(July 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
[4]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-05-28
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 and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 3. Second class permit. Copyright number 415984.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?

Characters
Mountaineer (menaced by bear)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 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
Lieutenant Wing Brady was given a special assignment...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Manada (villain); Sindu (villain, death); their gang (villains); Jeanne Fitchard (guest-star)

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

Rex / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello folks!
Genre
humor
Characters
Rex (a cat, introduction)

The Crimson Cargo (Table of Contents: 4)

Detective Sergeant Carey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Donohoe
Pencils
Joe Donohoe
Inks
Joe Donohoe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Barto (introduction, villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In old Mexico a dust-covered rider spurs his horse onward...
Genre
adventure
Characters
El Capitan (villain, introduction, death)

Incident in China (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Anthony
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

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
Well, Gary - I'm glad we're back home!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Buzz Scott (introduction)

Charles II of England (Table of Contents: 8)

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: 9)

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
Wasn't is nice of Mr. Marlow to invite us for the week end!
Genre
war
Characters
A gang of thieves (villains, introduction)

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

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
Worry...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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, famous flying-adventurer after weeks of strenuous work...
Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Adventurevents / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tossed lion by its tail...
Genre
non-fiction

[Gene Raymond, Shirley Temple, Jack Oakie] (Table of Contents: 13)

Cinema Dust / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Unique Stamp Notes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamp dealers.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In our last episode Marg'ry and her dad standing at the statue of the speaking frog...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
The Speaking Frog (villain, introduction)

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

Red Coat Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Hampton [as Wade Hampton]
Pencils
John Hampton [as Wade Hampton]
Inks
John Hampton [as Wade Hampton]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Far out in the hills, a lawless band of hooded riders...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hooded Riders (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

With the next issue, the title of this feature, Red Coat Patrol, changes to Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol.

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

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

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed); Paul Cassidy (see notes)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed); Paul Cassidy (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Racketeer Captured by Courageous Cop
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dirk Stevens (introduction, death); Cal Nichols (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

According to Alter Ego #112 for August of 2012, Paul Cassidy did some art on this story.

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

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 - Having discovered that Dr. Killmen's 'inmate' is the Prince of Natria...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dr. Killmen (villain)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Ah can't read - But shucks..."]
  3. 2. ["Lieutenant Wing Brady was given a special assignment..."]
    Wing Brady
  4. 3. ["Hello folks!"]
    Rex
  5. 4. The Crimson Cargo
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  6. 5. ["In old Mexico a dust-covered rider spurs his horse onward..."]
    Biff Bronson
  7. 6. Incident in China
  8. 7. ["Well, Gary - I'm glad we're back home!"]
    Gary Hawkes
  9. 8. Charles II of England
    The Magic Crystal of History
  10. 9. ["Wasn't is nice of Mr. Marlow to invite us for the week end!"]
    Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  11. 10. ["Worry..."]
    Butch the Pup
  12. 11. ["Rex Darrell, famous flying-adventurer after weeks of strenuous work..."]
    The Flying Fox
  13. 12. ["Tossed lion by its tail..."]
    Adventurevents
  14. 13. [Gene Raymond, Shirley Temple, Jack Oakie]
    Cinema Dust
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stamp Fun
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Unique Stamp Notes
  17. 16. ["In our last episode Marg'ry and her dad standing at the statue of the speaking frog..."]
    Marg'ry Daw
  18. 17. ["Far out in the hills, a lawless band of hooded riders..."]
    Red Coat Patrol
  19. 18. ["Racketeer Captured by Courageous Cop"]
    Radio Squad
  20. 19. ["Synopsis - Having discovered that Dr. Killmen's 'inmate' is the Prince of Natria..."]
    The Buccaneer
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Movie Comics; All-American Comics
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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