(February 1940)

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 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)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman
Reprints:

Lady in Evening Clothes (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont [aka "Diana Ware"] (intro); District Attorney Belmont (Dian Belmont's father); Trigger Hunt (villain); Black Bill Trent (villain)
Synopsis:
Wes Dodds meets a mysterious "lady in evening clothes," who has been ordered to his home in order to rob his safe, and he is further mystified to discover she knows that he is the Sandman!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Wesley Dodds called a "steel magnate" in this story; synopsis added by Craig Delich 2-6-08.

[The Phony LeGrand] (Table of Contents)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Winiarski
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry O'Neill; Le Grand (introduction); Number 57 (villain); other spies (villains, introduction, most death)

[Anarchists At the Exposition] (Table of Contents)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Mart Bailey?
Inks:
Mart Bailey?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Luigi (villain, introduction, death); another anarchist (villain, introduction)

[Hassle In Hollywood, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Socko Strong / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Sulman
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman [as Koppy] (signed)
Inks:
Joseph Sulman [as Koppy] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; sports
Characters:
Socko Strong; Monte Swift (villain, introduction)

The Walking Ghost (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rex Vance (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Gold Plane Robberies: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Captain Desmo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Winiarski
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Desmo; Vasili Gerke (villain, death)

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in MORE FUN COMICS #53.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Professor Doolittle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kane
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Kane?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Doolittle

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2-6-08.

[Revenge of the Drug Ring] (Table of Contents)

Steve Conrad Adventurer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Conrad; Chinese drug ring (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Last appeared in Adventure #25.

[Mansion of Murder: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Rusty and His Pals / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger?
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Kane

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rusty; John Rankin (guest-star, death); Angus MacHeather (introduction); Tino (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2-6-08.

[Captain Skinner and the Gold Ship] (Table of Contents)

Anchors Aweigh! / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bart Tumey
Pencils:
Bart Tumey
Inks:
Bart Tumey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Skinner (villain, introduction)

The First Ones (Table of Contents)

Cotton Carver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cotton Carver; Deela (guest-star); The First Ones (villain, introduction); Grook the Great (villain, introduction, death?)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. Lady in Evening Clothes
    The Sandman
  3. 2. [The Phony LeGrand]
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. [Anarchists At the Exposition]
    Federal Men
  5. 4. [Hassle In Hollywood, Part 1]
    Socko Strong
  6. 5. The Walking Ghost
  7. 6. [The Gold Plane Robberies: Part 2]
    Captain Desmo
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Professor Doolittle
  9. 8. [Revenge of the Drug Ring]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  10. 9. [Mansion of Murder: Part 2]
    Rusty and His Pals
  11. 10. [Captain Skinner and the Gold Ship]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  12. 11. The First Ones
    Cotton Carver
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