(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:
  • 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) (Expand) /

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

Stamps (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.4 page (report information)

["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:

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., Secretary of the Treasury" (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (credited)
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
The publishers donated this space, on behalf of the U.S. Savings Bonds and War Stamps campaign, to published a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthau, Jr., encouraging the boys and girls of America to buy at least one 10 cent Savings Stamp each week to help the war effort.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This PSA appears in comics from multiple publishers in 1942.

Editing
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Series Information
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., Secretary of the Treasury"
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lionel English
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregory Fischer
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk