(October 1941)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
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

[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
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Dan Warren; Professor Supermind [Professor Warren]

Here's a Contest Right Up Your Alley! (Table of Contents: 1)

Popular Comics Contest / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

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

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
How can I ever face Dixie and Jill again!!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Dixie Lee; Dr. Gordon Medic; Jill Martin; Rufus; Baron Bloodsoe (villain); Slitz (villain); Teekeela (villain)
Synopsis
Jack returns with the smugglers, but is spurned by Dixie and Jill when they learn he was the one who killed Cotton. He tries to get the scar on his face fixed, but the doctor is in love with Dixie, and finds out on the operating table that Jack wants to get Dixie back.
Reprints
Keywords
U.S. Border Patrol

Indexer Notes

Last panel is dated May 7, 1938.

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

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
We'd like your permission to go on a hunt
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; King Marumbo; Mingan (death); Mulembu (death); N'Gomo; The Leopard Men

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gus Edson (signed)
Pencils
Gus Edson (signed)
Inks
Gus Edson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm getting drowned out here
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Andy Gump [Andrew Gump]; Chester Gump; Dick; Min Gump; Tilda
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) ?

["Crimey, from the looks o'things, the Army don't feed you kids!] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Victor Boni [as Vic Boni] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Wally Williams; Gramps Williams; Arlene Grahame; Betty; Lt. Grady; Major Rawlings; Sgt. McGrath; Ted Jackson
Keywords
Camp Lawton

Spy Station in Scotland (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy
Characters
Colonel Bentley Clarke; Mrs. Jesse Jordan

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

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
Numbers
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Mr. Lorel; Numbers [Mr. Murphy] (villain)
Keywords
Midland City

Indexer Notes

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

[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
Hey, Tom! Listen to this telegram!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
The Masked Pilot; Tom; Krause (villain); Nazis (villains); Otto (villain)
Keywords
Canada

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

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
One of Supermind's world shaking inventions...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Supermind [Professor Warren]; Dan Warren; General Thurner; Mr. Ferguson; the Brain [Mr. Sorel] (villain)
Keywords
FBI

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

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
We've got to sieze the controls of this ship before it reaches Saturn
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Martan; Vana; Queen Hela; Torkell

Action! Read Captain Midnight (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

The Funnies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.4 page (report information)

Treachery of Lieut. Farnsworth (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy
Characters
Captain William D. Puleston; Lt. John S. Farnsworth

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning, Mr. Brant! I'm Wendell Barlo, an actor
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Professor Bert Wilson; Wendell Barlo; John Byron Hisslip (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

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

Script
Frank King
Pencils
Frank King [as King] (signed)
Inks
Frank King [as King] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It took all of my day to get the car in condition
Genre
domestic
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Tops; Walt Wallet
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.03.xx
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.03.31
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.04.01
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.04.xx

Indexer Notes

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

Straight from Hollywood (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

If You Can Carry a Tune (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Gahoon Prod. / 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. Here's a Contest Right Up Your Alley!
    Popular Comics Contest
  3. 2. ["How can I ever face Dixie and Jill again!!"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["We'd like your permission to go on a hunt"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  5. 4. ["I'm getting drowned out here"]
    The Gumps
  6. 5. ["Crimey, from the looks o'things, the Army don't feed you kids!]
    Wally Williams
  7. 6. Spy Station in Scotland
    True Spy Stories
  8. 7. ["Numbers"]
    Gang Busters
  9. 8. ["Hey, Tom! Listen to this telegram!"]
    The Masked Pilot
  10. 9. ["One of Supermind's world shaking inventions..."]
    Professor Supermind and Son
  11. 10. ["We've got to sieze the controls of this ship before it reaches Saturn"]
    The Marvel Man
  12. 11. Action! Read Captain Midnight
    The Funnies
  13. 12. Stamps
  14. 13. Treachery of Lieut. Farnsworth
    True Spy Stories
  15. 14. ["Good morning, Mr. Brant! I'm Wendell Barlo, an actor"]
    The Voice
  16. 15. ["It took all of my day to get the car in condition"]
    Gasoline Alley
  17. 16. Straight from Hollywood
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics
  18. 17. If You Can Carry a Tune
    Gahoon Prod.
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