(August 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
[4]
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1939-06-28
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 422129.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
Man; boy (riding log in flood)

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

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

["Having escaped from the kidnapper's island in their own boat..."] (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:
Jeanne Fitchard (guest)

["That's me!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Rex / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Mystery of the Missing Model (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:
Milo (intro, villain)

["Behold! The Matchwell Pearls!"] (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:
Patou (villain, introduction)

Incident in China (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Anthony
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Locoscope / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["In a small cottage in Westchester..."] (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:
Bull Velaz (villain, introduction); his gang (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

James II of England (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

["As an occupant of the Skyline Towers raises a cup of coffee..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
a sniper (villain, introduction)

["Hey! You useless mutt!!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

This Doggone World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Last Golden Age appearance.

["Morho Naba, King of the Mossi (in Upper Volta) goes to war every morning!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Fantastic Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["One of the adventures of Rex Darrell, known as the Flying Fox, brings him in conflict..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
A-X (villain, introduction)

["Cal and Alec are now in an old deserted town..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

Cal an' Alec / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

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

Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

["The Speaking Frog was about to end the life of Marg'ry's dad..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

last appearance

In Peril [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 18)

Lieut. Bob Neal / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Hirsch
Pencils:
Rusty Lehman
Inks:
Rusty Lehman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

["On a cold winter night, four dark figures dash out..."] (Table of Contents: 19)

Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Lehti
Pencils:
Jack Lehti
Inks:
Jack Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Black Hawk (an Indian)

Indexer Notes

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

["Synopsis... Having stowed away aboard the 'Serpent'..."] (Table of Contents: 20)

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: 21) (Expand) /

New York World's Fair Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (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. [no title indexed]
    All-American Comics; Movie Comics
  3. 2. ["Having escaped from the kidnapper's island in their own boat..."]
    Wing Brady
  4. 3. ["That's me!"]
    Rex
  5. 4. The Mystery of the Missing Model
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  6. 5. ["Behold! The Matchwell Pearls!"]
    Biff Bronson
  7. 6. Incident in China
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Locoscope
  9. 8. ["In a small cottage in Westchester..."]
    Gary Hawkes
  10. 9. James II of England
    The Magic Crystal of History
  11. 10. ["As an occupant of the Skyline Towers raises a cup of coffee..."]
    Radio Squad
  12. 11. ["Hey! You useless mutt!!"]
    This Doggone World
  13. 12. ["Morho Naba, King of the Mossi (in Upper Volta) goes to war every morning!"]
    Fantastic Facts
  14. 13. ["One of the adventures of Rex Darrell, known as the Flying Fox, brings him in conflict..."]
    The Flying Fox
  15. 14. ["Cal and Alec are now in an old deserted town..."]
    Cal an' Alec
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Page
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Fun Stamp Page
  18. 17. ["The Speaking Frog was about to end the life of Marg'ry's dad..."]
    Marg'ry Daw
  19. 18. In Peril [Part 1]
    Lieut. Bob Neal
  20. 19. ["On a cold winter night, four dark figures dash out..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  21. 20. ["Synopsis... Having stowed away aboard the 'Serpent'..."]
    The Buccaneer
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    New York World's Fair Comics
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Allen Ross
  • Arthur Lortie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes