(October 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); Murray Boltinoff (assistant)
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)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
flamethrowers; Wehrmacht

The Man Who Put Out the Sun (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Sgt. Casey; The Night Owl (villain, introduction); Kelly (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman must battle a renegade scientist who has mastered the ability to control darkness in order to subject Metrolpolis to a crime wave.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Bob Hughes. Note and synopsis added by Craig Delich.

The last panel of the story promotes the story, "Superman, Matinee Idol," found in the pages of Superman #19 on sale September 4th.

He Blasted Tokyo (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Blackout Blues (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; The Rainbow Man (villain)

Wings Over the Pacific (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 9-15-08.

Americommando and the Cinema Saboteur (Table of Contents)

Americommandos / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Americommando [Tex Thomson]; Fatman [Bob Daley]

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Jerry Bails via Craig Delich.

A Simple Job (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Pete

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-15-08.

The Man Who Played King (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)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancey

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-15-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Careful Chester / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chester

Crooks -- Handle with Care (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man Who Put Out the Sun
    Superman
  3. 2. He Blasted Tokyo
    Supermen of the U.S. Army
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. The Blackout Blues
    Vigilante
  6. 5. Wings Over the Pacific
    Three Aces
  7. 6. Americommando and the Cinema Saboteur
    Americommandos
  8. 7. A Simple Job
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Private Pete
  10. 9. The Man Who Played King
    Congo Bill
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Clancy the Cop
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Careful Chester
  13. 12. Crooks -- Handle with Care
    Zatara
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