(1941)

Dell, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co. Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Becomes War Stories (Dell, 1942 series) with next issue.

Available as a scan at digitalcomicmuseum.com.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Night Devils / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy; war

130 Tons (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams (signed as A. McWilliams)
Inks
Al McWilliams (signed as A. McWilliams)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
military
Synopsis
Illustration and short text about a new class of Soviet tanks.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; two colors, red and black

Black Wings Over Berlin (Table of Contents: 2)

Night Devils / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Black Wings
Genre
spy; war
Characters
Black Wings [Agent 5; Agent 9]

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.
I'm not sure that this is their only appearance. It appears that the name of the feature changed from Black Wings to Night Devils with War Stories #5, since the spies wear the same outfits, and the opening recap in War Stories #5 references back to this story.

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

Happy Chandler / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley (signed)
Inks
Dan Gormley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crashing his plane into the side of a barn...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Happy Chandler; Nelson J. Chandler; Charlie

Indexer Notes

Dan Gormley's signature on last page of story (spotted by Doc Mars).

This is the only appearance of the "Happy Chandler" feature.

Blood, Sun, and Sand (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Geoffrey Wells; Bucky Hill

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

The Sky Hawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The 'Hot-Shots' reporting as per your orders, Admiral White.
Genre
war; aviation
Characters
Storm Allen; Lucky Lane; Buzz Magee; Admiral White; Professor Gaynor; Grace Gaynor; Taga

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

The Tripod Trio / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, boys, we're on our way to North Africa...
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Tripod Trio [Mickey]

Indexer Notes

Last appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Scoop Mason / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Most of the crew is ashore...
Genre
war; teen
Characters
Scoop Mason; Sleepy Samson; Judy Jackson [Jay-Jay]; Toto (first appearance); Mr. Rinzeman (first appearance, villain)

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

Greg Gilday / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Extry! War in South America! Extry!
Genre
superhero; war; science fiction
Characters
Greg Gilday; Joan

Indexer Notes

Last appearance, though the last panel announces that this feature will be in the next issue.

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

Peace Raider / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Will Rowland (credited as W. E. Rowland)
Inks
Will Rowland (credited as W. E. Rowland)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Larry MacIntosh, inventor of the metal destroying Voracitite...
Genre
war
Characters
Peace Raider [Larry MacIntosh]; Pat; Ivan Barbanoff (villain); The War Master [also as The Warmaster] (villain)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance; last page of story appears on inside back cover, printed in two colors, red and black.

Consolidated B-24 (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams (signed as A. McWilliams)
Inks
Al McWilliams (signed as A. McWilliams)
Colors
Al McWilliams
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Illustration of a bomber with some technical information about it.

Indexer Notes

On back cover of issue.

Info for this sequence supplied by Doc Mars via the GCD Error Tracker.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Night Devils
  2. 1. 130 Tons
  3. 2. Black Wings Over Berlin
    Night Devils
  4. 3. ["Crashing his plane into the side of a barn..."]
    Happy Chandler
  5. 4. Blood, Sun, and Sand
  6. 5. ["The 'Hot-Shots' reporting as per your orders, Admiral White."]
    The Sky Hawk
  7. 6. ["Well, boys, we're on our way to North Africa..."]
    The Tripod Trio
  8. 7. ["Most of the crew is ashore..."]
    Scoop Mason
  9. 8. ["Extry! War in South America! Extry!"]
    Greg Gilday
  10. 9. ["Larry MacIntosh, inventor of the metal destroying Voracitite..."]
    Peace Raider
  11. 10. Consolidated B-24
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Bill Devine
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Alan Hutchinson
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Mike Nielsen