(May 1940)

DC, 1938 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A DC Publication
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 Hourman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hourman; the Sandman (inset)

[The Dark Horse] (Table of Contents)

The Hourman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; James Carren (introduction); Nick Bates (villain, introduction); Nick Bates' gang (villains, introduction)
Synopsis:
Rex Tyler's 3rd client, James Carren, has been told by a mobster that, unless he sells half interest in his race horse "Blue Bell", he and the horse will never see Kentucky again.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-10. Writer revision from Gardner F. Fox to Fitch by Craig Delich & verified by Martin O'Hearn on 2009-4-18.

[Fang Gow and the Stolen Planes] (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; Fang Gow (villain)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Schwab

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty

Indexer Notes

Last appearance; Schwab credits added by Craig Delich 2-10-08.

[The Hot-Air Weapon] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Carson; An inventor (villain, introduction, death); Nitkoff (villain, introduction, death)

[Tuffy and Limpy's Revenge Plot] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Toughy Tonger (villain, intro); Limpy (villain, intro)
Synopsis:
Sandman aids Dian by attempting to stop a pair of convicted felons, who have escaped from prison, from murdering her district attorney father who sent them up.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits updated 11/04 by Bob Hughes, identified by Craig Delich.

Boxing Glove Versus Fiddle (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Albert Sulman
Pencils:
Joseph Sulman
Inks:
Joseph Sulman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; sports
Characters:
Socko Strong; Papa Manetta (introduction); Joe Manetta (introduction); Eddie Garr (villain, introduction)

Dead Reckoning (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tex Horton (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Spy of the South Seas] (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; An unnamed enemy agent (villain, introduction)

[Mansion of Murder, Part 5] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rusty; Tino (villain); Karl (villain); Zoroff (villain)

[Search for Captain Miles] (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 Miles (introduction, death); an unnamed bad guy (villain, introduction)

In the City of Glass (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Jack Lehti
Inks:
Jack Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cotton Carver; Red Mike (guest); Deela (guest); King John (villain, introduction); Druids (villains, introduction); Henry Smith (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hourman
  2. 1. [The Dark Horse]
    The Hourman
  3. 2. [Fang Gow and the Stolen Planes]
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  5. 4. [The Hot-Air Weapon]
    Federal Men
  6. 5. [Tuffy and Limpy's Revenge Plot]
    The Sandman
  7. 6. Boxing Glove Versus Fiddle
    Socko Strong
  8. 7. Dead Reckoning
  9. 8. [Spy of the South Seas]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  10. 9. [Mansion of Murder, Part 5]
    Rusty and His Pals
  11. 10. [Search for Captain Miles]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  12. 11. In the City of Glass
    Cotton Carver
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner