(May 1941)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-03-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?
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, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Professor Supermind and Son / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dan Warren

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

Herky / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Hoikey! Wait till I tell ya!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Herky; Noodles Nelson
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) 1939.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
"Copr. 1939 by NEA Service, Inc."

Win This Car! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Junior Auto Club / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Professor Supermind and Son / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Kashuba
Inks
Maurice Kashuba
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy - I feel I could lift the Empire State Building and walk away with it.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Supermind [Professor Warren]; Dan Warren; Carl (villain)
Keywords
Tele-Mike; Televisoscope

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender."

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

The Hurricane Kids / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cheer up, Captain Bill...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Captain Bill Brady; Chief Longspear; Maya; Omu
Keywords
castle; The Comet; Zulus

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender."

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

The Voice / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tim's yacht, the Wild Duck, nears a mountainous island...
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Curly Rand; Professor Bert Wilson
Keywords
smugglers; The Wild Duck

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender."

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

Did You Know That / text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Roy Humphries (credited)
Pencils
Roy Humphries credited)
Inks
Roy Humphries (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cigarettes were introduced in this country for the first time
Genre
non-fiction

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Inks
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm in love - I met th' dashingest aviator today
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack; Cotton Lee; Dixie Lee; Jill Martin; Baron Bloodsoe (villain); Slitz (villain); Teekeela (villain)
Synopsis
Cotton Lee wrecks Jack's plane and Jack gets his pilot's license revoked. Jack's sister has a crush on Cotton and Jack needs to find a way to get her away to private school. When the sultry Teekeela offers him a job in Mexico flying gold, it seems like an answer to his problems. When he gets to Mexico he learns the true nature of the cargo he is flying.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Copyright, 1937, by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc."
Boody Rogers was an art assistant.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman (credited)
Inks
Jack Alderman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the Spacemen's underground refuge in France...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Martan the Marvel Man; Mr. Williams; Vana; Eurasians (villains); Igor Narinoff (villain, death); Nina Sprinsky (villain, death); Supreme Three (villains); The Spacemen (villains)

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Mask or no mask, I like your style, airman!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
The Masked Pilot; Tom; Red Mackay; Sourdough Pete

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender."

The Case of the Dirty Shirt (Table of Contents: 10)

True Spy Stories / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; spy
Characters
Major Antonio Aimad; San Sebastian

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender."

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley (signed)
Inks
Dan Gormley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Harlequin Eyes,' the name given Sigmund Shults
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Jake; Joyce; Officer Kelly; Harlequin Eyes [Sigmund Shults] (villain); Sadie Shults (villain, death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1941 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc."
Art signed on last page of story.

Haile Selassie's Native Girl-Spy (Table of Contents: 12)

True Spy Stories / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; spy
Characters
Haile Selassie; Wazeru Manen

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Wally Williams, American Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, I wish this gang would stay away from headlines.
Genre
adventure; military; sports
Characters
Wally Williams; Arlene Grahame; Captain Parks; Gramps Williams; Pee Wee Moore; Ted Jackson; Captain Martz (villain)
Keywords
baseball; Elmhurst College

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

The Sky Hawk / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner [as Bob Turner] (credited)
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The prisoner... and two other white persons
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Lt. Storm Allen; Lucky Lane (cameo); Buzz Magee (cameo); Mr. Allen; Judy Baines; Corporal Mato (villain)
Keywords
Japanese; temple

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender."

Stamps (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.6 page (report information)

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

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
Good morning, Poy Opoy
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Herky; J. Granville Gurk; Noodles Nelson; Poy Opoy
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) 1939.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Phantasmo Rules the World! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Professor Supermind and Son
  2. 1. ["Hey, Hoikey! Wait till I tell ya!"]
    Herky
  3. 2. Win This Car!
    Junior Auto Club
  4. 3. ["Oh, boy - I feel I could lift the Empire State Building and walk away with it."]
    Professor Supermind and Son
  5. 4. ["Cheer up, Captain Bill..."]
    The Hurricane Kids
  6. 5. ["Tim's yacht, the Wild Duck, nears a mountainous island..."]
    The Voice
  7. 6. ["Cigarettes were introduced in this country for the first time"]
    Did You Know That
  8. 7. ["I'm in love - I met th' dashingest aviator today"]
    Smilin' Jack
  9. 8. ["In the Spacemen's underground refuge in France..."]
    Martan the Marvel Man
  10. 9. ["Mask or no mask, I like your style, airman!"]
    The Masked Pilot
  11. 10. The Case of the Dirty Shirt
    True Spy Stories
  12. 11. ["'Harlequin Eyes,' the name given Sigmund Shults"]
    Gang Busters
  13. 12. Haile Selassie's Native Girl-Spy
    True Spy Stories
  14. 13. ["Gee, I wish this gang would stay away from headlines."]
    Wally Williams, American Boy
  15. 14. ["The prisoner... and two other white persons"]
    The Sky Hawk
  16. 15. Stamps
  17. 16. ["Good morning, Poy Opoy"]
    Herky
  18. 17. Phantasmo Rules the World!
    Phantasmo
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