(July 1940)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Full Color & Some Black & White
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantasmo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantasmo [as Phil Anson]

["High on top of the world's highest mountain stands Phantasmo..."] (Table of Contents)

Phantasmo, Master of the World / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantasmo [Phil Anson] (introduction, origin); Whizzer McGee (hotel bell hop, introduction); the High Lama (Phantasmo's teacher); Professor Grayling; Tomislav (villain, foreign spy); Ian (villain, foreign spy)
Synopsis:
After spending 25 years in Tibet learning all the secrets of the Grand High Lamas, he returns to America, startling on-lookers. Disappearing in a puff of smoke, he secures clothing of the age to disguise himself, takes up residence in a posh hotel and pays Whizzer McGee $50 to be his assistant. Soon after, the pair take on foreign spies, who have captured a professor who has invented a machine that can turn salt water into a powerful fuel like gasoline.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Robert S. Callender was Executive Vice-President and main editor of Dell Comics, circa 1935-1959. This story was copyrighted in his name, but unsure if he actually wrote this story, as the Who's Who doesn't list any writer/art credits for him. Added by Craig Delich 2013-2-14.

no title (Table of Contents)

The Sky Ranger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois [as Bob Gaylord]
Pencils:
Bob Jenny [as Bob Gaylord]
Inks:
Bob Jenny [as Bob Gaylord]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

"Bob Gaylord" (Gaylord Du Bois script, Bob Jenny art) script and art credit as per Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series, Volume 21, Parts 7-11A (1967), Works of Art, Renewals, July-December - Page 311 [http://goo.gl/g2tlgJ]; and Gaylord Du Bois script credit corroborated as per Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books , 1928-1999. Gaylord Du Bois script identification and Bob Jenny art identification by David Porta, June 2014.

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Captain Easy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Crane
Pencils:
Roy Crane (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rex, King of the Deep / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

["As the great spring drives get under way on the Western front..."] (Table of Contents)

Speed Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Speed Martin (newsreel cameraman)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sky Blazers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Phillips H. Lord
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation

["As John Carter flies to Helium for aid in rescuing Dejah Thoris..."] (Table of Contents)

John Carter of Mars / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Pencils:
John Coleman Burroughs
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["Having captured control of the waiters' union..."] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Disrtrict Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Phillips H. Lord
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

The Test Case (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rodlow Willard [as Rodlow] signed
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

["Whitey Harrison, and his pal, Blackie, are in the Secret Service..."] (Table of Contents)

Whitey Harrison / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Ernst (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Phantasmo
  2. 1. ["High on top of the world's highest mountain stands Phantasmo..."]
    Phantasmo, Master of the World
  3. 2. no title
    The Sky Ranger
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Captain Easy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Rex, King of the Deep
  6. 5. ["As the great spring drives get under way on the Western front..."]
    Speed Martin
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Sky Blazers
  8. 7. ["As John Carter flies to Helium for aid in rescuing Dejah Thoris..."]
    John Carter of Mars
  9. 8. ["Having captured control of the waiters' union..."]
    Mr. Disrtrict Attorney
  10. 9. The Test Case
  11. 10. ["Whitey Harrison, and his pal, Blackie, are in the Secret Service..."]
    Whitey Harrison
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome
  • Dave Porta
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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