(March 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:
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 Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman; the Sandman (inset)

[The Plot Against the Minute-Men] (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]; Guest Stars: Jimmy Martin; Thorndyke; the Minute Men of America; un-named Police Commissioner; Ratty Malone (villain, introduction); Puggsy (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Hourman has his hands full when the criminal element in the city decides to strike back at the good work of the Minute Men of America, by recruiting other boys in the city, having them commit vandalism of various kinds, then blaming it on the Minute Men.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-23. Writer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-1-10 and verified by Martin O'Hearn 2010-1-5.

[The Taxicab Murder Plot] (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; Archer and his gang (villains, introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[Lishak the Gladiator] (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; Lishak (villain); General Kosta (villain)

The Coach of Death (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Carson; Tim Walton (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Chad Grothkopf? to ? by Craig Delich 2010-1-10. The Who's Who states Chad only drew this strip.

Tyranny In Barlunda (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: Deela; King Marl; Kargon (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Jerry Bails, entered by Craig Delich 2010-1-10.

none (Table of Contents)

Mom 'n' Pop / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mom; Pop; Orville (introduction for all)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

[It Takes a Thief] (Table of Contents)

Paul Kirk, Manhunter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Paul Kirk; Jim T. (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-23.

[Castle of Mystery] (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; Don Rodrigo De Estebandos (villain, introduction)

Food For Home (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Shute (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Mystery At Malay Mac's] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Malay Mac (villain), introduction); Tusker McGinn (villain, introduction); Sally (villain, introduction, Dian Belmont's double)
Synopsis:
Sandman investigates a mysterious break-in and attempted safe cracking at Malay Mac's by a double for Dian Belmont, leading him to discover an elaborate plot to kidnap the real Diane and replace her with her double.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-23.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    The Sandman
  2. 1. [The Plot Against the Minute-Men]
    The Hourman
  3. 2. [The Taxicab Murder Plot]
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. [Lishak the Gladiator]
    Mark Lansing
  5. 4. The Coach of Death
    Federal Men
  6. 5. Tyranny In Barlunda
    Cotton Carver
  7. 6. none
    Mom 'n' Pop
  8. 7. [It Takes a Thief]
    Paul Kirk, Manhunter
  9. 8. [Castle of Mystery]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  10. 9. Food For Home
  11. 10. [Mystery At Malay Mac's]
    The Sandman
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
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  • Jon Ingersoll
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