(July 1944)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1944-03-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Continental Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Indexed from a copy with "3/3/44" written in pencil on back cover, presumably an on-sale date.


Loaded with Action! (Table of Contents)

Kid Terrific / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais]
Inks:
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Kid Terrific; Jimmie

Crime in the Everglades (Table of Contents)

Kid Terrific and Jimmie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Van Buren
Inks:
Tom Van Buren
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Kid Terrific; Jimmie; Murray Calvin; Louie Barrow
Synopsis:
Murray Calvin, a Broadway columnist hires Kid Terrific (but not Jimmie) to go down to the Florida swamps to investigate a haunted house.

Indexer Notes

Art very similar to his signed story in #6, rather crude faces with an odd cheek line from eye and down.

Hollywood Holiday (Table of Contents)

Boomerang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais]
Inks:
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Boomerang [Captain Lloyd Raleigh]; Diana; Fritz Kurtzer
Synopsis:
Captain Raleigh and Diana are out for a sail when they come across an American submarine, with a German film director in charge of a group of Nazi sympathizers.

["Golly we're goin' faster than a streak of thunder an' lightnin'."] (Table of Contents)

Comics McCormick / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Inks:
Ed Wheelan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Wheelan

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Comics McCormick; Captain Catapult [Tom Manley]
Synopsis:
Comics settles in to read some comics when his sister brings home her new beau, Corporal Tom Manley. In his dreams, Comics quickly recognizes him as Captain Catapult and, together, they capture all the mob bosses in town and take them to the police.

Death on Ice! (Table of Contents)

Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Nina Albright
Inks:
Nina Albright
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Molly O'Moore; Scoop Scanlon; Blake Thompson
Synopsis:
Molly goes on vacation at a ski lodge and runs into Scoop. Together they discover a body frozen in ice.

Indexer Notes

Ken Fitch credit from Jerry Bails' Who's Who.
Albright is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art is very similar to her signed story in #5.

Way of a Rogue (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Melvin Blake

Indexer Notes

Includes two small illustrations.

["This story begins in front of the Dorgan Sawmill, in Splenham County.."] (Table of Contents)

Juggernaut / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Appel [as G. H. Appel]
Inks:
George Appel [as G. H. Appel]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Juggernaut; Gwen Barnes; Roy Lacy
Synopsis:
Juggernaut gets a job at the Dorgan Mill, and then is fired when the guy who runs the mill suspects he might know something about the plan to wreck a train.

["Do you like Terrific Comics"] (Table of Contents)

Continental Magazines / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters:
Captain Aero; Miss Victory; Red Cross; Cat-Man; The Deacon; The Hood; Mr. Nobody; The Gray Mask
Synopsis:
Ad for Aero Comics, Cat-Man Comics and Suspense Comics, with small drawings of the heads of the main characters from each.

Phantom Bridegroom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman
Inks:
Jack Alderman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Dorothy Hamilton; Joe Matthews
Synopsis:
Joe Matthews is killed the day before he is supposed to marry Dorothy Hamilton. She goes to a mental asylum, insisting that Joe keeps calling her.

Indexer Notes

Faces and much black shading are so similar to his signed Jack O'Hara story in Crack Comics # 36 that this is most probably him too.

["Buck 'n Broncho are at it again --- only this time Rajah lends a willing hand ---"] (Table of Contents)

Buck 'n Broncho / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais]
Inks:
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Buck Jordan; Broncho Boyd; Rajah; Lucille Traymore
Synopsis:
Lucille Traymore is crowned Miss America and as soon as the crown is placed on her head, she dies. Buck and Broncho solve the murder thanks to Rajah, their monkey, taking film footage of the murderer disposing of the murder weapon... the crown!
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Loaded with Action!
    Kid Terrific
  2. 1. Crime in the Everglades
    Kid Terrific and Jimmie
  3. 2. Hollywood Holiday
    Boomerang
  4. 3. ["Golly we're goin' faster than a streak of thunder an' lightnin'."]
    Comics McCormick
  5. 4. Death on Ice!
    Molly O'Moore and Scoop Scanlon
  6. 5. Way of a Rogue
  7. 6. ["This story begins in front of the Dorgan Sawmill, in Splenham County.."]
    Juggernaut
  8. 7. ["Do you like Terrific Comics"]
    Continental Magazines
  9. 8. Phantom Bridegroom
  10. 9. ["Buck 'n Broncho are at it again --- only this time Rajah lends a willing hand ---"]
    Buck 'n Broncho
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