(November 1942)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
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)


The Meanest Man on Earth (Table of Contents)

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

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

The Meanest Man on Earth (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]]; Mrs. Morey (widow); Dr. Hart; Alan Martin (architect); Dan Logan (former prizefighter); Wilbur Whilling (villain); J. Willswiper Hawk (villain, attorney)
Synopsis:
The Legion is approached by a man who gets the people of Suicide Slum to pool their finances to build decent living accomodations for the residents, not realizing the man is a criminal intent on stealing the money invested and leaving the boys to hold the bag.
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Sylvester Acts His Age (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]; Stripsey [Pat Dugan]

Case of the Killer Chairs (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]

Case of the Crazy Clock (Table of Contents)

Penniless Palmer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Penniless Palmer

The Little Man Who Wanted to Be Brave (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]

Murder Movie (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Leo Nowak; Shuster Shop
Inks:
Leo Nowak; Shuster Shop
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis]; Chuck Grayson
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Meanest Man on Earth
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. The Meanest Man on Earth
    The Newsboy Legion
  3. 2. Sylvester Acts His Age
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  4. 3. Case of the Killer Chairs
    Tarantula
  5. 4. Case of the Crazy Clock
    Penniless Palmer
  6. 5. The Little Man Who Wanted to Be Brave
    TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite
  7. 6. Murder Movie
    Robotman
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