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    American Detective [v4 #3, February 1936] ed. Rose Bolsen (Artvision Publishing Company, 25¢, 96pp+, 8.5″ x 11.5″, cover by Clyde Prettyman)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome.
    • 5 · An American Detective: District Attorney Thomas Whelan · [uncredited] · bg
    • 6 · The Enigma of the Masked Midget · [uncredited] · tc; about Henry J. Fernekes, “The Midget Bandit”, featuring the William J. Burns Detective Agency.
    • 10 · The Trail of the Dead · [uncredited] · tc; about the Joseph Amberg slaying, Sept. 30, 1935, featuring Capt. John J. McGowan, Homicide Bureau, Brooklyn.
    • 16 · The Clue of the Chinese Pheasant · [uncredited] · tc; about the Ernest Loll murder, Sept. 29, 1935, featuring Deputy Sheriff Gus Schirmer, Portland, Oregon.
    • 20 · The Strange Case of the Green Murders · [uncredited] · tc; about the Winona Green killings, 1924, featuring Major James A. Pitcock, Chief of Detectives, Little Rock, Arkansas.
    • 24 · The Mystery of the Missing Crime · [uncredited] · tc; featuring Sheriff George A. Bates, Clare County, Michigan.
    • 30 · The Wild Killer of the Sierras · [uncredited] · tc; featuring the US Post Office Inspection Service.
    • 34 · The Crimson Crime of Emasculation · [uncredited] · tc; featuring Capt. Daniel Gregory, State Attorney’s Office, Chicago.
    • 38 · The Sentence of Silence [Part ? of ?] · [uncredited] · tc; featuring Asst. DA Miles M. O’Brien, New York City.
    • 41 · Dragnet · [uncredited] · cl; news briefs.
    • 44 · Master Mind Murder · [uncredited] · tc; featuring Frank P. Burton, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Patrick County, Virginia.
    • 50 · Honor for Sale · [uncredited] · tc; featuring Alphonse Bertillon, French Sûreté.
    • 54 · Cavalcade of Courage · [uncredited] · cl



    American Detective [v5 #3, August 1936] ed. Robert Borden (Artvision Publishing Co., 25¢, 96pp+, cover by Delos Palmer) (Full Text)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome from an online copy at The Internet Archive.
    • 5 · An American Detective: Col. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Superintendent of New Jersey State Police · [uncredited] · bg; the father of Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., the commander of American forces in the first Gulf War.
    • 6 · The Story of “Magic” Karpis · Edwin V. Burkholder · tc; about the capture of Alvin Karpis May 2 1936, featuring J. Edgar Hoover.
    • 18 · Viper’s Venom · Lt. Jack Killion; as told to Jack De Witt · tc; about the murder of Mary Emma Busch James, Los Angeles, Aug 1935.
    • 26 · Death in the Dark · Dan T. Kelliher · tc; about the Floyd Tony Caldwell murder, Hickman Mills, Missouri, March 1936, featuring chief deputy sheriff John C. Kelley.
    • 33 · X Marks the Spot · [uncredited] · pt; “pictures in the news of innocent victims of crime and killers who have had a rendezvous with death”.
    • 34 · The Horror of the Hanging Corpse · Deputy Sheriff Steele Hill; as told to Margie Harris · tc; about the H. L. McBee murder, Eastland County, Texas, May 1933.
    • 42 · The Problem of Profanity Hill · Deputy Prosecuting Attorney William J. Wilkins; as told to H. Richard Seller · tc; about the Pom Pom Club killings, Seattle, June 13 1933.
    • 50 · American Detective Bulletin Board · Edward A. Dieckmann · qa
    • 52 · The Deadly Duck Pin · Fletcher Pratt · tc; about the Herman Meyerson murder, Brooklyn, NY, Feb 20 1936, featuring Detectives Harry States & William King.
    • 58 · Murders in the Nude · Sam D. Melson · tc; about the Marcus C. Powell case, Jacksonville, Florida, March 1936, featuring Detective Inspector E. L. Acosta & County Detective S.H. Hurlbert.
    • 64 · Cavalcade of Courage · [uncredited] · cl
    • _64 · [untitled true experience] · Officer Harold J. Kniskern · tc
    • _65 · [untitled true experience] · Police Capt. L. W. Hardenbrook · tc
    • 66 · Veil of Mystery—Have You Seen “Heliotrope Andy”? · James Warner; as told to Gerard Franklin · tc; about the Ann Haworth murder, Ogden, Utah, May 19 1928.
    • 72 · Solving Seattle’s Tavern Killings · J. W. Tribble; as told to Hollis B. Fultz · tc; about the killing of policemen Trent Sickles & Ted Stevens at Elk Tavern, Seattle, Nov 26 1935, told by Chief of Police J. W. Tribble, Bremerton, Washington.
    • 80 · Calling All Cars · [uncredited] · ms; “criminals at large wanted by police”.
    • 82 · May-December Madness · Wilton Grey · tc; about the Dan Shine murder, Elkader, Iowa, May 1936, featuring Sheriff L. J. Palas.
    • 90 · The Case of the Mimicked Murder · Charles Prybl; as told to Ray Brennan · tc; about the Stanley Gross murder, Chicago, May 23 1933, told by an investigator for the Cook County State’s Attorney.


