(December 1941)

Western, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1941-11-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
K. K. Publications, Inc.
Editing
Oskar Lebeck

Issue Notes

Copyright 1941 by K. K. Publications, Inc.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Owl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Thomas ?
Inks
Frank Thomas ?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Owl [Nick Perry]

Indexer Notes

The cover is most certainly Thomas' work, and, if so, is his last for the series.

Pasted Down (Table of Contents: 1)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red.

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

The Owl / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Thomas ?
Pencils
Frank Thomas (signed)
Inks
Frank Thomas (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good-bye Mr. Warden
Genre
superhero
Characters
Owl [Nick Terry]; Owl Girl [Belle Wayne]; Chief Murphy; Officer Dozey O'Toole; Soto; Seth; Tuffy Hulks (villain)

Car Tuning (Table of Contents: 3)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Jack Potts
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

Plugged Up (Table of Contents: 4)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

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

Cyclone / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
John Hampton
Inks
John Hampton
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, McCarthy--I'm not taking any charity job
Genre
adventure
Characters
Cyclone; Midge; Don Manuelo McCarthy; Sandy Waters

One Man Invasion (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed)
Inks
Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Harry Lister; Tod Lister

Indexer Notes

Artist signature combines the "l" and "B", making it look like HaBiT.

"Nearly a month after their Halloween adventure" (Table of Contents: 7)

The Crusoes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

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

Don Winslow / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank V. Martinek (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Since a mysterious explosion aboard the battleship Michigan
Genre
war
Characters
Don Winslow; Red Pennington; Leather; Feather

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

Bob and Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Brice (credited)
Inks
Robert Brice (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So this is how you got here, Bob
Genre
adventure
Characters
Bob; Bill

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

Stratosphere Jim / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the secret hangar in the Rockies
Genre
adventure

Bedlam (Table of Contents: 11)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

Tough Break (Table of Contents: 12)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

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

Ellery Queen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take a motion picture of that, Ellery
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ellery Queen; Nikki Porter

Indexer Notes

next appearance in ?

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

Clyde Beatty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Chambers (credited)
Inks
Jim Chambers (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hunting wild animals in the unexplored jungles of the Amazon River, Clyde Beatty and his helpers trap a pair of spotted jaguars
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Clyde Beatty; "Cockney" Welles; Tomas; Hupo; Connor
Synopsis
Clyde and his assistants fly the newly-captured jaguars to the steamboat.
Keywords
jaguars; peccaries; seaplanes; steamboat

Merry Christmas from Bill Holman and the Alarm Clucks (Table of Contents: 15)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Cookie Stover; Earl Stover; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black, white and red.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Owl
  2. 1. Pasted Down
    Smokey Stover
  3. 2. ["Good-bye Mr. Warden"]
    The Owl
  4. 3. Car Tuning
    Smokey Stover
  5. 4. Plugged Up
    Smokey Stover
  6. 5. ["No, McCarthy--I'm not taking any charity job"]
    Cyclone
  7. 6. One Man Invasion
  8. 7. "Nearly a month after their Halloween adventure"
    The Crusoes
  9. 8. ["Since a mysterious explosion aboard the battleship Michigan"]
    Don Winslow
  10. 9. ["So this is how you got here, Bob"]
    Bob and Bill
  11. 10. ["In the secret hangar in the Rockies"]
    Stratosphere Jim
  12. 11. Bedlam
    Smokey Stover
  13. 12. Tough Break
    Smokey Stover
  14. 13. ["Take a motion picture of that, Ellery"]
    Ellery Queen
  15. 14. ["Hunting wild animals in the unexplored jungles of the Amazon River, Clyde Beatty and his helpers trap a pair of spotted jaguars"]
    Clyde Beatty
  16. 15. Merry Christmas from Bill Holman and the Alarm Clucks
    Smokey Stover
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