(October-November 1944)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1944-08-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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:
?

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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Detective Comics; All Funny Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Reincarnation of a Rogue! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Sandman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Pen Shumaker
Inks:
Pen Shumaker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Miss Wimshurst; Ape Larson (villain)
Synopsis:
Ape Larson, while hiding from the Police and the Sandman, picks up a book in the library on reincarnation, and, after reading it, figures that any mutt of the street could possibly be his brother. So when Ape believes, out of fear, that the Sandman is out to turn him into a monkey, he's ready and willing to confess to where he hid the stolen gems.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Jerry Bails and confirmed to John Fallon by Gil Kane.

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ancestor Unknown! (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]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stars Fall on Allie Bammer! (Table of Contents: 7)

Starman / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Alphonse Bammer; Blackie Kohl (villain)
Synopsis:
Blackie Kohl uses a meteor shower to concoct a gimmick of getting his boys into the Allie Bammer estate to rob to their hearts content, but the Astral Avenger makes them see stars in the end.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gravity Rod

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

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
That's right, folks...
Genre:
advocacy

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

Hectic History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
There's two sides to every story...
Genre:
humor

Outsmarting a Saboteur! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Puzzle of the Tired Pigeons! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils:
Stan Kaye (signed)
Inks:
Stan Kaye (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

Medal for a Hero (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clem Warren
Letters:
typeset

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Battle of Ti Liang! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Story and art credits verified by Jerry Bails.

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

X-acto / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sandman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Want action?"]
    Action Comics; Detective Comics; All Funny Comics
  4. 3. Reincarnation of a Rogue!
    The Sandman
  5. 4. ["I'm sorry, Sirs!"]
    Eveready
  6. 5. Ancestor Unknown!
    The Shining Knight
  7. 6. ["Mind if I join you?"]
    Wheaties
  8. 7. Stars Fall on Allie Bammer!
    Starman
  9. 8. ["That's right, folks..."]
  10. 9. ["There's two sides to every story..."]
    Hectic History
  11. 10. Outsmarting a Saboteur!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  12. 11. The Puzzle of the Tired Pigeons!
    Genius Jones
  13. 12. Medal for a Hero
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  15. 14. The Battle of Ti Liang!
    Mike Gibbs, Guerrilla
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    X-acto
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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