(November 1939)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
[2]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-09-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Editing
Vin Sullivan [as Vincent A. Sullivan]
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 and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 432357.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer [as Guardineer] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
aviation
Reprints
Keywords
biplanes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Superman's Super-Campaign] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
Paul Cassidy [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Paul Cassidy ? [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Gene Powers; George Taylor (unnamed); Senator Hastings; Trixie (Villain); Hamilton (editor of the Morning Herald, villain)
Synopsis
Superman investigates and halts the activities of a "yellow journalist" editor who is blackmailing noted officials.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last panel features the cover and ad for New York World's Fair Comics for 1939. Synopsis added by Craig Delich.

Superman's Special Monthly Message to the Supermen of America (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Flash! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

New York World's Fair Comics; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Old Elias] (Table of Contents: 5)

Pep Morgan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer [as Gene Baxter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Pep Morgan

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

[The Frame] (Table of Contents: 6)

"Chuck" Dawson / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Inks
Homer Fleming [as H. Fleming] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Chuck Dawson

[The Cult of the Tiger, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 7)

"Clip" Carson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Clip Carson

Flying Fool (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox ?; Vince Sullivan ? [as Terry Keane] (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illos)
Inks
? (spot illos)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation

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

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Return of the Gorrah, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 10)

"Tex" Thomson / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch ?
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Bernard Baily

Genre
adventure
Characters
Tex Thomson; The Gorrah (villain)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

Tiny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Schwab

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whee! Just my dish!
Genre
humor
Characters
Tiny

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich.

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

Movie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Gifts for You! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

American Specialty Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[The Captured Planes] (Table of Contents: 14)

Three Aces / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bert Christman [as Christopher] (signed)
Inks
Bert Christman [as Christopher] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Three Aces [Fog Fortune; Gunner Bill; Whistler Will] (introduction, origin)

[Nature's Bowling Green] (Table of Contents: 15)

Fantastic Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Papp
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

Intellectuals of France (Table of Contents: 16)

Action Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Page includes several ads from stamps dealers.

The Atlantis Mystery (Table of Contents: 17)

Zatara, the Master Magician / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara

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

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. [Superman's Super-Campaign]
    Superman
  4. 3. Superman's Special Monthly Message to the Supermen of America
    Supermen of America
  5. 4. Flash!
    New York World's Fair Comics; Superman
  6. 5. [Old Elias]
    Pep Morgan
  7. 6. [The Frame]
    "Chuck" Dawson
  8. 7. [The Cult of the Tiger, Part 2]
    "Clip" Carson
  9. 8. Flying Fool
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  11. 10. [The Return of the Gorrah, Part 2]
    "Tex" Thomson
  12. 11. ["Whee! Just my dish!"]
    Tiny
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Movie Comics
  14. 13. Gifts for You!
    American Specialty Company
  15. 14. [The Captured Planes]
    Three Aces
  16. 15. [Nature's Bowling Green]
    Fantastic Facts
  17. 16. Intellectuals of France
    Action Stamp Page
  18. 17. The Atlantis Mystery
    Zatara, the Master Magician
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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