(July 1941)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-05-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (uncredited); Murray Boltinoff (assistant editor, uncredited); Mort Weisinger (assistant editor, uncredited)
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
mountain climbing

Indexer Notes

Art credits verified by Fred Ray, incorrectly credited to Jack Burnley in the Archives collection. Blue "S" on cape.

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

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

[Hypnosis by Radio] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Leo Nowak [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Sgt. Casey; Perry White; Harold Morton (villain)
Synopsis
Superman is puzzled as several well respected citizens commit crimes, then remember nothing about the incidents!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ed Dobrotka not credited in Archives.

Energy to Burn (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Money for You! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[Slim is Kidnapped] (Table of Contents: 5)

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: 6)

Funnies / 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
We got lost...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

Here It Is - Boys and Girls All-Flash Quarterly No. 1! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

All-Flash Quarterly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Don De Avila] (Table of Contents: 8)

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]

[Flames from the Sea!] (Table of Contents: 9)

Fantastic Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

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

The Treacherous Ministers of Atlantis! (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) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Gorrah Strikes at Libraries] (Table of Contents: 13)

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]; the Gorrah (Villain)

Free! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Moo! / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Rock-Bound (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 1.17 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Shane (credited
Pencils
Stan Kaye (spot illo, signed)
Inks
Stan Kaye (spot illo, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Hear Superman 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)

Jungle Fun / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Carney (signed)
Inks
Bill Carney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't worry, fellows...
Genre
humor

For You! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

The Mines of Ophir! (Table of Contents: 19)

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; Holberg; Alex Holberg; Gando
Synopsis
Bill and Professor Kent follow a murderer on the trail to the mines of Ophir.
Keywords
dynamite; jungle fever; lions; Mines of Ophir; stereotyping of African natives; treasure maps

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He lost a coat once...
Genre
humor

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

advertisement / 0.17 page (report information)

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

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

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

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
The inhabited polar regions...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

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

[The Rolling Fireball Menace] (Table of Contents: 25)

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: 26) (Expand) /

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

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

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Tootsie Roll of Honor (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / 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. [Hypnosis by Radio]
    Superman
  4. 3. Energy to Burn
    Baby Ruth
  5. 4. Money for You!
    Superman
  6. 5. [Slim is Kidnapped]
    Pep Morgan
  7. 6. ["We got lost..."]
    Funnies
  8. 7. Here It Is - Boys and Girls All-Flash Quarterly No. 1!
    All-Flash Quarterly
  9. 8. [Don De Avila]
    Black Pirate
  10. 9. [Flames from the Sea!]
    Fantastic Facts
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Action Stamp Page
  12. 11. The Treacherous Ministers of Atlantis!
    Three Aces
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  14. 13. [The Gorrah Strikes at Libraries]
    Mr. America
  15. 14. Free!
    Moo!
  16. 15. Rock-Bound
  17. 16. Hear Superman on the Radio!
    The Adventures of Superman
  18. 17. ["Don't worry, fellows..."]
    Jungle Fun
  19. 18. For You!
    Starman; Adventure Comics
  20. 19. The Mines of Ophir!
    Congo Bill
  21. 20. ["He lost a coat once..."]
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Morrow Coaster Brake
  24. 23. ["The inhabited polar regions..."]
    Curios
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  26. 25. [The Rolling Fireball Menace]
    Zatara
  27. 26. At the Top of the Field!
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
  29. 28. The Tootsie Roll of Honor
    Tootsie Roll
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