(January 1936)

DC, 1935 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Allied Newspaper Syndicate, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor, publisher); William H. Cook (managing editor); John F. Mahon (business manager); Vincent A. Sullivan (assistant editor)
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#1-6); Glossy Covers (#7-11)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

["Seasons Greetings"] (Table of Contents)

Sagebrush n' Cactus / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Robert Leffingwell
Inks:
Robert Leffingwell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

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

credits, title page / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Indicia. Inside front page (top).

Give the Kid a Break! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Gilbert / advertisement / 0.8 page (report information)

Greetings! (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Bill Cook (illustrations, signed)
Inks:
Bill Cook (illustrations, signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

editorial

["Mm-mm-m!! I'm gettin' hungry thinkin' about it!!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Jibby Jones / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["I call myself 'Knight Errant' Cowhide, because I seek wrongs to right..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Sir Loin of Beef / comic story / 1.83 pages (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sir Loin; Cowhide; Hash (introduction, a boy)
Synopsis:
Sir Loin gives his last coin to an orphan boy.

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

Axel / comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[Knife Ambush, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 7)

Sagebrush n' Cactus / comic story / 1.83 pages (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sagebrush; Cactus; Pickax Pete; Knife Ambush (villain)
Synopsis:
Sagebrush and Cactus come upon the body of Pickax Pete and find a map to his gold strike.

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

Fanny / comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["There's not going to be a happy Christmas for Farmer Gray..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Dickie Duck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Inks:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dickie Duck; Farmer Gray
Synopsis:
Dickie captures three bank robbers

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 10)

Castaway Island / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Larry; Dot
Synopsis:
After a storm at sea Larry and Dot find themselves alone on an abandoned sailing ship.

["Hey, Billy!! I jes' saw Butch O'Brien give another feller a awful bad beatin'!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

[The Stagecoach, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 12)

J. Worthington Blimp, Esq. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (credited)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (credited)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Episode 2] (Table of Contents: 13)

The Vikings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils:
Robert H. Livingstone (credited)
Inks:
Robert H. Livingstone (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Sigrid; Jarl-eirik; Hagbard; Ivar son of Kol; Kol
Synopsis:
Kol adopts the baby and names him Ivar. He is favored of Thor, but Loki means him mischief.

Big Linda's Revenge (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 3.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Wallace Kirk (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Cook (signed)
Inks:
Bill Cook (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Talk About Fun (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

More Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

The Radio Dialer / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
(photos)
Inks:
(photos)
Letters:
typeset

These Cold Days (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Meccano / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

It's Magic / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Andrini the Great
Pencils:
Bill Cook (signed)
Inks:
Bill Cook (signed)
Letters:
typeset

The Test of a Man (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rosemary Volk (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Getting Into the Movies] (Table of Contents: 20)

Freddie Bell / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Inks:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Pantomime strip.

[Sons of the Red Cormorant, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 21)

"Wing" Walker / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thor]
Pencils:
? [as Thor]
Inks:
? [as Thor]
Letters:
?

Characters:
Kolar (introduction, villain); Nipper; Red Cormorant

["Lincoln had been accepted when he applied for a minor clerkship..."] (Table of Contents: 22)

Just Suppose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A. D. Kiefer (credited)
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer (credited)
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer (credited)
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Pastime Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Emma McKean (signed)
Pencils:
Emma McKean (signed)
Inks:
Emma McKean (signed)
Letters:
?

["No living person knows what William Shakespear [sic] really looked like..."] (Table of Contents: 24)

Live and Learn / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Archibald (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Archibald (signed)
Inks:
Joe Archibald (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Train Robbery, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 25)

Captain Bill of the Rangers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
W. M. Allison (credited)
Pencils:
W. M. Allison (credited)
Inks:
W. M. Allison (credited)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Bill (intro)

[Part 2] (Table of Contents: 26)

Gulliver's Travels / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jonathan Swift (credited); Walt Kelly (signed)
Pencils:
Walt Kelly (signed)
Inks:
Walt Kelly (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The Secret Cruise, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 27)

Ray and Gail / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Clem Gretter (credited)
Pencils:
Clem Gretter (credited)
Inks:
Clem Gretter (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ray; Gail; Capt. Bill Gewgaw (Introduction); Aunt Millie (introduction); Sir Henry Ghaut; Willie Gewgaw; Joe Macula
Synopsis:
Aunt Millie shows up and demands her map. She ends up staying on board. Gail has second thoughts about the trip.

Lesson 2: Comic Heads (Table of Contents: 28)

Cartoon Corner / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Randall
Pencils:
Stan Randall [as Stanley] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Randall [as Stanley] (signed)
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
how to draw feature

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

The Pixie Puzzle Adventures / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Inks:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Letters:
?

[Episode 2] (Table of Contents: 30)

Captain Quick / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon Blummer (John Elby) (credited)
Pencils:
Jon Blummer (John Elby) (credited)
Inks:
Jon Blummer (John Elby) (credited)
Letters:
?

Reprints:

17-20 On the Black [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 31)

Jim Gale / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Billy Weston (credited)
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Letters:
?

