(August 1943)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-07-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Terry and the Pirates / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Pay Ryan; Smokey Stover; Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat); Nina Clock; Skeezix Wallet

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

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
Boyoboy!
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Earl Stover; Spooky (a cat); Sarah Nade
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.xx.xx
Keywords
circus

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
"Copr. 1941, by News Syndicate Co., 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 and signed)
Inks
Boody Rogers [as Zack Mosley] (credited and signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

Job Number
P.C.#90-438
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't be nervous Longdrink. There's nothing to worry about
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Fat Stuff; Narcissus; Rabbit; Dove (villain); Dribble (villain, death); Longdrink (villain); Madam Mongoose (villain); Musclebound (villain)
Synopsis
Madam Mongoose gathers a group who all have had trouble with the law. She has a plot to kill pilot training instructors and demoralize their students. First, however, she must deal with a traitor from an earlier venture.
Reprints
Keywords
Jerkwater; Miami

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc."

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

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

Script
Elliot Caplin [as Elliot] (credited)
Pencils
Jim McArdle [as McArdle] (credited and signed)
Inks
Jim McArdle [as McArdle] (credited and signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dr. Bobbs! Go to Miss Wigglesworth's.
Genre
medical
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Carrie Wigglesworth; Dr. Van Curtsey; Leslie Wigglesworth; Lisette; Slapsy McGonigle; Van Snead
Reprints
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.07.21-1941.08.08
Keywords
Wigglesworth Hospital

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1941, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

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

Toots and Casper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jimmy Murphy (credited)
Pencils
Jimmy Murphy (credited)
Inks
Jimmy Murphy (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Great scott!!!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Toots Hawkins; Casper Hawkins; Alfred Skinner; Ben Plunker; Colonel Hoofer; Danny; Mabel; Papa; Sophie Hoofer
Reprints
  • from Toots and Casper Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmm! Where'd you get this junk
Genre
crime
Characters
Agent Rolfe; Agent Townsend; Grace Holburn; Jim Holburn; Mrs. Holburn; Chick (villain); Joe (villain); Lips (villain); Pop Geirick (villain)
Keywords
Bay City; FBI

Indexer Notes

Based on Phillips H. Lord's famous radio feature.
"Copr. 1943 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc."

[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
Klang's preparations seem complete!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; April Kane; Deeth Crispin; Dragon Lady; Klang (villain)
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1940 by the News Syndicate Co., Inc."

The Making of a Marine! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Gill (signed)
Inks
Tom Gill (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Bud Johnson; Captain Griswold; Castalini; Corporal Jim Duggan; McSweeny; O'Roarke; Polly; Salinsky; Sgt. Bull Mullins; Williams; Winousky
Keywords
boxing; Japanese; jungle; Marines

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1943 by R. S. Callender."

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

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman
Pencils
Bill Holman
Inks
Bill Holman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Slippery slats!
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.02.16

Indexer Notes

"Copyright, 1941, by News Syndicate Co., Inc."

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Quick, Smokey - my earphones - they're in the closet
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.02.23

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1941, by News Syndicate Co., Inc."

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

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank King [as King] (credited)
Pencils
Frank King [as King] (credited and signed)
Inks
Frank King [as King] (credited and signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nina, look here!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Aunt Hessie; Jessica; Larry Packer; Lucy Belle; Nina Clock; Skeezix Wallet; Tops Topper
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1938, by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc."

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

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, soldier-you've overslept
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin
Reprints
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1941, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

Exciting New Kind of War Game! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Bundles for America / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He says he put on floor shows before he was drafted
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin
Reprints
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.01.08

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

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

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'm-Sergeant Jones was to call for me at seven
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin; Sgt. Jones
Reprints
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.01.19

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

Rendezvous with Freedom (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney [as RLJ] (signed)
Inks
Bob Jenney [as RLJ] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle; war
Characters
Dave Herrick; Ginny Herrick; Lt. Gary Bourne; Mrs. Herrick
Keywords
Japanese; Tokyo Gasu; U.S. Army Air Corps

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1943 by R. S. Callender."

Puffect Host (Table of Contents: 16)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky; also as B. H.] (credited and signed)
Pencils
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky; also as B. H.] (credited and signed)
Inks
Bill Holman [as Fenwick Flooky; also as B. H.] (credited and signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spooky (a cat); Fenwick Flooky
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.xx.xx
Keywords
exploding cigar

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Gump-here are your profits for today, sir
Genre
drama; humor; domestic
Characters
Andy Gump [Andrew Gump]; Min Gump [Minerva Gump]
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1938, by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What did the shrimp say when Pa told him I was away for the week-end?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Polly Perkins; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.02.22

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You shore are popular, Paw.
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Carrie; Gertrude [as Angel]; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.03.01

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

Old Micetro (Table of Contents: 20)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spooky; Fenwick Flooky
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.05.19

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Etta Kett / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Robinson (credited)
Pencils
Paul Robinson (credited and signed)
Inks
Paul Robinson (credited and signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't you just love week-ends?
Genre
humor
Characters
Etta Kett; General Bottleneck; Mr. Kett; Mrs. Kett; Nancy
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.01.11
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.01.18

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

Hairowing Experience (Table of Contents: 22)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spooky; Fenwick Flooky
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.05.26
Keywords
moths

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc."

Window Pains (Table of Contents: 23)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spooky; Fenwick Flooky; Luke N. Glass
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1941, by News Syndicate Co., Inc."
On inside back cover.

New Commando Machine Gun (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Terry and the Pirates
  2. 1. ["Boyoboy!"]
    Smokey Stover
  3. 2. ["Don't be nervous Longdrink. There's nothing to worry about"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["Dr. Bobbs! Go to Miss Wigglesworth's."]
    Dr. Bobbs
  5. 4. ["Great scott!!!"]
    Toots and Casper
  6. 5. ["Hmmm! Where'd you get this junk"]
    Gang Busters
  7. 6. ["Klang's preparations seem complete!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  8. 7. The Making of a Marine!
  9. 8. ["Slippery slats!"]
    Smokey Stover
  10. 9. ["Quick, Smokey - my earphones - they're in the closet"]
    Smokey Stover
  11. 10. ["Nina, look here!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  12. 11. ["Hey, soldier-you've overslept"]
    Elza Poppin
  13. 12. Exciting New Kind of War Game!
    Bundles for America
  14. 13. ["He says he put on floor shows before he was drafted"]
    Elza Poppin
  15. 14. ["H'm-Sergeant Jones was to call for me at seven"]
    Elza Poppin
  16. 15. Rendezvous with Freedom
  17. 16. Puffect Host
    Spooky
  18. 17. ["Mr. Gump-here are your profits for today, sir"]
    The Gumps
  19. 18. ["What did the shrimp say when Pa told him I was away for the week-end?"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  20. 19. ["You shore are popular, Paw."]
    Polly and Her Pals
  21. 20. Old Micetro
    Spooky
  22. 21. ["Don't you just love week-ends?"]
    Etta Kett
  23. 22. Hairowing Experience
    Spooky
  24. 23. Window Pains
    Spooky
  25. 24. New Commando Machine Gun
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
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