(June 1941)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (uncredited); Murray Boltinoff (assistant editor, uncredited); Mort Weisinger (assistant editor, 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

[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.

["1. How many pounds are in a barrel of flour?"] (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:
?

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)

["Puyallup, Wash. - An alarm sent the fire department..."] (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:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

["You can still enter Superman's Super-Contest..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

["More than 95 million telephone conversations..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Oddities / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
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: 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)

["The Rx on prescription blanks..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

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)

["That'll make a fine tank!"] (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:
?

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)

["A trading steamer on a muddy African river -"] (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:
?

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.

["Kelly always blindfolds himself..."] (Table of Contents: 24)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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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