Gwandanaland Comics #943 - Jill Trent: Science Sleuth
([September] 2018)

Gwandanaland Comics, 2016 Series
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Price
27.99 USD
Pages
160
On-sale Date
2018-09-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Gwandanaland Comics
ISBN
978-1-7272-8427-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781727284270 90000
Editing
Lance Jones

Issue Notes

Reprints all Jill Trent stories from The Fighting Yank (Pines, 1942 series) and Wonder Comics (Pines, 1944 series, as well as all Jane Drake stories from Crash Comics Adventures (Temerson / Helnit / Continental, 1940 series) #1-5.

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Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe
Reprints
  • from Wonder Comics (Pines, 1944 series) #13 (page 1 of the Jill Trent story)

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

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Al Camy
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Al Camy
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Editing
Ned Pines (original story)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See those two girls? They're the Science Sleuths...
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Ruggo
Synopsis
Jill and Daisy investigate a strange burglary and discover criminal inventor Ruggo, who manages to get the girls framed for murder before they solve the case.
Reprints
Keywords
magnetism

Case of the Sanitary Murders (Table of Contents: 2)

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Ned Pines (original story)

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Dr. Alex Reiner; John D. Rockabye
Synopsis
Philanthopist Dr. Reiner has succumbed to greed and invented an undetectable poison ray that will kill his wealthy donors after they bequeath him their fortunes. Fortunately, Jill's latest invention can counter Dr. Reiner's ray.
Reprints
Keywords
infrared; ultraviolet

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Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was just an ordinary brass bed --
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Gladstone Ferrari; Mr. Vernon
Synopsis
When Jill gets into a fight at a junkyard over a discarded brass bed, she discovers that a gang leader's stolen cash is hidden inside.
Reprints

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Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Camy
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Al Camy
Colors
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Letters
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Job Number
CC-782
First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Jill Trent and Daisy Smythe go science-sleuthing, it's a sad day for crooks!
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Henry Botts; Big Mike Hanon
Synopsis
When Jill accidentally loses her new infra-radiant magnifying spectacles, they are found by Henry Botts, an innocent bookkeeper who gets in trouble when mob boss Big Mike Hanon wants to use them for crime.
Reprints
Keywords
magnification

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Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Al Camy
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Al Camy
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two girls seem hardly a match for tommy-gunning experts at crime --
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Dr. Denning; Detective Flanagan
Synopsis
Crooks have kidnapped Dr. Denning for his new invention, so Jill and Daisy track the kidnappers, but then get caught themselves.
Reprints

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Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It takes more than a mob of gun-packing racketeers to outshot a gnarled old Westerner --
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Ned Randall; Marty Marron; Sandy Randall
Synopsis
Jill and Daisy visit Jill's Uncle Ned in Colorado, who thinks he's discovered uranium in his mine, but that makes him a target for gangster Marty Marron, who captures the trio and forces the girls to start work on an atomic bomb.
Reprints
Keywords
Colorado; uranium

Bubble Trouble (Table of Contents: 7)

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Trixie Duncan; Mrs. Duncan
Synopsis
When Jill babysits an incorrigible little girl they get caught up in a dangerous escapade involving the bubble gum black market.
Reprints
Keywords
black marketeers; bubble gum

The Case of the Black Sheep Murder (Table of Contents: 8)

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Jack Benson; June Van Doran; Arthur Benson
Synopsis
When the girls stumble upon a murder, Jill's newest invention helps them crack the case.
Reprints

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

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
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Letters
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Job Number
CC-259
First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the science sleuths, Jill Trent and Daisy Smythe, come up aganst a brutal killing for revenge...
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Leroy Pierce; Jonathan Raymond
Synopsis
When a murderer puts the girls in a deathtrap, they are saved by Jill's new invention.
Reprints

The Case of the Secret Pigeon! (Table of Contents: 10)

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Mike Martin; Chief Hurley
Synopsis
With the help of homing pigeons, Jill and Daisy find the crooks that stole a radium shipment.
Reprints
Keywords
radium

Portrait of a Crime! (Table of Contents: 11)

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Abner Peabody; Dr. Manton
Synopsis
Abner Peabody is a naturally talented artist who is coaxed into using his skills to help Jill find the bandits who stole an opera company payroll.
Reprints

The Freezer Gas! (Table of Contents: 12)

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Frank Frazetta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Professor Slawter
Synopsis
Criminal scientist Professor Slawter has invented a gas that causes paralysis, but Jill and Daisy counter that with an invention of their own.
Reprints

The Gentle Mr. Habersham! (Table of Contents: 13)

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Mr. Habersham; Mr. Rawson; Beulah Habersham (cameo)
Synopsis
Jill and Daisy get involved when a case of mistaken identity involving the sale of a mineral springs spa leads to criminal activity.
Reprints
Keywords
mineral water

Gems of Jeopardy! (Table of Contents: 14)

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Al Camy
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Mr. Pell; Louie Ching
Synopsis
A criminal gang uses a new drug to subdue their victims, but Jill has something of her own to save the day.
Reprints

The Bullet-Proof Bandit! (Table of Contents: 15)

Jill Trent, Science Sleuth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Gus Schrotter ?
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Colors
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Letters
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Job Number
CC-670
Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction; crime
Characters
Jill Trent; Daisy Smythe; Hickman; Mitchell; Smokey
Synopsis
Criminals steal a suit made of bulletproof cloth (Jill's newest invention) and try to use it for their own benefit.
Reprints

Outlaws of Space (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Alex Toth (signed as Alexander Toth)
Inks
Aldo Rubano
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Interplanetary crooks try to hijack a space mail rocket.
Reprints
Keywords
mail carriers; space opera

Indexer Notes

The Jill Trent in this story is a minor character unrelated to the feature character in the previous stories in this book.
Alex Toth included his name on the address of a letter being mailed in a panel of the first story page.

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Jane Drake, Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know what I'm going to do with you, Jane...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jane Drake; Sheldon Drake; Jerry King; Mike Caselli
Synopsis
Jane and Jerry are kidnapped by Mike Caselli's gang because Jane has been trying to track Caselli down
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is the second Jane Drake adventure, reprinted out of order.

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Jane Drake, Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Robertson (credited)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jane, you've got to stop this infernal meddling of yours in the affairs of my office.
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jane Drake; Sheldon Drake; Jerry King
Synopsis
Jane convinces Jerry to help her when gangsters threaten her father.
Reprints

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Jane Drake, Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The paper says they've got Morelli at last!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jane Drake; Sheldon Drake; Jerry King; Chief Dugan; Morelli
Synopsis
Jane and Jerry get themselves into trouble pursuing more gangsters.
Reprints

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Jane Drake, Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Dan Gormley ?
Inks
Dan Gormley ?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I tell you Sheldon, we just have to crack that ring of auto thieves.
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jane Drake; Sheldon Drake; Jerry King; Chief Dugan
Synopsis
Though Jane has promised her father to stay out of his affairs, she and Jerry can't resist trying to break up a ring of car thieves.
Reprints

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Jane Drake, Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ouch! Who hit me with that pebble?
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jane Drake; Jerry King; Sheldon Drake; Jimmy Corio; Chief Dugan
Synopsis
Jane and Jerry find a crook who has jumped bail.
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  2. 1. ["See those two girls? They're the Science Sleuths..."]
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  3. 2. Case of the Sanitary Murders
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  4. 3. ["It was just an ordinary brass bed --"]
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  5. 4. ["When Jill Trent and Daisy Smythe go science-sleuthing, it's a sad day for crooks!"]
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  6. 5. ["Two girls seem hardly a match for tommy-gunning experts at crime --"]
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  7. 6. ["It takes more than a mob of gun-packing racketeers to outshot a gnarled old Westerner --"]
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  8. 7. Bubble Trouble
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  9. 8. The Case of the Black Sheep Murder
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  10. 9. ["When the science sleuths, Jill Trent and Daisy Smythe, come up aganst a brutal killing for revenge..."]
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  11. 10. The Case of the Secret Pigeon!
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  12. 11. Portrait of a Crime!
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  13. 12. The Freezer Gas!
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  14. 13. The Gentle Mr. Habersham!
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  15. 14. Gems of Jeopardy!
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  16. 15. The Bullet-Proof Bandit!
    Jill Trent, Science Sleuth
  17. 16. Outlaws of Space
  18. 17. ["I don't know what I'm going to do with you, Jane..."]
    Jane Drake, Detective
  19. 18. ["Jane, you've got to stop this infernal meddling of yours in the affairs of my office."]
    Jane Drake, Detective
  20. 19. ["The paper says they've got Morelli at last!"]
    Jane Drake, Detective
  21. 20. ["I tell you Sheldon, we just have to crack that ring of auto thieves."]
    Jane Drake, Detective
  22. 21. ["Ouch! Who hit me with that pebble?"]
    Jane Drake, Detective
This issue was modified by
  • Dwayne Best
  • Clint Maxwell