(February 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
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)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Genius Jones inset artwork by Stan Kaye.

The Lady and the Champ (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]; Jimmy Maddox; Valerie Lee; Candy Kid Kohler (villain); Topper (villain); Muggsey (villain); Tiger Toliver; Sledgehammer Slattery; Tornado Tomkins
Synopsis:
Fighter Jimmy Maddox's fight manager decides to double cross his boxer when he meets the champ in the ring, but the Sandman's advice to Maddox's sweetheart saves the day.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Final 2/3 page is a Boy Commandos ad in story form that portrays Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Hideki Tojo reading a copy of Detective Comics, and Hitler deciding to order a year's subscription.

Wish Upon a Star! (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Doris Lee; Red; Whitey Walsh; Freckles; Charley French; Fred Martini; Rooley Royce (villain)
Synopsis:
Against all odds, Starman helps make the wishes of three young boys at the Perry Preparatory School come true.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

French's first name is spelled both as Charley and Charlie in the story.

Checkmate to Chivalry (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 Haunted Opera (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

Justice Was Taken For a Joy Ride (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]

The Riddles in Rhyme (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Al Bester
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; Thorndyke Thompkins; The Jingle Mob (villains)
Synopsis:
Crooks pattern their crimes after an old nursery rhyme, planning to use the resulting publicity to convince the underworld that they can commit a crime any time, any place, thus giving them more business than before.

Indexer Notes

Writer revision 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 (red cape with yellow trim and hourglass about neck).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. The Lady and the Champ
    The Sandman
  3. 2. Wish Upon a Star!
    Starman
  4. 3. Checkmate to Chivalry
    The Shining Knight
  5. 4. The Case of the Haunted Opera
    Genius Jones
  6. 5. Justice Was Taken For a Joy Ride
    Manhunter
  7. 6. The Riddles in Rhyme
    Hourman and Thorndyke
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • 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
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner