(May-June 1948)

DC, 1939 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
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Assistant editor dates approximate. First post Siegel and Shuster issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

["Meet the new delivery boy"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
children; humor

Preview of Plunder (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Stan Kaye?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; The Prankster; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
The Prankster places statues around town announcing his next crimes- and all the statues show Superman helping him!

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Martin O'Hearn. Inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04.

Superman Turns On the Heat (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Ira Yarbrough
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Hiram Brownlee
Synopsis:
A small town farmer asks Superman for a favor which results in unforseen concsequences

Indexer Notes

Writer ID by Martin O'Hearn. Inker id by Bob Hughes 12/04

Open For Business (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Carlton
Letters:
typeset

Superman In Valhalla (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; Jack Allen; Bushy Barnes
Synopsis:
Superman goes searching for a lost movie company and ends up seemingly in Valhalla, home of the Norse gods.

Indexer Notes

Writer ID by Martin O'Hearn.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. ["Meet the new delivery boy"]
    Little Pete
  3. 2. Preview of Plunder
    Superman
  4. 3. Superman Turns On the Heat
    Superman
  5. 4. Open For Business
  6. 5. Superman In Valhalla
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
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