(April 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); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U .S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["The Newboy Legion smashes through a surprise feature that you'll never forget!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
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]]; the Nazis
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Indexer Notes

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

The Fuehrer of Suicide Slum (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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion: [Tommy Tompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]]; Mrs. Bloom; Gas-House (villain, young Bund member); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
While Scrapper calmly sleeps, the Legion members have a run-in with a young Bund member, who swears to get even. The next thing Scrapper knows, he is awoken by a group of Nazis and he discovers that New York City has been taken over by the Germans, and that the Legion and the Guardian have been sentenced to death!
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Too Fat to Fight (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]

Me, Gangster (Table of Contents)

Tarantula / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Tarantula [John Law]

Case of the Prince of Pennies (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

Power Is Where You Find It (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]

King for a Day (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]

Indexer Notes

Credits supplied by Craig Delich (March, 2005).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The Newboy Legion smashes through a surprise feature that you'll never forget!"]
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. The Fuehrer of Suicide Slum
    The Newsboy Legion
  3. 2. Too Fat to Fight
    The Star Spangled Kid
  4. 3. Me, Gangster
    Tarantula
  5. 4. Case of the Prince of Pennies
    Penniless Palmer
  6. 5. Power Is Where You Find It
    TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite
  7. 6. King for a Day
    Robotman
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