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The DC Comics Rarities
Archives Volume 1

Collects: New York World's Fair Comics 1939, New York World's Fair Comics 1940, and The Big All-American Comic Book #1

First Printing: December 2004

ISBN: 1-4012-0007-9
List Price: $75.00

348 Pages

Senior Editor - Collected Edition: Dale Crain

Written by John L. Blummer, Henry Boltinoff, Bill Finger, Gardner Fox, Bud Fisher (with Al Smith), Joeseph Greene, William Marston, Sheldon Mayer, A.W. Nugent, Ronald Santi, Fred Schwab, Jerry Siegel, John B. Wentworth, Ed Whelan and Unknown

Pencilled by Stan Aschmeier, Bernard Baily, John L. Blummer, Henry Boltinoff, Bert Christman, Bill Ely, Bud Fisher (with Al Smith), Homer Fleming, Creig Flessel, Joe Gallagher, Chad Grothkopf, Fred Guardineer, Paul Gustavson, Frank Harry, E.E. Hibbard, Bob Kane, Joe Kubert, Harry Lampert, Sheldon Mayer, Sheldon Moldoff, A.W. Nugent, George Papp, Raymond Perry, H.G. Peter, Paul Reinman, Ronald Santi, Fred Schwab, Howard Sherman, Joe Shuster, and Ed Whelan

Inked by Stan Aschmeier, Bernard Baily, John L. Blummer, Henry Boltinoff, Bert Christman, Bill Ely, Bud Fisher (with Al Smith), Homer Fleming, Creig Flessel, Joe Gallagher, Chad Grothkopf, Fred Guardineer, Paul Gustavson, Frank Harry, E.E. Hibbard, Bob Kane, Joe Kubert, Harry Lampert, Sheldon Mayer, Sheldon Moldoff, A.W. Nugent, George Papp, Raymond Perry, H.G. Peter, Paul Reinman, Ronald Santi, Fred Schwab, Howard Sherman, Joe Shuster, and Ed Whelan

Cover by Sheldon Mayer, Howard Purcell, E.E. Hibbard, Joe Kubert, Martin Naydel, H.G. Peters and Others

Foreword by Roy Thomas

New York Worlds Fair Comics 1939
(1939)

Feature: "Title Page"

Penciller: Creig Flessel
Inker: Creig Flessel

Story: "Superman At The World's Fair"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Feature: "Fairs 1851-1939"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Sheldon Moldoff
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff

Feature: "From The Far Corners"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Sheldon Moldoff
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff

Story: "Hanko The Cowhand Goes To The World's Fair 3000 Miles On Horseback"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Creig Flessel
Inker: Creig Flessel

Story: "History Of The New York World's Fair 1939"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Creig Flessel
Inker: Creig Flessel

Story: "Would You Believe It?"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: George Papp
Inker: George Papp

Story: "Butch The Pup At The New York World's Fair"

Writer: Fred Schwab
Penciller: Fred Schwab
Inker: Fred Schwab

Story: "Cuffnotes From The Fair"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Sheldon Moldoff
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff

Story: "Ginger Snap At The World's Fair"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inker: Bob Kane

Story: "Scoop Scanlon, Five-Star Reporter At The World's Fair"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Bill Ely
Inker: Bill Ely

Story: "Wonders At The World's Fair"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Sheldon Moldoff
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff

Story: "A Day At The World's Fair"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Creig Flessel
Inker: Creig Flessel

Story: "Tidbits From The Fair"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Sheldon Moldoff
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff

Story: "Slam Bradley At The World's Fair"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Story: "Curiosities From The Fair"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Sheldon Moldoff
Inker: Sheldon Moldoff

Story: "The Sandman At The World's Fair"

Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Bert Christman
Inker: Bert Christman

Story: "Wonders At The Fair"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: George Papp
Inker: George Papp

Story: "Zatara And The World's Fair Exhibit"

Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Fred Guardineer
Inker: Fred Guardineer

Feature: "End Page"

Penciller: Creig Flessel
Inker: Creig Flessel

New York Worlds Fair Comics 1940
(1940)

Feature: "Title Page"

Penciller: Creig Flessel
Inker: Creig Flessel

Story: "Superman At The 1940 World's Fair"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Joe Shuster
Inker: Joe Shuster

Story: "Red, White And Blue: The War Games"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Harry Lampert
Inker: Harry Lampert

Feature: "Hanko The Cowhand At The World's Fair"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Creig Flessel
Inker: Creig Flessel

Story: "Slam Bradley At The 1940s World's Fair"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Howard Sherman
Inker: Howard Sherman

Story: "Zatara At The World's Fair"

Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Joseph Sherman
Inker: Joseph Sherman

Story: "Fair Facts"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Raymond Perry
Inker: Raymond Perry

Story: "Silly Stuff"

