(May 1944)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Magazine
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 "TERRY AND THE PIRATES, No. 44." No code number. Copyright 1938 by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Terry and the Pirates / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Baron De Plexus; Slugger Dunn; Bellette [Weazel]

Indexer Notes

Cover is redrawn version of second panel of 1939.03.27 daily newspaper strip.

["I have admired the courage and resourcefulness of both you men..."] (Table of Contents)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Pencils:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Inks:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Connie; Big Stoop; Reginald Smythe-Heatherstone; Baron De Plexus; Belette [Weazel]
Synopsis:
Connie and Big Stoop get a $5,000 reward from Mr. Smythe-Heatherstone and hire servants to do their work for Pat and Terry. Later Connie and Big Stoop get into an auto accident with a mean character named Baron De Plexus and Pat discovers that De Plexus's body guard is an old enemy.
Reprints:
  • From Terry and The Pirates (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) daily newspaper strips from 1938.11.08-1938.11.12, 1938.11.14-1938.11.19, 1938.11.21-1938.11.26, 1938.11.28-1938.12.03

Indexer Notes

Begins on inside front cover in black, red, and white. Sunday strips are part of the continuity, but are not reprinted.

["You fool! Your fingerprints are on that knife!"] (Table of Contents)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Pencils:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Inks:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Connie; Big Stoop; Baron De Plexus; Bellette [Weazel]; Reginald Smythe-Heatherstone; Slugger Dunn
Synopsis:
After a confrontation with Baron De Plexus and his bodyguard, Pat decides to leave Hong Kong and take Terry, Connie, and Big Stoop to see Smythe-Heatherstone. Pat is offered the job of investigating the disappearance of Dillon Kane, the manager of a plantation in French Indo-China that happens to be next to one owned by Baron De Plexus. On the way they make the acquaintance of one of De Plexus's men, an American safecracker named Slugger Dunn.
Reprints:
  • US from Popular Comics (Dell, 1936 series) #81 (November 1942)
  • which is reprinted
    • From Terry and The Pirates (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) daily newspaper strips from 1938.12.05-1938.12.10, 1938.12.12-1938.12.17, 1938.12.19-1938.12.24, 1938.12.26-1938.12.31, 1939.01.01 [Sunday, first 4 panels]

Indexer Notes

Sunday strips are part of the continuity but are not reprinted except for the first four panels of 1939.01.01.

["Funny how we've stumbled on things in this Kane disappearance..."] (Table of Contents)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Pencils:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Inks:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; April Kane; Madame Sud; Baron De Plexus; Bellette [Weazel]; Slugger Dunn
Synopsis:
At the plantation, Pat and Terry meet April Kane, the young sister of Dillon Kane, who has disappeared. Terry sees April later and immediately becomes lovesick. Pat and Connie go into the jungle to search for clues and fall through a hidden trap door into a cave.
Reprints:
  • From Terry and The Pirates (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1939.01.01-1939.01.14, 1939,01.20-1939.01.21, 1939.01.23-1939.01.25

Indexer Notes

Several strips from original run are omitted.

["Is shoomike gleam of lights! Under door-place mebbe!"] (Table of Contents)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Pencils:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Inks:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Connie; Dillon Kane; Baron De Plexus; Bellette [Weazel]; Slugger Dunn; April Kane; Madame Sud [Sanjak];
Synopsis:
Pat and Connie find Dillon Kane being held captive in the cave. Baron De Plexus is perplexed about Pat's disappearance and is arranging to bring three warlords out of China by air, along with a fortune in gold. Terry gets a map that leads him and Big Stoop to the place the others are held captive and they are rescued. Madame Sud shows her real identity as Sanjak, an enemy of De Plexus, who has sent Pat and the others to De Plexis' airstrip.
Reprints:
  • US from Popular Comics (Dell, 1936 series) #83 (January 1943)
  • which is reprinted
    • From Terry and The Pirates (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) daily newspaper strips from 1939.01.26-1939.01.28, 1939-01.30-1939.02.04, 1939.02.06-1939.02.11, 1939.02.13-1939.02.18, 1939.02.20, 1939.02.21

Indexer Notes

Sundays are part of the continuity but are omitted.

