(November 1946)

Columbia, 1942 Series
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Volume:
7
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing:
Thomas DeAngelo (Managing Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Brass Knuckles and Slap Happy (from Sparky Watts) / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

["Howda do. I'm Mister Pat Casey, the well-known sport preemoter."] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ham Fisher (signed)
Inks:
Ham Fisher (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Two boys, Casey and Max, build an airplane from junk parts. When it crashes, Joe Palooka buys them a small train. Knobby Walsh gets rail tickets belonging to someone else and is found out. Joe Palooka sees a rabbit in a country meadow but, when he returns two hours later, flowers have been torn up and trash scattered everywhere.
Reprints:
  • Reprinted from 4 Sundays of Joe Palooka (McNaught Syndicate) ?

["One week--and still no water!"] (Table of Contents)

Sparky Watts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom DeAngelo (signed)
Inks:
Tom DeAngelo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Two inventors, Pat Pending and Doc Static, attempt to bring water to desperately dry Appledale. Slap Happy accidentally turns on the cosmic ray machine, sending Sparky Watts hurtling through clouds, creating rain.

["And now, what happens to us?"] (Table of Contents)

Skyman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
While exploring the moon, Skyman has fallen into a ravine and been knocked unconscious. He is found by two Germans, Gloria Van Dorn, a beautiful redhead, and Kurt, a vicious Nazi, who tries to steal Skyman's ship. Hidden on the ship are reporter Alec Benson (who had met Gloria in Germany in 1938 and fallen in love with her) and Fawn Carroll, who is in love with Skyman. Skyman slugs Kurt and they take off for home in the rocket ship. But the engines go dead.

["There's going to be no more dissention in the family from now on"] (Table of Contents)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Renny McEvoy (see notes)
Pencils:
John Striebel (see notes)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Last part of sequence about bossy mother-in-law.
Reprints:
  • Reprinted from Sunday Dixie Dugan (McNaught syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Writer and artist credit under logo states "by McEvoy and Striebel"

["Hello, mister!"] (Table of Contents)

Brass Knuckles / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Mart Bailey [as Marty] ?
Pencils:
Mart Bailey [as Marty]
Inks:
Mart Bailey [as Marty]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Brass runs away from a little girl who wants him to meet her aunt Ginger. He runs into an ice cream vendor and is helped by a beautiful redhead, who turns our to be Ginger. In the second two page sequence (which has a separate logo), he calls on Ginger with flowers and candy, but leaves when he sees her other suitors, who have looks, strength and money. But Ginger prefers Brass and runs after him.

Good Old Bumpy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Three sailors with a parrot are in a bar. When they can't pay their bill, they sell the parrot to another patron, named Good Old Bumpy.

["Avast, Cran, stop muggin' up and shove off!"] (Table of Contents)

Cranberry Boggs / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Dean
Pencils:
Don Dean (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Cran is impressed by a new "beam trawler" fishing ship, but he falls into the catch and then smells like fish. A little girl is not catching any fish using gumdrops for bait so Cran helps her.
Reprints:
  • Reprinted from 2 Sunday Cranberry Boggs (McNaught Syndicate) ?

["Why are you sniffing and fussing around the door so much, Bo?"] (Table of Contents)

Bo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Beck
Pencils:
Frank Beck
Inks:
Frank Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Junior puts an old sweater on Bo.
Reprints:
  • Reprinted from Bo Sundays (McNaught Syndicate) ?

["I'm afraid it's measles, Lee!"] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Chan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Alfred Andriola
Pencils:
Alfred Andriola
Inks:
Alfred Andriola
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Charlie Chan begins to tell the story of the Lottery Murders to his son, Lee.
Reprints:

["Tell your mother I couldn't find a thing that needs to be done to your teeth."] (Table of Contents)

All in a Lifetime / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Beck
Pencils:
Frank Beck
Inks:
Frank Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • Reprinted from daily panels All in a Lifetime (McNaught Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Lower half of page has small advertisements.

["A shave you want?"] (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Husband / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jefferson Machamer [as Jeff Machamer]
Pencils:
Jefferson Machamer [as Jeff Machamer]
Inks:
Jefferson Machamer [as Jeff Machamer]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
The Husband finds he can't get just a shave at a barber shop and, when he goes home, he can't get just a shave there either.
Reprints:
  • Reprinted from Sunday Hollywood Husband (McNaught Syndicate) 1940 ?

["We must be off our course - I don't recognize those islands"] (Table of Contents)

Tony Trent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mart Bailey
Pencils:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
83

Synopsis:
Tony and Liz Doyle, "radio's glamour girl," are flying to Tokyo when their plane goes off course over the Burile islands. The plane is attacked by communist planes displaying the red star. The Jabo Jockeys come to their aid and shoot down several planes. Back on the ground, the General tells the pilot, Captain Bailey, that he is proud of the flyers even if they caused an international incident.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Brass Knuckles and Slap Happy (from Sparky Watts)
  2. 1. ["Howda do. I'm Mister Pat Casey, the well-known sport preemoter."]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. ["One week--and still no water!"]
    Sparky Watts
  4. 3. ["And now, what happens to us?"]
    Skyman
  5. 4. ["There's going to be no more dissention in the family from now on"]
    Dixie Dugan
  6. 5. ["Hello, mister!"]
    Brass Knuckles
  7. 6. Good Old Bumpy
  8. 7. ["Avast, Cran, stop muggin' up and shove off!"]
    Cranberry Boggs
  9. 8. ["Why are you sniffing and fussing around the door so much, Bo?"]
    Bo
  10. 9. ["I'm afraid it's measles, Lee!"]
    Charlie Chan
  11. 10. ["Tell your mother I couldn't find a thing that needs to be done to your teeth."]
    All in a Lifetime
  12. 11. ["A shave you want?"]
    Hollywood Husband
  13. 12. ["We must be off our course - I don't recognize those islands"]
    Tony Trent
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