(March 1939)

DC, 1937 Series
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Volume
[2]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-02-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan [as Vincent A. Sullivan]
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

On sale date from the publication date and the volume number found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 1. Second class permit. Copyright number 408290.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Keywords
domino masks; flashlights; jewelry

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

Detective Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Death Sled (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jameson (villain, introduction); Tommy Dell (introduction, dies); Miss Evarts

[Auto Tire's "Fingerprints"!] (Table of Contents: 3)

Crime Never Pays / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Model Murder Mystery, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Will Ely
Pencils
Will Ely
Inks
Will Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Maurice Du Val (villain); Yvonne Beaumont (guest)

Death Masquerades (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Homer Fleming
Pencils
Homer Fleming
Inks
Homer Fleming
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

story in red, white, and black

[The President's Assignment] (Table of Contents: 7)

Spy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Shuster Shop
Inks
Shuster Shop
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest); Gregor (villain, introduction); Nanette (villain, introduction); another spy (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Oscar the Gumshoe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Kane
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whassa matter - You cops all eata up my bananas...
Genre
humor

[Sculptor Honored] (Table of Contents: 9)

Stamp Collectors' Corner / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

[The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, Part 9] (Table of Contents: 10)

Dr. Fu Manchu / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sax Rohmer
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia
Inks
Leo O'Mealia
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Dr. Fu Manchu daily (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

adapted from The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu by Sax Rohmer

Secret Service Man (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox [as Paul Dean]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[The Airline Insurance Murders] (Table of Contents: 12)

The Crimson Avenger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jim Chambers ?
Pencils
Jim Chambers
Inks
Jim Chambers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
H. A. Powers (villain, introduction)

Back from the Dead [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 13)

Bruce Nelson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Hickey ?
Pencils
Tom Hickey
Inks
Tom Hickey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Bruce Nelson; Jeff Virdone

Indexer Notes

Not on Bails' list of Fox stories

[Ma Pierce's Last Kidnapping] (Table of Contents: 14)

Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sven Elven
Inks
Sven Elven
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ma Pierce (villain, introduction); her gang (villains, introduction); Reginald Barbart (introduction); his family (introduction)

Indexer Notes

story in red, white, and black

[The Merrivale Mystery] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Shuster shop
Inks
Shuster shop
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
A registrar (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Detective Puzzles
  3. 2. The Death Sled
    Speed Saunders
  4. 3. [Auto Tire's "Fingerprints"!]
    Crime Never Pays
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  6. 5. [The Model Murder Mystery, Part 2]
    Larry Steele
  7. 6. Death Masquerades
    Buck Marshall
  8. 7. [The President's Assignment]
    Spy
  9. 8. ["Whassa matter - You cops all eata up my bananas..."]
    Oscar the Gumshoe
  10. 9. [Sculptor Honored]
    Stamp Collectors' Corner
  11. 10. [The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, Part 9]
    Dr. Fu Manchu
  12. 11. Secret Service Man
  13. 12. [The Airline Insurance Murders]
    The Crimson Avenger
  14. 13. Back from the Dead [Part 2]
    Bruce Nelson
  15. 14. [Ma Pierce's Last Kidnapping]
    Cosmo, the Phantom of Disguise
  16. 15. [The Merrivale Mystery]
    Slam Bradley
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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