(December 1939)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
[5]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-10-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (editor)

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 435263.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Football players

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

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
Fort Geneaux, a desolate Foreign Legion outpost...
Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Akmed Dul (villain, introduction, dies)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Katnip / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Katnip! - Wake up!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Chemcraft / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Alan Sulman (signed)
Pencils
Joe Sulman
Inks
Joe Sulman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Biff Bronson and Dan Druff are sightseeing in New York...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Mastermind (villain); Brenda Lucre (introduction); Dan Druff

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
India! Land of strange sights and dark mystery...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Prince Ali Ghazi (villain, introduction, dies)

[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... Dressed as a soldier of the pretender's army...
Genre
adventure
Characters
False king of Natria (villain); Dennis; Regina

Short Postal History (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.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Stop! What's the idea?
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
a gang of car thieves (villains); Sandy Keene; Larry

Anything for a Story (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Terry Keane
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Across two pages.

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

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Synopsis - In Honolulu where the 662 is stationed...
Genre
war
Characters
Prof. Smith; Frank McDonald; Tubby

The Youth of Peter the Great (Table of Contents: 13)

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
Characters
Peter the Great

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[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 (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sensational trip flying a valuable shipment of jewels...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
air pirates (villains)

The Avenging Ghost (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

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

[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 (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Due to many mysterious forest fires in the lumber camp regions...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Blackton (villain, introduction)

[Bulldog in Switzerland] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jonah

Indexer Notes

title from next issue blurb in previous issue

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

Flash Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["There are the best books on Earth!"]
  3. 2. ["Fort Geneaux, a desolate Foreign Legion outpost..."]
    Wing Brady
  4. 3. ["Hey Katnip! - Wake up!"]
    Katnip
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Chemcraft
  6. 5. ["Biff Bronson and Dan Druff are sightseeing in New York..."]
    Biff Bronson
  7. 6. ["India! Land of strange sights and dark mystery..."]
    King Carter
  8. 7. ["Synopsis... Dressed as a soldier of the pretender's army..."]
    The Buccaneer
  9. 8. Short Postal History
    Fun Stamp Page
  10. 9. ["Hey! Stop! What's the idea?"]
    Radio Squad
  11. 10. Anything for a Story
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["Synopsis - In Honolulu where the 662 is stationed..."]
    Lieut. Bob Neal
  14. 13. The Youth of Peter the Great
    The Magic Crystal of History
  15. 14. ["The sensational trip flying a valuable shipment of jewels..."]
    The Flying Fox
  16. 15. The Avenging Ghost
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  17. 16. ["Due to many mysterious forest fires in the lumber camp regions..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  18. 17. [Bulldog in Switzerland]
    Bulldog Martin
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Flash Comics
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
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