(October 1943)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1943-07-31
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.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Victuals for Victory (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)

Stand By -- Mark! (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.

Victuals for Victory (Table of Contents: 3)

The Newsboy Legion / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon (signed); Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve [as Joe Simon] (signed)
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]]; Mr. Jones (farmer); Ezra (villain); Horace Hickey (villain)
Synopsis
The boys and Patrolman Harper head out to a farming community to assist in the Victory Program because of the shortage of farm labor. However, two of the laborers there are former criminals looking to make a quick buck from the farmer in charge so they can head to town and get into the big time.
Reprints

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Origin of Our Present-Day Quick Lunch (Table of Contents: 5)

History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

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

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

Mr. Gadget Goes to Town! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Hal Sherman
Inks
Hal Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; Mr. Gadget (villain)

He's in the Army, Too! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; military

The Gold-Giving Gadget! (Table of Contents: 9)

Penniless Palmer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Storm
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Penniless Palmer

"Hap" Hazy Hypnotist (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hap Hazy

South of the Border! (Table of Contents: 11)

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]

Sea Incident (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eric Dabney
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Radium Rogues! (Table of Contents: 14)

Robotman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Knickerbocker Pub. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Victuals for Victory
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Stand By -- Mark!
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Victuals for Victory
    The Newsboy Legion
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Origin of Our Present-Day Quick Lunch
    History
  7. 6. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  8. 7. Mr. Gadget Goes to Town!
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  9. 8. He's in the Army, Too!
  10. 9. The Gold-Giving Gadget!
    Penniless Palmer
  11. 10. "Hap" Hazy Hypnotist
  12. 11. South of the Border!
    Liberty Belle
  13. 12. Sea Incident
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  15. 14. The Radium Rogues!
    Robotman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Leading Comics
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Knickerbocker Pub. Co.
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