(June 1946)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1946-04-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as F. W. Ellsworth) (editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Amazing!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hocus; Pocus; Superman
Reprints
Keywords
stage magic

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

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

H Is for Hippopotamus (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Magician's Convention! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (credited)
Pencils
John Sikela (credited as Joe Shuster)
Inks
John Sikela (credited as Joe Shuster)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Hocus [Doc]; Pocus [Flannelhead]; Conrad the Conjuror; Gregor the Great
Synopsis
Perry White assigns Clark to cover the Magician's Convention. He wonders whether Hocus and Pocus, magicians-by-accident and detectives, will attend. They do, and the usual havoc occurs.
Reprints

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

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

Mel Ott (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Rhyme That Wasn't There! (Table of Contents: 6)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Schwartz (as Alvin Schwartz)
Pencils
Stan Kaye (signed as S. K.)
Inks
Stan Kaye (signed as S. K.)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hayfoot Henry

5-Inning Flash Finds Himself (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

"P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Animal Master! (Table of Contents: 8)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Saunders]; Stuff, the Chinatown Kid; Fanger (villain)
Synopsis
Fanger hypnotizes Stuff into believing he is a monkey, and gets him to steal money from Greg Saunders' safe. After Stuff jumps out of the window and into the car belonging to the crooks, Greg changes into his costume and gives pursuit.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beg your pardon, ma'm, would you give me a quarter...
Genre
humor

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

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

Crime's Partners (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Neill (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Big Nick; Tommy Gerard; Charley the Gyp; Evan Roberts

The Reindeer Racketeers! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Eskimos (First Nations tribe); Yukon Pete
Synopsis
Bill captures a gang of reindeer rustlers.
Keywords
Arctic; aurora borealis; first aid; reindeer; ski planes; snow

Indexer Notes

writer id by Craig Delich

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Magic Sports! (Table of Contents: 15)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William White
Inks
William White
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Zatara; Weak Willie
Synopsis
Zatara sees a boy being picked upon for his slight build, and takes him under his wing. In invisible form Zatara show Willie how to use his natural talents to shine at baseball, football and swimming. The other boys end up respecting and looking up to him.

Drama Above the Streets! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Thom McAn Saved the Doomed Balloon! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Amazing!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. H Is for Hippopotamus
  4. 3. The Magician's Convention!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  6. 5. Mel Ott
    Wheaties
  7. 6. The Rhyme That Wasn't There!
    Hayfoot Henry
  8. 7. 5-Inning Flash Finds Himself
    "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  9. 8. The Animal Master!
    Vigilante
  10. 9. ["Beg your pardon, ma'm, would you give me a quarter..."]
    Scuffy the Tramp
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  12. 11. Crime's Partners
  13. 12. The Reindeer Racketeers!
    Congo Bill
  14. 13. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  16. 15. Magic Sports!
    Zatara
  17. 16. Drama Above the Streets!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  18. 17. How Thom McAn Saved the Doomed Balloon!
    Thom McAn
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  20. 19. ["I'm afraid he isn't quite reconverted yet!"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
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