(1942)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
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: Smilin' Jack. No. 14.
Copyright, 1938, by Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]

["Smilin' Jack, heartbroken because Dixie married Dr. Medic"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Inks:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Gull Wing; Inspector; Bunny; Nancy; Helen; Wally; The Ring [Gale Gibson (villain); Powder (villain); Laura (villain); The Head (villain); The Claw (villain)]
Synopsis:
Smilin' Jack infiltrates The Ring disguised as Powder.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[""Head," are you really gonna let th' chef dangle from that tuna rod all night?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Inks:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Gull Wing; Inspector; Bunny Wing; Laura (villain); The Head (villain); The Claw (villain); The Ring (villains)
Synopsis:
The Head finds out Jack is Powder. Jack escapes.
Reprints:

["Well, 'Head,' why don't you dust 'Powder' off"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Inks:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Fat Stuff (first appearance); Boona Goo (first appearance); Taboo (first appearance); Chief (first appearance); Dixie Lee (cameo, flashback); The Ring [The Head (villain); The Claw (villain)]
Synopsis:
Jack's plane crashes and he ends up on an island. It happens to be the island in which Powder is engaged to the Chief's daughter.
Reprints:
Keywords:
phonograph; typhoon

["Gosh, Fat Stuff--"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Inks:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Boona Goo; Fat Stuff; Chief; Sun Priest; Limehouse (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Smilin' Jack is still being mistaken as someone named Powder, and he is forced to marry Boona Goo. Jack escapes the island before consumating the marriage with Boona, but is captured by Limehouse, a prison guard who also mistakes him as Powder.
Reprints:

["Before you completely lose your mind"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Inks:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder; also as Ghost Killer]; Fat Stuff; Fergus; Leonard; Limehouse; Le Meuix (first appearance); Slab (first appearance, villain); Lizard (first appearance, villain); The Ring [The Head (villain); The Claw (villain)]; Eagle Eye (first appearance, villain)
Synopsis:
Limehouse puts Jack and Fat Stuff in jail and to work in the sulphur mine. The Head and The Claw are revealed to be alive when they are put in the same prison as Jack.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Death Rock

["Guard or no guard"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Inks:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Boona Goo; Fat Stuff; Limehouse; The Ring [The Head (villain); The Claw (villain)]; Eagle Eye (villain); Slab (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Smilin' Jack, Fat Stuff, The Head and The Claw escape from jail, but are eventually caught. Jack is put in solitary confinement.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Death Rock

["Gosh--a person never realizes what a bore he is till he's alone with himself"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Inks:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Fat Stuff; Limehouse; Ringtail (a monkey); Laura (first appearance; Limehouse's daughter); Limehouse's wife (first appearance)
Synopsis:
Smilin' Jack escapes from prison again and it looks like he may be rescued.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Death Rock

["Seeing the clipper turn back, Jack heads the glider away from the island"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Inks:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Alberta; Birteel; Dickie; Downwind Jaxon [also as George]; Fat Stuff; Mary Smith (voice only); Ringtail (a monkey); Miss Murray; Juanita; Mrs. Andrews
Synopsis:
Downwind rescues Jack from the island and brings him back to civilization.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Death Rock

Indexer Notes

One of the ladies calls Downwind George, but he tells Jack that isn't his real name.

["Brakes do your stuff"] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Inks:
Zack Mosley (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Fat Stuff; Downwind Jaxon; Woo-Woo Bali (first appearance)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover and back cover. Inside back cover is in black, white and red.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack
  2. 1. ["Smilin' Jack, heartbroken because Dixie married Dr. Medic"]
    Smilin' Jack
  3. 2. [""Head," are you really gonna let th' chef dangle from that tuna rod all night?"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["Well, 'Head,' why don't you dust 'Powder' off"]
    Smilin' Jack
  5. 4. ["Gosh, Fat Stuff--"]
    Smilin' Jack
  6. 5. ["Before you completely lose your mind"]
    Smilin' Jack
  7. 6. ["Guard or no guard"]
    Smilin' Jack
  8. 7. ["Gosh--a person never realizes what a bore he is till he's alone with himself"]
    Smilin' Jack
  9. 8. ["Seeing the clipper turn back, Jack heads the glider away from the island"]
    Smilin' Jack
  10. 9. ["Brakes do your stuff"]
    Smilin' Jack
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