([July 1942?])

Bell Features, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Colonial Distributors Bell Features
Editing:
Cy Bell?
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

No date given in comic. Month and year guessed at based on previous and next issue.


[Dixon on a motorcycle] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Murray Karn (signed)
Inks:
Murray Karn (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dixon of the Mounted

["They would transfer me to a park with a church in it!"] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mickey Owens (signed)
Pencils:
Mickey Owens (signed)
Inks:
Mickey Owens (signed)
Letters:
Mickey Owens (signed)

Genre:
humour

["3 desperate Nazis emerge from the sea..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dixon of the Mounted

Indexer Notes

Story concluded in ACTIVE COMICS #7.

[What Would You Do? Contest Winners] (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Small illo of a bear.

["No! No! Miss Brent just your initials..."] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mickey Owens (signed)
Pencils:
Mickey Owens (signed)
Inks:
Mickey Owens (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

["Hurry it up 'Monk'..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ross Saakel (signed) [as Saakel]
Pencils:
Ross Saakel (signed) [as Saakel]
Inks:
Ross Saakel (signed) [as Saakel]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Active Jim

Paratroops (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[Ad for Joke Comics] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mel Crawford (signed) [as Crawford]
Inks:
Mel Crawford (signed) [as Crawford]
Letters:
?

The Adventure of the Diamond Thieves (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Leo Bachell (credited)
Pencils:
Leo Bachell (signed)
Inks:
Leo Bachell (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Brain

Club News & Views (Table of Contents)

Active Jim's Club / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset; ?

Characters:
Active Jim

Indexer Notes

Typeset and handlettered.

[Ad for Triumph Comics] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
Includes reproduction of cover of Triumph Comics #9 by Adrian Dingle. Mentions "Tang" by Rene Kulbach.

["Grumman 'Vengeance USA'"] (Table of Contents)

Fighting Aircraft / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Scotty Macdonald (credited)
Pencils:
Al Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Al Cooper (signed)
Letters:
?

[Free Prize Contest] (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Contest to identify heads/helmets and military outfits.

[Ad for Book] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for biography of R.B. Bennett (Canadian politician) by Andrew D. Maclean.

[Ad for Dime Comics] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
Ad for Dime Comics, with Rex Baxter on the cover of Dime Comics #6 by Edmond Good (signed E.G.).

["Synopsis: Boarding a Chinese junk which they thought was marooned..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Al Cooper (credited)
Pencils:
Al Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Al Cooper (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Red Thortan

[Ad for Wow Comics] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)


Synopsis:
Includes small illo of the cover of Wow Comics #9 by Edmond Good. Mentions that comic has been reduced from 15 cents to 10 cents.

["While the mysterious moon brightens the peaceful night sky..."] (Table of Contents)

Thunderfist / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmund Legault (credited) [as E.T. Legault]
Pencils:
Murray Karn (signed)
Inks:
Murray Karn (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Thunderfist

Tanks (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Cooper (credited)
Pencils:
Al Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Al Cooper (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[Ad for Dizzy Don Detective] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
Text states "Don't Miss The New Comic Book".

Bombing Techniques (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mel Crawford (signed) [as Crawford]
Pencils:
Mel Crawford (signed) [as Crawford]
Inks:
Mel Crawford (signed) [as Crawford]
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Increase Your Library"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for books from Transcanada Mail Order Co.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Dixon on a motorcycle]
    Dixon of the Mounted
  2. 1. ["They would transfer me to a park with a church in it!"]
  3. 2. ["3 desperate Nazis emerge from the sea..."]
    Dixon of the Mounted
  4. 3. [What Would You Do? Contest Winners]
  5. 4. ["No! No! Miss Brent just your initials..."]
  6. 5. ["Hurry it up 'Monk'..."]
    Active Jim
  7. 6. Paratroops
  8. 7. [Ad for Joke Comics]
  9. 8. The Adventure of the Diamond Thieves
    The Brain
  10. 9. Club News & Views
    Active Jim's Club
  11. 10. [Ad for Triumph Comics]
  12. 11. ["Grumman 'Vengeance USA'"]
    Fighting Aircraft
  13. 12. [Free Prize Contest]
  14. 13. [Ad for Book]
  15. 14. [Ad for Dime Comics]
  16. 15. ["Synopsis: Boarding a Chinese junk which they thought was marooned..."]
    Capt. Red Thortan
  17. 16. [Ad for Wow Comics]
  18. 17. ["While the mysterious moon brightens the peaceful night sky..."]
    Thunderfist
  19. 18. Tanks
  20. 19. [Ad for Dizzy Don Detective]
  21. 20. Bombing Techniques
  22. 21. ["Increase Your Library"]
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  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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