(February 1942)

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; Terry and the Pirates / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Remington's Amazing Combination Offer (Table of Contents)

Remington Rand Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

["Smilin' Jack, heartbroken because Dixie married Dr. Medic..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Gull Wing; Inspector; Bunny Wing; Nancy; Helen; Wally; The Ring [Gale Gibson (villain); Powder (villain); Laura (villain); The Head (villain); The Claw (villain)]
Synopsis:
Smilin' Jack infiltrates The Ring disguised as Powder.
Reprints:
Keywords:
test pilot

Indexer Notes

Story includes a strip dated August 31, 1938.

["Would you care to subscribe sir?"] (Table of Contents)

You're In the Army Now / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Ficklen [as Herc Ficklen] (credited)
Pencils:
Jack Ficklen [as Herc Ficklen] (credited)
Inks:
Jack Ficklen [as Herc Ficklen] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Reprints:
  • from You're In the Army Now daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

4 single panel cartoons.

["Traveling through China in a car given to them by the Dragon Lady"] (Table of Contents)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Milton Caniff (credited)
Pencils:
Milton Caniff (credited)
Inks:
Milton Caniff (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Lee; Burma [also as Burmadine Lee]; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone
Reprints:
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
Story includes one strip dated May 7.

["That's a dandy installation job, Girlie"] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks:
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Sparks (a dog); Spooky (a cat)
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) ?

Captain Midnight (Table of Contents)

The Funnies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Midnight

Stamps (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

["On an Australia-bound boat..."] (Table of Contents)

Gumps / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Doc (villain); Moselle Fripp (villain); Sleek (villain)
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.07.11
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.07.18
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.07.25
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.08.01
Keywords:
cruise ship; Pharaoh Ruby

The Japanese Actor Spy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
R. S. Callender
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Yoshimasa Yoshido; Yoshiko Okada

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

["That's the spirit."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; domestic
Characters:
Nina Clock; Sadie; Skeezix Wallet; Tops; Trixie; Uncle Avery
Reprints:
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

Crime Cult (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 Murphy; Roy Brandt; Silas Krow (death); The Crime Cult [Auguste Murk (villain); Lead Malone (villain); Rock Benson (villain)]; Macher (villain)
Reprints:
Keywords:
boy scout

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.

["The Masked Pilot and Tom are having dinner..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
The Masket Pilot; Tom; Inspector Hale; Mr. Talcott; Miss Talcott; Dawson (villain); Jake (villain); Squeaky (villain)
Keywords:
Bullet; F.B.I.

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

["What was that crash?"] (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]; Omu; Captain Bill Brady; Butcher (villain); Captain Bully Blackbeard (villain); John Hopper (villain)
Keywords:
castle; pirate; tornado

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

["Hi, Nick!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank Thomas
Pencils:
Frank Thomas (credited)
Inks:
Frank Thomas (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Owl [Nick Terry]; Belle Wayne; Chief Murphy; Jimmy; Marie; Soto; Baby Face Barker (villain); Gus Schultz (villain)
Keywords:
Daily Eagle; Grand Central Station

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

["In conclusion, let me say"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
R. S. Callender
Pencils:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Inks:
Jim Chambers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters:
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Curly Rand; Professor Bert Wilson; Ballot Box Hogan (death); Rayburn Danton; Gimpy (villain); Wilson Grant (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942 by R. S. Callender.

If You Can Carry a Tune (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Get a Daisy Air Rifle with Your Christmas Cash (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; Little Beaver; Thunder (a horse)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack; Terry and the Pirates
  2. 1. Remington's Amazing Combination Offer
    Remington Rand Inc.
  3. 2. ["Smilin' Jack, heartbroken because Dixie married Dr. Medic..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["Would you care to subscribe sir?"]
    You're In the Army Now
  5. 4. ["Traveling through China in a car given to them by the Dragon Lady"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  6. 5. ["That's a dandy installation job, Girlie"]
    Smokey Stover
  7. 6. Captain Midnight
    The Funnies
  8. 7. Stamps
  9. 8. ["On an Australia-bound boat..."]
    Gumps
  10. 9. The Japanese Actor Spy
    True Spy Stories
  11. 10. ["That's the spirit."]
    Gasoline Alley
  12. 11. Crime Cult
    Gang Busters
  13. 12. ["The Masked Pilot and Tom are having dinner..."]
    The Masked Pilot
  14. 13. ["What was that crash?"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  15. 14. ["Hi, Nick!"]
    The Owl
  16. 15. ["In conclusion, let me say"]
    The Voice
  17. 16. If You Can Carry a Tune
    Gahoon Prod.
  18. 17. Get a Daisy Air Rifle with Your Christmas Cash
    Daisy Air Rifles
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