(December 1947)

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 (actual)
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

Tug of War: Superboy vs Jumbo (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

art id by Bob Hughes 8/05

A Lesson for a Bully (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Pete Brant; Tom Dawson
Synopsis:
Pete Brant, the school bully wants to become school mayor, and cheats to sabotage the campaign of Tom Dawson, the favorite to win. Pete plants fireworks in a hayride, but Superboy turns it into a skywriting slogan. Pete challenges Tom to a fight, but Superboy disguises himself and bruises Pete's hand. Finally Pete throws a ballot box in the furnace, but Superboy microscopically reads the ashes for the results. When Tom wins, he chooses Pete to be his vice-mayor, and Pete is thrilled and promises to reform.
Keywords:
bully; cooperation; School election

Indexer Notes

art id by Bob Hughes 7/07. Superboy uses microscopic vision.

The Man Behind the Mask (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy; Chief Weber; The Mask (intro)
Synopsis:
Important men are dying of "suicides" and "accidental deaths" all over the city. Green Arrow disguises himself as a scar-faced criminal, helped by Speedy, then pays for a hit on Oliver Queen. The masked man flees into the subway, where he's electrocuted on the third rail. Turns out he was a wanted criminal due to be electrocuted, so fate has intervened.
Keywords:
assassination; disguise; Electrocution

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; teen

Villainy in Venice (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Dina Lewis; Count Vitto
Synopsis:
In Venice, city of canals, a girl is bound and thrown in a canal, but fish carry her to Aquaman. Together they attended a masked ball at carnival to expose a gang out to steal a fabulous treasure. Aquaman reflects the girl spent her fortune to come find romance, and only found another fortune.
Keywords:
carnival; Treasure; Venice

Just Before the Fight (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Field
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Willy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils:
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks:
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

The Adventure of the Antelope Boy (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Antelope Boy; Mobs Bracket
Synopsis:
Johnny and Tubby are sent to Africa to find a jungle boy who reportedly runs with antelopes. But a criminal arrives first, kidnaps the boy, brings him to America, and uses him to snatch and run loot. Johnny finally catches the boy and the crooks, gets the boy freed, and finds he's been offered 57 college scholarships for their track teams!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gotham City; jungle boy

Indexer Notes

Takes place in Gotham City.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils:
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks:
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tug of War: Superboy vs Jumbo
    Superboy
  2. 1. A Lesson for a Bully
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Man Behind the Mask
    Green Arrow
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  5. 4. Villainy in Venice
    Aquaman
  6. 5. Just Before the Fight
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Willy
  8. 7. The Adventure of the Antelope Boy
    Johnny Quick
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Little Joey
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