(October 1940)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-09-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantasmo The Master of the World / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Inks
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantasmo [Phil Anson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Phantasmo's entire body on the cover is flesh-colored, making it appear that he is nude.

Dick Tracy is on the Trail Again! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Phantasmo Master of the World / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Inks
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A swift strato-liner wings westward with Phantasmo...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantasmo [Phil Anson]; Whizzer McGee; Jerry (Whizzer's cousin); Captain Oaku (villain, death?); the Japanese (villains, many die)
Synopsis
Phantasmo and Whizzer make their way to California to visit Whizzer's cousin, who has been hearing strange noises from underneath his house.
Reprints
Keywords
Cliff House

Indexer Notes

original Dell hero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Black Knight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The young smithy has again proved his loyalty to the king...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
The Black Knight

Indexer Notes

Part of a continuing story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as EAP] (signed)
Inks
? [as EAP] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello-- hello-- D.A.?
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mr. District Attorney
Synopsis
Mr. District Attorney breaks up an espionage ring.

Indexer Notes

Signed "EAP" in next-to-last panel.

Read The Voice (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Voice The Invisible Detective / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.75 page (report information)

Stamps (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Hi, Funnies' Fans... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Rex- King of the Deep / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Inks
Alden McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After discovering an enemy 'fifth column' camp...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Rex; Tim
Synopsis
Rex and his submarine crew battle a band of "Fifth Columnists."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Speed Martin - Newsreel Cameraman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Vic Bloom (credited)
Pencils
Bob Hebberd [as Hebb] (signed)
Inks
Bob Hebberd [as Hebb] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Speed and Mickey have just missed death several times!
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Signed "Hebb" in a circle in fifth panel on last page.

Art credits suggested by Who's Who in American Comic Books 1928-1999.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Sky Ranger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney [as R. L. J.] (signed)
Inks
Bob Jenney [as R. L. J.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deep in the ruins of the ancient city...
Genre
adventure; aviation

Indexer Notes

Initialed "R. L. J." on bottom of next-to-last page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

John Carter of Mars / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Coleman Burroughs (credited)
Inks
John Coleman Burroughs (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Helium is being beseiged!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Carter; Tars Tarkas; Dejah Thoris

Lucky Storm (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text story with one illustration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Captain Easy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane (credited)
Pencils
Roy Crane (credited)
Inks
Roy Crane (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flying to Lima, Peru, Wash and Easy meet an American girl, Mary Lancaster...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy; Wash Tubbs; Mary Lancaster
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Soldier of Fortune (NEA Service) Sunday newspaper reprints from 1939.09.24 - 1939.10.29

Indexer Notes

Dialogue is re-lettered. First part of a continued story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Ready] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles; Red Ryder / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Phantasmo The Master of the World
  2. 1. Dick Tracy is on the Trail Again!
    Dick Tracy
  3. 2. ["A swift strato-liner wings westward with Phantasmo..."]
    Phantasmo Master of the World
  4. 3. ["The young smithy has again proved his loyalty to the king..."]
    The Black Knight
  5. 4. ["Hello-- hello-- D.A.?"]
    Mr. District Attorney
  6. 5. Read The Voice
    The Voice The Invisible Detective
  7. 6. Stamps
  8. 7. Hi, Funnies' Fans...
  9. 8. ["After discovering an enemy 'fifth column' camp..."]
    Rex- King of the Deep
  10. 9. ["Speed and Mickey have just missed death several times!"]
    Speed Martin - Newsreel Cameraman
  11. 10. ["Deep in the ruins of the ancient city..."]
    The Sky Ranger
  12. 11. ["Helium is being beseiged!"]
    John Carter of Mars
  13. 12. Lucky Storm
  14. 13. ["Flying to Lima, Peru, Wash and Easy meet an American girl, Mary Lancaster..."]
    Captain Easy
  15. 14. ["Swimming Googles"]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  16. 15. [Ready]
    Daisy Air Rifles; Red Ryder
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