(June 1937)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1937-05-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor and publisher); Vin Sullivan [as Vincent A. Sullivan] (associate editor); Whitney Ellsworth [as F. Whitney Ellsworth] (associate editor)
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 copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
detective-mystery

The Comic Headliner! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

More Fun Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Mystery of San Jose Island (Table of Contents: 3)

Speed Saunders / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Pencils
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Inks
Creig Flessel [as Fless]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Speed Saunders; Arthur Bell (introduction, death); May Adams (introduction); Nick Del Borno (introduction, villain); "Padre" Desoto (introduction, villain)

Indexer Notes

Creig Flessel claimed he wrote these in Alter Ego #45 (February 2005).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

New Book of Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey - Pop - Why are yuh burgling that safe?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.17 page (report information)

[The Rajah's Ruby] (Table of Contents: 8)

Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils
Sven Elven
Inks
Sven Elven
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Cosmo; Capt. Nelson (intro); Paul Hartley (intro); Rajah Daj (intro); VILLAIN: Hutchinson (intro)

Death Message (Table of Contents: 9)

Buck Marshall, Range Detective / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Homer Fleming ?
Pencils
Homer Fleming
Inks
Homer Fleming
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Marshall; VILLAINS: Vanter (intro); Logan (intro)

The Claws of the Red Dragon [Part 4] (Table of Contents: 10)

Bruce Nelson / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Tom Hickey
Inks
Tom Hickey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
VILLAIN: Stucchi

The Evil Oak (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan [as Paul Dean]
Pencils
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Bumps Mystery (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

[The Balinoff Case, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 13)

Spy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Bart Regan; Sally Norris; VILLAINS: Olga Balinoff and her spy ring

The Bloody Will (Table of Contents: 14)

Mr. Chang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Mr. Chang; Joshua McAllister (intro, death); VILLAIN: Agatha (intro, death)

Indexer Notes

story in black and white

The Hollywood Murders (Table of Contents: 15)

Slam Bradley / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan; VILLAIN: Terril Desmond (intro)
Synopsis
Slam gets a job as a Hollywood stuntman.

Better Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

New Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Comic Headliner!
    More Fun Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Mystery of San Jose Island
    Speed Saunders
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    New Book of Comics
  7. 6. ["Hey - Pop - Why are yuh burgling that safe?"]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. [The Rajah's Ruby]
    Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise
  10. 9. Death Message
    Buck Marshall, Range Detective
  11. 10. The Claws of the Red Dragon [Part 4]
    Bruce Nelson
  12. 11. The Evil Oak
  13. 12. The Bumps Mystery
  14. 13. [The Balinoff Case, Part 4]
    Spy
  15. 14. The Bloody Will
    Mr. Chang
  16. 15. The Hollywood Murders
    Slam Bradley
  17. 16. Better Than Ever!
    New Adventure Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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