(1945)

Fox, 1945 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
0.50 USD
Pages:
196
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Chicago Nite Life News, Inc.
Editing:
Victor Fox
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Inside front cover is a table of contents which lists titles for the two Bouncer stories which are not on the splash pages. The page also gives credits (probably fictitious names for all stories) as listed in this index. Indicia states Chicago Nite Life News Inc. Publishers but has blacked out Green Publishing Company on the line between the name and the word "Publishers." Entire contents copyrighted 1945.


36 Complete Features! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor; superhero
Characters:
Joan Mason; Puppeteer; One Round Hogan; Green Mask; Gussie the Gob; Red Robbins; Pussy Katnip

Prison Beneath the Waves (Table of Contents)

Bouncer / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher? [as Lew Howe]
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt? [as Lew Howe]
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt? [as Lew Howe]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Bouncer (last app. in ALL GREAT COMICS #2 (1st series)); Antea; Penny

The Bouncer Meets Himself (Table of Contents)

Bouncer / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher? [as Lew Howe]
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt? [as Lew Howe]
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt? [as Lew Howe]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Bouncer (last appearance); Noel; Antea
Synopsis:
In ancient times Anteas, son of Earth fought against evil in every form. Today he is a statue called the Bouncer

The Underground City of Selura (Table of Contents)

Rocket Kelly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ted Small]
Pencils:
? [as Ted Small]
Inks:
? [as Ted Small]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Patrick (Rocket) Kelly; Sue Andrews
Synopsis:
After landing their rocket-driven Avenger inside a cavern of the weird planet Selura.....

Indexer Notes

by "Ted Small"

The Mystery of the Wanted Loot (Table of Contents)

Joan Mason / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Art Allen]
Pencils:
? [as Art Allen]
Inks:
? [as Art Allen]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
When Joan Mason-girl reporter started out to fulfill her assignment.....

Death Goes To A Party (Table of Contents)

Joan Mason / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Art Allen]
Pencils:
? [as Art Allen]
Inks:
? [as Art Allen]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Joan Mason
Synopsis:
It was an occasion intended for gaiety which becomes a night of grim and terrible tragedy when Death goes to a Party

Showboat In the Sky (Table of Contents)

Puppeteer / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Alex Hope]
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt (signed)
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Puppeteer (app. between BOOK OF COMICS #1 (as Captain V) / ROCKET KELLY #1 (regular series))
Synopsis:
Remember the old-fashioned melodrama on the Mississippi steamboats plying up and down the Mississippi?

Fiddler of Flame (Table of Contents)

Puppeteer / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Alex Hope]
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Puppeteer [Alan Hale]
Synopsis:
The historians say that Nero fiddled while Rome burned.

["In spite of the interference of Boss McVey's mob..."] (Table of Contents)

One Round Hogan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Jo Logan]
Pencils:
? [as Jo Logan]
Inks:
? [as Jo Logan]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
One Round Hogan

["Hm..m! Mr. Hogan, the X-ray shows..."] (Table of Contents)

One Round Hogan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Jo Logan]
Pencils:
? [as Jo Logan]
Inks:
? [as Jo Logan]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
One Round Hogan

["That's Joy. They say that he's not dependable!"] (Table of Contents)

Joy Family / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Sam]
Pencils:
? [as Sam]
Inks:
? [as Sam]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Joy; Pinky (his son)
Synopsis:
A "Blondie" type family

["Is it air conditioned?"] (Table of Contents)

The Joy Family / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal George?
Pencils:
Hal George
Inks:
Hal George
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Joy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Here N' There / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Eagan
Pencils:
Walt Eagan
Inks:
Walt Eagan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
gags

The Pigeons of Death (Table of Contents)

Green Mask / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Mask (last app. in ALL GREAT COMICS #2 (first series))
Synopsis:
Meet Johnny Green whose fury becomes so uncontrollable when he meets the will of the enemies of democracy that he becomes the Green Mask.

["Today is your father's birthday..."] (Table of Contents)

Sis and Junior / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Mac Miller
Pencils:
Mac Miller
Inks:
Mac Miller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Brother and sister sell lemonade

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

This N' That / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Eagan
Pencils:
Walt Eagan
Inks:
Walt Eagan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
one page of gags

Zooming Zoo (Table of Contents)

Loop O'Day / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Pat Regan
Pencils:
Pat Regan
Inks:
Pat Regan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Loop

Indexer Notes

Similar to "Smilin' Jack" adventure & humor story.

["Well, whaddya say, Gus..."] (Table of Contents)

Gussie the Gob / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Moore [as Ab Moore]
Pencils:
Abner Moore [as Ab Moore]
Inks:
Abner Moore [as Ab Moore]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humorous adventures of a Sailor

["I volunteered to take the leading part..."] (Table of Contents)

Gussie the Gob / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Abner Moore [as Ab Moore]
Pencils:
Abner Moore [as Ab Moore]
Inks:
Abner Moore [as Ab Moore]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
humor adventures of a Sailor

The Case of the Artistic Burglar (Table of Contents)

Dick Transom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hap Harris
Pencils:
Hap Harris
Inks:
Hap Harris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Synopsis:
Humor adventures of a heavy set cigar smoking detective

["What do you think of these hula dancers, Pop?"] (Table of Contents)

Dick Transom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hap Harris
Pencils:
Hap Harris
Inks:
Hap Harris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Synopsis:
Humorous adventures of the cigar smoking detective

["I'm Waterman--urp!"] (Table of Contents)

O'Brine Twins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Page
Pencils:
Larry Page
Inks:
Larry Page
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Waterman; Wetmore
Synopsis:
Become supertwins after taking vitamin pills

["The O'Brine Twins have been everywhere..."] (Table of Contents)

O'Brine Twins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Page
Pencils:
Larry Page
Inks:
Larry Page
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wetmore; Waterman

The Schemers (Table of Contents)

Johnny Earthquake / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Tyler
Pencils:
Sid Tyler
Inks:
Sid Tyler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Johnny Earthquake (app. between BOOK OF COMICS #1 / BLUE BEETLE #44)
Synopsis:
Johnny Earthquake who reversed Horace Greeley's advice and went East quickly made the underworld recognize him as a new nemesis of crime.