["Stoop, search them for extra weapons!"] (Table of Contents)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Pencils:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Inks:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Connie; Big Stoop; Bellette [Weazel]; Slugger Dunn; Baron De Plexus; Dillon Kane; April Kane; Sanjak
Synopsis:
Sanjak shows up at De Plexus' airstrip with a hypnotized April. Sanjak shoots Dillon Kane and takes April along when she takes off in a plane full of gold. Terry and Pat follow in De Plexus' other plane. Back at the plantation, French colonial police arrive and De Plexus has Connie and Big Stoop arrested. De Plexus finds a clue to where Sanjak is taking April. Pat and Terry make a forced landing, but Sanjak eludes them.
Reprints:
  • From Terry and The Pirates (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) daily newspaper strips from 1939.02.22-1939.02.25, 1939.02.27-1939.03.04, 1939.03.06-1939.03.11, 1939.03.13-1939.03.18, 1939.03.19 [4 panels of Sunday]

Indexer Notes

Sundays are part of the continuity, but are omitted except for 1939.03.19, which includes panels 5, 6, 7, and 9 of the 11-panel Sunday.

["So, eet ees well sterilized...now I place the point just below the lobe..."] (Table of Contents)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Pencils:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Inks:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Lee, Pat Ryan; Baron De Plexus; Bellette [Weazel]; Slugger Dunn; Sanjak; April Kane
Synopsis:
De Plexus and his thugs try to get information on Sanjak in Yankuk, but the populace, even the underworld, refuses to give them any information. De Plexus finally gets a lead about a recluse on a small island. Terry and Pat also arrive in Yankuk and find a dance hall girl who once was Sanjak's pupil, but now hates her. Both parties land on Sanjak's island at the same time. De Plexis and his thugs get the drop on Sanjak first, but the dance hall girl breaks away from Terry and Pat and causes a disruption. Sanjak escapes and starts setting off explosives all over the island.
Reprints:
  • From Terry and The Pirates (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1939.03.19 [1 panel of Sunday], 1939.03.20-1939.04.01, 1939.04.03-1939.04.08, 1939.04.10 [last two panels], 1939.04.11 [first three panels]
  • 1939.04.12 [first three panels]

Indexer Notes

Panels of 1939.03.22, 1939.03.23, and 1939.03.24 are mixed together. Sundays are part of continuity, but only 1939.03.27 is printed.

["You may have hurt my sweetheart, you dog!"] (Table of Contents)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Pencils:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Inks:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; April Kane; Belette [Weazel], Slugger Dunn; Connie; Big Stoop
Synopsis:
The Weazel's girlfriend from the dance hall shoots Pat. Terry rescues April. Sanjak has rigged the island to blow up so Terry grabs Pat and along with April and Slugger Dunn, they start to swim to the mainland. The four are about to go under when a boat spots them and they are rescued by Connie and Big Stoop.
Reprints:
  • From Terry and The Pirates (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) newspaper strips from 1939.04.13 [first 2 panels], 1939.04.14, 1939.04.15, 1939.04.16 [panels 3 and 4 reversed], 1939.04.17-1939.04.18 [two panels switched from different days], 1939.04.19 [first panel only], 1939.04.21

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes on back cover in color. Original newspaper strips are extensively edited in this sequence.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Terry and the Pirates
  2. 1. ["I have admired the courage and resourcefulness of both you men..."]
    Terry and the Pirates
  3. 2. ["You fool! Your fingerprints are on that knife!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  4. 3. ["Funny how we've stumbled on things in this Kane disappearance..."]
    Terry and the Pirates
  5. 4. ["Is shoomike gleam of lights! Under door-place mebbe!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  6. 5. ["Stoop, search them for extra weapons!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  7. 6. ["So, eet ees well sterilized...now I place the point just below the lobe..."]
    Terry and the Pirates
  8. 7. ["You may have hurt my sweetheart, you dog!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
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