(September 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).

The Proof of the Proverbs! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Caleb Smith; Charlie Ross (general store proprietor)
Synopsis:
Charlie Ross doesn't believe in proverbs, which he refers to as a lot of stale sayings. However, when he discovers a treasure map in his yard, which leads him to a chest of gold at the bottom of a lake, he begins to believe, not knowing that the towns' people have played a prank on him for a very definite reason!
Reprints:

The Stolen Light (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
(not Cazeneuve's usual letterer)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]

Ghosts in Armor (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]

Trial By Trickery (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Chuck Winter
Inks:
Chuck Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

Contest For Champions (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]

Indexer Notes

The first trick arrows are used in this story: a boomerang arrow and a dynamite arrow.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Proof of the Proverbs!
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Stolen Light
    Aquaman
  4. 3. Ghosts in Armor
    Johnny Quick
  5. 4. Trial By Trickery
    Shining Knight
  6. 5. Contest For Champions
    Green Arrow
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
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  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner