(October-November 1945)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

Some information for this index from Hank Heynman.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sandman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby [as Kirby] (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane ? [as Simon] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Starman [Ted Knight] (inset)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inker identification added by Craig Delich.

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)

Sweets for Swag! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Helen Devereaux; Ginny Devereaux; unnamed Devereaux brother; Sweet Tooth Sanders (villain)
Synopsis:
Sweet Tooth and his gang steal a fortune in diamonds, then hide them from the Police and Sandman in the bottoms of candy being shipped to the Devereaux residence.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identifications by Jerry Bails.

[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 Hard-Headed League! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Genius Jones

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

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

The Royal Revival! (Table of Contents: 8)

The Shining Knight / comic story / 7.67 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: 9) (Expand) /

Hingees / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Life and Death of a Star! (Table of Contents: 11)

Starman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Starman [Ted Knight]; Finch (astronomer); Puggy Randall (villain); Ginzo (villain)
Synopsis:
The "discovery" of a new star by a friend of Ted Knight leads Starman to discover that this star is actually an ordinary electric light bulb suspended in the air by a balloon filled with light gas! And it's being used to send information to Puggy Randall's old pals in the state prison in regards to a break-out.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gravity Rod

Indexer Notes

Oddity: Artist Gershwin mistakenly shows Starman's Gravity Rod holster on his left hip rather than the right hip in panel 6.

Your Coach: Bernie Bierman (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lights Out! (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Eddie Bell (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Second page on inside back cover.

Bazooka Lullaby! (Table of Contents: 14)

Mike Gibbs, Guerrilla / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks:
Maurice Del Bourgo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Mike Gibbs

Indexer Notes

Inker id by Craig Delich. Writer and art credits verified by Jerry Bails.

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

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

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (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. A Is for Antelope
  4. 3. Sweets for Swag!
    The Sandman
  5. 4. ["Just a minute, sarge..."]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
  6. 5. ["Boy! What an improvement..."]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. The Hard-Headed League!
    Genius Jones
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. The Royal Revival!
    The Shining Knight
  10. 9. ["Come on!"]
    Hingees
  11. 10. ["Volto unleashes his magnetic powers..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  12. 11. Life and Death of a Star!
    Starman
  13. 12. Your Coach: Bernie Bierman
    Wheaties
  14. 13. Lights Out!
  15. 14. Bazooka Lullaby!
    Mike Gibbs, Guerrilla
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Meet a Bit-o-Honey
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Saved the Flaming "40"
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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