(March 1946)

Spark Publications, 1944 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Joseph Greene
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.

Issue Notes

Art credits and some info added by Craig Delich 12-27-08.


Green Lama Smashes Toymaster of Crime!! (Table of Contents)

Green Lama / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mac Raboy
Inks:
Mac Raboy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]; Falstaff
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Toymaster of Crime! (Table of Contents)

Green Lama / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Mac Raboy
Inks:
Mac Raboy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rhoda Lewis

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]; Tsarong; Bobby Stout; Jimmy Starr; Falstaff (villain); Mr. Jerome (villain)
Synopsis:
The Lama once again faces his unusual adversary who sneers at money and jewels, prefering to steal instead toys!
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Indexer Notes

The last panel of the story has the Green Lama giving a code clue that only members of the Green Lama Club can decipher. Artist revision from Jerry Robinson ? to Mac Raboy, plus writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 2008-12-27.

[Lieut. Hercules Express] (Table of Contents)

Lieutenant Hercules / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Horace L. Gold
Pencils:
Irving Tirman
Inks:
Irving Tirman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rhoda Lewis

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Lieutenant Hercules [Wilbur Klutz]; Merlin; un-named gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Lt. Hercules takes the dare of Merlin to tow a ton of war supplies across the ocean to Europe not knowing that Merlin is charging passengers inside $1000 airfare!
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Indexer Notes

The last 1/3 of this page is an illustrated advertisement for the Green Lama Club, featuring image of Angus McErc (art by George Roussos). Art and lettering credits confirmed by Craig Delich on 2008-12-27.

The Sands of Time! (Table of Contents)

Angus McErc / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Elliott (signed)
Pencils:
George Roussos [as Perry Williams] (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos [as Perry Williams] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Angus McErc [aka Mac Erc]; Phineas Fothergill; Father Time; Harriet
Synopsis:
Angus is attending the bicentennial conclave of pixies and relates a story of a young man whose girl would marry him IF he could guarantee that she would never get less beautiful.
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Tuffy Blitzes A Ghost! (Table of Contents)

The Boy Champions / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Robinson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rhoda Lewis

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Boy Champions [Tuffy; Mickey; Wellington Smith]; Mr. Jaspar; Jane Jaspar; un-named gang (villains)
Synopsis:
The boys are hired to catch the ghosts that are haunting the Jaspar Mansion so that Jane can open a nursery for children.
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Indexer Notes

The last 1/3 of the last page is an illustrated advertisement, with covers, for Green Lama #5, Golden Lad #1 and Atoman #1. Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 2008-12-27.

["Organized demands for an eight..."] (Table of Contents)

's Matter of Fact / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Factual illustrated information is provided in regards to: the fight for the 8-hour workday, the first labor-management contract, an agreement on wage rates, electric eels reforming cats, and the first American to use an umbrella being stoned.
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Indexer Notes

Reprint information added by Craig Delich 2008-12-27.

Easy Money (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Greene [as Kent Richard] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jerry Delaney; Mabel Delaney
Synopsis:
Jerry Delaney has a scheme to turn forty cents into some real easy money... that is, until an obliging Policeman innocently messes up the deal.
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Indexer Notes

Writer name added by Craig Delich 2008-12-27.

["I'm ready, Pop! Let's go..."] (Table of Contents)

Pop Flys / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Liederman (signed)
Pencils:
Al Liederman (signed)
Inks:
Al Liederman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Liederman

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mike McTigg; Pop
Synopsis:
Pop is a member of the Mental Wizards Association and claims his mental abilities will help with Mike's boxing career. It doesn't help in other ways, though.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-12-27.

Treasure Trap! (Table of Contents)

Sea Rover / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi [as Pete] (signed)
Inks:
Sal Trapani [as Sal] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Rhoda Lewis

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Billy Jason; "Skipper" Smith; Karl (reformed villain); Gustav (villain, death); Unterschiff Leutnant Braugher [as Mr. Tighe] (villain, death)
Synopsis:
In quest of some funds, Billy and "Skipper" head for Rio de Janerio, but get more than they bargained for.
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Keywords:
U-37

Indexer Notes

Credits added by Craig Delich 2008-12-27, verified by the Who's Who.

"Gimmick, it's two weeks now that..." (Table of Contents)

The Great Gimmick: Efficiency (?) Expert / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irving Tirman
Inks:
Irving Tirman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gimmick; Mr. Bux
Synopsis:
Gimmick has a great idea on how Mr. Bux can operate his plant more efficiently.
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Indexer Notes

Credits added by Craig Delich 2008-12-27.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Green Lama Smashes Toymaster of Crime!!
    Green Lama
  2. 1. Toymaster of Crime!
    Green Lama
  3. 2. [Lieut. Hercules Express]
    Lieutenant Hercules
  4. 3. The Sands of Time!
    Angus McErc
  5. 4. Tuffy Blitzes A Ghost!
    The Boy Champions
  6. 5. ["Organized demands for an eight..."]
    's Matter of Fact
  7. 6. Easy Money
  8. 7. ["I'm ready, Pop! Let's go..."]
    Pop Flys
  9. 8. Treasure Trap!
    Sea Rover
  10. 9. "Gimmick, it's two weeks now that..."
    The Great Gimmick: Efficiency (?) Expert
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  • Craig Delich
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