(June 1945)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
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

["...Massage is so stimulating for the scalp!"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
saw mills

Indexer Notes

The pencils credit confirmed by Burnley.

The Puzzle in Jade (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Toyman
Synopsis:
When reports of toy ships attacking freighters comes across the desk of reporter Clark Kent, he suspects that it's all a plot of recent prison escapee, the Toyman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-21-07.

Old Wyoming (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 Hungry Hare (Table of Contents)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 6 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. Alvin Schwartz script credit removed by Craig Delich 10-24-08. The Who's Who states that Schwartz wrote this strip from 1946-48.

Secrets for Sale (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Secret of the Rug of Tezan! (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Ali Hassan; Kalo; Lashi
Synopsis:
Bill helps discover the identity of the rightful king of Kurdistan.
Keywords:
Kurdistan; Red Tiger (ship); rugs; stereotyping of Arabs; the Rug of Tezan; the Well of Azar

The Magician's Apprentice (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["...Massage is so stimulating for the scalp!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Puzzle in Jade
    Superman
  3. 2. Old Wyoming
    The Vigilante
  4. 3. The Hungry Hare
    Hayfoot Henry
  5. 4. Secrets for Sale
  6. 5. Secret of the Rug of Tezan!
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. The Magician's Apprentice
    Zatara
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