(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)

["Ah can't read - But shucks..."] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

["Lieutenant Wing Brady was given a special assignment..."] (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:
Manada (villain); Sindu (villain, death); their gang (villains); Jeanne Fitchard (guest-star)

["Hello folks!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Rex / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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)

["In old Mexico a dust-covered rider spurs his horse onward..."] (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:
?

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

["Well, Gary - I'm glad we're back home!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Gary Hawkes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Jenney
Pencils:
Bob Jenney
Inks:
Bob Jenney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

["Wasn't is nice of Mr. Marlow to invite us for the week end!"] (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:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
A gang of thieves (villains, introduction)

["Worry..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Rex Darrell, famous flying-adventurer after weeks of strenuous work..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

["Tossed lion by its tail..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Adventurevents / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

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.

["In our last episode Marg'ry and her dad standing at the statue of the speaking frog..."] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
The Speaking Frog (villain, introduction)

["Far out in the hills, a lawless band of hooded riders..."] (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:
?

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.

["Racketeer Captured by Courageous Cop"] (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:
?

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.

["Synopsis - Having discovered that Dr. Killmen's 'inmate' is the Prince of Natria..."] (Table of Contents: 19)

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)

[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)

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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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