(February 1942)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-01-02
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. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack; Terry and the Pirates / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Remington's Amazing Combination Offer (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley (credited)
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
Smilin' Jack, heartbroken because Dixie married Dr. Medic...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Gull Wing; Inspector; Bunny Wing; Nancy; Helen; Wally; The Ring [Gale Gibson (villain); Powder (villain); Laura (villain); The Head (villain); The Claw (villain)]
Synopsis
Smilin' Jack infiltrates The Ring disguised as Powder.
Reprints
Keywords
test pilot

Indexer Notes

Story includes a strip dated August 31, 1938.

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

You're In the Army Now / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Ficklen [as Herc Ficklen] (credited)
Pencils
Jack Ficklen [as Herc Ficklen] (credited)
Inks
Jack Ficklen [as Herc Ficklen] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would you care to subscribe sir?
Genre
humor; military
Reprints
  • from You're In the Army Now daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

4 single panel cartoons.

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

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff (credited)
Pencils
Milton Caniff (credited)
Inks
Milton Caniff (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Traveling through China in a car given to them by the Dragon Lady
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Burma [also as Burmadine Lee]; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
Story includes one strip dated May 7.

[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
That's a dandy installation job, Girlie
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Sparks (a dog); Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) ?

Captain Midnight (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Funnies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Gumps / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On an Australia-bound boat...
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Doc (villain); Moselle Fripp (villain); Sleek (villain)
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.07.11
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.07.18
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.07.25
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.08.01
Keywords
cruise ship; Pharaoh Ruby

The Japanese Actor Spy (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy
Characters
Yoshimasa Yoshido; Yoshiko Okada

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's the spirit.
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Nina Clock; Sadie; Skeezix Wallet; Tops; Trixie; Uncle Avery
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

Crime Cult (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer Murphy; Roy Brandt; Silas Krow (death); The Crime Cult [Auguste Murk (villain); Lead Malone (villain); Rock Benson (villain)]; Macher (villain)
Reprints
Keywords
boy scout

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.

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

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
The Masked Pilot and Tom are having dinner...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
The Masket Pilot; Tom; Inspector Hale; Mr. Talcott; Miss Talcott; Dawson (villain); Jake (villain); Squeaky (villain)
Keywords
Bullet; F.B.I.

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

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

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
What was that crash?
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Omu; Captain Bill Brady; Butcher (villain); Captain Bully Blackbeard (villain); John Hopper (villain)
Keywords
castle; pirate; tornado

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Nick!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Owl [Nick Terry]; Belle Wayne; Chief Murphy; Jimmy; Marie; Soto; Baby Face Barker (villain); Gus Schultz (villain)
Keywords
Daily Eagle; Grand Central Station

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

[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
In conclusion, let me say
Genre
detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Curly Rand; Professor Bert Wilson; Ballot Box Hogan (death); Rayburn Danton; Gimpy (villain); Wilson Grant (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942 by R. S. Callender.

If You Can Carry a Tune (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Gahoon Prod. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Get a Daisy Air Rifle with Your Christmas Cash (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack; Terry and the Pirates
  2. 1. Remington's Amazing Combination Offer
    Remington Rand Inc.
  3. 2. ["Smilin' Jack, heartbroken because Dixie married Dr. Medic..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["Would you care to subscribe sir?"]
    You're In the Army Now
  5. 4. ["Traveling through China in a car given to them by the Dragon Lady"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  6. 5. ["That's a dandy installation job, Girlie"]
    Smokey Stover
  7. 6. Captain Midnight
    The Funnies
  8. 7. Stamps
  9. 8. ["On an Australia-bound boat..."]
    Gumps
  10. 9. The Japanese Actor Spy
    True Spy Stories
  11. 10. ["That's the spirit."]
    Gasoline Alley
  12. 11. Crime Cult
    Gang Busters
  13. 12. ["The Masked Pilot and Tom are having dinner..."]
    The Masked Pilot
  14. 13. ["What was that crash?"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  15. 14. ["Hi, Nick!"]
    The Owl
  16. 15. ["In conclusion, let me say"]
    The Voice
  17. 16. If You Can Carry a Tune
    Gahoon Prod.
  18. 17. Get a Daisy Air Rifle with Your Christmas Cash
    Daisy Air Rifles
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