(July 1973)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
DC [circle]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz; E. Nelson Bridwell (assistant editor)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors:
?
Job Number:
S-1503

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
comic books; poverty; reading; slums

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [August 2007]

The Last Moa on Earth! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Cary Bates
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1467

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jon Halaway
Synopsis:
The hunter Jon Halaway shoots the last of the moa birds and is guilt-ridden by this. Eventually he finds a moa egg and returns to Metropolis. The moa hatches and has gained super-powers.
Reprints:

13 Old Men Who Run the World! (Table of Contents)

Atom / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Elliot S! Maggin
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Mike Esposito; Frank Giacoia [as Phil Zupa]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1496

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom; Jean Loring; Han Selzheim; Brad Phillips
Synopsis:
Jean Loring is defending Dr. Selzheim in a case where he is framed by a mafia boss for stealing gold bullion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script and pencils confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The records also confirm Giacoia as inker. Esposito credit given by the indexer.

The Short-Walk-to-Disaster Contract! (Table of Contents)

The Human Target / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Len Wein
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-1529

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Human Target; Luigi; Luigi's cousin Antonio
Synopsis:
Human Target is hired by his servant Luigi to pose as Luigi's cousin Antonio. He is a circus artist and his act has been sabotaged a couple of times.

Indexer Notes

Part 1. Concluded in Action Comics (1938) #426. Credits for script and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007). Schwartz's records also credit the pencils to Giordano but Neal Adams' checklist (http://www.nealadams.com/comicchecklist.html) credits the pencils to Adams.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Last Moa on Earth!
    Superman
  3. 2. 13 Old Men Who Run the World!
    Atom
  4. 3. The Short-Walk-to-Disaster Contract!
    The Human Target
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  • Kyle Weber
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