(October 1945)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1945-08-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as F. W. Ellsworth) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The King of Color (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
Jack Adler

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

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

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

A Is for Antelope (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The King of Color! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Ira Yarbrough
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mortimer Riggs-Biddle III; Milford; S. Andrew Bascomb; Herbert; Lois Lane; Herbert Van Gilder; Brick-Top Boyle; Turk; Pug; Pixie
Reprints
Keywords
Boys' Club

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

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

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Elephant's Homecoming! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Snorky White; Walt Sellers; Kala (elephant); Jackal Darcy
Synopsis
Bill helps Snorky recover his share of rubies that were stolen from him by Sellers.
Keywords
elephants; quicksand; rubies

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

Hingees / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

An Ill Wind Blows! (Table of Contents: 9)

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: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Cruise of the Ichabod Q! (Table of Contents: 12)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]

Your Coach: Bernie Bierman (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

River Cruise (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall (as Ted Loury)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Second page on inside back cover.

Race Against Rogues! (Table of Contents: 15)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Zatara

How Thom McAn Saved the Flaming "40" (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The King of Color
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. A Is for Antelope
  4. 3. The King of Color!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["So far it's been plenty walkie..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
  6. 5. ["Boy! What an improvement..."]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. The Elephant's Homecoming!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. ["Come on!"]
    Hingees
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  10. 9. An Ill Wind Blows!
    Hayfoot Henry
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Meet a Bit-o-Honey
  12. 11. ["Volto unleashes his magnetic powers..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  13. 12. The Cruise of the Ichabod Q!
    Vigilante
  14. 13. Your Coach: Bernie Bierman
    Wheaties
  15. 14. River Cruise
  16. 15. Race Against Rogues!
    Zatara
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Saved the Flaming "40"
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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