(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 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:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

Superman and the Super-Movers (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Mr. Grogan; Mr. Bixley; Oberleutnant Karl Brumer; Joe Drew; Mr. Sniggle
Synopsis:
Superman compares himself to construction workers and heavy crane operators as he helps the owners of "Super Movers" against a rival, who is trying to buy the owner out in order to use the business as a front for robbery.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits added by Bob Hughes 07/06. Much info and modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-16-08.

[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 Guns of Killer Haines (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Stuff; Killer Haines (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes 07/06.

[The Perfect Double] (Table of Contents)

Super Sleuth McFooey / filler / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; crime
Characters:
Super Sleuth McFooey

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 10-12-07.

Be A Magician! Turn Waste Paper Into War Weapons (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Choose Your Weapon (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes 07/06.

Out of Nowhere (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Cabot (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Cargoes of Death (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]; Admiral Numa (villain); Captain Saki (villain)
Synopsis:
Americommando is in Tokyo, disguised as a Nazi officer.

Indexer Notes

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

Magic Knights (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Zatara; Merlin; Bob Banton

Indexer Notes

Zatara states his powers are based on science and nothing more than hypnotism and illusion.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman and the Super-Movers
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Private Pete
  4. 3. The Guns of Killer Haines
    Vigilante
  5. 4. [The Perfect Double]
    Super Sleuth McFooey
  6. 5. Be A Magician! Turn Waste Paper Into War Weapons
    Superman
  7. 6. Choose Your Weapon
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. Out of Nowhere
  9. 8. Cargoes of Death
    Americommando
  10. 9. Magic Knights
    Zatara
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