(October-November 1943)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1943-08-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
?
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)

Lumberjack Bill (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.

The Cruise of the Crescent (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]; Gramp; Jerry; Peg-Leg; Loggerhead (villain)
Synopsis
Young Jerry borrows his grandfather's model boat, "The Crescent", and takes it down to the docks to sail it. But when Jerry daydreams about the Sandman and pirates, the boat slips away and the real Sandman and Sandy appear to not only rescue the ship, but also to round up a group of criminals who are smuggling in Brazilian diamonds.
Reprints

Power Start (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Death of Genius Jones] (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

Prisoners of Peril! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Shining Knight / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]

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

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

The Enigma of the Vanishing House! (Table of Contents: 8)

Starman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Emil Gershwin
Inks
Emil Gershwin
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Macklin; Hans (villain)
Synopsis
Starman aids the FBI in discovering the purpose of a pipe used by the Germans to refuel enemy submarines off the coast.
Reprints

The Cuckoo (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Arnold
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Loaded for Bear! (Table of Contents: 10)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]

Energy for Emergencies! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bombs Over Brittany (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

Writer and artist credits verified by Jerry Bails.

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Knickerbocker Pub. Co. / 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. Lumberjack Bill
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Cruise of the Crescent
    The Sandman
  5. 4. Power Start
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [Death of Genius Jones]
    Genius Jones
  7. 6. Prisoners of Peril!
    The Shining Knight
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Leading Comics
  9. 8. The Enigma of the Vanishing House!
    Starman
  10. 9. The Cuckoo
  11. 10. Loaded for Bear!
    Manhunter
  12. 11. Energy for Emergencies!
    Baby Ruth
  13. 12. Bombs Over Brittany
    Mike Gibbs, Guerrilla
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Knickerbocker Pub. Co.
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