(August 1941)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-07-01
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. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dan Warren
Keywords
cannon

Boys and Girls it's Free! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The invasion forces have succeeded in tunneling under the ocean
Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Supermind [Professor Warren]; Dan Warren; General Thurner
Synopsis
Professor Supermind and Dan stop the invasion.

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cotton, won't you please try to find a job
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Cotton Lee; Dixie Lee; Jill Martin; Ching; Mr. Jones (villain); Baron Bloodsoe (villain); Teekeela (villain); Slitz (villain)
Synopsis
Dixie comes home to find that Cotton, who had eloped with Jack's sister Jill, has left her. Lured by promises of easy money, Cotton gets a job as a pilot for the Baron. When the Baron's plane is spotted by the border patrol, the human "cargo" is dumped to remove any evidence. Jack uses a special pressure suit to fly high enough to intercept the airliner. He strafes the airline with a machine gun, setting the engines on fire.
Reprints

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

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
I've improved my sigma ray machine so it makes a suit of invisibility good for twenty-four hours!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Curly Rand; Professor Bert Wilson; Horatio Warton; Mr. Hare; Allen; Wacky (villain); Bull (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, buddy - how's chances of joining the fire department?
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover

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

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

Script
Albert Hartje (credited)
Pencils
Will Ely (credited)
Inks
Will Ely (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, lads, we've collected enough tools
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Captain Bill Brady; N'Gomo

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

Wally Williams American Boy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, the toughening-up process at Lawton is over
Genre
adventure
Characters
Wally Williams; Arlene Grahame; Mule Miller; Swan; Captain Beech; Sgt. Kupensky

Thompson, the Masquerading Yeoman (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy
Characters
Harry Thomas Thompson
Reprints

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Returning from a dangerous mission, the Masked Pilot radios g-man Hale
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Masked Pilot; Tom; Mr. Hale

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941 by R. S. Callender

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Big Mike Dorado has served his seven-year term for assault
Genre
crime
Characters
Officer O'Rourke (death); Officer Willett; Tom Trainey (villain); Big Mike Dorado (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.

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

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank King (credited)
Pencils
Frank King (credited)
Inks
Frank King (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I brought your car back, Tops.
Genre
drama
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Tops; Uncle Avery; Jessica
Reprints
  • from Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc. ? [newspaper strip reprint]

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

Smokey Stover / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All those tonics I've been using are swell
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Mrs. Pip; Chief
Reprints
  • from ? [newspaper strip reprint]

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

advertisement / 0.6 page (report information)

Yoshio Matsuda -- of the Japanese Navy (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy
Characters
Yoshio Matsuda
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

The Marvel Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Inks
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Those overgrown germs from Saturn are still trying to break through our lines, Martan!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Marvel Man [Martan]; Vana (Martan's wife); General Pelton; Sgt. Darrow; Sgt. Leroy; Sgt. McRay; Sgt. Barr
Synopsis
Marten and his wife have come from their native planet to Earth, where he rescues civilization from an invasion by spacemen, only to find Earth faced with a worse threat: hungry, germ-like beings from Saturn who are eating up every living thing they meet!

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1941, by R. S. Callender.

Martan comes from the Planet Antaclea.

Free Valuable Gifts from Orphan Annie (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Little Orphan Annie; Quaker / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Train Your Feet for Active Sports (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Professor Supermind and Son
  2. 1. Boys and Girls it's Free!
    Schwinn
  3. 2. ["The invasion forces have succeeded in tunneling under the ocean"]
    Professor Supermind and Son
  4. 3. ["Cotton, won't you please try to find a job"]
    Smilin' Jack
  5. 4. ["I've improved my sigma ray machine so it makes a suit of invisibility good for twenty-four hours!"]
    The Voice the Invisible Detective
  6. 5. ["Hey, buddy - how's chances of joining the fire department?"]
    Smokey Stover
  7. 6. ["Well, lads, we've collected enough tools"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  8. 7. ["Well, the toughening-up process at Lawton is over"]
    Wally Williams American Boy
  9. 8. Thompson, the Masquerading Yeoman
    True Spy Stories
  10. 9. ["Returning from a dangerous mission, the Masked Pilot radios g-man Hale"]
    The Masked Pilot
  11. 10. ["Big Mike Dorado has served his seven-year term for assault"]
    Gang Busters
  12. 11. ["I brought your car back, Tops."]
    Gasoline Alley
  13. 12. ["All those tonics I've been using are swell"]
    Smokey Stover
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Yoshio Matsuda -- of the Japanese Navy
    True Spy Stories
  16. 15. ["Those overgrown germs from Saturn are still trying to break through our lines, Martan!"]
    The Marvel Man
  17. 16. Free Valuable Gifts from Orphan Annie
    Little Orphan Annie; Quaker
  18. 17. Train Your Feet for Active Sports
    Keds
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