(Summer 1946)

Fox, 1946 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale date
1946-05-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
A Fox Feature Publication
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Release date from Catalog of Copyright Entries.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Pussy Katnip / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Pussy Katnip; Cosmo Cat

Indexer Notes

The cover features a character in a Cosmo Cat costume, but he doesn't resemble the actual Cosmo Cat character.

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Senor Tamale / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ellis Chambers ?
Inks
Ellis Chambers ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is an interesting place maybe I'll find some excitement here!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Senor Tamale; The King
Synopsis
Senor Tamale sees a sign offering a reward of $1,000 to anyone who can make the King laugh. He gives it a go and, after countless fails, he makes the King laugh, and collects his reward. On his way home he is stopped and told that to leave the kingdom there will be a $1,000 tax, much to his chagrin.

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

Walter the Waiter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
J. L. Keen (signed)
Inks
J. L. Keen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I ask for horseradish and he brings me each of both!
Genre
humor
Characters
Walter the Waiter; Horseradish (a talking horse)
Synopsis
Incapable of holding down a job, Walter and Horseradish are noticed by a theatrical producer who promises them a huge salary to work for his vaudeville show. Horseradish loses his voice due to a cold and they are both tossed out on the street. Walter returns to being a waiter and his immediate foul-ups result on them both back out on the streets yet again.

Bobby's Adventure In The Land of "Down-Under" (Table of Contents: 4)

Bobby / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Row
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Bobby was six years old, he travelled all the way to the...
Genre
children
Characters
Bobby; Uncle Bill; Hoppy (kangaroo); Itchy (koala bear); Eaglebeak (cockatoo); Plunk (platypus)
Synopsis
6-year old Bobby has fun exploring Australia.
Keywords
Australia; dream sequence

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

Senor Tamale / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dee] (signed)
Pencils
Ellis Chambers ? [as HC] (signed)
Inks
Ellis Chambers ? [as HC] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I guess I'll walk into town and see what's cooking!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Senor Tamale; El Murdo
Synopsis
Senor Tamale heads to town and meets up with a marauding bandito, El Murdo, who can not shoot straight. He sneaks up on the bandito, hurls a large rock at the back of his head, knocking him out, then heads on his way.

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

Jaguar / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Jack Lane] (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No one gives Murray Mane, keeper of the zoo, a second thought as he quietly attends to his tasks
Genre
superhero
Characters
Jaguar (aka Jaguar Man) [Murray Mane]; Ja-Go (a jaguar); Dr. Carol Topaze; Sliver (villain); Turtle (villain)
Synopsis
Crooks Sliver and Turtle steal some atomic radium from the lab of Dr. Carol Topaze. In order to hide it they throw it into a cave at the zoo. As Dr. Topaze arrives, the crooks retrieve the radium. Jaguar Man, and Ja-Go pursue them across city roof tops as the crooks escape in a helicopter. When they finally land, Jaguar Man and Ja-Go attack, apprehend the crooks, return the radium to the doctor, and deliver the crooks to jail. Jaguar Man then resumes his secret identity as Murray Mane, zoo keeper.

Indexer Notes

Jack Lane is a house name and not the name of an actual person.

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

Stubby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't it amazing what some people will do for money, Frederick!
Genre
teen
Characters
Stubby; Abigail; Freddy; Dippy
Synopsis
Dippy desperately needs a date for his cousin, Abigail, who is coming to the school dance. A reluctant Stubby gives in and agrees to be her blind date. When she turns out to be a knockout Stubby and Freddy both sabotage each other to keep her attention.

[Roscoe Goes Fishing] (Table of Contents: 8)

Roscoe Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Baldwin
Inks
Baldwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Roscoe Bear
Synopsis
Roscoe catches fish all day just to find that a lazy possum ate them all.

Indexer Notes

No dialogue, just symbols and musical notes. Most of the Roscoe stories are unsigned, but at least one is credited to "Baldwin." This could be either Robert Baldwin or W.F. Baldwin.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Pussy Katnip
  2. 1. ["Look for this sign"]
  3. 2. ["This is an interesting place maybe I'll find some excitement here!"]
    Senor Tamale
  4. 3. ["I ask for horseradish and he brings me each of both!"]
    Walter the Waiter
  5. 4. Bobby's Adventure In The Land of "Down-Under"
    Bobby
  6. 5. ["I guess I'll walk into town and see what's cooking!"]
    Senor Tamale
  7. 6. ["No one gives Murray Mane, keeper of the zoo, a second thought as he quietly attends to his tasks"]
    Jaguar
  8. 7. ["Isn't it amazing what some people will do for money, Frederick!"]
    Stubby
  9. 8. [Roscoe Goes Fishing]
    Roscoe Bear
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