(December 1948-January 1949)

Novelty Press, 1945 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Premium Group of Comics
Editing:
Robert D. Wheeler (Editor & General Manager); Katharine Urban (Story Editor); Mel Cummin (Art Director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard golden age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

FRISKY FABLES, Vol. 4, No. 6, Dec., 1948-Jan., 1949, published bi-monthly by The Premium Group of Comics, a Division of The Premium Service Co. Inc., P. O. Box 1198, Independence Square, Philadelphia, Pa. Editorial offices, 119 West 19th Street, New York 11, N. Y. Indexed from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fago (signed)
Inks:
Al Fago (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Friskytown News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

["Now I know how the cow felt when she jumped over the moon!"] (Table of Contents)

Neddy Bear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fago (signed)
Inks:
Al Fago (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

["Boys! Look at all the spectacular buzz-with-action models you can build with Erector"] (Table of Contents)

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman

The Woman Who Lived in a Shoe (Table of Contents)

Dopsy Durvy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Jason Comic Art]
Inks:
? [as Jason Comic Art]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

["What's the matter -- is that ice cream cone too big for you???"] (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Two gag panels. Under a half page ad for Kellogg's Krumbles.

Roddy the Radio Tube (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
M. K. Marks
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

["Well, here I am -- bright and early!!"] (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.78 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

4 single panel gag comics. Remaining 2/9 of the page consists of ads.

Good Manners (Table of Contents)

Spunky / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as JCA]
Inks:
? [as JCA]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

JCA stands for Jason Comic Art.

["I see where they're going to tax hitchhikers!!"] (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.83 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

4 single panel gag comics. Remaining 1/6 of the page consists of ads.

["They-- --Wentum-- --That way!"] (Table of Contents)

Tick, Tack and Toe / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Jason Comic Art]
Inks:
? [as Jason Comic Art]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

["How come you always take chocolate cake on picnics??"] (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

2 single panel gag comics. Bottom half of page is a Slinky ad.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Friskytown News
  3. 2. ["Now I know how the cow felt when she jumped over the moon!"]
    Neddy Bear
  4. 3. ["Boys! Look at all the spectacular buzz-with-action models you can build with Erector"]
    Erector
  5. 4. The Woman Who Lived in a Shoe
    Dopsy Durvy
  6. 5. ["What's the matter -- is that ice cream cone too big for you???"]
  7. 6. Roddy the Radio Tube
  8. 7. ["Well, here I am -- bright and early!!"]
  9. 8. Good Manners
    Spunky
  10. 9. ["I see where they're going to tax hitchhikers!!"]
  11. 10. ["They-- --Wentum-- --That way!"]
    Tick, Tack and Toe
  12. 11. ["How come you always take chocolate cake on picnics??"]
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