(February 1941)

DC, 1940 Series
 
Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68 ?
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1940-11-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth?
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Velox black & white cover; newsprint interior; black & white interior?; hand stapled; hand trimmed; ashcan

Issue Notes

Ashcan created to secure copyright for the title. Copyright 1940 by Detective Comics, Inc. on cover. Interior is believed to contain the partial contents of Action Comics #24 or 25 (1948 series) and Batman #1 (1940 series).

Date and On Sale Date information was obtained from the annual lists of copyright records, some of which have been scanned into Google Books. The submitted "publication" date was Nov 22, 1940. The information for this book AND for the "real" World's Best Comics #1 (Spring 1941, published Feb 7) appears together on one page as follows:

"World's Best Comics © Detective Comics, inc. 10585
1941, no. 1, Feb. © Nov. 22, 1940; B 477620.

World's Best Comics © World's Best Comics co.
1941, no. 1, © Feb. 7; B 488508 10586.

10585 and 10586 are the entry numbers, on page 132, within book, "The Library of Congress Copyright Office Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2 Periodicals, 1941. New series, Volume 36 No. 1"" (per Pat Conolly, 6 Jan 2011).


[Untitled] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles; bondage
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Untitled]
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Pat Conolly
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas