Adventure Comics #36

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
March 1939
Page count
68
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Digest size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/413

Credits

Editing
Vin Sullivan, Editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Jungle

Credits

Art
J. R. Flanagan, line art
Colours
, colourist

Synopsis

Man fighting snake.

Notes

Art credits per Scott Bonagofsky from his discussions with Creig Flessel, who we previously credited for this cover.

Show/hide 1. Untitled [Young Adventurer Sails Around the World in Thirty Foot Boat!] (AdventurEvents) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
AdventurEvents
Genre
Adventure; non-fiction

Credits

Writing
Terry Gilkison, scripter [signed]
Art
Terry Gilkison, line art [signed]
Text
, letterer

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Untitled [Fang Gow of China, Part 34] (Barry O'Neill) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Barry O'Neill
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Fang Gow (villain); Barry O'Neil; Jean Le Grand; Inspector LeGrand

Credits

Writing
Ed Winiarski, scripter
Art
Ed Winiarski, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Reprint history

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Show/hide 3. The Six-Shooter Cartoon, 0.5 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled (The Crowell Publishing Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Crowell Publishing Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 5. Untitled [The White Warriors] (Cotton Carver) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Cotton Carver
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Magar; Alara; White Warriors (villain and introduction for all); Volor (introduction)

Credits

Writing
Gardner Fox , scripter
Art
George Newman, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Notes

Signature looks like "Geff" but the "ff's" are actually part of the background drawing.

Show/hide 6. Untitled [On the Wrong Side of the Law, Part 5] (Federal Men) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Federal Men
Genre
Detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Carson; The Phantom Gang; Ralph Ventor; Dan Steele

Credits

Writing
Jerry Siegel, scripter
Art
Joe Shuster, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

Steve finally regains his memory.

Show/hide 7. Untitled (Junior Federal Men Club) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Junior Federal Men Club

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 8. Untitled (The Stamp Mart) Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Stamp Mart

Credits

Writing
, author
Text
, typeset

Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

Show/hide 9. Untitled [The God of the Ruby Eye, Part 10] (Tod Hunter) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tod Hunter
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Dante (villain and introduction); Tamir (villain and introduction)

Credits

Writing
Jim Chambers, scripter
Art
Jim Chambers, line art
Colours
, colourist (red tones)
Text
, letterer

Notes

the first two pages are black, white, and red; the last two pages are black and white

Show/hide 10. Untitled [In Arabia, Part 4] (Don Coyote) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Don Coyote
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Fred Schwab, scripter
Art
Fred Schwab, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 11. Untitled [The Plantation Uprising, Part 5] (Dale Daring) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Dale Daring
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Bill Ely, scripter
Art
Bill Ely, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

in black and white, except for the feature logo panel which is in red tones

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Butch the Pup) Comic story, 2 pages

"Pure Dog Biscuits"

Featuring

Feature
Butch the Pup
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Fred Schwab, scripter
Art
Fred Schwab, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 13. Hidden Paradise [Part 1] (Captain Desmo) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Desmo
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Ed Winiarski, scripter
Art
Ed Winiarski, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

in black and white, except for the feature logo panel which is in red tones

Show/hide 14. Stowaway Text story, 2 pages

Credits

Writing
Jack Anthony, author
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 15. Untitled [The Shai Poa Necklace] (Tom Brent) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Tom Brent
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Jim Chambers, scripter
Art
Jim Chambers, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

in black and white, except for the feature logo panel which is in red tones

Show/hide 16. Untitled [Episode 31] (The Golden Dragon) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Golden Dragon
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Ian Murray; Doris; Torgadoff (dies); The Golden Dragon (dies); Reilly; Walker; Murphy; Pan Chi-Lou; Ken Cockerill (dies); Ja-Lama

Credits

Writing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, plotter
 
Tom Hickey, scripter (script)
Art
Tom Hickey, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer

Synopsis

The bad guys die. The treasure is found and returned to its rightful owner. The good guy gets the girl.

Notes

last appearance

Show/hide 17. Untitled [The Pirate Ship, Part 11] (Rusty and His Pals) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rusty and His Pals
Genre
Adventure
Characters
Ichabod Slade (villain); Rusty; Alfred P. Forrest; Steve

Credits

Writing
Bill Finger, scripter
Art
Bob Kane, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 18. Untitled [El Diablo, Part 9] (Anchors Aweigh!) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Anchors Aweigh!
Genre
Adventure
Characters
El Diablo (villain)

Credits

Writing
Fred Guardineer, scripter
Art
Fred Guardineer, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 19. Untitled [The First American to Win an International Balloon Race] (AiRecords) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
AiRecords
Genre
Non-fiction; aviation

Credits

Writing
Terry Gilkison, scripter [signed]
Art
Terry Gilkison, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 20. Untitled (Johnson Smith & Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Johnson Smith & Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 21. Untitled (Johnson Smith & Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Johnson Smith & Co.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On sale date from the publication date and volume number from the volume number reported in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 1. Second class permit. Copyright number B 409038.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 102917

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