(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 (credited as F. W. Ellsworth) (editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor, uncredited); Mort Weisinger (story editor, uncredited)

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
Jack Adler
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman films the explosion of an atomic bomb at close range.
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 ? (credited)
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
Al Schwartz (as Alvin Schwartz)
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Ed Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; adventure
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
Al Schwartz (as 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 [Greg Saunders]; Stuff, the Chinatown Kid

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

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

Script
Phil Berube (signed)
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 (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Big Moose; The Duke

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara; Henry Peck; Mrs. Peck
Synopsis
Mild-mannered Henry Peck lacks courage. Zatara helps him sell his invention, designed to protect banks from robbery, using a combination of radar, television and radio. His bosses like the idea so much that they make him a partner.

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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