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    American Detective [Volume 8 Number 5, April 1938] ed. Robert Borden (Artvision Publishing Co., 25¢)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome from Table of Contents.
    • 4 · Mutiny, Madness, Murder · Edward S. Sullivan · tc
    • 13 · Curiosities in Crime · William R. Creedmore · cl
    • 14 · State Line Deadline · Charles Pifer · tc; featuring the Indiana State Police.
    • 22 · Neuter Gender · Alfred Brandon · tc; featuring the Essex County, New Jersey Police Dept.
    • 30 · Alcatraz—The Rock of Despair [Part 4 of ?] · “A Graduate” · mm
    • 38 · American Detective Bulletin Board · [uncredited] · ms
    • 40 · The Devil Is Unchained · Stephen Manners · tc
    • 48 · To the Gallows! · Neil Hall · tc; featuring Detectives Roy B. Hagley & Harry Farris of Huntington, West Virginia. Kidnapping of Dr. James Seder, West Virginia, November 1937.
    • 57 · X Marks the Spot · [uncredited] · ms
    • 58 · Detroit’s Lady-Killer Case · Albert O. James · tc; featuring Detective Inspector Paul H. Wood of Detroit, Michigan.
    • 66 · Trail’s End · Chief of Detectives W. Douglas Bush; as told to Jack De Witt · tc; about Florida’s Hunt-Gant bank robbery gang.
    • 74 · Murder Under the Microscope I · [uncredited] · cl; “Deputy Police Commissioner John A. Lyons discusses murder”.
    • 76 · Numbers · Isabel Stephen · tc; featuring District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey of New York.
    • 86 · The Heat Is On! · L. L. Mayers · tc; featuring Detective Lieutenant Tom Eubanks of Houston, Texas. Capture of bank robbers Alva Hunt & Hugh Gant in Texas.
    • 96 · The Rock Pile · [uncredited] · ms


    American Detective [v8 #6, May 1938] ed. Robert Borden (Artvision Publishing Co., 25¢)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome from Table of Contents.
    • 4 · The Voyage of the Damned [Part 1 of ?] · Charles Bant; as told to Jack De Witt · ts; escape from Devil’s Island.
    • 14 · Souls for Sale · Edward Handley; as told to Fred Fulton · tc; featuring Director Edward Handley, Bureau of Special Services, San Francisco.
    • 22 · The Weight of Evidence · Andrew Patton; as told to John R. Franchey · tc; featuring District Attorney Andrew Patton, Dallas, Texas.
    • 30 · American Detective Bulletin Board · [uncredited] · ms
    • 32 · The Snatch at Westward Ho · Charles Robbins · tc; about the Charles Sherman Ross kidnapping, Chicago, September 1937.
    • 41 · X Marks the Spot · [uncredited] · ms
    • 42 · The Right to Kill · Gerard Franklin · tc; about the Paul Wright love triangle killing of Evelyn Wright and John B. Kimmel, Glendale, CA, November 1937.
    • 52 · Long Island’s Red Riding Hood Slayings · Speed Scanlon · tc; featuring Inspector Harold R. King, Nassau County. Jeanette Schuellain and Celinda Waite murders by John Reo, Elmont, NY, January 1938.
    • 60 · Murder Under the Microscope II · [uncredited] · cl; discussion with Dr. Thomas A. Gonzales, chief medical examiner for New York.
    • 62 · Breathing Death · Lynwood Kent · tc
    • 71 · Home-Made Murder · Harold L. Zimmer · tc; featuring chief of police John Puthoff, Covington, Kentucky.
    • 77 · Curiosities in Crime · William R. Creedmore · ms
    • 78 · San Quentin’s Prodigal Son · M. Lee Forgy · tc; featuring Sheriff William Hosinski. Lawrence McCarty car theft ring, St. Joseph County, Indiana, January 1938.
    • 86 · Clues VII: President Lincoln’s Ear · Leslie Lawson · ar
    • 88 · The Tigress of Petaluma · Robert Sothern · tc; featuring Sheriff Walter B. Sellmer, Marin County, California.
    • 96 · The Rock Pile · [uncredited] · ms


