(July 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:
George T. Delacorte, Jr. [as G. T. Delacorte, Jr.] (president); Helen Meyer [as H. Meyer] (vice-president); Margarita Delacorte (secretary)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1942 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Fat Stuff; Downwind Jaxon

Yankee Wings (Table of Contents)

U.S. Army Aviation / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
aviation; war

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red.

["Guard or no guard"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Fat Stuff; Limehouse; Eagle Eye (villain); Slab (villain, death); The Head (villain); The Claw (villain)
Synopsis:
The Head breaks outs of jail, taking Jack and Fat Stuff with him. They eventually get caught, and Jack gets put into solitary confinement.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.

["Would it trouble your men if I asked for a guide through the camp"] (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; war
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
  • from You're In the Army Now (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.03.25
  • from You're In the Army Now (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.04.23
  • from You're In the Army Now (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) ?
  • from You're In the Army Now (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

4 single panel gags.

["Ah, there, Drusilla"] (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; Pat Ryan; Burma [also as Burmadine Lee]; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone; Reginald Smythe-Heatherstone; Soy; Wei; Drusilla Crail (villain); Chun Wi (villain)
Reprints:
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.18
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.19
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.20
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.22
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.23
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.24
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.25
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.26
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.27
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.29
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.30
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.31
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.01
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.02
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.03
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.05
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.06
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.07
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.08
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.09
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.10
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.12
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.13

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.

["Following the defeat of his Fifth Column air fleet by Captain Midnight"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Captain Midnight [Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsey; Major Barry Steele; Gardo (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by The Wander Co.

["Smokey's wife just phoned, Chief"] (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; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.06.16

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

["Escaping from Don Iago's torture chamber"] (Table of Contents)

Cyclone / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; western-frontier
Characters:
Cyclone; Midge; Calico (a horse); Teeko; Don Iago (villain); Captain Cerdoso (villain); Pancho (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.

["Don Winslow and Red have trailed Lawson Lugg to a U.S. warship."] (Table of Contents)

Don Winslow of the Navy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank V. Martinek (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Don Winslow; Red Pennington; Captain Dorne; Professor Olympus Lancton; Lawson Lugg [also as Baron] (villain, death); The Purple Dictator (villain); Lena (a cat)
Reprints:
  • from Don Winslow of the Navy newspaper strip (The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) ?

["I'm so hungry you could play me like a xylophone."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Skeezix Wallet; Tops; Peoria Pete
Reprints:
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.07.27
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.?

Indexer Notes

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

["Andy Panda appears in The Funnies"] (Table of Contents)

Andy Panda / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Andy Panda

Stamps (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["So the Knitwit Knitting Club's meeting here today"] (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; Cookie Stover; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.?

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

["G'night, Chief! Wait, Nick!"] (Table of Contents)

Nick Terry as The Owl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Owl [Nick Terry]; Belle Wayne; Chief Murphy; Seth Swivelbottom; Mrs. Swivelbottom

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.

["A crate of poisonous snakes proves deadly"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer Murphy; Officer Frazer; Jinks (villain, death); Pete (villain, death)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

The Deserter (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed)
Inks:
Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jeff Otis; Mike (a dog)

["Tell me, Dave -- does this cliff run all around the island's central part?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Albert Hartje (credited)
Pencils:
Will Ely (credited)
Inks:
Will Ely (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Captain Bill Brady; Omu

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.

["Gosh - it was double peachy of the Chief to give me the afternoon off"] (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
Reprints:
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.?

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

A Special Message to the Boys and Girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

PSA for buying war bonds and stamps.
Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Terry and the Pirates; Smilin' Jack
  2. 1. Yankee Wings
    U.S. Army Aviation
  3. 2. ["Guard or no guard"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["Would it trouble your men if I asked for a guide through the camp"]
    You're In the Army Now
  5. 4. ["Ah, there, Drusilla"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  6. 5. ["Following the defeat of his Fifth Column air fleet by Captain Midnight"]
    Captain Midnight
  7. 6. ["Smokey's wife just phoned, Chief"]
    Smokey Stover
  8. 7. ["Escaping from Don Iago's torture chamber"]
    Cyclone
  9. 8. ["Don Winslow and Red have trailed Lawson Lugg to a U.S. warship."]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  10. 9. ["I'm so hungry you could play me like a xylophone."]
    Gasoline Alley
  11. 10. ["Andy Panda appears in The Funnies"]
    Andy Panda
  12. 11. Stamps
  13. 12. ["So the Knitwit Knitting Club's meeting here today"]
    Smokey Stover
  14. 13. ["G'night, Chief! Wait, Nick!"]
    Nick Terry as The Owl
  15. 14. ["A crate of poisonous snakes proves deadly"]
    Gang Busters
  16. 15. The Deserter
  17. 16. ["Tell me, Dave -- does this cliff run all around the island's central part?"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  18. 17. ["Gosh - it was double peachy of the Chief to give me the afternoon off"]
    Smokey Stover
  19. 18. A Special Message to the Boys and Girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregory Fischer
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk