(November 2, 1967)

George A. Pflaum, 1946 Series
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Volume:
23
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Every two weeks during the school year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Geo. A. Pflaum, Publisher, Inc.
Brand:
?
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

Issue Notes

Keywords:
Coast Guard; educational; fact; Roman Catholic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Pete Hironaka
Inks:
Pete Hironaka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Keywords:
Coast Guard; helicopter; shipwreck

Indexer Notes

Front and back covers form a single wraparound illustration.

Backtalk (Table of Contents)

Backtalk / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
James J. Langdon ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
James J. Langdon
Keywords:
Fan art

Indexer Notes

Letters (with responses by the editor) from Joseph Crane, Marie Lange, Susan Bertani, Sheila T., Frances Fitzgerald, Teresa Fitzgerald, Carol Gulser, Linda Kikuchi, Linda Schmidt, Cindy B., Nanci O'Brien, Tim K., "a hunter," Diane Braun, Rusty Frantz, Dale Langdon, Stephen W., Mike Janicki, Dick, Dave, Christopher Demers. Fan art by Frances and Teresa Fitzgerald.

"Search and Rescue" is Their Business (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Helen L. Gillum (credited)
Pencils:
Pete Hironaka (credtited)
Inks:
Pete Hironaka (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Coast Guardsmen; Coast Guard officers; distressed mariners
Synopsis:
The Coast Guard's Search and Rescue service aids civilians and military in any sort of distress on the sea or in bodies of fresh water.
Keywords:
Coast Guard; educational; fact; helicopter; shipwreck

Did You Know? (Table of Contents)

Did You Know? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mario DeMarco
Pencils:
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Inks:
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mario DeMarco ?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Characters:
Wilt Chamberlain; Myron Pottios; Ellis Jones; Maury Wills; Mario DeMarco
Synopsis:
Curious sports facts
Keywords:
Baseball; basketball; football

Father Dunne (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Luke Schafer (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Haines (signed)
Inks:
Bill Haines (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography; religious
Characters:
Father Peter Dunne; Archbishop Glennon; Jimmy; newsboys
Synopsis:
Moved by the plight of young working boys living on the street but too old for orphan homes, Father Dunne works and prays to open a place for them. He works to make it a home rather than an institution, and he aids 6500 boys in his lifetime. The work continues even after he is gone.
Keywords:
Educational; fact; newsboys; orphanage; priest; Roman Catholic; St. Louis

Our Mysterious World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Keywords:
Archaeology; archeology; Stonehenge

Indexer Notes

Article about Stonehenge. Artist's signature is illegible.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
[illegible]; Marvin Townsend; E.B. Wagner; Al Kaufman; A (all signed)
Pencils:
[illegible]; Marvin Townsend; E.B. Wagner; Al Kaufman; A (all signed)
Inks:
[illegible]; Marvin Townsend; E.B. Wagner; Al Kaufman; A (all signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clerk; dog; penguins; tourists; mountain man; Chief Yellow Dog; mother; daughter; friend
Keywords:
Panel cartoon

Indexer Notes

Five panel cartoons

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stan Fine (signed)
Inks:
Stan Fine (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Aliens; kids
Synopsis:
A small alien goes trick-or-treating with the children, unnoticed because everyone assumes he's a kid in an alien costume.
Keywords:
Alien; flying saucer; Halloween; pantomime; trick or treat; wordless

Ginseng -- Root of Riches (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Thomas R. Lane
Pencils:
R. Mathews (signed)
Inks:
R. Mathews (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Sentry
Keywords:
Educational; fact; farming; ginseng

The Mystery of Cockscrow Manor Part V (Table of Contents)

The Mystery of Cockscrow Manor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frances E. Crandall (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama; children; detective-mystery
Characters:
Rick; Rita; Ginger; Wee-Bit; mysterious stranger
Synopsis:
Twins Rick and Rita find a hoard of coins. Wee-Bit examines them, and believes them to be counterfeit. The twins decide to hide them until their father returns, but Wee-Bit spirits the coins away, believing he can hide them better. As Rick falls asleep that night, a mysterious stranger slips into his room.
Keywords:
Counterfeiting; dog; twins

The Bewildering Bear That Wasn't a Bear (Table of Contents)

From Fable to Fact / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Characters:
Scientists; Père David; Père David's friend; hunters; Mrs. Ruth Harkness
Synopsis:
European scientists, hunters, and explorers puzzle over reports of a black-and-white bear-like creature in China, until they finally find a live specimen, name it a panda, and conclude that it is related to raccoons.
Keywords:
China; educational; fact; nature study; panda

["The hit-and-run driver of Dick Moon was wearing a gray hat with a red feather in it."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Matt Christopher (credited)
Pencils:
Fran Matera (credited)
Inks:
Fran Matera (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Chuck White; Sam; Sister; Mr. Searles; Sheriff Casey
Synopsis:
Chuck is convinced that the substitute teacher is a hit-and-run driver, and acts belligerently until the real culprit is caught. Chuck apologizes and gets off to a good start in the football game. But the crowd forgets his touchdown when he fumbles in the fourth quarter.
Keywords:
Football; hit and run

TC Puzzle Page (Table of Contents)

TC Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
Bill Walsh (signed)
Colors:
Bill Walsh (signed)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Fisherman; Indians; witch
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Backtalk
    Backtalk
  3. 2. "Search and Rescue" is Their Business
  4. 3. Did You Know?
    Did You Know?
  5. 4. Father Dunne
  6. 5. Our Mysterious World
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Trick or Treat
  9. 8. Ginseng -- Root of Riches
  10. 9. The Mystery of Cockscrow Manor Part V
    The Mystery of Cockscrow Manor
  11. 10. The Bewildering Bear That Wasn't a Bear
    From Fable to Fact
  12. 11. ["The hit-and-run driver of Dick Moon was wearing a gray hat with a red feather in it."]
    Chuck White and His Friends
  13. 12. TC Puzzle Page
    TC Puzzle Page
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