(April 1948)

Novelty Press, 1945 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
The Premium Group of Comics
Brand:
Premium / PG
Editing:
Robert D. Wheeler (editor and general manager); Jane Spaulding Nye (managing editor); Phillip E. Moonan (assistant manager); Mel Cummin (art director); Al Fago (art consultant)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard golden age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Full publisher name is: The Premium Group of Comics, a Division of The Premium Service Co. Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Neddy Bear / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Fago (signed)
Inks:
Al Fago (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Friskytown News / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (header)
Inks:
? (header)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

["Where do you think you're goin', runt?"] (Table of Contents)

Neddy Bear / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fago
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

["How could your pop tell he was going to a quack doctor??"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.89 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

4 cartoons.

["What's the best way to tell..."] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

2 cartoons.

["Introducing -- Buttie and Boobie"] (Table of Contents)

Buttie and Boobie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Eureka! Here it is!"] (Table of Contents)

Frosty and Gabbie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marty Taras (signed)
Inks:
Marty Taras (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

["Heh, Heh! I'm not afraid of a bear..."] (Table of Contents)

Pidgy and the Magic Paint / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harold Abbey (signed)
Inks:
Harold Abbey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Rootitoot (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (header)
Inks:
? (header)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

["Professor is spelled with only one F!!!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Milt Hammer
Pencils:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks:
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

4 cartoons.

["My goodness, I never knew all these famous people looked like me!!"] (Table of Contents)

Spunky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as JCA]
Inks:
? [as JCA]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Spunky Kangaroo
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

JCA stands for the Jason Comic Art studio.

["Icicle! What on Earth are you trying to make now?"] (Table of Contents)

Icicle Ike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Fago (signed)
Inks:
Al Fago (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Onesy -- Twosy -- Threesy!"] (Table of Contents)

Tick, Tack and Toe / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Jason Comic Art)
Inks:
? (Jason Comic Art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Neddy Bear
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Friskytown News
  3. 2. ["Where do you think you're goin', runt?"]
    Neddy Bear
  4. 3. ["How could your pop tell he was going to a quack doctor??"]
  5. 4. ["What's the best way to tell..."]
  6. 5. ["Introducing -- Buttie and Boobie"]
    Buttie and Boobie
  7. 6. ["Eureka! Here it is!"]
    Frosty and Gabbie
  8. 7. ["Heh, Heh! I'm not afraid of a bear..."]
    Pidgy and the Magic Paint
  9. 8. Rootitoot
  10. 9. ["Professor is spelled with only one F!!!"]
  11. 10. ["My goodness, I never knew all these famous people looked like me!!"]
    Spunky
  12. 11. ["Icicle! What on Earth are you trying to make now?"]
    Icicle Ike
  13. 12. ["Onesy -- Twosy -- Threesy!"]
    Tick, Tack and Toe
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Van Dore