(September 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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman
Reprints:

The Case of the Camera Curse (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]; Woodley Allen; Doris Lee; Police Captain Ryan; Cuthbert Cain (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Starman must face a man who uses a forbidden voodoo formula, combined with the properties of photo-electric cells, to capture the souls of men and control the will of anyone whose image he captures in his camera!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Background and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 2008-2-15.

The Shining Knight (Table of Contents)

Shining Knight / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Lynne Perkins
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin](1st appearance and origin)

Indexer Notes

Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.

[Counterfeit Coal] (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]; Jimmy Martin; Thorndyke; Minute Men of America; Councilman Drew; Big Benny (villain); un-named town Mayor (villain)
Synopsis:
Hourman and the Minute Men of America must deal with ruthless racketeers in a crime-ridden town who are extorting the poor.

Indexer Notes

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

[Trouble in Tibet] (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 Girl Behind the Wall] (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

[Danger from Train to Plane] (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

[The Comet-Ray] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Paul Norris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Edgar Edley (villain)
Synopsis:
As Dian is returning home, her train is suddenly derailed and drawn toward a weird ball-tank object, whose comet-ray is violently drawing all the gold aboard the train to it. When Sandman investigates, he finds the scientist behind it, and learns that this object draws its amazing power from the the tail of a comet, power which also enables the mad scientist to become young again!

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Starman
  2. 1. The Case of the Camera Curse
    Starman
  3. 2. The Shining Knight
    Shining Knight
  4. 3. [Counterfeit Coal]
    The Hourman
  5. 4. [Trouble in Tibet]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  6. 5. [The Girl Behind the Wall]
    Federal Men
  7. 6. [Danger from Train to Plane]
    Paul Kirk, Manhunter
  8. 7. [The Comet-Ray]
    The Sandman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
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  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
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  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
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