Whodunit #v1#1
(August-September 1948)

D.S. Publishing, 1948 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1948
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
D.S. Publishing Company, Inc.
Editing
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look out! Gosh, that was close!
Genre
crime
Characters
Russell Thayer; Homer Bates; Dude Masterson; Hogan; Dorabelle Lee

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Commonplace Clue (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Camy (signed as Camy)
Inks
Al Camy (signed as Camy)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
crime
Characters
Barney O'Toole; Dude Masterson; Hogan; Homer Bates; Russell Thayer; Dorabelle Lee; Clancy
Synopsis
Attorney Dude Masterson is murdered.

Indexer Notes

Dude is called Hilary in the opening caption.

The Weeping Widow The Corpse Who Trapped His Killer (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jabez Balker; Arthur Balker; Will Balker; Henry Balker; Lucille Balker; Spade Blackwell; Murdock
Synopsis
Gambler Arthur Balker is murdered.

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

Who Done It? / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
When they tried him the judge let him go free!
Genre
humor; crime

Indexer Notes

Six one-panel cartoons.

Death on the Range (Table of Contents: 5)

Inspector Hawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Pencils
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Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Gabriel Thorn; Pete Caldwell; Verna; Bob Considine; Bill Slater; Tom Baroff; Howard [Melvin Thorn]; Ilsa; Sylvester Clarke; Inspector Hawk; Trencher; Percy
Synopsis
Millionaire Gabriel Thorn is murdered on a shooting range.

The Guilty Greenbacks (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
crime
Characters
Miss Jones; Mr. Rhodes; Mr. Evans; Barto; Ace Dugan; Special Investigator Bradley; Jerry; Jack Foley
Synopsis
Crooks figure out a way to continue their counterfeiting operation after a police arrest.

A Question of Revenge (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dave Carter; Sally; James Grayson; Craig; Gus
Synopsis
James Grayson hires detective David Carter to find his daughter.

Formula for Foul Play (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Colors
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Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Chuck Wilson; Professor Bentley; Slugger Davis; Dan Clark; Shorty; Roger Bentley
Synopsis
Carlton Tech's sports teams suddenly start losing at sports.

The Mystery of the Suicide Game (Table of Contents: 9)

Mysteries from the Casebook of Edgar Peck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mr. Peters; Mrs. Peters
Synopsis
Mr. Peters murders his wife and tries to make it look like suicide.

Found $26000 All Applicants Form a Line at the Morgue! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Genre
crime
Characters
Macky; Bill; John Andrews; Jean Andrews; Luke; Paul; Meegs Ryan
Synopsis
An ambulance driver solves a murder case.

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Pickwick Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Look out! Gosh, that was close!"]
  2. 1. ["Reducing specialist says: Lose weight where it shows most reduce most any part of the body with spot reducer"]
  3. 2. The Case of the Commonplace Clue
  4. 3. The Weeping Widow The Corpse Who Trapped His Killer
  5. 4. ["When they tried him the judge let him go free!"]
    Who Done It?
  6. 5. Death on the Range
    Inspector Hawk
  7. 6. The Guilty Greenbacks
  8. 7. A Question of Revenge
  9. 8. Formula for Foul Play
  10. 9. The Mystery of the Suicide Game
    Mysteries from the Casebook of Edgar Peck
  11. 10. Found $26000 All Applicants Form a Line at the Morgue!
  12. 11. ["Unusual pipes for collectors and smokers who want the best order by mail - save up to 50%"]
  13. 12. ["Smashing book offer"]
    Pickwick Co.
  14. 13. ["Bad skin?"]
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