(September 1947)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Calling All Boys, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
full color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Info added by Craig Delich (August 6, 2006).


[Rustlers' Roundup; Races Against Death] (Table of Contents)

Tex Granger; Perils of Pauline; Streaky Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Streaky Smith; Tex Granger; Pauline; Bing Crosby [photograph]

Bing Crosby (Table of Contents)

Boys' Hero of the Month / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Photograph)
Inks:
? (Photograph)
Letters:
Typeset
Editing:
Kenneth L. Hall

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside Front Cover

... Races Against Death (Table of Contents)

Streaky Smith of Essex High / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Streaky Smith; Mr. Samson; Tommy Samson
Synopsis:
Streaky is a counselor at the Pinetree Fresh Air
Camp, teaching boys who never had a chance to learn how to swim and paddle a canoe.

Get in the Swim (Table of Contents)

Coach's Corner / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kiphuth
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Robert "Bob" Kiphuth

Indexer Notes

Illustrated article about swimming by the Director
of Athletics and coach of the swimming team at
Yale University

["Look, fellas! Here's how old Hybarr does it."] (Table of Contents)

Hector / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vic Herman
Inks:
Vic Herman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Hector Hibble; Mr. Hybarr; Nancy; Mrs. Hibble

Perils of Pauline (Table of Contents)

Perils of Pauline / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama
Characters:
Pearl White [Betty Hutton]; Mike; Julia
Synopsis:
Pearl White, queen of the old-time movie serials,'
begins her daredevil career with a traveling troupe of stage players.

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the 1947 Paramount motion picture

["Roundup time in Railhead finds two huge herds..."] (Table of Contents)

Tex Granger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tex Granger; Luke Conway

Mail Call (Table of Contents)

letters page / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

You're a Magician (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

High Swamp (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Chapman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Case of the Hidden Eye (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bigbrain Billy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Billy; Mayor Hartley
Synopsis:
"Bigbrain Billy," the smartest boy in the world, puts science on his side as he challenges the ruthless robbers of Midvale's city treasury.

Drama on the Highway (Table of Contents)

Adventures of R.C. and Quickie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; drama
Characters:
R.C.; Quickie; William Boyd [Hopalong Cassidy]

Indexer Notes

Comic strip-type ad for Royal Crown Cola (with
brief cameo appearance by William "Hopalong
Cassidy" Boyd); Back Cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Rustlers' Roundup; Races Against Death]
    Tex Granger; Perils of Pauline; Streaky Smith
  2. 1. Bing Crosby
    Boys' Hero of the Month
  3. 2. ... Races Against Death
    Streaky Smith of Essex High
  4. 3. Get in the Swim
    Coach's Corner
  5. 4. ["Look, fellas! Here's how old Hybarr does it."]
    Hector
  6. 5. Perils of Pauline
    Perils of Pauline
  7. 6. ["Roundup time in Railhead finds two huge herds..."]
    Tex Granger
  8. 7. Mail Call
  9. 8. You're a Magician
  10. 9. High Swamp
  11. 10. The Case of the Hidden Eye
    The Adventures of Bigbrain Billy
  12. 11. Drama on the Highway
    Adventures of R.C. and Quickie
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