(January 1950)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy

Superboy Meets the Mummer (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; The Mummer
Synopsis:
The Mummer and his puppets seems a harmless novelty-- until he uses them to rob the Smallville Bank.
Reprints:

Cowboy of the Coral Seas (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Cowboy Charlie; BlackJack
Synopsis:
Cowboy Charlie tries to herd seals.

["Working for a sign company should be fun..."] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

The Strange Defenders of Montespan Castle (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? (GA writer 1?)
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy; Lady DeMontespan; Count D'Anjou
Synopsis:
Green Arrow's new supersonic Arrowjet sends the team into the past.
Keywords:
Arrowjet

Indexer Notes

in Middle Ages France (probably a dream)

The Sign of the Red Dragon (Table of Contents)

Shining Knight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shining Knight; Skinny Murgatroyd; Merlin; Sir Gawain; Tom
Synopsis:
The Shining Knight steers two boys from very different eras away from a life of crime.

Indexer Notes

at Camelot

Give Your Town a Present (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Camera Goes To War (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ?
Inks:
Raymond Perry ?
Colors:
Raymond Perry ?
Letters:
typeset

["Teacher said one of you boys should help me carry these books home"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

The Treasure of the Conquistadores (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts
Synopsis:
In the old West, three collectors vy for the clues to a lost treasure.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy Meets the Mummer
    Superboy
  3. 2. Cowboy of the Coral Seas
    Aquaman
  4. 3. ["Working for a sign company should be fun..."]
    Shorty
  5. 4. The Strange Defenders of Montespan Castle
    Green Arrow
  6. 5. The Sign of the Red Dragon
    Shining Knight
  7. 6. Give Your Town a Present
    Superboy
  8. 7. The Camera Goes To War
  9. 8. ["Teacher said one of you boys should help me carry these books home"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. The Treasure of the Conquistadores
    Johnny Quick
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