    American Detective [v5 #4, September 1936] ed. Robert Borden (Artvision Publishing Company, Inc., 25¢, 96pp+, quarto, cover by Howard Williamson)
    Details supplied by John Locke & Richard Newsome.
    • 4 · An American Detective: Thomas E. Dewey · [uncredited] · bg
    • 6 · “Big Shot” Luciano · Fletcher Pratt · ar; featuring New York District Attorney Thomas E. Dewey. “Lucky” Luciano, convicted June 1936.
    • 18 · The Bloody Black Legion · Edwin V. Burkholder · ts; featuring Inspector John I. Navarre. May 1936 vigilante killing of Charles A. Poole, Detroit.
    • 26 · The “Excitement” Murder of Ruth Shaw · Lt. E. A. Hedman; as told to Jesse Theodore Simmons · ts; the March 1936 murder of Ruth Shaw, Salt Lake City.
    • 36 · Slayer in the Sanctuary · Paul Maurice · ts; featuring Deputy Chief of Detectives Walter Storms, Chicago.
    • 46 · Death in the Subway · George Allan Moffatt · ts; featuring Deputy Inspector Francis J. Kear. May 1936 Edgar L. Eckert “phantom strangler” murder, New York City.
    • 56 · The Tragedy at Lobster Lodge · Herbert Hall Taylor · ts; featuring Sheriff Arthur R. Greenleaf. Dolda Brewer murder, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, April 1936.
    • 64 · Illinois’ Web of Lies Case · William Doyle · ts; featuring Sheriff Delos Blanchard. May 1936 murder of Bessie Tallmadge, Rockford IL.
    • 72 · What Ever Happened to Jim the Penman? · Lum Smith · ts
    • 74 · I Killed the Man I Baptized · Margie Harris & Rev. Edgar Eskridge · ts; the May 1935 shotgun killing of Police Chief Ed O’Reilly, Orange TX.
    • 82 · Veil of Mystery—The Enigma of the Chained Body · Edward A. Dieckmann · ts; the March 1935 death of Carl George Frey, San Diego.
    • 90 · The Tracker of Ahtanum Creek · Deputy W. C. Calhoun; as told to Hollis B. Fultz · ts; from Yakima County, WA.


    American Detective [v5 #6, November 1936] ed. Robert Borden (Artvision Publishing Co., 25¢, s/b, cover by Delos Palmer)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome from Table of Contents.
    • 5 · An American Detective: Lt. Blake Mason, Sheriff’s Office, San Diego, Calif. · [uncredited] · ar
    • 6 · North Carolina’s Uninvited Guest · Edwin V. Burkholder · ts; featuring Detectives Thomas Martin and John Quinn of New York City.
    • 16 · I Am a Murder Man · Detective Sgt. L. M. Hilton; as told to Jack De Witt · ar; from the Ogden, Utah P.D.
    • 22 · A Racket in Bondage · Fletcher Pratt · ts; featuring Detective Capt. John Leahy, New York.
    • 30 · Death Comes in the Window · Leonidas F. Daniell, Jr. · ts; featuring Sheriff Jess Samples. April 1936 murder of Marlie Childs by Reable Childs and Terrance Bramlett, Center, Texas.
    • 37 · X Marks the Spot · [uncredited] · pi
    • 38 · You Lie! · Horace Heffern · ts; featuring Lt. Ray Fisher and Sgt. Harry Sutherlin of the Indiana State Police.
    • 46 · American Detective Bulletin Board · [uncredited] · ms
    • 48 · The Hoodoo of Brokenstraw Airport · Ernest Martin · ts; featuring Corporal Joseph Schmidt, Pennsylvania State Police. Metro Seminuk murder, March 1936, Youngsville, Pa.
    • 56 · To the Bitter End · George Allan Moffatt · ts; featuring Detective Capt. Charles H. Burns, Baltimore.
    • 65 · Curiousities in Crime · William R. Creedmore · ms
    • 66 · Trailing San Diego’s Black Gorilla · Edward A. Dieckmann · ts
    • 74 · What Ever Happened to Clara Phillips? · Lum Smith · ts
    • 76 · Toy Gun Terror · Mirin McLean · ts; featuring Sgt. William Cox, Chicago, Auto Theft Bureau.
    • 82 · The Case of the Casual Killer · Paul Hathaway; as told to Hollis B. Fultz · ts; chief of police, North Manchester, Indiana.
    • 90 · Cavalcade of Courage · [uncredited] · ms
    • 95 · Ohio’s Doctor Jekyll and Mister Hyde Mystery · Wilton Gray · ts; featuring Sheriff Tom Pask, Fremont, Ohio.


    American Detective [Volume 7 Number 4, September 1937] ed. Robert Borden (Artvision Publishing Co., 25¢)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome from Table of Contents.
    • 4 · Wrecking the Reno Dope Ring · Jack DeWitt · tc; featuring Joyce McAllister, Santa Barbara, California, undercover agent.
    • 14 · Murder, Wholesale · Jack Swansen · tc; featuring Sheriff Walter Liskowitz, Waukegan County, Wisconsin.
    • 22 · Dream Street · Marvin Campbell · tc; featuring Detective Hyman Levine, Safe and Loft Squad, New York City.
    • 32 · The Easiest Way · Hollis B. Fultz · tc; featuring the Portland, Oregon Police Department.
    • 40 · American Detective Bulletin Board · [uncredited] · ms
    • 42 · “Vengeance Is Mine” · Alfred Brandon · tc; featuring Captain John Murphy and Detective Warren Murphy of Philadelphia, Pa.
    • 51 · X Marks the Spot · [uncredited] · pt
    • 52 · The Mystery of Evangeline Parish · Margie Harris · tc; featuring Sheriff Charles Pocheu & Prosecutor F. H. Guillory, Evangeline Parish, LA.
    • 62 · Man-Hunter’s Memory · Lt. Tom Kelly; as told to James Owens · tc
    • 69 · Curiosities in Crime · William R. Creedmore · ms
    • 70 · The Tenderfoot of the Zuni Mountains · Dan Burrows · tc; featuring Chief of Police Kelsey Presley, Gallup, New Mexico.
    • 78 · Whatever Happened to the Capone Gang? No. 2: Louis Altierie · Dugal O’Liam · tc
    • 80 · In Line of Duty · Chief Special Agent Daniel O’Connell; as told to Bob McLean · tc
    • 87 · Murders of the Month · [uncredited] · ms
    • 88 · The Riddle of Tygh’s Ridge · Sheriff Harold Sexton; as told to Horace Heffern · tc


