(January 1939)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume:
[2]
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1938-12-05
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date and volume number found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 1. Second class permit. Copyright number 495350.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Speed Saunders / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders
Keywords:
revolvers; snow; snow skiing; winter

The Ski Murder (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 murderer (I); I: Margot Lee
Reprints:

[The Corpse in the Car Trunk] (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:
V: Baron Pakloff (I); I: Lord and Lady Ashley
Reprints:

Nuggets of Lead (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
V: Spencer (I)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

story in black, white, and red

[The Zombie Killers] (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:
V: "The Boss" and his zombies (I for all)
Reprints:

Gambler's Waterloo (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: The XYZ Gang (Introduction); Big Pete Rines (Introduction)
Reprints:

Railroad Riddle (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

[The Celebrity Deaths] (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: Dr. LaForge (I)
Reprints:

[The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu: Part 7] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Fu Manchu / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Kops and Robbers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[The Many Murder Attempts of McQuade] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
V: McQuade (I)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

story in red, white, and black

[In Two Billion A.D.: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
I: Prof. Kenton, a bird-man, and an orange man; V: A flower-man (I)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Slam and Shorty go to the year 2,000,000,000 A.D.

[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:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

may be out of order in this book

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crime Never Pays / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

May be out of order in this book.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Speed Saunders
  2. 1. The Ski Murder
    Speed Saunders
  3. 2. [The Corpse in the Car Trunk]
    Larry Steele
  4. 3. Nuggets of Lead
    Buck Marshall
  5. 4. [The Zombie Killers]
    Crimson Avenger
  6. 5. Gambler's Waterloo
    Bruce Nelson
  7. 6. Railroad Riddle
  8. 7. [The Celebrity Deaths]
    Spy
  9. 8. [The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu: Part 7]
    Dr. Fu Manchu
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kops and Robbers
  11. 10. [The Many Murder Attempts of McQuade]
    Cosmo
  12. 11. [In Two Billion A.D.: Part 1]
    Slam Bradley
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Puzzles
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Crime Never Pays
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