(November 1939)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-09-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Oskar Lebeck; George T. Delacorte, Jr. [as G. T. Delacorte, Jr.] (president); Helen Meyer [as H. Meyer] (vice-president); J. Fred Henry (vice-president); Margarita Delacorte (secretary)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Contents copyright, 1938, by Bell Syndicate, Inc.; 1938, 1939 by NEA, Inc.; 1939 by Stephen Slesinger; 1939 by R. S. Callender; 1939 by Phillips Lord, Inc.; 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hurricane Kids / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Alan Burnham
Reprints

You Still Have Time to Enter This Big Cash Prize Contest (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Whitman Publishing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Masked Pilot / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After the Masked Pilot and Tom thoroughly searched for some means of identification
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
The Masked Pilot; Tom; Captain Carlsen; Lt. Ericson; Sgt. Klegg (death); Miquel (villain); Anton (villain); Marzak (villain); Veloz (villain); The Black Phantom (villain)

Indexer Notes

The Masked Pilot is shown without his mask.

Gifts for You! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Inks
Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
John West-a hardened old criminal
Genre
crime
Characters
Harry Austin (villain); John West (villain); Joe Hanley (villain)
Reprints

The Mystery of Mr. Wong [Part 3] (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Wong / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey
Inks
Tom Hickey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mr. Wong; Captain Street; Professor Janney; Brandon Edwards (corpse); Valerie Edwards; Peter Harrison; Ivan Strogonoff; Drina Weidler (death); Sing

Indexer Notes

An adaptation of the Monogram Pictures movie - Boris Karloff in "The Mystery of Mr. Wong."

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

Hold Everything / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Pencils
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Inks
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We moved yesterday and Mama got married again this morning
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.03.24
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.04.15
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.02.18
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.03.29

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons.

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

The Hurricane Kids / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dave's aim has been true
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]

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

Shark Egan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Donaldson [as J. T. D.] (signed)
Inks
John Donaldson [as J. T. D.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scrambling out of the shark-infested sea back onto the Corsair's fallen mast
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Shark Egan; Ace O'Doul; Mary McDermot; Kanaka Lew; Captain Mai Ti; Angkar; Gus; One-Eye Wendel [J. Wendel]; Red Mack (villain)

Gang Busters New Quiz Contest (Table of Contents: 9)

Popular Comics Gang Buster Contest / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Pencils
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Inks
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Idea
Genre
humor
Characters
Herky; Honey; Herky's mother
Synopsis
Honey sneaks some jam, and then frames Herky for eating it by smearing some on his face while he is sleeping.
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.)

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

Tailspin Tommy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest (credited)
Pencils
Hal Forrest (credited)
Inks
Hal Forrest (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ps-st, Tom! Come with me for a minute!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Tailspin Tommy [Tommy Tomkins]; Skeets Milligan; Betty Lou Barnes; Professor Otto Bumgartner; Miss Stanley; Mrs. Wilson; Reverend Meek; Mr. Plotz; Mr. Trevor; Mr. Holt; Slade
Reprints
  • from Tailspin Tommy Sunday (The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) 1938

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Pencils
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Inks
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What seems t'be going on here
Genre
humor
Characters
Herky; Noodles Nelson
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.)

G-Men V.S. the Living Masks; [G-Men vs the Living Masks] (Table of Contents: 13)

G-Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Larry Lane; Chief; Fred; Blinky Mathews (villain, death); Dr. Toro (villain, death); Trigger Dolan (villain, death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Pencils
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Inks
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here, here, Honey
Genre
humor
Characters
Herky; Honey; Noodles Nelson
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.)

The Man from Texas (Table of Contents: 15)

Tex Ritter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Allen; Marshall Missouri Martin; Speed Dennison; Laddie Dennison; The Shootin' Kid (villain, death); Jeff Hall (villain, death); Drifter (villain)

Indexer Notes

An adaptation of the Monogram Pictures movie - Tex Ritter in "The Man from Texas."

[Miscellaneous Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Hold Everything / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Pencils
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Inks
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everything is going fine at the office, Chief
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1939.02.04
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1939.02.13
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.03.31
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.05.03

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Toby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Stan] (credited)
Pencils
? [as Stan] (credited)
Inks
? [as Stan] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If th' spooks are gonna tow us I wish they'd slow down
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Toby; Oomog; Booey

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Bronc Peeler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Harman (credited)
Pencils
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bronc, believed to be dead, staggers through the door with his prisoner, Spade Carson.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bronc Peeler; Pete [also as Coyote Pete]; Babs Dalton; Judge Avery; Leaping Lena; Spade Carson (villain); Bat Wilson (villain); Bullneck the Terrible

At the Worlds Fair; ["This way to see the Hawaiian volcano"] (Table of Contents: 20)

Penguin Pete / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Win Smith (credited)
Pencils
Win Smith (credited)
Inks
Win Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Penguin Pete; Pudgie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Pencils
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Inks
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How'd you like t'go down the street with me, Honey?
Genre
humor
Characters
Herky; Honey; Noodles Nelson; Emma Nelson
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.)

Indexer Notes

Herky uses Noodles last name in this story.

30 Shot Automatic Repeater! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be a Frontiersman (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Hurricane Kids
  2. 1. You Still Have Time to Enter This Big Cash Prize Contest
    Whitman Publishing Company
  3. 2. ["After the Masked Pilot and Tom thoroughly searched for some means of identification"]
    The Masked Pilot
  4. 3. Gifts for You!
    American Specialty Co.
  5. 4. ["John West-a hardened old criminal"]
    Gang Busters
  6. 5. The Mystery of Mr. Wong [Part 3]
    Mr. Wong
  7. 6. ["We moved yesterday and Mama got married again this morning"]
    Hold Everything
  8. 7. ["Dave's aim has been true"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  9. 8. ["Scrambling out of the shark-infested sea back onto the Corsair's fallen mast"]
    Shark Egan
  10. 9. Gang Busters New Quiz Contest
    Popular Comics Gang Buster Contest
  11. 10. ["Idea"]
    Herky
  12. 11. ["Ps-st, Tom! Come with me for a minute!"]
    Tailspin Tommy
  13. 12. ["What seems t'be going on here"]
    Herky
  14. 13. G-Men V.S. the Living Masks; [G-Men vs the Living Masks]
    G-Men
  15. 14. ["Here, here, Honey"]
    Herky
  16. 15. The Man from Texas
    Tex Ritter
  17. 16. [Miscellaneous Advertisements]
  18. 17. ["Everything is going fine at the office, Chief"]
    Hold Everything
  19. 18. ["If th' spooks are gonna tow us I wish they'd slow down"]
    Toby
  20. 19. ["Bronc, believed to be dead, staggers through the door with his prisoner, Spade Carson."]
    Bronc Peeler
  21. 20. At the Worlds Fair; ["This way to see the Hawaiian volcano"]
    Penguin Pete
  22. 21. ["How'd you like t'go down the street with me, Honey?"]
    Herky
  23. 22. 30 Shot Automatic Repeater!
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  24. 23. Be a Frontiersman
    Daisy Air Rifles
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