(June 1941)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-04-30
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)

Smilin' Jack; Professor Supermind and Son / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation; superhero
Characters
Dan Warren; Martan the Marvel Man; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; The Masked Pilot; The Voice [Tim Brant]; Wally Williams

Better Than a Five Ring Circus! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

["Dan, come here!] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Supermind [Professor Warren]; Dan Warren
Keywords
Televisoscope

Indexer Notes

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

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 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
Well, Jack--You may know too much--but...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Jill Martin; Dixie Lee; Cotton Lee; Baron Bloodsoe; Slitz; Teekeela; Old Man Mose
Synopsis
Jack refuses to smuggle munitions for Baron Bloodsoe. The Baron decides to have Jack pushed out of a plane without a parachute. However, when the henchman Slitz pushes Jack out the door, Jack grabs him and they both glide down on Slitz's parachute. Jack makes his way back to the States where he finds an old man who can clear Jack of the charges that cost him his pilot's license. Jack gets a job with the border patrol. Meanwhile the Baron has plans to hijack a $200,000 stratosphere airliner in order to smuggle aliens into the United States.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"Copyright, 1937, by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc."

[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, signed)
Inks
Bill Ely [as Will Ely] (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From here we can sweep the whole cliff with bullets!
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Captain Bill Brady; Chief Longspear; Maya; Omu
Keywords
beach; island; The Zulu; tyrannosaurus rex

Indexer Notes

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

Free! Moo (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Stillicious / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Herky / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swell day for a stroll, eh, Sis?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Herky; Honey; Herky's mother; Noodles Nelson; Noodles Nelson's sister
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) xxxx.xx.xx

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

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
There's the airport!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Martan the Marvel Man; Vana; Governor Dearborn
Keywords
Earth; Eurasia; Washington D.C.

Indexer Notes

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

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

Wally Williams, American Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I can't believe it's time to say farewell to the old school.
Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Wally Williams; Arlene Grahame; Betty Riley; Captain Parks; Gramps [Walter Williams]; Ted Jackson
Synopsis
Wally graduates college and joins the Army Air Corps.
Keywords
Elmhurst College; graduation; King Air College; U.S. Army Air Corps

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

The Sky Hawk / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, we caught one prisoner.
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Lt. Storm Allen; Lucky Lane; Buzz Magee; Mr. Allen; Judy Baines
Keywords
Japanese

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
I'll guide your army ships to the secret mine, Colonel
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
The Masked Pilot; Tom; Red Mackay; Sourdough Pete

Indexer Notes

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

See the Master of the World (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Funnies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Stamps (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

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

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
'Yak-Yak,' a French Canadian robber and killer
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Captain Bouche; Hal Knito (villain); Hank (villain, death); Rene (villain, death); Yak-Yak (villain)
Keywords
Canada; furs; Hudson Bay

Indexer Notes

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

Napoleon's Secret agent (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; spy
Characters
Colonel Savary; Field Marshal Mack; Karl Schulmeister; Napoleon

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That looks like the Herr Kommandant's headquarters!
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Curly Rand; Professor Bert Wilson; unnamed Kommandant (villain); Kommandant's men (villains)
Synopsis
Tim, while on a Caribbean cruise, discovers a foreign submarine base and overcomes the leadership at its headquarters. He then dons his invisible clothing and discovers the location of the subs and sabotages every one of them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Continued next issue.

This Beautiful Desk for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Remington Rand, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Win One of These 2 Free Trips to Red Ryder's Rocky Mountain Rancho (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack; Professor Supermind and Son
  2. 1. Better Than a Five Ring Circus!
    The Funnies
  3. 2. ["Dan, come here!]
    Professor Supermind and Son
  4. 3. ["Well, Jack--You may know too much--but..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  5. 4. ["From here we can sweep the whole cliff with bullets!"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  6. 5. Free! Moo
    Stillicious
  7. 6. ["Swell day for a stroll, eh, Sis?"]
    Herky
  8. 7. ["There's the airport!"]
    Martan the Marvel Man
  9. 8. ["I can't believe it's time to say farewell to the old school."]
    Wally Williams, American Boy
  10. 9. ["Yes, we caught one prisoner."]
    The Sky Hawk
  11. 10. ["I'll guide your army ships to the secret mine, Colonel"]
    The Masked Pilot
  12. 11. See the Master of the World
    The Funnies
  13. 12. Stamps
  14. 13. ["'Yak-Yak,' a French Canadian robber and killer"]
    Gang Busters
  15. 14. Napoleon's Secret agent
    True Spy Stories
  16. 15. ["That looks like the Herr Kommandant's headquarters!"]
    The Voice, The Invisible Detective
  17. 16. This Beautiful Desk for Only $1.00
    Remington Rand, Inc.
  18. 17. Win One of These 2 Free Trips to Red Ryder's Rocky Mountain Rancho
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
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