(July 1943)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1943-06-01
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 1943 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover; Terry and the Pirates; Smilin' Jack; Dr. Bobbs; Polly and Her Pals; Gasoline Alley / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; drama; humor; aviation; war
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Pat Ryan; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Big Stoop; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Rabbit; Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Nurse Norman; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Kitty (a cat); Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock

Fun for Boys (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Knickerbocker Pub. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[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
Me think me let-um gov-um-ment teach-um me to fly, too!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Woo-Woo Bali [as Woo Woo Bali]; Rabbit; Strut; Longdrink; Dove; The Mongoose (villain)
Synopsis
Smilin' Jack tries to teach Rabbit how to fly a plane.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1939 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.

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

Dr. Bobbs / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Capplin [as Elliott] (credited)
Pencils
Jim McArdle (credited)
Inks
Jim McArdle (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Emergency!
Genre
drama
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Slapsy; Carrie B. Wigglesworth; Cobina; Dr. Van Curtsey; Nurse Norman
Synopsis
Dr. Bobbs goes on his first medical call.
Reprints
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.06.30
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.03
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.04
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.05
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.07
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.08
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.12
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.16
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.17
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.18
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.19
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1941, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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

Polly and Her Pals / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Sterrett (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Sterrett (signed)
Inks
Cliff Sterrett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everything in this coat closet belongs in the ash-can, Kitty!
Genre
humor
Characters
Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat); Neewah; Mrs. Uppercrust
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.03.08

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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

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
At last Little Napolean's real mother has been found
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Andrew Gump; Little Napolean; Little Napolean's mother
Synopsis
Uncle Bim gives Little Napolean and his mother a house.
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1938.?

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Sure, I'll take Judy out
Genre
drama
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Walt Wallet; Auntie Blossom [Phyllis Wallet]; Corky Wallet; Judy Wallet; Jessica; Aunt Hessie
Synopsis
Nina and Skeezix celebrate Christmas.
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1937.12.?

Indexer Notes

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

The War and Tulik (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Akun; Tulik (a dog); Japanese (villains)

Paint in the Neck (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; Cookie Stover; Spooky (a cat); Mort Gage
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.02.09

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
This appears to be a Sunday strip and not 2 daily strips, which would make the reprint year 1941 and not 1940.

Bubble Dance (Table of Contents: 9)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spooky (a cat); Fenwick Flooky
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.02.25

Indexer Notes

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

Sub Fun (Table of Contents: 10)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spooky (a cat); Fenwick Flooky
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.04.07

Indexer Notes

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

Good Turn (Table of Contents: 11)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spooky (a cat); Fenwick Flooky
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.04.21

Indexer Notes

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

Batter Luck Next Time (Table of Contents: 12)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spooky (a cat); Fenwick Flooky
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.04.28

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Ho! Imperial discipline plays into our hands!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Big Stoop; April Kane; Deeth Crispin; Dragon Lady; Klang
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates newspaper strip (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

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

Tent's Situation (Table of Contents: 14)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spooky (a cat); Fenwick Flooky
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.03.31

Indexer Notes

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

Cluck Work (Table of Contents: 15)

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.) 1940.06.23

Indexer Notes

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

Footographer (Table of Contents: 16)

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.) 1940.01.12

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
This appears to be a Sunday strip and not 2 daily strips, which would make the reprint year 1941 and not 1940.

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

Buddies / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Thomas ?
Inks
Frank Thomas ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having occupied the southern half of Maukea Island
Genre
humor; war
Characters
PFC Speed Williams; PFC Slug McCoy; Corporal Duffy; Nasuki [also as Alula] (villain); Japanese (villains)

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1943 by R. S. Callender.
Art very similar to story in Popular Comics #87, which was signed by Frank Thomas.

The Stargazer Mystery (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Inks
E. C. Stoner (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; war
Characters
Chief John Winston; Joe; F.B.I.; Hans Brisson (villain, death); Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1943 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.

Those Remarkable Engineers (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill [as TG] (signed)
Inks
Tom Gill [as TG] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
George Washington; General Douglas MacArthur

Indexer Notes

Copr., 1943 by R. S. Callender.

Help Yourself Get the Job You Want in the Army (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Arco Publishing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret Weapon You Must Have (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

New Power Publications / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smokey Stover; Terry and the Pirates; Smilin' Jack; Dr. Bobbs; Polly and Her Pals; Gasoline Alley
  2. 1. Fun for Boys
    Knickerbocker Pub. Co.
  3. 2. ["Me think me let-um gov-um-ment teach-um me to fly, too!"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["Emergency!"]
    Dr. Bobbs
  5. 4. ["Everything in this coat closet belongs in the ash-can, Kitty!"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  6. 5. ["At last Little Napolean's real mother has been found"]
    The Gumps
  7. 6. ["Sure, I'll take Judy out"]
    Gasoline Alley
  8. 7. The War and Tulik
  9. 8. Paint in the Neck
    Smokey Stover
  10. 9. Bubble Dance
    Spooky
  11. 10. Sub Fun
    Spooky
  12. 11. Good Turn
    Spooky
  13. 12. Batter Luck Next Time
    Spooky
  14. 13. ["Ho! Imperial discipline plays into our hands!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  15. 14. Tent's Situation
    Spooky
  16. 15. Cluck Work
    Smokey Stover
  17. 16. Footographer
    Smokey Stover
  18. 17. ["Having occupied the southern half of Maukea Island"]
    Buddies
  19. 18. The Stargazer Mystery
    Gang Busters
  20. 19. Those Remarkable Engineers
  21. 20. Help Yourself Get the Job You Want in the Army
    Arco Publishing Company
  22. 21. The Secret Weapon You Must Have
    New Power Publications
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
  • Dave Porta
  • Gregory Fischer
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