(February 1943)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1943-01-02
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 1943 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc.


[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

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

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
A penny for your thoughts
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Andrew Gump; Min Gump; Chester Gump
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1938.?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
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
Boody Rogers [as Zack Mosley] (credited)
Inks
Boody Rogers [as Zack Mosley] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I wish you all the luck in the world
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Fat Stuff; Downwind Jaxon; Inspector (death); Mary Smith; Mummy Smith (death); Hop (villain)
Synopsis
Mummy Smith accidently kills the Inspector, and decides to commit suicide instead of serving time in jail. Hop sabotages Jack's plane, causing him to crash in front of Mary's trailer.
Reprints
  • from Smilin' Jack (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1939

Indexer Notes

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

The Return of Robin Hood [Episode 6] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Return of Robin Hood / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Arthur Jameson
Inks
Arthur Jameson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Robin Hood; Will Scarlett; Sir Henry Langford; Hal Langford; Sir Gregory; Romain De Corbeau; Robber Baron

Indexer Notes

© 1943 by R. S. Callender.

Gaylord Du Bois script credit for Return of Robin Hood [episode 6] as per page 92, "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title," compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, January 9, 2017.

The Food Bootleggers (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner
Inks
E. C. Stoner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Chief John Winston; Officer Mike; Ned Walters; Joe; Mrs. Jones; Harvey Q. Walling (villain); Doc Hermann Schwerner (villain); Soapy Max Modin (villain); Fred Schwerner (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1943 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc. Previous indexer credit art to Louis Ferstadt.

No Crime is Perfect (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Detective Grady; Mrs. Casey; Ed Sharpe (villain); The Crab [Lester Crabb] (villain)

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

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
Stoop, search them for extra weapons!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; April Kane; Big Stoop; Dillon Kane; Mala; Sanjak [also as Madame Sud] (villain); Weazel [M. Belette] (villain); Baron De Plexus (villain); Slugger Dunn (villain)
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

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

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

Don Winslow of the Navy / comic story / 5 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
In the flight tower at the Pensacola Air Station
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Don Winslow; Red Pennington
Reprints
  • from Don Winslow of the Navy (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Released by 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
Gee, Nina, it's the first time I've had a chance like this!
Genre
drama
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Aunt Hessie; Larry Packer; Jessica
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: 9)

Nick Terry as 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
Ethelbert!... Did you get the part?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Owl [Nick Terry]; Chief Murphy; Officer Mike; Phyllis (first appearance); Ethelbert Hambone (first appearance); Mrs. Cooper (first appearance); Snake Anton (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1943 by R. S. Callender

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've circled the whole, plateau, Dave
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1943, by R. S. Callender

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

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
You've been working there for two hours, Chief
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover daily (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) ?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1939 by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

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

Cyclone / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
John Hampton [as J. Wade Hampton] (signed)
Inks
John Hampton [as J. Wade Hampton] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Coyote's newly appointed Marshal
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Cyclone; Midge [as Archibald Montgomery Smith]; Sandy Waters; Lefty (villain); Smoky (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1943, by R. S. Callender.

Get Tiger Power Now it's Easy! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Muscle Power Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Free 33 Power Telescope Lens Kit (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Metro Publications / 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. ["A penny for your thoughts"]
    The Gumps
  3. 2. ["Well, I wish you all the luck in the world"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. The Return of Robin Hood [Episode 6]
    The Return of Robin Hood
  5. 4. The Food Bootleggers
    Gang Busters
  6. 5. No Crime is Perfect
  7. 6. ["Stoop, search them for extra weapons!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  8. 7. ["In the flight tower at the Pensacola Air Station"]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  9. 8. ["Gee, Nina, it's the first time I've had a chance like this!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  10. 9. ["Ethelbert!... Did you get the part?"]
    Nick Terry as The Owl
  11. 10. ["We've circled the whole, plateau, Dave"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  12. 11. ["You've been working there for two hours, Chief"]
    Smokey Stover
  13. 12. ["As Coyote's newly appointed Marshal"]
    Cyclone
  14. 13. Get Tiger Power Now it's Easy!
    Muscle Power Co.
  15. 14. Free 33 Power Telescope Lens Kit
    Metro Publications
This issue was most recently modified by:
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