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(March 1948)

Columbia, 1942 Series
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Volume:
8
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

["Mister, for you it'll be ten dollars!"] (Table of Contents)

Sparky Watts / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Boody Rogers (signed)
Inks:
Boody Rogers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters:
Sparky Watts; Slap Happy

["Today is the gala day -- "] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Boody Rogers
Pencils:
Boody Rogers (signed)
Inks:
Boody Rogers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Reprints:

["Mr. Bradley has asked Mrs. Dugan to go to New York..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
J. P. McEvoy
Pencils:
John H. Striebel
Inks:
John H. Striebel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Reprints:
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

["You have been listening to the 'Missing Relatives' program..."] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Pencils:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Inks:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

["Well, Cran, this elegant perfume..."] (Table of Contents)

Cranberry Boggs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Dean
Pencils:
Don Dean
Inks:
Don Dean
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Okay, Frank, we're ready to shoot!"] (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Johnnie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Renny McEvoy
Pencils:
Jim Fabian
Inks:
Jim Fabian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

[Bullfighter for a Day] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Marion Bailey (signed Marty Marion)
Pencils:
Mart Bailey (signed Marty Marion)
Inks:
Mart Bailey (signed Marty Marion)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

credits by Craig Delich 9/05

["Fawn and Gloria are prisoners aboard a strange craft..."] (Table of Contents)

Skyman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; superhero
Characters:
Skyman [Allen Turner]

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from ? to Ogden Whitney by Robert Kennedy. Upon close inspection of art scans of these stories by him at the Digital Comics Museum, he firmly believes the story to have been drawn by Whitney.

It's the Root of All Evil (Table of Contents)

Bumpy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Mart Bailey
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

["Junior has run away from home"] (Table of Contents)

Bo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Reprints:
  • newspaper strips [dates unknown]

["On their honeymoon in South America..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mart Bailey
Pencils:
Mart Bailey
Inks:
Mart Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Mister, for you it'll be ten dollars!"]
    Sparky Watts
  2. 1. ["Today is the gala day -- "]
    Sparky Watts
  3. 2. ["Mr. Bradley has asked Mrs. Dugan to go to New York..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  4. 3. ["You have been listening to the 'Missing Relatives' program..."]
    Mickey Finn
  5. 4. ["Well, Cran, this elegant perfume..."]
    Cranberry Boggs
  6. 5. ["Okay, Frank, we're ready to shoot!"]
    Hollywood Johnnie
  7. 6. [Bullfighter for a Day]
    Brass Knuckles
  8. 7. ["Fawn and Gloria are prisoners aboard a strange craft..."]
    Skyman
  9. 8. It's the Root of All Evil
    Bumpy
  10. 9. ["Junior has run away from home"]
    Bo
  11. 10. ["On their honeymoon in South America..."]
    Tony Trent
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Erling Husa
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls