(April 1937)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comics Magazine Company, Inc.
Editing:
William Cook ?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Pre-Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Vol. 1, No. V. DETECTIVE Picture STORIES is published monthly by Comics Magazines Co., Inc., 1213 West 3rd Street, Cleveland, Ohio. Editorial office 11 West 42nd Street, New York, N. Y. Data taken from Howard Keltners Golden age index & the existing GCD index. Revised by a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/. Cover mistakenly refers to the Clock story as "Trouble by Proxy."


Trouble by Proxy (Table of Contents)

The Clock / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George E. Brenner
Inks:
George E. Brenner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Clock
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Vol. 1, No. V. DETECTIVE Picture STORIES is published monthly by Comics Magazines Co., Inc., 1213 West 3rd Street, Cleveland, Ohio. Editorial office 11 West 42nd Street, New York, N. Y. Data taken from Howard Keltners Golden age index & the existing GCD index. Revised by a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/. Cover mistakenly refers to the Clock story as "Trouble by Proxy."

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia.

Murder by Proxy (Table of Contents)

The Clock / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George Brenner [as Geo E. Brenner] (signed)
Pencils:
George Brenner [as Geo E. Brenner] (signed)
Inks:
George Brenner [as Geo E. Brenner] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Clock [Snowy Winters]; Chief Browser (villain, death); Clarence "Muscles" McGee (villain); Clutch (villain)
Synopsis:
The Clock hunts down criminals who are framing him as a cruel and ruthless murderer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Snowy Winters" is the persona the Clock uses for infiltrating criminals, and no other civilian name is given. Synopsis and character notes added by Henry Andrews 2009-04-16.

The Case of the Missing Heir (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kane (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Letters:
Bob Kane

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dr. J. R. Ferguson (death); Peterson (lawyer); Rodgers; Dorothy; John Williams; Matilda (maid); The Boss (villain); Slick Ranger (villain, make-up artist)
Synopsis:
John Williams inherits a fortune from his uncle, unaware that clever criminals have secured the services of a make-up artist, who will pose as Williams and take over the fortune.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 7-17-09.

The Clues Club (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles F. Lester
Pencils:
Charles F. Lester
Inks:
Charles F. Lester
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Create-your-own-mystery.

The Theft of the Colonel's Papers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Eugene Koscik
Pencils:
Eugene Koscik
Inks:
Eugene Koscik
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Pretty Face (Table of Contents)

A Thurston Hunt Detective Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Pinajian
Pencils:
Arthur Pinajian
Inks:
Arthur Pinajian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Thurston Hunt
Reprints:

A Chance in a Million (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
William M. Allison
Inks:
William M. Allison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Murder of Miser Flint (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Buresch
Pencils:
Joseph Buresch
Inks:
Joseph Buresch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

The Mad Doctor (Table of Contents)

A Red Dolan Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Campbell, Jr.
Pencils:
Joe Campbell, Jr.
Inks:
Joe Campbell, Jr.
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Dolan

Sapphire Seas (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Captain C. W. Scott (signed)
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

In Pursuit of the Wanderer (Table of Contents)

Old Jacques / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob S. Robison
Pencils:
Bob S. Robison
Inks:
Bob S. Robison
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Old Jacques

Pal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Claire S. Moe
Pencils:
Claire S. Moe
Inks:
Claire S. Moe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Trouble by Proxy
    The Clock
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Murder by Proxy
    The Clock
  4. 3. The Case of the Missing Heir
  5. 4. The Clues Club
  6. 5. The Theft of the Colonel's Papers
  7. 6. Pretty Face
    A Thurston Hunt Detective Story
  8. 7. A Chance in a Million
  9. 8. The Murder of Miser Flint
  10. 9. The Mad Doctor
    A Red Dolan Story
  11. 10. Sapphire Seas
  12. 11. In Pursuit of the Wanderer
    Old Jacques
  13. 12. Pal
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lee Randall (R.I.P.)
  • Lou Mougin