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(June 1940)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1940-04-24
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 455004.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Reprints:
Keywords:
speedboats

[Amnesiac Robbers] (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor (named); Lois Lane; Galbraith; Medini (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
A weird case of bank guards, messengers, etc. suffering from amnesia while on missions to transport large amounts of money spurs Superman to get involved.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"S" on cape, large "S" shield on shirt begins; Jimmy Olsen introduced 4/15/40 on radio. Synopsis added by Craig delich 8-23-08.

[Enemy Sub] (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

[Captured by Captain Ruff] (Table of Contents)

The 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]; Captain Ruff (villain)

[The Living Statues] (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 8-23-08.

[The Kidnapping] (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; Gargantua T. Potts; Bob Daley

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of Gargantua T. Potts. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 8-23-08.

Message to the Major [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox (signed)
Pencils:
? (spot illos)
Inks:
? (spot illos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Calero the Rebel Leader (Table of Contents)

Clip Carson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Clip Carson

The One Man Crime Wave (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. [Amnesiac Robbers]
    Superman
  3. 2. [Enemy Sub]
    Pep Morgan
  4. 3. [Captured by Captain Ruff]
    The Black Pirate
  5. 4. [The Living Statues]
    Three Aces
  6. 5. [The Kidnapping]
    Tex Thomson
  7. 6. Message to the Major [Part 1]
  8. 7. Calero the Rebel Leader
    Clip Carson
  9. 8. The One Man Crime Wave
    Zatara
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