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Issue Details

Issue #88
Published October 1943
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 60
Editing Whitney Ellsworth

Cover Details

Characters The Sandman; Sandy; Starman (inset)
Genre superhero
Pencils Jack Kirby
Letters typeset
Reprinted In Sandman by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby, The (DC, 2009 series) #nn; in Golden Age Starman Archives, The (DC, 2000 series) #2 (2009)

10 page Sandman, The story "The Cruise of the Crescent"

Characters The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Gramp; Jerry; Peg-Leg; Loggerhead (villain)
Synopsis Young Jerry borrows his grandfather's model boat, "The Crescent", and takes it down to the docks to sail it. But when Jerry daydreams about the Sandman and pirates, the boat slips away and the real Sandman and Sandy appear to not only rescue the ship, but also to round up a group of criminals who are smuggling in Brazilian diamonds.
Genre superhero
Script Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks ? (signed as Joe Simon)
Letters Howard Ferguson
Reprinted in Sandman by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby, The (DC, 2009 series) #nn

6 page Genius Jones story "Death of Genius Jones"

Characters Genius Jones
Genre teen
Pencils Stan Kaye
Inks Stan Kaye

9 page Shining Knight story "Prisoners of Peril"

Characters The Shining Knight [Sir Justin]
Genre superhero
Pencils Louis Cazeneuve
Inks Louis Cazeneuve

9 page Starman story "The Enigma of the Vanishing House!"

Characters Starman [Ted Knight]; Macklin; Hans (villain)
Synopsis Starman aids the FBI in discovering the purpose of a pipe used by the Germans to refuel enemy submarines off the coast.
Genre superhero
Script Gardner F. Fox
Pencils Emil Gershwin
Inks Emil Gershwin
Letters Howard Ferguson
Reprinted in Golden Age Starman Archives, The (DC, 2000 series) #2 (2009)

9 page Manhunter story "Loaded For Bear"

Characters Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Genre superhero
Pencils Pierce Rice

8 page "Mike Gibbs, Guerilla" story "Bombs Over Brittany"

Characters Mike Gibbs
Script Joe Samachson
Pencils Irving Tirman
Inks Irving Tirman
Notes Writer/artist credits, verified by Jerry Bails, added by Craig Delich 2009-12-16.