(January 1940)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
[5]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-11-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Second class permit. Copyright number 437786.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Trapper; wolves
Reprints

[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
Pencils
Tom Hickey
Inks
Tom Hickey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A picked section of the French Foreign Legion arrives in Paris...
Genre
adventure; military

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

Fantastic Facts / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the strange Cannon Ball River country...
Genre
non-fiction

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

Flex-i-Track / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Alan Sulman
Pencils
Joe Sulman
Inks
Joe Sulman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Definition: hatch'et...
Genre
adventure

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

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

Script
Paul Lauretta
Pencils
Paul Lauretta
Inks
Paul Lauretta
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The South Seas - warm and sultry - region of unchartered islands...
Genre
adventure

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

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

Script
Bernard Baily
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Attacking by land and from the sea the pretender to the throne of Natria...
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Final panel promotes the beginning of the Spectre series in the following issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

"Kit" Strong / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Inks
Maurice Kashuba (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Outside the Dalton residence a sinister figure lurks in the darkness...
Characters
Kit Strong (only appearance)

Gambler's Luck (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.17 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Anthony
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Across two pages.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the bottom of the first page of the text story.

Big Prizes (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Honolulu Bob and Dr. McDonald, the famous scientist, excitedly examine...
Genre
war

Panama Honors Its Canal (Table of Contents: 14)

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: 15)

Jest a Second... / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Bob Kane
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is Mr. Pincus, the eminent Turkish towel king!
Genre
humor

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

Built-Rite / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Terry Gilkison
Pencils
Terry Gilkison
Inks
Terry Gilkison
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a letter from the daughter of Jim Brewster...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Flying Fox (last appearance)

The Wheels of Death (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery

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

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

Script
Jack Lehti
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
High on a mountain trail, old Pop Morgan...
Genre
adventure

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

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

Script
Bart Tumey
Pencils
Bart Tumey
Inks
Bart Tumey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Janet Marvin has inherited a defunct real estate business...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Butch the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab ?
Pencils
Fred Schwab ?
Inks
Fred Schwab ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Shrimp!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

He's Back with Us Again!! Superman (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (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. ["A picked section of the French Foreign Legion arrives in Paris..."]
    Wing Brady
  4. 3. ["In the strange Cannon Ball River country..."]
    Fantastic Facts
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Flex-i-Track
  6. 5. ["Definition: hatch'et..."]
    Biff Bronson
  7. 6. ["The South Seas - warm and sultry - region of unchartered islands..."]
    King Carter
  8. 7. ["Attacking by land and from the sea the pretender to the throne of Natria..."]
    The Buccaneer
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Flash Comics
  10. 9. ["Outside the Dalton residence a sinister figure lurks in the darkness..."]
    "Kit" Strong
  11. 10. Gambler's Luck
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Big Prizes
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  14. 13. ["In Honolulu Bob and Dr. McDonald, the famous scientist, excitedly examine..."]
    Lieutenant Bob Neal of Sub 662
  15. 14. Panama Honors Its Canal
    Fun Stamp Page
  16. 15. ["This is Mr. Pincus, the eminent Turkish towel king!"]
    Jest a Second...
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Built-Rite
  18. 17. ["Here's a letter from the daughter of Jim Brewster..."]
    The Flying Fox
  19. 18. The Wheels of Death
    Detective Sergeant Carey
  20. 19. ["High on a mountain trail, old Pop Morgan..."]
    Sergeant O'Malley of the Red Coat Patrol
  21. 20. ["Janet Marvin has inherited a defunct real estate business..."]
    Bulldog Martin
  22. 21. ["Hello Shrimp!"]
    Butch the Pup
  23. 22. He's Back with Us Again!! Superman
    Superman
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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