(October 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 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:
soldiers; tanks

[The Return of the Ultra-Humanite] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor (unnamed); Ultra-Humanite
Synopsis:
Superman struggles to keep the Ultra-Humanite from his campaign to terrorize and blackmail Deering Lines or sabotage every steamer of their company.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last panel of the story was an illustrated ad for New York World's Fair Comics for 1939. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-15-08.

[On the Ranch] (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; Mary; Mr. Smith; Buck; Pedro (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 8-15-08.

The Mysterious Rescue (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; Karlan; Abu Ll Kaf (villain)

Indexer Notes

Story title from previous issue. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-15-08.

[The Cult of the Tiger, Part 1] (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; Japur Chunda; Jaffeer; Panjore; The Cult of the Tiger (villains)

A Lion's Share (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

[The Return of the Gorrah, Part 1] (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; The Gorrah (villain); Bob Daley; Gargantua T. Potts; Ali-Baba

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-15-08.

[The Horse That Breathes Through His Neck!] (Table of Contents)

Sportettes / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Peter Song (a horse); George Varoff

[The Stage Hold-Up] (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; gun-hawks (villains)

[Autographs of Adam and Eve and of Judas Iscariot] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Facts / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Includes the autographs of Adam & Eve and Judas Iscariot; an unmarked grave; a strange beast; and the elephant.

The Pearl of Ophir (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; Beth Jordan; John Jordan; Setap (villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [The Return of the Ultra-Humanite]
    Superman
  3. 2. [On the Ranch]
    Pep Morgan
  4. 3. The Mysterious Rescue
    Adventures of Marco Polo
  5. 4. [The Cult of the Tiger, Part 1]
    Clip Carson
  6. 5. A Lion's Share
  7. 6. [The Return of the Gorrah, Part 1]
    Tex Thomson
  8. 7. [The Horse That Breathes Through His Neck!]
    Sportettes
  9. 8. [The Stage Hold-Up]
    Chuck Dawson
  10. 9. [Autographs of Adam and Eve and of Judas Iscariot]
    Fantastic Facts
  11. 10. The Pearl of Ophir
    Zatara Master Magician
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