(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)

["As the forces of the Foreign Legion neared the walls of Marjoca..."] (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:
?

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)

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

["Somewhere in war-torn China are enormous deposits of a valuable mineral called jade!"] (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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
King Carter (introduction); Red Rogers (introduction); Sgt. Ah-Choo (villain, introduction); other Chinese (villains, introduction)

["Synopsis... After getting the Prince, Daneo and Kaboz aboard the ship..."] (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:
?

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.

["You've made enough trouble for one night. Why don't you go home?"] (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:
?

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

["Rex Darrell, justly famed air adventurer and sky sleuth..."] (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:
?

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

["The foreman of a nearby logging camp has appeared at headquarters..."] (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:
?

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)

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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.
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