(March 1942)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-02-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
George T. Delacorte, Jr. [as G. T. Delacorte, Jr.] (president); Helen Meyer [as H. Meyer] (vice-president); Margarita Delacorte (secretary)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1942 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc.

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; Gasoline Alley; The Owl; The Voice / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; drama; aviation; detective-mystery; superhero
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Terry Lee; Skeezix Wallet (inset); Tops (inset); Owl [Nick Terry] (inset); The Voice [Tim Brant] (inset)

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

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
Interesting work, isn't it?
Genre
humor; war
Reprints
  • from You're In the Army Now daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.05.30
  • from You're In the Army Now daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.06.03
  • from You're In the Army Now daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.?.?
  • from You're In the Army Now daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.05.08

Indexer Notes

4 single panel gags on inside front cover in black, white and red.
1941 The Register and Tribune Syndicate.

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

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

Script
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils
Zack Mosley (credited); Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Inks
Zack Mosley (credited); Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Head," are you really gonna let th' chef dangle from that tuna rod all night?
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Bunny Wing; Gull Wing; Inspector; Laura; The Head (villain); Claw (villain)
Synopsis
The Head figures out that Powder is an imposter.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.

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

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
I said, sir, that this is my brother, sister, and Chinese servant!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Big Stoop; Burma [also as Burmadine Lee]; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone; Hunter Yurk (villain)
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) ?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
High in the sky, winging westward, a small cabin plane with Tim, Curly and Bert as passengers
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Curly Rand; Professor Bert Wilson; Tex Wilson; Dort (villain); Pete (villain); Don Ricard (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942 by R. S. Callender.

Action! Thrills! Read! Red Ryder Comics (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Red Ryder / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Stamps (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

Ice Jam (Table of Contents: 7)

Smokey Stover / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat); Old Gray Mayor
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.03.03

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

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

Smokey Stover / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow - this zero weather makes you feel like hunting
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.02.25

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

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

The Owl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well Nick, what do you think?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Owl [Nick Terry]; Owl Girl [Belle Wayne]; Soto; Chief Murphy; Aunt Flossie; Donald Penrose (corpse); Charles

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.

Boy Spy of the West Coast (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy
Characters
John Biddle; Karl Biddle

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.

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

The Crusoes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When baby Ted is six weeks old
Genre
historical
Characters
John Crusoe; Mae Crusoe; Paul Crusoe; Ted Crusoe; Andy

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

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
Wow! - It sure is hot, Chief - we picked the right day to go bathing!
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.28

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.

Termite Spies (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.

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

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
Golly. I'm so proud to be a half owner of our car, Tops!
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Tops; Mr. Grimes; Uncle Avery
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.05.27
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.?.?
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.06.04

Indexer Notes

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

The Higgins Gang (Table of Contents: 15)

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; The Higgings Gang [Ace Higgins (villain); Batty (villain, death); Putsey (villain, death); Slim (villain, death)]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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
Ha! There's ol' Blazer White's airport
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
The Masked Pilot; Tom; Mrs. White

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! What a nightmare
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Captain Bill Brady; Omu

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.
Artist signature on last page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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
If something suddenly happened to my rank
Genre
humor; war
Reprints
  • from You're In the Army Now daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.?.?
  • from You're In the Army Now daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.?.?
  • from You're In the Army Now daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.?.?
  • from You're In the Army Now daily (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.04.21

Indexer Notes

4 single panel gags on inside front cover in black, white and red.
1941 The Register and Tribune Syndicate.

Prizes for All (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack; Terry and the Pirates; Gasoline Alley; The Owl; The Voice
  2. 1. ["Interesting work, isn't it?"]
    You're In the Army Now
  3. 2. [""Head," are you really gonna let th' chef dangle from that tuna rod all night?"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["I said, sir, that this is my brother, sister, and Chinese servant!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  5. 4. ["High in the sky, winging westward, a small cabin plane with Tim, Curly and Bert as passengers"]
    The Voice
  6. 5. Action! Thrills! Read! Red Ryder Comics
    Red Ryder
  7. 6. Stamps
  8. 7. Ice Jam
    Smokey Stover
  9. 8. ["Wow - this zero weather makes you feel like hunting"]
    Smokey Stover
  10. 9. ["Well Nick, what do you think?"]
    The Owl
  11. 10. Boy Spy of the West Coast
    True Spy Stories
  12. 11. ["When baby Ted is six weeks old"]
    The Crusoes
  13. 12. ["Wow! - It sure is hot, Chief - we picked the right day to go bathing!"]
    Smokey Stover
  14. 13. Termite Spies
    True Spy Stories
  15. 14. ["Golly. I'm so proud to be a half owner of our car, Tops!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  16. 15. The Higgins Gang
    Gang Busters
  17. 16. ["Ha! There's ol' Blazer White's airport"]
    The Masked Pilot
  18. 17. ["Wow! What a nightmare"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  19. 18. ["If something suddenly happened to my rank"]
    You're In the Army Now
  20. 19. Prizes for All
    American Seed Co.
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