(July 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
mines

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Fred Ray.

[The Professional Baseball Player] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Stan Doborak (introduction); Mike Caputo (villain); Mabel Dawson (villain)
Synopsis:
Clark and Lois are on the way to Florida to check out the status of the Metropolis baseball club, when they accidently miss the train in a small town. Waiting for the next one, they spy a young man who has great prowess at pitching....a guy who wishes he could play for a professional club. Superman helps that small town boy become a professional baseball player.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ed Dobrotka is not credited in the Archive edition. The "pullman window" joke on page 7 is a direct reference to Jerry Siegel's appearance on Fred Allen's radio program. Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-7-08.

Major Thomas H.J. Trapnell (Table of Contents)

Supermen of the U.S. Army / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young?
Inks:
Cliff Young?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Major H. J. Trapnell

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / 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 9-7-08.

The Man Who Came Back (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton] (signed)
Inks:
Cliff Young
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes 8/06.

The Island Where Time Stood Still (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 9-7-08.

[Blackmail] (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]

Sky Challenge (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Carter (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rollin' Stone / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 9-7-08.

The Man of a Thousand Lives (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

Indexer Notes

Possible Fred Ray script credit removed by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silly Willy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Silly Willy

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-7-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.33 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 9-7-08.

The Case of the Man who Could Not Die (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
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [The Professional Baseball Player]
    Superman
  3. 2. Major Thomas H.J. Trapnell
    Supermen of the U.S. Army
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  5. 4. The Man Who Came Back
    Vigilante
  6. 5. The Island Where Time Stood Still
    Three Aces
  7. 6. [Blackmail]
    Mr. America
  8. 7. Sky Challenge
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Rollin' Stone
  10. 9. The Man of a Thousand Lives
    Congo Bill
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Silly Willy
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Chief Hot Foot
  13. 12. The Case of the Man who Could Not Die
    Zatara
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