(Summer 1945)

DC, 1944 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
J. R. Publishing Co.
Brand:
An All-American Publication
Editing:
Sheldon Mayer
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[I thought you were drivin!] (Table of Contents)

J. Rufus Lion / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bulldog Drumhead; J Rufus Lion; Arsenic the Giraffe
Reprints:

A Note From the Editor (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
J Rufus Lion; Bulldog Drumhead; McSnurtle the Turtle; Blackie Bear; Arsenic the Giraffe; Sheldon Mayer (photo); Oliver Cat
Synopsis:
Sheldon Mayer apologizes to his staff for getting carried away and drawing the whole issue himself!

["Just a minute- just a minute- is THAT supposed to be a description of ME?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
J Rufus Lion; Arsenic the Giraffe
Synopsis:
Rufus tries to take over the writing of his own story but Arsenic contradicts his every word.
Reprints:

"Stop worrying! I'll pass them as soon as I finish this bowl of Wheaties!" (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Roland Coe (signed)
Inks:
Roland Coe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The King's Carrot Juice] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Amouse; Porterhouse; Aramouse; D'Artagmouse; King Looey
Synopsis:
The boys try to invent an anti gravity ray in order to find out who is stealing King Looey's carrot juice

["Look! Free Gifts and War Saving Stamps"] (Table of Contents)

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Moneybags Donated a Niece! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Bulldog Drumhead; Mayor Moneybags; Oliver Wendell McDuffy; Daffodil Hoogenstopper
Synopsis:
The Mayor will donate money for a playground if Bulldog babysits his niece, Daffodil

A Prevue of Magazines Now Selling At Your Newsdealers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

ad for All-American, Sensation, Flash, Green Lantern, All Star, Mutt and Jeff, All-Flash, Wonder Woman and Funny Stuff

Little Arsenic and His Uncle Rufus (Table of Contents)

J. Rufus Lion / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Hop Harrigan invites you to join the All-American Flying Club (Table of Contents)

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

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

Skinny The Trapeze Artist (Table of Contents)

Who's Who In Zooville / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Skinny the Elephant
Synopsis:
Skinny tries to learn how to walk a tightrope

Broke As Usual (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Blackie Bear
Synopsis:
Blackie has a whole series of adventures that he believes are dreams but aren't

You... A Champion? (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

A Very Expert Bum (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters:
McSnurtle the Turtle; Terrific Whatzit; Cockeyed Charlie; Conscience
Synopsis:
McSnurtle's conscience tries to get him to reform a bum.

3 Big Values In One (Table of Contents)

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Our Country's Generals and Admirals Appeal to You (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower; E.J. King; C.W. Nimitz; William Leahy; Douglas MacArthur; H. H. Arnold; George C.Marshall
Synopsis:
Back the 7th War Loan

Captain Tootsie Captures Red the Terror (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck (signed)
Inks:
Pete Costanza (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Rollo; Red the Terror
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [I thought you were drivin!]
    J. Rufus Lion
  2. 1. A Note From the Editor
  3. 2. ["Just a minute- just a minute- is THAT supposed to be a description of ME?"]
    J. Rufus Lion
  4. 3. "Stop worrying! I'll pass them as soon as I finish this bowl of Wheaties!"
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [The King's Carrot Juice]
    Three Mouseketeers
  6. 5. ["Look! Free Gifts and War Saving Stamps"]
    Popsicle
  7. 6. Moneybags Donated a Niece!
    Bulldog Drumhead
  8. 7. A Prevue of Magazines Now Selling At Your Newsdealers
  9. 8. Little Arsenic and His Uncle Rufus
    J. Rufus Lion
  10. 9. Hop Harrigan invites you to join the All-American Flying Club
    Hop Harrigan
  11. 10. Skinny The Trapeze Artist
    Who's Who In Zooville
  12. 11. Broke As Usual
    Blackie Bear
  13. 12. You... A Champion?
    Wheaties
  14. 13. A Very Expert Bum
    McSnurtle the Turtle: The Terrific Whatzit
  15. 14. 3 Big Values In One
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  16. 15. Our Country's Generals and Admirals Appeal to You
  17. 16. Captain Tootsie Captures Red the Terror
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Allen Ross
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Walls