(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:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks:
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Owl [Nick Terry]; Belle Wayne; Chief Murphy; Mrs. Astorpont; Secret Order of Karanak [Poona; Maya (former press agent)] (villains, introduction for both)
Synopsis:
Chief Murphy and Nick investigate a mystic cult located in a fashionable neighborhood that caters to people of all walks of life who are wanting to rid themselves of their cares and troubles. But the Owl discovers that the cult's leader is actually looking for celebrities amongst the people, then use information they provide to blackmail them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Eagle (newspaper)

Indexer Notes

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

The Who's Who indicates that Thomas both wrote and drew this feature in 1941, and nothing extant disputes this.

The script credit added by Craig Delich.

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) (Expand) /

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

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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregory Fischer
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk