(September 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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Inks:
Milton Caniff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Big Stoop

["Now's the best time to ask Father, Honey!"] (Table of Contents)

Grin and Bear It / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Pencils:
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Inks:
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.?
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.?
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.?
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.08.31
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.04.06
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.?

Indexer Notes

Six single panel cartoons on inside front cover in black, white and red.
© 1941 Chicago Times, Inc.

["Seeing the clipper turn back"] (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]; Fat Stuff; Downwind Jaxon [also as George]; Mary Smith (voice only); Mrs. Andrews; Miss Murray; Alberta; Dickie; Birteel; Juanita; Ringtail (a monkey)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Clef Dweller (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.?

Indexer Notes

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

["Presence of battle boat proves our identity known"] (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; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Big Stoop; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone; Reginald Smythe-Heatherstone; Inspector Gwenn; Drusilla Crail (villain, death); Chun Wi (villain)
Reprints:
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.12
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.13
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.14
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.15
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.17
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.18
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.19
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.20
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.21
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.22
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.24
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.26
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.27
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.28
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.29
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
2 1/2 pages of the daily reprints did not have dates.

The Return of Robin Hood [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Robin Hood / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois (credited)
Pencils:
Jon Small (credited)
Inks:
Jon Small (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Robin Hood; Baron De Grise (villain, death)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942 by R. S. Callender.

["Mighty Inca, these here folks are friends of mine"] (Table of Contents)

Cyclone / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Hampton (signed)
Inks:
John Hampton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cyclone; Midge; Calico (a horse); The Great Inca; Don Manuelo McCarthy; Sandy Waters
Synopsis:
Cyclone and his friends escape from the Inca's.

Indexer Notes

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

["As the Navy prepares to attack his strongly fortified island"] (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; Professor Olympus Lancton; Betty Shipman; The Purple Dictator (villain)
Reprints:
  • from Don Winslow of the Navy newspaper strip (The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) ?

["She's sunk!"] (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; Gootch; Fuzzy
Reprints:
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.08.31
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.09.01
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.09.03
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.09.?

Indexer Notes

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

["To our future happiness, Andy"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
drama; humor
Characters:
Andrew Gump; Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Little Napolean (a baby, unnamed)
Synopsis:
Bim finds a baby on his doorstep.
Reprints:
  • from Gumps, The Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.11.21

Indexer Notes

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

["Slow down, Nick"] (Table of Contents)

Nick Terry as The Owl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Owl [Nick Terry]; Belle Wayne; Chief Murphy; Secret Order of Karanak [Poona (first appearance, villain); Maya (first appearance, villain)]

Indexer Notes

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

Spy Patrol (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Dave Bascomb; Mr. Bascomb; Mrs. Bascomb

["Tony Gorio, a waterfront thug"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Jenney [as R.L.J.] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Jenney [as R.L.J.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Pete Hanson; Tom Carson; Tony Gorio (villain)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

["Let's take a look at the cargo, Captain Bill"] (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

Indexer Notes

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

["Will it stand up under a rescue?"] (Table of Contents)

Grin and Bear It / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Pencils:
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Inks:
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) ?

Indexer Notes

Six single panel cartoons on inside back cover in black, white and red.

[Cover Preview - Famous Stories #2] (Table of Contents)

Tom Sawyer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Tom Sawyer; Huckleberry Finn

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Terry and the Pirates
  2. 1. ["Now's the best time to ask Father, Honey!"]
    Grin and Bear It
  3. 2. ["Seeing the clipper turn back"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. Clef Dweller
    Smokey Stover
  5. 4. ["Presence of battle boat proves our identity known"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  6. 5. The Return of Robin Hood [Part 1]
    Robin Hood
  7. 6. ["Mighty Inca, these here folks are friends of mine"]
    Cyclone
  8. 7. ["As the Navy prepares to attack his strongly fortified island"]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  9. 8. ["She's sunk!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  10. 9. ["To our future happiness, Andy"]
    The Gumps
  11. 10. ["Slow down, Nick"]
    Nick Terry as The Owl
  12. 11. Spy Patrol
  13. 12. ["Tony Gorio, a waterfront thug"]
    Gang Busters
  14. 13. ["Let's take a look at the cargo, Captain Bill"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  15. 14. ["Will it stand up under a rescue?"]
    Grin and Bear It
  16. 15. [Cover Preview - Famous Stories #2]
    Tom Sawyer
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  • Gregory Fischer
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