(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
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Maw; Paw; Smokey Stover; Pat Ryan; 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 the 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 (ghosted for Zack Mosley) (signed as Zack Mosley) (credited)
Inks
Boody Rogers (ghosted for Zack Mosley) (signed as Zack Mosley) (credited)
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
Elliott Caplin (credited as Elliott)
Pencils
Jay McArdle (credited as McArdle) (signed)
Inks
Jay McArdle (credited as McArdle) (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
military; 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 (credited as King) (signed as King)
Pencils
Frank King (credited as King) (signed as King)
Inks
Frank King (credited as King) (signed as King)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nina, look here!
Genre
humor; domestic; drama
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 (signed as RLJ)
Inks
Bob Jenney (signed as RLJ)
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 [Smokey Stover topper] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (signed as BH) (credited as Fenwick Flooky)
Pencils
Bill Holman (signed as BH) (credited as Fenwick Flooky)
Inks
Bill Holman (signed as BH) (credited as Fenwick Flooky)
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) (signed as Cliff Sterrett)
Pencils
Cliff Sterrett (credited) (signed as Cliff Sterrett)
Inks
Cliff Sterrett (credited) (signed as Cliff Sterrett)
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) (signed as Cliff Sterrett)
Pencils
Cliff Sterrett (credited) (signed as Cliff Sterrett)
Inks
Cliff Sterrett (credited) (signed as Cliff Sterrett)
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 [Smokey Stover topper] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited as Bill Scat Holman)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited as Bill Scat Holman)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited as Bill Scat Holman)
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, signed)
Pencils
Paul Robinson (credited, signed)
Inks
Paul Robinson (credited, 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 - 1942-01-18

Indexer Notes

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

Hairowing Experience (Table of Contents: 22)

Spooky [Smokey Stover topper] / 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 [Smokey Stover topper] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman (credited as Tomcat Holman)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited as Tomcat Holman)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited as Tomcat Holman)
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

On the inside back cover.

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

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

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

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Series Information
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 [Smokey Stover topper]
  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 [Smokey Stover topper]
  22. 21. ["Don't you just love week-ends?"]
    Etta Kett
  23. 22. Hairowing Experience
    Spooky [Smokey Stover topper]
  24. 23. Window Pains
    Spooky [Smokey Stover topper]
  25. 24. New Commando Machine Gun
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
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