(March 1937)

Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comics Magazine Company, Inc.
Editing
William Cook ?

Issue Notes

Data taken from Howard Keltner's Golden Age index & the existing GCD index

The Case of the 4 Haircuts (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rodney Thompson
Pencils
Rodney Thompson
Inks
Rodney Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Fifty Dollar Ride (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ellis Edwards
Pencils
Ellis Edwards
Inks
Ellis Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Toni Blossi (dead gangster); Joe Padroni
Synopsis
A kid agrees to drive a car to Chesterton, then discovers a dead gangster in the trunk. He informs the police and they prepare an ambush to catch the other gangsters.
Reprints
Keywords
Chesterton

Muss 'Em Up (Table of Contents: 2)

Hammer Donovan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner [as William Eisner] (signed)
Pencils
Will Eisner [as Eisner] (signed)
Inks
Will Eisner [as Eisner] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Hammer Donovan; Captain Spencer; Fen Soo (Donovan's servant); Mike Morelli (villain); Tony (villain, death); Curley [aka as Curly] (villain, death); Hophead Harry (villain)
Synopsis
Hammer Donovan is called back onto the Police force, with no legal limitations, to track down a notorious killer and his gang that have been bumping off cops, and whose identity and whereabouts are being protected by the underworld.
Reprints

Stand-In Girl (Table of Contents: 3)

Pat O'Day / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Buresch
Pencils
Joseph Buresch
Inks
Joseph Buresch
Colors
?
Letters
?

Kidnapped (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Campbell
Pencils
Joe Campbell
Inks
Joe Campbell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Tom Collins (football player); Spike (gangster); Rose (gun moll)
Synopsis
Football player Tom Collins is kidnapped by Spike and Rose to affect the outcome of a match, but Tom feigns illness. When Spike and Rose try to drive him to a hospital Tom crashes their car, informs on them to a nearby policeman, then gets to the match in time to win the game.
Reprints
Keywords
Austin

Radio Car Patrol (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rodney Thompson (signed)
Inks
Rodney Thompson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Kane & Abel Private Detectives / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Ewing
Pencils
John Wilson
Inks
John Wilson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
OK! We'll be right over!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Kane; Abel; Stuart (dies); Parker (butler); Evelyn Latimer (actress)
Synopsis
After millionaire Stuart is poisoned, Kane and Abel solve the crime, proving it was the man's nephew.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Strangely, the nephew who commits the murder never appears in the story.

The Case of the Four Haircuts (Table of Contents: 7)

Clem Bowers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Dowling
Pencils
Vic Dowling
Inks
Vic Dowling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Sapphire Seas (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
C. W. Scott [as Captain C. W. Scott]
Pencils
William Allison (illustration, signed)
Inks
William Allison (illustration, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

Enemy Spy (Table of Contents: 9)

Inspector Darrin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Will of Uncle Dan (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Curzon (signed)
Pencils
Matt Curzon (signed)
Inks
Matt Curzon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Banning (gangster); Tom (heir); Mr. Clark (Tom's boss); Captain Bangs (policeman); Mary (wealthy woman); Dan Darling (dying man)
Synopsis
Cousins Banning and Tom head to the bedside of their dying uncle Dan. Banning tries to murder Tom so he can claim the full fortune but Tom survives the attempt, informs the police and arrives in time to keep his uncle from changing the will.
Reprints
Keywords
San Francisco

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Teen Age / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Buresch (signed as Joe E. Buresch)
Pencils
Joe Buresch (signed as Joe E. Buresch)
Inks
Joe Buresch (signed as Joe E. Buresch)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can I drive with one hand?
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Case of the 4 Haircuts
  2. 1. Fifty Dollar Ride
  3. 2. Muss 'Em Up
    Hammer Donovan
  4. 3. Stand-In Girl
    Pat O'Day
  5. 4. Kidnapped
  6. 5. Radio Car Patrol
  7. 6. ["OK! We'll be right over!"]
    Kane & Abel Private Detectives
  8. 7. The Case of the Four Haircuts
    Clem Bowers
  9. 8. Sapphire Seas
  10. 9. Enemy Spy
    Inspector Darrin
  11. 10. The Will of Uncle Dan
  12. 11. ["Can I drive with one hand?"]
    Teen Age
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