(May 1946)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1946-03-11
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

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume I, Part 2, Numbers 1 and 2, Periodicals, 1946-1947. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B11370.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
checkers; deep sea divers; fish; oceans

Haircut -- and a Close Shave! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Pete Riss
Inks:
Stan Kaye ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Mr. Twister; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
A writer decides to become a criminal as "Research" for his next book.

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Sam Citron.
Based on Martin O’Hearns blog:
http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/04/millie-model-by-ken-bald-and-pe...,
http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2014/03/pete-riss-mahunter.html, and
http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2012/03/superman-riss-or-citron.html.
Comparing this story to Citron’s known work on Classics Illustrated 10 [HRN 140] and the DC Mr. District Attorney series, this art credit has been changed to Pete Riss.

["Wish I had a gun, Pepsi"] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Pepsi the Pepsi Cola Cop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sports Dept (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Adventure in Hollywood! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Edwin Smalle
Inks:
Edwin Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Frenchy; Slim; Jeffrey Kendall
Synopsis:
An amnesiac Bill attempts to avoid thugs intent on securing a treasure map in Bill's possession.
Keywords:
amnesia; Hollywood Park; lions; Mammoth Studios; motion pictures; treasure maps

Danger's Midgets (Table of Contents: 5)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vigilante; Dummy; Stuff

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes, August 2006.

["This is the Man in the Street quiz program"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Scuffy the Tramp / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lit. Win
Inks:
Lit. Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Killer's Refuge (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Carter
Letters:
Typeset

The Sabotaged Dinner (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Phil Cavarretta (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wonders of Words (Table of Contents: 10)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
W. F. White
Inks:
W. F. White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zatara

How Thom McAn Tamed a Tornado (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Souvenir or no souvenir...you leave that here!"] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Haircut -- and a Close Shave!
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Wish I had a gun, Pepsi"]
    Pepsi the Pepsi Cola Cop
  4. 3. Sports Dept
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Adventure in Hollywood!
    Congo Bill
  6. 5. Danger's Midgets
    Vigilante
  7. 6. ["This is the Man in the Street quiz program"]
    Scuffy the Tramp
  8. 7. Killer's Refuge
  9. 8. The Sabotaged Dinner
    Hayfoot Henry
  10. 9. Phil Cavarretta
    Wheaties
  11. 10. Wonders of Words
    Zatara
  12. 11. How Thom McAn Tamed a Tornado
    Thom McAn
  13. 12. ["Souvenir or no souvenir...you leave that here!"]
    Eveready
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