(October 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
[4]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-08-28
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 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 427469.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
J. R. Flanagan
Inks
J. R. Flanagan
Colors
?

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer credited Creig Flessel.

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

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

[The Battle of Marjoca, Part 2] (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; military
Characters
Ali Pascha (villain)

Indexer Notes

title from next issue blurb in previous issue

[Ben Blue, Movie Slang] (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

A Bike for You (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Terror in the Swamp (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The "Gorilla" (intro, villain, a man in a gorilla suit)

[The Dangerous Mission] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Col. Uretz (villain, introduction); other military men (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

title from next issue blurb in previous issue

Boxcar Tourists (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Dusty (introduction); Jake (introduction); Sourpuss Malone (introduction, villain)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

[Hungary's Fashion Saint; Item from Venezuela] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

The Reign of Queen Anne (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
Paul Cassidy
Inks
Paul Cassidy
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Calling Radio Car K-7...Robbery in progress at the Colonial Jewelry Store...
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
two unnamed crooks (villains, introduction)

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

Ginger Snap / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Notice! Childrens Day Admission Free!
Genre
humor; children

[The Dawn Arrow] (Table of Contents: 12)

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)

Baseball Forecast (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Anthony
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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
Bob has been daringly trying singlehanded to smash a large spy ring...
Genre
war
Characters
an unnamed spy (villain, introduction)

[Adventure in Algiers] (Table of Contents: 15)

Bulldog Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bart Tumey
Pencils
Bart Tumey
Inks
Bart Tumey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Bom Ben Gay (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

title from next issue blurb in previous issue

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

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
O'Malley having just finished a detail, is traveling back to headquarters...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Nancy McClennan (introduction)

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

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... Escaping from the storm Dennis and his friends finally reach shore...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dr. Killmen (villain)

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

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / 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 Battle of Marjoca, Part 2]
    Wing Brady
  4. 3. [Ben Blue, Movie Slang]
  5. 4. A Bike for You
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Company
  6. 5. The Terror in the Swamp
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  7. 6. [The Dangerous Mission]
    Biff Bronson
  8. 7. Boxcar Tourists
  9. 8. [Hungary's Fashion Saint; Item from Venezuela]
    Fun Stamp Page
  10. 9. The Reign of Queen Anne
    The Magic Crystal of History
  11. 10. ["Calling Radio Car K-7...Robbery in progress at the Colonial Jewelry Store..."]
    Radio Squad
  12. 11. ["Notice! Childrens Day Admission Free!"]
    Ginger Snap
  13. 12. [The Dawn Arrow]
    The Flying Fox
  14. 13. Baseball Forecast
  15. 14. ["Bob has been daringly trying singlehanded to smash a large spy ring..."]
    Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  16. 15. [Adventure in Algiers]
    Bulldog Martin
  17. 16. ["O'Malley having just finished a detail, is traveling back to headquarters..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  18. 17. ["Synopsis... Escaping from the storm Dennis and his friends finally reach shore..."]
    The Buccaneer
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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