(January 1940)

DC, 1938 Series
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Volume
[2]
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-11-24
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 at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 437788.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Shuster
Inks
Joe Shuster
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
bank vaults

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

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

[Superman and the Screen Siren] (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; George Taylor (unnamed); Dolores Winters [aka Ultra-Humanite] (death); Ultra-Humanite (villain)
Synopsis
After Clark Kent saves Dolores Winters from harm, he is granted a special interview. When that interview is cancelled and she kidnaps a boatload of wealthy citizens, Superman intervenes and discovers that Ultra has had his mind transplanted into her body.
Reprints
Keywords
Colossal Film Studio; Daily Star; The Sea-Serpent (a boat)

Indexer Notes

The last panel of the story is an illustrated ad for Sandman in Adventure Comics and Batman in Detective Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Nevertheless It's True / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
New York strongman Eddie Polo...
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Smart Guy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Kane (signed)
Inks
Bob Kane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly - Just missed that tree...
Genre
humor

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

Built-Rite / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[At the Air Show] (Table of Contents: 6)

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.

[Murder in Rattlesnake Canyon] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming
Inks
Homer Fleming
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Chuck Dawson

[The Ivory Safari, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Clip Carson

Here It Is!! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

The Zombies [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

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

Five Star Trap (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Split over two pages.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

At the bottom of the first page of the text story.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.17 page (report information)

[Aerial Survey] (Table of Contents: 15)

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]

[Algeria Commemorates Fair] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Fantastic Facts / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although model trains were first made in France...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer credit added by Craig Delich.

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

Flex-i-Track / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Moon Men (Table of Contents: 19)

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

He's Back with Us Again!! Superman (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. [Superman and the Screen Siren]
    Superman
  4. 3. ["New York strongman Eddie Polo..."]
    Nevertheless It's True
  5. 4. ["Golly - Just missed that tree..."]
    Smart Guy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Built-Rite
  7. 6. [At the Air Show]
    Pep Morgan
  8. 7. [Murder in Rattlesnake Canyon]
    "Chuck" Dawson
  9. 8. [The Ivory Safari, Part 2]
    "Clip" Carson
  10. 9. Here It Is!!
  11. 10. The Zombies [Part 2]
    Tex Thomson
  12. 11. Five Star Trap
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. [Aerial Survey]
    Three Aces
  17. 16. [Algeria Commemorates Fair]
    Action Stamp Page
  18. 17. ["Although model trains were first made in France..."]
    Fantastic Facts
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Flex-i-Track
  20. 19. The Moon Men
    Zatara the Master Magician
  21. 20. He's Back with Us Again!! Superman
    Superman
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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