(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

Give the Kid a Break! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Gilbert / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Greetings! (Table of Contents: 2)

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: 3)

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: 4)

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

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
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: 5)

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: 6)

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

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
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: 7)

Fanny / comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

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

["There's not going to be a happy Christmas for Farmer Gray..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
Matt Curzon
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 One] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
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: 10)

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

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

[The Stagecoach, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Episode 2] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils:
Robert H. Livingstone
Inks:
Robert H. Livingstone
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: 13)

text story / 3.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Wallace Kirk
Pencils:
Bill Cook
Inks:
Bill Cook
Letters:
typeset

Talk About Fun (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

These Cold Days (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Meccano / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script:
Andrini the Great
Pencils:
Bill Cook
Inks:
Bill Cook
Letters:
typeset

The Test of a Man (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[Getting Into the Movies] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script:
Matt Curzon
Pencils:
Matt Curzon
Inks:
Matt Curzon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Pantomime strip.

[Sons of the Red Cormorant, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 20)

"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: 21)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Pastime Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Emma McKean
Pencils:
Emma McKean
Inks:
Emma McKean
Letters:
?

["No living person knows what William Shakespear really looked like..."] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script:
Joe Archibald
Pencils:
Joe Archibald
Inks:
Joe Archibald
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Train Robbery, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script:
W. M. Allison
Pencils:
W. M. Allison
Inks:
W. M. Allison
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Bill (intro)

[Part Two] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The Secret Cruise, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script:
Clem Gretter
Pencils:
Clem Gretter
Inks:
Clem Gretter
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: 27)

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: 28)

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

Script:
Matt Curzon
Pencils:
Matt Curzon
Inks:
Matt Curzon
Letters:
?

[Episode Two] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Reprints:

17-20 On the Black [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

Script:
Billy Weston
Pencils:
Billy Weston
Inks:
Billy Weston
Letters:
?

["Si - Chicos! I dig worms for fishes!"] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script:
Ellis Edwards
Pencils:
Ellis Edwards
Inks:
Ellis Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Big Premium Offer (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Hobbies / activity / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Dan Ryan
Letters:
typeset

A Real... Shirley Temple Doll! (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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: 38)

Needles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Stahl
Pencils:
Al Stahl
Inks:
Al Stahl
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Time Machine, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["Gizzle me slivers ye spalpeens!"] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
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: 41)

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

Script:
Stan Randall
Pencils:
Stan Randall
Inks:
Stan Randall
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: 42)

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: 43)

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

Script:
R. H. Livingstone
Pencils:
R. H. Livingstone
Inks:
R. H. Livingstone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Peter; Ho-lah-an

["Blast it! You never miss!"] (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
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: 45)

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

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

Little Miss Muffet Play Sets for Little Misses (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

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

Factory to You (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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