(August-September 1943)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby [as Kirby] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Simon] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman; Sandy; Starman (inset)
Reprints:

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

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

When the Typhoon Blows (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.

I Hated the Sandman! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
? [as Joe Simon] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Silas Pettigrew; Mickey the Mope (villain); Tennessee Tommy (villain)
Synopsis:
Silas Pettigrew hated sleep because he couldn't stay awake, and he hated the Sandman because he was a symbol of sleep. But when Silas is falsely accused of murdering a Policeman, the Sandman steps into the picture, and, with the accidental help of Pettigrew, puts the criminals behind bars and restores a normal existence to Silas.
Reprints:

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The West Goes Ghost! (Table of Contents: 5)

Genius Jones / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Kaye
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones

["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Troubles of a Taxidermist! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Shining Knight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

Crime Paints a Picture! (Table of Contents: 8)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Doris Lee; Axel Elgren; Crabby Dan McGraw (villain)
Synopsis:
Starman begins to wonder why an art studio hires the worst artist ever, who then proceeds to make sales of his paintings. Then the Astral Avenger discovers why: stolen jewels are hidden within the paintings!
Reprints:

Voice in the Night (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Norman Goss
Letters:
typeset

The Man from Yesterday! (Table of Contents: 10)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]

["Bum business today..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

Jack Potts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

You Never Can Beat the Dutch! (Table of Contents: 12)

Mike Gibbs, Guerrilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Irving Tirman
Inks:
Irving Tirman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mike Gibbs

Indexer Notes

Story and art credits confirmed by Jerry Bails.

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

Lightning Ju-Jitsu / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Publishers Art Service / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie Battles Monster Man! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. When the Typhoon Blows
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. I Hated the Sandman!
    The Sandman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  6. 5. The West Goes Ghost!
    Genius Jones
  7. 6. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  8. 7. The Troubles of a Taxidermist!
    The Shining Knight
  9. 8. Crime Paints a Picture!
    Starman
  10. 9. Voice in the Night
  11. 10. The Man from Yesterday!
    Manhunter
  12. 11. ["Bum business today..."]
    Jack Potts
  13. 12. You Never Can Beat the Dutch!
    Mike Gibbs, Guerrilla
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Lightning Ju-Jitsu
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Publishers Art Service
  16. 15. Captain Tootsie Battles Monster Man!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
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