Writer: Henry Boltinoff
Penciller: Henry Boltinoff
Inker: Henry Boltinoff

Story: "Hour-Man At The World's Fair"

Writer: Jerry Siegel
Penciller: Bernard Baily
Inker: Bernard Baily

Story: "Catnip"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Fred Schwab
Inker: Fred Schwab

Story: "At The World's Fair With Jim And Jane"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Creig Flessel
Inker: Creig Flessel

Story: "Speedy Sam The Taxi Man"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Paul Gustavson
Inker: Paul Gustavson

Story: "The Sandman Goes To The World's Fair"

Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Chad Grothkopf
Inker: Chad Grothkopf

Story: "Fantastic Facts"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: George Papp
Inker: George Papp

Story: "Johnny Thunder At The World's Fair"

Writer: John B. Wentworth
Penciller: Stan Aschmeier
Inker: Stan Aschmeier

Story: "Ginger Snap"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inker: Bob Kane

Story: "Batman And Robin Visit The 1940 New York World's Fair"

Writer: Bill Finger
Penciller: Bob Kane
Inker: Bob Kane


Big All-American Comic Book #1
(December 1944)

Wonder Woman
Story: "Danny The Demon Had Plans"

Writer: William Marston
Penciller: H.G. Peter
Inker: H.G. Peter

Mutt And Jeff
Story: "Untitled"

Writer: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Penciller: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Inker: Bud Fisher With Al Smith

Who's Who In Zooville
Story: "Meet J. Groaner Crooner"

Writer: Ronald Santi
Penciller: Ronald Santi
Inker: Ronald Santi

Scribbly And the Hunkel Family
Story: "The Ten Buck Nut"

Writer: Sheldon Mayer
Penciller: Sheldon Mayer
Inker: Sheldon Mayer

Who's Who In Zooville
Story: "Meet Explorer Ernie"

Writer: Ronald Santi
Penciller: Ronald Santi
Inker: Ronald Santi

The Atom
Story: "Putting On The Dog"

Writer: Joeseph Greene
Penciller: Joe Gallagher
Inker: Joe Gallagher

Mutt And Jeff
Story: "Untitled"

Writer: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Penciller: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Inker: Bud Fisher With Al Smith

Little Boy Blue
Story: "The Fugitives From Clarence"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Frank Harry
Inker: Frank Harry

Johnny Thunder
Story: "Peachy Pet Meets The Big Bad Wolf"

Writer: John B. Wentworth
Penciller: Stan Aschmeier
Inker: Stan Aschmeier

Mutt And Jeff
Story: "Untitled"

Writer: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Penciller: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Inker: Bud Fisher With Al Smith

Hop Harrigan
Story: "The Fatal Charm Of Tank Tinker"

Writer: John L. Blummer
Penciller: John L. Blummer
Inker: John L. Blummer

The Whip
Story: "Warpath"

Writer: John L. Blummer
Penciller: Homer Fleming
Inker: Homer Fleming

Mutt And Jeff
Story: "Untitled"

Writer: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Penciller: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Inker: Bud Fisher With Al Smith

Pint-Size Pete
Story: "Simply Shocking"

Writer: A.W. Nugent
Penciller: A.W. Nugent
Inker: A.W. Nugent

Green Lantern
Story: "Heroes Are Born... Not Made!"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Paul Reinman
Inker: Paul Reinman

Mutt And Jeff
Story: "Untitled"

Writer: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Penciller: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Inker: Bud Fisher With Al Smith

Ghost Patrol
Story: "Meet Honest John"

Writer: John B. Wentworth
Penciller: Frank Harry
Inker: Frank Harry

Mr. Terrific
Story: "Models For Crime"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Stan Aschmeier
Inker: Stan Aschmeier

Mutt And Jeff
Story: "Untitled"

Writer: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Penciller: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Inker: Bud Fisher With Al Smith

Wildcat
Story: "Wildcat Meets The Kidder"

Writer: Unknown
Penciller: Joe Gallagher
Inker: Joe Gallagher

Hawkman
Story: "A Hot Time In The Old Town"

Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: Joe Kubert
Inker: Joe Kubert

Mutt And Jeff
Story: "Untitled"

Writer: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Penciller: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Inker: Bud Fisher With Al Smith

Bulldog Drumhead
Story: "Leary Leery McSneery"

Writer: Ronald Santi
Penciller: Ronald Santi
Inker: Ronald Santi

The Flash
Story: "The Million Dollar Apple"

Writer: Gardner Fox
Penciller: E.E. Hibbard
Inker: E.E. Hibbard

Mutt And Jeff
Story: "Untitled"

Writer: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Penciller: Bud Fisher With Al Smith
Inker: Bud Fisher With Al Smith

Fat And Slat
Feature: "House Ad (Inside Back Cover)"

Writer: Ed Whelan
Penciller: Ed Whelan
Inker: Ed Whelan


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