(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

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 (sourced)
Inks
Frank Thomas (sourced)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Owl [Nick Terry]
Reprints

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 and His Flying Fortress / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams (signed as A. McWilliams)
Inks
Al McWilliams (signed as A. McWilliams)
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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Micale (signed as Albert Micale)
Inks
Al Micale (signed as Albert Micale)
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...
Genre
adventure; humor
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; children
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, Special Nurse / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Feature Logo
Myra North
Genre
adventure; drama
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 (credited as F. V. Martinek)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiding under a big tarpulin...
Genre
war; adventure; military
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
  • From Dan Dunn Daily (Publishers Syndicate) - 1939-02-11 (4th Panel) - 1939-02-24

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The mayor of Goofville is making a speech...
Genre
adventure; humor

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

Boots and Her Buddies / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Abe Martin (credited as Martin)
Inks
Abe Martin (credited as Martin)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

This is the final appearance of the "Boots and Her Buddies" feature in Crackajack Funnies. The feature appears next in Red Ryder Comics (Hawley, 1940 Series) #3 (August 1941).

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 and His Flying Fortress
  5. 4. ["A new danger, in the form of illness..."]
    The 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, Special Nurse
  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 and Her Buddies
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Nick Caputo
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Jeffrey Lindenblatt
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore