(November 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
[5]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-09-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (uncredited)
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 found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 432359.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?

Characters
Mountaineer; his falling partner

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Wing Brady / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Hickey (signed)
Pencils
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the forces of the Foreign Legion neared the walls of Marjoca...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ali Pascha (villain); Che Che; Red

Indexer Notes

conclusion

[Willie Howard, Katherine Hepburn] (Table of Contents: 3)

Star-Light / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
biography

Gifts for You! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[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
Sandwiches an' soda from Wenic's delicatessen store...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Mastermind (villain, introduction); his men (villains, introduction); Dan Druff; Prof. Tnopud

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

King Carter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul J. Lauretta (signed)
Pencils
Paul J. Lauretta (signed)
Inks
Paul J. Lauretta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul J. Lauretta

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in war-torn China are enormous deposits of a valuable mineral called jade!
Genre
adventure
Characters
King Carter (introduction); Red Rogers (introduction); Sgt. Ah-Choo (villain, introduction); other Chinese (villains, introduction)

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

The Buccaneer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bernard Baily (signed)
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Synopsis... After getting the Prince, Daneo and Kaboz aboard the ship...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dr. Killmen (villain, dies); The false king of Natria (villain); Captain Dennis Stone; Regina

Rulers of Luxemburg (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 for stamps dealers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks
Mart Bailey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You've made enough trouble for one night. Why don't you go home?
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Larry Trent; Sandy Kean; Chips Guerney (villain, introduction); Bob Guerney (villain, introduction)

Unexpected Exercise (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Anthony
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Big Prizes (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Flaming Inferno (Table of Contents: 12)

Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Hirsch (signed)
Pencils
Rusty Lehman (signed)
Inks
Rusty Lehman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Prof. Smith (introduction); Judith Smith (introduction); Tubby Potts; Pat

Ivan III, the "Great" (Table of Contents: 13)

The Magic Crystal of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Homer Fleming (signed)
Pencils
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

Script
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Pencils
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks
Terry Gilkison
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rex Darrell, justly famed air adventurer and sky sleuth...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Rex Darrell; Buzz Blair; the Dawn Streak

The Voodoo Vengeance (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Pencils
Joe Donohoe (signed)
Inks
Joe Donohoe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Congi (villain, introduction); Sleepy; Captain Dart

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

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

Script
Jack Lehti (signed)
Pencils
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The foreman of a nearby logging camp has appeared at headquarters...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Pierre (villain, introduction); Flame; Black Hawk

[The Phantom of the Pyramids] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Bart Tumey (signed)
Pencils
Bart Tumey (signed)
Inks
Bart Tumey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Phantom [Sir Austin Jenkins] (villain, introduction); Jonah; Jim Lane

Indexer Notes

title from next issue blurb in previous issue

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

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

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

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / 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. ["As the forces of the Foreign Legion neared the walls of Marjoca..."]
    Wing Brady
  4. 3. [Willie Howard, Katherine Hepburn]
    Star-Light
  5. 4. Gifts for You!
    American Specialty Co.
  6. 5. ["Sandwiches an' soda from Wenic's delicatessen store..."]
    Biff Bronson
  7. 6. ["Somewhere in war-torn China are enormous deposits of a valuable mineral called jade!"]
    King Carter
  8. 7. ["Synopsis... After getting the Prince, Daneo and Kaboz aboard the ship..."]
    The Buccaneer
  9. 8. Rulers of Luxemburg
    Fun Stamp Page
  10. 9. ["You've made enough trouble for one night. Why don't you go home?"]
    Radio Squad
  11. 10. Unexpected Exercise
  12. 11. Big Prizes
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  13. 12. The Flaming Inferno
    Lieut. Bob Neal of Sub 662
  14. 13. Ivan III, the "Great"
    The Magic Crystal of History
  15. 14. ["Rex Darrell, justly famed air adventurer and sky sleuth..."]
    The Flying Fox
  16. 15. The Voodoo Vengeance
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  17. 16. ["The foreman of a nearby logging camp has appeared at headquarters..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  18. 17. [The Phantom of the Pyramids]
    Bulldog Martin
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    New York World's Fair Comics; Superman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Allen Ross
  • Arthur Lortie
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