([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)

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


Characters:
Nelvana; Adolf Hitler
Reprints:
  • from Triumph Comics (Bell Features, 1942 series) #? [cover, with Nelvana vs. Hitler]

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)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
J. Tremblay
Inks:
J. Tremblay
Letters:
J. Tremblay?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Crash Carson
Synopsis:
Ad for Crash Carson in Wow Comics. Onsale date, May 30th.

Indexer Notes

Art appears to be original for ad, not reprint of panel from comic.

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)

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

Script:
Edmond Good
Pencils:
Edmond Good
Inks:
Edmond Good
Letters:
Edmond Good

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rex Baxter
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

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)

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)

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)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Wow, Dime, Active, Triumph and Joke Comics.

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

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
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Chris Launder
  • Peter Croome