(October 1937)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1937-09-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; Vincent Sullivan (associate); Whitney Ellsworth (Associate)
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)

Bruce Nelson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?

Characters:
Lu Gong ?
Synopsis:
An Asian man is inspecting jewels.
Keywords:
jewelry; pearls; treasure chests

Indexer Notes

Character previously listed as Lu Chung, but this does not match the character listed in the story sequence.

The River Patrol (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Fred Dunn (introduction); the Skipper (introduction); Speed Saunders

Indexer Notes

Gardner Fox does not begin writing until issue 18.

The Law Wins (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

[Mystery of the Wholesale Kidnappings: Part 4] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Will Ely (signed)
Pencils:
Will Ely (signed)
Inks:
Will Ely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Squinty (villain); Dutch; Dr. Sargoff (introduction); Sonia Sargoff (introduction, his wife); Larry Steele

[The Disappearance of Carl Huntley] (Table of Contents: 4)

Cosmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Carl Huntley (introduction); Cosmo

The Claws of the Red Dragon [Part 8] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Lu Gong (villain); Chin Lung (villain); Bruce Nelson; Sigrid Von Holtzendorf; Von Holtzendorf

Indexer Notes

conclusion of serial

The Laughing Mummy (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

["They've sent for Bloodhound Brown to work on the Smith case."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Bloodhound Brown / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery

[The Phony Pierre Blanc] (Table of Contents: 8)

Spy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters:
Pierre Blanc (introduction); a killer (introduction, villain); Bart Reagan; Sally

Lucky Hunch (Table of Contents: 9)

Buck Marshall / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Morgen (introduction, villain); Buck Marshall

The Hillbillies (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Zeke (introduction, villain); Lem (introduction, villain); Lucy-Belle Willis (introduction); the Willises (introduction); the Tollivers (introduction); Slam Bradley; Shorty Morgan

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

Heigh Yo, Silver! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Lone Ranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bruce Nelson
  2. 1. The River Patrol
    Speed Saunders
  3. 2. The Law Wins
  4. 3. [Mystery of the Wholesale Kidnappings: Part 4]
    Larry Steele
  5. 4. [The Disappearance of Carl Huntley]
    Cosmo
  6. 5. The Claws of the Red Dragon [Part 8]
    Bruce Nelson
  7. 6. The Laughing Mummy
  8. 7. ["They've sent for Bloodhound Brown to work on the Smith case."]
    Bloodhound Brown
  9. 8. [The Phony Pierre Blanc]
    Spy
  10. 9. Lucky Hunch
    Buck Marshall
  11. 10. The Hillbillies
    Slam Bradley
  12. 11. Heigh Yo, Silver!
    Lone Ranger
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