(April 1946)

Charlton, 1945 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Children's 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 Children's Comics Publishers, Inc. Vol. 1, No. 5, April, 1946. Office of Publications, 49 Hawkins Street, Derby, Conn. Applications for entry as second class matter pending at post office of Holyoke, Mass. Single copies 10c; yearly subscription $1.20. No actual person named or delineated in this magazine. Copyright 1946 by Children's Comics Publishers, Inc. Printed in the U. S. A. Student Editors, Charles J. Levy and Charles Santangelo.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bojo and Tony / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sid Lazarus
Inks
Sid Lazarus
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fishing for Collections
Genre
humor
Characters
Bojo; Tony

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

Anybody's Guess / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The platypus. It is part fish, part fowl, part beast
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daddy-- There's a Man To See You!
Genre
humor
Characters
Tommy; Dodo; Wanamena

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

Freddy Frog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As a frog Killer, I'm a killer-diller!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Lazarus
Inks
Sid Lazarus
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Try that place, Bojo!
Genre
humor

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

A Visit to the Zoo with Patsy and Lou / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is not often that a visitor to the zoo
Genre
non-fiction; animal; nature

Indexer Notes

Beaver facts.

Here He IS!!! (Table of Contents: 6)

Stinky Skunk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer cited "Ellis Chambers ?" but this art does not resemble his other stories in this issue.

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

Smarty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! This is the time of year I like!
Genre
humor

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

Freddy Frog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this strip.

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

Superdog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once there was a little puppy who lived in Animalville, USA
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Superdog
Synopsis
A puppy is given superpowers by the Spirit of Comic Books.
Reprints

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The laugh is on pranksters...

Of Mices and Monkeys (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Barry the Bear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to try and win that contest, Bucky!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer cited "Ellis Chambers ?" but this art does not resemble his other stories in this issue.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ahh-Nuts!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Smarty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, John...What's on th' program today?
Genre
humor

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

Unusual Animals / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The only places on earth where I can still be found
Genre
non-fiction; animal; nature

Indexer Notes

Giant panda facts.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Anybody's Guess / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buffalo is an American animal?
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover; continues from the inside front cover (there is no feature logo on the inside back cover).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Fishing for Collections"]
    Bojo and Tony
  2. 1. ["The platypus. It is part fish, part fowl, part beast"]
    Anybody's Guess
  3. 2. ["Daddy-- There's a Man To See You!"]
    Tommy And Dodo
  4. 3. ["As a frog Killer, I'm a killer-diller!"]
    Freddy Frog
  5. 4. ["Try that place, Bojo!"]
    Bojo and Tony
  6. 5. ["It is not often that a visitor to the zoo"]
    A Visit to the Zoo with Patsy and Lou
  7. 6. Here He IS!!!
    Stinky Skunk
  8. 7. ["Gee! This is the time of year I like!"]
    Smarty
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Freddy Frog
  10. 9. ["Once there was a little puppy who lived in Animalville, USA"]
    Superdog
  11. 10. ["The laugh is on pranksters..."]
  12. 11. Of Mices and Monkeys
  13. 12. ["I'm going to try and win that contest, Bucky!"]
    Barry the Bear
  14. 13. ["Ahh-Nuts!"]
    Rabbit-Son Crusoe
  15. 14. ["Well, John...What's on th' program today?"]
    Smarty
  16. 15. ["The only places on earth where I can still be found"]
    Unusual Animals
  17. 16. ["Buffalo is an American animal?"]
    Anybody's Guess
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • David Wilt
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Ramon Schenk