(Spring 1943)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
World's Best Comics Company
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; children
Characters:
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfie; Jan; Andre; Adolf Hitler
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
House ad for Detective Comics

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

The Silent People Speak (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
war; children
Characters:
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfie; Jan; Andre; Hans Anders; Henrick Anders; Paul Anders; Mrs. Anders
Synopsis:
The Commandos stage a raid into the Netherlands in support of the underground resistance
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["I've always needed a place to practice my saxophone..."] (Table of Contents)

Laffs / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
3 one-panel gags

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
House ad for World's Finest Comics

["Our next account is Andre's Beauty Parlor..."] (Table of Contents)

Busy Bill the Bill Collector / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Storm (signed)
Inks:
George Storm (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

On the Double, M'lord! (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; children
Characters:
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfie; Jan; Andre; Lord Tweedbrook; Sgt. Oglethorp;
Synopsis:
An English lord finds himself a private in a unit with his manservant as drill sergeant.
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[Man overboard!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Synopsis:
A house ad for Detective Comics and Star Spangled Comics

The Miracle (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Anton Brieux
Letters:
typeset

The Knights Wore Khaki (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; children
Characters:
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfy; Jan; Andre
Synopsis:
The Commandos liberate the castle of Camelon.
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Danger Underground (Table of Contents)

Liberty Belle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron (signed)
Pencils:
Chuck Winter (signed)
Inks:
Chuck Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Liberty Belle; Count Borgund; Carlotta Rolland;
Tom Revere; Rickey Gannon
Synopsis:
Liberty Belle exposes a woman newscaster as a spy.

Indexer Notes

Information from Darci and from "Mike's Amazing World of DC Comics" (http://www.dcindexes.com/database/story-details.php?storyid=11569), accessed 6/8/2006.

Nine Lives for Victory (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howard Ferguson

Genre:
war; children
Characters:
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfy; Andre; Jan; Dodger
Synopsis:
The Commandos stage a successful raid into France with the aid of Brooklyn's kitten.
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Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Boy Commandos
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Silent People Speak
    Boy Commandos
  4. 3. ["I've always needed a place to practice my saxophone..."]
    Laffs
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ["Our next account is Andre's Beauty Parlor..."]
    Busy Bill the Bill Collector
  7. 6. On the Double, M'lord!
    Boy Commandos
  8. 7. [Man overboard!"]
    Shorty
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. The Miracle
  11. 10. The Knights Wore Khaki
    Boy Commandos
  12. 11. Danger Underground
    Liberty Belle
  13. 12. Nine Lives for Victory
    Boy Commandos
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