(December 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

Indexer Notes

Three men in a car.

[Mystery At Oak Gables] (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:
Mrs. Saunders (introduction, Speed's mother); Madge Allen; Sak-Ri-Ko; Arthur Harde (introduction, villain); Monroe (introduction, villain)

[The Nick Orsatti Case: Part 1] (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:
Nick Orsatti (introduction, villain); Nick Orsatti's gang (introduction, villain); Laura Wilkes (introduction); James Wilkes (introduction)

[Curse of the Indian Mummy] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Prof. Dean (introduction); a Hindu priest (introduction, villain, death)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

The Blood of the Lotus [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
Characters:
Dr. Hong (introduction, villain, death); Slug Cully; the Lotus; Philip Pomeroy

Green Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Vincent Sullivan
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Handcuff Hawkins / filler / 4 pages (report information)

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

[To Sink the ATLANTIS] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
an anarchist (villain, introduction)

Trail of Yellow (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Cross (introduction, villain)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

In the Ring (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:
Danny Blake (introduction, death); Nick Cardoni (introduction, villain); Manny O'Day (introduction, villain)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

[George Barrett, Kentucky Killer] (Table of Contents)

The Law At Work / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Mystery At Oak Gables]
    Speed Saunders
  3. 2. [The Nick Orsatti Case: Part 1]
    Larry Steele
  4. 3. [Curse of the Indian Mummy]
    Cosmo
  5. 4. The Blood of the Lotus [Part 2]
    Bruce Nelson
  6. 5. Green Death
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Handcuff Hawkins
  8. 7. [To Sink the ATLANTIS]
    Spy
  9. 8. Trail of Yellow
    Buck Marshall
  10. 9. In the Ring
    Slam Bradley
  11. 10. [George Barrett, Kentucky Killer]
    The Law At Work
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