([May?] 1942)

Bell Features, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Bell Features and Publishing Company Limited
Brand:
Bell Features
Editing:
?
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

Issue Notes

Indicia lists as being published by "Bell Features & Publishing Company Limited". No date given, date of May guessed at due to onsale date in ad for Wow Comics.


[Dixon of the Mounted and Lad with small pictures of the other characters] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Adrian Dingle?
Inks:
Adrian Dingle?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dixon of the Mounted; Lad; The Brain; Captain Red Thortan; Thunderfist; Active Jim

Club News & Views (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset; ?

Synopsis:
Letters from, and names and addresses of, Active Club members.

Indexer Notes

Half typeset, half handlettered. Indicia on this page.

[Corporal Dixon goes in search of Ruth Barton...] (Table of Contents)

Dixon of the Mounted / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Theodore Steele [as T.A. Steele]
Pencils:
Theodore Steele [as T.A. Steele]
Inks:
Theodore Steele [as T.A. Steele]
Letters:
Theodore Steele [as T.A. Steele]?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dixon of the Mounted; Ruth Barton

On The Road (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. O'Henly
Pencils:
J. O'Henly
Inks:
J. O'Henly
Letters:
J. O'Henly

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
Cartoons about cars.

The Noodle (Table of Contents)

The Noodle / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ross Saakel [as Saakel]
Pencils:
Ross Saakel [as Saakel]
Inks:
Ross Saakel [as Saakel]
Letters:
Ross Saakel [as Saakel]

Genre:
humour
Characters:
The Noodle

[Ad for Triumph Comics] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Famous Sport Incidents (Table of Contents)

Famous Sport Incidents / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Cooper (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[Crash Carson Ad] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Crash Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Return of the Mummy Man (Table of Contents)

The Brain / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Brain; Mummy Man

Active Jim's Monthly Message (Table of Contents)

Active Jim / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Active Jim's Monthly Message for the Active Comics Club.

Indexer Notes

Mentions year 1942.

The Flight Parade (Table of Contents)

The Flight Parade / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Andre Jacques Garnerin; Napoleon

[Ad for Dime Comics] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rex Baxter / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Active Comics (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Winners of the Scout Starr contest.

What Would You Do? (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Contest. What would you do if you had a snake in the house? Prizes are original art from the comic.

[Ad for Model Plane] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Active Jim (Table of Contents)

Active Jim / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ross Saakel
Pencils:
Ross Saakel
Inks:
Ross Saakel
Letters:
Ross Saakel?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Active Jim
Synopsis:
Active Jim plays baseball and rescues a girl by pitching a ball and knocking a guy out.

Capt. "Red" Thortan (Table of Contents)

Capt. "Red" Thortan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Cooper
Pencils:
Al Cooper
Inks:
Al Cooper
Letters:
Al Cooper?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Capt. Red Thortan; Miss Powell
Synopsis:
Red and Miss Powell are saved by British soldiers, then Red goes back after the Japanese.

[Ad for Joke Comics] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Thunderfist (Table of Contents)

Thunderfist / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
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
Synopsis:
Thunderfist rescues sea planes and ships from sea serpents made by Nazi Scientists.

["Everyone likes to read comics!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[Ad for The Standard Book of Formulas] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Dixon of the Mounted and Lad with small pictures of the other characters]
    Dixon of the Mounted
  2. 1. Club News & Views
  3. 2. [Corporal Dixon goes in search of Ruth Barton...]
    Dixon of the Mounted
  4. 3. On The Road
  5. 4. The Noodle
    The Noodle
  6. 5. [Ad for Triumph Comics]
  7. 6. Famous Sport Incidents
    Famous Sport Incidents
  8. 7. [Crash Carson Ad]
    Crash Carson
  9. 8. The Return of the Mummy Man
    The Brain
  10. 9. Active Jim's Monthly Message
    Active Jim
  11. 10. The Flight Parade
    The Flight Parade
  12. 11. [Ad for Dime Comics]
    Rex Baxter
  13. 12. Active Comics
  14. 13. What Would You Do?
  15. 14. [Ad for Model Plane]
  16. 15. Active Jim
    Active Jim
  17. 16. Capt. "Red" Thortan
    Capt. "Red" Thortan
  18. 17. [Ad for Joke Comics]
  19. 18. Thunderfist
    Thunderfist
  20. 19. ["Everyone likes to read comics!"]
  21. 20. [Ad for The Standard Book of Formulas]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Chris Launder
  • Peter Croome