(December 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman; Sandy; Starman (inset)
Reprints:

A Drama in Dreams (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]; Mr. Bright; Mr. Stark; Actor (villain); Mopey (villain)
Synopsis:
Threatening to kill Sandy, Wesley Dodds is kidnapped and forced to sign papers turning over the rights to his gold mine stock and fortune.
Reprints:

Starman's Lucky Star (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Woodley Allen; Doris Lee; Professor Leland Brown; Ray Talbot; Mr. Cord; Rufus Cord; Hunch Haggard (villain); Muggsy (villain); un-named astrologer (villain)
Synopsis:
A blind young astronomer is mistakenly kidnapped and held for ransom, but when Starman arrives on the scene to round up the felons, a stray bullet brings sight back to the lad.
Reprints:

The Enigma of the Nonagenarian Natator (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 Adventure of the Queen's Jades (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]

The Case of the Crying Cat (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]

Time Out For Hitler (Table of Contents)

Hourman and Thorndyke / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Bester
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Thorndyke Tompkins; Mr. Bannerman; Baron Glantz (villain); Hans (villain); Adolf (villain)
Synopsis:
Hourman has exactly one hour to stop a group of Nazis from retrieving secret orders that have accidently been dropped by airplane into Central Park Lake.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Ken Fitch ? to ? and letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-2-22. New writer credit of Bester by Martin O'Hearn. In the story, Thorndyke wears a partial Hourman costume with red cape having yellow trim and an hourglass about his neck. The last panel of the story is a plug for the Americommando strip in Action Comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. A Drama in Dreams
    The Sandman
  3. 2. Starman's Lucky Star
    Starman
  4. 3. The Enigma of the Nonagenarian Natator
    Genius Jones
  5. 4. The Adventure of the Queen's Jades
    The Shining Knight
  6. 5. The Case of the Crying Cat
    Manhunter
  7. 6. Time Out For Hitler
    Hourman and Thorndyke
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • 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
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