(November 18, 1979)

Toronto Sun, 1977 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.00 FREE
Pages:
16
On-sale date:
1979-11-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
[none printed]
Brand:
Sunday Sun
Editing:
?
Color:
colour cover; colour interior
Dimensions:
18cm x 25cm
Paper Stock:
newsprint cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
glued
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Printed in the U.S.A. listed on back cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Richard Bowes
Inks:
Richard Bowes
Colors:
Richard Bowes
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Cover drawn by contest winner Richard Bowes (age 10, Bramalea, Ontario).

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

Catfish / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rog Bollen; Gary Peterman
Pencils:
Rog Bollen (signed)
Inks:
Rog Bollen (signed)
Colors:
Rog Bollen ?
Letters:
Rog Bollen ?; Gary Peterman ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Here ya go Kenneth.
Genre:
humour; western-frontier
Characters:
Catfish; Lieutenant; Kenneth (a turkey)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Copyright 1979 by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc. (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Synd., Inc.).

["As Phelario's sun sets and the moon-studded twilight falls..."] [Princess Leia, Imperial Servant] (Table of Contents: 2)

Star Wars / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Russ Helm
Pencils:
Russ Manning
Inks:
Russ Manning
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
37

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Princess Leia Organa [as Lerna]; Thalassa Tarkin; unnamed workers; unnamed guards

Indexer Notes

Quoted text for title is the first line a dialogue. When later reprinted, the story line was given a title and is used here as the second title, Princess Leia, Imperial Servant.

Copyright 1979 by 20th Century-Fox and Black Falcon.

Distributed by the Los Angeles Times Syndicate (L.A. Times Synd.).

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

Frank and Ernest / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Thaves
Pencils:
Bob Thaves [as Thaves] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Thaves [as Thaves] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bob Thaves

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Did you know that I used to be a champion weight lifter?
Genre:
humour
Characters:
Frank; Ernest; unnamed dog

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 by NEA, Inc.

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

Lolly / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Pete Hansen
Pencils:
Pete Hansen
Inks:
Pete Hansen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pete Hansen

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
This is match point. Are you ready?
Genre:
humour
Characters:
Junior; T-Bone
Keywords:
tennis

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc. (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Synd., Inc.).

Mr. Full and Mr. Empty (Table of Contents: 5)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Hank Ketcham
Pencils:
Hank Ketcham
Inks:
Hank Ketcham
Colors:
?
Letters:
Hank Ketcham

Genre:
humour; children; domestic
Characters:
Alice Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Dennis Mitchell; Joey McDonald
Keywords:
Thanksgiving

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 by Field Enterprises Inc.

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

According to Guinness / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Largest playing field
Genre:
non-fiction; history
Characters:
Joseph Nicephore Niepce; Giuseppe Cantarella; Coby Orr

Indexer Notes

From the Guinness Book of World Records. Copyright 1978 by Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. (Sterling Pub. Co., Inc.). Copyright Guinness Sup. Ltd. Distributed by Universal Press Syndicate (Universal Press Synd.).

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

B.C. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Johnny Hart
Pencils:
Johnny Hart [as Hart] (signed)
Inks:
Johnny Hart [as Hart] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Johnny Hart

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Hi, Sonny, whatcha doin'?
Genre:
humour; historical
Characters:
Sonny (a snake); Gramps (a snake); The Fat Broad

Indexer Notes

Copyright Field Enterprises, Inc., 1979.

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

The Young Sun / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Susana Tandoc; Tarra Cochran; Sammy Fiorella; Liz Monteleone; Teresa Del Mastro; Joan Shum; Blake McCraw
Pencils:
Glenn Freer
Inks:
Glenn Freer
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Glenn Freer

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
My Movie
Genre:
humour; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Submission page from young readers of short stories, poems, and cartoons to win prizes.

Stories from Susana Tandoc (Mississauga, Ontario), Tarra Cochran (Oshawa, Ontario), Sammy Fiorella (Mississauga, Ontario), Liz Monteleone (Niagara Falls, Ontario), Teresa Del Mastro (Toronto, Ontario), Joan Shum (Toronto, Ontario), and Blake McCraw (Oshawa, Ontario).
Poems from Lynne Mitchell (Toronto, Ontario), and H. Sim (Weston, Ontario).
Cartoon by Glenn Freer (Etobicoke, Ontario).

