(January 1942)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Superman 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:
artillery; Nazis; Wehrmacht

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Fred Ray.

[The Caveman Criminal] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Dr. Kemper (death); The Dawn Man (introduction, death); Professor Steffens (villain); Duke Brady (villain); Pugsy (villain, death)
Synopsis:
A scientist revives a prehestoric man he had discovered in Alaska and attempts to frame him for murder.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ed Dobrotka not credited in The Archives volume, Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-6-08.

Galloping Gold (Table of Contents)

The Vigilante / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.] (signed)
Inks:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; The Shade (villain)

Indexer Notes

Two-page splash.

[The Diamond Mines] (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 9-6-08.

[The Circus Saboteurs] (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]; Fatman [Bob Daley]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Curios / filler / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-6-08.

Reprisal (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Edgar Weston (signed)
Pencils:
Cliff Young (spot illo)
Inks:
Cliff Young (spot illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Vanishing Airplanes] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill

Indexer Notes

Possible Fred Ray script credit removed by Craig Delich.

[Theft by Rocket] (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [The Caveman Criminal]
    Superman
  3. 2. Galloping Gold
    The Vigilante
  4. 3. [The Diamond Mines]
    Three Aces
  5. 4. [The Circus Saboteurs]
    Mr. America
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Curios
  7. 6. Reprisal
  8. 7. [The Vanishing Airplanes]
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. [Theft by Rocket]
    Zatara
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