(January 1940)

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 (assistant 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)

Scribbly / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Scribbly; Dinky Jibbet; Santa Claus

[Flash Comics #2] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dennis Neville
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for Flash Comics #2 on sale December 15th, mentioning that the first issue sold out.

[Lightning Over New York] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
William Smith
Inks:
William Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Doris West; Red Dugan; Whitey; Blooey Blue; The Master (intro)
Synopsis:
The Master threatens to take over New York with his control over lightning.

["Baxter, you're the first upper-classman to "recognize" me!"] (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)

Mutt and Jeff / filler / 1 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 ? [newspaper reprints]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Skippy / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reglar Fellers; Daisybelle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tippie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nugent's Original Games, Puzzles and Tricks / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur William Nugent (signed)
Pencils:
Arthur William Nugent (signed)
Inks:
Arthur William Nugent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toonerville Folks / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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

No. 2 - George Washington (Table of Contents)

All-American Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
George Washington

Indexer Notes

Shows a 1 cent George Washington stamp, and gives a mini-biography of him. Also includes classified ads for several stamp companies.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Believe It or Not / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert L Ripley
Pencils:
Robert L Ripley
Inks:
Robert L Ripley
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toonerville Folks / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reglar Fellers; Daisybelle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Skippy / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / filler / 1 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 ? [newspaper reprints]

["Hop is flying a very sick sailor..."] (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:
Gerry; Ikky; Wash; Maurice
Synopsis:
Hop flies a sick patient to a hospital in Alaska while Maurice tries to make time with Gerry.

The Teachers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

["Popsicle Pete and his friends have a job..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children
Synopsis:
Pete and his friends work in a restaurant in order to make money for a radio license.

A Thousand Years A Minute - Part 4 (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:
Ted Dolliver; Alan Kane
Synopsis:
Ted and Alan escape from the dinosaurs only to be captured by a tribe of cavemen.

["Say, Scrib -- th' Christmas holidays will be here soon..."] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Dinky; Ma; The Editor
Synopsis:
Scribbly's boss arranges for him to spend Christmas on a farm in the country, and Dinky tags along.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / filler / 1 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 ? [newspaper reprints]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Skippy / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reglar Fellers; Daisybelle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toonerville Folks / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Believe It or Not / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert L Ripley
Pencils:
Robert L Ripley
Inks:
Robert L Ripley
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

Death's Playground Part 1 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Shute
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nugent's Original Games, Puzzles and Tricks / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arthur William Nugent (signed)
Pencils:
Arthur William Nugent (signed)
Inks:
Arthur William Nugent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tippie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reglar Fellers; Daisybelle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Skippy / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / filler / 1 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 ? [newspaper reprints]

The American Way (Part 6) (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 (signed)
Inks:
Walter Galli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

Last in the series.

[The Foam Formula] (Table of Contents)

Gary Concord, the Ultra-Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Guppy; Stella Tor
Synopsis:
Someone kills Scorne in prison to keep him from talking. Gary and Guppy go searching for the killers but end up in a cloud of poison gas.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toonerville Folks / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[Ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 ? page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Johnson Smith & Co, selling novelties and other items from their new 1940 catalog. Located on the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Scribbly
  2. 1. [Flash Comics #2]
  3. 2. [Lightning Over New York]
    Red, White and Blue
  4. 3. ["Baxter, you're the first upper-classman to "recognize" me!"]
    Wiley of West Point
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Skippy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Reglar Fellers; Daisybelle
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tippie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Nugent's Original Games, Puzzles and Tricks
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Toonerville Folks
  11. 10. No. 2 - George Washington
    All-American Stamp Page
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Toonerville Folks
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Reglar Fellers; Daisybelle
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Skippy
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  17. 16. ["Hop is flying a very sick sailor..."]
    Hop Harrigan
  18. 17. The Teachers
    Ben Webster
  19. 18. ["Popsicle Pete and his friends have a job..."]
    Popsicle Pete
  20. 19. A Thousand Years A Minute - Part 4
    Adventures in the Unknown
  21. 20. ["Say, Scrib -- th' Christmas holidays will be here soon..."]
    Scribbly
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Skippy
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Reglar Fellers; Daisybelle
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Toonerville Folks
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Believe It or Not
  27. 26. Death's Playground Part 1
    Jimmy Stone
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Nugent's Original Games, Puzzles and Tricks
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Tippie
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Reglar Fellers; Daisybelle
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Skippy
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  33. 32. The American Way (Part 6)
    The American Way
  34. 33. [The Foam Formula]
    Gary Concord, the Ultra-Man
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Toonerville Folks
  36. 35. [Ad]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Katie
  • Allen Ross
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes