(April 1943)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1943-03-01
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

On sale date per 1943 Copyright Entries, Periodicals.

Copyright 1943 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Three Little Gremlins / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; war
Characters
The Three Little Gremlins [Gassy Octane; Nutsy Boltaction; Screwy Turnbuckle]
Reprints

[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
Stop being silly and eat your dinner, Willis!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1942.05.06
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1942.05.09
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1942.?
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1942.05.07

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons on inside front cover in black and white.
© 1942 Chicago Times, Inc.

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

The Three Little Gremlins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley
Inks
Dan Gormley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
P.C.#86
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brother Gremlins - we now enter the realm of higher mathematics
Genre
humor; war
Characters
The Three Little Gremlins [Gassy Octane; Nutsy Boltaction; Screwy Turnbuckle]; Japanese (villains)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1943, by Daniel J. Gormley.
Art credits from Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928-1999.

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

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
Mary, you've been swell
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Fat Stuff; Downwind Jaxon; Woo-Woo Bali [as Woo Woo Bali]; Mary Smith; Dixie Lee; Carmen; Elsa; Evelyn; Laura
Synopsis
After Downwind's picture appears in a national newspaper, all the women he's jilted come looking for him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
I'm dealing myself a hand in this game
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Andrew Gump; Min Gump; Larry Slik; Gertie Slik
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1938.?

Indexer Notes

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

Plot Luck (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.10.27

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1940 by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

Winner By a Draw (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
?

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.

Plug Ugley (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Mayor; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1940 by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

Snooze Boy (Table of Contents: 8)

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); Kennebunk K. Kaboose
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1940 by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

Teacher's Fret (Table of Contents: 9)

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); Quincy K. Clabber
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: 10)

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
Here's the dough, Smoke
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.

Camera Crank (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
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Spooky (a cat); Montague T. Kettle
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1940 by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

The Crimson Badge of Bravery (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois (credited)
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Captain Montford; Roald Nelsen; Nels Nelsen; Anna Nelsen; Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit corroborated in 1943 Copyright Entries, Pamphlets; and pg 187 in Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title, compiled by Randall W. Scott (Mich. State U. 1985), where the title as written and submitted was, "The Red Badge of Bravery."

Copyright 1943 by R. S. Callender.

The Flaming Swastika Gang (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; war
Characters
Joe Bedford; The Flaming Swastika Gang (villains); Dr. Anton Werber (villain); Mr. Heffernan (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1943 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.

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

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
Telling Terry to find April, Pat tackles the Baron's henchmen
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Big Stoop; April Kane; Mr. Higgins; Reginald Smythe-Heatherstone; Deeth Crispin; Lo Sun; Dragon Lady; Weazel [M. Belette] (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: 15)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dave's unconscious
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Captain Bill Brady; Omu

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
If you can't get the doctor, get the ice man
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1942.?
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1942.?
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1942.?
  • from Grin and Bear It daily (Chicago Times, Inc.) 1942.?

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons.
© 1942 Chicago Times, Inc.

The Red Cross Goes for You (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Jim Chambers ?; [as J. G. C.] (signed)
Inks
Jim Chambers ?; [as J. G. C.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Frank Watson; Lt. Bill Danvers; Harry

Indexer Notes

Du Bois writer credit per pg 77 Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title, compiled by Randall W. Scott (Mich. State U. 1985). "The Red Cross Goes. 2p. For Popular Comics, April 1944. Paid December 19, 1943."

Ohm Ties (Table of Contents: 18)

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.?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1940 by News Syndicate Co., Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

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, I'm awfully sorry I couldn't meet you
Genre
drama
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Gootch; Chuck; Larry Packer; Jessica
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.11.17
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.11.18
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.11.19
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.11.23
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.11.26

Indexer Notes

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

Get This Junior Air Raid Warden Kit (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Kay Novelty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Valuable Encyclopedia Volume Worth $3.00 (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Book Give-Away Plan / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Three Little Gremlins
  2. 1. ["Stop being silly and eat your dinner, Willis!"]
    Grin and Bear It
  3. 2. ["Brother Gremlins - we now enter the realm of higher mathematics"]
    The Three Little Gremlins
  4. 3. ["Mary, you've been swell"]
    Smilin' Jack
  5. 4. ["I'm dealing myself a hand in this game"]
    The Gumps
  6. 5. Plot Luck
    Smokey Stover
  7. 6. Winner By a Draw
    Smokey Stover
  8. 7. Plug Ugley
    Smokey Stover
  9. 8. Snooze Boy
    Smokey Stover
  10. 9. Teacher's Fret
    Smokey Stover
  11. 10. ["Here's the dough, Smoke"]
    Smokey Stover
  12. 11. Camera Crank
    Smokey Stover
  13. 12. The Crimson Badge of Bravery
  14. 13. The Flaming Swastika Gang
    Gang Busters
  15. 14. ["Telling Terry to find April, Pat tackles the Baron's henchmen"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  16. 15. ["Dave's unconscious"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  17. 16. ["If you can't get the doctor, get the ice man"]
    Grin and Bear It
  18. 17. The Red Cross Goes for You
  19. 18. Ohm Ties
    Smokey Stover
  20. 19. ["Gee, Nina, I'm awfully sorry I couldn't meet you"]
    Gasoline Alley
  21. 20. Get This Junior Air Raid Warden Kit
    Kay Novelty Co.
  22. 21. Valuable Encyclopedia Volume Worth $3.00
    Book Give-Away Plan
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