(July 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

["Once again the Newsboy Legion and the Guardian battle and smash through another whirlwind action-adventure for your enjoyment!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion [Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]; Tommy Thompkins]; Nick Cappa (villain)
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Indexer Notes

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

Kings for a Day (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion [Tommy Thompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]; Mark Mangle (villain)
Synopsis:
The Newsboy Legion is selected to take over the position of several city officials for a day. Mark Mangle and his mob plan to take advantage of that day to commit several crimes, that the Newsboys stop.
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The Education of East-Side Eggbert (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]; East-Side Eggbert

Four on a Web (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 Petrified Poet (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth ?
Pencils:
Kosti Ruohomaa [as Kosti] (signed)
Inks:
Kosti Ruohomaa [as Kosti] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Penniless Palmer

Indexer Notes

Artist identified by Ilpo Lagerstedt (October, 2006)

Case of the Spendthrift Miser (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Murder Master (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Sam Citron
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis]; Chuck Grayson; Murder Master [Carl Denton](villain)
Synopsis:
Robotman has to discover why his friend and lab assistant, Chuck Grayson, is trying to murder him, and learns that the man behind the plot was an inventor once sent to prison by Paul Dennis for stealing one of his inventions.

Indexer Notes

Credits via Craig Delich, inker identification by Bob Hughes (March, 2005). Penciller identification based on correspondence between Whitney Ellsworth and Jerry Siegel, 1942.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Once again the Newsboy Legion and the Guardian battle and smash through another whirlwind action-adventure for your enjoyment!"]
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. Kings for a Day
    The Newsboy Legion
  3. 2. The Education of East-Side Eggbert
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  4. 3. Four on a Web
    The Tarantula
  5. 4. Case of the Petrified Poet
    Penniless Palmer
  6. 5. Case of the Spendthrift Miser
    TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite
  7. 6. The Murder Master
    Robotman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Mark Gordon