(November-December 1947)

Street and Smith, 1942 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1947-09-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editing:
William J. DeGrouchy
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Possible arrival date based on back cover stamp of indexer's copy.


Get Ready for the Olympics (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed) [as Powell]
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed) [as Powell]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

Master of the Future (Table of Contents)

Shadow Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Shadow

Indexer Notes

Black and white house ad for Shadow Comics, located inside front cover.

The Best Football Plays of 1946 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Little; Frank Leahy; George A. Munger; Earl Blaik; Tom Hamilton
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

Coaches relate their favorite football plays of 1946, with diagrams.

The Original Mr. Boxing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
John "The Water-Boy" Broughton

Want to Swim Fast? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Klein (as told to by Bob Kiphuth)
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Alan Ford; John Miller

Indexer Notes

Detailed how-to for Olympic swimming lessons.

Moscow's Mighty Hurler (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Schacht
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed) [as Powell]
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed) [as Powell]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Ivan Petrushkin; Peter Petrushkin

So You Want More Muscle? (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Klein (as told to by Bob Hoffman)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

Text article interspersed with several photos.

Leonard, the Lion Hearted (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Clem Boddington
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Benny Leonard

Indexer Notes

Text article interspersed with several photos.

Pay for Play (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William J. DeGrouchy
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

Editorial examining if an athlete can be paid and still be an amateur. Includes a reproduction of this issues cover.

Sport Shorts (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Clem Boddington

Indexer Notes

Bio of Clem Boddington, writer and cartoonist, including a photo.

Advice to Sprinters (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bernard J. Wefers
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

Text article interspersed with several photos.

How to Kick a Football (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Klein
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed) [as Powell]
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed) [as Powell]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

Detailed instructions on how to kick a football.

Oddly Enough... (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clem Boddington ?
Pencils:
Clem Boddington ?
Inks:
Clem Boddington ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Clem Boddington ?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Louis Fox; Jake Atz; Josh Devore; Bob Fitzsimmons

Indexer Notes

Similar to Ripley's Believe It Or Not. Clem Boddington substituted for Robert Ripley back in the early 20's.

Slide Rule Champ (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed) [as Powell]
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed) [as Powell]
Colors:
?
Letters:
E. Weller (signed)

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Plutarch Wilson; Buck Ingram; Mr. Ingersoll

Top Secrets (Table of Contents)

Top Secrets / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell (signed) [as Powell]
Inks:
Bob Powell (signed) [as Powell]
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

House ad for Top Secrets (Street and Smith, 1947 Series) #1 (November 1947), with cover shown.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Get Ready for the Olympics
  2. 1. Master of the Future
    Shadow Comics
  3. 2. The Best Football Plays of 1946
  4. 3. The Original Mr. Boxing!
  5. 4. Want to Swim Fast?
  6. 5. Moscow's Mighty Hurler
  7. 6. So You Want More Muscle?
  8. 7. Leonard, the Lion Hearted
  9. 8. Pay for Play
  10. 9. Sport Shorts
  11. 10. Advice to Sprinters
  12. 11. How to Kick a Football
  13. 12. Oddly Enough...
  14. 13. Slide Rule Champ
  15. 14. Top Secrets
    Top Secrets
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