(May 1940)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1940-03-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth; Murray Boltinoff
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 451427.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Paul Cassidy
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:

[Carnahan's Heir] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Paul Cassidy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor; Rufus Carnahan; Peter Carnahan; Jenkins; Jake Brent (villain); Benny Farrel
Synopsis:
A dying millionaire requests the aid of the Man of Tomorrow to help straighten out his worthless son, who is a gambler, spendthrift, and a weak-kneed sop.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-22-08.

[Spring Training] (Table of Contents)

Pep Morgan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pep Morgan

[Escape from the Island] (Table of Contents)

Black Pirate / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]

[The Stolen Gold] (Table of Contents)

Three Aces / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Three Aces [Fog Fortune; Gunner Bill; Whistler Will]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 8-22-08.

[The Invisible Steam] (Table of Contents)

Tex Thomson / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tex Thomson; Bob Daley; Gargantua T. Potts

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-22-08.

Eleven Minutes (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Guy Monroe (signed)
Pencils:
? (spot illo)
Inks:
? (spot illo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Revolution in Verdania, Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Clip Carson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Clip Carson

The Magician Murder (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [Carnahan's Heir]
    Superman
  3. 2. [Spring Training]
    Pep Morgan
  4. 3. [Escape from the Island]
    Black Pirate
  5. 4. [The Stolen Gold]
    Three Aces
  6. 5. [The Invisible Steam]
    Tex Thomson
  7. 6. Eleven Minutes
  8. 7. [Revolution in Verdania, Part 2]
    Clip Carson
  9. 8. The Magician Murder
    Zatara
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