(October 1941)

Dell, 1938 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Oskar Lebeck
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1941 by K. K. Publications, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Owl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Thomas [as F. Thomas] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Thomas [as F. Thomas] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Owl [Nick Terry]

Paint in the Neck; ["A letter from the Mayor's office?"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Holman (signed)
Inks:
Bill Holman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1938.?.?

Indexer Notes

In red & black on the inside front cover.

["Having received an invitation from the Owl..."] (Table of Contents)

Owl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Thomas
Pencils:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Owl [Nick Terry]; Owl Girl [Belle Wayne]; Chief Murphy; Officer Dozey O'Toole; Soto

["Escaping from the headhunters of Smoking Mountain..."] (Table of Contents)

Cyclone / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
John Hampton
Inks:
John Hampton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cyclone; Midge

["Ellery Queen master detective and his pert secretary..."] (Table of Contents)

Ellery Queen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

["The Crusoe family firmly established in their new farm home..."] (Table of Contents)

Crusoes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Micale
Inks:
Al Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Bob and Bill when exploring a great cave were caught..."] (Table of Contents)

Bob and Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Brice (signed)
Inks:
Robert Brice (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Gabby is still on the west coast..."] (Table of Contents)

Gabby Scoops / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Treadwell (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Connor (signed)
Inks:
Bill Connor (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; crime

Indexer Notes

last appearance

["In the secret hanger of the Flying Fortress..."] (Table of Contents)

Stratosphere Jim / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al McWilliams
Inks:
Al McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Clyde Beaty has been hunting wild animals in the unexplored jungles of the Amazon River."] (Table of Contents)

Clyde Beatty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Clyde Beatty; Wig Wong; Connors "Cockney" Welles; Silent Stevens; Captain Cal
Synopsis:
Clyde and Wig manage to escape the white tribe. As they are making their way to the river and their steamboat, they spy a seaplane landing. They make friends with the two silver prospectors in the plane who fly them to the steamboat. Clyde asks them to join him in forming an animal capturing corporation.
Keywords:
bondage; seaplanes; silver mines; silver ore; steamboats; straight razors; witch doctors

Indexer Notes

Bert Slay, despite being captured in the previous issue by the the white tribe is nowhere to be seen here.

[Clipped; ["Hot foo! - My new invention's finished at last"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Holman (signed)
Inks:
Bill Holman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1938.?.?

["Hello Miranda..."] (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
L. Bing?
Inks:
L. Bing?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

copyright 1941 by Walter Lantz

The Backward Hero (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed)
Inks:
Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sports

Indexer Notes

Artist signature combines the "l" and "B", making it look like HaBiT.

["When the torpedos from Owl's Eye's sub..."] (Table of Contents)

Don Winslow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank V. Martinek [as F. V. Martinek] (credited)
Pencils:
Leon A. Beroth [as L. A. Beroth] (signed)
Inks:
Leon A. Beroth [as L. A. Beroth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Don Winslow; Red Pennington

Air Conditioned; ["Holy Foo! - This is awful"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Holman (signed)
Inks:
Bill Holman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1938.?.?

Indexer Notes

In red & black on the inside back cover.