(March 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
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

[no title indexed] (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:

Case of the Magic Bloodstone (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; Archibald Dalton; Smithers (death); Laura Dalton; Arab Avenger [Frisby](villain, introduction, Dalton's butler); Dervishes of Death (villains, introduction)
Synopsis:
Starman becomes involved in a case involving the mysterious deaths of several members of an expedition in the Arabian Desert who had taken an accursed bloodstone from an ancient temple.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer and background credits added by Craig Delich 2008-2-24.

The Adventure of the Stolen Armor (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

[The Bullet-Proof Tigers] (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

[Dr. Glisten] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hour-Man [Rex Tyler]; Captain Frank Preston; Janet Kirby; Mr. Bannerman; Dr. Glisten (villain, introduction); Wayne Carson (villain)
Synopsis:
When a U.S. submarine officer is kidnapped, the Hourman discovers it's all due to the evil Dr. Glisten, who uses a strange glow to hypnotize his victims, then uses them to operate private submarines to plunder shipping and blame it on enemy submarines.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-24. Writer credit verified by Martin O'Hearn.

[The Fish-Men] (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 2008-2-24.

The Riddle of the Slave Market (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Nick Firelli; Pete Bragg (villain)
Synopsis:
Sandman finds himself just another slave being offered to the highest bidder after trying to investigate claims that a modern slave market has been put into operation by a Pete Bragg.
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Indexer Notes

First Simon and Kirby story. Sandy's last name changed to Hawkins from McGann.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Starman
  2. 1. Case of the Magic Bloodstone
    Starman
  3. 2. The Adventure of the Stolen Armor
    The Shining Knight
  4. 3. [The Bullet-Proof Tigers]
    Steve Conrad, Adventurer
  5. 4. [Dr. Glisten]
    The Hourman
  6. 5. [The Fish-Men]
    Paul Kirk, Manhunter
  7. 6. The Riddle of the Slave Market
    The Sandman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner