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(February 1942)

Bell Features, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Commercial Signs of Canada
Brand:
Colonial Distributors
Editing:
Cy Bell (publisher)
Color:
Colour cover; Black and White interior (Issue #1-28), Full Colour (#29 and on)
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[main picture of Dixon of the Mounted] (Table of Contents)

Dixon of the Mounted / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dixon of the Mounted; The Brain; Captain "Red" Thorton; Thunderfist

[He won't hurt you mister!] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leo Skuce
Pencils:
Leo Skuce
Inks:
Leo Skuce
Letters:
Leo Skuce

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
Boy kicking a dog.

Indexer Notes

Full page illo with caption. Also includes indicia. Published monthly by "Commercial Signs of Canada"

Dixon of the Mounted (Table of Contents)

Dixon of the Mounted / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmund Legault [as E.T. Legault]
Pencils:
Edmund Legault [as E.T. Legault]
Inks:
Edmund Legault [as E.T. Legault]
Letters:
Edmund Legault [as E.T. Legault]?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dixon of the Mounted; Ruth Barton
Synopsis:
Dixon searches for Ruth Barton in a blizzard and finds her captured by a strange man-like creature with antlers.

[This hurts me more than it does you!] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leo Skuce
Pencils:
Leo Skuce
Inks:
Leo Skuce
Letters:
Leo Skuce

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
A boy is being spanked.

Indexer Notes

Full page illo with caption.

The Flight Parade (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A history of flight.

[Start of a Youthful Romance] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leo Skuce
Pencils:
Leo Skuce
Inks:
Leo Skuce
Letters:
Leo Skuce

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
A young boy gives a young girl flowers.

Indexer Notes

Full page illo with caption.

Introducing Thunderfist - The Crime Crusher (Table of Contents)

Thunderfist / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmund Legault [as E.T. Legault]
Pencils:
Murray Karn [as M. Karn]
Inks:
Murray Karn [as M. Karn]
Letters:
Murray Karn [as M. Karn]?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Thunderfist [Randy Steele]; Danny Steele; Beverly Holmes
Synopsis:
Randy is a sideshow strongman, Beverly is his girlfriend and Danny is his brother, a scientist. When Danny is killed by Nazis, Randy becomes Thunderfist to avenge his death.

Oddities (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
True facts.

[50 Fountain Pens] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Capt. Red Thortan (Table of Contents)

Capt. Red Thortan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Cooper [as A. Cooper]
Pencils:
Al Cooper [as A. Cooper]
Inks:
Al Cooper [as A. Cooper]
Letters:
Al Cooper [as A. Cooper]?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Capt. Red Thortan; Lieutenant Harley
Synopsis:
Captain Thortan rescues Lieutenant Harley from Japanese soldiers.

[Every dog has his day!] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leo Skuce
Pencils:
Leo Skuce
Inks:
Leo Skuce
Letters:
Leo Skuce

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Full page humourous illo.

Personalities (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Buffalo Bill Cody
Synopsis:
Bio of Buffalo Bill Cody.

Phoney Laws (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. O'Healy [as O'Healy]
Pencils:
J. O'Healy [as O'Healy]
Inks:
J. O'Healy [as O'Healy]
Letters:
J. O'Healy [as O'Healy]

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Strange laws from California, Portland Oregon and Wichita Kansas.

The Brain: The Man with the Psychic Mind (Table of Contents)

The Brain / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Bachle
Pencils:
Leo Bachle
Inks:
Leo Bachle
Letters:
Leo Bachle

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Brain [Gordon Bell]
Synopsis:
The Brain is Gordon Bell. He uses his psychic abilities to find and break up Nazis in Toronto. He is brainwashed to bring a bomb sight to the Nazis.

Indexer Notes

Last page is also an ad for Johnny Canuck, also drawn by Leo Bachle in Dime Comics.

[T'was ever thus] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leo Skuce
Pencils:
Leo Skuce
Inks:
Leo Skuce
Letters:
Leo Skuce

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Full page humourous illo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [main picture of Dixon of the Mounted]
    Dixon of the Mounted
  2. 1. [He won't hurt you mister!]
  3. 2. Dixon of the Mounted
    Dixon of the Mounted
  4. 3. [This hurts me more than it does you!]
  5. 4. The Flight Parade
  6. 5. [Start of a Youthful Romance]
  7. 6. Introducing Thunderfist - The Crime Crusher
    Thunderfist
  8. 7. Oddities
  9. 8. [50 Fountain Pens]
  10. 9. Capt. Red Thortan
    Capt. Red Thortan
  11. 10. [Every dog has his day!]
  12. 11. Personalities
  13. 12. Phoney Laws
  14. 13. The Brain: The Man with the Psychic Mind
    The Brain
  15. 14. [T'was ever thus]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Chris Launder
  • Peter Croome