    American Detective [v9 #1, June 1938] ed. Robert Borden (Artvision Publishing Co., 25¢, 112pp+, quarto s/b)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome.
    • 4 · Secrets for Sale · Fletcher Pratt · tc; about the Guenther Rumrich spy case, New York 1938.
    • 14 · Harvest of Revenge · W. L. Hicklin · tc; featuring Sheriff J. M. Moreland. Dynamite killings of Harmon Gouge family, Carter County, Tennessee, Jan. 1938.
    • 25 · X Marks the Spot · [uncredited] · ms
    • 26 · A Matter of Millions · Horace Heffern · tc; about the Reno, Nevada confidence ring, 1934.
    • 34 · American Detective Bulletin Board · [uncredited] · ms
    • 36 · Jezebel · Smith Troy; as told to Hollis B. Fultz · tc; about the Ezra Dillon murder, Olympia, Washington, Oct. 1937.
    • 42 · Paid in Full · Paul Maurice · tc; featuring Policeman Frank Kehoe. Elmer Ostling murder, Chicago, July 1933.
    • 49 · The Voyage of the Damned [Part 2 of ?] · Charles Bant; as told to Jack De Witt · ts; escape from Devil’s Island.
    • 56 · Death on Primrose Road · Charles Pifer · tc; about the Herman Reinke murder, Buchanan, Michigan, Nov. 1937.
    • 64 · Curiosities in Crime · William R. Creedmore · ms
    • 65 · Siren Song · Alfred Brandon · tc; about the Myrtle White murder, Middlesex County, New Jersey, June 1937.
    • 72 · Lupo the Wolf · Ernest Martin · tc; featuring Asst DA Ralph K. Jacobs, Brooklyn, New York. Ignazio Lupo case, Feb. 1937.
    • 82 · Crime Camera · [uncredited] · pi
    • 84 · The Long Stretch · Gerard Franklin · tc; about the J. W. Burke murder, Huntington Park, California, Jan. 1938.
    • 92 · Clues VIII: Bacteria · Leslie Lawson · ar
    • 94 · Apache · Gabriel Galt · tc; about the Maurice Tanneau murder, France, Jan. 1936.
    • 102 · Murder Under the Microscope III · [uncredited] · ar; discussion with Dr. Alexander O. Gettler.
    • 104 · The Rock Pile · [uncredited] · ms
    • 105 · A Slight Case of Suicide · Margie Harris · tc; featuring Sheriff Carl Busch. Charles Groze murder, Sept. 1938, Trinity County, Texas.


