(June 1941)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-04-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (uncredited); Murray Boltinoff (assistant editor, uncredited); Mort Weisinger (assistant editor, uncredited)

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
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
sabotage; saboteurs

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

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

[Clark Kent, Police Commissioner] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Sgt. Casey; Mayor Garson; Commissioner Larrimore (death); ex-Commissioner Kennedy (villain)
Synopsis
The criminal element of Metropolis is killing every Police Commissioner appointed, and Clark sees a connection between the criminal element and certain crooked politicians. But Clark is dumbfounded when it is suggested he take the job to crack down on that criminal element!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Superman is still sought by the police for working outside the law.

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

Quiz / 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
1. How many pounds are in a barrel of flour?

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

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

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Playboy's Gambling Ring] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

False Alarms / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lou Paige ?
Pencils
Lou Paige [as Paige] (signed)
Inks
Lou Paige [as Paige] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Puyallup, Wash. - An alarm sent the fire department...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit and first name of artist added by Craig Delich.

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

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

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

Oddities / 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
More than 95 million telephone conversations...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

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

Energy in the Pinches (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Facts.. / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Rx on prescription blanks...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

The Lost City of Atlantis (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Chad Grothkopf
Inks
Chad Grothkopf
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: 15) (Expand) /

Morrow Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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
That'll make a fine tank!
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

[The Spy B-7] (Table of Contents: 17)

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]; Bob Daley

In the Nick of Time (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 1.25 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Weston (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illos)
Inks
? (spot illos)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Hear Superman on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Justice Society of America Proudly Presents All-Star No. 5! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

The Winning Team! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

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

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Ray [as F Ray] (signed)
Pencils
Fred Ray [as F Ray] (signed)
Inks
Fred Ray [as F Ray] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A trading steamer on a muddy African river -
Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Joe Kent; Major Stirling; Syble Stirling; Mungo
Synopsis
Bill helps a British major's daughter kidnap the commander of an enemy outpost.
Keywords
horses; machine guns; pole vaulting; seaplanes; Tabur (African outpost)

Indexer Notes

Series continues from More Fun #67. Script credit added by Craig Delich, per the Who's Who.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kelly always blindfolds himself...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Model Airplane News / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

[The Baseball Fixers] (Table of Contents: 28)

Zatara / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara

At the Top of the Field! (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Home Recording Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Spencer Fireworks Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. [Clark Kent, Police Commissioner]
    Superman
  4. 3. ["1. How many pounds are in a barrel of flour?"]
    Quiz
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Starman; Adventure Comics
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  7. 6. [The Playboy's Gambling Ring]
    Pep Morgan
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  9. 8. ["Puyallup, Wash. - An alarm sent the fire department..."]
    False Alarms
  10. 9. ["You can still enter Superman's Super-Contest..."]
  11. 10. ["More than 95 million telephone conversations..."]
    Oddities
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    More Fun Comics
  13. 12. Energy in the Pinches
    Baby Ruth
  14. 13. ["The Rx on prescription blanks..."]
    Facts..
  15. 14. The Lost City of Atlantis
    Three Aces
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Morrow Coaster Brake
  17. 16. ["That'll make a fine tank!"]
    True-isms
  18. 17. [The Spy B-7]
    Mr. America
  19. 18. In the Nick of Time
  20. 19. Hear Superman on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  22. 21. The Justice Society of America Proudly Presents All-Star No. 5!
  23. 22. The Winning Team!
    Batman
  24. 23. ["A trading steamer on a muddy African river -"]
    Congo Bill
  25. 24. ["Kelly always blindfolds himself..."]
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Model Airplane News
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Action Stamp Page
  29. 28. [The Baseball Fixers]
    Zatara
  30. 29. At the Top of the Field!
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Home Recording Co.
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Spencer Fireworks Co.
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