(February 1941)

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:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles

[The Lumber Millionaire's Will] (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]; Perry White (1st appearance in Action); Lois Lane; Ken Hall (death); Francois Bernier (villain, death); Brett Hall (villain, death); Cliff (villain, death)
Synopsis:
When the profits from a huge lumber mill operations, which normally go to under-privileged children, start disappearing, it becomes a job for the Man of Steel!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman has a blue "S" on cape. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-24-08.

[The Gas Rifle] (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

[The Capture of the Queen of the Seas] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

[The Treasure of Kublai Khan] (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 8-24-08.

none (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[The Origin of Mr. America] (Table of Contents)

Mr. America / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mister America [Tex Thomson] (1st as Mr. America, origin)

Indexer Notes

Tex Thomson takes on the costumed identity of Mr. America with this issue, changing the name of the feature. With #54 he will change his heroic name to the Americommando.

Human Chessmen (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

[Mr. Z.] (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; Mr. Z (villain)

Curios and Take My Word (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[The Platinum Idol] (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. [The Lumber Millionaire's Will]
    Superman
  3. 2. [The Gas Rifle]
    Pep Morgan
  4. 3. [The Capture of the Queen of the Seas]
    The Black Pirate
  5. 4. [The Treasure of Kublai Khan]
    Three Aces
  6. 5. none
    Just Like Junior
  7. 6. [The Origin of Mr. America]
    Mr. America
  8. 7. Human Chessmen
  9. 8. [Mr. Z.]
    Clip Carson
  10. 9. Curios and Take My Word
  11. 10. [The Platinum Idol]
    Zatara
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