Four Color #149 - Smilin' Jack
(1947)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine [circle]
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "SMILIN' JACK, No. 149." No code number. Copyright 1940, 1941, 1947 by News Syndicate Co. Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Smilin' Jack; Joy Martin; Fat Stuff; Jack Beaverduck; Widdle; Downwind Jaxon

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Inks
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh! What a trip
Genre
adventure
Characters
Smilin' Jack; Fat Stuff; Joy Martin; Downwind Jaxon; Duchess Beaverduck
Synopsis
After taking Jack Beaverduck on a business trip, Jack decides to make the return trip without resting. On the flight back he falls asleep and has to make a forced landing. He makes his way home only to find that Joy, his new bride, has the measles and is under quarantine. Joy's mother tries to take advantage of the situation to have the marriage annulled.
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Indexer Notes

Story starts on inside front cover in black, red, and white.

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Inks
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

Job Number
P.C. 107-451
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack, you're crazy to try to steal your bride
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Downwind Jaxon; Duchess Beaverduck; Fat Stuff; Hawkins; Harry; Joy Martin; More Stuff; Skinnyatlas; Young Stuff
Synopsis
Jack makes a daring landing on the Beaverduck Estate and he and Joy escape to start married life on their own.
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Keywords
New Year's Eve

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1941, by News Syndicate Co. Inc."

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Inks
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I know more cute li'l redheads and blonds there
Genre
adventure
Characters
Smilin' Jack; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Joy Martin
Synopsis
After seeing how happy Jack and Joy are after their marriage, Downwind Jackson decides he should get married, too. The only problem is he can't decide who his bride should be.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Inks
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come in, Joy--er---Mrs. Martin, I should say!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Smilin' Jack; Joy Martin; Fat Stuff; Downwind Jaxon
Synopsis
Joy buys a midget racing plane and intends to set a non-stop record from New York to Rio de Janiero. Jack takes it on a test flight.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Full-featherin' props!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack; Joy Martin; Downwind Jaxon
Synopsis
Over Jack's objections, Joy takes off on her non-stop flight to Rio de Janiero. After she passes Cuba she gets caught in a tropical storm.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack, you hear-um anything from Miss Joy, yet?
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Beretta; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Ike; Joy Martin; More Stuff; Skinnyatlas; Young Stuff; Zeke
Synopsis
Buffeted by the storm, Joy's plane goes out of control and she must bail out into the ocean. Later Jack and Downwind lead a search party that finds the wreckage of the plane. Jack returns home but is haunted by the memories of his wife.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Jack.. him stare at ocean for hours
Genre
adventure
Characters
Smilin' Jack; Fat Stuff; Downwind Jaxon
Synopsis
Grief-stricken, Jack decides to take solo flight out to sea.
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Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover in black, red, and white and concludes on the back cover in color.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack
  2. 1. ["Oh! What a trip"]
    Smilin' Jack
  3. 2. ["Jack, you're crazy to try to steal your bride"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["I know more cute li'l redheads and blonds there"]
    Smilin' Jack
  5. 4. ["Come in, Joy--er---Mrs. Martin, I should say!"]
    Smilin' Jack
  6. 5. ["Full-featherin' props!"]
    Smilin' Jack
  7. 6. ["Jack, you hear-um anything from Miss Joy, yet?"]
    Smilin' Jack
  8. 7. ["Poor Jack.. him stare at ocean for hours"]
    Smilin' Jack
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