(November 1943)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-08-28
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.

Louie the Lug Goes Literary (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby (layout)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Funk and Wagnalls New Standard Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Louie the Lug Goes Literary (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Joe Simon (signed); Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed) (layout)
Inks
Joe Simon ? (signed) (likely used a ghost creator)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion [Tommy Tompkins; Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]]; Louie the Lug (villain); "Silver" Plait (villain); "Mugger" Dawes (villain)
Synopsis
The Legion, wanting to help out with the war effort by collecting books for the U.S.O., picks up a book from the landlady of Louie the Lug during the drive, not knowing the book contains copper engraving plates for counterfeit currency.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm acting sergeant today...
Genre
humor; military

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Butch Minds the Birdies! (Table of Contents: 6)

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]; Butch

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

Super Sleuth McFooey / 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
From me to you, pal...
Genre
humor; crime
Characters
Super Sleuth McFooey

The Case of the Frivolous Fish! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Penniless Palmer

Journey of Hope (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Goss
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Little Rebel! (Table of Contents: 10)

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]

If I Were Robotman! (Table of Contents: 11)

Robotman / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Jimmy Thompson
Inks
Jimmy Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
Jimmy Thompson

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

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Louie the Lug Goes Literary
    The Newsboy Legion
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Funk and Wagnalls New Standard Encyclopedia
  3. 2. Louie the Lug Goes Literary
    The Newsboy Legion
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["I'm acting sergeant today..."]
    Private Pete
  6. 5. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  7. 6. Butch Minds the Birdies!
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  8. 7. ["From me to you, pal..."]
    Super Sleuth McFooey
  9. 8. The Case of the Frivolous Fish!
    Penniless Palmer
  10. 9. Journey of Hope
  11. 10. The Little Rebel!
    Liberty Belle
  12. 11. If I Were Robotman!
    Robotman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    World's Finest Comics
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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