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(December 1939)

Lev Gleason, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1939-09-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Your Guide Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Rhoda Publ. YG
Editing:
Jack Cole
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indica (transcription courtesy of Frank Motler):
SILVER STREAK COMICS is published monthly by Your Guide Publications, Inc., publishing, editorial and executive offices are at 67 W. 44th St., New York, New York, N.Y. December 1939. Vol. 1 No. 1. Entry as second class matter at the post office at New York, N. Y., applied for under the act of March 3, 1879. single copies 10 cents; yearly subscription in U. S. and Canada, $1; elsewhere $2. No actual person is named or delineated in this magazine Copyright, 1939 by Your Guide Publications, Inc. Application for title pending at U. S. Patent Office. Printed in U. S. A.

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 429810.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Claw / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Claw

The Tom-Tom (Table of Contents)

Indian Lore / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Pencils:
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Inks:
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren]
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["On a map, the island of Ricca is but a dot in Mid Pacific ..."] (Table of Contents)

The Claw / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole?
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Claw (introduction); Jerry Morris; Eloise Pearsall
Synopsis:
Jerry Morris and Ambassador Eloise Pearsall happen to stop at Ricca, on their way to China to aid war victims. This is the home of The Claw, and The Claw needs a woman to aid in his world conquest.
Reprints:

The Acid Test (Table of Contents)

Factograms / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill(signed)
Pencils:
Ray Gill (signed)
Inks:
Ray Gill (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

As Time Stops (Table of Contents)

Mister Midnite / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Anders
Inks:
Al Anders
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al Anders ?

Characters:
Mr. Midnite (Neal Carruthers); Will-O-Wisp (villain); Slip; Gunner; Chief Birey

Indexer Notes

Pencils:
1. Original indexer stated: Jim Chambers ?
2. Eric Schumacher stated (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4061): Al Anders ?

Letters:
Eric Schumacher stated (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4061): Al Anders ?
Bob Hughes confirms Al Anders by comparing his art with Marvel Mystery #1, Masked Raider. Several shots and body positions are almost identical.

Save on Bullets (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Gill (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Everett [as W.B. Everett] (signed) (illustrations)
Inks:
Bill Everett [as W.B. Everett] (signed) (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
John Carteris (Sheriff); Kenneth Lester (Deputy); Ken Lester
Synopsis:
The Sheriff of Green Gulch was dignified, well bred, and older man (even though he didn't look it or act like it) who was careful, and slow about things, especially guns. Although his young Deputy held that against him, when the chips were down, the Sheriff knew how to take care of troublemakers......without wasting time or lead!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Snake; Dry Creek; Green Gulch; Valley Town

Indexer Notes

Pencils/inks: Eric Schumacher stated (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4061): Bill Everett.

[Meeting With a Genie] (Table of Contents)

Red Reeves / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harold DeLay
Inks:
Harold DeLay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Red Reeves (introduction); the Genie (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Pencils/inks: Eric Schumacher also stated (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4060): Harold DeLay

[Ting Ling's Power Play] (Table of Contents)

Captain Fearless / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Kildale ?
Pencils:
Malcolm Kildale
Inks:
Malcolm Kildale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Fearless; Ting Ling (villain); Lt. Dugan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

continued next issue

[The Airport Murders] (Table of Contents)

Calling the Duke / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Antonette ?
Pencils:
Larry Antonette
Inks:
Larry Antonette
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Duke; Jack; Mary; the Hooded man

The Spy Ring Case (Table of Contents)

Wasp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Pinajian ?
Pencils:
Arthur Pinajian [as Jay Fletcher]
Inks:
Arthur Pinajian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Wasp (Burton Slade); Rudolph Lake; Philip Wingate; Dan Roberts
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Make This / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

modelling feature

Mesa Justice (Table of Contents)

Barry Lane / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Dahlman
Pencils:
Steve Dahlman
Inks:
Steve Dahlman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
I: Barry Lane

[Introducing the Spirit Man] (Table of Contents)

Spirit Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
I: Spirit Man (Spirit Malcolm)

Here's Marvel Comics (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Did You Say Thrills? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Claw
  2. 1. The Tom-Tom
    Indian Lore
  3. 2. ["On a map, the island of Ricca is but a dot in Mid Pacific ..."]
    The Claw
  4. 3. The Acid Test
    Factograms
  5. 4. As Time Stops
    Mister Midnite
  6. 5. Save on Bullets
  7. 6. [Meeting With a Genie]
    Red Reeves
  8. 7. [Ting Ling's Power Play]
    Captain Fearless
  9. 8. [The Airport Murders]
    Calling the Duke
  10. 9. The Spy Ring Case
    Wasp
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Make This
  12. 11. Mesa Justice
    Barry Lane
  13. 12. [Introducing the Spirit Man]
    Spirit Man
  14. 13. Here's Marvel Comics
  15. 14. Did You Say Thrills?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Frank Lovece
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Mike White
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Chris Launder