(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

none (Table of Contents)

The Boners / filler / 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. none
    The Boners
  7. 6. A Fortune for a Fossil
    The Vigilante
  8. 7. The Innocent Thief
    Zatara
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