(November 25, 1979)

Toronto Sun, 1977 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.00 FREE
Pages:
16
On-sale date:
1979-11-25
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:
Brett Kelba
Inks:
Brett Kelba
Colors:
Brett Kelba
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Cover drawn by contest winner Brett Kelba (age 15, Port Colborne Ontario).

["I have a question"] (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:
?
Letters:
Rog Bollen ?; Gary Peterman ?

Genre:
humour; western-frontier
Characters:
unnamed Native American Chief's grandson; unnamed Native American Chief

Indexer Notes

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

["Two workersƒplotting to escape from Phelarion-!"] [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:
38

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Princess Leia Organa [as Lerna]; Sparv; Calus

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.).

["If that isn't a runaway from Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, we're in big trouble!"] (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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Frank; Ernest
Keywords:
balloon; Thanksgiving

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 by NEA, Inc.

["I have to come up with some new Dracula gag for my show..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Lolly / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Pete Hansen
Pencils:
Pete Hansen (signed)
Inks:
Pete Hansen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pete Hansen

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Lolly; unnamed gag writer

Indexer Notes

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

Windy Day (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:
Dennis Mitchell; Joey McDonald; George Wilson [Mr. Wilson]

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 by Field Enterprises Inc.

["That's $104.92, ma'am"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Eek & Meek / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Howie Schneider
Pencils:
Howie Schneider [as Schneider]
Inks:
Howie Schneider [as Schneider]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Howie Schneider

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Monique; unnamed cashier

Indexer Notes

Copyright by 1979 by NEA, Inc.

["Another dawn"] (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

Genre:
humour; historical
Characters:
unnamed snake

Indexer Notes

Copyright Field Enterprises, Inc., 1979.

["My show"] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
Sagi Yehuday; Nancy Flint; Tina Podplatnik; Peony Mar; Jennifer Holley; Clauda LaValle; David Nieukirk; Melanie Lawrence; Goretti Medeiros
Pencils:
Dana Carter
Inks:
Dana Carter
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset; Dana Carter

Genre:
humour; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Submission page from young readers of short stories, poems, and cartoons to win prizes.
Stories from Sagi Yehuday (Toronto, Ontario), Nancy Flint (Toronto, Ontario), Tina Podplatnik (Toronto, Ontario), Peony Mar (Rexdale, Ontario), Jennifer Holley (Scarborough, Ontario), and Clauda LaValle (Woodbridge, Ontario).
Poems from David Nieukirk (Lindsay, Ontario), Melanie Lawrence (Oshawa, Ontario), and Goretti Medeiros (Toronto, Ontario).
Cartoon by Dana Carter (Toronto, Ontario).

["I might have known when your ship came in it would be like this!"] (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 ?

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Copyright Field Enterprises, Inc., 1979.

["What's for Sunday dinner?"] (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 ?

Genre:
humour; animal
Characters:
Marmaduke; Phil Winslow; Dottie Winslow; Muffin

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 United Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Last panel is the humor vignette called "Dog Gone Funny", this one telling the story of Jean Lacina (of Edmond, Oklahoma) and her yorkie-poo named Muffin, who is drawn in the panel.

["?, ?, Hold it! I'll be right back!"] (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

Genre:
humour; historical
Characters:
Hägar; unnamed scribe; unnamed English soldier; unnamed kid with a fish

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 King Features Syndicate, Inc.

["Well, well, and who is this?"] (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 ?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Brutus P. "Thorny" Thornapple; Lester Gooch; unnamed female co-worker

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1979 by NEA, Inc.

["Hey, Winthrop...look what I got!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Winthrop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Cavalli
Pencils:
Dick Cavalli (signed)
Inks:
Dick Cavalli (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Dick Cavalli ?

Genre:
humour; children
Characters:
Winthrop Wortle; Kenny

Indexer Notes

Copyright by 1979 by NEA, Inc.

["Listen my brother...!"] [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:
2541

Genre:
adventure; jungle
Characters:
Tarzan [John Clayton, Lord Greystoke]; Odalu's unnamed sons

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.

["Hey, Nancy wait up"] (Table of Contents: 15)

Nancy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour; children
Characters:
Nancy Ritz; Sluggo Smith; Tony; Tony's father
Keywords:
pizza

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.
Copyright 1979 by United Features Syndicate, Inc.

["Longest desert walk"] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; history
Characters:
Bill Collins; Sheila Turner; Faye Dunaway; William Cole; Jonathan Heller; T.J. Albert; Don Cooke

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.).