(August-September 1944)

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Volume:
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
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

Sleep for Sale (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Sleep For Sale (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Mr. Kendall; Wide-Awake Willie [Mr. Williams](villain)
Synopsis:
Mr. Kendall goes to the Sleepatorium, a special dormitory that puts people to sleep when nothing else works. What he doesn't know, and that the Sandman discovers, is that a fellow patient, a criminal known as Wide-Awake Willie, also uses the facility as a blind to get sleep, when, in reality, he takes a delayed action drug that awakens him at a certain time so that he and his gang can rob Kendall's home.

Indexer Notes

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

Roguery in Nine Reels (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]

Gifts from the Stars (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]; Hubert Marsden; Dr. Faraday; Gimpty Louie (villain)
Synopsis:
Dr. Faraday, denied funds for very expensive astronomy equipment by Hubert Marsden, decides to use methods developed by astronomy to open the supposed burglar-proof safe of Marsden to convince him that he is warranted the money.
Reprints:

Genius Jones Broadcasting (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones

Indexer Notes

Credits added by Craig Delich August, 2005.

The Peerless Puppets (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Mike Gibbs

Indexer Notes

Inker credit, verified by Jerry Bails, added by Craig Delich 2009-12-23.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sleep for Sale
    The Sandman
  2. 1. Sleep For Sale
    The Sandman
  3. 2. Roguery in Nine Reels
    The Shining Knight
  4. 3. Gifts from the Stars
    Starman
  5. 4. Genius Jones Broadcasting
    Genius Jones
  6. 5. The Peerless Puppets
    Mike Gibbs, Guerilla
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