(October 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

Issue Notes

Cover colors credit from Greg Theakston, via the GCD Error List (5 April 2008)


Kill Dat Story! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
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: Tommy Tompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]
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Indexer Notes

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

The Scoop of Suicide Slums! (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 Tompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]]; Franklin D. Clark (villain, publisher of "The Observer"); Windy Wicks (villain); Slim Slavin (villain); Butch Benson (villain); Big Al Fenner (villain)
Synopsis:
The boys get a loan from Officer Harper to start publishing their own local newspaper, and Harper suggests they run a contest called "Cops and Robbers", with photos of known criminals on the lam, and offering a $1000 reward to citizens who can finger the criminals' whereabouts.
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The Man Who Could Make Dreams Come True (Table of Contents)

The Star Spangled Kid / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Sherman
Inks:
Hal Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]

The Skirmish of the Spider and the Fly (Table of Contents)

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]; Solomon Grundy (villain)

Case of the Smiling Statue (Table of Contents)

Penniless Palmer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
R. L. Ross ?
Pencils:
R. L. Ross
Inks:
R. L. Ross
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Penniless Palmer

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from R. L. Ross to R. L. Ross? by Craig Delich 2010-3-6. The Who's Who states that Ross MAY have written some stories for this strip in 1942.

The Perilous Passage (Table of Contents)

TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

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

[Menace of the Blaster] (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis]; Chuck Grayson; Adolf Hitler (villain, cameo); The Blaster (villain, death); Slug (villain, death); Louie (villain); Fitz (villain)
Synopsis:
Robotman has a real task on his hands in trying to keep 5th Columnists from blowing up the vital Bower Dam.

Indexer Notes

Art identification based on correspondence between Whitney Ellsworth and Jerry Siegel in 1942.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Kill Dat Story!
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. The Scoop of Suicide Slums!
    The Newsboy Legion
  3. 2. The Man Who Could Make Dreams Come True
    The Star Spangled Kid
  4. 3. The Skirmish of the Spider and the Fly
    Tarantula
  5. 4. Case of the Smiling Statue
    Penniless Palmer
  6. 5. The Perilous Passage
    TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite
  7. 6. [Menace of the Blaster]
    Robotman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Mark Gordon