(1942)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "SMOKEY STOVER, No. 7." No code number. Copyright 1937, 1938, 1939 by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc. Copyright 1940 by News Syndicate Co., Inc.


["Hey, Chief - There's 3 strikes on us"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
When the ball club puts up a fence around the field, Smokey buys a woodpecker to drill holes in it so he can watch the game.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

Indexer Notes

Full Sunday strip reprinted as a cover. Same strip is reprinted as Sequence 47, with modified logo and different colors.

["Smoley Hoke!! - Here comes that bird I owe 50 bucks to -"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover
Synopsis:
Smokey sees a man to whom he owes $50. To escape, he hides in a box full of dynamite.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday strip from 1938

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

["Aw, be a sport, wontcha? Let me be chief just for one day!"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey gets to be chief for one day.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday strip from 1937

["Hey! Smokey! Make yourself useful around here"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey is supposed to be raking leaves, but decides to take a nap in the pile of leaves.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday strip from 1937

["Oh boy! Here comes Ben Foo - I've been wanting to see him..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Ben Foo
Synopsis:
Smokey gives an exploding cigar to a friend and it makes the round until it comes back to him.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday strip from 1937

["Curses!! Do we have to through another day of that?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Fiddling Finnegan
Synopsis:
Fiddling Finnegan practices his awful fiddling at Smokey's firehouse.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday strip from 1937

["No more ball playing for you today, son"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover
Synopsis:
Smokey's son is supposed to practice the violin, but rigs it up with a clock's pendulum.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday strip from 1937

["What the heck are you doing with all those road maps, Smokey?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey decides to go to Texas for a vacation because it's all downhill on the map.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday strip from 1937 ?

["Here's the cake I baked for the Chief's birthday"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Cookie
Synopsis:
Cookie bakes the Chief a birthday cake, but the only "candle" Smokey can find turns out to be a firecracker.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday strip from 1937

["Boy! - That water at the old swimming hole's gonna feel swell..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey and the Chief hide their clothes in a pile of sand while they go swimming, but the sand turns out to be cement.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday strip from 1937

["This is a scorcher of a night, Smokey- We won't sleep a wink..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
In the dark, Smokey and the Chief pitch their tent in a sandy spot, but it turns out to be the back of a truck hauling sand.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday strip from 1937 ?

["Holy socks! Where did you find those ice skates?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey puts blocks of ice together to try out his ice skates in the summer.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["Just our luck to run outta gas when we're late..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Holman
Pencils:
Bill Holman
Inks:
Bill Holman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Holman
Job Number:
`

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey uses a sponge in the gas tank to get free gas.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["There's no use kidding, Smokey - We need a new addition..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey insults the bricklayers at a nearby building to get them to throw some bricks at him to use for an addition to the firehouse.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["Well, after all our trouble we finally got the new addition..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey uses too much flash powder when taking a picture of the Chief in the new addition to the firehouse.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["This car of mine sure is dirty, Smokey"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat) (cameo)
Synopsis:
Smokey uses a fire hose to wash the Chief's car.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["Let's go, Smokey - Bangs Fireworks factory is ablaze!"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey drives the fire truck between two men carrying a plate of invisible glass.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["What's wrong, Chief? Don't tell me you lost the tickets!"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
The Chief can't find the tickets to the ball game.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["This is the toughest fire we've had in years, Chief"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
The newsreel photographers catch Smokey rescuing a doll from a burning building.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["This looks like an easy day for us, Smokey"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey and the Chief check the damage after a warehouse fire.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

