(January 1948)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, 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:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Art id by Bob Hughes 8/05. Formerly Jack Burnley?

Barbed-Wire Boystown (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Slick Lewis; Warden Smith; Socker; Red
Synopsis:
Superboy becomes temporary Warden of the State Reform School.

Indexer Notes

art id by Bob Hughes 7/07

The Magic Sword (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Chuck Winter
Inks:
Chuck Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
vs. Archimago at Camelot; with Sir Butch of Beeler's Alley ; King Arthur
Synopsis:
The Archimago steals Excalibur.

Indexer Notes

This story follows the story to be printed in #132.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Lucy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor

A Black Eye For Bull's-Eye (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy; Bull's-Eye

One Step To Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Rosen
Letters:
typeset

The Sea Serpent (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Professor Ness; Professor Leach
Synopsis:
Professor Ness creates a super growth hormone, which creates sea serpents.

A Modern Cinderella (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Finger?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (layouts only?)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Ella Saunders; Mr. Jordan; Tommy; English Eddie; Marge
Synopsis:
Ella falls for Tommy, but is afraid he'll dump her when he finds out she's not rich, which he will because he's only after her money.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Barbed-Wire Boystown
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Magic Sword
    Shining Knight
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Little Lucy
  5. 4. A Black Eye For Bull's-Eye
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. One Step To Death
  7. 6. The Sea Serpent
    Aquaman
  8. 7. A Modern Cinderella
    Johnny Quick
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