(March 1943)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U .S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover colors credit from Greg Theakston, via the GCD Error List (5 April 2008)


The Education of Iron-Fist Gookin (Table of Contents)

The Newsboy Legion / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion: [Tommy Tompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]]; Iron-Fist Gookin
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover colors credit from Greg Theakston, via the GCD Error List (2008-4-5)

The Education of Iron-Fist Gookin (Table of Contents)

The Newsboy Legion / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon (signed); Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve [as Joe Simon] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson [as Ferguson] (signed)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion: [Tommy Tompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]]; Iron-Fist Gookin; Sharpy Pierce (villain); Trigger (villain); Chuck (villain); Silvie (villain)
Synopsis:
Mob boss Sharpy Pierce decides to use Iron-Fist Gookin, a wanna be gang leader, as the leader of his gang to take the heat off of himself. But when the wanna be learns that he is being used, he turns the tables on Sharpy and teaches him what justice is all about!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer Howard Ferguson signed his last name on the book pictured on the splash page.

Stripesy vs. the Star Spangled Kid (Table of Contents)

The Star Spangled Kid / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Sherman
Inks:
Hal Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Star Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]

Granny Get Your Gun (Table of Contents)

Tarantula / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tarantula [John Law]

Myster of the Phony Sneeze (Table of Contents)

Penniless Palmer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Kaye
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pennliness Palmer

Dealer of Doom (Table of Contents)

TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
TNT [Thomas N. Thomas]; Dan [Daniel Dunbar]

Robotman Was Worth His Weight in Gold (Table of Contents)

Robotman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robotman [Robert Crane aka Paul Dennis]; Chuck Grayson

Indexer Notes

Credits via Craig Delich (March, 2005).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Education of Iron-Fist Gookin
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. The Education of Iron-Fist Gookin
    The Newsboy Legion
  3. 2. Stripesy vs. the Star Spangled Kid
    The Star Spangled Kid
  4. 3. Granny Get Your Gun
    Tarantula
  5. 4. Myster of the Phony Sneeze
    Penniless Palmer
  6. 5. Dealer of Doom
    TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite
  7. 6. Robotman Was Worth His Weight in Gold
    Robotman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
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