(February 1943)

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 1943 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc.


[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

["A penny for your thoughts"] (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; Min Gump; Chester Gump
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1938.?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
On inside front cover in black, white and red.

["Well, I wish you all the luck in the world"] (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; Inspector (death); Mary Smith; Mummy Smith (death); Hop (villain)
Synopsis:
Mummy Smith accidently kills the Inspector, and decides to committ suicide instead of serving time in jail. Hop sabotages Jacks plane, causing him to crash in front of Mary's trailer.
Reprints:
  • from Smilin' Jack newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) ?

Indexer Notes

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

The Return of Robin Hood [Part 6] (Table of Contents)

Robin Hood / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Jameson
Inks:
Arthur Jameson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Robin Hood; Will Scarlett; Sir Henry Langford; Hal Langford; Sir Gregory; Romain De Corbeau; Robber Baron

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1943 by R. S. Callender.

The Food Bootleggers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
E. C. Stoner
Inks:
E. C. Stoner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Chief John Winston; Officer Mike; Ned Walters; Joe; Mrs. Jones; Harvey Q. Walling (villain); Doc Hermann Schwerner (villain); Soapy Max Modin (villain); Fred Schwerner (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1943 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc. Previous indexer credit art to Louis Ferstadt.

No Crime is Perfect (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Detective Grady; Mrs. Casey; Ed Sharpe (villain); The Crab [Lester Crabb] (villain)

["Stoop, search them for extra weapons!"] (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; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; April Kane; Big Stoop; Dillon Kane; Mala; Sanjak [also as Madame Sud] (villain); Weazel [M. Belette] (villain); Baron De Plexus (villain); Slugger Dunn (villain)
Reprints:
  • from Terry and the Pirates newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

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

["In the flight tower at the Pensacola Air Station"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Frank V. Martinek (credited)
Pencils:
Leon A. Beroth [as L. A. Beroth] (signed)
Inks:
Leon A. Beroth [as L. A. Beroth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Don Winslow; Red Pennington
Reprints:
  • from Don Winslow of the Navy (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Released by the Bell Syndicate, Inc.

["Gee, Nina, it's the first time I've had a chance like this!"] (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; Nina Clock; Aunt Hessie; Larry Packer; Jessica
Reprints:
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.?

Indexer Notes

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

["Ethelbert!... Did you get the part?"] (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]; Chief Murphy; Officer Mike; Phyllis (first appearance); Ethelbert Hambone (first appearance); Mrs. Cooper (first appearance); Snake Anton (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1943 by R. S. Callender

["We've circled the whole, plateau, Dave"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1943, by R. S. Callender

["You've been working there for two hours, 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 daily (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) ?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1939 by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

["As Coyote's newly appointed Marshal"] (Table of Contents)

Cyclone / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Hampton [as J. Wade Hampton] (signed)
Inks:
John Hampton [as J. Wade Hampton] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Cyclone; Midge [as Archibald Montgomery Smith]; Sandy Waters; Lefty (villain); Smoky (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1943, by R. S. Callender.

Get Tiger Power Now it's Easy! (Table of Contents)

Muscle Power Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black, white and red.

Free 33 Power Telescope Lens Kit (Table of Contents)

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack; Terry and the Pirates
  2. 1. ["A penny for your thoughts"]
    The Gumps
  3. 2. ["Well, I wish you all the luck in the world"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. The Return of Robin Hood [Part 6]
    Robin Hood
  5. 4. The Food Bootleggers
    Gang Busters
  6. 5. No Crime is Perfect
  7. 6. ["Stoop, search them for extra weapons!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  8. 7. ["In the flight tower at the Pensacola Air Station"]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  9. 8. ["Gee, Nina, it's the first time I've had a chance like this!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  10. 9. ["Ethelbert!... Did you get the part?"]
    Nick Terry as The Owl
  11. 10. ["We've circled the whole, plateau, Dave"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  12. 11. ["You've been working there for two hours, Chief"]
    Smokey Stover
  13. 12. ["As Coyote's newly appointed Marshal"]
    Cyclone
  14. 13. Get Tiger Power Now it's Easy!
    Muscle Power Co.
  15. 14. Free 33 Power Telescope Lens Kit
    Metro Publications
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregory Fischer
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk