(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:
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 Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman
Reprints:

[The Wax-Double Killers] (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]; an un-named mad scientist (villain, intro); Joe (villain); Mad-Dog Duncan (villain, animated wax figure, death); Alvin Kartis (villain, animated wax figure, death); Two Gun Carmody (villain, animated wax figure, death)
Synopsis:
A crazed scientist has invented an artificial heart and plastick skin, which he uses to bring wax figures of three criminals to life to rob and kill.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-18. Writer revision from Gardner F. Fox to Fitch by Craig Delich & verified by Martin O'Hearn 2009-4-18. Story title taken from the Archives.

[The Thought Machine of Fang Gow] (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)

[The Return of Singapore Sal] (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; Singapore Sal (villain)

[The Pawn Broker] (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; Mad Maddon (villain, intro, death); Flip Benson (villain, intro); Benson's hireling (villain, intro); Frank Fencet (villain, intro)
Synopsis:
While searching a mug for the missing Van Leew Emeralds, the Sandman discovers a curious pawn ticket. So he changes to Wesley Dodds, picks up Dian, and then changes back to continue the search for the emeralds AND to figure out the significance of that pawn ticket.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[The Phony Trucking Business] (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; Connolly (villain, introduction, death)

The Red Metal (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[The Nastonian Agent] (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; Eric Robbel (introduction, villain)

[Captain Coffin's Cutthroat Crew] (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 Coffin (introduction, villain)

[Mansion of Murder, Part 6] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

At Grips with the Wolf Men (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; Deela (guest); Red Mike (guest); Priests of Kossa (introduction); Lupa (introduction, villain); The Wolf Men (introduction, villains)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. [The Wax-Double Killers]
    The Hourman
  3. 2. [The Thought Machine of Fang Gow]
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. [The Return of Singapore Sal]
    Steve Conrad, Adventurer
  5. 4. [The Pawn Broker]
    The Sandman
  6. 5. [The Phony Trucking Business]
    Socko Strong
  7. 6. The Red Metal
  8. 7. [The Nastonian Agent]
    Federal Men
  9. 8. [Captain Coffin's Cutthroat Crew]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  10. 9. [Mansion of Murder, Part 6]
    Rusty and His Pals
  11. 10. At Grips with the Wolf Men
    Cotton Carver
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
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  • 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
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