(August 1937)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1937-07-10
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

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Speed Saunders / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Speed Saunders
Reprints:
Keywords:
automatic pistols

News! (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 the Lost Ape (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Creig Flessel ?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
a talking ape (villain, introduction, death); Roskoffin (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Gardner Fox does not begin writing until issue 18.

The Law at Work (Table of Contents: 4)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Will Ely [as Will Georgi]
Pencils:
Will Ely [as Will Georgi]
Inks:
Will Ely [as Will Georgi]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[Mystery of the Wholesale Kidnappings, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 5)

Larry Steele / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Ely [as Will Georgi]
Pencils:
Will Ely [as Will Georgi]
Inks:
Will Ely [as Will Georgi]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dutch (villain, introduction); Squinty (villain, introduction); Larry Steele

[The Disappearing Diamonds] (Table of Contents: 6)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jaeger (villain, introduction); Lunt (villain, introduction); Cosmo

The Claws of the Red Dragon [Part 6] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Stucchi (villain); Chun Lung (villain, introduction?); Bruce Nelson; Sigrid

Tropical Trouble (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

[A Bum Disguise] (Table of Contents: 9)

Gumshoe Gus / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Patrick
Pencils:
Bill Patrick
Inks:
Bill Patrick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

[The Investigation of Captain Hanley] (Table of Contents: 10)

Spy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Hanley; a spy; Bart Regan; Sally

The Mad Scientist (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] ?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win]
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dr. Hugo Von Gratz (villain, introduction, death); Egor (villain, introduction); Mr. Chang

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[In Mexico] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Don Carlos; Pedro; their gang; Slam Bradley; Shorty

Indexer Notes

story title from next issue blurb in previous issue

A Landslide! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Speed Saunders
  2. 1. News!
    More Fun Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Mystery of the Lost Ape
    Speed Saunders
  5. 4. The Law at Work
  6. 5. [Mystery of the Wholesale Kidnappings, Part 2]
    Larry Steele
  7. 6. [The Disappearing Diamonds]
    Cosmo
  8. 7. The Claws of the Red Dragon [Part 6]
    Bruce Nelson
  9. 8. Tropical Trouble
  10. 9. [A Bum Disguise]
    Gumshoe Gus
  11. 10. [The Investigation of Captain Hanley]
    Spy
  12. 11. The Mad Scientist
    Mr. Chang
  13. 12. [In Mexico]
    Slam Bradley
  14. 13. A Landslide!
    New Adventure Comics
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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