(August 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); Whitney Ellsworth (Associate)
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:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:
Keywords:
automatic pistols

The Mystery of the Lost Ape (Table of Contents)

Speed Saunders / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
a talking ape (villain, introduction, death); Roskoffin (villain, introduction, death)

[Mystery of the Wholesale Kidnappings: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Larry Steele / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Ely [as Will George]
Pencils:
Will Ely [as Will George]
Inks:
Will Ely [as Will George]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dutch (villain, introduction); Squinty (villain, introduction)

[The Disappearing Diamonds] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jaeger (villain, introduction); Lunt (villain, introduction)

The Claws of the Red Dragon [Part 6] (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
Characters:
Stucchi (villain); Chun Lung (villain, introduction?)

Tropical Trouble (Table of Contents)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox [as Paul Dean]
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[A Bum Disguise] (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 Investigation of Captain Hanley] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Hanley; a spy

The Mad Scientist (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dr. Hugo Von Gratz (villain, introduction, death); Egor (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

In Mexico (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:
Don Carlos; Pedro; their gang

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Mystery of the Lost Ape
    Speed Saunders
  3. 2. [Mystery of the Wholesale Kidnappings: Part 2]
    Larry Steele
  4. 3. [The Disappearing Diamonds]
    Cosmo
  5. 4. The Claws of the Red Dragon [Part 6]
    Bruce Nelson
  6. 5. Tropical Trouble
  7. 6. [A Bum Disguise]
    Gumshoe Gus
  8. 7. [The Investigation of Captain Hanley]
    Spy
  9. 8. The Mad Scientist
    Mr. Chang
  10. 9. In Mexico
    Slam Bradley
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