(October 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; Professor Supermind and Son / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation; superhero
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Dan Warren; Professor Supermind [Professor Warren]

Here's a Contest Right Up Your Alley! (Table of Contents)

Popular Comics Contest / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

["How can I ever face Dixie and Jill again!!"] (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]; Dixie Lee; Dr. Gordon Medic; Jill Martin; Rufus; Baron Bloodsoe (villain); Slitz (villain); Teekeela (villain)
Synopsis:
Jack returns with the smugglers, but is spurned by Dixie and Jill when they learn he was the one who killed Cotton. He tries to get the scar on his face fixed, but the doctor is in love with Dixie, and finds out on the operating table that Jack wants to get Dixie back.
Reprints:
  • US in Four Color (Dell, 1942 series) #4 (1942)
  • from Smilin' Jack daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.xx.xx
  • from Smilin' Jack daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx
Keywords:
U.S. Border Patrol

Indexer Notes

Last panel is dated May 7, 1938.

["We'd like your permission to go on a hunt"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Albert Hartje (credited)
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]; King Marumbo; Mingan (death); Mulembu (death); N'Gomo; The Leopard Men

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

["I'm getting drowned out here"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson (signed)
Pencils:
Gus Edson (signed)
Inks:
Gus Edson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Andy Gump [Andrew Gump]; Chester Gump; Dick; Min Gump; Tilda
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) ?

["Crimey, from the looks o'things, the Army don't feed you kids!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Victor Boni [as Vic Boni] (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Wally Williams; Gramps Williams; Arlene Grahame; Betty; Lt. Grady; Major Rawlings; Sgt. McGrath; Ted Jackson
Keywords:
Camp Lawton

Spy Station in Scotland (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Colonel Bentley Clarke; Mrs. Jesse Jordan

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

["Numbers"] (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; Mr. Lorel; Numbers [Mr. Murphy] (villain)
Keywords:
Midland City

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.

["Hey, Tom! Listen to this telegram!"] (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; Krause (villain); Nazis (villains); Otto (villain)
Keywords:
Canada

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

["One of Supermind's world shaking inventions..."] (Table of Contents)

Professor Supermind and Son / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Kashuba
Inks:
Maurice Kashuba
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor Supermind [Professor Warren]; Dan Warren; General Thurner; Mr. Ferguson; the Brain [Mr. Sorel] (villain)
Keywords:
FBI

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

["We've got to sieze the controls of this ship before it reaches Saturn"] (Table of Contents)

The Marvel Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Martan; Vana; Queen Hela; Torkell

Action! Read Captain Midnight (Table of Contents)

The Funnies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Midnight

Stamps (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Treachery of Lieut. Farnsworth (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Captain William D. Puleston; Lt. John S. Farnsworth

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

["Good morning, Mr. Brant! I'm Wendell Barlo, an actor"] (Table of Contents)

The Voice / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters:
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Professor Bert Wilson; Wendell Barlo; John Byron Hisslip (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

["It took all of my day to get the car in condition"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank King
Pencils:
Frank King [as King] (signed)
Inks:
Frank King [as King] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
domestic
Characters:
Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Tops; Walt Wallet
Reprints:
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.03.xx
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.03.31
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.04.01
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.04.xx

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1937, by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.

Straight from Hollywood (Table of Contents)

Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bugs Bunny; Elmer Fudd; Petunia Pig; Porky Pig; Sniffles

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

If You Can Carry a Tune (Table of Contents)

Gahoon Prod. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack; Professor Supermind and Son
  2. 1. Here's a Contest Right Up Your Alley!
    Popular Comics Contest
  3. 2. ["How can I ever face Dixie and Jill again!!"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["We'd like your permission to go on a hunt"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  5. 4. ["I'm getting drowned out here"]
    The Gumps
  6. 5. ["Crimey, from the looks o'things, the Army don't feed you kids!]
    Wally Williams
  7. 6. Spy Station in Scotland
    True Spy Stories
  8. 7. ["Numbers"]
    Gang Busters
  9. 8. ["Hey, Tom! Listen to this telegram!"]
    The Masked Pilot
  10. 9. ["One of Supermind's world shaking inventions..."]
    Professor Supermind and Son
  11. 10. ["We've got to sieze the controls of this ship before it reaches Saturn"]
    The Marvel Man
  12. 11. Action! Read Captain Midnight
    The Funnies
  13. 12. Stamps
  14. 13. Treachery of Lieut. Farnsworth
    True Spy Stories
  15. 14. ["Good morning, Mr. Brant! I'm Wendell Barlo, an actor"]
    The Voice
  16. 15. ["It took all of my day to get the car in condition"]
    Gasoline Alley
  17. 16. Straight from Hollywood
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics
  18. 17. If You Can Carry a Tune
    Gahoon Prod.
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