(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
Reprints
Keywords
checkers; deep sea divers; fish; oceans

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

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

Your Red Cross Must Carry On! (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Haircut -- and a Close Shave! (Table of Contents: 3)

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.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils previously credited to Sam Citron. Based on Martin O’Hearn's 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 and 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.

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

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

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Adventure in Hollywood! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Danger's Midgets! (Table of Contents: 9)

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.

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

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

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the 'Man in the Street' quiz program...
Genre
humor

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Killer's Refuge (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Carter
Letters
Typeset

The Sabotaged Dinner! (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

Phil Cavarretta (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wonders of Words! (Table of Contents: 15)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Zatara

How Thom McAn Tamed a Tornado (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Your Red Cross Must Carry On!
  4. 3. Haircut -- and a Close Shave!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["Wish I had a gun, Pepsi..."]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi Cola Cop
  6. 5. ["My only game was tiddlywinks..."]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Adventure in Hollywood!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  10. 9. Danger's Midgets!
    Vigilante
  11. 10. ["This is the 'Man in the Street' quiz program..."]
    Scuffy the Tramp
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  13. 12. Killer's Refuge
  14. 13. The Sabotaged Dinner!
    Hayfoot Henry
  15. 14. Phil Cavarretta
    Wheaties
  16. 15. Wonders of Words!
    Zatara
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Tamed a Tornado
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  19. 18. ["Souvenir or no souvenir...you leave that here!"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
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