(December 1943-January 1944)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1943-10-19
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

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 [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Starman [Ted Knight] (inset)
Reprints:

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prisoner of His Dreams (Table of Contents: 2)

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]; Archibald Shelby; Blackie (villain)
Synopsis:
Archibald Shelby has the uncanny ability to plan perfect crimes while he sleeps, and a gang of criminals decide to use that ability to their advantage!
Reprints:

Get Going! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the Curious Crossroad! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones

The Golden Horseshoe! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

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

The Plundering Planets! (Table of Contents: 6)

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; John Wilcox; the Sun (villain); the Moon (villain); Saturn (villain)
Synopsis:
Escaping from prison, the Sun, Moon and Saturn make off with the Green Star, a very valuable emerald owned by John Wilcox. However, when Wilcox's children take off after the criminals, Starman loses no time in tracking all of them down: to recover the gem and save the criminals from the kids!
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Gravity Rod; The Green Star (large emerald)

A Warrior Returns (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Lowry
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Editorial Advisory Board of the Superman DC Comics Magazines (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.2 page (report information)

Fisherman's Fortune! (Table of Contents: 9)

Manhunter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Paul Kirk]

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Trouble in Three-Quarter Time! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Mike Gibbs

Indexer Notes

Artist credits verified by Jerry Bails.

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

Invention Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  3. 2. Prisoner of His Dreams
    The Sandman
  4. 3. Get Going!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Case of the Curious Crossroad!
    Genius Jones
  6. 5. The Golden Horseshoe!
    The Shining Knight
  7. 6. The Plundering Planets!
    Starman
  8. 7. A Warrior Returns
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board of the Superman DC Comics Magazines
  10. 9. Fisherman's Fortune!
    Manhunter
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  12. 11. Trouble in Three-Quarter Time!
    Mike Gibbs, Guerrilla
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Invention Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Metro Publications
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