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In the final pages of this issue and advertisement hailed the launch of Detective Comics, "Just what you ordered," blurted the sales copy. A high stepping detective magazine in pictures! Writers such as Tom Hickey, Sven Elven, and Bill Patrick - largely overlooked today - received top billing, while the up and coming Siegel and Shuster appeared in the listings almost as an after thought. Interestingly, the ad's reproduction of Detective Comics# 1's cover bore a "December 1936" date, but delays would shift the issue to March 1937 - robbing Wheeler Nicholson of the cross promotion he obviously hoped for through this advertisement.

Featured in this issue

In alphabetical order

  1. 17-20 On the Black
  2. A Man of Action
  3. Andy Handy
  4. Blood Pearls
  5. Cal 'n' Alec
  6. Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers
  7. Captain Quick
  8. Captain Spiniker
  9. Castaway Island
  10. Chikko Chakko
  11. Dale Daring
  12. Don Coyote
  13. Famous Poems Illustrated
  14. Federal Men
  15. Golden Dragon
  16. Goofo the Great
  17. Hardluck Harry
  18. It's A Dern Lie
  19. Magic!
  20. Maginnis of the Mounties
  21. Mister Beep
  22. Ol' Oz Bopp
  23. Sandor and the Lost Civilization
  24. She
  25. Slim and Tex
  26. Steve Conrad on Dolorosa Isle
  27. Tale of Two Cities
  28. Vikings
  29. Worth-While Films to Watch For


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