(May 1941)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-03-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (uncredited); Murray Boltinoff (uncredited)

Issue Notes

On sale date from contest in Superman #10 and 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
robots

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Fred Ray.

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

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

[Fifth Columnists] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Wayne Boring (p. 1); Joe Shuster (pp. 2-13)
Inks
Wayne Boring
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Ted Allen (villain); Stuart Pemberton (villain)
Synopsis
The Volunteers for Peace try to stir up anti-rearmament talk among their members, hoping they will help sabotage strategic centers in the U.S. thereby paving the way for an invasion by a "Nation X". But Superman intervenes, stopping that invasion and saving Lois' life in the process!
Reprints

Money for You! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[The Fur Thieves] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Inks
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Pep Morgan

[Fish Without Eyes] (Table of Contents: 5)

Facts.. / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

All-Star Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Return to Spain] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
The Black Pirate [Jon Valor]

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

Curios / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Schoolboy, eh?
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

Win This Car! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Junior Auto Club / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Cartoon Candid Camera / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy - If I bring the fellows in...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer & letterer credits added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Black Owl; Prize Comics / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Mountain of Gold] (Table of Contents: 12)

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.

The "Big Six" Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[Blackmail] (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]

Tale of a Mule (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
John Hilton (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Young [as Cliff] (spot illo, signed)
Inks
Cliff Young [as Cliff] (spot illo, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Curios / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Salesmen are often called 'drummers'...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Star Man; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Central American General] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Inks
George Papp [as Geo. Papp] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Clip Carson

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

Jest Jokin' / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got so many girls, I gotta put on more weight...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Spencer Fireworks Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[The Dude Ranch Kidnappers] (Table of Contents: 23)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Joseph Sulman (signed)
Inks
Joseph Sulman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara

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

Facts / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The white of the egg...
Genre
non-fiction

Private! (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Loads of Energy (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Lancaster County Seed Co.
  3. 2. [Fifth Columnists]
    Superman
  4. 3. Money for You!
  5. 4. [The Fur Thieves]
    Pep Morgan
  6. 5. [Fish Without Eyes]
    Facts..
  7. 6. ["For thrills and adventure..."]
    All-Star Comics
  8. 7. [Return to Spain]
    Black Pirate
  9. 8. ["Schoolboy, eh?"]
    Curios
  10. 9. Win This Car!
    Junior Auto Club
  11. 10. ["Daddy - If I bring the fellows in..."]
    Cartoon Candid Camera
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Black Owl; Prize Comics
  13. 12. [The Mountain of Gold]
    Three Aces
  14. 13. The "Big Six" Comic Magazines Still Lead the Field!
  15. 14. [Blackmail]
    Mr. America
  16. 15. Tale of a Mule
  17. 16. Superman Is on the Radio
    The Adventures of Superman
  18. 17. ["Salesmen are often called 'drummers'..."]
    Curios
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Star Man; Adventure Comics
  20. 19. [The Central American General]
    Clip Carson
  21. 20. ["I got so many girls, I gotta put on more weight..."]
    Jest Jokin'
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Spencer Fireworks Co.
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Action Stamp Page
  24. 23. [The Dude Ranch Kidnappers]
    Zatara
  25. 24. ["The white of the egg..."]
    Facts
  26. 25. Private!
    Superman
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  28. 27. Loads of Energy
    Baby Ruth
This issue was most recently modified by:
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