(August 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Finder's Keepers (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Jack Burnley (signed)
Inks:
Jack Burnley (signed)
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Doris Lee; Woodley Allen; Honey Jenkins; the Mist (villain)
Synopsis:
The Mist engages in a campaign using valuable items that people find on the street to hypnotize the finder, and later perpetrating thefts from those individuals.
Reprints:

The Case of the Hi-Jacked Hep-Cats (Table of Contents)

Hourman and Thorndyke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Thorndyke Tompkins; Minutemen of America [Red; one unnamed]; Hambone Hoskins (villain); Looey (villain)
Synopsis:
When some thugs steal the Minute Men's musical instruments and replaces them with new examples, the Hourman investigates and discovers that the stolen clarinet plays several notes that opens a mystery safe left behind by a millionaire.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit changed from Bernard Baily? to Baily by Craig Delich 2010-2-6. Writer credit revised from Ken Fitch? to ? by Craig Delich 2010-2-6. Note: Thorndyke wears a partial Hourman costume in this story (cape and hourglass).

The Case of the Off-Key Crooner (Table of Contents)

Genius Jones / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Bester
Pencils:
Stan Kaye
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones (introduction, origin)

The Horseless Cowboy (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 Stone of Vengeance (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:

Dreams of Doom (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Monroe Alvin; Torchy Grogan (villain); Bugs Baron (villain); Doctor Hoak (villain)
Synopsis:
One of America's richest men is afraid of the dark and turns to the Sandman to solve his problem and hopefully end his horrific nightmares. But the man's personal psychiatrist has different ideas.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. Finder's Keepers
    Starman
  3. 2. The Case of the Hi-Jacked Hep-Cats
    Hourman and Thorndyke
  4. 3. The Case of the Off-Key Crooner
    Genius Jones
  5. 4. The Horseless Cowboy
    The Shining Knight
  6. 5. The Stone of Vengeance
    Manhunter
  7. 6. Dreams of Doom
    The Sandman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • 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