(August 1944)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
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

Aesop's Modern Fables (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
racing; turtles

Aesop's Modern Fables (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
? (signed)[as Jerry Siegel]
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough (signed)[as Joe Shuster]
Inks:
Ira Yarbrough (signed)[as Joe Shuster]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Johnny Aesop
Synopsis:
An escaped prisoner named Johnny Aesop, ribbed when he was younger about his last name, decides to commit crimes based on the ancient fables to gain wealth and notoriety.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-14-07.

The Baseball Barrage (Table of Contents)

Hayfoot Henry / filler / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Hayfoot Henry

Indexer Notes

Writer credit revised from Alvin Schwartz to ? and pencil credit revised from Stan Kaye? to ? by Craig Delich 10-21-08. The Who's Who lists Schwartz as writer only in 1946-48 and Kaye as inker only in 1944.

Blunderbuss Booty (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Vigilante; The Dummy (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / filler / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 10-14-07.

Money Talks (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jesse Merlan] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Frame Up in Fur (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

The Sting of Death (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Aesop's Modern Fables
    Superman
  2. 1. Aesop's Modern Fables
    Superman
  3. 2. The Baseball Barrage
    Hayfoot Henry
  4. 3. Blunderbuss Booty
    Vigilante
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Chief Hot Foot
  6. 5. Money Talks
  7. 6. Frame Up in Fur
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. The Sting of Death
    Zatara
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