(June 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:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
cuckoo clocks

The Hobby Robbers (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jonathan Spence; Jesse Martin; Lucius Spruce [the Hobby Napper]; Mooch
Synopsis:
Clark investigates a series of robberies involving people's hobbies and those items being held for ransom, but when it is revealed that Kent's hobby is collecting clocks, Superman must step in "in time" to save the collection.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/06. Modified synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-16-08. 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.

Escape From Two-Way Death! (Table of Contents)

Adventures of R.C. and Quickie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Hello little girl- Can you tell me how to get to the post office?"] (Table of Contents)

Molly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Houlihan
Pencils:
Ray Houlihan
Inks:
Ray Houlihan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Houlihan

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Molly

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 10-13-07.

Dirge on a Bull Fiddle (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; The Fiddler (villain); Sailor (villain); Droop (villain)

[Growler and Prowler] (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 10-13-07.

Renegade Roundup (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

A Good Sign (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Allan Gerz (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Return of Dr. Ito (Table of Contents)

Americommando / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Americommando [Tex Thomson]; Dr. Ito (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

Our Friends in War, Work & Service (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Keywords:
informational

Rocks of Riches (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman ?
Inks:
Joseph Sulman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zatara

["You're violating the blackout, Sergeant!"] (Table of Contents)

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Priscilla
Inks:
Louis Priscilla
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Hobby Robbers
    Superman
  3. 2. Escape From Two-Way Death!
    Adventures of R.C. and Quickie
  4. 3. ["Hello little girl- Can you tell me how to get to the post office?"]
    Molly
  5. 4. Dirge on a Bull Fiddle
    Vigilante
  6. 5. [Growler and Prowler]
    Super Sleuth McFooey
  7. 6. Renegade Roundup
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. A Good Sign
  9. 8. The Return of Dr. Ito
    Americommando
  10. 9. Our Friends in War, Work & Service
  11. 10. Rocks of Riches
    Zatara
  12. 11. ["You're violating the blackout, Sergeant!"]
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner