(December 1943)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1943-11-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Pat Ryan; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Smokey Stover; Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Dr. Luana Higgans; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat); Skeezix Wallet; Walt 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
You mean to say I gotta hop downtown
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt (voice only); Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.06.01
Keywords
False Alarm Fire Department

Indexer Notes

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

[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.#94-4312
First Line of Dialogue or Text
No! I got us into this mess an' little Joy isn't the kind of person...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Dixie Lee; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Joy Beaverduck; Larry; Mr. Beaverduck; Woo Woo Bali; Pink Tea (a dog)
Synopsis
Jack continues to have problems with his rich, spoiled, scatter-brained girl boss, who keeps getting him into tough spots while he's flying her and her friends around. Woo Woo tells Fat Stuff she is pregnant.
Reprints
Keywords
Chicago; Ed's Place; Rush Street

Indexer Notes

Copyright, 1940, by the News Syndicate Co. Inc.
Story includes a strip dated April 11, 1940.

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

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
...And how he wishes I did not exist!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Pat Ryan; April Kane; Captain Blaze [also as Grand Eyeyam]; Cheery Blaze; Twiddle-Wit
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1940 by the News Syndicate Co. Inc.

Cub Bombardier (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney (signed)
Inks
Bob Jenney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Chet Tyler; Ross Tyler
Keywords
Nazi; Piper; U-Boat

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1943 by R. S. Callender.

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

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
-And a woman's place in a hospital is behind the scenes
Genre
medical
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Brenda; Dr. Ernest Rennick; Dr. Higgans (flashback); Dr. Luana Higgans; Dr. Van Curtsey; Mary; Professor Parchisi; Slapsy McGonigle
Reprints
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.10.xx
Keywords
Bubnoic Plague; flea circus; Wigglesworth Hospital

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1941, King Features Syndicate, Inc.
Story includes strips dated October 9 and October 24, 1941.

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

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
Dad, be a chum, answer that!!
Genre
domestic; teen
Characters
Etta Kett; Mr. Kett; Mrs. Kett; Babs; Red Fox; Stew
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.03.29
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.04.05
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.05.10

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly - I hope my son Carl's at home
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Carl Stover; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.06.29
Keywords
firecrackers

Indexer Notes

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

Shell Shocked (Table of Contents: 8)

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); Judy (a chicken)
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.04.14

[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
Listen to that fool motor, Smokey
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Axel; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.06.15
Keywords
False Alarm Fire Department

Indexer Notes

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

Short Cut (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; humor
Characters
Spooky (a cat); Fenwick Flooky
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.10.13

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who kin that be, at this unearthly hour?
Genre
domestic; humor
Characters
Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.04.26

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here kid, hold yer breath an take ten swallers!
Genre
domestic; humor
Characters
Delicia; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.05.03
Keywords
hiccups

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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

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
Have you noticed how attentive Bim has been to Millie, lately?
Genre
domestic; humor
Characters
Andy Gump [Andrew Gump]; Min Gump [Minerva Gump]
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.02.20

Indexer Notes

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

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

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cold or not
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin; Butch; Colonel Twittle; Private Joe Twirp; Sarge
Reprints
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.xx.xx
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.01.27
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941.01.31

Indexer Notes

Five Elza Poppin cartoon strips.
Copr. 1941, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Rouse, this mysterious looting of food from our commissary stores must stop!
Genre
crime
Characters
Captain Rouse; Colonel Bayne; Frank; Lt. Garvey; Jake (villain); Pete (villain)
Keywords
U.S. Army

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Buttercup, you surely have grown since I last saw you!
Genre
domestic; humor
Characters
Toots Hawkins; Casper Hawkins; Buttercup Hawkins; Colonel Hoofer; Mr. Plunker; Mr. McRuff; Mugsy McRuff; Officer Fogarty; Teddy Hoofer; Trixie; Spare-Ribs (a dog)
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: 17)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come here nurse!
Genre
domestic; humor
Characters
Elsie Loman; Jessica; Larry Packer; Nina Clock; Skeezix Wallet; Tops; Walt Wallet
Synopsis
Skeezix celebrates his 17th birthday.
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.02.xx

Indexer Notes

Copr. 1938, by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
Story includes strips dated February 17, February 18 and February 22, 1938.

Weather Beaten (Table of Contents: 18)

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; humor
Characters
Spooky (a cat); Fenwick Flooky
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.10.06

Indexer Notes

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

Get Bursting Strength Fast! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Muscle Power Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Write-O-Graph (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Whitely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be a Commanding General! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Kay Novelty Co. / 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. ["You mean to say I gotta hop downtown"]
    Smokey Stover
  3. 2. ["No! I got us into this mess an' little Joy isn't the kind of person..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["...And how he wishes I did not exist!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  5. 4. Cub Bombardier
  6. 5. ["-And a woman's place in a hospital is behind the scenes"]
    Dr. Bobbs
  7. 6. ["Dad, be a chum, answer that!!"]
    Etta Kett
  8. 7. ["Golly - I hope my son Carl's at home"]
    Smokey Stover
  9. 8. Shell Shocked
    Spooky
  10. 9. ["Listen to that fool motor, Smokey"]
    Smokey Stover
  11. 10. Short Cut
    Spooky
  12. 11. ["Who kin that be, at this unearthly hour?"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  13. 12. ["Here kid, hold yer breath an take ten swallers!"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  14. 13. ["Have you noticed how attentive Bim has been to Millie, lately?"]
    The Gumps
  15. 14. ["Cold or not"]
    Elza Poppin
  16. 15. ["Captain Rouse, this mysterious looting of food from our commissary stores must stop!"]
    Gang Busters
  17. 16. ["Buttercup, you surely have grown since I last saw you!"]
    Toots and Casper
  18. 17. ["Come here nurse!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  19. 18. Weather Beaten
    Spooky
  20. 19. Get Bursting Strength Fast!
    Muscle Power Co.
  21. 20. Write-O-Graph
    Whitely Company
  22. 21. Be a Commanding General!
    Kay Novelty Co.
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