(September 1942)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-08-01
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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Milton Caniff (signed)
Inks
Milton Caniff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Big Stoop

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

Grin and Bear It / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Pencils
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Inks
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now's the best time to ask Father, Honey!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.?
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.?
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.?
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.08.31
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.04.06
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1941.?

Indexer Notes

Six single panel cartoons on inside front cover in black, white and red.
© 1941 Chicago Times, Inc.

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

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

Script
Zack Mosley (credited)
Pencils
Boody Rogers [as Zack Mosley] (credited)
Inks
Boody Rogers [as Zack Mosley] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Seeing the clipper turn back
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Fat Stuff; Downwind Jaxon [also as George]; Mary Smith (voice only); Mrs. Andrews; Miss Murray; Alberta; Dickie; Birteel; Juanita; Ringtail (a monkey)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Clef Dweller (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; Chief Cash U. Nutt; 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: 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
Presence of battle boat proves our identity known
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Burma; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Big Stoop; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone; Reginald Smythe-Heatherstone; Inspector Gwenn; Drusilla Crail (villain, death); Chun Wi (villain)
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.12
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.13
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.14
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.15
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.17
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.18
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.19
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.20
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.21
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.22
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.24
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.26
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.27
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.28
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.29
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.10.?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
2 1/2 pages of the daily reprints did not have dates.

The Return of Robin Hood [Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Return of Robin Hood / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois (credited)
Pencils
Jon Small (credited)
Inks
Jon Small (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Robin Hood; Baron De Grise (villain, death)

Indexer Notes

© 1942 by R. S. Callender.

Corroboration of Gaylord Du Bois script credit for Return of Robin Hood [episode 1] as per page 625, "Catalog of Copyright Entries 1942 Pamphlets, Leaflets, Etc. New Series Vol 39 Pt. 1," by Library of Congress, Copyright Office, Published 1942.

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

Cyclone / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
John Hampton (signed)
Inks
John Hampton (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mighty Inca, these here folks are friends of mine
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Cyclone; Midge; Calico (a horse); The Great Inca; Don Manuelo McCarthy; Sandy Waters
Synopsis
Cyclone and his friends escape from the Inca's.

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
As the Navy prepares to attack his strongly fortified island
Genre
war
Characters
Don Winslow; Red Pennington; Professor Olympus Lancton; Betty Shipman; The Purple Dictator (villain)
Reprints
  • from Don Winslow of the Navy newspaper strip (The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) ?

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

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
She's sunk!
Genre
drama
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Tops; Gootch; Fuzzy
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.08.31
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.09.01
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.09.03
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.09.?

Indexer Notes

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

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

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To our future happiness, Andy
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Andrew Gump; Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Little Napolean (a baby, unnamed)
Synopsis
Bim finds a baby on his doorstep.
Reprints
  • from Gumps, The Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937.11.21

Indexer Notes

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

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

Nick Terry as The Owl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Slow down, Nick--
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Owl [Nick Terry]; Belle Wayne; Chief Murphy; Mrs. Astorpont; Secret Order of Karanak [Poona; Maya (former press agent)] (villains, introduction for both)
Synopsis
Chief Murphy and Nick investigate a mystic cult located in a fashionable neighborhood that caters to people of all walks of life who are wanting to rid themselves of their cares and troubles. But the Owl discovers that the cult's leader is actually looking for celebrities amongst the people, then use information they provide to blackmail them.
Reprints
Keywords
The Eagle (newspaper)

Indexer Notes

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

The Who's Who indicates that Thomas both wrote and drew this feature in 1941, and nothing extant disputes this.

The script credit added by Craig Delich.

Spy Patrol (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Dave Bascomb; Mr. Bascomb; Mrs. Bascomb

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney [as R. L. J.] (signed)
Inks
Bob Jenney [as R. L. J.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tony Gorio, a waterfront thug
Genre
crime
Characters
Pete Hanson; Tom Carson; Tony Gorio (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Let's take a look at the cargo, Captain Bill
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Captain Bill Brady

Indexer Notes

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

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

Grin and Bear It / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Pencils
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Inks
George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will it stand up under a rescue?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) ?

Indexer Notes

Six single panel cartoons on inside back cover in black, white and red.

[Cover Preview - Famous Stories #2] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Tom Sawyer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Terry and the Pirates
  2. 1. ["Now's the best time to ask Father, Honey!"]
    Grin and Bear It
  3. 2. ["Seeing the clipper turn back"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. Clef Dweller
    Smokey Stover
  5. 4. ["Presence of battle boat proves our identity known"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  6. 5. The Return of Robin Hood [Episode 1]
    The Return of Robin Hood
  7. 6. ["Mighty Inca, these here folks are friends of mine"]
    Cyclone
  8. 7. ["As the Navy prepares to attack his strongly fortified island"]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  9. 8. ["She's sunk!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  10. 9. ["To our future happiness, Andy"]
    The Gumps
  11. 10. ["Slow down, Nick--"]
    Nick Terry as The Owl
  12. 11. Spy Patrol
  13. 12. ["Tony Gorio, a waterfront thug"]
    Gang Busters
  14. 13. ["Let's take a look at the cargo, Captain Bill"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  15. 14. ["Will it stand up under a rescue?"]
    Grin and Bear It
  16. 15. [Cover Preview - Famous Stories #2]
    Tom Sawyer
This issue was most recently modified by:
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