(May 1946)

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 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)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Stan Kaye
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Bob Hughes (June, 2005).

Toytown, U.S.A.! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Joie Mayhew (blind boy); Mary; Tommy; Cawley [aka Mr. Gooding] (villain)
Synopsis:
Superboy helps a blind boy, who is adept at making fantastic model toys, to get his exhibit into a county fair or to interest an investor in buying the products, so that he can earn enough money to travel to Georgetown for an eye operation that may allow him to see again.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Bob Hughes (June, 2005).

Mr. Bee Goes to Town (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts

Four Fish to Fetch (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]

The Flying Pony Express (Table of Contents)

Shining Knight / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
SK writer 1
Pencils:
Chuck Winter
Inks:
Chuck Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

The Cat and the Mouse (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
George Papp ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; the Cat (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

George Papp may be lettering stories he's drawing at this point. Cat's only appearance.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Toytown, U.S.A.!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Mr. Bee Goes to Town
    Johnny Quick
  4. 3. Four Fish to Fetch
    Aquaman
  5. 4. The Flying Pony Express
    Shining Knight
  6. 5. The Cat and the Mouse
    Green Arrow
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