(Winter 1944-45)

DC, 1944 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Brand:
An All-American Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer (Editor); M. C. Gaines (President)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

All-American Comics separates from Detective Comics and replaces the Superman-DC bullet with the All-American Comics bullet.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

McSnurtle the Turtle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Martin Naydel [as Martin Nadle] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel [as Martin Nadle] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Kid Botts; McSnurtle the Turtle

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

For the Best in Reading Pleasure! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Mystery of the Missing Punch! (Table of Contents)

McSnurtle the Turtle: The Terrific Whatzit / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Pencils:
Martin Naydel [as Martin Nadle] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel [as Martin Nadle] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
Kid Botts; Conscience; King Klong; McSnurtle the Turtle; Terrific Whatzit
Synopsis:
When the old braggart Kid Botts gets challenged by the heavyweight champ, Conscience makes The Terrific Whatzit lend a hand.

["All right -- I get it!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["News travels fast, but not as fast a J. Rufus Lion's tongue..."] (Table of Contents)

J. Rufus Lion / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Santi
Inks:
Ron Santi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Arsenic the Giraffe; Ambasador Gargoyle; J. Rufus Lion
Synopsis:
When the Ambassador comes to town, Rufus claims he's an old friend, and is amazed the Ambassador goes along with him.

Here They Come! The Magic Trains of the Lionel Line! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Heir of Doity Butch McDuffy! (Table of Contents)

Bulldog Drumhead / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Santi (signed)
Inks:
Ron Santi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; detective-mystery
Characters:
Oliver Wendell McDuffy; Bulldog Drumhead
Synopsis:
McDuffy is getting a reputation as a hero, and his Dad's old buddies don't like it.

["Try to write the nine given letters in the circles..."] (Table of Contents)

Victory Puzzles / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

At Last! The First of the New Testament Editions Is Ready.. (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Picture Stories from the Bible / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ol' Judge Owl / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel [as Martin Nadle] (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel [as Martin Nadle] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel [as Martin Nadle] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["I'b feeli'g terrible..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sport Short; Thom McAn / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

["A victory word plant"] (Table of Contents)

Victory Puzzles / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher: All-American Comics Inc. 480 Lexington Ave. New York, NY. Editor: Sheldon Mayer
Managing Editor M. C. Gaines; Business Manager: J. S. Liebowitz
Owners: M. C. Gaines; J. S. Liebowitz; J. K. Gaines; R. S. Liebowitz

Money Mad (Table of Contents)

Blackie Bear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Saul Kessler
Inks:
Saul Kessler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Percy; Clarence; Blackie Bear
Synopsis:
Percy and Clarence trick Blackie into performing a hold-up.

Flying Models of Famous Fighter Planes (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

His Majesty Sees the World (Table of Contents)

The Three Mouseketeers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ron Santi
Inks:
Ron Santi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Amouse; Porterhouse; Aramouse; King Looie; Dartagmouse
Synopsis:
A beggar switches places with the King.

Amazing New Game Sensation "Let's Go to College" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Electric Game Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Funny? You'll laugh yourself silly!!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Ed Wheelan's Joke Book / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Yes- Boys & girls... 128 pages of your favorite comic features..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Big All-American Comic Book / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Boys! Girls! Accept Dick Tracy's Detective Kit"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie V-M; Dick Tracy / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie and the Toy Cannon (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    McSnurtle the Turtle
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. For the Best in Reading Pleasure!
  4. 3. The Mystery of the Missing Punch!
    McSnurtle the Turtle: The Terrific Whatzit
  5. 4. ["All right -- I get it!"]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["News travels fast, but not as fast a J. Rufus Lion's tongue..."]
    J. Rufus Lion
  7. 6. Here They Come! The Magic Trains of the Lionel Line!
    Lionel Trains
  8. 7. The Heir of Doity Butch McDuffy!
    Bulldog Drumhead
  9. 8. ["Try to write the nine given letters in the circles..."]
    Victory Puzzles
  10. 9. At Last! The First of the New Testament Editions Is Ready..
    Picture Stories from the Bible
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Ol' Judge Owl
  12. 11. ["I'b feeli'g terrible..."]
    Sport Short; Thom McAn
  13. 12. ["A victory word plant"]
    Victory Puzzles
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Money Mad
    Blackie Bear
  16. 15. Flying Models of Famous Fighter Planes
    Wheaties
  17. 16. His Majesty Sees the World
    The Three Mouseketeers
  18. 17. Amazing New Game Sensation "Let's Go to College"
    Electric Game Co.
  19. 18. ["Funny? You'll laugh yourself silly!!"]
    Ed Wheelan's Joke Book
  20. 19. ["Yes- Boys & girls... 128 pages of your favorite comic features..."]
    The Big All-American Comic Book
  21. 20. ["Boys! Girls! Accept Dick Tracy's Detective Kit"]
    Tootsie V-M; Dick Tracy
  22. 21. Captain Tootsie and the Toy Cannon
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Walls
  • Per Sandell
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Walls