(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
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)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman; Sandy; Starman (inset)
Reprints:

[Starman Eclipses the Sun] (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; The Moroni Gang = The Sun, The Moon, Comet, Saturn, and Mercury (villains, 1st appearances)
Synopsis:
Starman faces a dire threat from the Moroni Gang, now out-fitted with fantastic weapons and a rocketship, as they take on the personnas of the Sun and some of the orbiting satellites which line up with the names and weapons they have chosen.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer and backgrounds credits added by Craig Delich 2008-2-24.

The Million Dollar Orphan (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hour-Man [Rex Tyler]; Danny McGrew; Thorndyke Tompkins; Joe (villain)
Synopsis:
Rex Tyler visits an orphanage and tries to impress the kids with several scientific experiments, and all are impressed.....that is, except one, who is suddenly kidnapped by thugs. But when the Hourman tries to rescue the young boy, he refuses to be saved and seems to want to have a ransom paid for his safe return!

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-24. Writer credit revised from Ken Fitch? to ? by Craig Delich 2010-2-6.

[The Origin of 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

Three Badmen on a Horse (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 credit verified by Martin O'Hearn.

The Legend of the Silent Bear (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:

Mr. Noah Raids the Town (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]; Mr. Noah [Noah Barton](villain)
Synopsis:
Noah Barton's disturbing dream leads him to discover a way to make himself wealthy, yet avert suspicion from himself and his gang by posing as a modern-day Noah, predicting doom and gloom for mankind.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    The Sandman
  2. 1. [Starman Eclipses the Sun]
    Starman
  3. 2. The Million Dollar Orphan
    The Hourman
  4. 3. [The Origin of Tarsi the Tiger Boy]
    Steve Conrad, Adventurer
  5. 4. Three Badmen on a Horse
    The Shining Knight
  6. 5. The Legend of the Silent Bear
    Manhunter
  7. 6. Mr. Noah Raids the Town
    The Sandman
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Merlin Haas
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  • 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
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