(January 1938)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1937-12-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; Vincent Sullivan (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

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office renewal filing. There is no listing for the original registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Man climbing up a rope about to be cut.

[The Anarchist Submarine Plot] (Table of Contents)

Speed Saunders of the River Police / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
a gang of anarchists (introduction, villain, death); Speed Saunders

Indexer Notes

In an interview in Alter Ego #20 June 2003, Fox states that his first comic story, sold in March 1938 appeared in Detective Comics 18.

The Power Behind "Machine Gun" Kelly (Table of Contents)

The Law At Work / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

[The Nick Orsatti Case: Part 2] (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 (villain); Larry Steele; James Wilkes; Jones

[The Phony Murder of Sir Fenton Carsley] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sven Elven (signed)
Inks:
Sven Elven
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sir Fenton Carsley (introduction, villain); Cosmo; Burke; Phyllis Carlin

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

Bulls Eye (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:
Kramer (introduction); a gang of crooks (introduction, villain); Bruce Nelson

Incident In Algiers (Table of Contents)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sgt. Bill Gaines (introduction)

The Willow Lane Mystery (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

[The ATLANTIS Aftermath] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
an anarchist (introduction, villain, death); Bart Reagan; Sally

In the Bag (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming
Letters:
?

Characters:
Kole (introduction, villain); Buck Marshall

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

The Flying Circus (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Baron Von Goetz (introduction, villain); Baroness Von Goetz (introduction, villain); Slam Bradley

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

Sir Hubert Wilkens (Table of Contents)

Famous Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Will Ely ?
Pencils:
Will Ely (signed)
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Anarchist Submarine Plot]
    Speed Saunders of the River Police
  3. 2. The Power Behind "Machine Gun" Kelly
    The Law At Work
  4. 3. [The Nick Orsatti Case: Part 2]
    Larry Steele
  5. 4. [The Phony Murder of Sir Fenton Carsley]
    Cosmo
  6. 5. Bulls Eye
    Bruce Nelson
  7. 6. Incident In Algiers
  8. 7. The Willow Lane Mystery
  9. 8. [The ATLANTIS Aftermath]
    Spy
  10. 9. In the Bag
    Buck Marshall
  11. 10. The Flying Circus
    Slam Bradley
  12. 11. Sir Hubert Wilkens
    Famous Explorer
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