Shadow Comics #v1#3 [3]
(May 1940)

Street and Smith, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-03-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editing
William DeGrouchy
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 452032. No volume or issue number submitted to copyright office. Cover has no volume/issue number.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shadow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Rozen (painting)
Inks
George Rozen (painting)
Colors
George Rozen (painting)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
The Shadow; Doc Savage (inset); Nick Carter (inset); Iron Munro (inset); Frank Merriwell (inset)
Reprints
Keywords
machine guns; skyscrapers

Indexer Notes

Cover credits from "Action! Mystery! Thrills! Comic Book Covers of the Golden Age: 1933-45" (Fantagraphics, 2011)

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

The Shadow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Gibson
Pencils
Vernon Greene
Inks
Vernon Greene
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think that someone is watching this house, Ethel.
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Lamont Cranston [The Shadow]; Inspector Cardona

Death in the Glass Mountain (Table of Contents: 2)

The Avenger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Richard Benson [The Avenger]

The Smoke of Eternity (Table of Contents: 3)

Doc Savage / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer ?
Inks
Henry Kiefer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
adapted from THE LAND OF TERROR by Lester Dent (Kenneth Robeson)

Indexer Notes

continued in DOC SAVAGE COMICS #1

New (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Death Code (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jim Sheridan (star reporter)

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

Can You Solve it? - A Carrie Cashin Mystery / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She's Pinky Dawson - a cigarette girl at Club Flamingo...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Pinky Dawson

Indexer Notes

The murderer is not revealed; this leads to a contest on the inside-back cover

Dick's Luck (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Horatio Alger, Jr.
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Glenn Cunningham (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vernon Greene [as V. Greene] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports

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

Iron Munro / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John W. Campbell (story); Theodore Sturgeon (adaptation)
Pencils
Elmer C. Stoner
Inks
Elmer C. Stoner
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Iron Monroe, Jupiter-born and Earth-bred daredevil of science, roams space...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Iron Munro (introduction); Spencer Carlisle (introduction); Anto Rayl (Chieftess of the Magyans, mention only, introduction); Devil People of Teff-el (villains, introduction for all, some die)
Synopsis
Jupiter born and Earth bred Iron Munro allies himself with the Magyans, the descendants of castaways from Earth's lost continent of Mu, but is captured by the Teff-els, who return to their home planet with their prize captive. But Munro surprises his enemies, captures the ship and returns to Magya to prepare some chemical weapons for use against the Tefflans.
Reprints
  • in The Shadow (Sanctum Books) Volume 95 (April 2015)

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Theodore Sturgeon via Anthony Tollin on the GCD Error List. The Iron Munro comic stories were inspired/based on editor John W. Campbell's Arn Munro short stories in the ASTOUNDING SCIENCE FICTION pulp.

Art credits per Anthony Tollin, added by Craig Delich.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Norgil the Magician / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Norgil, and his pretty assistant, Miriam, are about to leave for an engagement...
Genre
detective-mystery

The Eight-Oared Shell Game (Table of Contents: 11)

Frank Merriwell at College / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

The Mystery of the Opera Star's Death (Table of Contents: 12)

Nick Carter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Doctor Quartz (villain); Thora Larsen (opera star)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill Barnes has been called by Overland Air Lines to investigate...
Genre
adventure; aviation

Join Bill Barnes' Model Airplane Club (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Stars That Shine / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Susanna Foster
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Shadow
  2. 1. ["I think that someone is watching this house, Ethel."]
    The Shadow
  3. 2. Death in the Glass Mountain
    The Avenger
  4. 3. The Smoke of Eternity
    Doc Savage
  5. 4. New
    Doc Savage
  6. 5. Death Code
  7. 6. ["She's Pinky Dawson - a cigarette girl at Club Flamingo..."]
    Can You Solve it? - A Carrie Cashin Mystery
  8. 7. Dick's Luck
  9. 8. Glenn Cunningham
  10. 9. ["Iron Monroe, Jupiter-born and Earth-bred daredevil of science, roams space..."]
    Iron Munro
  11. 10. ["Norgil, and his pretty assistant, Miriam, are about to leave for an engagement..."]
    Norgil the Magician
  12. 11. The Eight-Oared Shell Game
    Frank Merriwell at College
  13. 12. The Mystery of the Opera Star's Death
    Nick Carter
  14. 13. ["Bill Barnes has been called by Overland Air Lines to investigate..."]
    Bill Barnes
  15. 14. Join Bill Barnes' Model Airplane Club
    Bill Barnes
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stars That Shine
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Steven Samuels
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Randy Scott