(April-May 1949)

D.S. Publishing, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
D.S. Publishing Company, Inc.

Issue Notes

Copyright 1948

The Fires of Nepal (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney (signed)
Inks
Bob Jenney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Dick Taylor; Valcar; Rhanee; The High Lama
Reprints

The Fires of Nepal (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney ?
Inks
Bob Jenney ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Harry; Dick Taylor; Dr. Fields [Dr. Bancroft]; Valcar; Rhanee; The High Lama
Synopsis
Dick Taylor is hired by a botanist who seeks a rare Lotus flower in Nepal.

Indexer Notes

The character Dr. Fields also introduces himself as Dr. Bancroft, most likely an error.

Case Hardened Crime (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Reinman
Inks
Paul Reinman ?
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen ?

Genre
crime; romance
Characters
Jim Banks; Spivy Spinell; George Miller; Helen; Sawbones
Synopsis
Two men at a steel mill compete for the same woman until one of them falls into a 1700 degree hot vat of cyanide.

Plan for Plunder (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams (signed)
Inks
Al McWilliams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy ?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Perry Sloan; John Broughton; Anne Dillon; Alexander Hancock;
Synopsis
An arsonist finds a double to take the fall for his crimes.

Express Elevator Down! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
crime
Characters
Rodney Graham; Taylor Prentice; Ezra Goodchild; Edythe Prentice; Johnny Carlotti; Johnson
Synopsis
An inventor sets a trap for the man who stole his invention.

Off-Key Alibi (Table of Contents: 5)

Crime-O-Graph Docket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Davoren (signed)
Inks
Walter Davoren (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
John Duffy ?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Fred H. Reeder; Arthur Brinlen; unnamed police officer
Synopsis
Readers are asked to find a clue in the story to trip up a killer.

The Detective Drank Milk (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Jim Whalen; Ned Martin; Ward; Avery; unnamed police captain
Synopsis
A veteran detective and a rookie have different opinions on the murder or suicide of a woman.

Highway to Nowhere (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
crime
Characters
Al Sawin; Doug; Joe; Jane; unnamed policemen
Synopsis
An embezzler finds a lookalike to be killed in a car wreck so his wife can collect the insurance money.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fires of Nepal
  2. 1. The Fires of Nepal
  3. 2. Case Hardened Crime
  4. 3. Plan for Plunder
  5. 4. Express Elevator Down!
  6. 5. Off-Key Alibi
    Crime-O-Graph Docket
  7. 6. The Detective Drank Milk
  8. 7. Highway to Nowhere
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