(April-May 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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby? (signed)
Inks:
? [as Joe Simon] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman; Sandy; Starman (inset)
Reprints:

Courage a la Carte (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson?
Pencils:
Gil Kane [as Jack Kirby] (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Klein? [as Joe Simon] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Mesmo; Leo the Lug (villain); Gargantua (villain)
Synopsis:
When Sandman learns that crooks he is unsuccessfully battling are hypnotized into battling far beyond their means, he soon teaches the villains that hypnotism can be a double-edged sword!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identifications by Jerry Bails in February of 2000.

The Affair of the Unhappy Hercules (Table of Contents)

Genius Jones / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones

Daze of the Knight (Table of Contents)

Shining Knight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

The Rising Star of Johnny Teach (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Sam Citron
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Mr. Wilkins; Johnny Teach
Synopsis:
From the moment he was born, Johnny Teach was told he had been born under an unlucky star, and things happening in life seemed to prove it. But when Johnny teams up with the Starman, the Astral Avenger proves to Johnny that stars have nothing to do with success.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Jerry Bails 2000-2-9. The Archives incorrectly list Mort Meskin as doing pencils.

Treasure Is Where You Take It (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; Mrs. Throckmorton; G. Hartley McPowers (villain)
Synopsis:
A cash-strapped estate owner arranges a treasure hunt for his wealthy guests, but they are unaware that they are being divided into teams for a reason: it's easier for his gang to rob them!

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit revised from Edmond Good to Jim Mooney, and inker, verified by Jerry Bails, all added by Craig Delich 2009-12-24.

The Return of Ghenghis Khan (Table of Contents)

Mike Gibbs, Guerilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Maurice del Burgo
Inks:
Maurice del Burgo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mike Gibbs

Indexer Notes

Writer and artist credits, verified by Jerry Bails, added by Craig Delich 2009-12-19.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. Courage a la Carte
    The Sandman
  3. 2. The Affair of the Unhappy Hercules
    Genius Jones
  4. 3. Daze of the Knight
    Shining Knight
  5. 4. The Rising Star of Johnny Teach
    Starman
  6. 5. Treasure Is Where You Take It
    Manhunter
  7. 6. The Return of Ghenghis Khan
    Mike Gibbs, Guerilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Mike Nielsen
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