Comic Detective Research Society
Detective-themed comics fanzine by Bart Bush. Contents include: interview with Alfred Andriola with "Kerry Drake" artwork; "Comic Strip Taboos" by Andriola (originally delivered as a speech at the First International Comics Exhibition in 1965); lots of Charlie Chan strips; a selection of Kerry Drake Christmas strips; more.
Offset, newsprint, saddle-stitched.
This issue's focus is Dick Tracy. Contents include: interview with Chester Gould; article on Dick Tracy villains; a Kerry Drake index; a Dell Dick Tracy Four-Color index; two sample strips from 1935 featuring a black woman who was redrawn/replaced by a white woman within days; 1931 Dick Tracy strips; letters (Max Allan Collins, Alex Toth, Steve Englehart, others); more.
Characters in fan art include: Dick Tracy, Two-Face, Haf-and-Haf, Sherlock Holmes, Charlie Chan
What Is This Site?
A virtual archive of mini-comics, fanzines, small press comics, newave comix and related items. The physical archive, housed at PF headquarters, is being built with personal acquisitions as well as generous donations from supporters. This project is most definitely a work in progress.