(July 1946)

Chesler / Dynamic, 1945 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
On-sale date:
1946
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Harry A. Chesler, Jr. Publications, Inc.
Brand:
World's Greatest Comics / Harry "A" Chesler Jr.
Editing:
Will Harr ?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Will Harr, rather than Chesler himself, is named as editor in statements of ownership from this period. However, his name is not listed in the issue indicia.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Black Dwarf / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Gattuso
Inks:
Paul Gattuso
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Black Dwarf [Shorty Wilson]

["Dead men tell tales when their crimes are under investigation..."] (Table of Contents)

The Black Dwarf / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Gattuso
Inks:
Paul Gattuso
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Black Dwarf [Shorty Wilson]
Reprints:

["How could the Gay Desperado dodge death long enough..."] (Table of Contents)

Gay Desperado / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Data from Byron at Mile High Comics.

["Scram! Vamoose! Beat it!"] (Table of Contents)

Prehistoric Pete / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Beck
Inks:
Otto Eppers ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pete; Broomjaw; Old Battleaxe; Uncle Joe; Eva

Indexer Notes

Data from Byron at Mile High Comics.

["Poison deaths of children at the public nursery..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Ricca
Inks:
Gus Ricca
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Kitty Kelly; Doctor Cramer; Miss Terrill; Mrs. Rice; Nick Nicotine
Synopsis:
Kitty uncovers a plot by a shady club owner to to switch good meat for bad meat after children under her care come down with ptomaine poisoning.

Indexer Notes

Previous appearance in CAPTAIN FLIGHT COMICS #9 (Four Star)
Originally credited to "Ann Brewster ?", as the only one credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, but the faces and figure movement are matching the work of Ricca on Ibis the Invincible, and his credited story in Strange Terrors #7.

["This is insubordination!"] (Table of Contents)

Giggles / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Beck
Inks:
Otto Eppers ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military

Indexer Notes

2-page centerspread. 3 one-panel gags (military oriented) and one 3-panel gag.

Murder, C.O.D. (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["What's that ahead on the road? Good Heavens!"] (Table of Contents)

Lady Satan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters:
Lady Satan [Marietta Chesler]; The Shadow People; three unnamed children; werewolf (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Lady Satan encounters three children that are under the control of a werewolf who turns them into werewolves and who attack her. She fends them off using her Xanda Powder, the calls up the Shadow People to lead her to the madman responsible so that she can end his reign of terror.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Xanda Powder

Indexer Notes

Previous appearance in Dynamic Comics #3.

Art credits by Craig Delich, courtesy of Mark Heike.

["Burton Strong, scientist, scoffed at Joshua Kendall's prophecy..."] (Table of Contents)

Sky Chief / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sky Chief [Burton Strong]; Linda Hall; Ed McKail; Prince Abdullah Singh
Synopsis:
Sky Chief uses his sky submarine to stop Prince Singh from getting his hands on smuggled jewels.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previous appearance in PUNCH COMICS #11.
Data from Byron at Mile High Comics.

Two Minutes to Doom (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?

Reprints:

["'Honey' Combs, Broadway actress who hasn't had a role..."] (Table of Contents)

Lucky Coyne / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Data from Byron at Mile High Comics.

["The cost of a college football player's suit"] (Table of Contents)

Sports / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Beck
Inks:
Otto Eppers ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; non-fiction; sports
Synopsis:
Humorous illustrations accompany text describing how much a football helmet, jersey, etc., cost.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Dwarf
  2. 1. ["Dead men tell tales when their crimes are under investigation..."]
    The Black Dwarf
  3. 2. ["How could the Gay Desperado dodge death long enough..."]
    Gay Desperado
  4. 3. ["Scram! Vamoose! Beat it!"]
    Prehistoric Pete
  5. 4. ["Poison deaths of children at the public nursery..."]
    Kitty Kelly
  6. 5. ["This is insubordination!"]
    Giggles
  7. 6. Murder, C.O.D.
  8. 7. ["What's that ahead on the road? Good Heavens!"]
    Lady Satan
  9. 8. ["Burton Strong, scientist, scoffed at Joshua Kendall's prophecy..."]
    Sky Chief
  10. 9. Two Minutes to Doom
  11. 10. ["'Honey' Combs, Broadway actress who hasn't had a role..."]
    Lucky Coyne
  12. 11. ["The cost of a college football player's suit"]
    Sports
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