(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 [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 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)

["A picked section of the French Foreign Legion arrives in Paris..."] (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

["In the strange Cannon Ball River country..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

Fantastic Facts / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

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

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

["Definition: hatch'et..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

["The South Seas - warm and sultry - region of unchartered islands..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Paul J. Lauretta
Pencils:
Paul J. Lauretta
Inks:
Paul J. Lauretta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Attacking by land and from the sea the pretender to the throne of Natria..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

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)

["Outside the Dalton residence a sinister figure lurks in the darkness..."] (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:
?

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)

["In Honolulu Bob and Dr. McDonald, the famous scientist, excitedly examine..."] (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:
?

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.

["This is Mr. Pincus, the eminent Turkish towel king!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
humor

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

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

["Here's a letter from the daughter of Jim Brewster..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

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

["High on a mountain trail, old Pop Morgan..."] (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:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Janet Marvin has inherited a defunct real estate business..."] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

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

["Hello Shrimp!"] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

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)

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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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