(July 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 Hourman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hourman

[Wanted! Dead or Alive] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Creig Flessel [as Flessel] (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel [as Flessel] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Claudia Norgan (villain, intro); Amber Apple Gang (villains, intro for all)
Synopsis:
While Wes is enjoying Dian's musical abilities at the piano, they hear, then encounter, a thief stealing some gloves from Dian's room belonging to Claudia Norgan and leaving an amber apple in its place.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Flessel signed the strip in a newspaper found in the last panel on Page 4. Credits updated 11/04 by Bob Hughes, identified by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Farmer Doode / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bernard Baily
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bernard Baily ?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Farmer Doode (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance. Lettering credit added by Craig Delich 2-18-08.

[Mansion of Murder, Part 7] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rusty; Zoroff (villain, death); Karl (villain, death); a tribal chief (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[Fang Gow and the Spoiler Ray] (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 Red Metal (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

[The Kidnapping of Col. Bentley's Daughter] (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; Col. Bentley (introduction); Bentley's daughter (introduction)

[The Canadian Dope Smuggling Plot] (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 Conrad; Jim Larkins (villain, introduction); Larkins' gang (villains, introduction)

The Flying 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; Lupa (guest); Red Mike (guest); Deela (guest); Qwuar (introduction); Sleebos (villains, introduction, winged men)

[The Great I, Part 1] (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; The Great I (villain, introduction)

[Gun-Runners of the WASP] (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 Desmond (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

[The Phony Hourman] (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]; Bob Wallave (intro); Dr. Snegg (villain, intro, death)
Synopsis:
Rex gets a new helper in the munitions lab, but is shocked to later discover that he has been hynotized by a Doctor Snegg into assuming the role of Hour-Man to bring the real Man of the Hour into the open so he could dispose of him!
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 Archive.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hourman
  2. 1. [Wanted! Dead or Alive]
    The Sandman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Farmer Doode
  4. 3. [Mansion of Murder, Part 7]
    Rusty and His Pals
  5. 4. [Fang Gow and the Spoiler Ray]
    Barry O'Neill
  6. 5. The Red Metal
  7. 6. [The Kidnapping of Col. Bentley's Daughter]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  8. 7. [The Canadian Dope Smuggling Plot]
    Federal Men
  9. 8. The Flying Men
    Cotton Carver
  10. 9. [The Great I, Part 1]
    Socko Strong
  11. 10. [Gun-Runners of the WASP]
    Anchors Aweigh!
  12. 11. [The Phony Hourman]
    The Hourman
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