(April-May 1945)

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 (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby [as Kirby] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Simon] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman; Sandy; Starman (inset)
Reprints:

No Curtains For Cupid (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Pen Shumaker
Inks:
Pen Shumaker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Tessie Du Val; Happy Harry Long; The Esaser Kid (villain)
Synopsis:
The Eraser Kid is not one to allow a former crook like Harry Long go straight, so he devises a plot to force Harry back into the rackets. What Eraser doesn't count on are Harry's allies: the Sandman and Sandy!

Indexer Notes

Art identifications made by Jerry Bails 2000-2-9, and confirmed to John Fallon by Gil Kane.

Barbs of Chivalry (Table of Contents)

Shining Knight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

The Clue That Wasn't There (Table of Contents)

Genius Jones / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
D?
Pencils:
Stan Kaye
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones

Stolen Glory (Table of Contents)

Starman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Jimmy Wells; Wesley Vanderloot (villain); Snipes Simpson (villain); Slabs Grogan (villain)
Synopsis:
Brilliant astronomer Jimmy Wells needs money to buy an observatory, and wealthy Wesley Vanderloot agrees to buy it for him providing Wells allows Vanderloot to take credit for all of Jimmy's discoveries. When Ted Knight begins to suspect the true reasons behind Vanderloot's success, it nearly costs Wells and Starman their lives.
Reprints:

The Life of Riley (Table of Contents)

Mike Gibbs, Guerilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks:
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Mike Gibbs

Indexer Notes

Inker credit added by Craig Delich in August of 2005. Writer and art credits verified by Jerry Bails.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. No Curtains For Cupid
    The Sandman
  3. 2. Barbs of Chivalry
    Shining Knight
  4. 3. The Clue That Wasn't There
    Genius Jones
  5. 4. Stolen Glory
    Starman
  6. 5. The Life of Riley
    Mike Gibbs, Guerilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Gene Reed
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  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
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