(July 1940)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Full Color & Some Black & White
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Introducing Phantasmo Master of the World (Table of Contents)

Phantasmo / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantasmo [Phil Anson]
Reprints

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

Phantasmo, Master of the World / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
High on top of the world's highest mountain stands Phantasmo...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Phantasmo [Phil Anson] (introduction, origin); Whizzer McGee (hotel bell hop, introduction); the High Lama (Phantasmo's teacher); Professor Grayling; Tomislav (villain, foreign spy); Ian (villain, foreign spy)
Synopsis
After spending 25 years in Tibet learning all the secrets of the Grand High Lamas, he returns to America, startling on-lookers. Disappearing in a puff of smoke, he secures clothing of the age to disguise himself, takes up residence in a posh hotel and pays Whizzer McGee $50 to be his assistant. Soon after, the pair take on foreign spies, who have captured a professor who has invented a machine that can turn salt water into a powerful fuel like gasoline.
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Indexer Notes

Robert S. Callender was Executive Vice-President and main editor of Dell Comics, circa 1935-1959. This story was copyrighted in his name, but unsure if he actually wrote this story, as the Who's Who doesn't list any writer/art credits for him. Added by Craig Delich 2013-2-14.

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

The Sky Ranger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois [as Bob Gaylord]
Pencils
Bob Jenny [as Bob Gaylord]
Inks
Bob Jenny [as Bob Gaylord]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Cap - what's our chances of getting through to the coast?
Genre
adventure; aviation

Indexer Notes

"Bob Gaylord" (Gaylord Du Bois script, Bob Jenny art) script and art credit as per Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series, Volume 21, Parts 7-11A (1967), Works of Art, Renewals, July-December - Page 311 [http://goo.gl/g2tlgJ]; and Gaylord Du Bois script credit corroborated as per Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books , 1928-1999. Gaylord Du Bois script identification and Bob Jenny art identification by David Porta, June 2014.

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

Captain Easy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'll love it here
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Rex, King of the Deep / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

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

Speed Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the great spring drives get under way on the Western front...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Speed Martin (newsreel cameraman)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Sky Blazers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Phillips H. Lord
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Among America's pioneers of the sky, Marvin Budd was one of the first.
Genre
adventure; aviation

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

John Carter of Mars / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Pencils
John Coleman Burroughs
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As John Carter flies to Helium for aid in rescuing Dejah Thoris...
Genre
science fiction

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

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Phillips H. Lord
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having captured control of the waiters' union...
Genre
crime

The Test Case (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rodlow Willard [as Rodlow] signed
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

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

Whitey Harrison / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Ernst (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whitey Harrison, and his pal, Blackie, are in the Secret Service...
Genre
spy

Introducing the Voice (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Voice the Invisible Detective / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Buy Your Copy Now! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

The Voice the Invisible Detective / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing Phantasmo Master of the World
    Phantasmo
  2. 1. ["High on top of the world's highest mountain stands Phantasmo..."]
    Phantasmo, Master of the World
  3. 2. ["Say, Cap - what's our chances of getting through to the coast?"]
    The Sky Ranger
  4. 3. ["You'll love it here"]
    Captain Easy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Rex, King of the Deep
  6. 5. ["As the great spring drives get under way on the Western front..."]
    Speed Martin
  7. 6. ["Among America's pioneers of the sky, Marvin Budd was one of the first."]
    Sky Blazers
  8. 7. ["As John Carter flies to Helium for aid in rescuing Dejah Thoris..."]
    John Carter of Mars
  9. 8. ["Having captured control of the waiters' union..."]
    Mr. District Attorney
  10. 9. The Test Case
  11. 10. ["Whitey Harrison, and his pal, Blackie, are in the Secret Service..."]
    Whitey Harrison
  12. 11. Introducing the Voice
    The Voice the Invisible Detective
  13. 12. Buy Your Copy Now!
    The Voice the Invisible Detective
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Dave Porta
  • Peter Croome
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