(August-September 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
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)

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

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

I Hated the Sandman (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Silas Pettigrew; Mickey the Mope (villain); Tennessee Tommy (villain)
Synopsis:
Silas Pettigrew hated sleep because he couldn't stay awake, and he hated the Sandman because he was a symbol of sleep. But when Silas is falsely accused of murdering a Policeman, the Sandman steps into the picture, and, with the accidental help of Pettigrew, puts the criminals behind bars and restores a normal existence to Silas.
Reprints:

The West Goes Ghost (Table of Contents)

Genius Jones / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones

The Troubles of a Taxidermist (Table of Contents)

Shining Knight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

Crime Paints a Picture! (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; Axel Elgren; Crabby Dan McGraw (villain)
Synopsis:
Starman begins to wonder why an art studio hires the worst artist ever, who then proceeds to make sales of his paintings. Then the Astral Avenger discovers why: stolen jewels are hidden within the paintings!
Reprints:

The Man From Yesterday (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]

You Never Can Beat the Dutch (Table of Contents)

Mike Gibbs, Guerilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Irving Tirman
Inks:
Irving Tirman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mike Gibbs

Indexer Notes

Story and art credits, confirmed by Jerry Bails, added by Craig Delich 2009-12-16.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. I Hated the Sandman
    The Sandman
  3. 2. The West Goes Ghost
    Genius Jones
  4. 3. The Troubles of a Taxidermist
    Shining Knight
  5. 4. Crime Paints a Picture!
    Starman
  6. 5. The Man From Yesterday
    Manhunter
  7. 6. You Never Can Beat the Dutch
    Mike Gibbs, Guerilla
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