(January 1941)

Columbia, 1940 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-11-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Vin Sullivan (editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Face; Skyman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Creig Flessel ?
Inks
Creig Flessel ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You did a great job "Face" in rounding up those crooks!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Face [Tony Trent]; Skyman [Allan Turner]; Joe Palooka (inset); Marvelo (inset); Rocky Ryan (inset)

Indexer Notes

A previous indexer credited the artwork to Ogden Whitney, but this looks more like Creig Flessel's work.

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

Happy New Year / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

[Hanner's Tunnel Terror] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Skyman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited as Paul Dean)
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Wing roars high...
Genre
superhero; adventure; aviation
Characters
The Skyman [Allan Turner]; Fawn Carroll; Hanners (villain)

Indexer Notes

Whitney signs on the fourth panel of the final page.

[The Stock Market Plunge] (Table of Contents: 3)

Joe Palooka / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Ham Fisher
Inks
Ham Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joe - Will you give me your autograph...
Genre
drama; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh; Mr. Howe; Ann Howe
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka daily (The McNaught Syndiccate)

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

Mike the Mascot / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Blue Tie Diamond Robberies] (Table of Contents: 5)

Tom Kerry District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (credited as Gene Baxter)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (credited as Gene Baxter)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; crime
Characters
Tom Kerry; Travis

[The Z-9 Sabotage] (Table of Contents: 6)

Spy-Chief / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks
Mart Bailey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Americas (sic) expand their navy...
Characters
Spy-Chief [Jeff Cardiff]; Nagda Norris

[The Skating Lesson] (Table of Contents: 7)

Jibby Jones / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Creig Flessel
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Jibby Jones; his mother; Elsie Lee

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

The Bungle Family / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Inks
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sunday (The MvNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is a strip entitled "Testimonials", by the same creator.

pantomime; wordless story

[The Macaw Mystery, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 9)

Charlie Chan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Alfred Andriola (credited)
Pencils
Alfred Andriola (credited)
Inks
Alfred Andriola (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having rescued David Frome...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Charlie Chan; Kirk Barrow; David Frome; Miss Parrish; Mr. Richter
Reprints
  • from Charlie Chan daily (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

strip reprints

[Peril in Pola] (Table of Contents: 10)

Rocky Ryan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sailing southward with Doe Ames and her father...
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Rocky Ryan; Doe Ames; Professor Ames (Doe's father, introduction)

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited as J. H. Striebel) (signed as J. H. Striebel)
Inks
John Striebel (credited as J. H. Striebel) (signed as J. H. Striebel)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm dying to find a different place to eat, Mickey.
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan; Mickey; Gracie
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Kid Stuff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Albert Chartier (credited)
Pencils
Albert Chartier (credited)
Inks
Albert Chartier (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mommy, Billy's out again!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Seven unrelated gag panels.

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

Film Flashes / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer (signed as F B G)
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed as F B G)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed as F B G)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Dick Powell came to Hollywood...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Dick Powell; Joan Blondell; Mickey Rooney

[The Hidden Treasure of the Haunted House] (Table of Contents: 14)

Marvelo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Marvelo? I must have your help at once!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvelo; Kate

The Face's Hi-Jacking Episode (Table of Contents: 15)

The Face / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited as Michael Blake)
Pencils
Mart Bailey
Inks
Mart Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Face [Tony Trent]; Dutch; Zack; Bill

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

[The Tony Trent Impersonator] (Table of Contents: 16)

Face / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited as Michael Blake)
Pencils
Mart Bailey
Inks
Mart Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Face [Tony Trent]; Babs Walsh; Muscles Macquire

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Oddities from Here 'n' There / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Guardineer
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Let's Play Games / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Start from the cow and try to lead it to the barn...

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You did a great job "Face" in rounding up those crooks!"]
    Face; Skyman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Happy New Year
  3. 2. [Hanner's Tunnel Terror]
    The Skyman
  4. 3. [The Stock Market Plunge]
    Joe Palooka
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mike the Mascot
  6. 5. [The Blue Tie Diamond Robberies]
    Tom Kerry District Attorney
  7. 6. [The Z-9 Sabotage]
    Spy-Chief
  8. 7. [The Skating Lesson]
    Jibby Jones
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Bungle Family
  10. 9. [The Macaw Mystery, Part 1]
    Charlie Chan
  11. 10. [Peril in Pola]
    Rocky Ryan
  12. 11. ["I'm dying to find a different place to eat, Mickey."]
    Dixie Dugan
  13. 12. ["Mommy, Billy's out again!"]
    Kid Stuff
  14. 13. ["When Dick Powell came to Hollywood..."]
    Film Flashes
  15. 14. [The Hidden Treasure of the Haunted House]
    Marvelo
  16. 15. The Face's Hi-Jacking Episode
    The Face
  17. 16. [The Tony Trent Impersonator]
    Face
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Oddities from Here 'n' There
  19. 18. ["Start from the cow and try to lead it to the barn..."]
    Let's Play Games
  20. 19. ["The Skyman America's national hero!"]
    Skyman
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Keith Chandler
  • Del Gruber
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dave Redmond
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Daniel Thingvold