(April 1941)

Western, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-03-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Oskar Lebeck
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1941 by K. K. Publications, Inc.

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)

The Owl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Thomas
Inks
Frank Thomas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Owl [Nick Terry]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art confirmed in Alter Ego #151 (March 2018). ? removed.

Weaver Birds (Table of Contents: 1)

This Curious World / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William Ferguson (signed)
Inks
William Ferguson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red.

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

The Owl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Thomas ?
Pencils
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beautiful night, Belle...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Owl [Nick Terry]; Owl Girl [Belle Wayne]
Reprints
Keywords
Owlplane

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

Stratosphere Jim / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Inks
Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After driving off a Japanese army column...
Genre
adventure; aviation

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

Crusoes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Micale [as Albert Micale] (signed)
Inks
Al Micale [as Albert Micale] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A new danger, in the form of illness...
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender.

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

Wash Tubbs / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane (signed)
Inks
Roy Crane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Panezuela Wash has finally secured...
Reprints
  • from newspaper strips.

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

Herky / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Merry Christmas, Hoik
Genre
humor
Characters
Herky; Honey; Noodles Nelson

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

Ellery Queen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cecil Batten proved this painting...
Genre
detective-mystery

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

Bob and Bill / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Carlson (credited)
Inks
Ralph Carlson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bob and Bill, the scout twins, were exploring..;.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Bob; Bill

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

Tarzan / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed)
Inks
Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Outside the camp of the Shiftas...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan

The Mystic Dragon (Table of Contents: 10)

Myra North / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Thompson (credited)
Pencils
Charles Coll (credited)
Inks
Charles Coll (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • from newspaper strips.

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

Red Ryder / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Murder rides the range!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Ryder; Little Beaver
Reprints
  • newspaper strips.

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

Don Winslow / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank V. Martinek [as F. V. Martinek] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiding under a big tarpulin...
Genre
war
Characters
Don Winslow; Red Pennington

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

Dan Dunn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Marsh (credited)
Inks
Norman Marsh (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dan Dunn and the Chief have made their way...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dan Dunn
Reprints
  • newspaper strips.

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

Gabby Scoops / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Treadwell (credited)
Pencils
Bill Connor (credited)
Inks
Bill Connor (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The mayor of Goofville is making a speech...

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

Boots / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edgar Martin [as Martin] (credited)
Inks
Edgar Martin [as Martin] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't it bee-ooo-tiful out here, babe?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Owl
  2. 1. Weaver Birds
    This Curious World
  3. 2. ["Beautiful night, Belle..."]
    The Owl
  4. 3. ["After driving off a Japanese army column..."]
    Stratosphere Jim
  5. 4. ["A new danger, in the form of illness..."]
    Crusoes
  6. 5. ["In Panezuela Wash has finally secured..."]
    Wash Tubbs
  7. 6. ["Merry Christmas, Hoik"]
    Herky
  8. 7. ["Cecil Batten proved this painting..."]
    Ellery Queen
  9. 8. ["Bob and Bill, the scout twins, were exploring..;."]
    Bob and Bill
  10. 9. ["Outside the camp of the Shiftas..."]
    Tarzan
  11. 10. The Mystic Dragon
    Myra North
  12. 11. ["Murder rides the range!"]
    Red Ryder
  13. 12. ["Hiding under a big tarpulin..."]
    Don Winslow
  14. 13. ["Dan Dunn and the Chief have made their way..."]
    Dan Dunn
  15. 14. ["The mayor of Goofville is making a speech..."]
    Gabby Scoops
  16. 15. ["Isn't it bee-ooo-tiful out here, babe?"]
    Boots
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