Adventure Comics #58 [Price variant]

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #58.


none (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; the Sandman (inset)

[The Great Train Robbery] (Table of Contents)

The Hourman / comic story / 8 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]; Mr. Bannerman; Bob Burns and his brother (a Minute-Man); Guest Stars: Jimmy Martin; Thorndyke; Minute Men of America; Nick Remos (villain, introduction); Viller (villain, introduction); Sam (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Hourman and the Minute Men tackle the strange facts surrounding a $10,000 train robbery, and discover that one of the train clerks in an inside man for gangster, Nick Remos.

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-23. Writer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-1-9 and verified by Martin O'Hearn 2010-1-5.

[Legion of the Masked] (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); Madame Poinceau (introduction); Legion of the Masked (introduction)

[Kosta Strikes] (Table of Contents)

Mark Lansing / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Howard Purcell
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mark Lansing; General Kosta (villain)

[The PEGASUS Problem] (Table of Contents)

Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Carson; Blackbeard (villain, introduction); Jenks (villain, introduction)

In Emeralda (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; Guest Star: Deela; Princess Lalla (introduction); Gargo (villain, introduction, death)

[Manhunt On the Sun Limited] (Table of Contents)

Paul Kirk, Manhunter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Moore
Pencils:
Ed Moore
Inks:
Ed Moore
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Moore?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Paul Kirk (not the same as Manhunter who begins in issue #73, introduction); John Small (villain, introduction); Stormy Weathers (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-23.

Sky Visitor (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Shute (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Mango's Murder] (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; Talu (introduction); Mango (villain, introduction, death)

none (Table of Contents)

Peter and His Pup / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray McGill
Pencils:
Ray McGill
Inks:
Ray McGill
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray McGill

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter (introduction); Whiskers (a dog, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-2-23.

[Orchids of Doom] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf
Colors:
?
Letters:
Chad Grothkopf

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Carla Nogades (introduction); Bill Howard (introduction); Pedro Nogades (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
The Sandman has to battle the effects of the deadly Orchid Aerides Farmerii, which can strip the human body of its flesh!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
    The Hourman
  2. 1. [The Great Train Robbery]
    The Hourman
  3. 2. [Legion of the Masked]
    Barry O'Neill
  4. 3. [Kosta Strikes]
    Mark Lansing
  5. 4. [The PEGASUS Problem]
    Federal Men
  6. 5. In Emeralda
    Cotton Carver
  7. 6. [Manhunt On the Sun Limited]
    Paul Kirk, Manhunter
  8. 7. Sky Visitor
  9. 8. [Mango's Murder]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  10. 9. none
    Peter and His Pup
  11. 10. [Orchids of Doom]
    The Sandman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lindsey Naumann
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • 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
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner