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Issue Details

Issue #78
Published November 1944
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 52
Editing Whitney Ellsworth

Cover Details - "The Chef of Bohemia"

Characters Superman; Sergei
Genre superhero
Pencils Wayne Boring
Inks Stan Kaye
Reprinted in Superman: The Action Comics Archives (DC, 1997 series) #5 (2007)

12 page Superman story "The Chef of Bohemia"

Characters Superman [Clark Kent]; Sergei; V: Biff Condor
Synopsis Ex-pug Biff Condor, losing money from renting a spot to a small businessman in a prosperous nightclub area, seeks to oust the man any way possible in order to attract a newer tenant who will pay a higher rent.
Genre superhero
Script Alvin Schwartz (signed as Jerry Siegel)
Pencils Ira Yarbrough (signed as Joe Shuster)
Inks Ira Yarbrough (signed as Joe Shuster)
Notes Synopsis added by Craig Delich 1020-07.
Reprinted in Superman: The Action Comics Archives (DC, 1997 series) #5 (2007)

5 page Hayfoot Henry filler "The Bloke who Croaked the Oak"

Characters Hayfoot Henry
Genre detective; humor
Inks Stan Kaye
Notes Writer credit revised from Alvin Schwartz to ? by Craig Delich 10-21-08. According to the Who's Who, Schwartz wrote this strip from 1946-48 only. Pencil credit revised from Stan Kaye? to ?, as the Who's Who says Kaye only did inks in 1944.

10 page The Vigilante story "Portraits for Plunder"

Characters The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]
Genre western
Script Don Cameron
Pencils Mort Meskin

2 page text story "Incident on Hill X"

Genre adventure
Script Fred Whitby (signed)
Letters typeset

6 page Congo Bill story "A Fortune in Feathers"

Characters Congo Bill
Genre jungle
Script Writer D
Pencils Edwin Smalle
Inks Edwin Smalle

8 page Zatara story "Planes without Pilots"

Characters Zatara
Genre occult
Pencils William F. White?
Inks William F. White?