(July 1942)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-06-01
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. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Fat Stuff; Downwind Jaxon

Yankee Wings (Table of Contents: 1)

U.S. Army Aviation / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney (credited)
Inks
Bob Jenney (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war

Indexer Notes

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 (signed)
Pencils
Boody Rogers [as Zack Mosley] (signed)
Inks
Zack Mosley (signed); Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guard or no guard
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder]; Fat Stuff; Limehouse; Eagle Eye (villain); Slab (villain, death); The Head (villain); The Claw (villain)
Synopsis
The Head breaks outs of jail, taking Jack and Fat Stuff with him. They eventually get caught, and Jack gets put into solitary confinement.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[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 it trouble your men if I asked for a guide through the camp
Genre
humor; war
Reprints
  • from You're In the Army Now (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.03.25
  • from You're In the Army Now (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1941.04.23
  • from You're In the Army Now (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) ?
  • from You're In the Army Now (The Register and Tribune Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

4 single panel gags.

[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
Ah, there, Drusilla
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Burma [also as Burmadine Lee]; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone; Reginald Smythe-Heatherstone; Soy; Wei; Drusilla Crail (villain); Chun Wi (villain)
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.18
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.19
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.20
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.22
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.23
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.24
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.25
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.26
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.27
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.29
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.30
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.08.31
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.01
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.02
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.03
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.05
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.06
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.07
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.08
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.09
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.10
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.12
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.09.13

Indexer Notes

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

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

Captain Midnight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Following the defeat of his Fifth Column air fleet by Captain Midnight
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsey; Major Barry Steele; Gardo (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1942, by The Wander Co.

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

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
Smokey's wife just phoned, Chief
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.06.16

Indexer Notes

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

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

Cyclone / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
John Hampton
Inks
John Hampton
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Escaping from Don Iago's torture chamber
Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Cyclone; Midge; Calico (a horse); Teeko; Don Iago (villain); Captain Cerdoso (villain); Pancho (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

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

Don Winslow of the Navy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank V. Martinek (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don Winslow and Red have trailed Lawson Lugg to a U.S. warship.
Genre
war
Characters
Don Winslow; Red Pennington; Captain Dorne; Professor Olympus Lancton; Lawson Lugg [also as Baron] (villain, death); The Purple Dictator (villain); Lena (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Don Winslow of the Navy newspaper strip (The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) ?

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

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
I'm so hungry you could play me like a xylophone.
Genre
drama
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Tops; Peoria Pete
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.07.27
  • 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: 10) (Expand) /

Andy Panda / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

Stamps (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.4 page (report information)

[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
So the Knitwit Knitting Club's meeting here today
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.?

Indexer Notes

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

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

Nick Terry as The Owl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
G'night, Chief! Wait, Nick!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Owl [Nick Terry]; Belle Wayne; Chief Murphy; Seth Swivelbottom; Mrs. Swivelbottom

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A crate of poisonous snakes proves deadly
Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer Murphy; Officer Frazer; Jinks (villain, death); Pete (villain, death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Deserter (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed)
Inks
Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jeff Otis; Mike (a dog)

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

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
Tell me, Dave -- does this cliff run all around the island's central part?
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Captain Bill Brady; Omu

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Gosh - it was double peachy of the Chief to give me the afternoon off
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.?

Indexer Notes

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

"A special message to the boys and girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury" (Table of Contents: 18)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (credited)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
The publishers donated this space, on behalf of the U.S. Savings Bonds and War Stamps campaign, to published a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthau, Jr., encouraging the boys and girls of America to buy at least one 10 cent Savings Stamp each week to help the war effort.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. This PSA appears in comics from multiple publishers in 1942.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Terry and the Pirates; Smilin' Jack
  2. 1. Yankee Wings
    U.S. Army Aviation
  3. 2. ["Guard or no guard"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["Would it trouble your men if I asked for a guide through the camp"]
    You're In the Army Now
  5. 4. ["Ah, there, Drusilla"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  6. 5. ["Following the defeat of his Fifth Column air fleet by Captain Midnight"]
    Captain Midnight
  7. 6. ["Smokey's wife just phoned, Chief"]
    Smokey Stover
  8. 7. ["Escaping from Don Iago's torture chamber"]
    Cyclone
  9. 8. ["Don Winslow and Red have trailed Lawson Lugg to a U.S. warship."]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  10. 9. ["I'm so hungry you could play me like a xylophone."]
    Gasoline Alley
  11. 10. ["Andy Panda appears in The Funnies"]
    Andy Panda
  12. 11. Stamps
  13. 12. ["So the Knitwit Knitting Club's meeting here today"]
    Smokey Stover
  14. 13. ["G'night, Chief! Wait, Nick!"]
    Nick Terry as The Owl
  15. 14. ["A crate of poisonous snakes proves deadly"]
    Gang Busters
  16. 15. The Deserter
  17. 16. ["Tell me, Dave -- does this cliff run all around the island's central part?"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  18. 17. ["Gosh - it was double peachy of the Chief to give me the afternoon off"]
    Smokey Stover
  19. 18. "A special message to the boys and girls of America from Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury"
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  • Gregory Fischer
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