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(January 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1938-11-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Vincent Sullivan
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 1. Second class permit. Copyright number 405349.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
historical
Reprints:
Keywords:
British army; Native Americans; tomahawks

Indexer Notes

Art is an homage to N.C. Wyeth's illustration "The Battle at Glen Falls" for the book _Last of the Mohicans_ (1919 edition).

[Superman in the Slums] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Jerome Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster; Paul Lauretta ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Paul Lauretta

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Frankie Marello; Box-Ears; Nick; Pinky; Gimpy (villain)
Synopsis:
Superman decides to get involved in a case involving wayward boys being used by a petty criminal, who uses the boys to steal items from wealthy people that he can sell for quick cash...all at their expense.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wears red boots, "S" symbol is all yellow. Uses super-hearing for the first time. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-6-08.

Super-Vision (Table of Contents)

Acquiring Super-Strength / activity / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chuck Dawson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chuck Dawson

Indexer Notes

Printed in red, black and white.

[The Inter City Ski Tournament] (Table of Contents)

Pep Morgan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pep Morgan

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 8-9-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Butch the Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Schwab

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Butch [a dog]

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 8-6-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Marco Polo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sven Elven

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Marco Polo

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-6-08.

Frozen Hazard [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Martin (signed)
Pencils:
? (spot illos)
Inks:
? (spot illos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Dr. Kichung's Ape Army, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Tex Thomson / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tex Thomson; Dr. Kichung (villain)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-6-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Odds 'N' Ends / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

World of Stamps (Table of Contents)

World of Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequence added per Error Report #3537, by Barry Sandoval.

[The Marijuana Farmers] (Table of Contents)

Scoop Scanlon, Five Star reporter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Ely (signed)
Inks:
Will Ely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Scoop Scanlon

Indexer Notes

Printed in red, black and white.

The Indian Prince (Table of Contents)

Zatara Master Magician / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara; Tong

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sport Casting / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Oscar the Gumshoe / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Oscar
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Superman in the Slums]
    Superman
  3. 2. Super-Vision
    Acquiring Super-Strength
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Chuck Dawson
  5. 4. [The Inter City Ski Tournament]
    Pep Morgan
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Butch the Pup
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Fantastic Facts
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Marco Polo
  9. 8. Frozen Hazard [Part 1]
  10. 9. [Dr. Kichung's Ape Army, Part 1]
    Tex Thomson
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Odds 'N' Ends
  12. 11. World of Stamps
    World of Stamps
  13. 12. [The Marijuana Farmers]
    Scoop Scanlon, Five Star reporter
  14. 13. The Indian Prince
    Zatara Master Magician
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Sport Casting
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Oscar the Gumshoe
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