(February-March 1944)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1943-12-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as F. W. Ellsworth) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman [DC, traditional costumed hero] / 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

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

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

Five on a Merry-Go-Round (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
Stan Kaye (signed)
Inks
Stan Kaye (signed)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Sleepy Time Crimes! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Sandman [DC, traditional costumed hero] / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Linda Van Liggett; Mr. Crane; The Weasel (villain); Louie (villain)
Synopsis
Sandman must battle a villain who uses a special camera with a wide-angle lens that releases an odorless gas which renders its "subjects" unconscious, all as a pretext for use in robbing large stores and museums with special exhibitions.
Reprints

Here's Get Up and Go (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fish Are Such Liars! (Table of Contents: 5)

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 Candid Criminal! (Table of Contents: 6)

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]

Land Beneath the Fog! (Table of Contents: 7)

Starman / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Barbara Mercer (scientist); Sir Bors [aka The Black]; Mantin the Magician (villain)
Synopsis
Starman enters into a land beneath the fog where a young girl is being held prisoner, and soon to be burnt at the stake, for being a witch.
Reprints
Keywords
The Gravity Rod

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Souvenir for the Enemy (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Goss
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Little Clerk-- What Now? (Table of Contents: 10)

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: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Prisoner of the Castle! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Edmond Good
Inks
Edmond Good
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Mike Gibbs

Indexer Notes

Writer credit, verified by Jerry Bails, plus inker credit added by Craig Delich.

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

The Weather Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Captain Tootsie and the Secret Weapon! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman [DC, traditional costumed hero]
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Five on a Merry-Go-Round
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Sleepy Time Crimes!
    The Sandman [DC, traditional costumed hero]
  5. 4. Here's Get Up and Go
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Fish Are Such Liars!
    Genius Jones
  7. 6. The Candid Criminal!
    The Shining Knight
  8. 7. Land Beneath the Fog!
    Starman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Souvenir for the Enemy
  11. 10. Little Clerk-- What Now?
    Manhunter
  12. 11. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  13. 12. The Prisoner of the Castle!
    Mike Gibbs, Guerrilla
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Weather Man
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Funk and Wagnalls New Standard Encyclopedia
  16. 15. Captain Tootsie and the Secret Weapon!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
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