(March 12, 1946)

George A. Pflaum, 1946 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
[None]
Pages:
32
Indicia frequency:
every two weeks during the school year, except during the holidays
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Geo. A. Pflaum, Publisher, Inc.
Brand:
A Comic Magazine Geo. A. Pflaum, Publisher, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S., Later Standard Silver Age U.S., Later Still Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia title: TREASURE CHEST.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Cover art is a collage of panels from stories in this issue.

Debunking the Animals (Table of Contents)

Debunking the Animals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Strothmann (signed)
Inks:
Strothmann (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis:
Debunking of old wives' tales regarding animals.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

God's Gift Is Lent (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Wilfred Diamond
Pencils:
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Inks:
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; religious
Synopsis:
A discussion of the appropriate sacrifices for Lent.

Indexer Notes

Art signed in the final panel.

Legend of Pancake Tuesday (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Violet Moore Higgins
Pencils:
Violet Moore Higgins (signed)
Inks:
Violet Moore Higgins (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; children
Synopsis:
A history of Shrove Tuesday traditions.

["This begins a new kind of story..."] (Table of Contents)

Chuck White / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Griffin [as Griffin Jay]
Pencils:
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Inks:
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Chuck White; Mr. White; Mr. Kelly; Bill Rankin; Spook; Officer Brophy
Synopsis:
Chuck and his dad move to Steeltown where Chuck unknowingly helps Bill and his gang steal a car.

Part I The Ark and the Dove (Table of Contents)

Founding of Maryland / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Iris Vinton
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; historical
Synopsis:
Lord Calvert gives money to help establish a Catholic colony in the New World

["Skee Barry begins his career..."] (Table of Contents)

Skee Barry Salvage Diver U.S.N. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Iris Vinton
Pencils:
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Inks:
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Skee Barry; Laffy
Synopsis:
Salvaging material from a sunken ship, Skee's air lines become tangled.

["Everybody wants eggs cooked differently..."] (Table of Contents)

The What If Fairy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
What If Fairy; Mary; Billy
Synopsis:
An enchanted salt shaker takes Mary and Billy to Louisiana to show them how salt is mined and prepared for marketing.

Indexer Notes

Art may be signed on the last page.

["Come on in, Jim..."] (Table of Contents)

The Robinsons' Rumpus Room / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Marsh
Pencils:
Clara Peck (signed)
Inks:
Clara Peck (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Jim; Ronny Robinson; Mrs. Robinson; Mr. Robinson
Synopsis:
The Robinson kids and their friend Jim prepare to create a rumpus room in the Robinsons' basement.
Keywords:
activity; how-to

The Mystery of the Limping Man (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Griffin [as Griffin Jay]
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Puzzle and Game Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jules Leopold
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
word and number puzzles

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Coming in the Next Issue! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Upper half of back cover.

Presenting Treasure Chest (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Lower half of back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Debunking the Animals
    Debunking the Animals
  3. 2. God's Gift Is Lent
  4. 3. Legend of Pancake Tuesday
  5. 4. ["This begins a new kind of story..."]
    Chuck White
  6. 5. Part I The Ark and the Dove
    Founding of Maryland
  7. 6. ["Skee Barry begins his career..."]
    Skee Barry Salvage Diver U.S.N.
  8. 7. ["Everybody wants eggs cooked differently..."]
    The What If Fairy
  9. 8. ["Come on in, Jim..."]
    The Robinsons' Rumpus Room
  10. 9. The Mystery of the Limping Man
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle and Game Page
  12. 11. Coming in the Next Issue!
  13. 12. Presenting Treasure Chest
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