(May 1942)

DC, 1941 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.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Featuring another action-packed adventure of the Newsboy Legion with the Guardian"] (Table of Contents)

The Newsboy Legion / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion: Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]; Tommy Thompkins
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover colors credits from Greg Theakston, via the GCD Error List (2008-4-5).

Last Mile Alley (Table of Contents)

The Newsboy Legion / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion: Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]; Tommy Thompkins; Black Leo Lucas; Frisco; River Rats [Larry] (villains, gang); The Big Boss (villain); Trigger (villain)
Synopsis:
The Newsboys decide to peddle their papers in some of the worst sections of Suicide Slum, leading to three of them being captured by crooks working for the Big Boss. The Guardian has to rescue them, with the help of Big Words, the only Newsboy to not be captured.
Reprints:

King Midas (Table of Contents)

The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Hal Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; King Midas (villain)

["We Want a Touchdown"] (Table of Contents)

"Super" Duper / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
(signed) [as J. Don]
Inks:
(signed) [as J. Don]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Comic story advertisement

Trio of Terror (Table of Contents)

Tarantula / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils:
Harold Sharp (signed)
Inks:
Harold Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Tarantula [John Law]

["R-O-U-G-H is "ruff!" but"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Doolittle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole (signed) [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole (signed) [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole (signed) [as Alger]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Case of the Howling Hamburger] (Table of Contents)

Penniless Palmer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
R. L. Ross ?
Pencils:
R. L. Ross (signed)
Inks:
R. L. Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Penniless Palmer

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from R. L. Ross to R. L. Ross? by Craig Delich 2010-3-6. The Who's Who states that Ross MAY have written some stories in 1942.

Case of the Poison Parrot (Table of Contents)

TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Paul Norris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
TNT [Thomas N. Thomas]; Dan [Daniel Dunbar]

Chip Off the Old Block (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Hilton (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Horror Hospital (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Leo Nowak
Inks:
Paul Cassidy ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis]; Chuck Grayson; Joan Carter

Indexer Notes

Credits via Craig Delich (March, 2005).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Featuring another action-packed adventure of the Newsboy Legion with the Guardian"]
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. Last Mile Alley
    The Newsboy Legion
  3. 2. King Midas
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  4. 3. ["We Want a Touchdown"]
    "Super" Duper
  5. 4. Trio of Terror
    Tarantula
  6. 5. ["R-O-U-G-H is "ruff!" but"]
    Professor Doolittle
  7. 6. [Case of the Howling Hamburger]
    Penniless Palmer
  8. 7. Case of the Poison Parrot
    TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite
  9. 8. Chip Off the Old Block
  10. 9. Horror Hospital
    Robotman
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