(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 (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

The Terrible Toyman (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Toyman
Reprints:
Keywords:
pogo sticks

The Terrible Toyman! (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:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; The Toyman (introduction, villain)
Synopsis:
The Toyman uses toys to commit two robberies, but after Superman foils his third robbery, the Toyman snatches Lois Lane and is about to kill her with poisonous dolls, when Superman discovers his hidden lair, frees Lois, and turns The Toyman over to the police.
Reprints:

The Treasure of Dead Man's Key! (Table of Contents)

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]; Cinthy (introduction); Poison (villain); Chopper (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jitters Jeep / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jack Farr

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 9-23-08.

Gift of Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eric Drake (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

The Inquisitive Ostrich! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill

Peter, the Small! (Table of Contents)

Americommando / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Americommando [Tex Thomson]; Peter Populis; Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Jerry Bails via Craig Delich 6/05. Corrected page count from 8.

Quiet...Thugs at Work! (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Terrible Toyman
    Superman
  2. 1. The Terrible Toyman!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Treasure of Dead Man's Key!
    Vigilante
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Jitters Jeep
  5. 4. Gift of Death
  6. 5. The Inquisitive Ostrich!
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. Peter, the Small!
    Americommando
  8. 7. Quiet...Thugs at Work!
    Zatara
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