(October 1940)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Whitman Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Oskar Lebeck
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ellery Queen; Bob and Bill; The Owl; Red Ryder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely (Queen); Fred Harman (Red Ryder); Frank Thompson (The Owl); Robert Bugg (Bob and Bill)
Inks:
Bill Ely (Queen); Fred Harman (Red Ryder); Frank Thompson (The Owl); Robert Bugg (Bob and BIll)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

cover is made up from panels from stories inside

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clyde Lewis
Pencils:
Clyde Lewis
Inks:
Clyde Lewis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Herky; Noodles Nelson; Herky's mother
Reprints:
  • from Herky Sunday (Newspaper Enterprise Association) 1938.11.20

Indexer Notes

inside front cover printed in red and black

[Crash At Satan's Elbow] (Table of Contents)

Ellery Queen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[Inside the Hollow Earth: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Bob and Bill / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Bugg (signed)
Inks:
Robert Bugg (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[The Menace of Dr. Thor: Part ?] (Table of Contents)

Don Winslow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank V. Martinek [as F. V. Martinek] (credited)
Pencils:
Leon A. Beroth [as L. A. Beroth] (signed)
Inks:
Leon A. Beroth [as L. A. Beroth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Don Winslow; Red Pennington; Dr. Thor (villain); the Dutchess (villain)
Reprints:
  • from Don Winslow of the Navy (Bell Syndicate) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by the Bell Syndicate

[The South Pole Voyage: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Pete and Pudgie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Win Smith
Pencils:
Win Smith (signed)
Inks:
Win Smith (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Penguin Pete; Pudgie

Indexer Notes

last appearance. Copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[Gabby In Hollywood: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Gabby Scoops / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Treadwell (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Connor
Inks:
Bill Connor
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[The Skeleton's Key] (Table of Contents)

Crusoes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Micale
Inks:
Al Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[Battle With the Tank Squadron] (Table of Contents)

Stratosphere Jim / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al McWilliams
Pencils:
Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Inks:
Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[Yaqui Joe the Bandit: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Red Ryder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Harman
Pencils:
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks:
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Yaqui Joe (villain)
Reprints:
  • from Red Ryder (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1939 by NEA Services, Inc.

[Reunion With Carol] (Table of Contents)

Wash Tubbs / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Crane
Pencils:
Roy Crane (signed)
Inks:
Roy Crane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Wash Tubbs (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

[The Murder of Whitney Morgan] (Table of Contents)

Owl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Leonard Steinman ?
Pencils:
Frank Thomas (credited)
Inks:
Frank Thomas (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Owl [Nick Terry]; Belle Wayne; Whitney Morgan (first appearance; death); Shutter O'Neil (first appearance; death)
Synopsis:
Belle learns the Owl's secret i.d.

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[Tarzan and the Tourney of Nimmr: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Bittner [as HB] (signed, illustrations)
Inks:
Hal Bittner [as HB] (signed, illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tarzan

["Get your coat an' hat, Honey"] (Table of Contents)

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clyde Lewis
Pencils:
Clyde Lewis
Inks:
Clyde Lewis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Herky; Honey
Reprints:
  • from Herky (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ?

[Bath Day] (Table of Contents)

Davey and Dingo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Black (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Berger (signed)
Inks:
Joe Berger (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Davey (first appearance); Davey's mother (first appearance); Dingo (first appearance; Davey's dog)

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ellery Queen; Bob and Bill; The Owl; Red Ryder
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Herky
  3. 2. [Crash At Satan's Elbow]
    Ellery Queen
  4. 3. [Inside the Hollow Earth: Part 3]
    Bob and Bill
  5. 4. [The Menace of Dr. Thor: Part ?]
    Don Winslow
  6. 5. [The South Pole Voyage: Part 1]
    Pete and Pudgie
  7. 6. [Gabby In Hollywood: Part 1]
    Gabby Scoops
  8. 7. [The Skeleton's Key]
    Crusoes
  9. 8. [Battle With the Tank Squadron]
    Stratosphere Jim
  10. 9. [Yaqui Joe the Bandit: Part 2]
    Red Ryder
  11. 10. [Reunion With Carol]
    Wash Tubbs
  12. 11. [The Murder of Whitney Morgan]
    Owl
  13. 12. [Tarzan and the Tourney of Nimmr: Part 2]
    Tarzan
  14. 13. ["Get your coat an' hat, Honey"]
    Herky
  15. 14. [Bath Day]
    Davey and Dingo
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