(October 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); 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

Superman Covers Atom Bomb Test! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
atomic bomb; motion picture camera; mushroom cloud

Crime Paradise (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Artist credits from Pat Lang, Bob Hughes, & Bob Bailey. Pencils originally credited to: John Sikela. Inks originally credited to: John Sikela (or Ed Dobrotka?). Win Mortimer is emulating John Sikela's style.

Devilfish's Domain! (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Malcolm Fitch; Fred Miller; Joe Roeding
Synopsis:
Bill stops a pair of derelict looters from murdering an innocent ichthyologist.
Keywords:
aquariums; Bahamas Islands; deep sea diving; hurricanes; ichthyology; octopuses; Star boats

Indexer Notes

writer id by Craig Delich 6/05

The Perfect Hideaway! (Table of Contents)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Hayfoot Henry (a Policeman); Wilkens (villain, a young boy, swindler)
Synopsis:
A youngster has been swindled out of a thousand dollars and given supposed ownership of a bridge. Henry discovers the lad seeking to collect a toll for people using the bridge, informs him that the deed is a forgery, and sets out to round up the foul felon, then discovers the crook has swindled others as well.
Keywords:
Sleepyside

Indexer Notes

All dialogue is in rhyme.

When East Goes West (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Morton / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil Berube
Inks:
Phil Berube
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Man Who Didn't Dare (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman Covers Atom Bomb Test!
    Superman
  2. 1. Crime Paradise
    Superman
  3. 2. Devilfish's Domain!
    Congo Bill
  4. 3. The Perfect Hideaway!
    Hayfoot Henry
  5. 4. When East Goes West
    Vigilante
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Little Morton
  7. 6. The Man Who Didn't Dare
    Zatara
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Merlin Haas
  • Daniel Thingvold
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  • Bob Klein
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  • Diverse Hands
  • Brian Mowbray
  • John Greb
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner