(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 [as Vincent A. Sullivan]
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 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

["There are the best books on Earth!"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

["Fort Geneaux, a desolate Foreign Legion outpost..."] (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
Characters:
Akmed Dul (villain, introduction, dies)

["Hey Katnip! - Wake up!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Katnip / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Chemcraft / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Biff Bronson and Dan Druff are sightseeing in New York..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Al Sulman (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Sulman [as Koppy]
Inks:
Joe Sulman [as Koppy]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mastermind (villain); Brenda Lucre (introduction); Dan Druff

["India! Land of strange sights and dark mystery..."] (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
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Prince Ali Ghazi (villain, introduction, dies)

["Synopsis... Dressed as a soldier of the pretender's army..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

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.

["Hey! Stop! What's the idea?"] (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:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
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)

["Synopsis - In Honolulu where the 662 is stationed..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

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
Characters:
Peter the Great

Indexer Notes

last appearance

["The sensational trip flying a valuable shipment of jewels..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

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

["Due to many mysterious forest fires in the lumber camp regions..."] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackton (villain, introduction)

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

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

Script:
Bart Tumey
Pencils:
Bart Tumey (signed)
Inks:
Bart Tumey
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)

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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.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Allen Ross
  • Arthur Lortie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes