(April 1941)

Columbia, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1941-02-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Vin Sullivan

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; Dixie Dugan; Skyman; Charlie Chan; Joe Palooka; Rocky Ryan; Bungle Family; Jibby Jones; Marvelo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll stick by her -- she's a grand lady!
Characters
The Face; Dixie Dugan; Skyman; Charlie Chan; Joe Palooka; Rocky Ryan; Jibby Jones; Marvelo; George Bungle
Keywords
Statue of Liberty

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Skyman, daring phantom rider of the airways...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Skyman [Allan Turner]; Fawn Carroll

Indexer Notes

Whitney signs on panel five of page ten.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look Mike--the kids abandoned their sled...

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Amid the horrors the sea of war that rises...
Genre
spy
Characters
Spy-Chief [Jeff Cardiff]

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

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

Script
Ham Fisher (credited)
Pencils
Ham Fisher (credited)
Inks
Ham Fisher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Knobby has been barred all over the country...
Genre
drama; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh; Mr. Weidebottom; Duke Dropper
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka daily (The McNaught Syndiccate)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A water pistol!
Genre
crime
Characters
Tom Kerry; Jim Trumbull; Bill Slade; Nola Slade

Jibby Jones Meets a Problem (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Jibby Jones; Chubby Higgins; Beany

Indexer Notes

Text story with two illustrations.

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

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm really proud of you today, George.
Genre
humor
Characters
George Bungle; Jo Bungle
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is "Short Stories", by the same creator.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alfred Andriola
Inks
Alfred Andriola
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Niall Parish sees Trevor drown...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Charlie Chan; Kirk Barrow; Richter; Niall Parrish; David Frome; Gina
Reprints
  • from Charlie Chan daily (The McNaught Syndicate)

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

Kid Stuff / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The boy next door has a pony too.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Seven unrelated gag panels.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I love your apartment, Mildred!
Characters
Dixie Dugan; Mildred; Little Robbie McNitt
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is "Good Deed Dotty", by the same creators.

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

Marvelo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the National Bank where Marvelo goes...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvelo

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're unusually gay tonight, dear...
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan; her mother
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier is "Good Deed Dotty", by the same creators.

[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
In the movies bricks and rocks...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Tom Mix

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A man approaches them...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Rocky Ryan; Doe Ames; Cap Carmer;

Indexer Notes

Whitney signs the first panel of the final page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jibby--there's a new girl moved in...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Jibby Jones; his mother; his sister

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Face / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The man with the horrible face has made himself famous...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Tony Trent [The Face]; unnamed Nazi saboteurs

Indexer Notes

Art previously credited to Ogden Whitney.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'll stick by her -- she's a grand lady!"]
    Face; Dixie Dugan; Skyman; Charlie Chan; Joe Palooka; Rocky Ryan; Bungle Family; Jibby Jones; Marvelo
  2. 1. ["The Skyman, daring phantom rider of the airways..."]
    The Skyman
  3. 2. ["Look Mike--the kids abandoned their sled..."]
    Mike the Mascot
  4. 3. ["Amid the horrors the sea of war that rises..."]
    Spy-Chief
  5. 4. ["Knobby has been barred all over the country..."]
    Joe Palooka
  6. 5. ["A water pistol!"]
    Tom Kerry District Attorney
  7. 6. Jibby Jones Meets a Problem
    Jibby Jones
  8. 7. ["I'm really proud of you today, George."]
    The Bungle Family
  9. 8. ["Niall Parish sees Trevor drown..."]
    Charlie Chan
  10. 9. ["The boy next door has a pony too."]
    Kid Stuff
  11. 10. ["I love your apartment, Mildred!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  12. 11. ["At the National Bank where Marvelo goes..."]
    Marvelo
  13. 12. ["You're unusually gay tonight, dear..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  14. 13. ["In the movies bricks and rocks..."]
    Film Flashes
  15. 14. ["A man approaches them..."]
    Rocky Ryan
  16. 15. ["Jibby--there's a new girl moved in..."]
    Jibby Jones
  17. 16. ["The man with the horrible face has made himself famous..."]
    The Face
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Keith Chandler
  • Del Gruber
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dave Redmond
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)