(May 1942)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-04-01
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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Burma [also as Burmadine Lee]; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Big Stoop; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone

[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
?

Genre
humor; war

Indexer Notes

4 single panel gags on inside front cover in black, white and red.

[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
Gosh, Fat Stuff--
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Boona Goo; Fat Stuff; Sun Priest; Limehouse
Synopsis
Smilin' Jack is still being mistaken as someone named Powder, and he is forced to marry Boona Goo. Jack escapes the island before consumating the marriage with Boona, but is captured by Limehouse, a prison guard who also mistakes him as Powder.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc. One strip dated 11 November.

Bill Holman & Smokey Stover Wish You a Merry Xmas! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Earl Stover; Spooky (a cat); Old Man Rivers [Jimmy D. Window] (villain)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.12.2?

Indexer Notes

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

[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
Do come in, Lieutenant!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Burma [also as Burmadine Lee]; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Big Stoop; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone; Hunter Yurk
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) ?

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
?

Genre
humor; war

Indexer Notes

4 single panel gags.

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

Don Winslow of the Navy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank V. Martinek (credited)
Pencils
Leon A. Beroth [as L. A. Beroth] (signed)
Inks
Leon A. Beroth [as L. A. Beroth] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Billy! Billy! Where are you?
Genre
war
Characters
Don Winslow; Red Pennington; Billy; Captain Dorne; Lawson Lugg (villain)
Reprints
  • from Don Winslow of the Navy newspaper strip (The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) ?

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

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
Before I take a chattel mortgage...
Genre
drama
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Tops; Mr. Avery; Mr. Clock (Nina's father); Grimes; Uncle Walt Wallet; Phyllis Wallet; Mr. Topper
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.?

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Antone Thanie--A leading New York jeweler...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Voice [Tim Brant]; Curly Rand; Antone Thanie (death); Walter Garwood; Sadie [also as Maude Garwood] (villain); Ambrose (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

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

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
Ah-h-hum!
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Dave Burnham]; Omu
Synopsis
Dave and Omu try to find their way back to the others.

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

Sweet Hat of Sigma Foo (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.04.07

Indexer Notes

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

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

The Owl / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Enroute from Cape Town, South Africa, to New York City
Genre
superhero
Characters
Owl [Nick Terry]; Owl Girl [Belle Wayne]; Chief Murphy; Nancy; Sue Sweet (villain); Gizzard Sweet (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender

Action! Captain Midnight Appears in The Funnies (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Captain Midnight / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

Stamps (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.4 page (report information)

Secret Wireless in the Alps (Table of Contents: 14)

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

The D'Ambrosio Brothers (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer Dwyer (death); Lefty Billings (villain, death); Al D'Ambrosio (villain); Lou D'Ambrosio (villain, death); Mae D'Ambrosio (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Micale
Inks
Al Micale
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Safe inside the limestone walls...
Genre
adventure
Characters
John Crusoe; Mae Crusoe; Paul Crusoe; Andy
Synopsis
John and Paul go on a bear hunt.

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by R. S. Callender. Pencil and ink credits per Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928-1999.

How About Two Two's Till Tuesday (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.03.10

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black, white and red.
Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

Amazing Gift Offer to "Comic" Readers! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Modern Concise Encylopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack; Terry and the Pirates
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    You're in the Army Now
  3. 2. ["Gosh, Fat Stuff--"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. Bill Holman & Smokey Stover Wish You a Merry Xmas!
    Smokey Stover
  5. 4. ["Do come in, Lieutenant!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    You're in the Army Now
  7. 6. ["Billy! Billy! Where are you?"]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  8. 7. ["Before I take a chattel mortgage..."]
    Gasoline Alley
  9. 8. ["Antone Thanie--A leading New York jeweler..."]
    The Voice the Invisible Detective
  10. 9. ["Ah-h-hum!"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  11. 10. Sweet Hat of Sigma Foo
    Smokey Stover
  12. 11. ["Enroute from Cape Town, South Africa, to New York City"]
    The Owl
  13. 12. Action! Captain Midnight Appears in The Funnies
    Captain Midnight
  14. 13. Stamps
  15. 14. Secret Wireless in the Alps
    True Spy Stories
  16. 15. The D'Ambrosio Brothers
    Gang Busters
  17. 16. ["Safe inside the limestone walls..."]
    The Crusoes
  18. 17. How About Two Two's Till Tuesday
    Smokey Stover
  19. 18. Amazing Gift Offer to "Comic" Readers!
    Modern Concise Encylopedia
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