(April 1945)

DC, 1938 Series
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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

[Hocus and Pocus Magicians By Accident] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
John Sikela ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Hocus [Doc]; Pocus [Flannelhead]
Reprints:
Keywords:
stage magic

Hocus and Pocus...Magicians by Accident! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Hocus [Doc]; Pocus [Flannelhead]; Hijack Dorley
Synopsis:
A pair of would-be magicians believe they have magicial powers, and a crime boss sees them 'perform', intending on using those abilities for make him some quick illegal cash!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-21-07.

Custom Tailored Crime (Table of Contents)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Thurston Harper
Inks:
Thurston Harper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Hayfoot Henry

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Jerry Bails. Writer credit revised from Alvin Schwartz to ? by Craig Delich 10-23-08. The Who's Who states that Schwartz wrote this strip from 1946-48.

Wild Horses (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill

Indexer Notes

John Daly verified as artist [rather than Howard Sherman, who drew it in 1945] by Craig Delich 10-23-08.

In the Soup (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall ? [as Ted Loury] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Boners / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lit-Win (pen name)
Inks:
Lit-Win (pen name)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

A Fortune for a Fossil (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.] (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

The Innocent Thief (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Hocus and Pocus Magicians By Accident]
    Superman
  2. 1. Hocus and Pocus...Magicians by Accident!
    Superman
  3. 2. Custom Tailored Crime
    Hayfoot Henry
  4. 3. Wild Horses
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. In the Soup
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Boners
  7. 6. A Fortune for a Fossil
    The Vigilante
  8. 7. The Innocent Thief
    Zatara
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Stangas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Daniel Thingvold
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  • Brian Mowbray
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
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  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Ed Boner