Star Spangled Comics #7

DC Comics

United States

Published
April 1942
Page count
68
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Golden Age size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Square bound
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/2101

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover "Introducing the Newsboy Legion with the Guardian!" (Newsboy Legion) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Newsboy Legion
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Guardian [Jim Harper]; The Newsboy Legion: Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]; Tommy Thompkins

Credits

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colours
Jack Kirby
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
in Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #141
in Newsboy Legion By Joe Simon & Jack Kirby, The (DC, 2010 series) #1

Notes

Cover colors credit from Greg Theakston, via the GCD Error List (2008-4-5)

Show/hide 1. The Story of the Newsboy Legion (The Newsboy Legion) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Newsboy Legion
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Newsboy Legion: Big Words [Anthony Rodriguez]; Gabby [Jonathan Gabrielli]; Scrapper [Patrick MacGuire]; Tommy Thompkins (introduction); The Guardian [Jim Harper] (introduction); Frankie the Fence (villain); Chips Carder (villain)

Credits

Script
Joe Simon
Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United States
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #141 (September 1971)
Star Spangled Comics #7
 
Australia
All Star Adventure Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #74 (April 1972)
The Story of the Newsboy Legion
 
United States
Adventure Comics (DC, 1938 series) #503 (September 1983)
The Newsboy Legion
 
United States
The Newsboy Legion by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby (DC, 2010 series) #1 (February 2010)
The Story of the Newsboy Legion
From GCD
from Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #7
 
from Star Spangled Comics (DC, 1941 series) #7 (April 1942)

Synopsis

Jim Harper becomes the Guardian for the first time, and also stops a local gang of kids from being sent to jail, hoping he can help them turn their lives around.

Show/hide 2. The Crime Escradille (The Tarantula) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Tarantula
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Tarantula [John Law]

Credits

Art
Harold Sharp
Show/hide 3. The Gas Bombs (Captain X) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain X
Genre
War
Characters
Captain X [Richard Dare]

Credits

Art
Arturo Cazeneuve
Show/hide 4. The Birth of Robotman (Robotman) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Robotman
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Robotman [Robert Crane, aka Paul Dennis](introduction); Chuck Grayson; Joan Carter

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Pencils
Leo Nowak (pages 1-5)
Paul Cassidy (pages 6-13)
Inks
Paul Cassidy
Show/hide 5. The Dwarf (TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
TNT and Dan the Dyna-Mite
Genre
Superhero
Characters
TNT [Thomas N. Thomas]]; Dan [Daniel Dunbar]; The Dwarf (villain)

Credits

Art
Paul Norris
Show/hide 6. The Picture That Killed (The Star-Spangled Kid) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Star-Spangled Kid
Genre
Superhero
Characters
The Star-Spangled Kid [Sylvester Pemberton]; Stripesy [Pat Dugan]

Credits

Script
Jerry Siegel
Art
Hal Sherman

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 66736

Cover added

  • 18/07/2015

Index completed

  • 04/09/2011

Last updated

  • 18/07/2015