Four Color #1245 - New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
(November 1961-January 1962)

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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
On-sale date
1961-08-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell [stamp]
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "NEW ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, No. 1245. Code number is S.HOLMES O.S. #1245-6111. Copyright 1961 by the Estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
On sale date is Library of Congress copyright record publication date.


The Derelict Ship (Table of Contents)

New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Wilson (painting)
Inks
George Wilson (painting)
Colors
George Wilson (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; historical
Characters
Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson

Sherlock Holmes (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See Sequence 2.

Yogi Bear Milk Mug and Huck House Cereal Bowl (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Kellogg's OKs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Derelict Ship (Table of Contents: 3)

Sherlock Holmes / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; historical
Characters
Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Inspector Lestrade
Synopsis
Holmes and Watson are employed by a ship's owner to find his missing ship and its cargo. However, neither the cargo nor the owner are what they seem to be.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

The Safe Robber (Table of Contents: 4)

Sherlock Holmes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; historical
Characters
Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Inspector Lestrade
Synopsis
Holmes must decide which of three suspects who knew the combination to a company's safe opened it and robbed it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007); Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

The Cunning Assassin (Table of Contents: 5)

Sherlock Holmes / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; historical
Characters
Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Inspector Lestrade; Professor Moriarty
Synopsis
Holmes has to find out who is masterminding the planting of a series of bombs around London and who his ultimate target is.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007); Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

Detection Methods (Table of Contents: 6)

Sherlock Holmes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Frank Giacoia
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sherlock Holmes
Synopsis
Explanation of some of Holmes' methods of detection.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; color. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007); Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

Sherlock Holmes' London Haunts (Table of Contents: 7)

Sherlock Holmes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sherlock Holmes

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Pencils and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007). This sequence is replaced by an ad in some copies. See sequence 8.

Script credit from Robin Snyder's The Comics! Vol. 22, no. 6 (June 2011)

Schwinn All-American (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Derelict Ship
    New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  2. 1. Sherlock Holmes
  3. 2. Yogi Bear Milk Mug and Huck House Cereal Bowl
    Kellogg's OKs
  4. 3. The Derelict Ship
    Sherlock Holmes
  5. 4. The Safe Robber
    Sherlock Holmes
  6. 5. The Cunning Assassin
    Sherlock Holmes
  7. 6. Detection Methods
    Sherlock Holmes
  8. 7. Sherlock Holmes' London Haunts
    Sherlock Holmes
  9. 8. Schwinn All-American
    Schwinn Bicycles
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