(1940)

Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
On-sale date
1940
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Pelican Publications
Brand
[pelican emblem]
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Complete indicia (from DCM scan):
Published by Pelican Publications, 49 West 45th St., New York, New York.
Copyright 1940, Funnies Inc., New York, New York.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Giant / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Giant [Mr. Brentwood]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Green Giant / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Kapitan (signed)
Pencils
Harry Sahle (signed)
Inks
Harry Sahle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like a mythical figure of past appears...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Giant [Mr. Brentwood] (brokerage firm owner on Wall Street, introduction); John Preston (Brentwood's partner); Samuel "Smiley" Gleason (villain); Gleason's mob ["Killer"; Lefty; Joe] (villains)
Synopsis
Preston informs Brentwood of another block of counterfeit stock, so he dons the garb of Green Giant, and investigates, discovering several of the perpetrators. Through them, he tracks down the head of the counterfeiting mob and brings them to justice.
Reprints
Keywords
Atlas Warehouse; S.S. Lando

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

End blurb indicates another issue, which never appeared.

Gags and Gab (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Pencils
Ray Gill [as RAG] (signed)
Inks
Ray Gill [as RAG] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Jokes and three one-panel gag cartoons, two with text captions, one signed "RAG".

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

Dr. Nerod / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Inks
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While soldiers march across battlefields...
Characters
Dr. Nerod (first appearance; only appearance)

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

Mundoo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John E. Pierrotti (signed)
Inks
John E. Pierrotti (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bob Haven, government surveyor...
Characters
Bob Haven; Mundoo; Dr. Ruskin; Helen Rogers; "Big Jim" Hawkins (villain, dies)

Indexer Notes

Story is printed in black, white, and red only.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Kar Toon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock (signed)
Pencils
Martin Filchock (signed)
Inks
Martin Filchock (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not a bad looking cat....
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is printed in black, white, and red only.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Master Mystic / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Victor E. Pazmino
Inks
Victor E. Pazmino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Into a world beset by war, crime, and disease...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Master Mystic (introduction); Rango (villain, scientist from Slavonia, death)
Synopsis
Master Mystic must battle a demented scientist who has invented a new drug which transforms him into a giant so that he can exact revenge and lay waste to those countries which thwarted his dream of world domination.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

Story printed in black, white, and red only.

Art credits per Bill Black.

Magnetic Missiles of Doom (Table of Contents: 7)

Black Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Lucky Lane / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Grant Evers
Inks
Grant Evers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Introducing Lucky Lane, the luckiest trouble wrangler...

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

Researcher / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the bachelor quarters of Dr. Revel...

Stamps (Table of Contents: 10)

Nobby Hobbies / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray Gill
Pencils
Ray Gill ?
Inks
Ray Gill ?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article on stamp collecting, with two incidental spot illustrations.

Indexer Notes

As per scan of page at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/preview/index.php?did=16991&page=50

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

Fun-o-graphs / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vernon Miller
Pencils
Vernon Miller
Inks
Vernon Miller
Letters
Vernon Miller

Genre
children
Synopsis
Three illustrated items: cartoon cut-out activity; optical illusion; word game
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

As per scan at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/preview/index.php?did=16991&page=52

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Giant
  2. 1. ["Like a mythical figure of past appears..."]
    Green Giant
  3. 2. Gags and Gab
  4. 3. ["While soldiers march across battlefields..."]
    Dr. Nerod
  5. 4. ["Bob Haven, government surveyor..."]
    Mundoo
  6. 5. ["Not a bad looking cat...."]
    Kar Toon
  7. 6. ["Into a world beset by war, crime, and disease..."]
    Master Mystic
  8. 7. Magnetic Missiles of Doom
    Black Arrow
  9. 8. ["Introducing Lucky Lane, the luckiest trouble wrangler..."]
    Lucky Lane
  10. 9. ["In the bachelor quarters of Dr. Revel..."]
    Researcher
  11. 10. Stamps
    Nobby Hobbies
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fun-o-graphs
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