(August 1945)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1945-06-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as F. W. Ellsworth) (editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Ed Dobrotka ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Must be starting to rain!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
safes

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

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

You Don't Need a Telescope! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Danger Highway! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; "Gears" Corrigan; Walt Shade [Walt Brodie]; Mike Cooley
Synopsis
Clark Kent writes a story about long distance truck drivers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Winter Idyl (Table of Contents: 5)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Kaye
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hayfoot Henry

Indexer Notes

Schwartz script credit removed by Craig Delich. The Who's Who states that Schwartz wrote this strip from 1946-48.

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

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Dummy Art Expert! (Table of Contents: 8)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils
Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.) (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin (as Mort Morton Jr.) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; The Dummy (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

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

Meet a Bit-o-Honey / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Machine Guns (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller (credited as Jesse Merlan)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Second page on inside back cover.

Dead Men's Falls! (Table of Contents: 11)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill
Synopsis
In South America, Bill exposes treasure hunters posing as gods.
Keywords
ancient Incas; gold; jewels; South America; waterfalls

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

What Makes a Champion? (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Show Goes On! (Table of Contents: 14)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils
William White (as William F. White)
Inks
William White (as William F. White)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Zatara

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

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

Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Flaming Rescue! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Must be starting to rain!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. You Don't Need a Telescope!
  4. 3. Danger Highway!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["T' tell you the truth..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. A Winter Idyl
    Hayfoot Henry
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  9. 8. The Dummy Art Expert!
    Vigilante
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Meet a Bit-o-Honey
  11. 10. Machine Guns
  12. 11. Dead Men's Falls!
    Congo Bill
  13. 12. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  14. 13. What Makes a Champion?
    Wheaties
  15. 14. The Show Goes On!
    Zatara
  16. 15. ["He comes from Mars possessing strange, magnetic powers!"]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  17. 16. Flaming Rescue!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
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