(Spring 1944)

DC, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
84
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:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Fight Paper Waste - And Hang One on the Paper-Hanger of Berlin! (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:

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Burnley.

The Freedom of the Press! (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:
George Roussos [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Sanford (Planet's copy chief, introduction); Sam Greene (Planet's foreman of composing room, introduction); Matt Worth (Planet's boss pressman, introduction); Pete Gluyas (Planet's delivery truck boss); Honey Dale (Planet reporter and niece of the publisher, introduction); Happy (Planet's camerman, introduction); Emery "Emperor" Auslinger (villain, introduction); Delmar "Dice" Dimant (villain, introduction); The Rattler [Rex Ratlan] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Lois and Clark are given the assignment to write a special story concerning the staff of the Daily Planet, but gangsters try to stop the Planet from publishing that 100th Anniversary issue.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits in Archives are wrong.

Stars of the Silver Screen (Table of Contents)

The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Hal Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

A Wreath For Sir Edgar of Wimpledown (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon (signed)
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]; Sir Edgar

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

Straight From The Cannon's Mouth (Table of Contents)

Drafty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Kaye (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Drafty; Tim

["Paper, paper everywhere..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Alfred Pennyworth; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]
Synopsis:
Americans are urged to collect waste paper for the war effort

Blazing Gold (Table of Contents)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cliff Young [as Cliff] (signed)
Inks:
Steve Brodie [as Steve] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Crime's Most Embarrassing Moments (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William F. White
Inks:
William F. White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

The Curse of Isis! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos; Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Betty Bentley

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Mike; Jack; Swami Pravhor (villain, introduction); Gouger (villain, introduction); Sam (villain, introduction); Muggsy (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
A mysterious swami uses the threat of a false curse to try and obtain some rabbit's foot lucky charms from some sailors that he had secretly planted a fortune in diamonds in.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; Gotham Gazette; Gotham News

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Burnley.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fight Paper Waste - And Hang One on the Paper-Hanger of Berlin!
    Superman; Batman; Robin
  2. 1. The Freedom of the Press!
    Superman
  3. 2. Stars of the Silver Screen
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  4. 3. A Wreath For Sir Edgar of Wimpledown
    The Boy Commandos
  5. 4. Straight From The Cannon's Mouth
    Drafty
  6. 5. ["Paper, paper everywhere..."]
    Alfred
  7. 6. Blazing Gold
    The Green Arrow
  8. 7. Crime's Most Embarrassing Moments
    Zatara
  9. 8. The Curse of Isis!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Keith Chandler
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Shad Z. Daly
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  • Craig Delich
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