(July-August 1949)

Street and Smith, 1942 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
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

History of Boxing (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Louis Ravielli (signed)
Inks:
Louis Ravielli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports

History of Boxing Part 1 The Early Days (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ravielli (signed)
Inks:
Louis Ravielli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Thesus (Ancient Greek, Cameo); Homer (Blind Poet, ancient Greek, Cameo); Theagenes of Thasos (Ancient Greek, Cameo); Caligula (Roman Emperor, Cameo); Commodus (Roman fighter); Narcissus (Roman fighter, Cameo); Bernadine (Itialian Priest); James Figg; George Taylor (Cameo); Jack Broughton; Jack Slack; Petit (Cameo); Bill "The Nailer" Stevens (Cameo); Daniel Mendoza; Dick Humphries (Cameo); Gentleman John Jackson; Lord Byron (Cameo); Jem Belcher (Cameo); Henry Pearce (Cameo); John Gully (Cameo); Fletcher Reid (Cameo); Tom Molyneux; Tom Cribb (Cameo); Dan Donnelly (Cameo); Jacob Hyer (Cameo); Tom Beasley (Cameo); Spring (Cameo); Jem Ward; Bendingo (Cameo); Ben Caunt (Cameo); Charles Freeman (Cameo); James "Yankee" Sullivan (Cameo); Tom Sayers (Cameo); John C. Heenan (Cameo); John Morrisey (Cameo); Marquis of Queensberry (Cameo); Arthur Chambers (Cameo); Chamberlain (Newspaperman, Cameo)
Synopsis:
The history of boxing from ancient Greece to 1865 when the Marquis of Queensberry rules are drafted.

Indexer Notes

Story continues next issue.

Rube Waddell Baseball's Great Screwball (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Floyd Torbert (signed)
Inks:
Floyd Torbert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
George Edward "Rube" Waddell; Connie Mack; Tom Loftus; Fred Clarke (Pirates Manager circa 1900); Barney Dreyfuss; Jack Sheridan (Umpire); Ossie Scheckengost (Catcher); Big George "Candy" La Chance (Boston First Baseman); Cy Young (Pitcher); Andy Coakley (A's pitcher)
Synopsis:
The story of Rube Waddell's baseball career.

Kinscem the Wonder Horse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Arens (signed)
Inks:
Mike Arens (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports; animal
Characters:
Kinscem (Racehorse); Franz Josef (Austrian Emporer)
Synopsis:
The story of Kinscem, a racehorse in Hungary in the late 1800's.

Golf Sticklers (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
sports

What Are Champion Golfers Made Of? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Doerer (credited in book)
Pencils:
Mike Arens (signed)
Inks:
Mike Arens (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Tommy Armour the "Black Scot"; Walter Hagen; Sammy Snead; Robert Jones; Gene Sarazen; Lloyd Mangrum
Synopsis:
The history of the beginnings of professional golf.

Slewfoot Jones and Introducing Constance the Goat!! (Table of Contents)

Slewfoot Jones / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports; humor
Characters:
Slewfoot Jones; Manager Ferocious Deroshis; Lem Crocknockle; Constance the Goat
Synopsis:
Slewfoot has taught his pet goat to play baseball.

Outstanding Records of Great High School Teams (Table of Contents)

U.S. High / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Floyd Torbert (signed)
Inks:
Floyd Torbert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Synopsis:
Various High School teams and amazing records they have set.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. History of Boxing
  2. 1. History of Boxing Part 1 The Early Days
  3. 2. Rube Waddell Baseball's Great Screwball
  4. 3. Kinscem the Wonder Horse
  5. 4. Golf Sticklers
  6. 5. What Are Champion Golfers Made Of?
  7. 6. Slewfoot Jones and Introducing Constance the Goat!!
    Slewfoot Jones
  8. 7. Outstanding Records of Great High School Teams
    U.S. High
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gary L. Watson
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  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen