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(Winter 1945)

Consolidated Magazines, 1944 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Consolidated Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
J. A. Ruby

Issue Notes

Statement of ownership gives J. A. Ruby as Publisher.


[The Case of the Skeleton Key] (Table of Contents)

The Key / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walter Johnson (signed)
Inks:
Walter Johnson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Key

The Story of the Skeleton Key (Table of Contents)

The Key / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dr. Varning; the Nazis (villains); a Skeleton Key

Indexer Notes

This is an atomic bomb story. The superhero character on the cover does NOT appear anywhere in this story. All info by Craig Delich (December, 2005).

["Back from war torn Europe"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
Dick Dash

Indexer Notes

Info by Craig Delich (December, 2005).

["Whom shall I say is calling?"] (Table of Contents)

Keylines / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Burton Geller [as Burton] (signed)
Inks:
Burton Geller [as Burton] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

This page is made up of five one-panel cartoons. Information & credits by Craig Delich (December, 2005).

Red Meat for Killers (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Information by Craig Delich (December, 2005).

[Bear Trouble] (Table of Contents)

Eskey and Mo / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Burton Geller [as Burton] (signed)
Inks:
Burton Geller [as Burton] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Eskey; Mo

Indexer Notes

Information & credits by Craig Delich (December, 2005).

Death Takes No Holiday (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Irv Werstein (signed)
Pencils:
Walter Johnson (signed)
Inks:
Walter Johnson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Very violent, bloody, fictional FBI story.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Information & credits by Craig Delich (December, 2005).

Carmen (Table of Contents)

Musical Key Series / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Keywords:
opera

Indexer Notes

Information by Craig Delich (December, 2005).

["Out of the night, from his lair in Guatemala's mountains, rides El Tigre, the..........."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Leary / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Will O' the Wisp [Gale Leary]; Gale's un-named father; El Tirgre (villain); Pedro (villain); Ramon (villain)
Synopsis:
When the bandit El Tigre learns of Gale and her father staying in Gautemala City, he decides to kidnap the man for ransom.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

The title of this feature is Gale Leary, the Will O' the Wisp.

Mechanix Illustrated (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr. and Hoppy the Marvel Bunny / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Case of the Skeleton Key]
    The Key
  2. 1. The Story of the Skeleton Key
    The Key
  3. 2. ["Back from war torn Europe"]
    Dick Dash
  4. 3. ["Whom shall I say is calling?"]
    Keylines
  5. 4. Red Meat for Killers
  6. 5. [Bear Trouble]
    Eskey and Mo
  7. 6. Death Takes No Holiday
  8. 7. Carmen
    Musical Key Series
  9. 8. ["Out of the night, from his lair in Guatemala's mountains, rides El Tigre, the..........."]
    Gale Leary
  10. 9. Mechanix Illustrated
    Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel Jr. and Hoppy the Marvel Bunny
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • David Wilt
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • James Ludwig