(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 (editor)

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)

[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
Having escaped from the kidnapper's island in their own boat...
Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Jeanne Fitchard (guest)

[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
That's me!
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)

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

Biff Bronson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Sulman
Pencils
Joe Sulman
Inks
Joe Sulman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Behold! The Matchwell Pearls!
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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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
In a small cottage in Westchester...
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; adventure; historical

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As an occupant of the Skyline Towers raises a cup of coffee...
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
a sniper (villain, introduction)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! You useless mutt!!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Last Golden Age appearance.

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

Fantastic Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Morho Naba, King of the Mossi (in Upper Volta) goes to war every morning!
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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
One of the adventures of Rex Darrell, known as the Flying Fox, brings him in conflict...
Genre
adventure
Characters
A-X (villain, introduction)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cal and Alec are now in an old deserted town...
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.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Speaking Frog was about to end the life of Marg'ry's dad...
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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a cold winter night, four dark figures dash out...
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.

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

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 stowed away aboard the 'Serpent'...
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.
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