(February 1943)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
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

Crime's Comedy King (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Prankster (Villain)
Reprints:
Keywords:
jack-in-the-boxes

Indexer Notes

Story title added by Craig Delich 9-21-08.

Crime's Comedy King (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; The Prankster (villain)
Synopsis:
The Prankster creates an organization called the Appreciation Society as a front for robberies, even claiming that he knows the secret to Superman's invulnerability.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sikela's name on a sign on page 8. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 2008-09-21.

Sgt. Meyer Levin (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Sgt. Meyer Levin

["No Fishing"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

Indexer Notes

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

The Feud of the Rimfire Ridge (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry

Indexer Notes

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

Veiled Desert Bandits (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; aviation
Characters:
Three Aces [Fog Fortune; Gunner Bill; Whistler Will]

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancy

Indexer Notes

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

[The Little One] (Table of Contents)

Americommandos / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Americommando [Tex Thomson]

Indexer Notes

Writer per Jerry Bails via Craig Delich 5/05.

Naval Engagement (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Tarr (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Galloping Ghosts (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly ?
Inks:
John Daly ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Pedro; Fernando; Burton
Synopsis:
Bill foils the construction of a secret German airbase in Argentina.
Keywords:
airplanes; Argentina; bolas; cattle; disguise; German Luftwaffe; ghosts; horses; Wehrmacht; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Gags / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags. Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

Treasure Trove (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Crime's Comedy King
    Superman
  2. 1. Crime's Comedy King
    Superman
  3. 2. Sgt. Meyer Levin
    Supermen of the U.S. Army
  4. 3. ["No Fishing"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  5. 4. The Feud of the Rimfire Ridge
    The Vigilante
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. Veiled Desert Bandits
    Three Aces
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Clancy the Cop
  9. 8. [The Little One]
    Americommandos
  10. 9. Naval Engagement
  11. 10. The Galloping Ghosts
    Congo Bill
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Gags
  13. 12. Treasure Trove
    Zatara
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