[It's a four alarmer, Smokey - We gotta step on it!"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey and the Chief get stuck behind a truck using an arm signal for a left turn.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["It was sweet of Cash U. Nutt to give me the afternoon off"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Earl Stover
Synopsis:
Smokey rigs up two push mowers to his auto so he can drive and mow his lawn at the same time.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["My gosh, Smokey - Look - Snow at this time of the year"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey and the Chief think it's snowing, but it's from a fire at a popcorn factory.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Isn't it a lovely day to picnic, folks?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Cookie Stover; Mrs. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey and the Chief take their wives on a picnic.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["I just noticed the sign, Chief"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Beaverbush
Synopsis:
The Chief's nearsighted hired man hooks his auto to the Chief's house instead of his house trailer.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Where's Smokey goin', Chief?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
The Chief sends Smokey to fix a doorbell at his house.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Greetings, Chief - Whatcha doin'?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat) (cameo)
Synopsis:
Smokey helps the Chief paint his car.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["The posters for our dance just arrived, Chief-"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey tacks up posters advertising the fireman's ball.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["My! What a beautiful picture - Is it for me?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Cookie Stover
Synopsis:
Smokey buys a picture for the Chief's trailer.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["No! I'm not going to give you five bucks for a new bird ornament-"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover
Synopsis:
Smokey refuses to buy his wife a new hat.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["Did Smokey take the fire truck to the garage to have that..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
When the fire truck breaks down, the crew uses an elephant instead.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["Look at the new life nets my wife made for us."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey's wife sews some new life nets for the department, but they shrink when washed.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["I hope the blaze is good and hot - It's below zero outside!"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
In freezing weather, Smokey uses a toboggan to rescue people from a sporting goods store.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["Who's pounding, Chief? It's driving me goofy!"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
A plumber makes a maze of pipes trying to fix a leak at the firehouse.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["Boy - What a swell day for hunting"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey and the Chief go hunting.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["How's tricks at home, Smokey"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey uses a fire hose as part of a burglar alarm.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["What are you so burned up about, Smokey?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey's house is robbed and he goes to the police station with a list of things that are missing.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["What a swell day for rabbits - With a dog like Blazer along..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Blazer (dog)
Synopsis:
Smokey goes hunting but ends up shooting a magician's rabbit.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["What's wrong with me, Smokey?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Smokey Stover
Pencils:
Smokey Stover
Inks:
Smokey Stover
Colors:
?
Letters:
Smokey Stover

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
Smokey tells the Chief he should take up exercising.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939.04.16

Indexer Notes

Date is on the strip. Last panel is "Foo-Losophy."

["That fire bug Arson Nick's at it again, Smokehouse"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey brings rolls and mustard to a fire at a frankfurter factory.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["Wow! - 67 bucks for purfume is nothing to sniff at, but..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
Smokey buys some expensive perfume for his wife.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1939.03.19

Indexer Notes

Date is on the strip.

["This is the tenth fire today - Something's gotta be done..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey rescues a guy to whom he owes 50 dollars.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["Blazer's house is sure doggy now that I've painted it"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Blazer (dog)
Synopsis:
Smokey fills a bug sprayer with paint to paint a dog house and the Chief uses it to spray moths on his coat.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["I just bought a swell present for my little nephew in Peoria..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey buys a gift for his nephew and has the Chief build the package for shipping.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["I'll be glad when Main Street is paved - This is the worst..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat) (cameo)
Synopsis:
Smokey uses a skyrocket to pull the firetruck out of the mud.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["I hear you're in the market for an auto, Mr. Stover!"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Smokey Stover
Pencils:
Smokey Stover
Inks:
Smokey Stover
Colors:
?
Letters:
Smokey Stover

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
A man sells Smokey a vehicle which he says will take him across the country and back on only one fill-up.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["Holy soles! - Look at those holes in my wife's shoes"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover
Synopsis:
Smokey fixes the holes on his wife's new toeless sandals.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["Hey, Chief - There's 3 strikes on us"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
Smokey buys a woodpecker to peck holes in the fence around a ball park.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

Indexer Notes

Same strip as the cover. Colors are different and logo is changed.

["Boyoboy! - Foocity sure has grown, Chief!"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey and the Chief visit Foocity.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["I hope you have a nice vacation, Lovey"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey chases down the Chief's railroad ticket and steps on it with his spiked golf shoes.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["If I'm gonna hit the chief for a raise, the only way..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Cookie Stover; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
Smokey paints a black eye on himself to earn some sympathy from the Chief.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["I just hung your clothes on the line, Chief"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey tries to dry the Chief's clothes by tacking them to an airplane propeller.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["Ach du lieber foo, Smokey - You're a mess"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey falls out of a tree while watching a baseball game.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["Holy doughnuts! - Chief - That's that new 400 buck rug..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
The Chief spills ink on an expensive rug.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["I've got to pass the Chief's house on my way home"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat) (cameo)
Synopsis:
Smokey lends the Chief his umbrella.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from ?

["What a dope I am - I oughta had more sense than to slam..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
The Chief keeps breaking the glass in his office door.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["Oh boy! - I'll get to the fireman's smoker or know why"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
Smokey and Spooky sneak out of the house in a basket of laundry.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["So long, Smokey - I hope your son likes his birthday gift!"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Cookie Stover; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
Smokey buys his son a drum for his birthday.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938.02.13

Indexer Notes

Date is on the strip.

