(January 1946)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1945-11-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Printed in U.S.A.

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1945, New Series, Volume 40, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 703060. On-sale date of November 16 in ad in Sensation Comics #49.


[Superman at Work] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board Superman DC Comic Magazines (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

D Is for Donkey (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Average American! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Ed Dobrotka [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
George Roussos ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Hammerhead Haines
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer and penciller credits from Siegel's records: Siegel and Shuster v. National Comics Publications, Inc. et al., case no. 1099 (Westchester Cty. Sup. Ct. 1947).

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Bengal Woman! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Gunka; Brooks; the Bengal Woman
Synopsis
Bill works to prevent a gang of thieves working for an Asian woman from raiding a medical supply convoy bound for China from India.
Keywords
Australian Army; British Army; China; Gurkhas; India; Japanese Imperial Army; medical supplies; whips; World War II

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

How Thom McAn Blitzed the "Bullet Proof Men" (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

The Amazing Mr. Minute! (Table of Contents: 9)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin [as Mort Morton Jr.]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante

Smoke Signal (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Annette Blackman ? [as Alton Black]
Letters
typeset

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

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Big pow wow of chiefs --Sign treaty!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Fleers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Rainbow Plot! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hayfoot Henry

Indexer Notes

writer id by Craig Delich

Nat Holman (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! Look at that poor gold fish!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Lowdown on a High Hat! (Table of Contents: 17)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils
W. F. White (signed)
Inks
W. F. White (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

Daisy Play Guns Now Ready (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Shall Show You How to Learn Radio (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Superman at Work]
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board Superman DC Comic Magazines
  3. 2. D Is for Donkey
  4. 3. The Average American!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["Get that package out of sight!"]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Bengal Woman!
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  8. 7. How Thom McAn Blitzed the "Bullet Proof Men"
    Thom McAn
  9. 8. ["Volto and Jimmy are flying over jungle..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  10. 9. The Amazing Mr. Minute!
    Vigilante
  11. 10. Smoke Signal
  12. 11. ["Big pow wow of chiefs --Sign treaty!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Fleers
  14. 13. The Rainbow Plot!
    Hayfoot Henry
  15. 14. Nat Holman
    Wheaties
  16. 15. ["Gosh! Look at that poor gold fish!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    History's Mysteries; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  18. 17. Lowdown on a High Hat!
    Zatara
  19. 18. Daisy Play Guns Now Ready
    Daisy Air Rifles
  20. 19. I Shall Show You How to Learn Radio
    National Radio Institute
  21. 20. ["Clancy, I think you done that on purpose!"]
    Lighter Moments; Eveready Batteries
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