(January 31, 1963)

George A. Pflaum, 1946 Series
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Volume:
18
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Richard J. Voelkel
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

And the Band Played On (Table of Contents)

Can You Match 'Em? / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

wraparound cover; caricatures of Treasure Chest artists Reed Crandall, Fran Matera, Frank Borth, Pete Hironaka, Frank Huffman, Paul Eismann, Joe Sinnott, Paul Karch, Lloyd Ostendorf, Bill Haines, Dick Giordano, art director Vic Keuping, designer Sharon Evans, and editor Richard J. Voelkel

Can You Match 'Em? (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Photos of Treasure Chest staff caricatured on cover; reader is challenged to match photos to caricatures; answers on inside back cover

[Nothing ever happens in Shady Falls...] (Table of Contents)

The Mystery of Shady Falls / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Burton
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Ted and his sister Maureen, summer reporters for the Shady Falls Review, investigate the roller-skating rink the Great Kohler is bringing to town.

Indexer Notes

Chapter 1 of "The Mystery of Shady Falls"

Father of Many Boys (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lloyd Ostendorf
Inks:
Lloyd Ostendorf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography; religious
Synopsis:
Biography of St. John Bosco of Turin, founder of the Salesian Society.

Draw-Along with Frank Borth (Table of Contents)

Draw-Along with Frank Borth / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Frank Borth
Synopsis:
Illustrator Frank Borth introduces his drawing lessons, starting with simple shapes and the head.

Indexer Notes

Lesson 1

Part 6 [Indians, the first AmericansÉ] (Table of Contents)

America: The Melting Pot / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Marian Pehowski
Pencils:
Lloyd Ostendorf
Inks:
Lloyd Ostendorf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about Native Americans (referred to as Indians).

[At a Southern California airport a few days after Chuck's rescue...] (Table of Contents)

Chuck White and His Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Pine
Pencils:
Fran Matera
Inks:
Fran Matera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chuck White
Synopsis:
Joining a hunt for the Lost Treasure of Santa Fe, Chuck encounters Bart Grundy, a crude rancher who claims his missing helper Don drowned in the Lost River sinkhole.

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of the Lost Treasure of Santa Fe saga

The Pulley (Table of Contents)

Treasure Chest Experimental Station / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Pete Hironaka
Pencils:
Pete Hironaka
Inks:
Pete Hironaka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Dr. Gunther Q. Mouse; Murphy
Synopsis:
Dr. Gunther Q. Mouse and his assistant, Murphy the dog, teach about pulleys and how to build a simple elevator.

[I glanced up at the steep sides of Rome's mighty Colosseum.] (Table of Contents)

Talking it over... with Father John / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Father John
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
religious
Synopsis:
Reflections on Christianity and good sportsmanship.

Man in Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist explains research being done to prepare astronauts for space travel.

[The sketch above shows the answers to our page-two puzzle.] (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Answers to "Can You Match 'Em?" puzzle on page 2 with info on Treasure Chest creators; message from editor Dick Voelkel announcing a "Frank Borth Honor Certificate" for children whose drawing improves through Draw-Along series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. And the Band Played On
    Can You Match 'Em?
  2. 1. Can You Match 'Em?
  3. 2. [Nothing ever happens in Shady Falls...]
    The Mystery of Shady Falls
  4. 3. Father of Many Boys
  5. 4. Draw-Along with Frank Borth
    Draw-Along with Frank Borth
  6. 5. Part 6 [Indians, the first AmericansÉ]
    America: The Melting Pot
  7. 6. [At a Southern California airport a few days after Chuck's rescue...]
    Chuck White and His Friends
  8. 7. The Pulley
    Treasure Chest Experimental Station
  9. 8. [I glanced up at the steep sides of Rome's mighty Colosseum.]
    Talking it over... with Father John
  10. 9. Man in Space
  11. 10. [The sketch above shows the answers to our page-two puzzle.]
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