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Issue Details

Issue #68
Published November 1941
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 68
Editing Whitney Ellsworth

Cover Details

Characters The Starman
Genre superhero
Pencils Jack Burnley
Inks Jack Burnley
Letters typeset
Reprinted in Golden Age Starman Archives (DC, 2000 series) #1

13 page Starman story "The Blaze of Doom!"

Characters The Starman (Ted Knight); Doris Lee; Woodley Allen; Bill Baxter (villain); Classy and un-named lumberjacks (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis Starman reacts to the threat of mysterious forest fires in order to save a group of rangers trapped by the flames, and discovers a plot by dis-gruntled lumberjacks to hurt the nation's defense contracts that need the lumber.
Genre superhero
Script Alfred Bester
Pencils Jack Burnley (signed)
Inks Jack Burnley (signed); Ray Burnley [backgrounds]
Colors Raymond Perry
Letters Betty Bentley
Notes Writer credit per Craig Delich (November, 2004); letterer and background credits added by Craig Delich 2008-2-21.
Reprinted in Golden Age Starman Archives (DC, 2000 series) #1

13 page The Shining Knight story "Movie-Making Menace"

Characters The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]
Genre superhero
Script Henry Lynne Perkins
Pencils Creig Flessel
Inks Creig Flessel
Notes Writer verified by Martin O'Hearn.

8 page The Hourman story "Death at the Opera"

Characters The Hour-Man (Rex Tyler]; Regina Bannerman (Mr. Bannerman's niece); Ravel (conductor, death); The Mask [Frenessi](a conductor, introduction, death); Tony Fabbio (villain, death)
Synopsis Rex and Regina attend the opening performance of a new opera, not realizing that the former conductor of the old opera is seeking revenge on a variety of the patrons responsible for bringing in new faces and musicians.
Genre superhero
Pencils Bernard Baily (signed)
Inks Bernard Baily (signed)
Letters Bernard Baily

6 page Steve Conrad, Adventurer story "Tyrant of the Island of Tago-Tago"

Characters Steve Conrad
Genre adventure
Script Jack Lehti
Pencils Jack Lehti
Inks Jack Lehti

4 page Federal Men story "Spies! The Destroyers of Modern Civilization!"

Characters Steve Carson
Genre detective
Pencils Chad Grothkopf
Inks Chad Grothkopf

6 page Paul Kirk, Manhunter story "The Spanish Banker"

Characters Paul Kirk
Genre superhero
Script Ed Moore
Pencils Ed Moore
Inks Ed Moore
Letters Ed Moore

8 page The Sandman story "Crime on Ice"

Characters The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Dian Belmont; Distract Attorney Belmont; Harold Mossman; Lola; Edouard Ernst (villain, physicist); Slim Sam (villain); Tom Thomas (villain); Jim (villain)
Synopsis The criminal underworld approaches a noted physicist who is in great need of funds to continue his experiments. But there is a catch: the physicist must agree to encase the star witnesses in a criminal trial in blocks of ice until after the trial has concluded.
Genre superhero
Pencils Paul Norris
Inks Paul Norris
Notes Art credits verified by Paul Norris per Craig Delich (November, 2004).