(1942)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright, 1942, by Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Though #5 is on the cover, this is actually listed as #25 in the indicia. Possibly originally intended as Four Color #25? Indicia numbering noted by and possible source of error suggested by Jon Ingersoll, December 2008, via GCD Errors list.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
war

Sky Silhouettes of Axis Warplanes (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black and white.

Night Devils Over Germany (Table of Contents: 2)

Night Devils / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner
Inks
E. C. Stoner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy; war
Characters
Night Devils [Lt. Dan Cork (first appearance); Lt. Tom Harrow (first appearance); Agent 4-73 (first appearance)]; Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (June 2011).
The Night Devils appeared in War Comics #4 as the Black Wings.

Uncle Sam Clothes the Army (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Chambers
Inks
Jim Chambers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (June 2011).

Our Modern Streamlined United States Army (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Inks
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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

Scoop Mason / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney (credited)
Inks
Bob Jenney (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say boss--there's one thing I don't like about these foreign ports!
Genre
war
Characters
Scoop Mason; Sleepy Samson; Judy Jackson; Captain Gruber [as Commander Marshal] (villain)

Indexer Notes

last appearance

U.S. Navy Convoys (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey [as Hickey] (signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey [as Hickey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Army Officers' Uniforms (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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

The Sky Hawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner (credited)
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When bombs shrieked down on Hawaii that dreadful morning
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
The Sky Hawk [Storm Allen]; Lucky Lane; Buzz Magee; Japanese (villains)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of The Sky Hawks.
Per Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books, Robert Turner was a writer.

The Whistler Strikes (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Keller [as J. Keller] (signed)
Inks
Jack Keller [as J. Keller] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
The Whistler (Introduction; Origin; Only appearance); Louie; Dr. Duval (death); Eric (villain); Karl Hettinger (villain); Inspector Ernest G. Marks (death, villain); Lt. Moltke (death, villain); Nazis (villains)

The Jinxes (Table of Contents: 10)

The Jinxes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Berg [as David Berg] (credited)
Pencils
Dave Berg [as David Berg] (credited)
Inks
Dave Berg [as David Berg] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; war
Characters
The Jinxes [Chop (first appearance); Suey (first appearance); Chow (first appearance); Mein (first appearance)]

Indexer Notes

only appearance

Undersea Raider (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Jeff Worth; Stanley Worth; Nazis (villains)

Behind the Man Behind the Gun! (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Inks
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

The Aerial Torpedo (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Taps for the Japs (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Larry Palmer; Sogo Lee; Colonel Taylor; Sako (villain); Japanese (villains)

Fighting Planes of U.S. Army and Navy (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black, white and red.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tom Hickey [as Hickey] (signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey [as Hickey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Sky Silhouettes of Axis Warplanes
  3. 2. Night Devils Over Germany
    Night Devils
  4. 3. Uncle Sam Clothes the Army
  5. 4. Our Modern Streamlined United States Army
  6. 5. ["Say boss--there's one thing I don't like about these foreign ports!"]
    Scoop Mason
  7. 6. U.S. Navy Convoys
  8. 7. Army Officers' Uniforms
  9. 8. ["When bombs shrieked down on Hawaii that dreadful morning"]
    The Sky Hawk
  10. 9. The Whistler Strikes
  11. 10. The Jinxes
    The Jinxes
  12. 11. Undersea Raider
  13. 12. Behind the Man Behind the Gun!
  14. 13. The Aerial Torpedo
  15. 14. Taps for the Japs
  16. 15. Fighting Planes of U.S. Army and Navy
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Darci
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Gary L. Watson