1938 in comics

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Notable events of 1938 in comics. See also List of years in comics.



Events and publications[edit]

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European publications[edit]

U.S. publications[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • Ace Comics (1937 series) #11 - David McKay Publications
  • Detective Comics (1937 series) #12 - DC Comics
  • Feature Funnies (1937 series) #5 - Comic Favorites, Inc.
  • More Fun Comics (1936 series) #29 - National Periodical Publications
  • New Adventure Comics (1937 series) #24 - National Periodical Publications

March[edit]

  • Ace Comics (1937 series) #12 - David McKay Publications
  • Detective Comics (1937 series) #13 - DC Comics
  • Feature Funnies (1937 series) #6 - Comic Favorites, Inc.
  • More Fun Comics (1936 series) #30 - National Periodical Publications
  • New Adventure Comics (1937 series) #25 - National Periodical Publications

April[edit]

  • Ace Comics (1937 series) #13 - David McKay Publications
  • Detective Comics (1937 series) #14 - DC Comics
  • Feature Funnies (1937 series) #7 - Comic Favorites, Inc.

May[edit]

  • Ace Comics (1937 series) #14 - David McKay Publications
  • Detective Comics (1937 series) #15 - DC Comics
  • Feature Funnies (1937 series) #8 - Comic Favorites, Inc.
  • New Adventure Comics (1937 series) #26 - National Periodical Publications

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • Ace Comics (1937 series) #16 - David McKay Publications
  • Action Comics (1938 series) #2 - DC Comics
  • Detective Comics (1937 series) #17 - DC Comics
  • Feature Funnies (1937 series) #10 - Comic Favourites, Inc.
  • New Adventure Comics (1937 series) #28 - National Periodical Publications

August[edit]

  • Ace Comics (1937 series) #17 - David McKay Publications
  • Action Comics (1938 series) #3 - DC Comics
  • Amazing Mystery Funnies (1938 series) #1 - Centaur Publications
  • Detective Comics (1937 series) #18 - DC Comics
  • Feature Funnies (1937 series) #11 - Comic Favorites, Inc.
  • New Adventure Comics (1937 series) #29 - National Periodical Publications

September[edit]

  • Ace Comics (1937 series) #18 - David McKay Publications
  • Action Comics (1938 series) #4 - DC Comics
  • Amazing Mystery Funnies (1938) #2 - Centaur Publications
  • Detective Comics (1937 series) #19 - DC Comics
  • Feature Funnies (1937 series) #12 - Comic Favorites, Inc.
  • New Adventure Comics (1937 series) #30 - National Periodical Publications

October[edit]

  • Ace Comics (1937 series) #19 - David McKay Publications
  • Action Comics (1938 series) #5 - DC Comics
  • Detective Comics (1937 series) #20 - DC Comics
  • Feature Funnies (1937 series) #13 - Comic Favorites, Inc.
  • New Adventure Comics (1937 series) #31 - National Periodical Publications

November[edit]

  • Ace Comics (1937 series) #20 - David McKay Publications
  • Action Comics (1938 series) #6 - DC Comics
  • Adventure Comics (previously New Adventure Comics) (1937 series) #32 - DC Comics
  • Amazing Mystery Funnies (1938 series) #3 - Centaur Publications
  • Detective Comics (1937 series) #21 - DC Comics
  • Feature Funnies (1937 series) #14 - Comic Favorites, Inc.

December[edit]

  • Ace Comics (1937 series) #21 - David McKay Publications
  • Action Comics (1938 series) #7 - DC Comics
  • Adventure Comics (previously New Adventure Comics) (1936 series) #33 - DC Comics
  • Amazing Mystery Funnies (1938 series) #"4" - Centaur Publications
  • Detective Comics (1937 series) #22 - DC Comics
  • Feature Funnies (1937 series) #15 - Comic Favorites, Inc.

Specials[edit]


First issues by title[edit]

Renamed titles[edit]

Initial appearances by character name[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BDparadisio. "Le Journal Spirou a 60 ans" (in French). 
  2. ^ The History of the Beano. Dundee, Scotland: D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. 2008. p. 304. ISBN 978-1-902407-73-9. 
  3. ^ a b c Wallace, Daniel; Dolan, Hannah, ed. (2010). "1930s". DC Comics Year By Year A Visual Chronicle. Dorling Kindersley. p. 20. ISBN 978-0-7566-6742-9.