(November 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)

Flying Fortress / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al McWilliams
Inks:
Al McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[Sabotage At the Belford Works] (Table of Contents)

Owl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Thomas
Pencils:
Frank Thomas
Inks:
Frank Thomas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Owl [Nick Terry]; The Chief (first appearance; villain; death; Thor); Barbara Belford (first appearance); Mitchell Carr (first appearance; death)

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender. According to Michael Barrier in his book Funnybooks The Improbable Glories of the Best American Comics Frank Thomas was the writer. Previous indexer credited Leonard Steinman.

[Tarzan and the Tournament of Nimmr: Part 3] (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

[Inside the Hollow Earth: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Bob and Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[Yaqui Joe the Bandit: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Red Ryder / comic story / 7 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

newspaper reprints copyright 1930 by NEA Services

[The Poisoned Headgear] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; humor

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[Pirate Attack] (Table of Contents)

Crusoes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
A band of pirates (first appearance; villains; death)

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[The Chemical Plant Bombing] (Table of Contents)

Ellery Queen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[Hyster and Professor Zero] (Table of Contents)

Myra North / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Thompson (signed)
Pencils:
Charles Coll (signed)
Inks:
Charles Coll (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

strip reprints; cont'd from issue #24

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

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

Script:
F. V. Martinek (signed)
Pencils:
Leon A. Beroth
Inks:
Leon A. Beroth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

copyright 1939 by the Bell Syndicate

[The Dogcatcher Duel] (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

Indexer Notes

last appearance. copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[McKee's Problem] (Table of Contents)

Wash Tubbs / comic story / 4 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 Services

[The Sinking of the ORAN] (Table of Contents)

Stratosphere Jim / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al McWilliams
Pencils:
Al McWilliams (signed)
Inks:
Al McWilliams (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

[The Crown Jewels: Part ?] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dunn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Marsh
Pencils:
Norman Marsh (signed)
Inks:
Norman Marsh (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

strip reprints; cont'd from issue #25

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flying Fortress
  2. 1. [Sabotage At the Belford Works]
    Owl
  3. 2. [Tarzan and the Tournament of Nimmr: Part 3]
    Tarzan
  4. 3. [Inside the Hollow Earth: Part 4]
    Bob and Bill
  5. 4. [Yaqui Joe the Bandit: Part 3]
    Red Ryder
  6. 5. [The Poisoned Headgear]
    Gabby Scoops
  7. 6. [Pirate Attack]
    Crusoes
  8. 7. [The Chemical Plant Bombing]
    Ellery Queen
  9. 8. [Hyster and Professor Zero]
    Myra North
  10. 9. [The Menace of Dr. Thor: Part ?]
    Don Winslow
  11. 10. [The Dogcatcher Duel]
    Davey and Dingo
  12. 11. [McKee's Problem]
    Wash Tubbs
  13. 12. [The Sinking of the ORAN]
    Stratosphere Jim
  14. 13. [The Crown Jewels: Part ?]
    Dan Dunn
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  • Gregory Fischer
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