(September 1952)

Lev Gleason, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia states "Daredevil".


[The Horse That Had Ulcers] (Table of Contents)

The Little Wise Guys / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Biro (signed)
Inks:
Charles Biro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Adventure
Characters:
The Little Wise Guys

Handsome Is As Handsome Does--n't (Table of Contents)

The Little Wise Guys / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro
Pencils:
Norman Maurer (signed)
Inks:
Norman Maurer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Adventure
Characters:
The Little Wise Guys
Synopsis:
The Little Wise Guys win a contest for writing a poem about the United Nations.

Indexer Notes

Top 1/3 of first page is a warning that selling coverless copies of the comic is illegal. "352" appears under Norman Maurer's signature. Presumably this means the artwork was done in March 1952.

["The Hit Of The Year"] (Table of Contents)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for Lev Gleason Comics Picture Trading Cards, available for sending in coupons from first page of comic.

Beemis & His Flying Saucer (Table of Contents)

Dilly Duncan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Teen
Characters:
Dilly Duncan; Philbert Beemis
Synopsis:
Dilly goes up in Beemis' balloon and they get mistaken for a flying saucer by the military.

Indexer Notes

Feature title is just "Dilly Duncan" instead of "Dilly Duncan of Dorset High".

The Chemist and the Crooks (Table of Contents)

Crimebuster / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
Adventure
Characters:
Crimebuster

The Horse That Had Ulcers (Table of Contents)

The Little Wise Guys / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro (credited)
Pencils:
William Overgard (signed) [as WO]
Inks:
William Overgard (signed) [as WO]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
Adventure
Characters:
The Little Wise Guys

Indexer Notes

William Overgard's signature ("WO") is hidden as carved into the wood on the right side of the first panel. Original indexer had had Norman Maurer. Last third of last page is a promo for the next issue story about Jesse James' gun.

Prayer Works Wonders (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.66 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta (signed)
Inks:
Frank Frazetta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Public Service Ad for Religion in American Life. Appears as though it might have been edited from a full page PSA, first panel (of four) is "She's the one for me!".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Horse That Had Ulcers]
    The Little Wise Guys
  2. 1. Handsome Is As Handsome Does--n't
    The Little Wise Guys
  3. 2. ["The Hit Of The Year"]
  4. 3. Beemis & His Flying Saucer
    Dilly Duncan
  5. 4. The Chemist and the Crooks
    Crimebuster
  6. 5. The Horse That Had Ulcers
    The Little Wise Guys
  7. 6. Prayer Works Wonders
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Chris Launder
  • Peter Croome
  • Len Wolinsky