Whodunit #v1#2
(October-November 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
Richard Davis (president); V.C. Albus (vice-president)

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com

How Good a Detective Are You? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Schroeder
Inks
Louis Schroeder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Marie Du Bois; Boris; Hodges

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mock Mandarin of Music (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Schroeder
Inks
Louis Schroeder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Andre Battile; Phil Weston; Marie Du Bois; Boris; Hodges; O'Brien
Synopsis
Someone is sabotaging some musical performances.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card.

The Pearl Pirate (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Hamed Pascha; Lady Titwell; Mr. Webster; Mrs. Webster; Nicky; Hollander
Synopsis
Lady Titwell's pearls are stolen.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card.

Diploma for Death! or Skeleton in the Closet! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lawrence Dressler
Inks
Lawrence Dressler
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Clarkton; Horton; Miss Edwards; Calkins; Dean Winters; Steve Henson; Hogan
Synopsis
Professor Clarkton and $5000 have disappeared.

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card.

The opening caption refers to the detective as Henston, but is Henson in the rest of the story.

The Bloodstone (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jim Abbott; Sally Miller; Jones
Synopsis
A sailor meets a girl on shore leave and loses his wallet.

Death Takes the Witch (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy (signed as Camy)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Letitia Hodges; Hilda; Bertram Grogan; Shorty; Edmund Hodges; Mr. Chatham; Miggs
Synopsis
Letitia Hodges had plenty of enemies and one of them killed her.

Death Scores a Knockout (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery; sports
Characters
Jerry McCann [Kid McCann]; Martin; Pat Brady; Mack Williams; Francine; Gracie Baker; Peters; Tim
Synopsis
Who killed boxer Kid McCann?

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card.

Polly Wants Murder (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Tommy Krandell; Pete; Frank; Agnes; Betty; Polly
Synopsis
Ralph Krandell writes an odd will for his relatives.

Indexer Notes

Krandell is spelled Crandall in the opening caption.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Sydnie Nathan / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. How Good a Detective Are You?
  2. 1. ["Advice to comic readers for bad skin"]
  3. 2. The Mock Mandarin of Music
  4. 3. The Pearl Pirate
  5. 4. Diploma for Death! or Skeleton in the Closet!
  6. 5. The Bloodstone
  7. 6. Death Takes the Witch
  8. 7. Death Scores a Knockout
  9. 8. Polly Wants Murder
  10. 9. ["Men! Don't stay fat"]
  11. 10. ["It's easy! Earn these premiums or cash"]
    Sydnie Nathan
  12. 11. ["Johnson Smith Co."]
  13. 12. ["Talk-sing-play through your own radio with the super Roley home radio mike!"]
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