(March 1938)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1938-02-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; Vincent Sullivan (associate editor)
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 filing.


[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

As a policeman reaches for his gun, a hand reaches for him from behind.

[The Little Tomm Murder Case] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Judge Tugg (introduction, villain, death); Little Tomm (introduction, villain); Mulore (introduction, villain); Mike Saro (introduction, villain); Speed Saunders's nephew (introduction); 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Just Like Junior / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Asch
Pencils:
Stan Asch (signed)
Inks:
Stan Asch (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Jenks Kidnapping 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:
Nancy Jenks; kidnappers (villain)

[The Killer Clown] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Berpo (introduction, villain, death, a clown)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

Murder In the Clouds: 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:
Harry Ward (villain, death); Clifford

Dental Detective (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vincent Sullivan [as Paul Dean]
Letters:
typeset

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 Peter Rawley Case] (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:
Peter Rawley (introduction); Bart Reagan; Sally Norris

The Pine Road Mystery (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

Crooked Trail (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Claw Kembal (introduction, villain)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

At Sea (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:
a gang of pirates (introduction, villain); Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

Lieutenant Alan McLeod (Table of Contents)

Hero of the Air / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [The Little Tomm Murder Case]
    Speed Saunders
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Just Like Junior
  4. 3. [The Jenks Kidnapping Case: Part 2]
    Larry Steele
  5. 4. [The Killer Clown]
    Cosmo
  6. 5. Murder In the Clouds: Part 2
    Bruce Nelson
  7. 6. Dental Detective
  8. 7. [The Peter Rawley Case]
    Spy
  9. 8. The Pine Road Mystery
  10. 9. Crooked Trail
    Buck Marshall
  11. 10. At Sea
    Slam Bradley
  12. 11. Lieutenant Alan McLeod
    Hero of the Air
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