    American Detective [Volume 7 Number 6, November 1937] ed. Robert Borden (Artvision Publishing Co., 25¢)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome from Table of Contents.
    • 4 · Romeo of the Mounted · Isabel Stephen · tc; featuring Deputy Chief Inspector John J. Lyon, New York City.
    • 14 · Trapping Traxler · Frank Edward Bronaugh · tc; about the capture of escaped convict Pete Traxler, July 1937 in Boswell, Oklahoma.
    • 22 · Devil in Disguise · K. Kellen O’Neal · tc; featuring Sheriff Russell Wilkes of Monroe County, Missouri. Maybelle Kelly murder, Paris, Missouri, July 1937.
    • 30 · Mob Murder · Jack Wentworth · tc; set in Houston, Texas.
    • 40 · American Detective Bulletin Board · [uncredited] · ms
    • 42 · Trustie’s Holiday · George Williamson · tc; featuring the Police Department of Cleveland, Ohio.
    • 52 · The Sweepstakes Murder · Marvin Campbell · tc; featuring Detectives Arthur Leininger & Albert Gerlinger of New Orleans.
    • 59 · X Marks the Spot · [uncredited] · ms
    • 60 · The Fires of Madness · Hollis B. Fultz · tc; featuring Captain of Detectives Cliff Osborne, Tacoma, Washington.
    • 66 · Give My Regards to Steger · Jack Heil · tc; featuring Chief of Police Charles B. Steger, Sharon, Pennsylvania.
    • 73 · Curiosities in Crime · William R. Creedmore · cl
    • 74 · Clues · Leslie Lawson · ar; first in a series.
    • 76 · Lilies of the Alley · Blaine Porter · tc; featuring Captain of Police Joseph Goldberg, Chicago.
    • 84 · Whatever Happened to the Capone Gang? No. 4: Klondike O’Donnell · Dugal O’Liam · tc
    • 86 · Harvest of Death · Nels O. Hanson · tc; featuring Sheriff Helmer Myre, Freeborn County, Minnesota.
    • 96 · Murders of the Month · [uncredited] · ms


    American Detective [Volume 8 Number 4, March 1938] ed. Robert Borden (Artvision Publishing Co., 25¢, 96pp+, 8½″ x 11½″ s/b)
    Details supplied by Richard Newsome from Table of Contents.
    • 4 · Killers, Incorporated · Fletcher Pratt · tc; featuring Inspector Jules Poignant of the Paris Sûreté.
    • 14 · Marked for Murder · Stephen Manners · tc; murder of police sergeant Timothy Murphy in Greenwich Village, September 14, 1931.
    • 24 · Alcatraz—The Rock of Despair [Part 3 of 4] · “A Graduate” · mm; “‘Scarface Al’ Capone, Model But Most Hated Prisoner”.
    • 32 · Philadelphia’s Sex Mad Slayer · Bruno Albright · tc; featuring District Attorney Fred B. Smillie, Montgomery County, Pa.
    • 40 · American Detective Bulletin Board · [uncredited] · ms
    • 42 · The Royal Killer of Waikiki · Fred Fulton · tc; featuring the Police of Honolulu, Hawaii.
    • 48 · The Castle of Medical Horrors · Louis N. Burkhardt · tc; featuring Policewoman Kate O’Connor of San Francisco. Abortionist Dr. Max Hickok, convicted of murder in death of patient Elizabeth Sowers.
    • 55 · X Marks the Spot · [uncredited] · ms
    • 56 · The Clue of the Tilted Mirror · Walden Snell · tc; featuring the Virginia State Police.
    • 64 · A Strange Type of Murder · Alfred Brandon · tc; featuring Detectives Daniel J. O’Mahoney and John Gaynor of Philadelphia, Pa.
    • 72 · Clues VI: A Greasy Cap · Leslie Lawson · tc
    • 74 · Texas’ Party Girls · Margie Harris · tc; featuring Deputy Sheriff James McBee of Tarrant County, Texas.
    • 81 · Secret Sin · Hollis B. Fultz · tc; featuring Sheriff Pat McCarthy, Skagit County, Washington.
    • 87 · The Rock Pile · [uncredited] · ms
    • 88 · Well of Loneliness · Bernard L. Petty · tc; featuring Sheriff Antone B. Prince, St. George, Utah. Killing of rancher Spencer Malan, March 1935.
    • 96 · Curiosities in Crime · William R. Creedmore · cl


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