(November 1939)

Standard, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1939-09-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Ned Pines
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
12" x 9"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 429047.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Adventures of the Red Mask / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Red Mask; Silly Willie; Peggy Wow; Jigger; Happy; Pappy

[Introducing the Red Mask] (Table of Contents)

The Red Mask / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Red Mask (introduction) ; Robert Fear (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

The Red Mask is the first known published African-American comic book masked hero.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Happy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kin Platt
Pencils:
Kin Platt
Inks:
Kin Platt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Happy (introduction); Pappy (introduction, dog)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silly Willie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Loy Byrnes [as Roy B. Nyles] (anagram)
Pencils:
Loy Byrnes [as Roy B. Nyles] (anagram)
Inks:
Loy Byrnes [as Roy B. Nyles] (anagram)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Professor Flago tells the future] (Table of Contents)

Happy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kin Platt
Pencils:
Kin Platt
Inks:
Kin Platt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[I'm just dying to take you thru the studio!] (Table of Contents)

Peggy Wow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Mc Gill
Pencils:
Ray Mc Gill
Inks:
Ray Mc Gill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Peggy Wow (introduction)

[Now playing: Buck Bones, "Desert Dust"] (Table of Contents)

Happy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kin Platt
Pencils:
Kin Platt
Inks:
Kin Platt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Chab of the Jungle (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Capt. Kerry McRoberts
Letters:
Typeset

[I sure do enjoy these nights out with the old gang] (Table of Contents)

Pop's Night Out / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Dorgan
Pencils:
Dick Dorgan
Inks:
Dick Dorgan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Well--well--Mrs. Van Snoot..."] (Table of Contents)

Happy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kin Platt
Pencils:
Kin Platt
Inks:
Kin Platt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[It sure is hard paddlin' a boat this way] (Table of Contents)

Jigger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jigger (introduction)

[Danger] (Table of Contents)

Happy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Kin Platt
Pencils:
Kin Platt
Inks:
Kin Platt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Here's breakfast, Jim.] (Table of Contents)

The Jamms / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Jamms (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of the Red Mask
  2. 1. [Introducing the Red Mask]
    The Red Mask
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Happy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Silly Willie
  5. 4. [Professor Flago tells the future]
    Happy
  6. 5. [I'm just dying to take you thru the studio!]
    Peggy Wow
  7. 6. [Now playing: Buck Bones, "Desert Dust"]
    Happy
  8. 7. Chab of the Jungle
  9. 8. [I sure do enjoy these nights out with the old gang]
    Pop's Night Out
  10. 9. ["Well--well--Mrs. Van Snoot..."]
    Happy
  11. 10. [It sure is hard paddlin' a boat this way]
    Jigger
  12. 11. [Danger]
    Happy
  13. 12. [Here's breakfast, Jim.]
    The Jamms
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