(November 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

The Chef of Bohemia (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Sergei
Reprints:
Keywords:
chefs; giant props; silverware

The Chef of Bohemia (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz (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]; Sergei; Biff Condor
Synopsis:
Ex-pug Biff Condor, losing money from renting a spot to a small businessman in a prosperous nightclub area, seeks to oust the man any way possible in order to attract a newer tenant who will pay a higher rent.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 1020-07.

The Bloke Who Croaked the Oak (Table of Contents)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 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 ? by Craig Delich 10-21-08. According to the Who's Who, Schwartz wrote this strip from 1946-48 only. Pencil credit revised from Stan Kaye? to ?, as the Who's Who says Kaye only did inks in 1944.

Portraits for Plunder (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]

Incident on Hill X (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Whitby (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

A Fortune in Feathers! (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Edwin Smalle
Inks:
Edwin Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Red; Midget Mayhew; Seminoles (Native American tribe)
Synopsis:
While on a timber survey of the Everglades, Bill runs into a group of poachers, illegally collecting bird feathers.
Keywords:
alligators; egrets; feathers; Florida Everglades; seaplanes; stereotyping of American Indians; stereotyping of Native Americans

Indexer Notes

formerly ascribed to writer D who has been identified by Martin O'Hearn as Whitney Ellsworth.

Planes without Pilots (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Chef of Bohemia
    Superman
  2. 1. The Chef of Bohemia
    Superman
  3. 2. The Bloke Who Croaked the Oak
    Hayfoot Henry
  4. 3. Portraits for Plunder
    The Vigilante
  5. 4. Incident on Hill X
  6. 5. A Fortune in Feathers!
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. Planes without Pilots
    Zatara
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Merlin Haas
  • Bob Hughes
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  • 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