(September 1941)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth; Mort Weisinger (assistant editor); Murray Boltinoff (assistant editor)
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:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
tanks

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Fred Ray.

[The Reformation of Nancy Thorgenson] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed))
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Nancy Thorgeson; Morgan Thorgeson; Parello (villain)
Synopsis:
A millionaire agrees to pay $100,000 to charity if Superman helps to straighten out his wayward daughter who spends money as if it were water as various gambling establishments. Only when an emergency arises does the girl see herself in a different vein.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-1-08.

[The Summer Job] (Table of Contents)

Pep Morgan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp [as Geo Papp] (signed)
Inks:
George Papp [as Geo Papp] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pep Morgan

[The Death of Avilla] (Table of Contents)

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]; Bonnie; V: Captain Don De Avilla

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Pete

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-1-08.

[In the Bering Straits] (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 9-1-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Middy the Marine / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Middy

[The Purple Gang] (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:
Mr. America [Tex Thomson]; Bob Daley; The Purple Gang (villains)

Birds of a Feather (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Stowe (signed)
Pencils:
? (spot illos)
Inks:
? (spot illos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Adventure of the Prehistoric Valley! (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Ray [as Fray]
Pencils:
Fred Ray [as F Ray] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Ray [as F Ray] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Joe Kent; Doctor Hanlen; Sheila Hanlen
Synopsis:
Bill discovers a lost valley of prehistoric creatures and rescues a young woman who had been marooned there.
Keywords:
pterodactyls; sauropods; tyrannosaurids

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Fred Ray? to ? by Craig Delich 9-1-08. Craig later stated that stories signed by Fred are written by him.

Preview of Star Spangled Kid (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Star-Spangled Kid / promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

[The Duped Daughter] (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [The Reformation of Nancy Thorgenson]
    Superman
  3. 2. [The Summer Job]
    Pep Morgan
  4. 3. [The Death of Avilla]
    Black Pirate
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Private Pete
  6. 5. [In the Bering Straits]
    Three Aces
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Middy the Marine
  8. 7. [The Purple Gang]
    Mr. America
  9. 8. Birds of a Feather
  10. 9. The Adventure of the Prehistoric Valley!
    Congo Bill
  11. 10. Preview of Star Spangled Kid
    Star-Spangled Kid
  12. 11. [The Duped Daughter]
    Zatara
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