(August 1939)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The American Way / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walter Galli
Inks:
Walter Galli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Banko Tonight (Table of Contents)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
William A. Smith
Inks:
Stan Aschemeir
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Doris West; Red Dugan; Whitey; Blooey Blue

["With all these bumpers you must believe in safety first!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Da da da!"] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Pencils:
Burr Inwood
Inks:
Burr Inwood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Jimmie Dugan; Puddinhead; Bullseye (the dog)
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Ron Goulart's Encyclopedia of American Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisybelle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Inks:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

It Works! (Table of Contents)

Ben Webster / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Jerome Williams [as Edwin Alger]
Pencils:
Calvin Fader
Inks:
Calvin Fader
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

Indexer Notes

art and writing id from Ron Goulart's Encyclopedia of American Comics

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Skippy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Percy Crosby
Pencils:
Percy Crosby
Inks:
Percy Crosby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wiley of West Point / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lt Richard Rick (signed)
Pencils:
Lt Richard Rick (signed)
Inks:
Lt Richard Rick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toonerville Folks / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Fontaine Fox
Pencils:
Fontaine Fox
Inks:
Fontaine Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

["So this is your home town, eh. Mutt?"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Empty"] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tippie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Edwina Dumm
Pencils:
Edwina Dumm
Inks:
Edwina Dumm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

Mystery Men of Mars Part 5 (Table of Contents)

Adventures in the Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl H Claudy
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Alan Kane; Tad Dolliver; Prof Luytens; Elmer the robot
Synopsis:
The boys escape back to the ship, with the help of Elmer the robot, but the Professor is left behind.

The American Way (Part 1) (Table of Contents)

The American Way / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
George S. Kaufman; Moss Hart; John B. Wentworth (adaptation) (signed)
Pencils:
Walter Galli [also as W. Gy] (signed)
Inks:
Walter Galli [also as W. Gy] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Frederick March

Indexer Notes

A Sam Harris and Max Gordon production, adapted from the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.

["It sure is swell up here..."] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L Blummer
Pencils:
Jon L Blummer [as Jon Elby]
Inks:
Jon L Blummer [as Jon Elby]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Jerry [Gerry]
Synopsis:
Hop discovers that Jerry is a girl (now spelled Gerry).

["Mailing two letters to your wife every day!"] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Cheese"] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["After the boys discovered the loss of their spades..."] (Table of Contents)

Bobby Thatcher / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Storm (signed)
Pencils:
George Storm?; Irwin Hasen?
Inks:
George Storm (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

["Spot Savage and Foto escaped from the insane asylum..."] (Table of Contents)

Spot Savage / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Foto

Lesson In Blood Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

["The marster and the madam are going to North Carolina..."] (Table of Contents)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

[Into the Inkwell] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["H'ray! School's out!"] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Gus Hunkel
Synopsis:
Gus convinces the editor of the Clarion that Scribbly is a famous midget cartoonist.

Introducing Popsicle Pete (Table of Contents)

Popsicle Pete / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Synopsis:
Karl McReady wins a contest declaring him the Typical American boy.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The American Way
  2. 1. Banko Tonight
    Red, White and Blue
  3. 2. ["With all these bumpers you must believe in safety first!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  4. 3. ["Da da da!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  7. 6. It Works!
    Ben Webster
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Skippy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wiley of West Point
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Toonerville Folks
  11. 10. ["So this is your home town, eh. Mutt?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  12. 11. ["Empty"]
    Cicero's Cat
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tippie
  14. 13. Mystery Men of Mars Part 5
    Adventures in the Unknown
  15. 14. The American Way (Part 1)
    The American Way
  16. 15. ["It sure is swell up here..."]
    Hop Harrigan
  17. 16. ["Mailing two letters to your wife every day!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  18. 17. ["Cheese"]
    Cicero's Cat
  19. 18. ["After the boys discovered the loss of their spades..."]
    Bobby Thatcher
  20. 19. ["Spot Savage and Foto escaped from the insane asylum..."]
    Spot Savage
  21. 20. Lesson In Blood Part 2
    Jimmy Stone
  22. 21. ["The marster and the madam are going to North Carolina..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  23. 22. [Into the Inkwell]
    Cicero's Cat
  24. 23. ["H'ray! School's out!"]
    Scribbly
  25. 24. Introducing Popsicle Pete
    Popsicle Pete
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Katie
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes