(July 1944)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1944-05-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (as F. W. Ellsworth) (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Courtship of Adelbert Dribble (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Bertha Bigge
Reprints
Keywords
cattle

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Courtship of Adelbert Dribble! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
H. L. Gold (signed as Jerry Siegel)
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough (signed as Joe Shuster)
Inks
George Roussos (signed as Joe Shuster)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Adelbert Dribble; Bertha Bigge; Turtle Baxter
Synopsis
Adelbert Dribble traps Superman in order to pose as him and win the affections of his one and true love...but he gets more than he bargained for!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Siegel's records: Siegel and Shuster v. National Comics Publications, Inc. et al., case no. 1099 (Westchester Cty. Sup. Ct. 1947).

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wheels of Jeopardy! (Table of Contents: 4)

Vigilante / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Carnage at the Carnival (Table of Contents: 6)

Super-Sleuth McFooey / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Farr
Pencils
Jack Farr
Inks
Jack Farr
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Farr

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Super-Sleuth McFooey

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Poacher's Paradise! (Table of Contents: 7)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle (as Edwin Smalle)
Inks
Ed Smalle (as Edwin Smalle)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Killer Krake
Synopsis
Bill captures a group of pearl poachers.
Keywords
cartography; Pacific Ocean; pearls

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

Sugarpuss / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray McGill (signed)
Pencils
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ray McGill (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee - Whiskers! There must be somethin' we can do to help!
Genre
humor
Characters
Sugar Puss

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich. Page count corrected by Dean Brovold via the GCD Error Tracker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Flight into Freedom! (Table of Contents: 10)

Americommando / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Greene
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Americommando [Tex Thomson]; Dr. Ito (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit per Jerry Bails. Last in series.

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Trouble Waters (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Barry Blane (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Lions' Den! (Table of Contents: 14)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Sulman ?
Inks
Joe Sulman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Zatara

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

Mathematics Made Simple / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Courtship of Adelbert Dribble
    Superman
  2. 1. Tops in Comics!
  3. 2. Courtship of Adelbert Dribble!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Order 'The Flash' another carton of Wheaties."]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Wheels of Jeopardy!
    Vigilante
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
  7. 6. Carnage at the Carnival
    Super-Sleuth McFooey
  8. 7. Poacher's Paradise!
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. ["Gee - Whiskers! There must be somethin' we can do to help!"]
    Sugarpuss
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  11. 10. Flight into Freedom!
    Americommando
  12. 11. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  13. 12. Trouble Waters
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  15. 14. The Lions' Den!
    Zatara
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Mathematics Made Simple
  17. 16. ["Say, Red, do you suppose this is what the military..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
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