(November 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:
Leo O'Mealia
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Colors:
?

Synopsis:
A policeman is shot.
Keywords:
policemen

The Glass of Poison (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:
Phillippa Rowen (introduction, death); Betty Palmer (introduction); Big Shot Bettini (villain); Speed Saunders

Indexer Notes

Speed is shown reading DETECTIVE COMICS!

[The Accident Racket] (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:
Tom Hayworth (introduction, villain); Dr. Avery (introduction, villain); Colby (introduction, villain)

Bullet Trap (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
V: Smythe (I)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

[The Affair of Baron Von Muldorf] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Baron Von Mundorf (introduction, villain); Lorenzo Rica (introduction, villain)

[The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu: Part 5] (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
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

strip reprints; adapted from THE INSIDIOUS DR. FU MANCHU by Sax Rohmer

The Crime in Stone (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox [as Paul Dean]
Letters:
typeset

The Song of Death [Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Bruce Nelson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
V: Mrs. Warren

[Mystery at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetary] (Table of Contents)

Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Chambers ?
Pencils:
Jim Chambers
Inks:
Jim Chambers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miller; Miller's gang

[The Pigeon Smugglers] (Table of Contents)

Steve Malone / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
V: The Ferrini gang (I)

[Seth and the Slave 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:
Seth (introduction, villain ,death); Lord Atherton (introduction); a girl (introduction, death)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crime Never Pays / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

may be out of order in this book

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Glass of Poison
    Speed Saunders
  3. 2. [The Accident Racket]
    Larry Steele
  4. 3. Bullet Trap
    Buck Marshall
  5. 4. [The Affair of Baron Von Muldorf]
    Spy
  6. 5. [The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu: Part 5]
    Dr. Fu Manchu
  7. 6. The Crime in Stone
  8. 7. The Song of Death [Part 2]
    Bruce Nelson
  9. 8. [Mystery at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetary]
    Crimson Avenger
  10. 9. [The Pigeon Smugglers]
    Steve Malone
  11. 10. [Seth and the Slave Ring]
    Slam Bradley
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Crime Never Pays
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