(July 1946)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1946-05-13
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
Wayne Boring
Inks
Ed Dobrotka
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Looks like pretty dangerous work!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
window washers

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

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

I Is for Ibex (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Starring Susie! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel ? (credited)
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough (credited as Joe Shuster)
Inks
George Roussos ? (credited as Joe Shuster)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Susie Tompkins; Lois Lane; Perry White; Mr. Welland
Synopsis
Lois' niece Susie is given to telling tall tales, but sometimes, as after this adventure with Superman and a stolen diamond, her stories are near the truth.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

credits by Bob Hughes

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

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

George Case (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Very Close Shave! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hayfoot Henry

Joe Fell Apart in the Stretch Until... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Fish Catches Man! (Table of Contents: 8)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Zatara; Captain Sparr; Alec Burley
Synopsis
While deep sea fishing, Zatara hears a nearby explosion. It transpires that Alec Burley uses bombs and guns to make a catch. Using his magic Zatara goes underwater and persuades the fish to capture Burley, weigh him, and mount him on a plaque. Completely unnerved by the experience Burley vows to give up fishing for life.

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

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

The Perilous Pearls! (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Jim Kirk; Judith Kirk; John Cameron; Rufe Murdock
Synopsis
Bill foils a would-be kidnapper and pearl thief.
Keywords
decoys; Hiva Luva (Pacific island); Pacific Ocean; pearls; rowboats; soporific gasses

Indexer Notes

writer id by Craig Delich

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Daffy & Doodle / 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
Here, Daffy -- I brought you some medicine for your cold!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Knife Party (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Ballard (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sheriff Joe Blades

Treasure of the Ancients! (Table of Contents: 15)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
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; Scar Bronson; Blackie; Feathers

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes. Ink credit altered by Chandler from "Mort Meskin ?" to Roussos. The two inking styles are very distinctive; Meskin's light and feathery, Roussos' heavy and chunky.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Thom McAn Fought the Falling Bridge (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Dave Minor / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Looks like pretty dangerous work!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. I Is for Ibex
  4. 3. Starring Susie!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  6. 5. George Case
    Wheaties
  7. 6. A Very Close Shave!
    Hayfoot Henry
  8. 7. Joe Fell Apart in the Stretch Until...
    "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  9. 8. Fish Catches Man!
    Zatara
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  11. 10. The Perilous Pearls!
    Congo Bill
  12. 11. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  13. 12. ["Here, Daffy -- I brought you some medicine for your cold!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. Knife Party
  16. 15. Treasure of the Ancients!
    Vigilante
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  18. 17. How Thom McAn Fought the Falling Bridge
    Thom McAn
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Dave Minor
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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