(June 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Editing:
Vincent Sullivan
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
locomotives

[Superman vs. the Cab Protection League] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Carlyle; Villains: Reynolds; Ultra-Humanite (introduction)
Synopsis:
Superman decides to wage war against the Cab Protection League, a firm trying to victimize the independent cab companies. But when he thinks the situation has been resolved, he comes to face a new threat: the Ultra-Humanite, a foe who gained from a scientific experiment the most agile and learned brain on earth...a foe who seeks to dominate of the world!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Superman #1 on sale 5/18/39- NY World's Fair #1 4/29/39. George Taylor first named in 5/39 newspaper strip. The "S" symbol first appears on Superman's cape. Oddity: Superman is overcome by a sheet of flame and states that he nearly perished in a burning cabin. Some notes & synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-10-08.

[The Ibor Jewel Curse] (Table of Contents)

Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Ely
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Scoop Scanlon

Indexer Notes

Printed in red, black and white. Last appearance.

[The Journey Home, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Pep Morgan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pep Morgan

Indexer Notes

Continued in next issue. Writer credit added by Craig Delich 8-10-08.

["The Polo's [sic] are captured by a band of slavers..."] (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Marco Polo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sven Elven

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Marco Polo

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-10-08.

Test Flight (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lieutenant Cummings (signed)
Pencils:
? (spot illos)
Inks:
? (spot illos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Ace of Spades] (Table of Contents)

Tex Thomson / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tex Thomson; Bob Daley; Ace of Spades (villain)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-10-08.

["Chuck has succeeded in locating the cave..."] (Table of Contents)

Chuck Dawson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chuck Dawson

Indexer Notes

Printed in red, black and white.

The Swamp of Satan (Table of Contents)

Zatara The Master Magician / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara; Tong

none (Table of Contents)

[Now You Know] / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gill Fox
Inks:
Gill Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [Superman vs. the Cab Protection League]
    Superman
  3. 2. [The Ibor Jewel Curse]
    Scoop Scanlon, Five Star Reporter
  4. 3. [The Journey Home, Part 1]
    Pep Morgan
  5. 4. ["The Polo's [sic] are captured by a band of slavers..."]
    Adventures of Marco Polo
  6. 5. Test Flight
  7. 6. [The Ace of Spades]
    Tex Thomson
  8. 7. ["Chuck has succeeded in locating the cave..."]
    Chuck Dawson
  9. 8. The Swamp of Satan
    Zatara The Master Magician
  10. 9. none
    [Now You Know]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner