(September 1947)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-07-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
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.


The Cross-Country Chess Crimes (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Mr. Mxyztplk
Reprints
Keywords
chess

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

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

W Is for Woodchuck (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Cross-Country Chess Crimes! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Mr. Mxyztplk (villain)

Eddie Stanky (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Little Moe / 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
Whew! Gosh, it's hot in here!
Genre
humor

The Overturned Canoe (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Bright Star Flashlight Battery / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Knife Thrower! (Table of Contents: 7)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray (credited)
Inks
Fred Ray (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Charlie Moran; Rocco; Donardo
Synopsis
When Bill's friend, an espionage courier is killed, Bill gets involved in recovering a missing microfilm.
Keywords
bombs; Central America; espionage; knife throwing act; microfilm; the Checker Club

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Photo of a Phoney! (Table of Contents: 9)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
W. F. White
Inks
W. F. White
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara
Reprints

More Exciting Than Fiction! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Pull over! What's the rush?
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Element of Surprise (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Carter
Letters
typeset

The Practical Jokers! (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

Trapping a Bandit (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Vigilante's Double! (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos (signed)
Inks
George Roussos (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante

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

Parker Johns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tops! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Animal Antics; Leading Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Cross-Country Chess Crimes
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. W Is for Woodchuck
  4. 3. The Cross-Country Chess Crimes!
    Superman
  5. 4. Eddie Stanky
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["Whew! Gosh, it's hot in here!"]
    Little Moe
  7. 6. The Overturned Canoe
    Bright Star Flashlight Battery
  8. 7. The Knife Thrower!
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  10. 9. Photo of a Phoney!
    Zatara
  11. 10. More Exciting Than Fiction!
    Real Fact Comics
  12. 11. ["Hey! Pull over! What's the rush?"]
    Casey the Cop
  13. 12. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  14. 13. Element of Surprise
  15. 14. The Practical Jokers!
    Hayfoot Henry
  16. 15. Trapping a Bandit
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  17. 16. The Vigilante's Double!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Parker Johns
  19. 18. Tops!
    Animal Antics; Leading Comics
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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