(February 1941)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-01-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (uncredited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[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
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Lancaster County Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Dr. Feher, Hypnotist of Crime] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Hourman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bernard Baily (signed)

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hourman [Rex Tyler]; John Grant; Fe. Insull; Mr. Carter; Guest Stars: Jimmy Martin; Thorndyke; three un-named Minute Men of America; Dr. Feher (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Hourman and the Minute Men face an evil doctor that uses hypnotism and mental telepathy on his rich patients, getting them to rob themselves!

Indexer Notes

Script credit added by Craig Delich and verified by Martin O'Hearn. Letterer credit also added by Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Thrust of the Dagger] (Table of Contents: 4)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Winiarski
Pencils
Ed Winiarski (as Win)
Inks
Ed Winiarski (as Win)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Barry O'Neill; Mr. Green (villain, introduction); Abbie Green (villain, introduction); Jenks (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Quiz Page / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed as Bolty)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed as Bolty)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed as Bolty)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
1. Where is Boulder Dam located?

Superman Krypto-Raygun (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Superman Krypto-Raygun / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Combat with Kosta] (Table of Contents: 7)

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, introduction); Lishak (villain, introduction)

[California] (Table of Contents: 8)

Facts / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed as Bolty)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed as Bolty)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed as Bolty)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

The Spectre (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Spectre; More Fun Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Mystery of the Smuggled Diamonds (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Chad Grothkopf (signed as Chad)
Inks
Chad Grothkopf (signed as Chad)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
Steve Carson; Barns (villain, introduction)

Junior Federal Men Club (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Revolt in Emeralda (Table of Contents: 12)

Cotton Carver / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Cotton Carver; Guest Stars: Lalla; Deela; Nolka (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Artist credits verified by Jerry Bails.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Danny Dubb / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How'd you boys like to earn a dollar?
Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Dubb (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Snapshots with Our Candid Cartoon Camera / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My dad is not old-fashioned...
Genre
humor

[Manhunt on the Wharves] (Table of Contents: 15)

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; Reeves (introduction, death); Haley (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Runaround (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Murray Boltinoff (credited as Ray Bolton)
Pencils
Fred Ray (as Fray)
Inks
Fred Ray (as Fray)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Superman Is on the Radio (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Headhunters] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Adventure Stamp Page / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Sport-Talk.. / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed as Bolty)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed as Bolty)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed as Bolty)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before 1896 the United States football was round!
Genre
non-fiction

[The Story of the Flaming Ruby] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Henry Jenks and his gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Sandman must tackle the mystery of a huge blood red ruby that has a blood-stained curse behind it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich. We previously suggested Grothkopf for both pencils and inks. Inker credit in Archives is wrong.

At the Top of the Field! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hourman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Lancaster County Seed Co.
  3. 2. [Dr. Feher, Hypnotist of Crime]
    The Hourman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  5. 4. [The Thrust of the Dagger]
    Barry O'Neill
  6. 5. ["1. Where is Boulder Dam located?"]
    The Quiz Page
  7. 6. Superman Krypto-Raygun
    Superman Krypto-Raygun
  8. 7. [Combat with Kosta]
    Mark Lansing
  9. 8. [California]
    Facts
  10. 9. The Spectre
    The Spectre; More Fun Comics
  11. 10. Mystery of the Smuggled Diamonds
    Federal Men
  12. 11. Junior Federal Men Club
  13. 12. Revolt in Emeralda
    Cotton Carver
  14. 13. ["How'd you boys like to earn a dollar?"]
    Danny Dubb
  15. 14. ["My dad is not old-fashioned..."]
    Snapshots with Our Candid Cartoon Camera
  16. 15. [Manhunt on the Wharves]
    Paul Kirk, Manhunter
  17. 16. Runaround
  18. 17. Superman Is on the Radio
    The Adventures of Superman
  19. 18. [The Headhunters]
    Steve Conrad Adventurer
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Adventure Stamp Page
  21. 20. ["Before 1896 the United States football was round!"]
    Sport-Talk..
  22. 21. [The Story of the Flaming Ruby]
    The Sandman
  23. 22. At the Top of the Field!
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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