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Issue Details

Issue #96
Published February 1945
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 52
Editing Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)

Cover Details

Characters The Sandman; Sandy; Starman (inset)
Genre superhero
Pencils Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks ? (signed) [as Joe Simon]
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 The Sandman story "Two Dreams to Destiny"

Characters The Sandman [Wesley Dodds]; Sandy [Sandy Hawkins]; Philo Jones; High-Hat Archie (villain)
Synopsis High-Hat Archie overhears Philo relating a dream of his to Wes and Sandy, a dream in which Archie and his gang steal the cash from Jone's estate, escape, and then are tracked down by the Sandman and Sandy. Although the Sandman doesn't believe in dreams as prophesying the future, this one comes pretty close.
Genre superhero
Script Joe Samachson
Pencils Pen Shumaker
Inks Pen Shumaker
Notes Art identifications made by Jerry Bails 2000-2-9, and confirmed to John Fallon by Gil Kane. Oddity: on page 6, panel 3, Sandman calls High-Hat Archie "High-Hat Charlie".

9 page The Shining Knight story "Of Rogues and Rabbits"

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

6 page Genius Jones story "Melody in Treble Trouble"

Characters Genius Jones
Genre teen
Script Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils Stan Kaye
Inks Stan Kaye
Notes Writer id added by Craig Delich in August of 2005.

8 page Starman story "Prediction For Plunder"

Characters Starman [Ted Knight]; A. Smithson Jones; Caspar; Moonface (villain)
Synopsis The editor of the "Weekly Horoscope" is visited by Ted Knight and a gang of criminals: Knight upset because a friend of his was worried sick by a prediction made, the crooks upset by the fact that predictions that were made didn't come true.
Genre superhero
Script Joe Samachson
Pencils Emil Gershwin
Inks Emil Gershwin
Reprinted in Golden Age Starman Archives, The (DC, 2000 series) #2 (2009)

8 page Mike Gibbs, Guerilla story "Idol Victory"

Characters Mike Gibbs
Script Joe Samachson
Pencils Maurice Del Bourgo
Inks Maurice Del Bourgo
Notes Writer and art credits verified by Jerry Bails.