(August 1941)

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Pages:
68
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Editing:
David T. Marke
Format:
Standard US Golden Age size; color; saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

True Comics / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
non-fiction; biography

We Become a Monthly (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George J. Hecht
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Characters:
Virginia Weidler (Photo; March 21, 1927 - July 1, 1968; Child actor); Mickey Rooney (Photo; September 23, 1920; Actor); Dr. George H. Gallup (Photo; November 18, 1901 - July 26, 1984); Dr. George Johnson (Photo)
Synopsis:
Announcement that True Comics has become a monthly title.

Chinese Hero No. 1 (part 1) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Patricia Highsmith
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Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Chiang Kai-Shek (October 31, 1887 - April 5, 1975); Doctor Sun Yat-Sen (November 12, 1866 - March 12, 1925); Yuan Shih-Kai (September 16, 1859 - June 6, 1916)
Synopsis:
The story of Chaing Kai-Shek's life from birth until leaving of China after failing to stop Yuan Shih-Kai from declaring himself Emperor.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

A Forgotten Woman in History (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Deborah Sampson (1760 - 1827); General John Patterson (1744 - 1808)
Synopsis:
The story of Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man so she could fight in the Revolutionary War.

Death Fighter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Dr. Robert Koch (1843-1910)
Synopsis:
Biography of Dr. Robert Koch, the "Father of Bacteriology" who discovered germs and how they work. He received the Nobel Prize in 1905.

Billy Bishop, Canadian Air Ace (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Patricia Highsmith
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Genre:
biography; war
Characters:
William Avery "Billy" Bishop (1894-1956)
Synopsis:
Biography of Canadian WWI Ace "Billy" Bishop.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Frontier Fighter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre:
biography; western-frontier
Characters:
Daniel Boone (1734 - 1820)
Synopsis:
The life story of Daniel Boone, primarily focused on his opening of Kentucky to settlement.

Baseball's Hall of Fame (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
biography; sports
Characters:
Ty Cobb (1886 - 1961); John Henry "Honus" Wagner (1874 - 1955); George Herman "Babe" Ruth (1895 - 1948); Cristy Mathewson (1880 - 1925); Walter Johnson (1887 - 1946); Napoleon Lajoie (1874 - 1959)

Unsung Hero (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre:
non-fiction; biography; war
Characters:
Captain John Jouett (1754-1822); Charles Cornwallis (1738-1805); Colonel Tarleton; Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)
Synopsis:
How Captain Jouett helped Thomas Jefferson and other patriots escape cature from British forces.

Indexer Notes

American Revolutionary War story.

From Fun to Fortune (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre:
non-fiction

Land War (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Patricia Highsmith
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Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Lt. Colonel E.D. Swinton (1868-1951); Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
Synopsis:
History of tank warfare and information on various types of tanks created by different countries for use in WWII.

Indexer Notes

WWII story.
Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

The Town that Can't Be Licked: Ware, Massachusetts (Table of Contents)

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Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Minot C. Wood (Bank President)
Synopsis:
How the citizens of Ware Massachusetts bought the failing factory in their town and turned around their economy.

The Battle of Lake Erie: Oliver Hazard Perry (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Genre:
war
Characters:
Oliver Hazard Perry (1785 - 1819)
Synopsis:
Commander Perry battles the English Navy on Lake Eerie during the war of 1812.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    True Comics
  2. 1. We Become a Monthly
  3. 2. Chinese Hero No. 1 (part 1)
  4. 3. A Forgotten Woman in History
  5. 4. Death Fighter
  6. 5. Billy Bishop, Canadian Air Ace
  7. 6. Frontier Fighter
  8. 7. Baseball's Hall of Fame
  9. 8. Unsung Hero
  10. 9. From Fun to Fortune
  11. 10. Land War
  12. 11. The Town that Can't Be Licked: Ware, Massachusetts
  13. 12. The Battle of Lake Erie: Oliver Hazard Perry
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mougin
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  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
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