(April 1943)

Columbia, 1942 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Editing:
Vincent Sullivan
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bo
Synopsis:
Bo is chasing a sandwich board displaying sausage and other meats.

["Here's NEWS!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Face / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Joe is now in the U.S. Army and is leaving for camp."] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ham Fisher
Pencils:
Ham Fisher
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Joe Palooka; Ann Howe
Synopsis:
Now in the Army, Joe is sent on a morale-building mission to visit a couple of other camps.

["Hedy arrived in Appledale just in time to see Sparky and Sally drive off..."] (Table of Contents)

Sparky Watts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Boody Rogers
Pencils:
Boody Rogers
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sparky Watts; Doc Static; Slap Happy
Synopsis:
In an effort to win back Hedy, Sparky lets Doc Static bombard him with a new experimental ray that gives him a more magnetic personality.

["Ambushing the advance guard of a pursuing Jap column..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Yank / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tinsley
Pencils:
Frank Tinsley
Inks:
Frank Tinsley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; drama; war
Characters:
Captain Yank; Bonnie
Synopsis:
Captain Yank steals some trucks and ammunition from Japanese forces, but Bonnie is captured by the Japanese as they try to get away with the equipment.

["Bo has been left in the care of a milkman until his folks have settled in the city where they moved--he runs away to find them."] (Table of Contents)

Bo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Beck
Pencils:
Frank Beck
Inks:
Frank Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; drama; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bo; Junior [Bo's owner]
Synopsis:
Bo struggles to find food while waiting for his owners to send for him.

["Laddie has hidden his father's confession which identifies the Hawk..."] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Chan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alfred Andriola
Inks:
Alfred Andriola
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Charlie Chan; Laddie; the Hawk [villain]
Synopsis:
Chan faces danger after discovering the Hawk's identity, as the Hawk plots to kill him and Laddie.

["Among the Anzacs and U.S. Marines who have taken over a tiny but vital island..."] (Table of Contents)

Face / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mart Bailey
Inks:
Mart Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Face [Tony Trent]; Babbling Brooks
Synopsis:
The Face and Brooks are captured by Japanese forces and threatened to tell what they know about U.S. troop locations and plans. They escape and the Face collapses as he reaches an army hospital, where he awakens later to discover that a nurse has his mask and now knows his secret identity.

"Dinky was hired to guard Herman Kop's secret formula..." (Table of Contents)

Dinky Dinkerton / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Huhta
Inks:
Art Huhta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dinky Dinkerton; Sniffy; Herman Kop
Synopsis:
Herman hires Dinky to guard his new, secret formula.

Saga of a Flag (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
The adventures of a U.S. flag in the south pacific theatre, told in first-person perspective by the flag.

["Paris, 1940. Vic Jordan, an american, tries to help Sue Bennett escape jail."] (Table of Contents)

Vic Jordan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Kermit Jadiker [as Paine]; Charles Zerner [as Paine]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Vic Jordan; Sue Bennett
Synopsis:
Vic encounters espionage, spies, and nazi agents while trying to rescue Sue Bennett.

["The Dugans have been renting their spare room without success."] (Table of Contents)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph McEvoy
Pencils:
John Striebel
Inks:
John Striebel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dixie Dugan; Ma Dugan; Pa Dugan
Synopsis:
Dixie and her parents are taken hostage by an unknown couple, who turn out to be a pair of kids who want to elope and are hiding from their parents.

["Somewhere over the Pacific, a powerful army plane plunges toward the hungry sea..."] (Table of Contents)

Skyman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox [as Paul Dean]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney ?
Inks:
Ogden Whitney ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Skyman [Allen Turner]
Synopsis:
Skyman investigates a series of mysterious disappearances of planes and crew in the Pacific ocean.

["Don't miss this complete book!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Joe Palooka / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Free with this offer, 33 power telescope lens kit."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bo
  2. 1. ["Here's NEWS!"]
    The Face
  3. 2. ["Joe is now in the U.S. Army and is leaving for camp."]
    Joe Palooka
  4. 3. ["Hedy arrived in Appledale just in time to see Sparky and Sally drive off..."]
    Sparky Watts
  5. 4. ["Ambushing the advance guard of a pursuing Jap column..."]
    Captain Yank
  6. 5. ["Bo has been left in the care of a milkman until his folks have settled in the city where they moved--he runs away to find them."]
    Bo
  7. 6. ["Laddie has hidden his father's confession which identifies the Hawk..."]
    Charlie Chan
  8. 7. ["Among the Anzacs and U.S. Marines who have taken over a tiny but vital island..."]
    Face
  9. 8. "Dinky was hired to guard Herman Kop's secret formula..."
    Dinky Dinkerton
  10. 9. Saga of a Flag
  11. 10. ["Paris, 1940. Vic Jordan, an american, tries to help Sue Bennett escape jail."]
    Vic Jordan
  12. 11. ["The Dugans have been renting their spare room without success."]
    Dixie Dugan
  13. 12. ["Somewhere over the Pacific, a powerful army plane plunges toward the hungry sea..."]
    Skyman
  14. 13. ["Don't miss this complete book!"]
    Joe Palooka
  15. 14. ["Free with this offer, 33 power telescope lens kit."]
    Metro Publications
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  • Mike Wagner
  • Daniel Thingvold
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