(February 13, 1964)

George A. Pflaum, 1946 Series
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Volume:
19
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Every two weeks during the school year.
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Geo. A. Pflaum, Publisher, Inc.
Editing:
Berry Reece Jr. (editor); Roberta M. Klosterman (assistant editor); Victor Keuping (art director)
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S., Later Standard Silver Age U.S., Later Still Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Lent (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
religious

Indexer Notes

wraparound cover

Our Lenten Cover (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Berry Reece Jr. (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
religious
Synopsis:
A text article from the editor about Lent and what the single grain of wheat depicted on the cover signifies.

Indexer Notes

top-half of page

Valentine's Day Puzzzle (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Dan Cupid
Synopsis:
Dann Cupid has six arrows and wants to score exactly 100 points. What numbers will he have to hit on the heart shaped target? The point values on the concentric shaped hearts are 14, 12, 32, 18 and 48. Also, a Valentine maze. Can you get to the heart in the center of the maze?

Indexer Notes

bottom-half of page

["Little Tony Laport a pop singer!"] (Table of Contents)

Chuck White and His Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Pine (credited)
Pencils:
Fran Matera (signed)
Inks:
Fran Matera (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chuck White; Tony (Sourdough Tony) Laport; Kitty; Vince Magee;
Synopsis:
Chuck has come to New York City seeking Tony Laport, who has written him for help. He finds him headlining a mid-town theater as a pop singer named Sourdough Tony and has hundreds of screaming fans lined up to see him perform. Tony tells Chuck he wants him as his business manager to make sure the Broadway leeches don't bleed him dry. He doesn't trust his current manager, Vince Magee.

Presidential Parallel 1860 1960 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Inks:
Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography; historical
Characters:
Abraham Lincoln; John F. Kennedy; Mary Todd Lincoln; Jacqueline Kennedy; Gen. Isaac Dutton Barnard; Ted Kennedy; F.W. Lincoln; John E. Fitzgerald; Levi Lincoln; Robert Kennedy; Stephen Douglas; Richard Nixon; Willie Lincoln; Tad Lincoln; Caroline Kennedy; John Kennedy Jr.; Robert Todd Lincoln; Joseph P. Kennedy; Major Henry Rathbone; John Wilkes Booth; Lee Harvey Oswald; Andrew Johnson; Lyndon Baines Johnson
Synopsis:
A look at the remarkable parallels in the life of Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy.

Pullman's Pioneer The Story of the First Pullman Sleeper (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Hironaka (signed)
Inks:
Pete Hironaka (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
George Pullman
Synopsis:
A look at Pullman sleeping cars and how they came to be developed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Father Mac's Letter / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Father Leon McKenzie
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
religious

Indexer Notes

Text article with two accompanying illustrations.

The Great Seal of the United States (Table of Contents)

Our Heritage / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Benjamin Franklin
Synopsis:
A look at the Great Seal of the United States, what its features represent and how it is used in government.

["What's the fat boy champ of?"] (Table of Contents)

The Champ Out West / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Moss (credited)
Pencils:
Frank Borth (signed)
Inks:
Frank Borth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Frumson (The Champ) Wooters; Sandy; June; Grogan;
Synopsis:
Short and fat and dressed in a Swiss mountain outfit, Cousin Frumson doesn't meet with anyone's expectations of what a "champ" looks like. The ranch workers make fun of him behind his back and figure he must be good at eating, judging by the size of the boy, until they see him lift a heavy bag like it was full of feathers. He changes into a cowboy outfit, which is just as comical as his Swiss outfit. He and June come across Grogan abusing a burro. He tries his hand at taming the burro and succeeds, which gets Grogan upset. To play a trick on Frumson, they put him up on Old Thunder.

["What the...?"] (Table of Contents)

1976 Pettigrew for President / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Berry Reece (credited)
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Inks:
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tim Pettigrew; Bart Blatt; Joey Blatt; Angie Blatt; Mary Jane Blatt
Synopsis:
The Blatt's open the door and find their "missing" children. They weren't kidnapped, they just ran away from grandma to be with their parents. The news that Pettigrew will run for president is announced and a fanatical man in Centre City watches the news on TV and is furious. He vows that Pettigrew will never become president. As Pettigrew and his party approach the state capitol, the fanatic hides behind a marble column with a gun in his hand and points it at Pettigrew.

Indexer Notes

The theme of political assassination in American politics comes less than 3 months after the assassination of President John Kennedy.

Golf (Table of Contents)

Origin of Sports / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Coach Weepy Heffalump; Tiny
Synopsis:
A look at the history of golf, starting with the Romans and the various forms the game has taken throughout its history.
Keywords:
brassie; choule; cleek; driver; gutta perch; kolf; kulban; links; Paganica; putter; sand iron; spoon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ali / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Townsend (signed)
Inks:
Marvin Townsend (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ali

Indexer Notes

Pantomime gag strip told in six panels.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lent
  2. 1. Our Lenten Cover
  3. 2. Valentine's Day Puzzzle
  4. 3. ["Little Tony Laport a pop singer!"]
    Chuck White and His Friends
  5. 4. Presidential Parallel 1860 1960
  6. 5. Pullman's Pioneer The Story of the First Pullman Sleeper
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Father Mac's Letter
  8. 7. The Great Seal of the United States
    Our Heritage
  9. 8. ["What's the fat boy champ of?"]
    The Champ Out West
  10. 9. ["What the...?"]
    1976 Pettigrew for President
  11. 10. Golf
    Origin of Sports
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Ali
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Larry Miller
  • Warren Zeigler
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Rick Schindler
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ken Kwilinski
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kelly Langston-Smith