(March 1942)

Chesler / Dynamic, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dynamic Publications, Inc.
Brand:
World's Greatest Comics / A Dynamic Publication; Harry "A" Chesler Features Syndicate, N.Y.
Editing:
Phil Sturm
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

last issue published by Dynamic / Chesler, but Yankee Comics #5 was published as Danger (I. W. Publishing; Super Comics, 1963 series) #16


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Yankee Doodle Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Another Volunteer Pilot Burns in Plane (Table of Contents)

Yankee Doodle Jones / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in HELLO PAL COMICS #1.

["When you call me a dog..."] (Table of Contents)

You're in the Army Now / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Madden
Inks:
Bill Madden
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Madden is credited on fillers for Chesler, and the black eyes and the ears gives him away.

Million Dollars Stolen From Chinese Relief Mission (Table of Contents)

Young Americans / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in DYNAMIC COMICS #8.

["According to my calculations..."] (Table of Contents)

Slim Pickens / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Madden
Inks:
Bill Madden
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Slim Pickens
Synopsis:
Slim wins at the race track.

Indexer Notes

Faces, eyes and way of walking are Madden work.

["Foreign agents work with violent desperation to divide our nation."] (Table of Contents)

Yankee Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Madden
Inks:
Bill Madden
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; war
Characters:
Yankee Boy [Phil Martin]; Kraut (German spy); Herr Leipzig
Synopsis:
A Bund Leader is trying to stir up the Germans in New York.

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in DANGER #16 (IW/ Super).
Originally credited to Sam Cooper. The art is identical to Madden's "The Unholy 3" story in Punch Comics #1, and signed story in Bulls Eye Comics #11. Very marked black eyes, outstreched way of walking, and bulging ears. Some faces in close up reminds of Sam Cooper

The Record Quarter Mile (Table of Contents)

Young Americans / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

["Another vicious band of racketeers tries a hand at the old extortion game."] (Table of Contents)

Enchanted Dagger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Enchanted Dagger; Steve Bruno (villain)
Synopsis:
The Cleaners and Dyers Association receives threats from protection racketeers.

Indexer Notes

last appearance

["Don't worry none..."] (Table of Contents)

Foxy Grandpa / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Madden
Inks:
Bill Madden
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Foxy Grandpa; Spot (dog)

Indexer Notes

Faces, eyes, ears and leg movement look like Madden.

["Heartless souls jeopardize the liberty and freedom of their countrymen."] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Rebel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Rebel; Rufus; Billy Worth; Mr. Worth; Mr. Dennison
Synopsis:
German saboteurs blow up a dam near the Worth estate.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in Danger #16 (IW/ Super).
Fujitani is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art is identical to his signed stories from this period of time, like "The Flying Dutchman" story in Air Fighters Comics v1 #2 (Hillman 1942).

Johnny Rebel (Table of Contents)

Johnny Rebel / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Rebel; Colonel Patten
Synopsis:
Johnny at the horse races.

Indexer Notes

One illustration.

["After having rid the Octo Land of a tyrannical ruler..."] (Table of Contents)

Barry Kuda / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in DANGER #16 (IW/ Super).

Her Actions Speak Louder Than Words (Table of Contents)

Ima Sphinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Madden
Inks:
Bill Madden
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ima Sphinx; John Carrymore (actor); Auntie

Indexer Notes

Very probably Madden.

["In the moors lurks a monster..."] (Table of Contents)

Echo / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; superhero
Characters:
Echo [Jim Carson]; Dr. Doom (his brother); Cora (his sister); Truth Blackmoor; Hope Blackmoor; Mrs. Benton (housekeeper)
Synopsis:
In the moors lurks a monster, ready to pounce on anyone who intrudes on his sanctuary.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in DYNAMIC COMICS #8.

Gambler's Payoff (Table of Contents)

Yankee Boy / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Yankee Boy [Phil Martin]; Coach Johnson; John Bently (villain)
Synopsis:
Hale Prep is trying to go undefeated in football and thus win the Harmon Athletic Award, which provides $10,000 to the winning school.....money that Hale has earmarked for the American Red Cross. However, one John Bently has bet ten grand on Hale's opponent (at 5 to 1 odds) and stands to lose a fortune if Hale wins, so he and his men decide to kidnap the coach and star backfield to assure Hale's losing the game.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Yankee Boy's true name was Victor Martin, but many stories call him Phil (including this one).
Face and inking point to Madden as most probable.

["The husky leatherneck Sergeant Steele deserts his post long enough..."] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Steele / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart
Inks:
Ernie Hart
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sergeant Steele; Ross; Chub
Synopsis:
An American tourist has been kidnapped on Rango Island.

Indexer Notes

Art identical to Hart's "K-9" story in Dynamic Comics #3, like faces in close up, movement and hands.

["I'm lookin' fer a good place..."] (Table of Contents)

Cowboy Jake / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Madden
Inks:
Bill Madden
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cowboy Jake; Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Jake gets a boarder and mosquitoes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Faces and inking most probably by Madden.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Yankee Doodle Jones
  2. 1. Another Volunteer Pilot Burns in Plane
    Yankee Doodle Jones
  3. 2. ["When you call me a dog..."]
    You're in the Army Now
  4. 3. Million Dollars Stolen From Chinese Relief Mission
    Young Americans
  5. 4. ["According to my calculations..."]
    Slim Pickens
  6. 5. ["Foreign agents work with violent desperation to divide our nation."]
    Yankee Boy
  7. 6. The Record Quarter Mile
    Young Americans
  8. 7. ["Another vicious band of racketeers tries a hand at the old extortion game."]
    Enchanted Dagger
  9. 8. ["Don't worry none..."]
    Foxy Grandpa
  10. 9. ["Heartless souls jeopardize the liberty and freedom of their countrymen."]
    Johnny Rebel
  11. 10. Johnny Rebel
    Johnny Rebel
  12. 11. ["After having rid the Octo Land of a tyrannical ruler..."]
    Barry Kuda
  13. 12. Her Actions Speak Louder Than Words
    Ima Sphinx
  14. 13. ["In the moors lurks a monster..."]
    Echo
  15. 14. Gambler's Payoff
    Yankee Boy
  16. 15. ["The husky leatherneck Sergeant Steele deserts his post long enough..."]
    Sergeant Steele
  17. 16. ["I'm lookin' fer a good place..."]
    Cowboy Jake
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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