(1942)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1942, by Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Though #5 is on the cover, this is actually listed as #25 in the indicia. Possibly originally intended as Four Color #25? Indicia numbering noted by and possible source of error suggested by Jon Ingersoll, December 2008, via GCD Errors list.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
war

Sky Silhouettes of Axis Warplanes (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black and white.

Night Devils Over Germany (Table of Contents)

Night Devils / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
E. C. Stoner
Inks:
E. C. Stoner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy; war
Characters:
Night Devils [Lt. Dan Cork (first appearance); Lt. Tom Harrow (first appearance); Agent 4-73 (first appearance)]; Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (June 2011).
The Night Devils appeared in War Comics #4 as the Black Wings.

Uncle Sam Clothes the Army (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Chambers
Inks:
Jim Chambers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (June 2011).

Our Modern Streamlined United States Army (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Inks:
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

["Say boss--there's one thing I don't like about these foreign ports!"] (Table of Contents)

Scoop Mason / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Jenney (credited)
Inks:
Bob Jenney (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Scoop Mason; Sleepy Samson; Judy Jackson; Captain Gruber [as Commander Marshal] (villain)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

U.S. Navy Convoys (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Hickey [as Hickey] (signed)
Inks:
Tom Hickey [as Hickey] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Army Officers' Uniforms (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

["When bombs shrieked down on Hawaii that dreadful morning"] (Table of Contents)

The Sky Hawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Turner (credited)
Pencils:
Tom Hickey (credited)
Inks:
Tom Hickey (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
The Sky Hawk [Storm Allen]; Lucky Lane; Buzz Magee; Japanese (villains)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of The Sky Hawks.
Per Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books, Robert Turner was a writer.

The Whistler Strikes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Keller [as J. Keller] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Keller [as J. Keller] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Whistler (Introduction; Origin; Only appearance); Louie; Dr. Duval (death); Eric (villain); Karl Hettinger (villain); Inspector Ernest G. Marks (death, villain); Lt. Moltke (death, villain); Nazis (villains)

The Jinxes (Table of Contents)

The Jinxes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Berg [as David Berg] (credited)
Pencils:
Dave Berg [as David Berg] (credited)
Inks:
Dave Berg [as David Berg] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; war
Characters:
The Jinxes [Chop (first appearance); Suey (first appearance); Chow (first appearance); Mein (first appearance)]

Indexer Notes

only appearance

Undersea Raider (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jeff Worth; Stanley Worth; Nazis (villains)

Behind the Man Behind the Gun! (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Inks:
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

The Aerial Torpedo (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Taps for the Japs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Larry Palmer; Sogo Lee; Colonel Taylor; Sako (villain); Japanese (villains)

Fighting Planes of U.S. Army and Navy (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black, white and red.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tom Hickey [as Hickey] (signed)
Inks:
Tom Hickey [as Hickey] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Sky Silhouettes of Axis Warplanes
  3. 2. Night Devils Over Germany
    Night Devils
  4. 3. Uncle Sam Clothes the Army
  5. 4. Our Modern Streamlined United States Army
  6. 5. ["Say boss--there's one thing I don't like about these foreign ports!"]
    Scoop Mason
  7. 6. U.S. Navy Convoys
  8. 7. Army Officers' Uniforms
  9. 8. ["When bombs shrieked down on Hawaii that dreadful morning"]
    The Sky Hawk
  10. 9. The Whistler Strikes
  11. 10. The Jinxes
    The Jinxes
  12. 11. Undersea Raider
  13. 12. Behind the Man Behind the Gun!
  14. 13. The Aerial Torpedo
  15. 14. Taps for the Japs
  16. 15. Fighting Planes of U.S. Army and Navy
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Darci
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary L. Watson