(November 1940)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-10-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Oskar Lebeck
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Martan the Marvel Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Martan

Dick Tracy In Action (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Dick Tracy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

The Voice the Invisible Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Curly! Look...
Genre
detective-mystery; spy
Characters
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Curly Rand; Colonel Bertrand (death); General Oakes; Larry; Major Pierce

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by R. S. Callender."

Stamps for Collectors (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hi, Pedal Free (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Inks
Erwin L. Hess (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is on a cold January night back in 1925
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer John Floyd (death); Mr. Allen; Red Caulkett [also as H.C. Jones; also as H.C. Johnson] (villain, death); M.H. Dugan [also as J. Blake] (villain, death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1940 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc."

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

The Sky Hawk / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Something's jammed the rudder!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Buzz Magee; Judy Baines; Lucky Lane; Storm Allen; Ah Wing (villain); Nichi Koto (villain); Suicide Squad (villains)
Keywords
Chinese; Japanese

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by R. S. Callender."

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

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

Script
Albert Hartje (signed)
Pencils
Bill Ely [as Will Ely] (credited)
Inks
Bill Ely [as Will Ely] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope these steel saddle horns we're makin' will be strong enough, Omu!
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Omu; Captain Bill Brady; Maya; Bully Blackbeard
Keywords
island; The Comet

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by R. S. Callender."

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

The Masked Pilot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Tom, how do you feel this morning?
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
The Masked Pilot; Tom; New Pioneers of the Americas [Count Zarbruk (villain); General Traytur (villain); Gus (villain, death)]

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940 by R. S. Callender."

War Birds Condemned to Die! (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Blane (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Captain Kirby; Colonel Kurt von Geyer; Lt. Bowden; Lt. Morton; Lt. Somers; Major Newsome; Mr. Benson; Mr. Durkin; Mr. McGowan
Keywords
British Air Corps; German Air Force; Nazi

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940 by Dell Publishing Co."

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

Wally Williams, American Boy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Boni (credited)
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thank goodness, Ted and Wally have made up.
Genre
car; sports
Characters
Wally Williams; Arlene Grahame; Betty Riley; Coach Biff Harrigan; Gramps Williams; Martin; Mr. Rhodes; Ted Jackson
Keywords
car race; Elmhurst College; football

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by Dell Publishing Co."

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

Martan the Marvel Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Bugg [as Robert Bugg] (credited)
Inks
Bob Bugg [as Robert Bugg] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's Caucasia's biggest arms factory!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Martan; Vana
Keywords
Caucasia

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940 by R. S. Callender."

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

Herky / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Far be it from me to be personal, Herky
Characters
Herky [Hercules]; J. Granville Gurk
Synopsis
Herky tells Granville how he got his name.
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

The Following are the Winners of the May Popular Comics Contest (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Following are the Winners of the June Popular Comics Contest (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Dr. Hormone / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oooooo! Assinoff-stop-stop-please!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Hormone; Battleski; Formuloff; Jane; Masha; Smartenoff; Assinoff (villain)
Keywords
Harbow

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by R. S. Callender"

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

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be a Cowboy! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Martan the Marvel Man
  2. 1. Dick Tracy In Action
    Dick Tracy
  3. 2. ["Curly! Look..."]
    The Voice the Invisible Detective
  4. 3. Stamps for Collectors
  5. 4. Hi, Pedal Free
    Popular Comics Contest
  6. 5. ["It is on a cold January night back in 1925"]
    Gang Busters
  7. 6. ["Something's jammed the rudder!"]
    The Sky Hawk
  8. 7. ["I hope these steel saddle horns we're makin' will be strong enough, Omu!"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  9. 8. ["Well, Tom, how do you feel this morning?"]
    The Masked Pilot
  10. 9. War Birds Condemned to Die!
  11. 10. ["Thank goodness, Ted and Wally have made up."]
    Wally Williams, American Boy
  12. 11. ["There's Caucasia's biggest arms factory!"]
    Martan the Marvel Man
  13. 12. ["Far be it from me to be personal, Herky"]
    Herky
  14. 13. The Following are the Winners of the May Popular Comics Contest
  15. 14. The Following are the Winners of the June Popular Comics Contest
  16. 15. ["Oooooo! Assinoff-stop-stop-please!"]
    Dr. Hormone
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  18. 17. Be a Cowboy!
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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