(July 1943)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual 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:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints:
Keywords:
Japanese fighter planes; jungle; tanks; U.S. Army

There'll Always Be a Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Captain Storme; Captain Zeb Storme; The Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
In the year 2143, Captain Storme recounts for his grandchildren what it was like in 1943, when the Nazis and other criminals ran rampant and the likes of Superman put a halt to their evil, greedy plans for loot and murder.
Reprints:

The Crime Carnival! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Stuff [Jimmy Leung]; GUEST: Mayor McGlurk; VILLAIN: Mr. Mungo

The Loyal Traitor! (Table of Contents)

Three Aces / comic story / 5 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

Story cut and pasted from longer art (probably 6 pages). Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-23-08.

The Blitz Barge! (Table of Contents)

Americommando / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Americommando [Tex Thomson]; GUEST: Peter Populis; VILLAINS: Dr. Ito; Dr. Atescu (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Jerry Bails via Craig Delich 6/05.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

[check location] Writer credit added by Craig Delich 9-23-08.

Island of Peril! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edwin Smalle
Inks:
Edwin Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; GUEST: Dave Jenkins (introduction); VILLAINS: Japanese navy
Synopsis:
On a remote Arctic island, Congo Bill must battle a troop of Japanese troops seeking to fortify a stronghold close to the U.S. mainland.

Murder in the Dark (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Holmes (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

The Money Buyer! (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara; VILLAIN: Mark Golden
Synopsis:
Through a wealthy friend, Zatara hears of a man paying outrageous sums for petty change. Upon investigation, he finds that the change is the key to unlocking a millionaire's safe.

Indexer Notes

Story cut and pasted from longer art (probably 9 pages).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. There'll Always Be a Superman!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Crime Carnival!
    The Vigilante
  4. 3. The Loyal Traitor!
    Three Aces
  5. 4. The Blitz Barge!
    Americommando
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Laffs
  7. 6. Island of Peril!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. Murder in the Dark
  9. 8. The Money Buyer!
    Zatara
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