(November 1941)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-09-30
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Dixie Lee

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

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
Hello, Chester, where are you going?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Chester Gump
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Choose Your Prize (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[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
Oh, Dixie---You've made me the happiest person...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Dixie Lee; Dr. Gordon Medic; Gulliver Wing; Rufus
Synopsis
While recuperating from the surgery, Jack finds out that Dr. Medic is madly in love with Dixie. Later Dixie tells Jack that she's going to marry the doctor. Trying to forget her, Jack accepts a job as a test pilot for the X-13. Later, Jack is best man at Dr. Medic's and Dixie's wedding.
Reprints
Keywords
Sky-Devil Aircraft Co.

Indexer Notes

Story includes strips dated May 13, May 14, May 17, May 19 and May 20 1938.

[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
Farewell, my sons!
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Captain Bill Brady; King Marumbo; Maya; N'Gomo

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

The Spy With the Evil Eye (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy
Characters
Henrietta Stevens; Johann Schmidt
Keywords
MI-5

It's Nature (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Stamps (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.6 page (report information)

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

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
Must be General Thurner, Dad.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Professor Supermind [Professor Warren]; Dan Warren; Admiral Krayton; General Thurner
Keywords
submarine; televisoscope

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stan Ramos
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer Murphy; Dopey Miles [Arthur Miles] (villain, death); Nina Durane (villain); Stan Ramos (villain, death)
Keywords
boxing; machine gun

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Skeezix!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Avery; Gootch; Jessica; Nina Clock; Spud; Tops; Trixie; Whimpy
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.04.xx

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
That plane sure has come thru 100% on all tests, sir!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
The Masked Pilot; Tom; Jock; Sandy
Keywords
Canada; Kane Field

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

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
The new gun is ready, gentlemen!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Marta; Vana; General Ramak; Snow King
Keywords
Marra

The Mexican Jungle Secret Airport (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy
Characters
Fernando Ricci

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, you two give me the willies!
Genre
war
Characters
Wally Williams; Arlene Grahame; Captain Wright; Colonel Fred Walker; Farmer Jenkins; Gramps [Walter Williams]; Ted Jackson
Keywords
Camp Lawton; El Palmo

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

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
Here's a letter from Central America
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Curly Rand; Don Arturo; Professor Bert Wilson; Rosa Arturo; Carlos Arturo (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1941, by R. S. Callender

Who's That Knocking at Your Door? (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Own This Saddle Gun! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack
  2. 1. ["Hello, Chester, where are you going?"]
    The Gumps
  3. 2. Choose Your Prize
    American Specialty Co.
  4. 3. ["Oh, Dixie---You've made me the happiest person..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  5. 4. ["Farewell, my sons!"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  6. 5. The Spy With the Evil Eye
    True Spy Stories
  7. 6. It's Nature
  8. 7. Stamps
  9. 8. ["Must be General Thurner, Dad."]
    Professor Supermind and Son
  10. 9. ["Stan Ramos"]
    Gang Busters
  11. 10. ["Skeezix!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  12. 11. ["That plane sure has come thru 100% on all tests, sir!"]
    The Masked Pilot
  13. 12. ["The new gun is ready, gentlemen!"]
    The Marvel Man
  14. 13. The Mexican Jungle Secret Airport
    True Spy Stories
  15. 14. ["Oh, you two give me the willies!"]
    Wally Williams
  16. 15. ["Here's a letter from Central America"]
    The Voice
  17. 16. Who's That Knocking at Your Door?
    Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Comics
  18. 17. Own This Saddle Gun!
    Daisy Air Rifles
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