inside front, inside back and back covers all have ads from various shoe companies depending on who gave the comic away
Originally credited to Jesse Marsh, but a scan of the splashpage shows it to be Tony Sgroi. He is not credited to Gene Autry by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, but he worked for Dell. The faces is enough to see that it is Tony Sgroi. Blinking eye and gaping mouth of the old man, skewed jaw of the girl, and the "angry" face in the window, with high cheekbones and mouth a little down in the corners.