(Winter 1946)

U. S. Camera, 1944 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
U. S. Camera Publishing Corporation
Brand:
A U. S. Camera Publication
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Linda Lens / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gus Schrotter ?
Inks:
Alex Blum ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Linda Lens

Indexer Notes

Art ID from scan at DCM by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

["Jim Lane... becomes tangled up with a vicious ring of insurance swindlers..."] (Table of Contents)

Jim Lane, Insurance Investigator / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jim Lane (insurance investigator)
Synopsis:
Jim Lane becomes tangled up with a ring of insurance swindlers aboard a freighter that carries a cargo of empty oil drums and killers.

Indexer Notes

Art ID from scan at DCM by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Frederick Scott-Archer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arnold Hicks
Inks:
Arnold Hicks
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography; history
Characters:
Frederick Scott-Archer (mid-19th century discoverer of developing process)

Indexer Notes

Art ID from scan at DCM by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

["It's hard to believe that there's any connection between one missing camera study..."] (Table of Contents)

Art Fenton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gerald Altman (signed)
Inks:
Gerald Altman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Art Fenton (investigator for the Ephraim Tuttle detective agency)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

activity / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The central 16 pages of this issue are a mini rotogravure photography magazine -- articles & photos... no artwork

["Pots of gold at the end of the ordinary news photgrapher's rainbow..."] (Table of Contents)

Linda Lens / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Schrotter
Inks:
Gus Schrotter; Ramona Patenaude ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Linda Lens (star news photographer); Charlie Brandt (city editor of the Daily Journal); Joe Jackson (crooked DA); Shutter Sherman (blackmailer)
Synopsis:
A photographer is killed when he will collect blackmail money from the DA.

Indexer Notes

Art ID from scan at DCM by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. with Ramona Padenaude as an uncertain inker.

["16mm movie cameras take some fine pictures and have many uses..."] (Table of Contents)

The Grey Comet / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Allison
Inks:
Bill Allison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Grey Comet (newsreel cameraman); Greg Davis (actor); Eddie Mitchell (blackmailer)
Synopsis:
A movie actor is a victim of a blackmailer and is saved from comitting suicide by the Gray Comet, and they set a trap for the blackmailer.

Indexer Notes

Art ID from scan at DCM by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and is confirmed by work by him in Target Comics and Blue Circle Comics #2.

["Bob sled racing is a great thrill -- but Kid Click does it the hard way"] (Table of Contents)

Kid Click / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Tomsey
Inks:
Charles Tomsey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Kid Click (now working for The Daily Planet)
Synopsis:
Kid Click is out to get good shots of the bob-sled race.

Indexer Notes

Art ID from scan at DCM by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.