(July 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Editing:
Vincent Sullivan
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:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]
Reprints:

[The Tarantula Strikes] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bert Christman [as Larry Dean] (signed); Gardner F. Fox (plot)
Pencils:
Bert Christman
Inks:
Bert Christman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds] (introduction); Vivian Dale; The Tarantula [Mr. Crossart] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Sandman comes up against a very crafty and dangerous adversary while investigating the kidnapping of a famed actress and subsequent demand for $500,000 ransom.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Sandman wears orange business suit thru #43.
Sandman origin in Secret Origins (DC, 1986 series) #7.
Plotter credit added by Craig Delich February 4, 2008.

none (Table of Contents)

Tiny / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Schwab ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tiny

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich, February 4, 2008.

[The Suicide of Major Duval: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Winiarski
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry O'Neill; Count Guniff (villain, death)
Reprints:

[The Tarryville Counterfeiters] (Table of Contents)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Shuster Shop [as Joe Shuster] (signed); Paul Cassidy (see notes)
Inks:
Shuster Shop [as Joe Shuster] (signed); Paul Cassidy (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Mike (villain, counterfeiter); Jake (villain, counterfeiter); un-named counterfeiter (villain)

Indexer Notes

According to Alter Ego #112 for August of 2012, Paul Cassidy did some of the art on this story.

[Wolf Ruckson's Trap: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Jack Woods / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Chambers
Pencils:
Jim Chambers
Inks:
Jim Chambers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jack Woods; Wolf Rucker (villain, death)

Indexer Notes

Story is printed in 3-color (red, black and white).

[Captured By Col. Benback: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Captain Desmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Winiarski
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Desmo; Colonel Benback (villain)

Indexer Notes

Story is printed in 3-color [red, black and white].

[A Playboy In King Arthur's Court: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Don Coyote / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Schwab ?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dan Coyote; William Shakespeare (guest appearance)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich, February 4, 2008.

[Slow Motion's Double] (Table of Contents)

Bulldog Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bart Tumey
Pencils:
Bart Tumey
Inks:
Bart Tumey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bulldog Martin (introduction); Palfry (villain, introduction); Hefty (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Story printed in 3-color (red, black and white).
Bulldog Martin's next appearance in More Fun Comics (DC, 1936 series) #47.

Money Makers (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Flying Dutchman: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Socko Strong / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Sulman [as Koppy] (signed)
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman [as Koppy] (signed)
Inks:
Joseph Sulman [as Koppy] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; sports
Characters:
Socko Strong (introduction, a boxer); Jerry Indutch; The champ (villain); his manager (villain); gun-runners (villain)

[The Kidnapping of Donna Carnochan] (Table of Contents)

Skip Schuyler / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Hickey
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Skip Schuyler; Anthony Carnochan (introduction); Donna Carnochan (introduction)

[The Pirate Ship: Conclusion] (Table of Contents)

Rusty and His Pals / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kane
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Kane

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rusty; Duchess (guest star); Ichabod Slade (villain, death)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich, February 4, 2008.

[Taurus the Bull] (Table of Contents)

Anchors Aweigh! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bart Tumey
Pencils:
Bart Tumey
Inks:
Bart Tumey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Taurus the Bull
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. [The Tarantula Strikes]
    The Sandman
  3. 2. none
    Tiny
  4. 3. [The Suicide of Major Duval: Part 3]
    Barry O'Neill
  5. 4. [The Tarryville Counterfeiters]
    Federal Men
  6. 5. [Wolf Ruckson's Trap: Part 2]
    Jack Woods
  7. 6. [Captured By Col. Benback: Part 2]
    Captain Desmo
  8. 7. [A Playboy In King Arthur's Court: Part 3]
    Don Coyote
  9. 8. [Slow Motion's Double]
    Bulldog Martin
  10. 9. Money Makers
  11. 10. [The Flying Dutchman: Part 1]
    Socko Strong
  12. 11. [The Kidnapping of Donna Carnochan]
    Skip Schuyler
  13. 12. [The Pirate Ship: Conclusion]
    Rusty and His Pals
  14. 13. [Taurus the Bull]
    Anchors Aweigh!
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