(December 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:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Leo Nowak
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
firing squads

Indexer Notes

Superman has blue "S" on cape. Inks credit changed from Wayne Boring by Bob Hughes.

[In the Grip of Morpheus] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 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; Baron Munsdorf (villain, introduction); Kolb (villain, death); un-named henchman (villain, death); Professor Hunter (villain)
Synopsis:
Lois is taking a vacation to Brentville, but she and Clark are amazed to see the residents fast asleep, victims of a kindly professor's new "gas" invention. But Superman must stop Baron Munsdorf, who wants the plans for that gas, and other inventions of the professor, including the deadly sub-atomic death ray!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-24-08.

[The Unconscious Tip-Off] (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)

Chuckles / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Escape from the Mine] (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]

none (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 8-24-08.

The Hidden City of Death (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.

none (Table of Contents)

Danny Dubb / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Danny Dubb

[The Fake-Accident Racket] (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.

Vengeance Trail (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ivan Dmytryk (signed)
Pencils:
? (spot illos)
Inks:
? (spot illos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Missing Archaeologist] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Clip Carson

none (Table of Contents)

Odd Side of War / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[European War] (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [In the Grip of Morpheus]
    Superman
  3. 2. [The Unconscious Tip-Off]
    Pep Morgan
  4. 3. none
    Chuckles
  5. 4. [Escape from the Mine]
    The Black Pirate
  6. 5. none
    Fantastic Facts
  7. 6. The Hidden City of Death
    Three Aces
  8. 7. none
    Danny Dubb
  9. 8. [The Fake-Accident Racket]
    Tex Thomson
  10. 9. Vengeance Trail
  11. 10. [The Missing Archaeologist]
    Clip Carson
  12. 11. none
    Odd Side of War
  13. 12. [European War]
    Zatara
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