([Aug] 1944)

Standard, 1944 Series
 
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
132
On-sale date:
1944-06-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Editorial Art Syndicate - Wm. H. Wise & Co. Inc. Publishers
Editing:
Ned Pines
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Inside front and inside back covers are blank.

Copyright information was found in the Library of Congress online archive for this issue. The copyright date is listed as June 5th 1944. In addition, one cover was seen with a written date of June 9th, which aligns closely with the copyright date. Comics by this publisher with June copyright dates would usually be labeled with an August cover date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Zudo; Brad Spencer--Wonderman; Perky; Cactus Cal / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Origin of Wonderman] (Table of Contents)

Brad Spencer--Wonderman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wonderman [Brad Spencer] (introduction, origin); Carol Paige (introduction, origin); Reinach (villain); other Nazi spies (villains, introductions)

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Wonderman. He appears next in the subsequent story in this issue, then in MYSTERY COMICS #1.

[The Aggressotone Gas] (Table of Contents)

Brad Spencer--Wonderman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wonderman [Brad Spencer]; Dr. Hanscom (villain, introduction); Hogan (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Wonderman appears next in MYSTERY COMICS #1.

[Oh, oh!] (Table of Contents)

Swifty Smith / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Williams
Pencils:
Don Williams
Inks:
Don Williams
Colors:
Don Williams
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Swifty Smith (first appearance)

Wisdom of the Ages (Table of Contents)

Perky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Levin
Pencils:
Ben Levin
Inks:
Ben Levin
Colors:
Ben Levin
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Perky (the Quiz Pig, first appearance, only appearance)

[The Origin of Zudo] (Table of Contents)

Zudo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Zudo [Knight] (introduction, origin); Professor Knight (Zudo's father, introduction, death); Mrs. Knight (Zudo's mother; introduction, death); Ingas (introduction); Randuzzis (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Zudo. He appears next in the subsequent story in this issue, then in MYSTERY COMICS #1.

[The Ivory Hunter] (Table of Contents)

Zudo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Zudo [Knight]; Everett Henderson (villain, introduction, death); Alice Henderson (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Zudo appears next in MYSTERY COMICS #1.

[And why did you have to horn into this picture?] (Table of Contents)

Cactus Cal / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William Hudson
Inks:
William Hudson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cactus Cal (first appearance, only appearance)

[On yer feet, Chimp!] (Table of Contents)

Chimp the Champ / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chimp (first appearance, only appearance)

[Origin of the Magnet] (Table of Contents)

Magnet / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Good
Inks:
Ed Good
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Magnet [Grant Halford] (introduction, origin); Debby (introduction); The Crimson Conqueror [Hacher] (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Magnet. He appears next in the subsequent story in this issue, then in MYSTERY COMICS #1.

[Return of the Crimson Conqueror] (Table of Contents)

Magnet / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Good
Inks:
Ed Good
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Magnet [Grant Halford]; Crimson Conqueror (villain)

Indexer Notes

The Magnet appears next in MYSTERY COMICS #1.

[Gosh, Poco, we never have been on the other side of the lake--] (Table of Contents)

Pancho and Poco / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Ushler
Inks:
John Ushler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pancho (first appearance, only appearance); Poco (first appearance, only appearance)

["There's a craft comin' in from Alaska, boys!"] (Table of Contents)

Pa Tucket / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Turner
Inks:
Gil Turner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pa Tucket (first appearance; only appearance)

[It's gas attack practice, Battleship!] (Table of Contents)

Battleship the Wag / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Max Plaisted
Pencils:
Max Plaisted
Inks:
Max Plaisted
Colors:
Max Plaisted
Letters:
?

Characters:
Battleship (a dog, first appearance, only appearance)

[The Coming of the Silver Knight] (Table of Contents)

Silver Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Isaacs
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
Everett Kinstler
Colors:
Leo Isaacs
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Silver Knight [Briane] (introduction, origin); Tarna (introduction); Brian's father (introduction); the Deathless Druid (introduction); Vorkal (villain, introduction); King Arthur (guest-star); Gawain (guest-star)

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Silver Knight. He appears next in the subsequent story in this issue, then in MYSTERY COMICS #1.

[The Giant of Mount St. Michel] (Table of Contents)

Silver Knight / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Isaacs
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
Everett Kinstler
Colors:
Leo Isaacs
Letters:
?

Characters:
Silver Knight [Briane]; Vorkal (villain); Golmyr (villain, introduction, death); King Arthur (guest-star); Deathless Druid (guest-star)

Indexer Notes

The Silver Knight appears next in MYSTERY COMICS #1.

[A letter for you, Pip!] (Table of Contents)

Pip the Penguin / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Loeb
Pencils:
Tony Loeb
Inks:
Tony Loeb
Colors:
Tony Loeb
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pip the Penguin (first appearance, only appearance)

[How will I get in?] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
E. Smith
Inks:
E. Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Wilbur (first appearance, only appearance)

[Introducing Chips] (Table of Contents)

Chips / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
Ken Battefield
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Chips (a K-9 dog, first appearance, origin, only appearance)

[Not a thing in the ice box!] (Table of Contents)

Iglik the Eskimo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William Martin
Inks:
William Martin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Iglik (first appearance, only appearance)

[Gwan! Keep goin', flatfoot!] (Table of Contents)

Red, Bloodhound Detective / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mo Weiss? [as M. W.]
Inks:
Mo Weiss? [as M. W.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Red (first appearance, only appearance)

Indexer Notes

Art credits supplied by Gary Watson, March 2008.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Zudo; Brad Spencer--Wonderman; Perky; Cactus Cal
  2. 1. [The Origin of Wonderman]
    Brad Spencer--Wonderman
  3. 2. [The Aggressotone Gas]
    Brad Spencer--Wonderman
  4. 3. [Oh, oh!]
    Swifty Smith
  5. 4. Wisdom of the Ages
    Perky
  6. 5. [The Origin of Zudo]
    Zudo
  7. 6. [The Ivory Hunter]
    Zudo
  8. 7. [And why did you have to horn into this picture?]
    Cactus Cal
  9. 8. [On yer feet, Chimp!]
    Chimp the Champ
  10. 9. [Origin of the Magnet]
    Magnet
  11. 10. [Return of the Crimson Conqueror]
    Magnet
  12. 11. [Gosh, Poco, we never have been on the other side of the lake--]
    Pancho and Poco
  13. 12. ["There's a craft comin' in from Alaska, boys!"]
    Pa Tucket
  14. 13. [It's gas attack practice, Battleship!]
    Battleship the Wag
  15. 14. [The Coming of the Silver Knight]
    Silver Knight
  16. 15. [The Giant of Mount St. Michel]
    Silver Knight
  17. 16. [A letter for you, Pip!]
    Pip the Penguin
  18. 17. [How will I get in?]
    Wilbur
  19. 18. [Introducing Chips]
    Chips
  20. 19. [Not a thing in the ice box!]
    Iglik the Eskimo
  21. 20. [Gwan! Keep goin', flatfoot!]
    Red, Bloodhound Detective
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John Censullo
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jan Roar Hansen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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