(September 1946)

DC, 1938 Series
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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); Jack Schiff (Managing Editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor)
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

The Sleuth Who Never Failed (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Inspector Hawkins

The Sleuth Who Never Failed (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
Stan Kaye ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Inspector Hawkins (introduction)
Synopsis:
Inspector Hawkins tries to trap Clark Kent into revealing he is Superman.

Indexer Notes

Ideas, themes and plot devices from this story form the basis for most of the "Lois Lane thinks Clark Kent is Superman" stories of the next two decades. Inker id by Bob Hughes 8/06

The Rhyming Horse (Table of Contents)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Schwartz
Pencils:
Stan Kaye
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Hayfoot Henry

The Case of the Captive Seals (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sunshine Nelly / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / filler / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lit-Win
Inks:
Lit-Win

The Book That Was Too Real (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Mort Meskin?
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante; Stuff

Magic--Past or Present (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
W. F. White
Inks:
W. F. White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sleuth Who Never Failed
    Superman
  2. 1. The Sleuth Who Never Failed
    Superman
  3. 2. The Rhyming Horse
    Hayfoot Henry
  4. 3. The Case of the Captive Seals
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Sunshine Nelly
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daffy & Doodle
  7. 6. The Book That Was Too Real
    Vigilante
  8. 7. Magic--Past or Present
    Zatara
This issue was most recently modified by:
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