(March-May 1962)

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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1961-12-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE DETECTIVES, No. 1219." Code number is THE DETECTIVES O/S #1219-622. Copyright 1961 by Four Star-Bentley-Blackpool. Based on "The Detectives" TV series.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


[Triple Revenge] (Table of Contents)

The Detectives / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Chris Ballard (photo of Mark Goddard); Steve Nelson (photo of Adam West); Johnny Russo (photo of Tige Andrews); Matt Holbrook (photo of Robert Taylor)

Triple Revenge / The Informers (Table of Contents)

The Detectives / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Nat Edson; ? (photo)
Inks:
Nat Edson; ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Chris Ballard (photo of Mark Goddard); Steve Nelson (photo of Adam West); Johnny Russo (photo of Tige Andrews); Matt Holbrook (photo of Robert Taylor)
Synopsis:
Previews of two stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white. Photo and two-panel previews of each story. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Triple Revenge (Table of Contents)

The Detectives / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Matt Holbrook; Johnny Russo; Chris Ballard
Synopsis:
The detectives discover a motive connecting two otherwise unrelated shootings and must prevent a sniper from making a third killing.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Informers (Table of Contents)

The Detectives / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Matt Holbrook; Steve Nelson; Chris Ballard; Johnny Russo
Synopsis:
Two young twin girls tell a tale of criminals, a suitcase full of money, and an assault. An investigation of their story leads to a mystery involving an old boarding house.

Indexer Notes

Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Animal Police (Table of Contents)

The Detectives / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Use of animals by police agencies in various countries.

Indexer Notes

"The Detectives" is in the title strip, but no characters appear. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

World Watchdog (Table of Contents)

The Detectives / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Description of the International Criminal Police Commission operations.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. "The Detectives" is in the title strip, but no characters appear. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

The Camera Sees (Table of Contents)

The Detectives / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Nat Edson
Inks:
Nat Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Use of cameras in criminal investigations.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. "The Detectives" is in the title strip, but no characters appear. Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Triple Revenge]
    The Detectives
  2. 1. Triple Revenge / The Informers
    The Detectives
  3. 2. Triple Revenge
    The Detectives
  4. 3. The Informers
    The Detectives
  5. 4. Animal Police
    The Detectives
  6. 5. World Watchdog
    The Detectives
  7. 6. The Camera Sees
    The Detectives
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