(August 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1939-06-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 3. Second class permit. Copyright number 422131.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
fish; submarines

[Superman on the High Seas] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor (not named); Lois Lane; Holloway; Warren Kenyon; "Big Boy" Chaney (villain); Marchetti (villain); Mugsy (villain)
Synopsis:
On assignment at Kidtown, Clark discovers that the institution needs $2 million to remain in the black and remain open, and, as Superman, decides that a newly discovered underwater treasure is the answer for the funds he needs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last panel of the story is an illustrated plug for Sandman and Batman. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-10-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Odds 'N Ends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[The Warehouse Robberies] (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; Mr. Smith
Synopsis:
Pep goes to work for Mr. Smith.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (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.

[The Pharaoh's Treasure, Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Clip Carson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Clip Carson

Indexer Notes

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

Treasure Hunt [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum ? [as Jack Anthony] (signed)
Pencils:
? (spot illos)
Inks:
? (spot illos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Devone Diamond] (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; Gargantua T. Potts (introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From the Four Corners / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

AIRecords / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Terry Gilkison
Inks:
Terry Gilkison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nevertheless It's True / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[Killer Keefe] (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; V: Killer Keefe

The Ice Menace (Table of Contents)

Zatara Master Magician / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [Superman on the High Seas]
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Odds 'N Ends
  4. 3. [The Warehouse Robberies]
    Pep Morgan
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Marco Polo
  6. 5. [The Pharaoh's Treasure, Part 2]
    Clip Carson
  7. 6. Treasure Hunt [Part 1]
  8. 7. [The Devone Diamond]
    Tex Thomson
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    From the Four Corners
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    AIRecords
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Nevertheless It's True
  12. 11. [Killer Keefe]
    Chuck Dawson
  13. 12. The Ice Menace
    Zatara Master Magician
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