(June 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
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)

Starman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Starman; the Sandman (inset); Dr. Light
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last cover featuring Starman having a circle around his chest star (also in the story).

The Adventure of the Earthquake Terror (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (signed); Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Starman [Ted Knight]; Doris Lee; Woodley Allen; Professor Moro; Captain Vurm (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Starman faces the threat from a madman who has created a long distance shock machine that can emulate earthquakes, thus spreading panic in the United States, destroying vital defenses and preparing the way for a surprise invasion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer and background credits added by Craig Delich 2008-2-10.

[Plots and Counter-Plots on Embassy Row] (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

[Pyramid Sacrifice] (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

The Rich Robbers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Mr. Bannerman; Charles (night watchman); Arthur Richley (villain); Conwealth (villain); Farrendale (villain); Kip (villain)
Synopsis:
The members of a sports club turn criminal and break into the Bannerman Laboratories, knocking out the night watchman, and who steal the supply of Miraclo from Rex Tyler's area. Hourman must try to clean his name for the robbery as well as face one of the men who gains strength from taking one of the Miraclo pills!

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-10.

[The Parking-Ticket Murder] (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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit addded by Craig Delich 2010-1-11.

[The Deadly Love Charm] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cotton Carver; Guest Star: Deela

The Voodoo Sorcerer (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Fay Descaules; Bill Summers; Hector Garnet (death); Witch Doctor; Pete (villain, Bill Summer's valet)
Synopsis:
The murder of a man by a voodoo dancer's leopard tail leads the Sandman into a case full of intrigue wherein the dancer is blamed for the murder, but is actually the fall girl for someone bent on revenge.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Starman
  2. 1. The Adventure of the Earthquake Terror
    Starman
  3. 2. [Plots and Counter-Plots on Embassy Row]
    Federal Men
  4. 3. [Pyramid Sacrifice]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  5. 4. The Rich Robbers
    The Hourman
  6. 5. [The Parking-Ticket Murder]
    Paul Kirk, Manhunter
  7. 6. [The Deadly Love Charm]
    Cotton Carver
  8. 7. The Voodoo Sorcerer
    The Sandman
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