(February 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1939-01-02
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 411088.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobile racing; automobiles

Sport Data (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover. Writer credit added by Craig Delich 8-8-08.

[Wanted: Superman] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; George Taylor (unnamed); Detective Captain Reilly; Mortimer Snoop
Synopsis:
Superman, having torn down a slum area so that newer, more modern apartments could be built, is labeled as a crook by the Chief of Police, who assigns Detective Reilly (better known as "100% Reilly" because he always gets his man) to bring the Man of Tomorrow in.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"S" Symbol is all yellow. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-8-08.

[The Lefty Laroway Gang, Part 1] (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; Lefty Laroway

Indexer Notes

Printed in red, black and white.

[The Ice Boat Race] (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.

["Wow! Wait'll you see, Gramps..."] (Table of Contents)

The Diddle Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Gustavson ?
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
domestic

Indexer Notes

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

["Jubilant at the happy outcome of the affair at Kerman..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sven Elven (signed)
Inks:
Sven Elven (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sven Elven

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Marco Polo

Indexer Notes

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

Frozen Hazard, Part 2 (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 2] (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 8-8-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sport Data / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

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

["Chuck succeeds in drawing the gunmen from their attack..."] (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 Mad Lama (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara; Tong

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Candid Comic Camera / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

ADVENTUREvents (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison
Inks:
Terry Gilkison
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Sport Data
  3. 2. [Wanted: Superman]
    Superman
  4. 3. [The Lefty Laroway Gang, Part 1]
    Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter
  5. 4. [The Ice Boat Race]
    Pep Morgan
  6. 5. ["Wow! Wait'll you see, Gramps..."]
    The Diddle Family
  7. 6. ["Jubilant at the happy outcome of the affair at Kerman..."]
    Adventures of Marco Polo
  8. 7. Frozen Hazard, Part 2
  9. 8. [Dr. Kichung's Ape Army] [Part 2]
    Tex Thomson
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Sport Data
  11. 10. ["Chuck succeeds in drawing the gunmen from their attack..."]
    Chuck Dawson
  12. 11. The Mad Lama
    Zatara Master Magician
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Candid Comic Camera
  14. 13. ADVENTUREvents
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