(November 1940)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1940
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
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)

Martan the Marvel Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Martan

Dick Tracy In Action (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy

Indexer Notes

Promotional ad for Four Color (Dell, 1939 series) #8 on inside front cover.

["Curly! Look..."] (Table of Contents)

The Voice the Invisible Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; spy
Characters:
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Curly Rand; Colonel Bertrand (death); General Oakes; Larry; Major Pierce

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by R. S. Callender."

Stamps for Collectors (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Hi, Pedal Free (Table of Contents)

Popular Comics Contest / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

["It is on a cold January night back in 1925"] (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Inks:
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer John Floyd (death); Mr. Allen; Red Caulkett [also as H.C. Jones; also as H.C. Johnson] (villain, death); M.H. Dugan [also as J. Blake] (villain, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1940 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc."

["Something's jammed the rudder!"] (Table of Contents)

The Sky Hawk / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Buzz Magee; Judy Baines; Lucky Lane; Storm Allen; Ah Wing (villain); Nichi Koto (villain); Suicide Squad (villains)
Keywords:
Chinese; Japanese

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by R. S. Callender."

["I hope these steel saddle horns we're makin' will be strong enough, Omu!"] (Table of Contents)

The Hurricane Kids / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert Hartje (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Ely [as Will Ely] (credited)
Inks:
Bill Ely [as Will Ely] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Omu; Captain Bill Brady; Maya; Bully Blackbeard
Keywords:
island; The Comet

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by R. S. Callender."

["Well, Tom, how do you feel this morning?"] (Table of Contents)

The Masked Pilot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
The Masked Pilot; Tom; New Pioneers of the Americas [Count Zarbruk (villain); General Traytur (villain); Gus (villain, death)]

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940 by R. S. Callender."

War Birds Condemned to Die! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Blane (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Captain Kirby; Colonel Kurt von Geyer; Lt. Bowden; Lt. Morton; Lt. Somers; Major Newsome; Mr. Benson; Mr. Durkin; Mr. McGowan
Keywords:
British Air Corps; German Air Force; Nazi

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940 by Dell Publishing Co."

["Thank goodness, Ted and Wally have made up."] (Table of Contents)

Wally Williams, American Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Boni (credited)
Pencils:
Tom Hickey (credited)
Inks:
Tom Hickey (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
car; sports
Characters:
Wally Williams; Arlene Grahame; Betty Riley; Coach Biff Harrigan; Gramps Williams; Martin; Mr. Rhodes; Ted Jackson
Keywords:
car race; Elmhurst College; football

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by Dell Publishing Co."

["There's Caucasia's biggest arms factory!"] (Table of Contents)

Martan the Marvel Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Bugg [as Robert Bugg] (credited)
Inks:
Bob Bugg [as Robert Bugg] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Martan; Vana
Keywords:
Caucasia

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940 by R. S. Callender."

["Far be it from me to be personal, Herky"] (Table of Contents)

Herky / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Pencils:
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Inks:
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Herky [Hercules]; J. Granville Gurk
Synopsis:
Herky tells Granville how he got his name.
Reprints:
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

The Following are the Winners of the May Popular Comics Contest (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Following are the Winners of the June Popular Comics Contest (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["Oooooo! Assinoff-stop-stop-please!"] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Hormone / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Hormone; Battleski; Formuloff; Jane; Masha; Smartenoff; Assinoff (villain)
Keywords:
Harbow

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by R. S. Callender"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Be a Cowboy! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harman (signed); ? (photo)
Inks:
Fred Harman (signed); ? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Fred Harman (photo); Little Beaver; Red Ryder

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Martan the Marvel Man
  2. 1. Dick Tracy In Action
    Dick Tracy
  3. 2. ["Curly! Look..."]
    The Voice the Invisible Detective
  4. 3. Stamps for Collectors
  5. 4. Hi, Pedal Free
    Popular Comics Contest
  6. 5. ["It is on a cold January night back in 1925"]
    Gang Busters
  7. 6. ["Something's jammed the rudder!"]
    The Sky Hawk
  8. 7. ["I hope these steel saddle horns we're makin' will be strong enough, Omu!"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  9. 8. ["Well, Tom, how do you feel this morning?"]
    The Masked Pilot
  10. 9. War Birds Condemned to Die!
  11. 10. ["Thank goodness, Ted and Wally have made up."]
    Wally Williams, American Boy
  12. 11. ["There's Caucasia's biggest arms factory!"]
    Martan the Marvel Man
  13. 12. ["Far be it from me to be personal, Herky"]
    Herky
  14. 13. The Following are the Winners of the May Popular Comics Contest
  15. 14. The Following are the Winners of the June Popular Comics Contest
  16. 15. ["Oooooo! Assinoff-stop-stop-please!"]
    Dr. Hormone
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  18. 17. Be a Cowboy!
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregory Fischer
  • James Ludwig
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