(April 1948)

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 (managing); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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 for a Day (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
automobiles; machine guns

Superman for a Day! (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; The Helicopter Bandits (villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is the first issue with no by-line credit to Siegel and Shuster. One of the rare issues in which Clark Kent actually changes to Superman in a phone booth.

Treasure Trove! (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Writer S ?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Count Narski (villain)

Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck (? Pete Costanza?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Concert for Crime! (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara; P. Piper; the mayor of Oak City (villain)

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Cabbie Casey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Birthday That Backfired! (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante; Stuff; The Rainbow Man (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry Jitterbug / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman for a Day
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman for a Day!
    Superman
  3. 2. Treasure Trove!
    Congo Bill
  4. 3. Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie
  5. 4. Concert for Crime!
    Zatara
  6. 5. [untitled]
    Cabbie Casey
  7. 6. The Birthday That Backfired!
    Vigilante
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jerry Jitterbug
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