(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
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

["Golly! One more barrel..."] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
roller skating

Indexer Notes

Penciller credit changed from Jack Burnley to Boring as Burnley states he never did this cover.

Tommy Gets a Zero! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene (signed)[as Jerry Siegel]
Pencils:
John Sikela (signed)[as Joe Shuster]
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Tommy Allen; Miss Mentor; Lame Brain Looie; Dapper
Synopsis:
Tommy's teacher assigns a Saturday essay for each class member, although Tommy believes his will be the most boring in class because nothing in his life ever happens that is exciting. That is, until he meets Superman!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-21-07.

The Sign that Wasn't There (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Hayfoot Henry

Indexer Notes

Writer credit changed from Alvin Schwartz? to ?by Craig Delich 10-24-08. The Who's Who states that Schwartz only wrote the strip 1946-48. The Kaye credits were also added by Craig Delich, as Kaye did do art for this strip in 1945.

Jackals of the Jungle! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Writer "D"
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Harper

none (Table of Contents)

Shorty / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 10-21-07.

Dark Guilt (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff [as Blair Bolton] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Tree's a Crowd! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Day of Wishes! (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Zatara; Jerry

["Whee! Isn't this fun, Volto?"] (Table of Contents)

Volto / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Volto from Mars

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Post Grape-Nuts Flakes cereal in comic story form. Includes a one-line promotion for the Hop Harrigan radio program in the bottom margin.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Golly! One more barrel..."]
    Superman
  2. 1. Tommy Gets a Zero!
    Superman
  3. 2. The Sign that Wasn't There
    Hayfoot Henry
  4. 3. Jackals of the Jungle!
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. none
    Shorty
  6. 5. Dark Guilt
  7. 6. Tree's a Crowd!
    The Vigilante
  8. 7. Day of Wishes!
    Zatara
  9. 8. ["Whee! Isn't this fun, Volto?"]
    Volto
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