(November 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)

Speed Saunders ? / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders ?
Synopsis:
A police detective is hiding under a dock, with either a body or a suspect.

[Case of the Hobo Hero] (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:
Mike Molona (introduction, villain); the Mayor (introduction, villain); Jake Jones (introduction)

[Mystery of the Wholesale Kidnappings: Part 5] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Ely
Pencils:
Will Ely
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dr. Sargoff (introduction, villain); Sonia Sargoff (villain); Dutch (villain); Squinty (villain);

Death In the Radio-Studio (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Glasser (introduction, villain); Hal Lane (introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

The Blood of the Lotus [Part 1] (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:
Sing Lee (introduction); Lois Woodworth (introduction); Donald Barnes (introduction); Philip Pomeroy (introduction, villain)

Death At Latitude 30 (Table of Contents)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth [as Fredric Wells]
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Johnson Mystery (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 Vanishing of R-42] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Agent R-42 (introduction); Talvanian ambassador (introduction, villain); Talvanian spies (introduction, villain)

Silver and Lead (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Bender (introduction, villain); Latigo (introduction, villain)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

The Human Fly (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:
The Human Fly (introduction, villain); Snoop Dolan (introduction)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Speed Saunders ?
  2. 1. [Case of the Hobo Hero]
    Speed Saunders
  3. 2. [Mystery of the Wholesale Kidnappings: Part 5]
    Larry Steele
  4. 3. Death In the Radio-Studio
    Cosmo
  5. 4. The Blood of the Lotus [Part 1]
    Bruce Nelson
  6. 5. Death At Latitude 30
  7. 6. The Johnson Mystery
  8. 7. [The Vanishing of R-42]
    Spy
  9. 8. Silver and Lead
    Buck Marshall
  10. 9. The Human Fly
    Slam Bradley
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