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(March 1939)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume:
[2]
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1939-02-08
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 the volume number found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 1. Second class permit. Copyright number 408290.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Keywords:
domino masks; flashlights; jewelry

The Death Sled (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: Jameson (I); I: Tommy Dell (D), Miss Evarts

[The Model Murder Mystery: Part 2] (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: Maurice Du Val; GS: Yvonne Beaumont

Death Masquerades (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

story in red, white, and black

[The President's Assignment] (Table of Contents)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
GA: Franklin D. Roosevelt; V: Gregor, Nanette, and another spy (I for all)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Oscar the Gumshoe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu: Part 9] (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

Secret Service Man (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[The Airline Insurance Murders] (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: H. A. Powers (I)

Back from the Dead [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:
Jeff Virdone

[Ma Pierce's Last Kidnapping] (Table of Contents)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
V: Ma Pierce and her gang (I for all); I: Reginald Barbart and his family

Indexer Notes

story in red, white, and black

[The Merrivale Mystery] (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:
V: A registrar (I)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Detective 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 / comic story / 0.5 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 Death Sled
    Speed Saunders
  3. 2. [The Model Murder Mystery: Part 2]
    Larry Steele
  4. 3. Death Masquerades
    Buck Marshall
  5. 4. [The President's Assignment]
    Spy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Oscar the Gumshoe
  7. 6. [The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu: Part 9]
    Dr. Fu Manchu
  8. 7. Secret Service Man
  9. 8. [The Airline Insurance Murders]
    Crimson Avenger
  10. 9. Back from the Dead [Part 2]
    Bruce Nelson
  11. 10. [Ma Pierce's Last Kidnapping]
    Cosmo
  12. 11. [The Merrivale Mystery]
    Slam Bradley
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Detective Puzzles
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Crime Never Pays
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