(1941)

Dell, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Becomes War Stories (Dell, 1942 series) with next issue.

Available as a scan at digitalcomicmuseum.com.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Black Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

130 Tons (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
military
Synopsis:
Illustration and short text about a new class of Soviet tanks.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; two colors, red and black

Black Wings Over Berlin (Table of Contents)

Black Wings / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy; war
Characters:
Black Wings [Agent 5; Agent 9]

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.
I'm not sure that this is their only appearance. It appears that the name of the feature changed from Black Wings to Night Devils with War Stories #5, since the spies wear the same outfits, and the opening recap in War Stories #5 references back to this story.

["Crashing his plane into the side of a barn..."] (Table of Contents)

Happy Chandler / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley (signed)
Inks:
Dan Gormley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Happy Chandler; Nelson J. Chandler; Charlie

Indexer Notes

Dan Gormley's signature on last page of story (spotted by Doc Mars).

Blood, Sun, and Sand (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Geoffrey Wells; Bucky Hill

["The 'Hot-Shots' reporting as per your orders, Admiral White."] (Table of Contents)

The Sky Hawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Storm Allen; Lucky Lane; Buzz Magee; Admiral White; Professor Gaynor; Grace Gaynor; Taga

["Well, boys, we're on our way to North Africa..."] (Table of Contents)

The Tripod Trio / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; war
Characters:
Tripod Trio [Mickey]

Indexer Notes

Last appearance

["Most of the crew is ashore..."] (Table of Contents)

Scoop Mason / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Scoop Mason; Sleepy Samson; Judy Jackson [Jay-Jay]; Toto (first appearance); Mr. Rinzeman (first appearance, villain)

["Extry! War in South America! Extry!"] (Table of Contents)

Greg Gilday / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; war
Characters:
Greg Gilday; Joan

Indexer Notes

Last appearance, though the last panel announces that this feature will be in the next issue.

["Larry MacIntosh, inventor of the metal destroying Voracitite..."] (Table of Contents)

Peace Raider / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Rowland [as W. E. Rowland] (credited)
Inks:
Will Rowland [as W. E. Rowland] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Peace Raider [Larry MacIntosh]; Pat; Ivan Barbanoff (villain); The War Master [also as The Warmaster] (villain)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance; last page of story appears on inside back cover, printed in two colors, red and black.

Consolidated B-24 (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
Illustration of a bomber with some technical information about it.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of issue.

Info for this sequence supplied by Doc Mars via the GCD Error Tracker.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Black Wings
  2. 1. 130 Tons
  3. 2. Black Wings Over Berlin
    Black Wings
  4. 3. ["Crashing his plane into the side of a barn..."]
    Happy Chandler
  5. 4. Blood, Sun, and Sand
  6. 5. ["The 'Hot-Shots' reporting as per your orders, Admiral White."]
    The Sky Hawk
  7. 6. ["Well, boys, we're on our way to North Africa..."]
    The Tripod Trio
  8. 7. ["Most of the crew is ashore..."]
    Scoop Mason
  9. 8. ["Extry! War in South America! Extry!"]
    Greg Gilday
  10. 9. ["Larry MacIntosh, inventor of the metal destroying Voracitite..."]
    Peace Raider
  11. 10. Consolidated B-24
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Devine
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson