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(January 1944)

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

Superman Meets Susie! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring (Superman only); Ed Dobrotka
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Susie Tompkins
Reprints:
Keywords:
fishing; whales

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Bob Hughes.

Superman Meets Susie! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Susie Tompkins (Lois Lane's niece); Lois Lane; Perry White; Hank Beaker; Tug Graff; Sparky Hahn; Beaker Beales
Synopsis:
The wild stories that Susie relates to Lois and Clark pique the interest of Superman, who discovers one of her crazy stories happens to be true!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story gives the impression this is Superman's first meeting with Susie, but she actually appeared in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #59. Synopsis from Craig Delich.

["Imagine - I'm getting airplane instruction today!"] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Duke Goes to the Dogs! (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.]
Inks:
Joe Kubert [as Joe]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Stuff; Duke Daggett

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Bob Hughes.

["Be sure to get these top favorites..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Come down off that pole this minute..."] (Table of Contents)

Romeo, the Robot / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Ancient Incas (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill

["Gosh...Y'read Boy Commandos..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Boy Commandos / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Sea Snake (Table of Contents)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josette Frank
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Review of The Sea Snake by Stephen W. Meader, illustrated by Edward Shenton.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Sleuth McFooey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery

Between Dishonor and Death (Table of Contents)

Americommando / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Americommando [Tex Thomson]

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Jerry Bails via Craig Delich. Artist signature in final panel.

["Sure -- I know we're upside down!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Leading Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["I got hungry while I was painting it!"] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

Double Twist (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Trent
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes Superman's Secret Message and the Editorial Advisory Board of the Superman DC Comic Magazines.

The Pictures That Walked (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman Meets Susie!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Meets Susie!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Imagine - I'm getting airplane instruction today!"]
    Private Pete
  4. 3. The Duke Goes to the Dogs!
    Vigilante
  5. 4. ["Be sure to get these top favorites..."]
  6. 5. ["Come down off that pole this minute..."]
    Romeo, the Robot
  7. 6. The Ancient Incas
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. ["Gosh...Y'read Boy Commandos..."]
    Boy Commandos
  9. 8. The Sea Snake
    Good Books Worth Reading
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Super Sleuth McFooey
  11. 10. Between Dishonor and Death
    Americommando
  12. 11. ["Sure -- I know we're upside down!"]
    Leading Comics
  13. 12. ["I got hungry while I was painting it!"]
    Laffs
  14. 13. Double Twist
  15. 14. The Pictures That Walked
    Zatara
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