(October 1947)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1947-08-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Black Magician (Table of Contents)

Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; The Black Magician
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

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

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

X Is for Unknown (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Black Magician! (Table of Contents: 3)

Robin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
Jack Burnley [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Professor Carter Nichols; The Black Magician [Count Cagliostro] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
After doing some reading, Dick decides to have Professor Nichols send him into the past to meet villains instead of heroes, specifically one Count Cagliostro, an alchemist.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Burnley pencils credit verified by Craig Delich. We previously credited Jim Mooney.

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

Stan Musial (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Carnival Crimes (Table of Contents: 5)

Penniless Palmer / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Penniless Palmer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tops! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Knightless Armor! (Table of Contents: 8)

Robotman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jimmy Thompson
Inks
Jimmy Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
Jimmy Thompson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Robotman [Robert Crane; aka Paul Dennis]; Robbie the Robotdog

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

Dick Tracy Wrist Radio / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Flight of the Crooked Bee! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Star-Spangled Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]; S.J. Pemberton; Gloria Pemberton; Maestro Anton Bielaski; the Bee [Michael Bielaski]

Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

Every Gun Is Loaded! (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Rhodes
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Handy Andy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Farr
Pencils
Jack Farr
Inks
Jack Farr
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Farr

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our favorite gadgeteer, inventor, bon vivant and man about-a-tool-house...
Genre
humor
Characters
Handy Andy

Top Favorite! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Gumps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Pirates of Buffalo Bend! (Table of Contents: 14)

Tomahawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Fred Ray (signed)
Inks
Fred Ray (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk [Tom Hawk]; Dan Hunter; Captain Spain; George Washington (cameo)
Synopsis
Pirates come up the Mississippi searching for buried treasure only to run into buffalo and other unexpected hazards.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ira Schnapp letterer credit via Todd Klein through a post from his blog Kleinletters, 16 October 2016 (retrieved 19 November 2016, http://kleinletters.com/Blog/star-spangled-schnapp/).

Out-Foxing the "Fox" (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Famous Sports Flops; Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Heroes of the Flood! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Black Magician
    Robin
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. X Is for Unknown
  4. 3. The Black Magician!
    Robin
  5. 4. Stan Musial
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Carnival Crimes
    Penniless Palmer
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  8. 7. Tops!
    Animal Antics; Leading Comics
  9. 8. Knightless Armor!
    Robotman
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy Wrist Radio
  11. 10. Flight of the Crooked Bee!
    The Star-Spangled Kid
  12. 11. Every Gun Is Loaded!
  13. 12. ["Our favorite gadgeteer, inventor, bon vivant and man about-a-tool-house..."]
    Handy Andy
  14. 13. Top Favorite!
    The Gumps
  15. 14. The Pirates of Buffalo Bend!
    Tomahawk
  16. 15. Out-Foxing the "Fox"
    Famous Sports Flops; Thom McAn
  17. 16. How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. Heroes of the Flood!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
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