(April 1938)

DC, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vincent Sullivan
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
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders ?
Synopsis:
A policeman is tied up next to a bomb with lit fuse.

Dr. S. G. Boyce (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gill Fox ?
Pencils:
Gill Fox
Inks:
Gill Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Mystery of Hondoku Isle (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:
Malcolm Dane (introduction, villain); Doris Dane (introduction); Dick Dane (introduction)

Eddie Doll (Table of Contents)

The Law At Work / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Framing the Framers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
V: Jim Foley

Indexer Notes

1st Buck Marshall story in color

[The Jenks Kidnapping Case: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Nancy Jenks; kidnappers (villain, death)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

Too Many Crooks [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:
Henri Gourmier (introduction); Lloyd Parsons (introduction); Patricia Barden (introduction); Mrs. Jessup; Caulkins (introduction, villain); Strafacchi (introduction, villain)

Oil From China (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Black Case (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 Golden Ray] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Basil Montague (introduction, villain, death); other spies (introduction, villain, death)

Hot Trail Hogan (Table of Contents)

filler / 4 pages (report information)

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

[The Poultry Racketeers] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Dirty Joe (introduction, villain); Nick the Plugger (introduction, villain); Little Butch (introduction, death); Lou Capri

Up North (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 Boss (introduction, villain, death); Muscles Hogan (introduction, villain, death); Kilo (introduction, villain, death); Jack Trent (introduction)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

Quentin Roosevelt, Heroic Fighter (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Speed Saunders ?
  2. 1. Dr. S. G. Boyce
  3. 2. The Mystery of Hondoku Isle
    Speed Saunders
  4. 3. Eddie Doll
    The Law At Work
  5. 4. Framing the Framers
    Buck Marshall
  6. 5. [The Jenks Kidnapping Case: Part 3]
    Larry Steele
  7. 6. Too Many Crooks [Part 1]
    Bruce Nelson
  8. 7. Oil From China
  9. 8. The Black Case
  10. 9. [The Golden Ray]
    Spy
  11. 10. Hot Trail Hogan
  12. 11. [The Poultry Racketeers]
    Cosmo
  13. 12. Up North
    Slam Bradley
  14. 13. Quentin Roosevelt, Heroic Fighter
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