(August-September 1945)

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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:
Pen Shumaker
Inks:
Pen Shumaker
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Gil Kane to Pen Shumaker per art identifications made by Jerry Bails 2000-2-9, and confirmed to John Fallon by Gil Kane.

He Doodled It (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]; The Sparrow (villain); Phoney Phil (villain); Slippy (villain)
Synopsis:
Innocent doodles left behind in a phone booth used by Wes Dodds tips off the Sandman and Sandy to two rival gangs: one involved in robbery, the other in counterfeiting.

Indexer Notes

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

New Shoes For Victory (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]

My Fortune For a Star (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]; Jonathan Warner; Mr. Helgisdorf; Gladys Gale; Hummer Jones (villain); the Purple Mob (villains)
Synopsis:
Starman becomes involved in a situation where a man discovers a new star, and that man, needing a great amount of money, is willing to let the top bidder have the honor of having that star named for him!
Reprints:

Mechanical Murder (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Craig Delich in August, 2005.

Compliments of Honorable Mikado (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

Writer/art credits verified by Jerry Bails.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. He Doodled It
    The Sandman
  3. 2. New Shoes For Victory
    Shining Knight
  4. 3. My Fortune For a Star
    Starman
  5. 4. Mechanical Murder
    Genius Jones
  6. 5. Compliments of Honorable Mikado
    Mike Gibbs, Guerilla
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
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