Doc Savage Comics #v1#1 (1)
([April 17] 1940)

Street and Smith, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1940-04-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Editing
William DeGrouchy

Issue Notes

Per comments from Tony Tollin, this issue was copyrighted April, 1940. Cover date, if it had one, would probably be June.

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 451760.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Doc Savage / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Walter Baumhofer (painted)
Inks
Walter Baumhofer (painted)
Colors
Walter Baumhofer (painted)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Art is taken from the July, 1933 issue of Doc Savage Magazine, credited at Heritage Auctions to have been painted by Walter Baumhofer: https://comics.ha.com/itm/pulps/hero/doc-savage-july-33-street-and-smith-1…

The Land of Terror (Part 1) (Table of Contents: 1)

Doc Savage / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer ?
Inks
Henry Kiefer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Doc Savage; Monk; Ham; Kar [Oliver Bittman] (villain)

Indexer Notes

adapted from THE LAND OF TERROR by Lester Dent (aka Kenneth Robeson); 2nd part of adaptation- continued from Shadow Comics #3.

[Part 1] (Table of Contents: 2)

Treasure Island / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical

Indexer Notes

adapted from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

Double-Barreled Magic (Table of Contents: 3)

Norgil the Magician / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson ?
Pencils
Vernon Greene ?
Inks
Vernon Greene ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Norgil the Magician; Terry Dorcumb (Federal agent); Landseer; Rochet Mob (villain, introduction for all, all die); Monte Kyron (villain, forger, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Norgil works with a Federal agent to rescue a man named Landseer from a mob using a circus as a front.
Keywords
Eastbury; Morrini Circus

Indexer Notes

Last appearance was in Shadow Comics Volume 1 #8.

Art credits by Craig Delich.

[The Gas Neutralizer Plans] (Table of Contents: 4)

Cap Fury / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cap Fury; John Barclee (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

last app. in SHADOW COMICS V. 1 #2

Death On the Construction Job (Table of Contents: 5)

Danny Garrett / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Danny Garrett (first appearance)

Scarlet Give-Away (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Storm
Letters
typeset

[First Days At West Point] (Table of Contents: 7)

Mark Mallory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Garrison
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mark Mallory (first appearance)

[L' Liberator] (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Death / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Death [Steve Kenny] (first appearance)

Nuggets of Doom (Table of Contents: 9)

Sheriff Pete Rice / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Farr
Inks
Jack Farr
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sheriff Pete Rice (first appearance)

[Murder At the De Gron Estate] (Table of Contents: 10)

Whisperer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Whisperer [Comm. James "Wildcat" Gordon] (first appearance)

A Race For a Life (Table of Contents: 11)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy the Kid [William Bonney] (first appearance)
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Doc Savage
  2. 1. The Land of Terror (Part 1)
    Doc Savage
  3. 2. [Part 1]
    Treasure Island
  4. 3. Double-Barreled Magic
    Norgil the Magician
  5. 4. [The Gas Neutralizer Plans]
    Cap Fury
  6. 5. Death On the Construction Job
    Danny Garrett
  7. 6. Scarlet Give-Away
  8. 7. [First Days At West Point]
    Mark Mallory
  9. 8. [L' Liberator]
    Captain Death
  10. 9. Nuggets of Doom
    Sheriff Pete Rice
  11. 10. [Murder At the De Gron Estate]
    Whisperer
  12. 11. A Race For a Life
    Billy the Kid
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