(April 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

Powerstone (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lex Luthor (1st cover appearance)
Reprints:

Powerstone (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Luthor; Perry White; Lois Lane; Brett Calhoun
Synopsis:
Luthor gains super strength in order to battle Superman in hand-to-hand combat after Brett Calhoun announces that he is going to give away half of his fortune ($3 million) to any man who can prove he is the richest man in Metropolis.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Powerstone (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Story continued in part in Superman #17. Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-6-08.

[The Green Cowled Menace] (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Mort Weisinger
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Scorpion (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Busy Bill the Bill Collector / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Busy Bill

[Go to War] (Table of Contents)

Three Aces / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Three Aces [Fog Fortune; Gunner Bill; Whistler Will]

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gags / filler / 0.5 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.

The Skeletons in Armor (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]; The Queen Bee (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Jerry Bails, via Craig Delich 5/05.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

Indexer Notes

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

V... -- for Vengeance (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime

[The Red Khan] (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; the Red Khan (villain)

Indexer Notes

Possible Fred Ray script credit removed by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 1 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.

[Nargo, the Ruler of Atlantis] (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; Nargo (villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Powerstone
    Superman
  2. 1. Powerstone
    Superman
  3. 2. [The Green Cowled Menace]
    Vigilante
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Busy Bill the Bill Collector
  5. 4. [Go to War]
    Three Aces
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Gags
  7. 6. The Skeletons in Armor
    Mr. America
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Chief Hot Foot
  9. 8. V... -- for Vengeance
  10. 9. [The Red Khan]
    Congo Bill
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Chief Hot Foot
  12. 11. [Nargo, the Ruler of Atlantis]
    Zatara
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