(April 1942)

Lev Gleason, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
?
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Lev Gleason
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ned of the Navy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Edd Ashe
Inks:
Edd Ashe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Ned of the Navy

[Underground Tanks of Libya] (Table of Contents)

The Saint / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Leslie Charteris
Pencils:
Bernard Klein
Inks:
Bernard Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Saint [Simon Templar]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit verified by the Who's Who.

The Who's Who doesn't indicate that Ashe ever drew this feature and only Bernard Klein is recorded as this feature's artist.

[The Animal Imagination Lamp] (Table of Contents)

Dickie Dean / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood
Pencils:
Bob Montana
Inks:
Bob Montana
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Elcadorian Jailbreak] (Table of Contents)

Red Reed in the Americas! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Davis (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks:
Bill Everett (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Reed (introduction); Jose Navarro (introduction); Pedro Cazzar (introduction); Mr. North (sailor, introduction); General Cados (Elcador leader, introduction); Tito (Pedro's house servant, introduction); Senorita Mollie Day (Jose's father's secretary); Mr. Navarro (Jose's father, introduction); Mrs. Navarro (Jose's mother, introduction); Juan (Jose's friend, introduction); Pancho Zano (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Red and Jose fly to Florida when they hear that a friend of theirs, Pedro, has washed up on the beach, nearly dead. When they question him, they discover that Elcador is in the midst of a revolution, cowed by a bandit named Pancho Zano. Red and Jose decide to go to Elcador to aid the government forces against the bandit.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Elcador; Orlando's Castle; Rayton University

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

Writer credit verified by the Who's Who.

The Who's Who lists Fitz (who is on the by-line) as an artist who worked at Lev Gleason on various features in 1941-42, but not specifically on Red Reed. This story is illustrated by Everett......verified by Blake Bell in The Bill Everett Archives #2.

The last panel, a blurb for the next issue's story, is signed "W.B.E." (which stands for William Blake Everett).

[Barn Fire] (Table of Contents)

Country Maneuvers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ronald Santi
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Disguised Aircraft Carrier] (Table of Contents)

Ned of the Navy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Gates
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Art Gates
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Juke Jacket] (Table of Contents)

Alonzo Appleseed / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Warren ?
Pencils:
Jack Warren [as Alonzo V.] (signed)
Inks:
Jack Warren [as Alonzo V.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Jack Alonzo Vincent Warren used different parts of his full name when signing his comic book work.

[Shipload of Brides] (Table of Contents)

Pirate Prince / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Man Who Vanished (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Letters:
Typeset

[Introducing Scoop Scuttle] (Table of Contents)

Scoop Scuttle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton
Inks:
Basil Wolverton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Scoop Scuttle (Intro)

The Volcano of Death (Table of Contents)

Captain Battle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Binder
Inks:
Jack Binder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Baron Doom (Villain)
Reprints:
Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Edgar Loftin (since 2014-11-26, last edit 2014-11-26)

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ned of the Navy
  2. 1. [Underground Tanks of Libya]
    The Saint
  3. 2. [The Animal Imagination Lamp]
    Dickie Dean
  4. 3. [Elcadorian Jailbreak]
    Red Reed in the Americas!
  5. 4. [Barn Fire]
    Country Maneuvers
  6. 5. [The Disguised Aircraft Carrier]
    Ned of the Navy
  7. 6. [Juke Jacket]
    Alonzo Appleseed
  8. 7. [Shipload of Brides]
    Pirate Prince
  9. 8. The Man Who Vanished
  10. 9. [Introducing Scoop Scuttle]
    Scoop Scuttle
  11. 10. The Volcano of Death
    Captain Battle
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