(October 1946)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-08-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited); Jack Schiff (managing editor, uncredited); Mort Weisinger (story editor, uncredited)
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 copyright registration.


Superman Covers Atom Bomb Test! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
atomic bomb; motion picture camera; mushroom cloud

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

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

L Is for Lion (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Crime Paradise! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Specs Dour; Lois Lane; Craig Dennison; Bruce Doyle; Axel; P.J. Moran
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist credits from Pat Lang, Bob Hughes, & Bob Bailey. Pencils originally credited to John Sikela. Inks originally credited to John Sikela or possibly Ed Dobrotka. Win Mortimer is emulating John Sikela's style.

Vern Stephens (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Devilfish's Domain! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Ed Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Malcolm Fitch; Fred Miller; Joe Roeding
Synopsis
Bill stops a pair of derelict looters from murdering an innocent ichthyologist.
Keywords
aquariums; Bahamas Islands; deep sea diving; hurricanes; ichthyology; octopuses; Star boats

Indexer Notes

writer id by Craig Delich

Supermen of America (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

From "Lead Foot" to Anchor Man (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Perfect Hideaway! (Table of Contents: 9)

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 (a Policeman); Wilkens (villain, a young boy, swindler)
Synopsis
A youngster has been swindled out of a thousand dollars and given supposed ownership of a bridge. Henry discovers the lad seeking to collect a toll for people using the bridge, informs him that the deed is a forgery, and sets out to round up the foul felon, then discovers the crook has swindled others as well.
Keywords
Sleepyside

Indexer Notes

All dialogue is in rhyme.

Giving a Heel the Boot! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

When East Goes West! (Table of Contents: 11)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Mort Meskin ?
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante

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

Little Morton / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube
Pencils
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are ya' all through, Daddy?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Quiet Beat (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Carter
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Man Who Didn't Dare! (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
adventure
Characters
Zatara

How Thom McAn Stopped a Tidal Wave (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman Covers Atom Bomb Test!
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. L Is for Lion
  4. 3. Crime Paradise!
    Superman
  5. 4. Vern Stephens
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  7. 6. Devilfish's Domain!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. Supermen of America
  9. 8. From "Lead Foot" to Anchor Man
    "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  10. 9. The Perfect Hideaway!
    Hayfoot Henry
  11. 10. Giving a Heel the Boot!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  12. 11. When East Goes West!
    Vigilante
  13. 12. ["Are ya' all through, Daddy?"]
    Little Morton
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. Quiet Beat
  16. 15. The Man Who Didn't Dare!
    Zatara
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Stopped a Tidal Wave
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. Tops in Comics!
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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