(July 1939)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (Managing Editor); Sheldon Mayer (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
William Smith
Inks:
William Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Keywords:
United States Army; United States flag; United States Marine Corps; United States Navy

[Marjorie Gestring, Johnny Vander Meer & Cornelius Warmerdam] (Table of Contents)

All-American Champs / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walter Galli (signed) [as WG]
Inks:
Walter Galli (signed) [as WG]
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

[Shipyard Sabotage] (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William Smith
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Doris West
Synopsis:
The boys investigate sabotage attempts at Pearl Harbor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers; Daisybelle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gene Byrnes

Trapped (Table of Contents)

Ben Webster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edwin Alger

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • newspaper reprints

Indexer Notes

printed in red and black only

Ben's Arrest (Table of Contents)

Ben Webster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edwin Alger

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • newspaper reprints

Indexer Notes

printed in red and black only

Charges Withdrawn (Table of Contents)

Ben Webster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edwin Alger

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • newspaper reprints

Indexer Notes

printed in red and black only

The Strange Invention (Table of Contents)

Ben Webster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edwin Alger

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • newspaper reprints

Indexer Notes

printed in red and black only

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Believe It or Not / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert L. Ripley
Pencils:
Robert L. Ripley
Inks:
Robert L. Ripley
Letters:
Robert L. Ripley

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • Newspaper reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Always Belittlin'; Skippy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Percy Crosby
Pencils:
Percy Crosby
Inks:
Percy Crosby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Percy Crosby

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Real Magic to Mystify Your Friends / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent
Inks:
A. W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
A. W. Nugent

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bobby Thatcher / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Reprints:
  • newpaper reprints

Indexer Notes

red and black only

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers; Daisybelle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gene Byrnes

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwina Dumm
Pencils:
Edwina Dumm
Inks:
Edwina Dumm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • newspaper reprints

Indexer Notes

credits corrected 10/04

The Wortle Baby (Table of Contents)

Toonerville Folks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fontaine Fox
Pencils:
Fontaine Fox
Inks:
Fontaine Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fontaine Fox

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

Truman the Terrible (Table of Contents)

Toonerville Folks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fontaine Fox
Pencils:
Fontaine Fox
Inks:
Fontaine Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fontaine Fox

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[Mail Flight] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon L. Blummer

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Prop Wash; Ikky Tinker
Synopsis:
Prop crashes in the mountains and Hop and Ikky have to go rescue him.

The Mystery Men of Mars Part 4 (Table of Contents)

Adventures in the Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Claudy
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ted Dolliver; Alan Kane

Indexer Notes

credits corrected 11/04 by Bob Hughes, from Craig Delich and Jerry Bails

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edwin Alger

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers; Daisybelle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gene Byrnes

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

Lesson in Blood Part One (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Loring Dowst
Pencils:
Ben Flinton
Inks:
Ben Flinton
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Text w/illo

Grandma. Who Don't See Very Well (Table of Contents)

Toonerville Folks / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fontaine Fox
Pencils:
Fontaine Fox
Inks:
Fontaine Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fontaine Fox

Reprints:
  • newspaper reprints

Indexer Notes

in red and black

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Real Magic to Mystify Your Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent
Inks:
A. W. Nugent
Colors:
?
Letters:
A. W. Nugent

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Always Belittlin'; Skippy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Percy Crosby
Pencils:
Percy Crosby
Inks:
Percy Crosby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Percy Crosby

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Believe It or Not / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert L. Ripley
Pencils:
Robert L. Ripley
Inks:
Robert L. Ripley
Letters:
Robert L. Ripley

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[The Plot against Spot] (Table of Contents)

Spot Savage / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

in red and black

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers; Daisybelle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gene Byrnes

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Newspaper reprint

[Dinnertime] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Scribbly; Ma Hunkel; Huey Hunkel; Herman Hunkel; Gus Hunkel; Hank Hunkel; Sisty Hunkel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wiley of West Point / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lt. Richard Rick
Pencils:
Lt. Richard Rick
Inks:
Lt. Richard Rick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lt. Richard Rick

Genre:
adventure

MOVIE COMICS No. 4 July 1939 (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red, White and Blue
  2. 1. [Marjorie Gestring, Johnny Vander Meer & Cornelius Warmerdam]
    All-American Champs
  3. 2. [Shipyard Sabotage]
    Red, White and Blue
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers; Daisybelle
  6. 5. Trapped
    Ben Webster
  7. 6. Ben's Arrest
    Ben Webster
  8. 7. Charges Withdrawn
    Ben Webster
  9. 8. The Strange Invention
    Ben Webster
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Always Belittlin'; Skippy
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Real Magic to Mystify Your Friends
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Bobby Thatcher
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers; Daisybelle
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tippie
  17. 16. The Wortle Baby
    Toonerville Folks
  18. 17. Truman the Terrible
    Toonerville Folks
  19. 18. [Mail Flight]
    Hop Harrigan
  20. 19. The Mystery Men of Mars Part 4
    Adventures in the Unknown
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Tippie
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers; Daisybelle
  24. 23. Lesson in Blood Part One
    Jimmy Stone
  25. 24. Grandma. Who Don't See Very Well
    Toonerville Folks
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Real Magic to Mystify Your Friends
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Always Belittlin'; Skippy
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  29. 28. [The Plot against Spot]
    Spot Savage
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers; Daisybelle
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff; Cicero's Cat
  32. 31. [Dinnertime]
    Scribbly
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Wiley of West Point
  34. 33. MOVIE COMICS No. 4 July 1939
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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