(October 1940)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth; Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles

[The Life Insurance Con] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sergeant Casey; Mrs. Davis; Tom Davis (villain); Mr. Fullerton (villain, death); Martin (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman investigates the Fullerton Insurance Company, which is selling small valued policies to poor people, who end up dying under mysterious circumstances.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman next appears in New York World's Fair #2 on sale 8/2/40. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-23-08.

[Summer Vacation in Cambodia] (Table of Contents)

Pep Morgan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pep Morgan

none (Table of Contents)

Sport Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

The Red Raiders (Table of Contents)

The Black Pirate / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]

[The Missionary and the Cannibals] (Table of Contents)

Three Aces / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Three Aces [Fog Fortune; Gunner Bill; Whistler Will]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 8-23-08.

[The Washington Spy Ring] (Table of Contents)

Tex Thomson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tex Thomson

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-23-08.

The Puppet Murder Case (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
? (spot illos)
Inks:
? (spot illos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

[The Crooked Cop] (Table of Contents)

Clip Carson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Clip Carson

[Captain Kidd's Treasure] (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [The Life Insurance Con]
    Superman
  3. 2. [Summer Vacation in Cambodia]
    Pep Morgan
  4. 3. none
    Sport Facts
  5. 4. The Red Raiders
    The Black Pirate
  6. 5. [The Missionary and the Cannibals]
    Three Aces
  7. 6. [The Washington Spy Ring]
    Tex Thomson
  8. 7. The Puppet Murder Case
  9. 8. [The Crooked Cop]
    Clip Carson
  10. 9. [Captain Kidd's Treasure]
    Zatara
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