(January 1949)

Columbia, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Editing:
Thomas DeAngelo (Managing Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sparky Watts and Mickey Finn / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Sparky Watts; Mickey Finn

Indexer Notes

Character appearances from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for Martins-David Co [candid-style camera]. Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

[Crash, Bam, Boom] (Table of Contents)

Sparky Watts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Boody Rogers (signed)
Pencils:
Boody Rogers (signed)
Inks:
Boody Rogers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Sparky - stripped of his powers by radiation - is the last man on earth and the only character in this story; features flying saucers, a-bombs and germ warfare.

Indexer Notes

Story title, credit, and synopsis from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

[The Has-Beens of 1949] (Table of Contents)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Renny McEvoy; John Striebel (signed)
Pencils:
Renny McEvoy; John Striebel (signed)
Inks:
Renny McEvoy; John Striebel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dixie Dugan; Timothy Dugan; Jud Bradley; Designer Dugan; Joe Johnson [columnist]; Devon and Dale [show producers]; Wade Sisters [singers]

Indexer Notes

May be Sunday reprints or an original story. Most of the information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

[Christmas Shopping] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Pencils:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Inks:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Uncle Phil; Dugan; Hogan; Lightning Larry [shoplifter]
Reprints:
  • from the Sunday strips.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

[Flea Killer] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Pencils:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Inks:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Uncle Phil; Mickey Finn; Sergeant; Ma Finn; Nockie Noonan [inventor]; Fido [a dog]
Reprints:
  • from the Sunday strips.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

[Weight Loss] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Pencils:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Inks:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Uncle Phil; Mickey Finn; Sergeant
Reprints:
  • from the Sunday strips.

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

[Bad Medicine] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Pencils:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Inks:
Lank Leonard (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Uncle Phil; Ma Finn; Flossie; Mickey Finn; Tom
Reprints:
  • from the Sunday strips

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

[The Talking Christmas Tree] (Table of Contents)

Brass Knuckles / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Marty Marion (signed)
Pencils:
Marty Marion (signed)
Inks:
Marty Marion (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Brass Knuckles; Santa Claus; an elf; 2 little boys

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

One Exciting Night (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

Correspondence Course Detective (Table of Contents)

Skyman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Skyman [Allan Turner]; Fawn; Hobert Humphreys [actor]; Silas Haystock [a detective]

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

Foreign Correspondent (Table of Contents)

Tony Trent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Pencils:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks:
Mart Bailey (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Tony Trent; General Zayushin

Indexer Notes

Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for M P K Company [pen set]. Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Garden Specialties [flowers]. Information on this sequence from Arthur Lortie on 16 October 2004.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sparky Watts and Mickey Finn
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Crash, Bam, Boom]
    Sparky Watts
  4. 3. [The Has-Beens of 1949]
    Dixie Dugan
  5. 4. [Christmas Shopping]
    Mickey Finn
  6. 5. [Flea Killer]
    Mickey Finn
  7. 6. [Weight Loss]
    Mickey Finn
  8. 7. [Bad Medicine]
    Mickey Finn
  9. 8. [The Talking Christmas Tree]
    Brass Knuckles
  10. 9. One Exciting Night
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership
  12. 11. Correspondence Course Detective
    Skyman
  13. 12. Foreign Correspondent
    Tony Trent
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls