(January 1939)

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:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Guardineer

Genre:
detective-mystery

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 / filler / 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 / filler / 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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