(November 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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Dixie Lee

["Hello, Chester, where are you going?"] (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:
Chester Gump
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Choose Your Prize (Table of Contents)

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Gene Autry (photo); Red Ryder

["Oh, Dixie---You've made me the happiest person..."] (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; Gulliver Wing; Rufus
Synopsis:
While recuperating from the surgery, Jack finds out that Dr. Medic is madly in love with Dixie. Later Dixie tells Jack that she's going to marry the doctor. Trying to forget her, Jack accepts a job as a test pilot for the X-13. Later, Jack is best man at Dr. Medic's and Dixie's wedding.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Sky-Devil Aircraft Co.

Indexer Notes

Story includes strips dated May 13, May 14 and May 19, 1938.

["Farewell, my sons!"] (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]; Captain Bill Brady; King Marumbo; Maya; N'Gomo

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

The Spy With the Evil Eye (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Henrietta Stevens; Johann Schmidt
Keywords:
MI-5

It's Nature (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.4 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Stamps (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.6 page (report information)

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

["Must be General Thurner, Dad."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
R. S. Callender
Pencils:
Maurice Kashuba
Inks:
Maurice Kashuba
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Professor Supermind [Professor Warren]; Dan Warren; Admiral Krayton; General Thurner
Keywords:
submarine; televisoscope

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

["Stan Ramos"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer Murphy; Dopey Miles [Arthur Miles] (villain, death); Nina Durane (villain); Stan Ramos (villain, death)
Keywords:
boxing; machine gun

Indexer Notes

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

["Skeezix!"] (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:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Skeezix Wallet; Avery; Gootch; Jessica; Nina Clock; Spud; Tops; Trixie; Whimpy
Reprints:
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.04.xx

Indexer Notes

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

["That plane sure has come thru 100% on all tests, sir!"] (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; Jock; Sandy
Keywords:
Canada; Kane Field

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

["The new gun is ready, gentlemen!"] (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:
Marta; Vana; General Ramak; Snow King
Keywords:
Marra

The Mexican Jungle Secret Airport (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Fernando Ricci

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

["Oh, you two give me the willies!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Wally Williams; Arlene Grahame; Captain Wright; Colonel Fred Walker; Farmer Jenkins; Gramps [Walter Williams]; Ted Jackson
Keywords:
Camp Lawton; El Palmo

["Here's a letter from Central America"] (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]; Curly Rand; Don Arturo; Professor Bert Wilson; Rosa Arturo; Carlos Arturo (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

Who's That Knocking at Your Door? (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Own This Saddle Gun! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Red Ryder

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack
  2. 1. ["Hello, Chester, where are you going?"]
    The Gumps
  3. 2. Choose Your Prize
    American Specialty Co.
  4. 3. ["Oh, Dixie---You've made me the happiest person..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  5. 4. ["Farewell, my sons!"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  6. 5. The Spy With the Evil Eye
    True Spy Stories
  7. 6. It's Nature
  8. 7. Stamps
  9. 8. ["Must be General Thurner, Dad."]
    Professor Supermind and Son
  10. 9. ["Stan Ramos"]
    Gang Busters
  11. 10. ["Skeezix!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  12. 11. ["That plane sure has come thru 100% on all tests, sir!"]
    The Masked Pilot
  13. 12. ["The new gun is ready, gentlemen!"]
    The Marvel Man
  14. 13. The Mexican Jungle Secret Airport
    True Spy Stories
  15. 14. ["Oh, you two give me the willies!"]
    Wally Williams
  16. 15. ["Here's a letter from Central America"]
    The Voice
  17. 16. Who's That Knocking at Your Door?
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics
  18. 17. Own This Saddle Gun!
    Daisy Air Rifles
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  • Lou Mougin
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