(Summer 1945)

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

["Say - Who ever told you ya could drive a car?"] (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:

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

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

A Note from the Editor! (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Letters:
?

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!

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

["Folks--- Pompeii had its Vesuvious-- And early balloonists had their giant gasbags..."] (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 'em as soon as I finish this bowl of Wheaties!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["To th' rescue!"] (Table of Contents)

The 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) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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 Dealers! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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) (Expand) /

All-American Flying Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Skinny The Trapeze Artist (Table of Contents)

Who's Who in Zooville / comic story / 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) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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) (Expand) /

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Captain Tootsie Captures Red the Terror! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Say - Who ever told you ya could drive a car?"]
    J. Rufus Lion
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. A Note from the Editor!
  4. 3. ["Folks--- Pompeii had its Vesuvious-- And early balloonists had their giant gasbags..."]
    J. Rufus Lion
  5. 4. ["Stop worrying! I'll pass 'em as soon as I finish this bowl of Wheaties!"]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["To th' rescue!"]
    The Three Mouseketeers
  7. 6. Look! Free Gifts and War Saving Stamps
    Popsicle
  8. 7. Moneybags Donated a Niece!
    Bulldog Drumhead
  9. 8. A Prevue of Magazines Now Selling at Your Dealers!
  10. 9. Little Arsenic and His Uncle Rufus
    J. Rufus Lion
  11. 10. Hop Harrigan Invites You to Join the All-American Flying Club
    All-American Flying Club
  12. 11. Skinny The Trapeze Artist
    Who's Who in Zooville
  13. 12. Broke As Usual!
    Blackie Bear
  14. 13. You... A Champion?
    Wheaties
  15. 14. A Very Expert Bum!
    McSnurtle the Turtle: The Terrific Whatzit
  16. 15. 3 Big Values in One
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  17. 16. Our Country's Generals and Admirals Appeal to You
  18. 17. 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