(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:
Vincent Sullivan?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

none (Table of Contents)

The Hourman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hourman

[The Boy's Week Crimes] (Table of Contents)

The Hourman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Mr. Bannerman; John Greene; Guest-Stars: Jimmy Martin; Minute Men of America [Burton Macy; Tommy Cosgrove; others un-named]; un-named gang of crooks (villains, introduction)
Synopsis:
The city government of Cosmos decides to sponsor a week-long "Boys' Week," during which time students will be shown how a big city is run by actually allowing them the chance to do so. But to the criminal element in the city, they believe that the boys will not be able to handle concentrated mobster activity, which seeks to rob people and institutions by using a new sleep gas.

Indexer Notes

The city in which Hourman lives is stated to be Cosmos. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-21. Writer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-1-6 and verified by Martin O'Hearn 2010-1-5.

Fang Gow's Terror (Table of Contents)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Winiarski
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry O'Neill; Fang Gow (villain); a giant (introduction, death)

Battle To the Death (Table of Contents)

Mark Lansing / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Purcell
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mark Lansing; Vulcan (introduction); Talon (introduction); Manchuk (introduction); Mokan (villain, introduction); Tradman (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Story title from last issue's blurb.

[The Aircraft Plant Robberies] (Table of Contents)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Carson; Robert Glendon (introduction); Paddy Quinn (introduction); Ben Watkins (villain, introduction))

Revolution In Ugar (Table of Contents)

Cotton Carver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Jack Lehti
Inks:
Jack Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cotton Carver; Guest Stars: Nora Blake; Jim Bent; Lupa; Deela; Red Mike; Mr. Blake (introduction); King Partik (introduction); Carlos the Cruel (villain, introduction, death)

none (Table of Contents)

Just Like Junior / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Framed! (Table of Contents)

Socko Strong / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert Sulman
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; sports
Characters:
Socko Strong; Silk Morello (villain, introduction); Maizie Vamour (villain, introduction)

Jungle Justice (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Shute (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; jungle

[Mediterranean Kidnapping] (Table of Contents)

Steve Conrad Adventurer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Lehti
Pencils:
Jack Lehti
Inks:
Jack Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Conrad; Col. Crawford (introduction); Miss Crawford (introduction); un-named kidnappers (villains, introduction)

[The Star of Singapore] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Mrs. Hecker; Detective Brophy; Jed (villain, introduction); Hank (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Sandman is offered a $5000 reward for the safe return of the famed "Star of Singapore".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits updated 11/04 by Bob Hughes, identified by Craig Delich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    The Hourman
  2. 1. [The Boy's Week Crimes]
    The Hourman
  3. 2. Fang Gow's Terror
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. Battle To the Death
    Mark Lansing
  5. 4. [The Aircraft Plant Robberies]
    Federal Men
  6. 5. Revolution In Ugar
    Cotton Carver
  7. 6. none
    Just Like Junior
  8. 7. Framed!
    Socko Strong
  9. 8. Jungle Justice
  10. 9. [Mediterranean Kidnapping]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  11. 10. [The Star of Singapore]
    The Sandman
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  • Craig Delich
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  • Per Sandell
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  • Jon Ingersoll
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