(March 1949)

Standard, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Animated Cartoons, Inc.
Editing:
Pat Cherr (uncredited); Joseph Greene (managing editor) (uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Editing credits taken from Jack Bradbury's correspondence.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Supermouse / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carl Wessler ?
Inks:
Carl Wessler ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Supermouse

The World Of The Future (Table of Contents)

Supermouse / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-432

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; science fiction
Characters:
Supermouse; Roscoe; Annabel; Supercheese Special; Supermouse's Great-Great Grandson
Synopsis:
Supermouse and Roscoe go to the future of 2149.

Indexer Notes

Believed by some to be the artwork of Frank Fazetta. It does not look like the other Frazetta work in this issue.

["Du-u-uh.. Say Butch! What are these funny things in front of our eyes?"] (Table of Contents)

Butch And Buttercup / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Gunn ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
A-408

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Butch; Buttercup
Synopsis:
Butch and Buttercup have eaten in three days because they have no money.

Wishful Willy (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Betty Cummings [as Elizabeth Starr]
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta [as Fritz] (signed) (text header)
Inks:
Frank Frazetta [as Fritz] (signed) (text header)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset
Job Number:
A-460 ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
An eagle would like to have feathers like a peacock.

Indexer Notes

Partial sequence added by Greg Theakston, 2002-05-29 (Per Sandell ed.)

"Oh, Golly!" (Table of Contents)

Little Billy Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lynn Karp (signed)
Inks:
Lynn Karp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tubby Millar
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Job Number:
AC-679 ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Little Billy Bear; Butch
Synopsis:
Little Billy takes precautions when he sees Butch, or he thinks he does.

Indexer Notes

editor credit from AC code.

The Wonder Gun! (Table of Contents)

Spunky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Bradbury
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury (signed)
Inks:
Jack Bradbury (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tubby Millar ?

Genre:
humor; children; teen
Characters:
Spunky; Willie; Spunky's Pap
Synopsis:
Spunky's pap goes hunting.

Indexer Notes

The last Spunky story produced for Hughes and the Sangor Shop; contains an ad for Spunky #1.

Chauncy the Chick (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Uncle Andy]
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta (text header)
Inks:
Frank Frazetta (text header)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?
Job Number:
A-461

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Partial sequence added by Greg Theakston, 2002-05-29 (Per Sandell ed.)

["Well, well, well! If it isn't Petey Polar Bear!"] (Table of Contents)

Colonel Punchy Penguin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Wickersham [as Bob Wick] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wickersham [as Bob Wick] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tubby Millar ?
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Job Number:
AC-145 ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Colonel Punchy Penguin; Petey Polar Bear
Synopsis:
Petey has been trapping furs to sell to the Eskimos.

Indexer Notes

Polar bear has brown fur in this story. Editor credit from AC code.

The Voice! (Table of Contents)

Peter Puss / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harris Steinbrook ?
Inks:
Harris Steinbrook ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tubby Millar
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Job Number:
AC-895 ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Puss; Gus; Betty
Synopsis:
Peter can now throw his voice.

Indexer Notes

Editor credit from AC code.

A Cure for Chubby Chipmunk (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Donald Bayne Hobart
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta [as Fritz] (signed) (text header)
Inks:
Frank Frazetta [as Fritz] (signed) (text header)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Partial sequence added by Greg Theakston, 2002-05-29 (Per Sandell ed.)

"What am I gonna do?" (Table of Contents)

Joe n' Mac / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Hubie Karp (credited)
Pencils:
Ed Dunn (credited)
Inks:
Ed Dunn (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tubby Millar
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Joe; Mac
Synopsis:
Joe can't afford anymore fuel, so it's off to look for wood.

Indexer Notes

Editor's credit comes from the AC code, which where produced by the Sangor Shop for Standard-Pines.

Yippe! Wahoo! Here's a New Brand Of Comic That's Really Funny - Spunky Comics! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Pat Cherr ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

art seems to be either swipes of Jack Bradbury or bad stats.

Statement Of The Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
H. L. Herbert
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher: Animated Cartoons, Inc.; Editor: N. L. Pines; Business Manager: H. L. Herbert

"No Pets!" (Table of Contents)

Trader Hornsby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen [as Don Arr]
Pencils:
Don Christensen [as Don Arr]
Inks:
Don Christensen [as Don Arr]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Job Number:
AC-584

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Trader Hornsby; Rollo
Synopsis:
Trader Hornsby and Rollo can't find a place to stay.

Indexer Notes

Editor credit based on AC code.

Gull Able (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Hultgren ?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
6345

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
looking for a place to stay (housing shortage after WW2), he is offered an island.

Indexer Notes

inking appears to be by Hultgren himself and not his previous ghost inker, Al Hubbard.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Supermouse
  2. 1. The World Of The Future
    Supermouse
  3. 2. ["Du-u-uh.. Say Butch! What are these funny things in front of our eyes?"]
    Butch And Buttercup
  4. 3. Wishful Willy
  5. 4. "Oh, Golly!"
    Little Billy Bear
  6. 5. The Wonder Gun!
    Spunky
  7. 6. Chauncy the Chick
  8. 7. ["Well, well, well! If it isn't Petey Polar Bear!"]
    Colonel Punchy Penguin
  9. 8. The Voice!
    Peter Puss
  10. 9. A Cure for Chubby Chipmunk
  11. 10. "What am I gonna do?"
    Joe n' Mac
  12. 11. Yippe! Wahoo! Here's a New Brand Of Comic That's Really Funny - Spunky Comics!
  13. 12. Statement Of The Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  14. 13. "No Pets!"
    Trader Hornsby
  15. 14. Gull Able
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne