(1942)

Columbia, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
On-sale Date
1942
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Eastern Color Printing Co.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sparky Watts / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero

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

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

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

Sparky Watts / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script
Boody Rogers
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sparky, I've finally completed the new batch...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Sparky Watts; Doc Static; Treetop; General Dash; Dotty Dash (introduction); Sue Watts; Yoo Hoo; Slap Happy; Hermann Goering; Adolf Hitler double; Winston Churchill; Lady Teacake (introduction)
Reprints
  • from Sparky Watts (Frank Jay Markey Syndicate) 1942-xx-xx
Keywords
Appledale; Atlantic; Channel; Eiffel Tower; England; Germany; Paris; Pearl Harbor; Rhine

Guess Who (Table of Contents: 3)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Elias Howe
Keywords
sewing machine

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

Jibby Jones / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan
Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?
Letters
Vin Sullivan

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy-o-boy!
Genre
humor

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

The Skyman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited as Paul Dean)
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the heavens open up and rain pours down...
Genre
superhero; adventure; aviation

Indexer Notes

The first page is also numbered "30", maybe a production code.

Echoes of an Era (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Manning (signed)
Inks
Jack Manning (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Mary Kies
Keywords
friction matches; patent

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

Kid Comics / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ray McGill
Pencils
Ray McGill
Inks
Ray McGill
Colors
?
Letters
Ray McGill

Indexer Notes

Six cartoons. The page is numbered "6", maybe a production code.

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

The Face / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mart Bailey
Inks
Mart Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tony Trent, the popular radio news commentator...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

The first page is also numbered "25", maybe a production code.

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

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

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

Famous Funnies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sparky Watts
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Eastern Color
  3. 2. ["Sparky, I've finally completed the new batch..."]
    Sparky Watts
  4. 3. Guess Who
  5. 4. ["Boy-o-boy!"]
    Jibby Jones
  6. 5. ["When the heavens open up and rain pours down..."]
    The Skyman
  7. 6. Echoes of an Era
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kid Comics
  9. 8. ["Tony Trent, the popular radio news commentator..."]
    The Face
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Captain Devildog
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Famous Funnies
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers Heroic Comics
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