["You're a genius, Smokey - What this country needs is..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
Smokey invents an electric rug-beater.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["It's out on Ploop Street - It must be a whopper"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
A lady keeps pulling the fire alarm box because she thinks it's a mail box.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["I'm nearly starved, Chief - Have you anything to eat..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Iva Nutt
Synopsis:
Somebody put rifle bullets in the firehouse popcorn.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

["What happened to those two dozen rolls of films you took..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
The Chief gives Smokey some rolls of film to develop.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["I gotta take my hat off to you, Cookie"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Cookie Stover; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
Smokey's wife asks him to help her design a hat.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

["Galloping guns, Smokey - What's that thing for?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey invents a cannon to shoot firemen into burning buildings.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

["Thanks for calling me, Chief - I'll breeze right over..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat)
Synopsis:
The Chief uses his old car as a trade-in for a new one, but doesn't tell the salesman the old one is in pieces.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940

Indexer Notes

Last panel is "Foo-Losophy."

["Hey, Smokey - The Mayor's gonna inspect our fire house today"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Philip D. Skillets (cameo)
Synopsis:
When the Mayor comes to inspect the firehouse, Smokey tries to wash the windows in freezing weather.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940.03.03

Indexer Notes

Complete strip reprinted in half-page size.. Last panel is "Foomous People." Date is on the strip.

["Wow - This zero weather makes you feel like hunting"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Carlsbad Q. Cumber (cameo)
Synopsis:
Smokey and the Chief go on a hunting trip in zero weather. Smokey puts anti-freeze in their drinking water so it won't freeze.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1940.02.25

Indexer Notes

Complete strip reprinted in half-page size. Last panel is "Foomous People." Date is on the strip.

["Wow! - It sure is hot, Chief - We picked the right day..."] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (cat) (cameo)
Synopsis:
Smokey and the Chief take a swim at an alligator farm.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

["That's a dandy installation job, girlie - How much do I owe you?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis:
Smokey gets an over-sized heater installed in the Chief's car.
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1938

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hey, Chief - There's 3 strikes on us"]
    Smokey Stover
  2. 1. ["Smoley Hoke!! - Here comes that bird I owe 50 bucks to -"]
    Smokey Stover
  3. 2. ["Aw, be a sport, wontcha? Let me be chief just for one day!"]
    Smokey Stover
  4. 3. ["Hey! Smokey! Make yourself useful around here"]
    Smokey Stover
  5. 4. ["Oh boy! Here comes Ben Foo - I've been wanting to see him..."]
    Smokey Stover
  6. 5. ["Curses!! Do we have to through another day of that?"]
    Smokey Stover
  7. 6. ["No more ball playing for you today, son"]
    Smokey Stover
  8. 7. ["What the heck are you doing with all those road maps, Smokey?"]
    Smokey Stover
  9. 8. ["Here's the cake I baked for the Chief's birthday"]
    Smokey Stover
  10. 9. ["Boy! - That water at the old swimming hole's gonna feel swell..."]
    Smokey Stover
  11. 10. ["This is a scorcher of a night, Smokey- We won't sleep a wink..."]
    Smokey Stover
  12. 11. ["Holy socks! Where did you find those ice skates?"]
    Smokey Stover
  13. 12. ["Just our luck to run outta gas when we're late..."]
    Smokey Stover
  14. 13. ["There's no use kidding, Smokey - We need a new addition..."]
    Smokey Stover
  15. 14. ["Well, after all our trouble we finally got the new addition..."]
    Smokey Stover
  16. 15. ["This car of mine sure is dirty, Smokey"]
    Smokey Stover
  17. 16. ["Let's go, Smokey - Bangs Fireworks factory is ablaze!"]
    Smokey Stover
  18. 17. ["What's wrong, Chief? Don't tell me you lost the tickets!"]
    Smokey Stover
  19. 18. ["This is the toughest fire we've had in years, Chief"]
    Smokey Stover
  20. 19. ["This looks like an easy day for us, Smokey"]
    Smokey Stover
  21. 20. [It's a four alarmer, Smokey - We gotta step on it!"]
    Smokey Stover
  22. 21. ["It was sweet of Cash U. Nutt to give me the afternoon off"]
    Smokey Stover
  23. 22. ["My gosh, Smokey - Look - Snow at this time of the year"]
    Smokey Stover
  24. 23. ["Isn't it a lovely day to picnic, folks?"]
    Smokey Stover
  25. 24. ["I just noticed the sign, Chief"]
    Smokey Stover
  26. 25. ["Where's Smokey goin', Chief?"]
    Smokey Stover
  27. 26. ["Greetings, Chief - Whatcha doin'?"]
    Smokey Stover
  28. 27. ["The posters for our dance just arrived, Chief-"]
    Smokey Stover
  29. 28. ["My! What a beautiful picture - Is it for me?"]
    Smokey Stover
  30. 29. ["No! I'm not going to give you five bucks for a new bird ornament-"]
    Smokey Stover
  31. 30. ["Did Smokey take the fire truck to the garage to have that..."]
    Smokey Stover
  32. 31. ["Look at the new life nets my wife made for us."]
    Smokey Stover
  33. 32. ["I hope the blaze is good and hot - It's below zero outside!"]
    Smokey Stover
  34. 33. ["Who's pounding, Chief? It's driving me goofy!"]
    Smokey Stover
  35. 34. ["Boy - What a swell day for hunting"]
    Smokey Stover
  36. 35. ["How's tricks at home, Smokey"]
    Smokey Stover
  37. 36. ["What are you so burned up about, Smokey?"]
    Smokey Stover
  38. 37. ["What a swell day for rabbits - With a dog like Blazer along..."]
    Smokey Stover
  39. 38. ["What's wrong with me, Smokey?"]
    Smokey Stover
  40. 39. ["That fire bug Arson Nick's at it again, Smokehouse"]
    Smokey Stover
  41. 40. ["Wow! - 67 bucks for purfume is nothing to sniff at, but..."]
    Smokey Stover
  42. 41. ["This is the tenth fire today - Something's gotta be done..."]
    Smokey Stover
  43. 42. ["Blazer's house is sure doggy now that I've painted it"]
    Smokey Stover
  44. 43. ["I just bought a swell present for my little nephew in Peoria..."]
    Smokey Stover
  45. 44. ["I'll be glad when Main Street is paved - This is the worst..."]
    Smokey Stover
  46. 45. ["I hear you're in the market for an auto, Mr. Stover!"]
    Smokey Stover
  47. 46. ["Holy soles! - Look at those holes in my wife's shoes"]
    Smokey Stover
  48. 47. ["Hey, Chief - There's 3 strikes on us"]
    Smokey Stover
  49. 48. ["Boyoboy! - Foocity sure has grown, Chief!"]
    Smokey Stover
  50. 49. ["I hope you have a nice vacation, Lovey"]
    Smokey Stover
  51. 50. ["If I'm gonna hit the chief for a raise, the only way..."]
    Smokey Stover
  52. 51. ["I just hung your clothes on the line, Chief"]
    Smokey Stover
  53. 52. ["Ach du lieber foo, Smokey - You're a mess"]
    Smokey Stover
  54. 53. ["Holy doughnuts! - Chief - That's that new 400 buck rug..."]
    Smokey Stover
  55. 54. ["I've got to pass the Chief's house on my way home"]
    Smokey Stover
  56. 55. ["What a dope I am - I oughta had more sense than to slam..."]
    Smokey Stover
  57. 56. ["Oh boy! - I'll get to the fireman's smoker or know why"]
    Smokey Stover
  58. 57. ["So long, Smokey - I hope your son likes his birthday gift!"]
    Smokey Stover
  59. 58. ["You're a genius, Smokey - What this country needs is..."]
    Smokey Stover
  60. 59. ["It's out on Ploop Street - It must be a whopper"]
    Smokey Stover
  61. 60. ["I'm nearly starved, Chief - Have you anything to eat..."]
    Smokey Stover
  62. 61. ["What happened to those two dozen rolls of films you took..."]
    Smokey Stover
  63. 62. ["I gotta take my hat off to you, Cookie"]
    Smokey Stover
  64. 63. ["Galloping guns, Smokey - What's that thing for?"]
    Smokey Stover
  65. 64. ["Thanks for calling me, Chief - I'll breeze right over..."]
    Smokey Stover
  66. 65. ["Hey, Smokey - The Mayor's gonna inspect our fire house today"]
    Smokey Stover
  67. 66. ["Wow - This zero weather makes you feel like hunting"]
    Smokey Stover
  68. 67. ["Wow! - It sure is hot, Chief - We picked the right day..."]
    Smokey Stover
  69. 68. ["That's a dandy installation job, girlie - How much do I owe you?"]
    Smokey Stover
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