(September 1943)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-06-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as F. W. Ellsworth) (editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Newsboy Legion / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion [Tommy Tompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]]
Reprints

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

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

Shadow in the Pines (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.

Death Strikes a Bargain (Table of Contents: 3)

The Newsboy Legion / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon (signed); Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve (signed as Joe Simon)
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion [Tommy Tompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]]; Police Chief Blaine; Mr. Masterson (villain, philanthropist); Giraffe Fontanne (villain, death); the Mystery Mob (villains)
Synopsis
Faced with mass murders occurring in Suicide Slum, a wealthy philanthropist offers to conduct an experiment in "environmental change" by putting the Legion members up in his home in plush surroundings. But the Guardian discovers Mr. Masterson's efforts are actually a front to get the boys out of the way so they could commit their crimes.
Reprints

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

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

The Mail-Order Mob! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harold Sherman
Inks
Harold Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]

The Mystery of the Leaping Lothario! (Table of Contents: 6)

Penniless Palmer / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Penniless Palmer

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

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

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

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And the first thing to remember...
Genre
humor; military

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Jitters' Jeep / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Farr
Pencils
Jack Farr
Inks
Jack Farr
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Farr

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tsk-tsk! -- A jeep can get you anywhere...
Genre
humor

Series Incident (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Beggars' Masquerade! (Table of Contents: 12)

Liberty Belle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron (signed)
Pencils
Chuck Winter (signed)
Inks
Chuck Winter (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Liberty Belle [Libby Lawrence]

The Bandit Beasties! (Table of Contents: 13)

Robotman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
Chuck Winter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Robotman [Robert Crane; aka Paul Dennis]

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich.

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Shadow in the Pines
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Death Strikes a Bargain
    The Newsboy Legion
  5. 4. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  6. 5. The Mail-Order Mob!
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  7. 6. The Mystery of the Leaping Lothario!
    Penniless Palmer
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Leading Comics
  9. 8. ["And the first thing to remember..."]
    Private Pete
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  11. 10. ["Tsk-tsk! -- A jeep can get you anywhere..."]
    Jitters' Jeep
  12. 11. Series Incident
  13. 12. The Beggars' Masquerade!
    Liberty Belle
  14. 13. The Bandit Beasties!
    Robotman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
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