(December 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)


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

Playmates of Peril! (Table of Contents)

The Newsboy Legion / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon (signed); Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve [as 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. Slattery; Tony (grocer); Sergeant Mulroony; Sparky (Suicide Slum gang member); Butch Baxter (villain)
Synopsis:
Hearing that the Baxter gang is going to commit a big crime, the Guardian steps in to bust that up......at least for a little. However, when a policeman notes the absence of Jim Harper from his beat and Harper is warned by the Captain not to do so again, else he'll be fired, the gang decides to commit to heist anyway, knowing that Harper is being constantly watched by a Sergeant.
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The Log of the Lucky Lode (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]

Tarantula Turns Thief (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]

The College of Crime (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 Haunted Hams (Table of Contents)

Penniless Palmer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Penniless Palmer

The Trial of Robotman (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 Dennia]; Chuck Grayson; Jeff (Robotman's lawyer); Joan (Robert Crane's girlfriend); Sam Slugg (villain, shyster lawyer); Brutus Bane (villain)
Synopsis:
A crooked lawyer figures out a way of legally putting Robotman out of the picture so that he can have the smartest crooks in the world working for him. To win the case, the Man of Metal must prove to the court that he is really a human being.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Playmates of Peril!
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. Playmates of Peril!
    The Newsboy Legion
  3. 2. The Log of the Lucky Lode
    TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite
  4. 3. Tarantula Turns Thief
    Tarantula
  5. 4. The College of Crime
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  6. 5. Case of the Haunted Hams
    Penniless Palmer
  7. 6. The Trial of Robotman
    Robotman
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