Prescription For Crime (Table of Contents)

Red Robbins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Rogan
Pencils:
Ron Rogan
Inks:
Ron Rogan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Robbins (last app. in BOOK OF COMICS #1)
Synopsis:
Red Robbins swift and cunning crime-smasher

Nickel Snatchers (Table of Contents)

Red Robbins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Rogan
Pencils:
Ron Rogan
Inks:
Ron Rogan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Red Robbins (next app. in ALL YOUR COMICS #1 (second one-shot))
Synopsis:
Red Robbins a two fisted speedster who has had many encounters the the underworld....

["Maybe we'll go to the canteen tonight."] (Table of Contents)

Mike the M.P. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tod Kay
Pencils:
Tod Kay
Inks:
Tod Kay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The humor adventures of an army Military Policeman.

["Gee, I'd like to get out of here!"] (Table of Contents)

Mike the M.P. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tod Kay
Pencils:
Tod Kay
Inks:
Tod Kay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Humor adventures of an army M. P.

["Huh?" "Hey, men, wait a minute!"] (Table of Contents)

Crime At Number Nine / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Cy King
Pencils:
Cy King
Inks:
Cy King
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
Funny animal detective story

["All right, Red Kamphor..."] (Table of Contents)

Red Kamphor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Little [as Barry]
Pencils:
Frank Little [as Barry]
Inks:
Frank Little [as Barry]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Red Kamphor (a skunk)

["Gosh, Karrots--we'll be killed!"] (Table of Contents)

Karrots / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bud Davis
Pencils:
Bud Davis
Inks:
Bud Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Karrots (a rabbit)

["Don't worry, Goopy..."] (Table of Contents)

Karrots / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bud Davis
Pencils:
Bud Davis
Inks:
Bud Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Our heroine has long held the title..."] (Table of Contents)

Pussy Katnip / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pussy Katnip
Synopsis:
Cafe owner who drinks a vitaminized "catnip" drink and gains superpowers

Safe In a Storm (Table of Contents)

Pussy Katnip / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pussy Katnip

Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents)

Snooky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Snooky (a little girl); Honey Bear
Synopsis:
Bizzare "Alice In Wonderland" story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Minit Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom Canby
Pencils:
Tom Canby
Inks:
Tom Canby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Solve the mystery in a minute

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover is an ad for war bonds. Back cover is blank

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. 36 Complete Features!
  2. 1. Prison Beneath the Waves
    Bouncer
  3. 2. The Bouncer Meets Himself
    Bouncer
  4. 3. The Underground City of Selura
    Rocket Kelly
  5. 4. The Mystery of the Wanted Loot
    Joan Mason
  6. 5. Death Goes To A Party
    Joan Mason
  7. 6. Showboat In the Sky
    Puppeteer
  8. 7. Fiddler of Flame
    Puppeteer
  9. 8. ["In spite of the interference of Boss McVey's mob..."]
    One Round Hogan
  10. 9. ["Hm..m! Mr. Hogan, the X-ray shows..."]
    One Round Hogan
  11. 10. ["That's Joy. They say that he's not dependable!"]
    Joy Family
  12. 11. ["Is it air conditioned?"]
    The Joy Family
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Here N' There
  14. 13. The Pigeons of Death
    Green Mask
  15. 14. ["Today is your father's birthday..."]
    Sis and Junior
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    This N' That
  17. 16. Zooming Zoo
    Loop O'Day
  18. 17. ["Well, whaddya say, Gus..."]
    Gussie the Gob
  19. 18. ["I volunteered to take the leading part..."]
    Gussie the Gob
  20. 19. The Case of the Artistic Burglar
    Dick Transom
  21. 20. ["What do you think of these hula dancers, Pop?"]
    Dick Transom
  22. 21. ["I'm Waterman--urp!"]
    O'Brine Twins
  23. 22. ["The O'Brine Twins have been everywhere..."]
    O'Brine Twins
  24. 23. The Schemers
    Johnny Earthquake
  25. 24. Prescription For Crime
    Red Robbins
  26. 25. Nickel Snatchers
    Red Robbins
  27. 26. ["Maybe we'll go to the canteen tonight."]
    Mike the M.P.
  28. 27. ["Gee, I'd like to get out of here!"]
    Mike the M.P.
  29. 28. ["Huh?" "Hey, men, wait a minute!"]
    Crime At Number Nine
  30. 29. ["All right, Red Kamphor..."]
    Red Kamphor
  31. 30. ["Gosh, Karrots--we'll be killed!"]
    Karrots
  32. 31. ["Don't worry, Goopy..."]
    Karrots
  33. 32. ["Our heroine has long held the title..."]
    Pussy Katnip
  34. 33. Safe In a Storm
    Pussy Katnip
  35. 34. Bubble Trouble
    Snooky
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Minit Mystery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Per Sandell
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Lou Mougin
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