(March 12, 1946)

George A. Pflaum, 1946 Series
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Volume
1
Price
[None]
Pages
32
Indicia Frequency
every two weeks during the school year, except during the holidays
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Geo. A. Pflaum, Publisher, Inc.
Brand
A Comic Magazine Geo. A. Pflaum, Publisher, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S., Later Standard Silver Age U.S., Later Still Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia title: TREASURE CHEST.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Cover art is a collage of panels from stories in this issue.

Debunking the Animals (Table of Contents: 1)

Debunking the Animals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Strothmann (signed)
Inks
Strothmann (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis
Debunking of old wives' tales regarding animals.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

God's Gift Is Lent (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Wilfred Diamond
Pencils
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Inks
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; religious
Synopsis
A discussion of the appropriate sacrifices for Lent.

Indexer Notes

Art signed in the final panel.

Legend of Pancake Tuesday (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Violet Moore Higgins
Pencils
Violet Moore Higgins (signed)
Inks
Violet Moore Higgins (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; children
Synopsis
A history of Shrove Tuesday traditions.

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

Chuck White / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Griffin [as Griffin Jay]
Pencils
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Inks
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This begins a new kind of story...
Genre
teen
Characters
Chuck White; Mr. White; Mr. Kelly; Bill Rankin; Spook; Officer Brophy
Synopsis
Chuck and his dad move to Steeltown where Chuck unknowingly helps Bill and his gang steal a car.

Part I The Ark and the Dove (Table of Contents: 5)

Founding of Maryland / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Iris Vinton
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; historical
Synopsis
Lord Calvert gives money to help establish a Catholic colony in the New World

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

Skee Barry Salvage Diver U.S.N. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Iris Vinton
Pencils
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Inks
Earl Lonsbury (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Skee Barry begins his career...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Skee Barry; Laffy
Synopsis
Salvaging material from a sunken ship, Skee's air lines become tangled.

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

The What If Fairy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everybody wants eggs cooked differently...
Genre
children
Characters
What If Fairy; Mary; Billy
Synopsis
An enchanted salt shaker takes Mary and Billy to Louisiana to show them how salt is mined and prepared for marketing.

Indexer Notes

Art may be signed on the last page.

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

The Robinsons' Rumpus Room / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Marsh
Pencils
Clara Peck (signed)
Inks
Clara Peck (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on in, Jim...
Genre
teen
Characters
Jim; Ronny Robinson; Mrs. Robinson; Mr. Robinson
Synopsis
The Robinson kids and their friend Jim prepare to create a rumpus room in the Robinsons' basement.
Keywords
activity; how-to

The Mystery of the Limping Man (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Griffin [as Griffin Jay]
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Puzzle and Game Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jules Leopold
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
word and number puzzles

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Coming in the Next Issue! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Presenting Treasure Chest (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Lower half of back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Debunking the Animals
    Debunking the Animals
  3. 2. God's Gift Is Lent
  4. 3. Legend of Pancake Tuesday
  5. 4. ["This begins a new kind of story..."]
    Chuck White
  6. 5. Part I The Ark and the Dove
    Founding of Maryland
  7. 6. ["Skee Barry begins his career..."]
    Skee Barry Salvage Diver U.S.N.
  8. 7. ["Everybody wants eggs cooked differently..."]
    The What If Fairy
  9. 8. ["Come on in, Jim..."]
    The Robinsons' Rumpus Room
  10. 9. The Mystery of the Limping Man
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle and Game Page
  12. 11. Coming in the Next Issue!
  13. 12. Presenting Treasure Chest
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
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