(October 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
Reprints:

The Menace of the Invisible Raiders! (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Bester
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (signed); Ray Burnley [backgrounds]
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Doris Lee; Woodley Allen; The Mist (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Starman is mystified when he discovers crooks who are invisible in ordinary light, but soon learns of the man behind it: a man who is bitter at the government for rejecting his inviso-solution!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn. Background & letterer credits added by Craig Delich 2008-2-21.

[The Sky Pirates] (Table of Contents)

The 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]

Indexer Notes

Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.

[Reform School Racket] (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]; Willie Jones; un-named State Governor; Mr. Meade (villain); Big Red (villain)
Synopsis:
Rex Tyler, while delivering chemicals to the Meade Crop Dusters, discovers that boys from the State Reform School are being send to the company to learn trades. However, Hourman discovers that the boys are being made to fly the crop dusting planes themselves, some dying in fatal crashes.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-21.

[Strange Secret of Greed] (Table of Contents)

Steve Conrad, Adventurer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young
Inks:
Cliff Young
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Conrad

[The Proving-Ground Spies] (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

[The Ten-Dollar Masterpiece] (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 added by Craig Delich 2010-1-17.

The Secret of the Man in Miniature (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]; District Attorney Belmont; Dian Belmont; Mr. Hartford; Professor Doombie (villain)
Synopsis:
An evil professor succeeds in creating Serum One, a formula that compresses the atoms of the body, reducing it in size, and he uses that ability to not only carry out crime after crime, but to shrink the Sandman in the process so that he cannot interfer!

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Paul Norris per Craig Delich (November, 2004). Last story w/gas mask costume. Oddity: the splash page dialogue spell's the professor's name as "Doobie".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    Starman
  2. 1. The Menace of the Invisible Raiders!
    Starman
  3. 2. [The Sky Pirates]
    The Shining Knight
  4. 3. [Reform School Racket]
    The Hourman
  5. 4. [Strange Secret of Greed]
    Steve Conrad, Adventurer
  6. 5. [The Proving-Ground Spies]
    Federal Men
  7. 6. [The Ten-Dollar Masterpiece]
    Paul Kirk, Manhunter
  8. 7. The Secret of the Man in Miniature
    The Sandman
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  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
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  • Jon Ingersoll
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