["Si - Chicos! I dig worms for fishes!"] (Table of Contents: 32)

Chikko Chakko / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Pencils:
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Inks:
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Stamps and Coins / text article / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Big Premium Offer (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

New Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Hobbies / activity / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Ryan
Pencils:
?; ? (photos)
Inks:
?; ? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

A Real... Shirley Temple Doll! (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

Shirley Temple Doll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Worth-While Films to Watch For / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

The Book Shelf / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Rosemary Volk
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Ever since I've tried out my hair-cutting machine..."] (Table of Contents: 39)

Needles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Stahl (credited)
Pencils:
Al Stahl (signed)
Inks:
Al Stahl (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Time Machine, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 40)

The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (credited)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["Gizzle me slivers ye spalpeens!"] (Table of Contents: 41)

Capt'n Spiniker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper (credited)
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (credited)
Inks:
Tom Cooper (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sternpipe; Spiniker; James
Synopsis:
Spiniker discovers a submarine is hitching a ride on his stern.

["If you're gonna be my manager..."] (Table of Contents: 42)

Dare-Devil Dunk / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Randall (credited)
Pencils:
Stan Randall (signed)
Inks:
Stan Randall (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dare-Devil Dunk (introduction); Drizzle (introduction)

["I don't know why - But things don't seem to be just right to me today!!"] (Table of Contents: 43)

Beany / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Beany (introduction)

["I made this target out of an old tire rim..."] (Table of Contents: 44)

Peter and Ho-lah-an / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
R. H. Livingstone (credited)
Pencils:
R. H. Livingstone (credited)
Inks:
R. H. Livingstone (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Peter; Ho-lah-an

["Blast it! You never miss!"] (Table of Contents: 45)

The Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (credited)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (credited)
Inks:
Joe Shuster (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Carson (introduction); Officer Walsh (villain); Kate Lane (villain, dies)
Synopsis:
Steve discovers that Kate Lane and Patrolman Walsh are behind the kidnapping. Mayhem ensues.

["Our dog 'Scratcher' had a severe case of fleas..."] (Table of Contents: 46)

It's a Dern Lie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rosemary Volk (credited)
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Little Miss Muffet Play Sets for Little Misses (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Little Miss Muffet Play Sets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Factory to You (Table of Contents: 48) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Seasons Greetings"]
    Sagebrush n' Cactus
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Give the Kid a Break!
    Gilbert
  4. 3. Greetings!
  5. 4. ["Mm-mm-m!! I'm gettin' hungry thinkin' about it!!"]
    Jibby Jones
  6. 5. ["I call myself 'Knight Errant' Cowhide, because I seek wrongs to right..."]
    Sir Loin of Beef
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Axel
  8. 7. [Knife Ambush, Part 2]
    Sagebrush n' Cactus
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Fanny
  10. 9. ["There's not going to be a happy Christmas for Farmer Gray..."]
    Dickie Duck
  11. 10. [Episode 1]
    Castaway Island
  12. 11. ["Hey, Billy!! I jes' saw Butch O'Brien give another feller a awful bad beatin'!"]
    Billy the Kid
  13. 12. [The Stagecoach, Part 1]
    J. Worthington Blimp, Esq.
  14. 13. [Episode 2]
    The Vikings
  15. 14. Big Linda's Revenge
  16. 15. Talk About Fun
    More Fun
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Radio Dialer
  18. 17. These Cold Days
    Meccano
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    It's Magic
  20. 19. The Test of a Man
  21. 20. [Getting Into the Movies]
    Freddie Bell
  22. 21. [Sons of the Red Cormorant, Part 2]
    "Wing" Walker
  23. 22. ["Lincoln had been accepted when he applied for a minor clerkship..."]
    Just Suppose
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Pastime Page
  25. 24. ["No living person knows what William Shakespear [sic] really looked like..."]
    Live and Learn
  26. 25. [The Train Robbery, Part 1]
    Captain Bill of the Rangers
  27. 26. [Part 2]
    Gulliver's Travels
  28. 27. [The Secret Cruise, Part 2]
    Ray and Gail
  29. 28. Lesson 2: Comic Heads
    Cartoon Corner
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    The Pixie Puzzle Adventures
  31. 30. [Episode 2]
    Captain Quick
  32. 31. 17-20 On the Black [Part 2]
    Jim Gale
  33. 32. ["Si - Chicos! I dig worms for fishes!"]
    Chikko Chakko
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Stamps and Coins
  35. 34. Big Premium Offer
    New Comics
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Hobbies
  37. 36. A Real... Shirley Temple Doll!
    Shirley Temple Doll
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Films to Watch For
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    The Book Shelf
  40. 39. ["Ever since I've tried out my hair-cutting machine..."]
    Needles
  41. 40. [The Time Machine, Part 2]
    The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed
  42. 41. ["Gizzle me slivers ye spalpeens!"]
    Capt'n Spiniker
  43. 42. ["If you're gonna be my manager..."]
    Dare-Devil Dunk
  44. 43. ["I don't know why - But things don't seem to be just right to me today!!"]
    Beany
  45. 44. ["I made this target out of an old tire rim..."]
    Peter and Ho-lah-an
  46. 45. ["Blast it! You never miss!"]
    The Federal Men
  47. 46. ["Our dog 'Scratcher' had a severe case of fleas..."]
    It's a Dern Lie
  48. 47. Little Miss Muffet Play Sets for Little Misses
    Little Miss Muffet Play Sets
  49. 48. Factory to You
    Remington Rand
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Henry Andrews
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin