(Autumn 1943)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
92
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Victory Garden] (Table of Contents)

Superman; Batman; Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Jack Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
gardening; victory gardens

Indexer Notes

Cover art verified to Craig Delich by Jack Burnley.

The City of Hate! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Cameo: Jimmy Olsen; Ralph Denning (builder); Franklin Mallory (bank President); Dr. Morris Mowbray; Nicholas Finelli (philanthropist); The Skeptic [Charlie Frost] (villain, introduction, Daily Planet janitor, brother of late Professor Milton Frost)
Synopsis:
A deranged lunatic tries to sabotage the Daily Planet by killing four people the newspaper has selected as "The Finest People in the City" through the use of his invention, "The Hate Gas".
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits in Archives are wrong. Writer identification by Bob Hughes & verified by Craig Delich (November, 2005).

The Land That Wasn't There (Table of Contents)

The Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

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

A Day In Africa (Table of Contents)

Drafty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Drafty; Tim

Coupons of Cutthroats (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

Sand Dunes of Death (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon
Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
The Boy Commandos [Captain Rip Carter; Brooklyn [Dan Turpin]; Alfie Twidgett; Andre Chavard; Jan Haasan]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

The Man Who Came Back (Table of Contents)

Flight Control Command / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Criminal Who Reversed The Crime! (Table of Contents)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young
Inks:
Steve Brodie
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

A Thief In Time! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Father Time (cameo, splash only); Rob Callender (villain, introduction); Callender's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis:
An obscure laboratory worker from the future creates a space time warp and arrives in Gotham City, bent on making himself a millionaire before he is drawn back into his own era.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Signal; Batman Museum; Batplane; Gotham City; Greater Gotham City; infra-red goggles; paralysis ray

Indexer Notes

Inker credit verified to Craig Delich by Jack Burnley and Fred Ray.

Greater Gotham City existed in 2043.

Oddity: Callender invents a hand generator, which produces a light-absorbing ray that obscures an area in total blackness, much like Dr. Mid-Nite's blackout bomb.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Victory Garden]
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The City of Hate!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Land That Wasn't There
    The Star Spangled Kid and Stripesy
  4. 3. A Day In Africa
    Drafty
  5. 4. Coupons of Cutthroats
    Zatara
  6. 5. Sand Dunes of Death
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. The Man Who Came Back
    Flight Control Command
  8. 7. The Criminal Who Reversed The Crime!
    The Green Arrow
  9. 8. A Thief In Time!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Kurt Mitchell
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross