(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 [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

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 / 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]; 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 / 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. Five on a Merry-Go-Round
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. Sleepy Time Crimes!
    The Sandman
  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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