(May 1940)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Whitman Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Oskar Lebeck
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

copyright 1938, 1939 by NEA Service, Inc.; 1928 by Bell Syndicate, Inc.; 1938, 1939 by Publishers Syndicate, Inc.; 1940 by R. S. Callender; 1940 by Ellery Queen; 1940 by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.; 1940 by Famous Artists Syndicate. Distributed by American News Company.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ellery Queen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

full page inside front cover promo for Super Comics in red & black

The Adventure of The Coffin Clue (Table of Contents)

Ellery Queen / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ellery Queen (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by Ellery Queen

["Red Ryder and Little Beaver have returned..."] (Table of Contents)

Red Ryder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Harmon
Pencils:
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks:
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from Red Ryder (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1939 by NEA Service, Inc.

["Clyde is now in his second week of ..."] (Table of Contents)

Clyde Beatty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Humphries
Pencils:
Roy Humphries (signed)
Inks:
Roy Humphries (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Clyde Beatty (Famous Artists Syndicate) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by Famous Artists Syndicate, Inc.

["If someone is out to get Mr. Jerome..."] (Table of Contents)

Freckles and His Friends / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Merrill Blosser
Pencils:
Merrill Blosser
Inks:
Merrill Blosser
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor

["It's a chance of your lifetime..."] (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way with The Willets / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
J. R. Williams
Pencils:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Out Our Way (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1939 by NEA Service, Inc.

["Months have elapsed during which time..."] (Table of Contents)

Stratosphere Jim and his Flying Fortress / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al McWilliams (signed)
Inks:
Al McWilliams (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Have spies been sending messages..."] (Table of Contents)

Don Winslow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank V. Martinek
Pencils:
Leon A. Beroth
Inks:
Leon A. Beroth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Reprints:
  • from Don Winslow of the Navy (Bell Syndicate) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by the Bell Syndicate, Inc.

["The Crusoe family is shipwrecked on an island..."] (Table of Contents)

Crusoes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Micale
Inks:
Al Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

["James Hunter Blake, the young American explorer..."] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.

["I'm glad to get my machine fixed..."] (Table of Contents)

Time Marches Back with Looney Luke / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Win Smith
Pencils:
Win Smith (signed)
Inks:
Win Smith (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

["Dan and Irwin are shadowing Mona..."] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dunn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Marsh
Pencils:
Norman Marsh (signed)
Inks:
Norman Marsh (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

["Wash Tubbs has tricked Frankie Slaughter into..."] (Table of Contents)

Wash Tubbs / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Crane
Pencils:
Roy Crane (signed)
Inks:
Roy Crane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Wash Tubbs (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

["My book 'How to Hypnotize People'..."] (Table of Contents)

Our Boarding House with Major Hoople / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Our Boarding House (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

Starlings (Table of Contents)

This Curious World / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
William Ferguson
Pencils:
William Ferguson
Inks:
William Ferguson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from This Curious World (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

["Myra has arrived at Glamour Studio..."] (Table of Contents)

Myra North / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Thompson (signed)
Pencils:
Charles Coll (signed)
Inks:
Charles Coll (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Myra North, Special Nurse (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

["Bill and Dennie have been captured by..."] (Table of Contents)

Apple Mary and Dennie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Martha Orr
Pencils:
Martha Orr
Inks:
Martha Orr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ellery Queen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Adventure of The Coffin Clue
    Ellery Queen
  4. 3. ["Red Ryder and Little Beaver have returned..."]
    Red Ryder
  5. 4. ["Clyde is now in his second week of ..."]
    Clyde Beatty
  6. 5. ["If someone is out to get Mr. Jerome..."]
    Freckles and His Friends
  7. 6. ["It's a chance of your lifetime..."]
    Out Our Way with The Willets
  8. 7. ["Months have elapsed during which time..."]
    Stratosphere Jim and his Flying Fortress
  9. 8. ["Have spies been sending messages..."]
    Don Winslow
  10. 9. ["The Crusoe family is shipwrecked on an island..."]
    Crusoes
  11. 10. ["James Hunter Blake, the young American explorer..."]
    Tarzan
  12. 11. ["I'm glad to get my machine fixed..."]
    Time Marches Back with Looney Luke
  13. 12. ["Dan and Irwin are shadowing Mona..."]
    Dan Dunn
  14. 13. ["Wash Tubbs has tricked Frankie Slaughter into..."]
    Wash Tubbs
  15. 14. ["My book 'How to Hypnotize People'..."]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  16. 15. Starlings
    This Curious World
  17. 16. ["Myra has arrived at Glamour Studio..."]
    Myra North
  18. 17. ["Bill and Dennie have been captured by..."]
    Apple Mary and Dennie
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