(December 1941)

Chesler / Dynamic, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dynamic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
World's Greatest Comics / A Dynamic Publication; Harry "A" Chesler Features Syndicate, N.Y.
Editing:
Phil Sturm
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Phil Sturm, rather than Chesler himself, is listed as editor in all known indicia from Dynamic Publications.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sky Chief / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Tuska?
Inks:
George Tuska?
Colors:
?

Dorrence Hangs Tonight For Double Murder (Table of Contents)

Mr. E / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mr. E (introduction); King Kolah (introduction); Miss Terry (introduction); Ricci (introduction, villain)
Reprints:

[The Smuggling Gang] (Table of Contents)

Captain Glory / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan?
Inks:
Charles Sultan?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Glory (first appearance; an FBI agent)
Reprints:

[The Man In the Devil Suit] (Table of Contents)

Carnival / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lee Rover (first appearance); Clara Bell (first appearance); Mr. Bell (first appearance); Harley (first appearance); Neely (first appearance; villain)
Reprints:
Keywords:
jokes

Indexer Notes

The artwork match Madden's signed story of Mother Hubbard in Bulls Eye Comics #11, with some grotesque faces, nostrils and fangs of the monster, and the peculiar bent inkline on the cheeks of some faces, and the open mouth that seems to chew the tongue, and also the eyes that are straight at the bottom and a high arch above.

A Soldier Must Obey (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Not really an illustration, only large colored letters drawn by hand.

[Introducing Kitty Kelly] (Table of Contents)

Kitty Kelly / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Kitty Kelly (first appearance); Suko (first appearance; villain); the Japanese (villains)

[The Coming of the Sky Chief] (Table of Contents)

Sky Chief / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan?
Inks:
Charles Sultan?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Sky Chief [Burton Strong] (first appearance); Von Gorth (villain)
Reprints:

The Dead Man Plays (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Notes as for the first text story.

[Origin of Captain Courage] (Table of Contents)

Capt'n Courage / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Courage (introduction, origin)
Reprints:

[Grillo the Dictator] (Table of Contents)

Hale the Magician / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska?
Inks:
George Tuska?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Hale the Magician (first appearance); Grillo (first appearance; villain; death)
Reprints:

The Sting of Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Notes as for the first text story.

[Introducing the Unholy Three] (Table of Contents)

Unholy Three / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Unholy Three [Dale (first appearance); Pearl (first appearance); Flash (first appearance)]; Breen (first appearance; villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Madden is credited on The Unholy 3 by by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the notes as for the Carnival story by Madden.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sky Chief
  2. 1. Dorrence Hangs Tonight For Double Murder
    Mr. E
  3. 2. [The Smuggling Gang]
    Captain Glory
  4. 3. [The Man In the Devil Suit]
    Carnival
  5. 4. A Soldier Must Obey
  6. 5. [Introducing Kitty Kelly]
    Kitty Kelly
  7. 6. [The Coming of the Sky Chief]
    Sky Chief
  8. 7. The Dead Man Plays
  9. 8. [Origin of Captain Courage]
    Capt'n Courage
  10. 9. [Grillo the Dictator]
    Hale the Magician
  11. 10. The Sting of Death
  12. 11. [Introducing the Unholy Three]
    Unholy Three
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  • Henry Andrews
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