(July 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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

The Snake Death (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
V: A spy, Percy (I, D for both); I: Mr. Horn, Miss Horn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Oscar the Gumshoe / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Kane
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[The Maine Castle Mystery: 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:
I: Bill Graham, Vera Sanders; V: The Boss and his gang (I for all)

[Von Ruyter's Explosive Gun] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
I: Von Ruyter; V: Countess Varnoff De Mornay (I)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

[The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Fu Manchu / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sax Rohmer
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
I: Sir Denis Nayland Smith, Dr. Petrie; V: Dr. Fu Manchu (I)

Indexer Notes

strip reprints; adapted from THE INSIDIOUS DR. FU MANCHU by Sax Rohmer; ; also reprinted in WOW COMICS (Henle) #1-4

The Hooded Hordes (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
V: The Hooded Hordes (I)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

Disaster On the Diamond (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (Paul Dean)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Coolie Smugglers [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:
V: Captain Carstairs (I)

The Right Trail (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
V: Speck (I)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

Slam Bradley Gets the Air (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:
V: Ramon Gonzales (I); I: Sporty Morgan (Shorty's brother)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur W. Nugent
Pencils:
Arthur W. Nugent
Inks:
Arthur W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

may be out of order in this book

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Snake Death
    Speed Saunders
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Oscar the Gumshoe
  4. 3. [The Maine Castle Mystery: Part 1]
    Larry Steele
  5. 4. [Von Ruyter's Explosive Gun]
    Cosmo
  6. 5. [The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu: Part 1]
    Dr. Fu Manchu
  7. 6. The Hooded Hordes
    Spy
  8. 7. Disaster On the Diamond
  9. 8. The Coolie Smugglers [Part 1]
    Bruce Nelson
  10. 9. The Right Trail
    Buck Marshall
  11. 10. Slam Bradley Gets the Air
    Slam Bradley
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Puzzles
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