(1945)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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 "SMILIN' JACK, No. 80." No code number. Copyright 1940 by News Snydicate Co., Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Smilin' Jack; Downwind Jaxon; The Eye; K-9

["Now that we've finished our cotton dusting contracts..."] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Zack Mosley
Pencils:
Zack Mosley
Inks:
Zack Mosley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Smilin' Jack; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Dixie Lee; Joy Beaverduck; Woo Woo; Little Stuff; More Stuff; Skinnyatlas
Synopsis:
Dixie returns from the war zone and she and Jack plan on getting married. Fat Stuff shows off his new triplets. Dixie faints when she gets a telegram saying her husband is alive.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story begins on inside front cover in black, red, and white.

["--But, Dixie--The survivors of the medical expedition..."] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Zack Mosley
Pencils:
Zack Mosley
Inks:
Zack Mosley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Smilin' Jack; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Dixie Lee; Joy Beaverduck; Woo Woo; Little Stuff; More Stuff; Skinnyatlas; K-9 (villain); Q-T (villain); The Eye (villain); Tepid Fahrenheit
Synopsis:
Dixie leaves to see her husband, who is in the hospital, and Jack is broken-hearted. Downwind organizes a group of young ladies as "Sixth Columnists" to fight "Fifth Columnists." Enemy spy "The Eye" targets Downwind and sends Miss Fahrenheit to lure him to his headquarters.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Code number "PC 102-448" for Popular Comics #102 is at bottom of first page.

["Joy, I'm sorry I had to leave you and Jack last evening..."] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Zack Mosley
Pencils:
Zack Mosley
Inks:
Zack Mosley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Smilin' Jack; Downwind Jaxon; Joy Beaverduck; Fat Stuff; Little Stuff; More Stuff; Skinnyatlas; Tepid Fahrenheit; K-9 (villain); The Eye (villain)
Synopsis:
Joy gets a job as a flight instructor and Downwind succeeds in getting Jack and Joy together. Later, spies capture Downwind.
Reprints:

["There won't be enough of you left to suck up with an eye-dropper!"] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Zack Mosley
Pencils:
Zack Mosley
Inks:
Zack Mosley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Smilin' Jack; Downwind Jaxon; Tepid Fahrenheit; Joy Beaverduck; The Eye (villain); K-9 (villain); Fat Stuff; Woo Woo; Little Stuff; More Stuff; Skinnyatlas
Synopsis:
The Eye and K-9 tie up Downwind in the hold of a target ship that is to be used for practice bombing. Tepid Fahrenheit, a former associate of the Eye, learns of the plot and tells Joy. Joy breaks up the bombing formation then lands her plane in the water and saves Downwind. Later Tepid and Downwind capture the Eye and K-9. After getting Jack and Joy together, Downwind realizes he loves Joy. Trying to take his mind off his lost love, Downwind goes into the plane salvage business.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Code number "P.C. 104-4410" for Popular Comics #104 is at bottom of first page.

["Yes, sir, Downwind--Joy said she'd marry me-"] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Zack Mosley
Pencils:
Zack Mosley
Inks:
Zack Mosley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Smilin' Jack; Downwind Jaxon; Joy Beaverduck; Mr. Beaverduck; Curly; Fat Stuff (cameo)
Synopsis:
When the stress of a big wedding gets to be too much, Jack and Joy decide to elope. Downwind, who was secretly in love with Joy, crashes his plane right before the elopement. After the interrupted ceremony is over, Jack leaves Joy to search for Downwind.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes in color on the back cover. Code number "P.C. 105-4411" for Popular Comics #105 is at bottom of first page.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack
  2. 1. ["Now that we've finished our cotton dusting contracts..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  3. 2. ["--But, Dixie--The survivors of the medical expedition..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["Joy, I'm sorry I had to leave you and Jack last evening..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  5. 4. ["There won't be enough of you left to suck up with an eye-dropper!"]
    Smilin' Jack
  6. 5. ["Yes, sir, Downwind--Joy said she'd marry me-"]
    Smilin' Jack
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