(January 1946)

Marvel, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1945-12-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Current Detective Stories, Inc.
Editing
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Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the copyright registration found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Part 2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.

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Tessie the Typist / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Skidsy! Did you take me swimming or ice skating?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Tessie; Skidsy

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Tessie the Typist / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, nothing ever happens in this town!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Tessie; Skidsy
Synopsis
Tessie takes a job as a reporter.
Keywords
flea circus

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

Star and Tar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
All I want is a kiss, Tar!
Genre
humor
Characters
Tar; Star
Synopsis
Star and Tar flee from the police after a barfight and, in escaping the police, end up on a film set.

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

1/2 Chief Poke-in-Nose / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Me fearless hunter -- afraid of no animal!
Genre
humor
Characters
1/2 Chief; Lop-ears; Boid Brain
Synopsis
1/2 Chief digs a foxhole and discovers oil. Lop-ears and Boid Brain witness the oil discovery and try to acquire the oil from 1/2 Chief.
Keywords
bear; rabbit

No News Is Good News (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Any mail for me, mother?
Genre
teen
Characters
Catherine; Frank; Gloria Rogers
Synopsis
Catherine is expectantly waiting to receive a letter from Frank who is overseas; she gets really jealous when she notices her neighbor Gloria, whom Frank also dated, walking outside with a letter from overseas.

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Eustace Hayseed and Choo-Choo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Harry!
Genre
humor
Characters
Harry; Eustace Hayseed; James; Choo-Choo
Synopsis
Following his doctor's advice, Harry arranges a trip to the countryside for peace, quiet and relaxation; however, visiting his nephew Eustace is anything but peaceful.
Keywords
bull; donkey; goats

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Powerhouse Pepper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton
Pencils
Basil Wolverton
Inks
Basil Wolverton
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm! There's somethin' familiar about the main character in this comic book!
Genre
humor
Characters
Codkisser K. Kettlekonk; Curson Q. Crunch; Miss Fiss; Powerhouse Pepper
Synopsis
Powerhouse Pepper works for the Crunch Candy Company.

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National Novelties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Skidsy! Did you take me swimming or ice skating?"]
    Tessie the Typist
  2. 1. ["This easy way teaches piano without music"]
  3. 2. ["Gee, nothing ever happens in this town!"]
    Tessie the Typist
  4. 3. ["All I want is a kiss, Tar!"]
    Star and Tar
  5. 4. ["Me fearless hunter -- afraid of no animal!"]
    1/2 Chief Poke-in-Nose
  6. 5. No News Is Good News
  7. 6. ["Uncle Harry!"]
    Eustace Hayseed and Choo-Choo
  8. 7. ["Hmm! There's somethin' familiar about the main character in this comic book!"]
    Powerhouse Pepper
  9. 8. ["Learn to make and detect secret codes"]
    National Novelties
  10. 9. ["Amazing introductory offer!"]
  11. 10. ["New enlargement"]
  12. 11. ["Your choice of valuable gifts or cash"]
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