(September 1941)

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:
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)

Smilin' Jack; Gasoline Alley / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

["Hey, buddy--wanna buy some flowers?"] (Table of Contents)

Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • strip reprints

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; colored only in black, white, and red (all over)

["While Professor Supermind and his son, Dan, utilize Supermind's world-shaking discoveries..."] (Table of Contents)

Prof. Supermind and Son / comic story / pages (report information)

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

[Baseball game today] (Table of Contents)

Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • strip reprints

["You and Alan have learned my language quickly, Dave..."] (Table of Contents)

The Hurricane Kids / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert Hartje
Pencils:
Will Ely
Inks:
Will Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Lei-Lai, the Chinese Mata Hari (Table of Contents)

True Spy Stories / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

["In south Chicago, Illinois, one of the cleverest gangs..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley (signed)
Inks:
Dan Gormley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer Grey; Ralph Gilmore (death); The Durowsky Gang [Jan Durowsky (villain, death); Grogan (villain, death); Jack (villain, death); Slug (villain, death)]
Reprints:

["I've improved my sigma-ray machine..."] (Table of Contents)

Voice / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

["Slitz! A motor's on fire! Get out the parachutes..."] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Zack Mosley
Pencils:
Zack Mosley (signed)
Inks:
Zack Mosley (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Cotton Lee; Dixie Lee; Jill Martin; Baron Bloodsoe (villain); Slitz (villain); Teekeela (villain)
Synopsis:
Cotton is deserted by the smugglers, but he manages to ride the plane down and survive. Jack lands in his plane, but Cotton tricks him and steals his plane and returns to the gang's hideout. Jack eventually tracks him to the hideout and gets the drop on the gang. Cotton tries to escape and in chasing him Jack accidentally shoots him.
Reprints:

"Wally feels he has made the wisest decision..." (Table of Contents)

Wally Williams / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Boni
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Our flame throwers are holding back the spheres..."] (Table of Contents)

Martan the Marvel Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Gypsy Fortune Teller of the GPU (Table of Contents)

True Spy Stories / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

["Because Skeezix has invested money in Tops' car..."] (Table of Contents)

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank King
Pencils:
Frank King
Inks:
Frank King
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • strip reprints

["Deep in the heart of a Pennsylvania valley..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Jenney
Inks:
Bob Jenney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack; Gasoline Alley
  2. 1. ["Hey, buddy--wanna buy some flowers?"]
    Gumps
  3. 2. ["While Professor Supermind and his son, Dan, utilize Supermind's world-shaking discoveries..."]
    Prof. Supermind and Son
  4. 3. [Baseball game today]
    Gumps
  5. 4. ["You and Alan have learned my language quickly, Dave..."]
    The Hurricane Kids
  6. 5. Lei-Lai, the Chinese Mata Hari
    True Spy Stories
  7. 6. ["In south Chicago, Illinois, one of the cleverest gangs..."]
    Gang Busters
  8. 7. ["I've improved my sigma-ray machine..."]
    Voice
  9. 8. ["Slitz! A motor's on fire! Get out the parachutes..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  10. 9. "Wally feels he has made the wisest decision..."
    Wally Williams
  11. 10. ["Our flame throwers are holding back the spheres..."]
    Martan the Marvel Man
  12. 11. Gypsy Fortune Teller of the GPU
    True Spy Stories
  13. 12. ["Because Skeezix has invested money in Tops' car..."]
    Gasoline Alley
  14. 13. ["Deep in the heart of a Pennsylvania valley..."]
    Masked Pilot
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