(September 1943)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-08-01
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)

Smokey Stover / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm looking over a foo leaf clover!
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Pat Ryan; Dragon Lady; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Madam Mongoose; Skeezix Wallet; Walt Wallet; Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Cobina; Slapsy McGonigle; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat)

Take Your Pick! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Crowell-Collier Publishing 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

Job Number
P.C.91-439
First Line of Dialogue or Text
O-Oh - I - I can't land it alone!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Bill (death); Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Rabbit; Dove (villain); Longdrink (villain); Madam Mongoose (villain); Musclebound (villain)
Synopsis
Madam Mongoose and Longdrink sabotage Jack's plane before he demonstrates some maneuvers for his class. In a last minute switch, Jack is called away and Bill, the other instructor, takes the plane up and is killed when it crashes. Madam Mongoose's second plan is to give Jack some chewing gum laced with sleeping powder. Jack falls asleep after takeoff, but his student is able to land the plane safely.
Reprints
Keywords
sabotage

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
Story includes strips dated January 12, January 14 and January 28, 1940.

[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)
Inks
Jim McArdle [as McArdle] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You may be everything that old fuss-pot says you are
Genre
medical
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Carrie Wigglesworth; Cobina; Dr. Bond; Dr. Van Curtsey; Leslie Wigglesworth; Mac Gordon; Mountain Music Malone; Nurse Norman; Slapsy McGonigle
Reprints
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.08.xx
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1941, King Features Syndicate, Inc.
Story includes strips dated August 11, August 13, August 14, August 15, August 20, August 21, August 22, August 23, August 26 and August 27, 1941.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The necessity for rationing the nation's food supply
Genre
crime
Characters
Bob Talbot; Jim Dodge; Blackie (villain)
Keywords
OPA

Indexer Notes

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

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

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Swanson [as Swan] (signed)
Inks
George Swanson [as Swan] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're wrong, yard bird
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin; Sarge
Reprints
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.12.29
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.12.30
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.01.06
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.01.10

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1941, King Features Syndicate, Inc.
Four Elza Poppin cartoon strips. Each strip has it's own gag and they are not combined to form a story like other strips in this issue.

[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
The morale of the men has been raised by this mass capture!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Big Stoop; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; April Kane; Deeth Crispin; Dragon Lady; Klang (villain)
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1939.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1939, by News Syndicate Co. Inc.

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

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
I'll just check up on my auditor's report
Genre
domestic
Characters
Andy Gump [Andrew Gump]; Hortense De Stross; Millie Gump; Min Gump [Minerva Gump]; Tilda; Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin 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: 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
You mean to say you haven't camped your carcass
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Sparks (a dog)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.xx.xx
Keywords
Fire Department

Indexer Notes

Copr. 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
Well, another day gone up in smoke
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Casper- why... I wouldn't know you
Genre
domestic; humor
Characters
Toots Hawkins; Casper Hawkins; Buttercup Hawkins (in a photo); Colonel Hoofer; Mabel
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: 11)

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
Sorry, boys, it's no date!
Genre
teen
Characters
Etta Kett; Mr. Kett; Mrs. Kett; Ted
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.01.25
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.02.01
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.02.08

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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

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
Hey, Smokey, what's going on around here
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.xx.xx
Keywords
Fire Department

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Hey, Smokey - we've been robbed
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Hotfoot Hogan; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.xx.xx
Keywords
Fire Department

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Hey! You ain't supposed t'be up, Angel.
Genre
domestic; humor
Characters
Carrie; Gertrude [as Angel]; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Kitty (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.03.15

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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
How about a l'il fresh air, Unk?
Genre
domestic; humor
Characters
Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat); Ash [Ashur Perkins]; Cocoa
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.03.22

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

Voices in the Mist (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Billy Hale; Rolf Hale
Keywords
muskrat trap; Nazis; Nicotaw River

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1943 by R. S. Callender.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Anyway, thank Tops for the ride.
Genre
domestic; humor
Characters
Jessica; Larry Packer; Nina Clock; Phyllis Wallet; Skeezix Wallet; Walt Wallet
Synopsis
Uncle Walt tries to talk to Skeezix about the birds and the bees.
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.

5x7 Photo Enlargement (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Ideal Portrait Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Speedry Brushpen Kit (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Publishers Art Service / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing Forecaster (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

The Weather Man / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I'm looking over a foo leaf clover!"]
    Smokey Stover
  2. 1. Take Your Pick!
    Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
  3. 2. ["O-Oh - I - I can't land it alone!"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["You may be everything that old fuss-pot says you are"]
    Dr. Bobbs
  5. 4. ["The necessity for rationing the nation's food supply"]
    Gang Busters
  6. 5. ["You're wrong, yard bird"]
    Elza Poppin
  7. 6. ["The morale of the men has been raised by this mass capture!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  8. 7. ["I'll just check up on my auditor's report"]
    The Gumps
  9. 8. ["You mean to say you haven't camped your carcass"]
    Smokey Stover
  10. 9. ["Well, another day gone up in smoke"]
    Smokey Stover
  11. 10. ["Casper- why... I wouldn't know you"]
    Toots and Casper
  12. 11. ["Sorry, boys, it's no date!"]
    Etta Kett
  13. 12. ["Hey, Smokey, what's going on around here"]
    Smokey Stover
  14. 13. ["Hey, Smokey - we've been robbed"]
    Smokey Stover
  15. 14. ["Hey! You ain't supposed t'be up, Angel."]
    Polly and Her Pals
  16. 15. ["How about a l'il fresh air, Unk?"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  17. 16. Voices in the Mist
  18. 17. ["Anyway, thank Tops for the ride."]
    Gasoline Alley
  19. 18. 5x7 Photo Enlargement
    Ideal Portrait Co.
  20. 19. Speedry Brushpen Kit
    Publishers Art Service
  21. 20. Amazing Forecaster
    The Weather Man
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