(August 1941)

DC, 1938 Series
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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:
Starman; Starman (inset)
Reprints:

The Mystery of the Undersea 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:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Woodley Allen; Doris Lee; The Light (villain); the League of the Octopus (villains)
Synopsis:
When communications with the S.S. Aurora are interrupted, Starman is called in to investigate, and he comes face-to-face with the dread League of the Octopus......and the man behind them: the Light!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer, background and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 2008-2-15.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Funnies / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Curios / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Clinic of Forgotten Men (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tru-isms / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

A Peach of a Pair (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ad for All-Flash and Mutt & Jeff comics

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Quiz.. / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[Outlaws of the Sahara] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

It's a Fact / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Hear Superman on the Radio! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Black Ray] (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; Dr. Darrk (villain); Butch (villain); Giganto (villain, a robot, death)
Synopsis:
An evil inventor creates a nefarious black ray ring, which is used to rob a jewelry store, fetching the villain cash needed for his work, including a giant robot named Giganto, which Hourman must overcome or die.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-15.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Good Movies and Books / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josette Frank
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Reviews of the movie 'Night Train' and the book 'The Kid from Tompkinsville'

[The House Without Stairs] (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

It's So! / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

All Star Comics No. 6! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

[The Deserted City] (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

Not in the Evidence (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Clem Gordon
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

It's So! / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffies / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

[The Sandman at Sea] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Paul Norris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
N-621

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Elbert Hudson; un-named son of Elbert Hudson
Synopsis:
Sandman not only has to save a young man at sea from foreign agents, but also his scientist-father, who has discovered a way to extract magnesium from the ocean.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Paul Norris per Craig Delich (November, 2004).

At the Top of the Field! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ads for several DC superhero comics
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Starman
  2. 1. The Mystery of the Undersea Terror
    Starman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Funnies
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Curios
  5. 4. The Clinic of Forgotten Men
    Federal Men
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Tru-isms
  7. 6. A Peach of a Pair
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Quiz..
  9. 8. [Outlaws of the Sahara]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    It's a Fact
  11. 10. Hear Superman on the Radio!
    Superman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Facts
  13. 12. [The Black Ray]
    The Hourman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Good Movies and Books
  15. 14. [The House Without Stairs]
    Paul Kirk, Manhunter
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    It's So!
  17. 16. All Star Comics No. 6!
  18. 17. [The Deserted City]
    Cotton Carver
  19. 18. Not in the Evidence
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    It's So!
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Laffies
  22. 21. [The Sandman at Sea]
    The Sandman
  23. 22. At the Top of the Field!
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