(March 1941)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-01-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (uncredited); Murray Boltinoff (uncredited)
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, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
dams

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Fred Ray.

The "Big Six" Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[The Coal Mine Heiress] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Jack Burnley [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Doris Laurey; Jim Laurey (villain); Crawford (villain)
Synopsis
Clark Kent gets the assignment to look into a young heiress, who has only only inherited her late father's coal mines, but intends to operate them...that is, until her Uncle decides to put her out of the way.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Superman next appears in World's Best Comics #1 on sale February 10, 1941.

Supermen of America (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Sailing Spies] (Table of Contents: 5)

Pep Morgan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Pep Morgan

Colossal! Terrific! Stupendous! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

World's Best Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Trapped on the Junk] (Table of Contents: 7)

Black Pirate / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

True-isms / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bermuda depends entirely upon rainfall...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Model Airplane Club / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[The Treasure of Kublai Khan, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 11)

Three Aces / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
Inks
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Three Aces [Fog Fortune; Gunner Bill; Whistler Will]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Shorty / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Inks
Fred Schwab [as Stockton] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Br-r-r! It's awfully cold!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

[The Munitions Magnate] (Table of Contents: 14)

Mr. America / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. America [Tex Thomson]

Safe Passage (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hilton (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Young (spot illos)
Inks
Cliff Young (spot illos)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Across two pages.

Superman Is on the Radio (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Coming at You! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Giant of the Lumberjacks! (Table of Contents: 18)

Clip Carson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp (signed)
Inks
George Papp (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Clip Carson

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

Peter and His Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter!! If you don't come in this house...
Genre
humor
Characters
Peter

Indexer Notes

Writer & letterer credits added by Craig Delich.

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

It's a Fact! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Chinese still fish...
Genre
non-fiction

Amazing Combination Offer (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Danny Dubb / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Asch
Inks
Stan Asch
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd like to rent a canoe...
Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Dubb

Here You Are, Fans! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Get Zatara! (Table of Contents: 24)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Joseph Sulman
Inks
Joseph Sulman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara

Here's What You've Been Waiting For - All Star No. 4! (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The "Big Six" Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field!
  3. 2. [The Coal Mine Heiress]
    Superman
  4. 3. Supermen of America
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  6. 5. [The Sailing Spies]
    Pep Morgan
  7. 6. Colossal! Terrific! Stupendous!
    World's Best Comics
  8. 7. [Trapped on the Junk]
    Black Pirate
  9. 8. ["Bermuda depends entirely upon rainfall..."]
    True-isms
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Model Airplane Club
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Action Stamp Page
  12. 11. [The Treasure of Kublai Khan, Part 2]
    Three Aces
  13. 12. ["Br-r-r! It's awfully cold!"]
    Shorty
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. [The Munitions Magnate]
    Mr. America
  16. 15. Safe Passage
  17. 16. Superman Is on the Radio
    The Adventures of Superman
  18. 17. Coming at You!
    Batman
  19. 18. The Giant of the Lumberjacks!
    Clip Carson
  20. 19. ["Peter!! If you don't come in this house..."]
    Peter and His Pup
  21. 20. ["The Chinese still fish..."]
    It's a Fact!
  22. 21. Amazing Combination Offer
    Remington Rand
  23. 22. ["I'd like to rent a canoe..."]
    Danny Dubb
  24. 23. Here You Are, Fans!
    Superman
  25. 24. Get Zatara!
    Zatara
  26. 25. Here's What You've Been Waiting For - All Star No. 4!
    All-Star Comics
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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