    American Detective [v9 #2, July 1938] (25¢, 112pp+, s/b)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome.
    • 4 · The Battered Beauty of the Howdy Revue · Speed Scanlon · tc; killing of Patrolman Humbert Moruzzi, Greenwich Village, April 11, 1938.
    • 15 · Murder in Blackface · Pierre du Bois · tc; murder of Frank Evans, 1937; featuring Sheriff Tom Patton, Jackson, TN.
    • 23 · Miss X and Her Puppets of the Internationale · George Evans · tc; spy case of Percy Glading.
    • 33 · Curiosities in Crime · William R. Creedmore · cl
    • 34 · A Case of Adultery · Harold L. Zimmer · tc; murder of Lucille Glore, Feb. 3, 1938; featuring Detectives Carl London and Walter Eitzman, St. Louis Police Dept.
    • 41 · The Return of Kohler Holdsclaw · Kohler Holdsclaw; as told to Charles Pifer · ts; “The true story of a modern day Jean Valjean” (1926 North Carolina prison escapee).
    • 47 · Clues IX: A Rag, A Bone, and a Hank of Hair · Leslie Lawson · tc; murder of Louisa Luetgert, Chicago, on May 1, 1897.
    • 49 · The Voyage of the Damned [Part 3 of ?] · Charles Bant; as told to Jack De Witt · ts; escape from Devil’s Island.
    • 56 · The Temper of Muleshoe · H. H. Murray; as told to M. Dyer · tc; murder of Evelyn Monts, Muleshoe, TX, in 1918.
    • 65 · The Rock Pile · [uncredited] · cl; updating stories in previous issues.
    • 67 · The Clue of Three Sevens · Lieut. James M. Bevard; as told to Floyd F. Russell · tc; bank robberies in Michigan in 1937.
    • 74 · The Secret of the Missing Stitch · John S. Thorp · tc; murder of Louis F. Lamson, Ashby, MA, in March 5, 1938; featuring State Detective Edward J. Sherlock, Massachusetts.
    • 82 · Crime Camera · [uncredited] · pi; photo story of murder of Jenny Moreno, Downy, CA, in April 14, 1938.
    • 84 · Written Evidence · Earl H. Dunlap; as told to Phil Kerby · tc; murder of Anne Hughes, Pueblo, CO, in Jan. 3 1938.
    • 92 · With the G-Men · [uncredited] · cl
    • 95 · The Praying Poisoner of St. Helens · Hollis B. Fultz · tc; murder of Ruth Ledford in 1937; featuring Sheriff M. L. Calhoun, St. Helens, OR.
    • 102 · American Detective Bulletin Board · Edward A. Dieckmann · qa
    • 104 · The Clue of the Broken Luger · Detective Inspector Verne Cross; as told to Hal Westbrooke · tc; murder of William F. Pantazis in 1937.
    • 111 · Murder Under the Microscope IV: How District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey’s Homicide Bureau Handles Murder · [uncredited] · ar; murder of Humbert Moruzzi.



    American Detective [Volume 9 Number 5, November 1938] ed. Robert Borden (25¢)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome from Table of Contents.
    • 4 · The Seduction of Barbara Carroll · Donald Malcolm · tc; featuring Sheriff F. F. Francis of Oxford County, Maine. Murder of Dr. James G. Littlefield in South Paris, Maine, October 1937.
    • 15 · Murder in Make-Up · Hal Westbrooke · tc; featuring Sheriff Jerry Benson of Ashtabula County, Ohio.
    • 22 · “Peck” Major Kicks Off! · Ted Birch · tc; featuring Chief of Detectives Rae M. Kaplan of Delaware County, Pa.
    • 30 · The Long Straw Murder of Waycross · Harland Wright · tc; featuring Chief Deputy Otis Parr of Waycross, Georgia.
    • 37 · Curiosities in Crime · William R. Creedmore · cl
    • 38 · Candid Camera Cavalcade · [uncredited] · pi
    • 40 · Maryland’s Moving Stair Case · Atley Palmers · tc; featuring Sheriff M. M. Buckler of Calvert County, Maryland.
    • 46 · Broadway Gang Leder · William H. Harris · tc; featuring the Police Department of the City of New York.
    • 54 · The Affair of the Unfaithful Common Law Wife · Ken Batchelor · tc; featuring Undersheriff Robert Born of Yavapai County, Ariz.
    • 61 · The Voyage of the Damned [Part ? of ?] · Charles Bant; as told to Jack De Witt · ts; escape from Devil’s Island.
    • 68 · American Detective Bulletin Board · [uncredited] · ms
    • 70 · 3-Minute Alibi · Hollis B. Fultz · tc
    • 78 · Death’s Lips Were Rouged · Ronald Moore · tc; featuring Sheriff Ernest Burkett of Wayne County, Illinois.
    • 86 · Cumberland’s Bloody Bunch · Kenneth L. Eagon · tc; featuring Sheriff T. Wesley Brewer of Knox County, Tenn.


    American Detective (Australia):   (about)
    Thin digest that ran for at least 42 issues, in two separate series. Despite the title it seems to have contained only stories by Australian authors, probably a small number under multiple pseudonyms.















    American Detective (Australia) (second series)

    • Publishers:
      • Jatkins Publishing Company; 15 Rowe Street, Sydney: American Detective (Australia) (second series), Jan 1953 – Jun 1953.
      • Cleveland Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd.; 15 Rowe Street, Sydney: American Detective (Australia) (second series), Jul 1953 – 1955.


















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