(February 14, 1963)

George A. Pflaum, 1946 Series
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Volume:
18
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Every two weeks during the school year
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Geo. A. Pflaum, Publisher, Inc.
Editing:
Richard J. Voelkel
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Inks:
Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; religious
Characters:
St. Valentine
Reprints:
Keywords:
Valentine

Here's Your Special Draw-Along '3-D' Model Head (Table of Contents: 1)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On inside front & back covers.

Funny Faces (Table of Contents: 2)

Draw-Along with Frank Borth / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Borth
Pencils:
Frank Borth
Inks:
Frank Borth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Frank Borth
Synopsis:
How to draw facial expressions.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lesson 2

["Early the next morning, as Chuck and Gene are washing up..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

Chuck White and His Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Moss [as Max Pine]
Pencils:
Fran Matera
Inks:
Fran Matera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chuck White
Synopsis:
After observing Grundy mistreat a colt, Chuck and Gene are helicoptered into Hidden Canyon.

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of the Lost Treasure of Santa Fe saga
Max Pine was an alias of Frank Moss, per 2006 interview with Frank Borth: "You can find out in reading your things he also uses the word Max Pine as a substitute for him because he didn't want them to think he was writing everything in the place..." http://cuislandora.wrlc.org/islandora/object/cuislandora%3A40849

[Do you know that love of sports and mountains...] (Table of Contents: 4)

Talking it over... with Father John / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Father John
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
religious
Synopsis:
Reflections on the Alps and religion.

["Why not make an apron..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Patsy Planner / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Haines?
Pencils:
Bill Haines
Inks:
Bill Haines
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Patsy Planner
Synopsis:
Patsy shows how to sew a lace-trimmed gingham apron.

Mistakes and More Mistakes! (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Borth
Inks:
Frank Borth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
The reader is challenged to find dozens of mistakes in an illustration.

["A new skating rink is coming to Shady Falls."] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Mystery of Shady Falls / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ruth Geller [as Ruth Burton]; Burton Geller [as Ruth Burton]
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Kohler hires Maureen to sing at his skating rinkÑeven though she's tone-deaf.

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of "The Mystery of Shady Falls"

The Cinderella Team (Table of Contents: 8)

Sports Spectacular / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Zofkie
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Colors:
?
Letters:
Jon D'Agostino

Genre:
sports
Synopsis:
In 1950, underrated City College of New York becomes the first basketball team ever to win both the NIT and the NCAA tournament.

Capitol Page Boy (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott
Inks:
Joe Sinnott
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Holloway

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Cameo appearance by Vice President Lyndon Johnson
Synopsis:
A day in the life of three Washington, D.C. page boys: two in Congress, one in the Supreme Court.

["Hair Curler $5.50"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Pierre / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pierre
Synopsis:
Pierre buys a product labeled "hair curler." When he unboxes it, it proves to be a curly wig.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Here's Your Special Draw-Along '3-D' Model Head
  3. 2. Funny Faces
    Draw-Along with Frank Borth
  4. 3. ["Early the next morning, as Chuck and Gene are washing up..."]
    Chuck White and His Friends
  5. 4. [Do you know that love of sports and mountains...]
    Talking it over... with Father John
  6. 5. ["Why not make an apron..."]
    Patsy Planner
  7. 6. Mistakes and More Mistakes!
  8. 7. ["A new skating rink is coming to Shady Falls."]
    The Mystery of Shady Falls
  9. 8. The Cinderella Team
    Sports Spectacular
  10. 9. Capitol Page Boy
  11. 10. ["Hair Curler $5.50"]
    Pierre
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