(June 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 the Newsboy Legion in another high-speed adventure with the Guardian!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Kirby [as Kirby] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Kirby [as Simon] (signed)
Colors:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

Cover inks and colors credits from Greg Theakston, via the GCD Error List (2008-4-5). The original indexer credited the inks to Joe Simon.

The Rookie Takes the Rap! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion [Tommy Tompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]]; "Sure Thing" Kelly; Dippy the Pickpocket; Inspector Bevins
Synopsis:
"Sure Thing" Kelly has Jim Harper framed for bribery to get him to stop raiding his illegal gambling ring. The Guardian and the Newsboys must uncover proof to clear Jim Harper's name.
Reprints:

Crime by the Chapter (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Hal Sherman
Inks:
Hal Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; The Needle (villain); Dr. Weerd (villain); Moonglow (villain)

Storm Over Souciyan (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Tarantula [John Law]

Case of the Warbling Worm (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
R. L. Ross ?
Pencils:
R. L. Ross
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 stories in 1942.

Mystery of the Mother Goose Mob (Table of Contents)

TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
TNT [Thomas N. Thomas]; Dan [Daniel Dunbar]; the Mother Goose Mob (villains)

The Vanishing Millions (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis]; Chuck Grayson; the Human Magnet (villain)
Synopsis:
Robotman must battle a nefarious gang whose leader has developed a portable mechanism that generates large amounts of magnetism, allowing them to be able to steal their loot in a near invisible fashion.

Indexer Notes

Credits via Craig Delich, inker identification by Bob Hughes (March, 2005).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Featuring the Newsboy Legion in another high-speed adventure with the Guardian!"]
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. The Rookie Takes the Rap!
    The Newsboy Legion
  3. 2. Crime by the Chapter
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  4. 3. Storm Over Souciyan
    The Tarantula
  5. 4. Case of the Warbling Worm
    Penniless Palmer
  6. 5. Mystery of the Mother Goose Mob
    TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite
  7. 6. The Vanishing Millions
    Robotman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Steve Jenner
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Mark Gordon