(April 1937)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comics Magazine Company, Inc.
Editing
William Cook ?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Pre-Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Vol. 1, No. V. DETECTIVE Picture STORIES is published monthly by Comics Magazines Co., Inc., 1213 West 3rd Street, Cleveland, Ohio. Editorial office 11 West 42nd Street, New York, N. Y. Data taken from Howard Keltners Golden age index & the existing GCD index. Revised by a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/. Cover mistakenly refers to the Clock story as "Trouble by Proxy."


Trouble by Proxy (Table of Contents)

The Clock / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George E. Brenner
Inks
George E. Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Clock
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Vol. 1, No. V. DETECTIVE Picture STORIES is published monthly by Comics Magazines Co., Inc., 1213 West 3rd Street, Cleveland, Ohio. Editorial office 11 West 42nd Street, New York, N. Y. Data taken from Howard Keltners Golden age index & the existing GCD index. Revised by a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/. Cover mistakenly refers to the Clock story as "Trouble by Proxy."

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia.

Murder by Proxy (Table of Contents: 2)

The Clock / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner [as Geo E. Brenner] (signed)
Pencils
George Brenner [as Geo E. Brenner] (signed)
Inks
George Brenner [as Geo E. Brenner] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Clock [Snowy Winters]; Chief Browser (villain, death); Clarence "Muscles" McGee (villain); Clutch (villain)
Synopsis
The Clock hunts down criminals who are framing him as a cruel and ruthless murderer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Snowy Winters" is the persona the Clock uses for infiltrating criminals, and no other civilian name is given. Synopsis and character notes added by Henry Andrews 2009-04-16.

The Case of the Missing Heir (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Kane (signed)
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed)
Letters
Bob Kane

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dr. J. R. Ferguson (death); Peterson (lawyer); Rodgers; Dorothy; John Williams; Matilda (maid); The Boss (villain); Slick Ranger (villain, make-up artist)
Synopsis
John Williams inherits a fortune from his uncle, unaware that clever criminals have secured the services of a make-up artist, who will pose as Williams and take over the fortune.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 7-17-09.

The Clues Club (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles F. Lester
Pencils
Charles F. Lester
Inks
Charles F. Lester
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Create-your-own-mystery.

The Theft of the Colonel's Papers (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Eugene Koscik
Pencils
Eugene Koscik
Inks
Eugene Koscik
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Pretty Face (Table of Contents: 6)

A Thurston Hunt Detective Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Arthur Pinajian
Pencils
Arthur Pinajian
Inks
Arthur Pinajian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Thurston Hunt
Reprints

A Chance in a Million (Table of Contents: 7)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
William M. Allison
Inks
William M. Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Murder of Miser Flint (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

The Mad Doctor (Table of Contents: 9)

A Red Dolan Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Campbell, Jr.
Pencils
Joe Campbell, Jr.
Inks
Joe Campbell, Jr.
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Red Dolan

Sapphire Seas (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Captain C. W. Scott (signed)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

In Pursuit of the Wanderer (Table of Contents: 11)

Old Jacques / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob S. Robison
Pencils
Bob S. Robison
Inks
Bob S. Robison
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Old Jacques

Pal (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Claire S. Moe
Pencils
Claire S. Moe
Inks
Claire S. Moe
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Trouble by Proxy
    The Clock
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Murder by Proxy
    The Clock
  4. 3. The Case of the Missing Heir
  5. 4. The Clues Club
  6. 5. The Theft of the Colonel's Papers
  7. 6. Pretty Face
    A Thurston Hunt Detective Story
  8. 7. A Chance in a Million
  9. 8. The Murder of Miser Flint
  10. 9. The Mad Doctor
    A Red Dolan Story
  11. 10. Sapphire Seas
  12. 11. In Pursuit of the Wanderer
    Old Jacques
  13. 12. Pal
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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