(June 1940)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

[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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