(June-July 1944)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
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 [as Kirby] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Simon] (signed)
Colors:
?

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

The Tough Guy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pen Shumaker
Inks:
Pen Shumaker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Broadway Joe; Wandering Willie; Horace (Willie's cousin); James Malloy (Mike's brother); Tough Guy [Mike Malloy](villain); Eddie (villain); Snake (villain)
Synopsis:
A notorious crook, known as the Tough Guy, has a soft spot in his heart for his brother Jim, whom he does not want to see follow in his footsteps, so he enrolls Jim in a military school. However, when people discover that Mike Malloy is Jim's brother, he is nearly expelled from the school. But a quirk of fate, along with the Sandman, overcomes that problem and Mike reforms.

Indexer Notes

Art identifications made by Jerry Bails 2000-2-9, and confirmed to John Fallon by Gil Kane.

The Saving Scot and the Gypsy Gyp (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones

The Bookworm That Turned (Table of Contents)

The 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 Three Comets (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Mr. Quinn; Mr. Bingley; The Three Comets (villains)
Synopsis:
Starman suspects three famed circus acrobats of the theft of some sapphires, but is puzzled how they knew who the person was who was carrying them.
Reprints:

The Spirit of Korea (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Edmond Good
Inks:
Edmond Good
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • Mike Gibbs

Indexer Notes

Writer and inker credits, verified by Jerry Bails, added by Craig Delich 2009-12-23.

The Hand of Doom (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edmond Good
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]; Oberleutnant Wolff (villain); Fritz Spahn (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Manhunter is hard pressed to halt Nazi efforts to sabotage American factories in Maine.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. The Tough Guy
    The Sandman
  3. 2. The Saving Scot and the Gypsy Gyp
    Genius Jones
  4. 3. The Bookworm That Turned
    The Shining Knight
  5. 4. The Three Comets
    Starman
  6. 5. The Spirit of Korea
    Mike Gibbs, Guerilla
  7. 6. The Hand of Doom
    Manhunter
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
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