([1942])

Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.00 FREE
Pages
16
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
[none printed]
Editing
?; George J. Hecht (publisher) (uncredited, see notes)
Color
full color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Intended as a monthly series, likely only one issue published.

No date or publisher listed on comic. Date and publisher is based on the contents of a letter dated January 20, 1943 sent by Parents' Institute President George J. Hecht to Dr. Wilbur Schramm, head of the Division of Educational Services within the Office of War Information.
Copy located in the United States National Archives, Record Group 44 (Office of Government Reports), entry # PI-35 146: General Records, 1942-July 1, 1943 (Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Domestic Operations Branch. Bureau of Publications. Division of Educational Services.) Box #1694, Folder: "Correspondence: Division of Educational Services".

Publisher address given, 52 Vanderbilt Ave., New York, N.Y. is that of Parents' Institute, Inc.


He Turned a Mistake into an Important Time-Saving Improvement! (Table of Contents)

Max Kholas / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Max Kholas; max's unnamed uncle; Westinghouse Company bosses (all unnamed)
Synopsis
While working for Westinghouse, Max invents a cement that allows rubber to be glued together and not come undone during use.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story starts on cover.

The Story of Ed Hoffman (Table of Contents: 1)

Ed Hoffman / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Ed Hoffman; unnamed Army Air Corps officer; RCA plant employees (all unnamed)
Synopsis
Ed Hoffman develops silicon iron as a substitute for nickaloi steel for use in military aircraft.

Full-Time American (Table of Contents: 2)

William T, Morris, One Man War Plant / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
William T. Morris; unnamed postal workers; unnamed naval officer
Synopsis
William T. Morris works two jobs, postal carrier by day and making spokes for ships steering wheels at night, averaging over 1000 a year.
Reprints

Time Out for Victory (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Kalva Rossuck (Miasnicov); Sid Rossuck; Rossuck's unnamed children; female at party (unnamed); unnamed aviation teachers; unnamed plant co-workers
Synopsis
Kalva Rossuck, a naturalized Russian-American born in China, decides to help her three nations of origin by working for the Republic Aviation Corporation building airplanes.
Reprints

Saved 12,000 Hours a Year! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Sam Feiner; Bill; Sam's unnamed son; unnamed co-workers
Synopsis
Sam Feiner, while working at the Bethlehem Steel Company shipyard in San Francisco, develops a method to speed up production of pipe elbows, saving the shipyard a 1000 man-hours a month.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story concludes on the back cover.

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. He Turned a Mistake into an Important Time-Saving Improvement!
    Max Kholas
  2. 1. The Story of Ed Hoffman
    Ed Hoffman
  3. 2. Full-Time American
    William T, Morris, One Man War Plant
  4. 3. Time Out for Victory
  5. 4. Saved 12,000 Hours a Year!
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