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Issue Details

Issue #90
Published February 1944
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 "Sleepy Time Crimes"

Characters The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Linda Van Liggett; Mr. Crane; The Weasel (villain); Louie (villain)
Synopsis Sandman must battle a villain who uses a special camera with a wide-angle lens that releases an odorless gas which renders its "subjects" unconscious, all as a pretext for use in robbing large stores and museums with special exhibitions.
Genre superhero
Script Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks ? [as Joe Simon] (signed)
Letters Howard Ferguson
Reprinted in Sandman by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby, The (DC, 2009 series) #nn

6 page Genius Jones story "Fish Are Such Liars"

Characters Genius Jones
Genre teen
Script Alfred Bester
Pencils Stan Kaye
Inks Stan Kaye

9 page Shining Knight story "The Candid Criminal"

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

9 page Starman story "Land Beneath the Fog!"

Characters Starman [Ted Knight]; Barbara Mercer; Sir Bors;
Synopsis Starman enters into a land beneath the fog where a young girl is being held prisoner, and soon to be burnt at the stake, for being a witch.
Genre superhero
Pencils Mort Meskin
Inks George Roussos
Notes Inker credit added by Craig Delich 2009-12-25.
Reprinted in Golden Age Starman Archives, The (DC, 2000 series) #2 (2009)

9 page Manhunter story "Little Clerk--What Now?"

Characters Manhunter [Paul Kirk]
Genre superhero
Pencils Pierce Rice
Letters Howard Ferguson

8 page Mike Gibbs, Guerilla story "The Prisoner of the Castle"

Characters Mike Gibbs
Script Joe Samachson
Pencils Edmond Good
Inks Edmond Good
Notes Writer credit, verified by Jerry Bails, plus inker credit added by Craig Delich 2009-12-19.