(February 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); Jack Schiff (actual)
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

Issue Notes

Back cover is a Capt. Tootsie ad drawn by C.C. Beck.


[When the Prankster Meets Superman, Trouble Begins!] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; the Prankster
Reprints:

The Lost-and-Found Mystery (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
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; Perry White; G. Clamm; J. Roger; The Prankster
Synopsis:
Clark and Lois are mystified by ads in the Daily Planet offering huge sums of money for the recovery of lost items. But Superman gets involved when Lois disappears, thanks to the Prankster!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blue "S" on cape. Credits by Bob Hughes 12/06. Previously credited to Sam Citron. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-9-07.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Pete

The Little Men Who Were There (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; western-frontier
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]
Reprints:

[The Rain Maker] (Table of Contents)

Vitamin Vic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Vitamin Vic

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 10-9-07; letterer credit added by Craig Delich 10-14-08.

Kangaroo Capers (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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancy the Cop

Traitor's Bait (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]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Jerry Bails via Craig Delich 5/05.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Handy Andy / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Handy Andy

Indexer Notes

Writer & letterer credits added by Craig Delich 10-9-07.

Revenge, Rationed (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ? [as Tod Mallon] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

East Meets West (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. [When the Prankster Meets Superman, Trouble Begins!]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Lost-and-Found Mystery
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Private Pete
  4. 3. The Little Men Who Were There
    Vigilante
  5. 4. [The Rain Maker]
    Vitamin Vic
  6. 5. Kangaroo Capers
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Clancy the Cop
  8. 7. Traitor's Bait
    Americommando
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Handy Andy
  10. 9. Revenge, Rationed
  11. 10. East Meets West
    Zatara
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