(June 1937)

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1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
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?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comics Magazine Company, Inc.
Editing
William Cook?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Professor Joshwink / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Eugene Koscik
Inks
Eugene Koscik
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Back home we calls dis a recepshun party!
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Professor Joshwink

Indexer Notes

The cover uses the second panel of page five from the lead story, but in reverse.

Quest For the Zozosaurus (Table of Contents: 1)

Professor Joshwink / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Eugene Koscik (credited, signed)
Pencils
Eugene Koscik (credited, signed)
Inks
Eugene Koscik (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Professor Joshwink; Ichabod
Synopsis
Professor Joshwink sends his incompetant assistant Ichabod to Africa in order to capture the elusive zozosaurus.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The second panel of page five is used as the cover, but with image reversed.

Koscik signs on the final page.

The Kid Comes Through (Table of Contents: 2)

Pete "Kid" Calahan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Buresch (credited as Joseph E Buresch)
Pencils
Joe Buresch (credited as Joseph E Buresch)
Inks
Joe Buresch (credited as Joseph E Buresch)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee Pete, wasn't that a thrilling movie
Genre
drama; sports
Characters
Pete "Kid" Calahan; Honey; Gabby J. Gooch
Synopsis
Pete punches a man who winks at Honey, and he turns out to be a fight manager who wants to sign Pete up. In hhis first few fights he goes down at the first punch, but in the next reverses the situation, because his pants were falling down!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is in black and white

Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Poison (Table of Contents: 3)

Tom Dawson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Jussen (credited)
Pencils
Steve Jussen (credited)
Inks
Steve Jussen (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, son...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Tom Dawson
Synopsis
Tom and two others sign on as seamen aboard the old "Southern Cross". They quickly realise that something is wrong upon discovering only a week's rations for a three month trip and a supposed load of coal even though she sits high on the water.

Indexer Notes

The story is in black and white

Raiders From Space (Table of Contents: 4)

Bob Steele, M.D. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner (credited as Geo. E. Brenner)
Pencils
George Brenner (credited as Geo. E. Brenner)
Inks
George Brenner (credited as Geo. E. Brenner)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
---But your highness---
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Bob Steele; Arula; Princess Arata
Synopsis
On a distant planet, Bob Steele is captured and accused of being an alien aggressor. When the ruler's daughter is captured by the winged Valkyrmen, he persuades her father that he can rescue her using a ship brought from Earth which is loaded with explosives.

The Photographer's Dilemma (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Rodney Thomson (credited as Rodney Thompson) (signed as Thomson)
Inks
Rodney Thomson (credited as Rodney Thompson) (signed as Thomson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

A two-page spread.

Gold of Destiny (Table of Contents: 6)

Rocky Baird / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Lauretta (credited as Paul J. Lauretta) (signed as Paul J. Lauretta)
Pencils
Paul Lauretta (credited as Paul J. Lauretta) (signed as Paul J. Lauretta)
Inks
Paul Lauretta (credited as Paul J. Lauretta) (signed as Paul J. Lauretta)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, pardner...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Rocky Baird; Brute Bransom
Synopsis
Brute Bransom offers to take Rocky Baird to an island where a pirate treasure is buried, and to split the loot with him. When they arrive, Bransom attacks Rocky and sends him hurtling into the sea under the castle. But he finds an undersea entrance to a cavern where the treasure is located, so under cover of darkness he loads it aboard his boat and sails away.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Lauretta signs on the final page.

Terror of the Snows (Table of Contents: 7)

Brailey of the Tropics / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Dowling (credited as Victor J. Dowling)
Pencils
Victor Dowling (credited as Victor J. Dowling)
Inks
Victor Dowling (credited as Victor J. Dowling)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Across the frozen steppes of Mongolia...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Joe Brailey; Maudie; Kang
Synopsis
Joe, Maudie and Kang are in Mongolia, when her pet tiger Whiskers runs away. She and Joe follow but are attacked by a pack of wolves. Things look hopeless until Whiskers arrives and chases them off.

Indexer Notes

The story is in black and white.

Hillbilly (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Bruce (credited)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rockridge enters a "Dark Horse"...
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Lige Hallowell; Jim Rigsby; Bransom; Master Dixon
Synopsis
Laconic hillbilly Lige Hallowell becomes Rockridge's entry in the annual canoe race.

Concerning Neutrality (Table of Contents: 9)

Lance Darrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Robison (signed as Robison)
Pencils
Bob Robison (signed as Robison)
Inks
Bob Robison (signed as Robison)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just got general orders this morning...
Genre
adventure; spy; war
Characters
Lance Darrow
Synopsis
Lance Darrow is a U.S. agent in Spain during the Spanish Civil War. He learns that a shipment of arms is on the way to the "Loyalists" and this would violate U.S. neutrality. Darrow impersonates a Spanish soldier, travels to a port in the north, destroys the shipment, and escapes.
Keywords
Spanish Civil War

Indexer Notes

The story is in black and white. The "Loyalists" are clearly the Spanish Republicans, and use the term "comrade" among themselves, a link to the supposed "communist" nature of those forces.

Doomed Mine (Table of Contents: 10)

Bob Colby / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock (credited)
Pencils
Martin Filchock (credited)
Inks
Martin Filchock (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brrr - it's cold...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Bob Colby; Mr. Wells; Elsie
Synopsis
Bob Colby is on the bum, and overhears a plan to blow up the car belonging to the manager of the local mine. He prevents the explosion and is offered a job.
Reprints

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

Taxicab Ted / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Beaty (signed as G Beaty)
Pencils
George Beaty (signed as G Beaty)
Inks
George Beaty (signed as G Beaty)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm very rich...
Genre
humor
Characters
Taxicab Ted
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Back home we calls dis a recepshun party!"]
    Professor Joshwink
  2. 1. Quest For the Zozosaurus
    Professor Joshwink
  3. 2. The Kid Comes Through
    Pete "Kid" Calahan
  4. 3. Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Poison
    Tom Dawson
  5. 4. Raiders From Space
    Bob Steele, M.D.
  6. 5. The Photographer's Dilemma
  7. 6. Gold of Destiny
    Rocky Baird
  8. 7. Terror of the Snows
    Brailey of the Tropics
  9. 8. Hillbilly
  10. 9. Concerning Neutrality
    Lance Darrow
  11. 10. Doomed Mine
    Bob Colby
  12. 11. ["I'm very rich..."]
    Taxicab Ted
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