(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
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

Cobras of the Deep (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter; Starman (inset)
Reprints:

The Tune of Terrific Toby (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Bester
Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Starman [Ted Knight]; Terrific Toby [Toby Weems]; the Soup-Gang [Nick Armstrong, Muley, Joey](villains)
Synopsis:
When Toby Weems stages a phony rescue of his office staff from a so-called bomb, he becomes a hero, which has some advantages with scaring underworld hoods. But his ego begins bothering him, so he seeks out Starman to help make him a real hero!
Reprints:

The Stroke of Doom (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; Hans (bell maker, death); Gun Gunther (villain); Prof. Pitts (villain); Piper (villain)
Synopsis:
Hourman must battle the murderous plan of a criminal combine that uses the destructive tone of a specially constructed large bell.....sounds which cause death, destruction and madness for miles while the perpetrators are protected from the pulsations by vibro-mitters.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit changed from ? to Bernard Baily? by Craig Delich 2009-12-9. Writer credit revised from Ken Fitch? to ? by Craig Delich 2010-2-12. Thorndyke wears a partial Hourman costume in this story (red cape w/yellow trim and Hourglass).

The Case of the Love-Sick Submarine (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

The Mystery of the Shining Knight's Rival (Table of Contents)

The Shining Knight / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

Battles the Cobras of the Deep (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:

Footprints in the Sands of Time (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]; The Curio Man (villain); Ruffy (villain)
Synopsis:
Sandman and Sandy track down the whereabouts of an hourglass, made in the days of the Greek Emperor, Michael Commenus [sic], onto which is engraved the lost formula for making water burn.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Cobras of the Deep
    Manhunter
  2. 1. The Tune of Terrific Toby
    Starman
  3. 2. The Stroke of Doom
    Hourman and Thorndyke
  4. 3. The Case of the Love-Sick Submarine
    Genius Jones
  5. 4. The Mystery of the Shining Knight's Rival
    The Shining Knight
  6. 5. Battles the Cobras of the Deep
    Manhunter
  7. 6. Footprints in the Sands of Time
    The Sandman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • 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