(January 1946)

Charlton, 1945 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Childrens Comics Publishers, Inc.
Editing
Charles J. Levy (student editor); Charles Santangelo (student editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia (from a scan at http://www.bipcomics.com/):
ZOO FUNNIES published monthly by Childrens Comics Publishers, Inc. Vol. 1, No. 3, January, 1946. Office of Publication, 49 Hawkins Street, Derby, Conn. Application for entry as second class matter pending at post office of Derby, Conn. Single copies 10c; yearly subscription $1.20. No actual person named or delineated in this magazine. Copyright 1945 by Childrens Comics Publishers, Inc. Printed in the U. S. A. Student editors, Charles J. Levy and Charles Santangelo.
Distributor = S.D. C. on cover


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rabbit-Son Crusoe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Harry Lazarus ?
Inks
Harry Lazarus ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rabbit-Son Crusoe; Friday

Monkey Visiting the Zoo Sees Zoot Suit Donkey (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ellis Chambers ? (illustration)
Inks
Ellis Chambers ? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Inside front and back covers.

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

Rabbit-Son Crusoe / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus ?
Inks
Harry Lazarus ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy oh boy! A mast and sail from da wrecked ship!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rabbit-Son Crusoe; Friday

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

Smarty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Jud
Inks
Gus Jud
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Ya Smarty! Say, Where're you takin Him?
Genre
humor
Characters
Smarty

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

Bojo and Tony / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's enough! 162 times you win! I quit!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bojo the Monk; Tony

Indexer Notes

Previous index listed "Sid Lazarus ?" but this looks more like Ellis Chambers.

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

Animal Quiz / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Herman C. Browner [as HCB]
Inks
Herman C. Browner [as HCB]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
During the Devonian Age
Genre
non-fiction; nature

Indexer Notes

Lungfish facts.

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

Rudy Rabbit / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeh- I took a course on magic
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rudy Rabbit

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

Tommy and Dodo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Weiss [as Pat Simon] (signed)
Inks
Morris Weiss [as Pat Simon] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wanamena has fleas
Genre
humor
Characters
Tommy; Dodo

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

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Puss Purrs...

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

Little Leo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Herman C. Browner [as HCB]
Inks
Herman C. Browner [as HCB]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know why the inn-keeper got sore when I asked for my pay--?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

They Say-- / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Lazarus ?
Inks
Harry Lazarus ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Bear didn't always have a short tail
Genre
humor; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

In future issues this feature would be called "Indian Tales."

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

A Visit to the Zoo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Herman C. Browner [as HCB]
Inks
Herman C. Browner [as HCB]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although Patsy and Lou enjoy watching the comical bird-men
Genre
non-fiction; animal; nature

Indexer Notes

Penguin facts.

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

Fun for Little Artists / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Children: Copy these figures carefully

Hunts Prairie Dogs (Table of Contents: 13)

Coyote Family / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein [as Bernie]
Inks
Bernie Krigstein [as Bernie]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Popsy Penguin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My but it sure is getting cold out these days!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Popsy Penguin
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rabbit-Son Crusoe
  2. 1. Monkey Visiting the Zoo Sees Zoot Suit Donkey
  3. 2. ["Boy oh boy! A mast and sail from da wrecked ship!"]
    Rabbit-Son Crusoe
  4. 3. ["Hi Ya Smarty! Say, Where're you takin Him?"]
    Smarty
  5. 4. ["That's enough! 162 times you win! I quit!"]
    Bojo and Tony
  6. 5. ["During the Devonian Age"]
    Animal Quiz
  7. 6. ["Yeh- I took a course on magic"]
    Rudy Rabbit
  8. 7. ["Wanamena has fleas"]
    Tommy and Dodo
  9. 8. ["Puss Purrs..."]
  10. 9. ["I don't know why the inn-keeper got sore when I asked for my pay--?"]
    Little Leo
  11. 10. ["The Bear didn't always have a short tail"]
    They Say--
  12. 11. ["Although Patsy and Lou enjoy watching the comical bird-men"]
    A Visit to the Zoo
  13. 12. ["Dear Children: Copy these figures carefully"]
    Fun for Little Artists
  14. 13. Hunts Prairie Dogs
    Coyote Family
  15. 14. ["My but it sure is getting cold out these days!"]
    Popsy Penguin
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