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

Shambles / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Wagner
Pencils:
Fred Wagner [as Wagner] (signed)
Inks:
Fred Wagner [as Wagner] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Wagner ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
When the light show starts, duck!
Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Copyright Field Enterprises, Inc., 1979.

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

Marmaduke / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Brad Anderson
Pencils:
Brad Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Brad Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Brad Anderson ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Fetch!
Genre:
humour; animal
Characters:
Marmaduke; Phil Winslow; Dottie Winslow; Schatze

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 United Feature Syndicate, Inc.

Last panel is the humor vignette called "Dog Gone Funny", this one telling the story of eight year old Pam Gaz and her miniature schnauzer named Schatze, who is drawn in the panel.

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

Hägar the Horrible / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dik Browne
Pencils:
Dik Browne (signed)
Inks:
Dik Browne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dik Browne

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Hi, Morris!
Genre:
humour; historical
Characters:
Hägar; Lucky Eddie; Morris Dancers; unnamed waiter

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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

The Born Loser / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Sansom
Pencils:
Art Sansom (signed)
Inks:
Art Sansom (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Art Sansom ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Yo, Brutus.
Genre:
humour
Characters:
Hurricane Hattie O'Hara; Brutus P. "Thorny" Thornapple

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 by NEA, Inc.

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

Winthrop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Cavalli; William Shakespeare (quote); Anna Laetitia Barbauld (quote); Benjamin Franklin (quote)
Pencils:
Dick Cavalli (signed)
Inks:
Dick Cavalli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Cavalli ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
What time is it, Spotless?
Genre:
humour; children
Characters:
Winthrop Wortle; Spotless McPartland

Indexer Notes

Copyright by 1979 by NEA, Inc.

["Approaching the rogue lion's lair..."] [The Maneater] (Table of Contents: 14)

Tarzan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Archie Goodwin [as Goodwin] (signed) [as Edgar Rice Burroughs]
Pencils:
Gil Kane [as Kane] (signed) [as Edgar Rice Burroughs]
Inks:
Gil Kane [as Kane] (signed) [as Edgar Rice Burroughs]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
2540

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton, Lord Greystoke]; Odalu

Indexer Notes

Trademark owned by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. and used by permission. Copyright 1979 by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.

First title is the first line of dialogue in the comic strip, the second title is the title given by Burroughs fandom to the Sunday comics story arc that this story is a part of.

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

Nancy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ernie Bushmiller
Pencils:
Ernie Bushmiller
Inks:
Ernie Bushmiller
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ernie Bushmiller ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
What should we do today?
Genre:
humour; children
Characters:
Nancy Ritz; Sluggo Smith; unnamed zoo keeper

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Copyright 1979 by United Feature Syndicate, Inc.

Color Comic Advertising (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Here ya go Kenneth."]
    Catfish
  3. 2. ["As Phelario's sun sets and the moon-studded twilight falls..."] [Princess Leia, Imperial Servant]
    Star Wars
  4. 3. ["Did you know that I used to be a champion weight lifter?"]
    Frank and Ernest
  5. 4. ["This is match point. Are you ready?"]
    Lolly
  6. 5. Mr. Full and Mr. Empty
    Dennis the Menace
  7. 6. ["Largest playing field"]
    According to Guinness
  8. 7. ["Hi, Sonny, whatcha doin'?"]
    B.C.
  9. 8. ["My Movie"]
    The Young Sun
  10. 9. ["When the light show starts, duck!"]
    Shambles
  11. 10. ["Fetch!"]
    Marmaduke
  12. 11. ["Hi, Morris!"]
    Hägar the Horrible
  13. 12. ["Yo, Brutus."]
    The Born Loser
  14. 13. ["What time is it, Spotless?"]
    Winthrop
  15. 14. ["Approaching the rogue lion's lair..."] [The Maneater]
    Tarzan
  16. 15. ["What should we do today?"]
    Nancy
  17. 16. Color Comic Advertising
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