(December 1948)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
True Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Jack De Simone; Ralph O. Ellsworth (associate art director); Dorothea Filosa (associate art director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[A Famous Coach's Special Football Tips]; [The Story Behind the T-Men]; [Amos N' Andy]; [The Case of Public Enemy No. 1] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; sports

Indexer Notes

Cover features two panels of art taken from the interior stories. Story titles, genre and notes added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Shelby Bicycle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Story Behind the U.S. Treasury (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Synopsis:
1st in a series.

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

My Most Interesting True Experience / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Babe Ruth (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Smalle (signed)
Inks:
Ed Smalle (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; biography; sports

Indexer Notes

Genre and art credits added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Amos and Andy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Freeman Gosden; Charles Correll
Synopsis:
Radio program.

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Happy Warrior (Table of Contents)

Alfred E. Smith / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy; biography
Characters:
Alfred E. "Al" Smith
Keywords:
political

Electric Power (Table of Contents)

American Adventures in Industry / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Last in the series. Illustrated text featuring schematics by Duquesne Light Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Indexer Notes

Genre and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Parent's Magazine Press / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Are You a Quiz Whiz? / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
mostly typeset

Characters:
Gene Autry
Synopsis:
Text quiz.
Keywords:
quiz

Indexer Notes

The last half of this page is an ad for Gene Autry cowboy boots. Synopsis and notes added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Football Tips (Table of Contents)

Lou Little / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lou Little (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Lou Little
Synopsis:
Football tips given by Lou Little, head coach at Columbia University.

Indexer Notes

Feature, genre, character appearance and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Highlights in the Life of Tom Dewey (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (2 panels art)
Inks:
? (2 panels art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy; biography
Characters:
Thomas E. Dewey
Keywords:
political

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Truly Comic! / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Page consists of jokes sent in by readers, plus some classified ads.

Indexer Notes

Genre and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

The Case of Public Enemy No. 1 (Table of Contents)

Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigations / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Saunders; John Dillinger; Bob; Hank; Ann Sage [Ana Cumpănaş]
Synopsis:
The FBI ambushes John Dillinger outside a Chicago movie theater.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title, feature, genre and character appearance added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles; Red Ryder / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [A Famous Coach's Special Football Tips]; [The Story Behind the T-Men]; [Amos N' Andy]; [The Case of Public Enemy No. 1]
  2. 1. [untitled]
    Shelby Bicycle
  3. 2. The Story Behind the U.S. Treasury
  4. 3. [untitled]
    My Most Interesting True Experience
  5. 4. Amos and Andy
  6. 5. [untitled]
    Wheaties
  7. 6. The Happy Warrior
    Alfred E. Smith
  8. 7. Electric Power
    American Adventures in Industry
  9. 8. [untitled]
    Parent's Magazine Press
  10. 9. [untitled]
    Are You a Quiz Whiz?
  11. 10. Football Tips
    Lou Little
  12. 11. Highlights in the Life of Tom Dewey
  13. 12. [untitled]
    Truly Comic!
  14. 13. The Case of Public Enemy No. 1
    Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigations
  15. 14. [untitled]
    Daisy Air Rifles; Red Ryder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Randy Scott
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Mike Nielsen