(January 1943)

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 (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Design For Doom (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
missiles; pyramids; Sphinx

Indexer Notes

Art id by Craig Delich. Action Archives gives the cover artist as "unknown".

Design for Doom (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
John Sikela (signed)[as Joe Shuster]
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Emil Loring (Intro)
Synopsis:
An insane architect tries to destroy some of America's greatest historical structures so that they might not overshadow his creation of what he believes to be the world's tallest building.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

Robert L. Golay (Table of Contents)

Supermen of the U.S. Army / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young?
Inks:
Cliff Young?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Robert L. Golay

none (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

Melody of Menace (Table of Contents)

The Vigilante / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]

none (Table of Contents)

Clancy the Cop / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancy

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

War Hawks of Greenland (Table of Contents)

Three Aces / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Three Aces [Fog Fortune; Gunner Bill; Whistler Will]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

The Man the Whole World Feared (Table of Contents)

Americommandos / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Americommando [Tex Thomson]; Fatman [Bob Daley]

Indexer Notes

Writer per Jerry Bails via Craig Delich 5/05. Last appearance of Fatman.

The Traitor (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Hilton (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Game for Life (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edwin Smalle?
Inks:
Edwin Smalle?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / filler / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Pete

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

none (Table of Contents)

Silly Willy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Silly Willy

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

The Case of the Phony Funny Man (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Design For Doom
    Superman
  2. 1. Design for Doom
    Superman
  3. 2. Robert L. Golay
    Supermen of the U.S. Army
  4. 3. none
    Laffs
  5. 4. Melody of Menace
    The Vigilante
  6. 5. none
    Clancy the Cop
  7. 6. War Hawks of Greenland
    Three Aces
  8. 7. The Man the Whole World Feared
    Americommandos
  9. 8. The Traitor
  10. 9. The Game for Life
    Congo Bill
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Private Pete
  12. 11. none
    Silly Willy
  13. 12. The Case of the Phony Funny Man
    Zatara
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