(April 1937)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; Vincent Sullivan (associate editor); Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US; Standard Silver Age US; Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Newsprint; Glossy
Binding:
Saddle-stitched; Squarebound
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors:
?

Skyscraper Death (Table of Contents)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Pete Graves (death); Betty Graves; VILLAINS: Tony (intro, death); Nick (intro); Tony and Nick's boss (intro)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

[The Sage City Bank Holdup] (Table of Contents)

Buck Marshall / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Homer Fleming
Pencils:
Homer Fleming
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
VILLAINS: Mr. Taft (intro); Black Pete (intro)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

[The Disappearing Duck] (Table of Contents)

Gumshoe Gus / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Patrick
Pencils:
Bill Patrick
Inks:
Bill Patrick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

[The Peruvian Mine Murders: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Bret Lawton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Pedro (intro); VILLAIN: Spider Malone

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Room Fifteen (Table of Contents)

filler / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Balinoff Case: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Phillip Marsden (intro); Sally Norris (guest star); VILLAIN: Olga Balinoff, the Captain (intro)

Indexer Notes

formerly "Bart Regan, Spy";

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mail-Order Murphy / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Narcotic Ring (Table of Contents)

Mr. Chang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mr. Chang (intro); Wu (intro); Inspector Daniels (intro); VILLAINS: A narcotics ring (intro)

[The Olive Oil Counterfeiters] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
VILLAIN: Batini (intro); Tony Morini (intro)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

The Claws of the Red Dragon [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Bruce Nelson / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silly Sleuths / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Skyscraper Death
    Slam Bradley
  3. 2. [The Sage City Bank Holdup]
    Buck Marshall
  4. 3. [The Disappearing Duck]
    Gumshoe Gus
  5. 4. [The Peruvian Mine Murders: Part 2]
    Bret Lawton
  6. 5. Room Fifteen
  7. 6. [The Balinoff Case: Part 2]
    Spy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Mail-Order Murphy
  9. 8. The Narcotic Ring
    Mr. Chang
  10. 9. [The Olive Oil Counterfeiters]
    Cosmo
  11. 10. The Claws of the Red Dragon [Part 2]
    Bruce Nelson
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Silly Sleuths
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