(April 1944)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1944-02-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine
Editing
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Smokey Stover; Pat Ryan; Raven Sherman
Reprints

[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
There ain't no flies on me, Pop
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Earl Stover
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.04.20
Keywords
greenhouse; model plane

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
Zack Mosley (credited)
Inks
Zack Mosley (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

Job Number
P.C.#98-444
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Dixie, you've done a noble thing...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Cyclone; Dixie Lee; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Joy Beaverduck; Gumbo Grabber (villain); Sweet Dreams (villain)
Synopsis
While the blood transfusion is being set up, Joy, raving in delirium, tells everyone how she set up Jack to lose his license to keep Dixie from getting her sight back. After the transfusion, Joy is ashamed of her actions and decides to pay for Dixie's operation, but secretly. Dixie goes by ship to Europe for the operation. Jack gets his pilot's license back and he and Downwind get a job Down South as cotton crop-dusters.
Reprints
Keywords
crop dusting

Indexer Notes

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

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

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff (credited)
Pencils
Milton Caniff (credited)
Inks
Milton Caniff (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pay! Pay! Pay!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Pat Ryan; April Kane; Captain Blaze; Hiawawaw; Pokyhontus; Raven Sherman (first appearance); Sittee Bulee
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

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

Dr. Bobbs / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Elliott Caplin (credited as Elliot)
Pencils
Jay McArdle (signed)
Inks
Jay McArdle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is good-by, Stephen!
Genre
medical
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Dr. Bradley Prentice; Dr. Ernest Rennick; Dr. Luana Higgans; Dr. Van Curtsey; Mary; Mrs. Pinkkey
Reprints
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1941-XX-XX
Keywords
Wigglesworth Hospital

Indexer Notes

Says Copr. 1941, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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

Felix the Cat / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pat Sullivan] (credited)
Pencils
Otto Messmer ?
Inks
Otto Messmer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get the fire goin'
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Felix the Cat; Phyllis; Rollo Stone
Reprints
  • from Felix the Cat daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1932-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Listed as Copr. 1932, King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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

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
Hey! Listen, Lug!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Ash [Ashur Perkins]; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

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

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you feel about Hope now that she's gone, Tops?
Genre
humor; domestic; drama
Characters
Ferdinand; Jessica; Nina Clock; Skeezix Wallet; Tops
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.05.26 - 1938.06.04

Indexer Notes

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

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

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll drill you guys, till you're blue in the face
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin; Sarge
Reprints
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx
Keywords
Camp Bang

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pass, friend
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin
Reprints
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx
Keywords
Camp Bang

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

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

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy-I'll be there
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin
Reprints
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx
Keywords
Camp Bang

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

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

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wish I'd get a new uniform
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin; Sarge
Reprints
  • from Elza Poppin daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx
Keywords
Camp Bang

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

[Daylight Jewel Robberies] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Gaylord Du Bois (sourced) (Entry states: "Gang Busters. 6p. For Popular Comics, Apr. 1944. Paid Oct. 20, 1943.")
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Verdin, these daylight jewel robberies are putting the whole police force to shame
Genre
crime
Characters
Mr. Allyn; Sgt. Verdin; Mrs. Frayne (villain); Mr. McGibbon (villain)
Synopsis
Crooks use respectable looking women with charge accounts at the Jewelers, extension nippers and artificial arm, and an undertaking establishment for a front, with hearse to transport the swag.

Indexer Notes

"Based on Phillips H. Lord's famous radio feature."
"Copr. 1944 by Phillips H. Lord Inc."

Bonds Across the Sea (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Aescapulos; Alcibiades; Captain Kyriopulos; Dimetrius Pappas; Pappasoterios (death); Stephen Pappas
Synopsis
"Nazi swine are starving, butchering our people. Oh, for a chance to fight them---!" A U.S. Army Captain parachutes into Greece to deliver to the guerillas Browning Automatic Rifles, paid for with money from the sale of war bonds back home.
Keywords
Nazis; U.S. Army

Indexer Notes

"Copr., 1944, by R. S. Callender."

Gaylord Du Bois script credit per "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985), page 77: "Bonds Across the Sea. text for Popular Comics, Apr. 1944."

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

Etta Kett / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tell them there isn't a drop of gas in town for sale
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Etta Kett; Babs; Bill
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

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

Toots and Casper / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Johnny and Stella will be here in an hour!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Toots Hawkins; Casper Hawkins; Alfred Skidder; Cousin Johnny; Stella Clinker
Reprints
  • from Toots and Casper daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

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

Lew Loyal / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Milt Youngren (credited)
Pencils
Milt Youngren (credited)
Inks
Milt Youngren (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jumpin' tad-poles!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Lew Loyal; Betsy; Gil; Peggy; Uncle Mack
Reprints
  • from Lew Loyal Sunday (The Chicago Tribune) 1940.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1940, by The Chicago Tribune."

[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
You can retire from active business with honor
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Andy Gump [Andrew Gump]; Major; Slither; 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."
On inside back cover.

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

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
You're right, Slither
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Jay Golden Fleecer; Major; Slither
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."
Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack
  2. 1. ["There ain't no flies on me, Pop"]
    Smokey Stover
  3. 2. ["Miss Dixie, you've done a noble thing..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["Pay! Pay! Pay!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  5. 4. ["This is good-by, Stephen!"]
    Dr. Bobbs
  6. 5. ["Get the fire goin'"]
    Felix the Cat
  7. 6. ["Hey! Listen, Lug!"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  8. 7. ["How do you feel about Hope now that she's gone, Tops?"]
    Gasoline Alley
  9. 8. ["I'll drill you guys, till you're blue in the face"]
    Elza Poppin
  10. 9. ["Pass, friend"]
    Elza Poppin
  11. 10. ["Oh, boy-I'll be there"]
    Elza Poppin
  12. 11. ["Wish I'd get a new uniform"]
    Elza Poppin
  13. 12. [Daylight Jewel Robberies]
    Gang Busters
  14. 13. Bonds Across the Sea
  15. 14. ["Tell them there isn't a drop of gas in town for sale"]
    Etta Kett
  16. 15. ["Johnny and Stella will be here in an hour!"]
    Toots and Casper
  17. 16. ["Jumpin' tad-poles!"]
    Lew Loyal
  18. 17. ["You can retire from active business with honor"]
    The Gumps
  19. 18. ["You're right, Slither"]
    The Gumps
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