(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.