(March 1944)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Burnley
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
safes

Superman Takes a Holiday (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Pete Riss [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; The Thinker
Synopsis:
A new villain, the Thinker, continues to outwit the Man of Tomorrow...until Superman decides to leave for a vacation and allows Clark Kent to take over for him!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-9-07. Previously credited to Sam Citron. Based on Martin O’Hearns blog:
http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/04/millie-model-by-ken-bald-and-pe...,
http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/03/pete-riss-mahunter.html, and
http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2012/03/superman-riss-or-citron.html, and comparing this story
to Citron’s known work on Classics Illustrated 10 [HRN 140] and the DC Mr. District Attorney series, this art credit has been changed to Pete Riss.

Fight Paper Wast and Hang One on the Paper-Hanger of Berlin! (Table of Contents)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

A Challenge from the Pyramids (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Stuff; John Elder; Lee Chin; Dr. Sanderson

[A High Velocity Yarn] (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

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 10-14-08.

The Forest Primeval (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill

Words Are Weapons (Table of Contents)

Americommando / comic story / 7.6 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.

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc. (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

owners: H Donenfeld; P. H. Sampliner

The Fugitive (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eben Azuni (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Clouds of Crime (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Takes a Holiday
    Superman
  3. 2. Fight Paper Wast and Hang One on the Paper-Hanger of Berlin!
    Superman
  4. 3. A Challenge from the Pyramids
    Vigilante
  5. 4. [A High Velocity Yarn]
    Vitamin Vic
  6. 5. The Forest Primeval
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. Words Are Weapons
    Americommando
  8. 7. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc.
  9. 8. The Fugitive
  10. 9. Clouds of Crime
    Zatara
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