(May 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

none (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesly Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Starman [Ted Knight] (inset)
Reprints:

The Case of the Monstrous Animal-Men (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 11 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]; Doris Lee; Woodley Allen; Ivan Caroff (introduction); The Panther Man [Klaw] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A evil man at the Carl Carey Research Clinic invents an electronic ray that turns the head of a man into a panther...and Starman's into a lion!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story takes place in Gotham City. Letterer and background credits added by Craig Delich 2008-2-24.

Case of the Highbrow Hoods (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Thorndyke; Professor Smythe; Jenkins; Gimpty Gowan (villain); Bugs Manders (villain); Johnny Ray (villain, a fence)
Synopsis:
The Man of the Hour must outwit a pair of clever crooks who manage to steal rarities (like statues or rare books), and replace them with look alikes, which explode one hour later, thus covering up their crime and netting them easy money.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-24. Writer credit verified by Martin O'Hearn. Oddity: on page 6, panel 4, Hourman called Thorndyke "Jimmy". In this story, Thorndyke wears a partial Hourman costume [red cape w/yellow trim, hourglass around neck].

Tarsi, the Tiger Boy (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; Tarsi

The Castle in the Air (Table of Contents)

The Shining Knight / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Lynne Perkins
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.

Scavenger Hunt (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Reprints:

The Man Who Knew All the Answers (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]; Ed Porter (janitor); The Human Calculator [Professor Hiram Gaunt](villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Sandman and Sandy face the threat of a scientist who has invented a machine whose revitalizing vibrations allow a man to develop his unused brain cells, tripling his thinking power!
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    The Sandman
  2. 1. The Case of the Monstrous Animal-Men
    Starman
  3. 2. Case of the Highbrow Hoods
    The Hourman
  4. 3. Tarsi, the Tiger Boy
    Steve Conrad, Adventurer
  5. 4. The Castle in the Air
    The Shining Knight
  6. 5. Scavenger Hunt
    Manhunter
  7. 6. The Man Who Knew All the Answers
    The Sandman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • 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