(June 1941)

Columbia, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-04-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Vincent Sullivan

Issue Notes

Vincent Sullivan is credited as the editor on the inside front cover.

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 Skyman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a present from the Skyman!
Genre
superhero; adventure; aviation
Characters
Skyman [Allan Turner]

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

Mortimer the Monk / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Quit stalling!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mortimer

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

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

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

Script
Gardner Fox (credited as Paul Dean)
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Across the cloud-strewn skyways of America...
Genre
superhero; adventure; aviation
Characters
The Skyman [Allan Turner]; Fawn Carroll

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

Sparky Watts / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Boody Rogers (credited)
Pencils
Boody Rogers (credited)
Inks
Boody Rogers (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doctor Static, what is dis gadget...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Sparky Watts (introduction); Doc Static (introduction)
Reprints

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

Captain Devildog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
America's first line of defense lies...

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

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

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Ham Fisher
Inks
Ham Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A meeting of the N.B.A. has been called...
Genre
sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh; Mr. Weidebottom
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka daily (The McNaught Syndicate)

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

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
In these days of wars and the rumors of wars...
Characters
Spy-Chief [Jeff Cardiff]

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With Charlie apparently drowned in the well...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Charlie Chan; Keeno (villain); Francine; Gina; Molu (servant); Kirk
Reprints
  • from Charlie Chan daily (The McNaught Syndicate)

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

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
I like him--
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan; Ginger
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

The top tier features Good Deed Dotty.

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

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
Deep in the humid jungles of South America...

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

Mike the Mascot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab (signed as Schwab)
Pencils
Fred Schwab (signed as Schwab)
Inks
Fred Schwab (signed as Schwab)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw--doggone it!
Characters
Mike the Mascot

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

Marvelo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If the Indians who live in those mountains...
Characters
Marvello; Oswald

The Face Makes a Headline (Table of Contents: 12)

Face / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If it's fight you're looking for...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Face

Indexer Notes

Blake byline credited to Fox in the Who's Who.

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

Oliver Drab / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray McGill
Pencils
Ray McGill (signed)
Inks
Ray McGill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chee--a nice rainy night...
Characters
Oliver Drab; Butch
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Here's a present from the Skyman!"]
    The Skyman
  2. 1. ["Quit stalling!"]
    Mortimer the Monk
  3. 2. ["Across the cloud-strewn skyways of America..."]
    The Skyman
  4. 3. ["Doctor Static, what is dis gadget..."]
    Sparky Watts
  5. 4. ["America's first line of defense lies..."]
    Captain Devildog
  6. 5. ["A meeting of the N.B.A. has been called..."]
    Joe Palooka
  7. 6. ["In these days of wars and the rumors of wars..."]
    Spy-Chief
  8. 7. ["With Charlie apparently drowned in the well..."]
    Charlie Chan
  9. 8. ["I like him--"]
    Dixie Dugan
  10. 9. ["Deep in the humid jungles of South America..."]
    Rocky Ryan
  11. 10. ["Aw--doggone it!"]
    Mike the Mascot
  12. 11. ["If the Indians who live in those mountains..."]
    Marvelo
  13. 12. The Face Makes a Headline
    Face
  14. 13. ["If it's fight you're looking for..."]
    The Face
  15. 14. ["Chee--a nice rainy night..."]
    Oliver Drab
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Keith Chandler
  • Del Gruber
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q
  • Dave Redmond
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Daniel Thingvold