(December 1946)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1946-10-14
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
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Try to be more careful!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
safes

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Road to Happiness! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Dr. Bunner; Glenn Paulding; Haxtl; Nara; Quexo
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes

Lou Little (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Postman Never Rings! (Table of Contents: 4)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
William White (signed)
Inks
William White (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Zatara

Fighting the Forest Fire! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Danger on the Ski Trail! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Sea of Missing Ships! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Kelly; Joe; Doctor Forbes; Jake Wardell
Synopsis
Modern pirates force an air liner to land in the mid-Atlantic in order to kidnap a plastic surgeon who is on board, hoping that he can give their chief a new face. Bill is also a passenger and manages to free the surgeon and capture the pirates.
Keywords
air liners; Federal Bureau of Investigation; fighter planes; pirates; plastic surgery; Sargasso Sea; yachts

Indexer Notes

writer id by Craig Delich

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

Plastic Wood / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

N Is for Newfoundland (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Dog's Life (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Carter
Letters
typeset

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

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

The Policeman's Rival! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Al Schwartz
Pencils
Stan Kaye
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hayfoot Henry

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

General Mills, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Rainbow Man's Return! (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante; The Rainbow Man (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Utility Stores / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Try to be more careful!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Road to Happiness!
    Superman
  4. 3. Lou Little
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Postman Never Rings!
    Zatara
  6. 5. Fighting the Forest Fire!
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  7. 6. Danger on the Ski Trail!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  8. 7. The Sea of Missing Ships!
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Plastic Wood
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. N Is for Newfoundland
  13. 12. Dog's Life
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. The Policeman's Rival!
    Hayfoot Henry
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    General Mills, Inc.
  17. 16. The Rainbow Man's Return!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Utility Stores
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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