(December 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:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
artillery

[The Purple Plague] (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]; Dr. Travers; Villain: Ultra-Humanite
Synopsis:
A purple plaque sweeps Metropolis killing citizens left and right. Only Dr. Travers has discovered antidote, and Superman must stop the Ultra-Humanite from killing the good doctor and prevent that cure from being used.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-16-08.

[The Train Robbery] (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

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 8-16-08.

[The Boot Thieves] (Table of Contents)

Chuck Dawson / comic story / 4 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

[The Ivory Safari, 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

Forest Fire (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum ? [as Jack Anthony] (signed)
Pencils:
? (spot illos)
Inks:
? (spot illos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Zombies [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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-16-08.

none (Table of Contents)

Salty Sam / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Salty Sam

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 8-16-08.

[Murder in the Air] (Table of Contents)

Three Aces / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bert Christman [as Christopher] (signed)
Inks:
Bert Christman [as Christopher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Three Aces [Fog Fortune; Gunner Bill; Whistler Will]

none (Table of Contents)

This Doggone World / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Writer & letterer credits added by Craig Delich 8-16-08.

The Gorilla King (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
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [The Purple Plague]
    Superman
  3. 2. [The Train Robbery]
    Pep Morgan
  4. 3. [The Boot Thieves]
    Chuck Dawson
  5. 4. [The Ivory Safari, Part 1]
    Clip Carson
  6. 5. Forest Fire
  7. 6. The Zombies [Part 1]
    Tex Thomson
  8. 7. none
    Salty Sam
  9. 8. [Murder in the Air]
    Three Aces
  10. 9. none
    This Doggone World
  11. 10. The Gorilla King
    Zatara Master Magician
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