(February 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)

Kids and counterfeiters / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cleo and Clancy / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Persian Jewel Mystery (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:
Fence Borden (Villain, Introduction); Nora Dobson (Villain, Introduction); Harry Karr (Villain, Introduction)

[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 Model Murder 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:
Maurice Du Val (villain, introduction); Maxine Beaumont (introduction, death); Lucille Beaumont (introduction, death); Yvonne Beaumont

[The Ace Foundry Sabotage] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Radsky (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

story in red, white, and black

[Subterfuge At Sea] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jones (villain, introduction, death); crew of the WHIRLWIND (villains, introduction, death)

[The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu: Part 8] (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

Indexer Notes

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

The Old Grey House (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Terry Keane
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Tony Sparta and the River Gang] (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:
Tony Sparta (villain, introduction); the River Gang (villains, introduction); Sin Lu (villain, introduction)

Back From the Dead [Part 1] (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:
Jeff Virdone (villain, introduction)

Paper Trail (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Gene Carley (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

story in red, white, and black

[In Two Billion A.D.: Part 2] (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:
Iron Fingers (villain, introduction); a tyrant (villain, introduction, death); the bird-man (villain, death); the plant-man (villain, death); the orange guy (villain, introduction); Prof. Kenton (guest-star)

[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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Vincent
Pencils:
Don Vincent
Inks:
Don Vincent
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

may be out of order in this book

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Kids and counterfeiters
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Cleo and Clancy
  3. 2. The Persian Jewel Mystery
    Speed Saunders
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Oscar the Gumshoe
  5. 4. [The Model Murder Mystery: Part 1]
    Larry Steele
  6. 5. [The Ace Foundry Sabotage]
    Cosmo
  7. 6. [Subterfuge At Sea]
    Spy
  8. 7. [The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu: Part 8]
    Dr. Fu Manchu
  9. 8. The Old Grey House
  10. 9. [Tony Sparta and the River Gang]
    Crimson Avenger
  11. 10. Back From the Dead [Part 1]
    Bruce Nelson
  12. 11. Paper Trail
    Buck Marshall
  13. 12. [In Two Billion A.D.: Part 2]
    Slam Bradley
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Puzzles
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Crime Never Pays
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