(July 1942)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-05-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon ? (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Starman [Ted Knight] (inset)
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Western Star (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[Starman Eclipses the Sun] (Table of Contents: 3)

Starman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Jack Burnley (signed)
Inks
Jack Burnley (signed); Ray Burnley (backgrounds)
Colors
Raymond Perry
Letters
Betty Bentley

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Starman [Ted Knight]; Doris Lee; Woodley Allen; The Sun and His Satellites [aka The Moroni Gang: The Sun [Moroni]; The Moon; Comet; Saturn; Mercury] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Starman faces a dire threat from the Moroni Gang, now outfitted with fantastic weapons and a rocketship, as they take on the personas of the Sun and some of the orbiting satellites which line up with the names and weapons they have chosen.
Reprints
Keywords
Gravity Rod

Indexer Notes

Letterer and background ink credits by Craig Delich.

The Million Dollar Orphan (Table of Contents: 4)

The Hourman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Hour-Man [Rex Tyler]; Danny McGrew; Thorndyke Tompkins; Joe (villain)
Synopsis
Rex Tyler visits an orphanage and tries to impress the kids with several scientific experiments, and all are impressed...that is, except one, who is suddenly kidnapped by thugs. But when the Hourman tries to rescue the young boy, he refuses to be saved and seems to want to have a ransom paid for his safe return!

Indexer Notes

Ken Fitch credit removed by Craig Delich. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Eagle Eye (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Weston
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

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

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm - Maybe a little culture will do me some good...
Genre
humor

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Origin of Tarsi the Tiger Boy] (Table of Contents: 8)

Steve Conrad, Adventurer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Lehti
Pencils
Jack Lehti
Inks
Jack Lehti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Conrad; Tarsi

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

advertisement / 0.23 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.44 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going on submarine duty today!
Genre
humor

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

Prize Comics / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Three Badmen on a Horse (Table of Contents: 12)

The Shining Knight / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Lynne Perkins
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit verified by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Me go to big city...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Laffs / 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
Officer Reilly isn't here...
Genre
humor

["Now, look, Rover...] (Table of Contents: 16)

Gee Man / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

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

All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Legend of the Silent Bear (Table of Contents: 18)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Reprints

Mr. Noah Raids the Town! (Table of Contents: 19)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Mr. Noah [Noah Barton] (villain)
Synopsis
Noah Barton's disturbing dream leads him to discover a way to make himself wealthy, yet avert suspicion from himself and his gang by posing as a modern-day Noah, predicting doom and gloom for mankind.
Reprints

Now on Sale (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Tootsie Roll of Honor (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Western Star
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. [Starman Eclipses the Sun]
    Starman
  5. 4. The Million Dollar Orphan
    The Hourman
  6. 5. Eagle Eye
  7. 6. ["Hmm - Maybe a little culture will do me some good..."]
    Clancy the Cop
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  9. 8. [The Origin of Tarsi the Tiger Boy]
    Steve Conrad, Adventurer
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. ["I'm going on submarine duty today!"]
    Shorty
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Prize Comics
  13. 12. Three Badmen on a Horse
    The Shining Knight
  14. 13. ["Me go to big city..."]
    Chief Hot Foot
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Morrow Coaster Brake
  16. 15. ["Officer Reilly isn't here..."]
    Laffs
  17. 16. ["Now, look, Rover...]
    Gee Man
  18. 17. ["War calls the Justice Society into action!"]
    All-Star Comics; The Justice Society of America
  19. 18. The Legend of the Silent Bear
    Manhunter
  20. 19. Mr. Noah Raids the Town!
    The Sandman
  21. 20. Now on Sale
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  23. 22. The Tootsie Roll of Honor
    Tootsie Roll
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