(September 1945)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1945-07-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Abracadabra... Alacazam... Carpet, go faster!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Hocus; Pocus
Reprints
Keywords
flying carpets; polar bears; rabbits; the Arctic

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

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

We Like to Think of It As a Medal (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Adventure of the Stingy Men! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Hocus [Doc]; Pocus [Flannelhead]; Henry Weston; Roger Nolan (villain); Hiram Slag; Ben Crabbe
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit by Bob Hughes. We originally credited John Sikela.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Clue of the Crazy Rhyme! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hayfoot Henry

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mad Bull (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Darts of Death! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Ed Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Barter; Manuel
Synopsis
While in South America, Bill exposes a pair of treasure hunters who are murdering well-heeled visitors.
Keywords
Amazon jungle; blowguns; clarinets; gold mines

Superman Is Waiting for You! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Avengers (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Second page on inside back cover.

Of Cops and Robbers! (Table of Contents: 12)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pranks and Parrots! (Table of Contents: 14)

Zatara / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William White (signed)
Inks
William White (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Zatara

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

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

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Abracadabra... Alacazam... Carpet, go faster!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. We Like to Think of It As a Medal
  4. 3. The Adventure of the Stingy Men!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["You're learning fast..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Clue of the Crazy Rhyme!
    Hayfoot Henry
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  8. 7. The Mad Bull
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  9. 8. Darts of Death!
    Congo Bill
  10. 9. Superman Is Waiting for You!
    The Adventures of Superman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Meet a Bit-o-Honey
  12. 11. The Avengers
  13. 12. Of Cops and Robbers!
    Vigilante
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  15. 14. Pranks and Parrots!
    Zatara
  16. 15. ["Volto's weird magnetic powers protect a merchantman..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  17. 16. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  18. 17. ["It's a little gift for the sergeant..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
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