable; Joe E. Brown; Charles Laughton; Walt Disney

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

Jack Woods / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Chambers
Pencils
Jim Chambers
Inks
Jim Chambers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After cleaning up the outlaws, we find Jack once more on the trail...
Genre
western-frontier; detective-mystery
Characters
Wolf Rucker (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Last appeared in More Fun Comics (DC, 1936 series) #35. The first two pages are in black, white, and red; the last two are in black and white.

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

Batter Up! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's so fast that by the time he reaches third...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

6 gags.

Letterer credit courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[First Pilot to Fly a Plane in an Outside Loop!] (Table of Contents: 11)

AiRecords / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

Auctioneer Dossier (Table of Contents: 12)

Steve Malone / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Don Lynch
Inks
Don Lynch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Story is in black and white, except feature logo panel which is in red tones.

Money Makers (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Thomas
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Captured By Col. Benback, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 14)

Captain Desmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Winiarski
Pencils
Ed Winiarski
Inks
Ed Winiarski
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Through the dimly lit streets of Tashab..."
Genre
adventure
Characters
Col. Benback (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Story is in black and white, except feature logo panel which is in red tones.

[Young Adventurer Narrowly Escapes Death in Battle with Attacking Shark!] (Table of Contents: 15)

AdventurEvents / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; adventure

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

Tidbits / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are approximately 4,000,000 amateur actors in America...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Joe Louis; Harvey Aulback, Jr.

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

Tom Brent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Chambers
Pencils
Jim Chambers
Inks
Jim Chambers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Far up the Sang Do River Tom Brent guides a small junk...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Hong (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Story is in black and white, except feature logo panel which is in red tones.

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

Skip Schuyler / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Skip Schuyler, ace man of the U.S. Army Intelligence Department, has been stationed...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The New York Yankees [Lou Gehrig; Joe DiMaggio; Frankie Crosetti; Red Rolfe; Spud Chandler; Flash Gordon (??); etc.] (guests)
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

[The Pirate Ship, Part 14] (Table of Contents: 19)

Rusty and His Pals / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Rusty and his friends capture Slade and his gang of counterfeiters..."
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Duchess (guest); Ebenezer Slade (villain); Long Sin (villain)

Argentina Pulls Lion's Tail (Table of Contents: 20)

Adventure in Stamps / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
Falkland Islands

Indexer Notes

Includes secondary "Interesting Stamp Items" column and small ads for stamp dealers.

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

Anchors Aweigh! / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our two heroes of the United States fleet, Don Kerry and "Red" Murphy...
Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Lieutenant Colonel Don Kerry; "Red" Murphy; a maniac (villain, introduction, death (eaten by a gator))
Synopsis
Don and Red are given a furlough and decide to go alligator hunting. Instead, they stumble across an ex-engineer's plot to bomb a Panama Canal lock.
Keywords
alligators; Chagres River

Indexer Notes

wikipedia lists there are no alligators in Central America. Instead, this must be the American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus).

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

Movie Comics; All-American 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. [The Suicide of Major Duval, Part 2]
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. ["Oboy -- It feels swell to sink my teeth into dis rubber..."]
    Tiny
  5. 4. [Rosati Accordion Ad]
    Rosati Accordion
  6. 5. [The White Witch, Part 2]
    Cotton Carver
  7. 6. ["How many?" "Fill 'er up all th' way!"]
    Federal Men
  8. 7. ["Hello again, Members! Well, here we are right in the middle of Spring..."]
    Junior Federal Men Club
  9. 8. [W. C. Fields, Charles Laughton, Luise Rainer, Joe E. Brown, Clark Gable, Walt Disney]
    Cinema Dust
  10. 9. ["After cleaning up the outlaws, we find Jack once more on the trail..."]
    Jack Woods
  11. 10. ["He's so fast that by the time he reaches third..."]
    Batter Up!
  12. 11. [First Pilot to Fly a Plane in an Outside Loop!]
    AiRecords
  13. 12. Auctioneer Dossier
    Steve Malone
  14. 13. Money Makers
  15. 14. [Captured By Col. Benback, Part 1]
    Captain Desmo
  16. 15. [Young Adventurer Narrowly Escapes Death in Battle with Attacking Shark!]
    AdventurEvents
  17. 16. ["There are approximately 4,000,000 amateur actors in America..."]
    Tidbits
  18. 17. ["Far up the Sang Do River Tom Brent guides a small junk..."]
    Tom Brent
  19. 18. ["Skip Schuyler, ace man of the U.S. Army Intelligence Department, has been stationed..."]
    Skip Schuyler
  20. 19. [The Pirate Ship, Part 14]
    Rusty and His Pals
  21. 20. Argentina Pulls Lion's Tail
    Adventure in Stamps
  22. 21. ["Our two heroes of the United States fleet, Don Kerry and "Red" Murphy..."]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  23. 22. ["Thanks again, boys and girls of America..."]
    Movie Comics; All-American Comics
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Spencer Fireworks Co.
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