(August 1944)

Columbia, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
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Editing:
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Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

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Sparky Watts / cover / 1 page (report information)

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[Standard Art Studios ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Standard Art Studios coupon for an 8x10 photo on double weight paper for only 98 cents. Advertisement appears on inside front cover.

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Joe Palooka / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ham Fisher
Pencils:
Ham Fisher
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Indexer Notes

This is actually a series of one-page stories.

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Skyman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Synopsis:
Skyman flies to Padma Nor's home in the mountains of Tibet to take a break from the war, but is followed by Japanese forces, including a spy who has infiltrated Nor's home.

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

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Synopsis:
Sparky runs into adventure when he goes into town to get some new batteries for Doc's "invisible ray" torch.

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Charlie Chan / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Andriola
Pencils:
Alfred Andriola
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Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Kirk and Sparks come face to face with foreign spies.

[Dean Studios ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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typeset

Indexer Notes

Dean Studios will beautifully enlarge your favorite snapshot, photo, Kodak picture, print, or negative to 5x7 inches if you enclose the coupon and a 3-cent stamp for return mailing.

Aces Back to Back (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Aviation radioman Joe McCloskey survives an encounter with Japanese fighters during a bombing run.

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Captain Yank / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Tinsley
Pencils:
Frank Tinsley
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Characters:
Captain Yank
Synopsis:
Captain Yank seizes control of the locomotive for a Japanese supply train and guides it into a trap set by Chinese guerrillas.

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Dixie Dugan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
J.P. McEvoy
Pencils:
John Striebel
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Synopsis:
Confusion results when Bud Hale asks Dixie for romance advice and she assumes he's in love with Mickey.

A Dog's Life (Table of Contents)

All in a Lifetime / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Beck
Pencils:
Frank Beck
Inks:
Frank Beck
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Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The family dog has to endure having a pipe stuck in his mouth for the sake of a humorous family photo.

[Gold Crown Products ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Receive a simulated birthstone ring for free in exchange for selling five boxes of Gold Crown Spot Remover and Cleaner.

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Vic Jordan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Kermit Jaediker [as Tom Paine]; Charles Zerner [as Tom Paine]
Pencils:
Elmer Wexler
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Genre:
adventure; drama
Synopsis:
Vic sets out to solve the mystery of a murdered British agent who died while assigned to learn how the Nazis get information of Allied convoys.

Indexer Notes

Kermit Jaediker and Charles Zerner combined their writing talents under the pseudonym "Tom Paine."

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Bo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Beck
Pencils:
Frank Beck
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Synopsis:
The new dog is in trouble as usual and is staying with Bo until everything blows over.

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Face / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mart Bailey
Pencils:
Mart Bailey
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Synopsis:
The Face (Tony Trent) engineers a jail-break from a Japanese POW camp.

[Crowell-Collier Publishing Company ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Earn money and prizes for delivering Collier's Magazines in your neighborhood. Advertisement appears on inside back cover.

[Invention Company ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Buy a Wonderscope (two real telescopes in one) and receive a set of red and white signal flags for free. Advertisement appears on outside back cover.

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sparky Watts
  2. 1. [Standard Art Studios ad]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Joe Palooka
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Skyman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Sparky Watts
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Chan
  7. 6. [Dean Studios ad]
  8. 7. Aces Back to Back
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Captain Yank
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Dixie Dugan
  11. 10. A Dog's Life
    All in a Lifetime
  12. 11. [Gold Crown Products ad]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Vic Jordan
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Bo
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Face
  16. 15. [Crowell-Collier Publishing Company ad]
  17. 16. [Invention Company ad]
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  • Daniel Thingvold
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