(June 1944)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1944-04-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine
Editing
?

[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]; April Kane; Raven Sherman; Smokey Stover

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

The Gumps / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been thinking a lot lately about that romance between J. Golden Fleecer and Mrs. De Stross
Genre
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."
On inside front cover in black, white and red.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Gumps / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Universal Utilities' down to 21 1/2!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Bump]; Major; Penn; 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."
On inside front cover in black, white and red.

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Zack Mosley
Inks
Zack Mosley
Colors
?
Letters
Zack Mosley ?

Job Number
P.C.100-446
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack, have you stumbled onto any clues as to what kind of a scheme...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Downwind Jaxon; Hot Foot; Joy Beaverduck; Gumbo Grabber (villain); Press (villain); Sweet Dreams (villain)
Synopsis
Jack and Downwind have been threatened by a rival crop-dusting outfit owned by Gumbo Grabber, who happens to be Joy Beaverduck's uncle (Joy is recuperating from her accident at his plantation). Two men have disappeared and Jack does some investigating. He gets caught by Grabber, who plans to get rid of him in a cotton baler. Joy comes along while Grabber and Jack are fighting and accidentally beans Jack with a crowbar. Grabber comes after Joy, but she nails him with the crowbar and he falls into the baler and is crushed.
Reprints
Keywords
crop dusting

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Me hungry!
Genre
adventure
Characters
April Kane; Captain Blaze; Pat Ryan; Raven Sherman; Han (villain)
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940-xx-xx
Keywords
Cholera

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
You want to see me, Dr. Bobbs?
Genre
medical
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Dr. Bloodgood; Jan: Jan's father (flashback, death); Lenore Pinkkey; Sylvester Pinkkey; Mrs. Pinkkey
Synopsis
Dr. Bobbs takes an interest in helping Jan.
Reprints
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got an idea that will boom business for the boss
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Felix the Cat; Mr. Hawkins
Synopsis
Felix tries to drum up sales for the antique business.
Reprints
  • from Felix the Cat daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1932-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1932, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My hair-dresser's number?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Sadie (on phone); 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: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where to, Skeezix?
Genre
humor; domestic; drama
Characters
Hap Ducker; Lola; Nina Clock; Skeezix Wallet; Tops
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938-xx-xx
Keywords
farm

Indexer Notes

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

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

Elza Poppin / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as Olsen and Johnson] (credited)
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah-interested in travel, soldier?
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 Syndicate, Inc."

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

Elza Poppin / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as Olsen and Johnson] (credited)
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just won ten bucks
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 Syndicate, Inc."

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

Elza Poppin / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as Olsen and Johnson] (credited)
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

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

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

Elza Poppin / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as Olsen and Johnson] (credited)
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a nice place to read
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 Syndicate, Inc."

Teenage Apartment House Burglars (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Huh? I Thought Halloween was Six Months Ago.
Genre
crime
Characters
John Larkin; Pat Gorman; Lt. Brinton; Jerry; Mrs. Hansels; Handsome (villain); Sapper (villain); Sonia (villain)
Synopsis
Three punks and a bad girl assault the super' and take the keys, to burgle empty apartments. A cop-tenant is alerted by the super'and gives pursuit, to no avail. Subsequent investigation leads to the arrest of the ciminals, and recovery of the swag, but for the cash.

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1944 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc."

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: "Gang Busters. 6p. For Popular Comics, June 1944."

Right Out of the Blue (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Kid Burrows; "Pa" Perkins (in exposition); rabbits; B-25
Synopsis
Kid bailed out last night, is now the lone survivor of the B-26. Stranded in snow bound Labrador, ill-equipt. Hypothermia ahead. He fights to survive, but almost succumbs, when an ailing B-25 drops weight. Kid now has much to enable him to survive, scavenged from what fell right out of the blue.

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 78: "Right Out of the Blue. text for Popular Comics, June 1944."

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gotta go out of town for Dad
Genre
humor; domestic; teen
Characters
Etta Kett; Pete; Davey
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: 16)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Casper, sometimes I wish Buttercup hadn't grown up!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Toots Hawkins; Casper Hawkins; Buttercup Hawkins; Alberta; Teddy Hoofer; Tiny Fella
Reprints
  • from Toots and Casper daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that the cab driver is out of the way
Genre
adventure
Characters
Lew Loyal; Betsy; Uncle Mack Loyal; Igor (villain)
Reprints
  • from Lew Loyal Sunday (The Chicago Tribune) 1940-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1940, by The Chicago Tribune."
Includes secret message for Lew Loyal patriots.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy - you shoulda seen what I saw this afternoon, Pop
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Earl Stover; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941-05-04

Indexer Notes

"Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co. Inc."
On inside back cover in black, white and red.

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

Elza Poppin / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as Olsen and Johnson] (credited)
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Writing home, Elza?
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 Syndicate, Inc."
Back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Elza Poppin / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as Olsen and Johnson] (credited)
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The General's coming over...
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 Syndicate, Inc."
Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack
  2. 1. ["I've been thinking a lot lately about that romance between J. Golden Fleecer and Mrs. De Stross"]
    The Gumps
  3. 2. ["'Universal Utilities' down to 21 1/2!"]
    The Gumps
  4. 3. ["Jack, have you stumbled onto any clues as to what kind of a scheme..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  5. 4. ["Me hungry!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  6. 5. ["You want to see me, Dr. Bobbs?"]
    Dr. Bobbs
  7. 6. ["I've got an idea that will boom business for the boss"]
    Felix the Cat
  8. 7. ["My hair-dresser's number?"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  9. 8. ["Where to, Skeezix?"]
    Gasoline Alley
  10. 9. ["Ah-interested in travel, soldier?"]
    Elza Poppin
  11. 10. ["Just won ten bucks"]
    Elza Poppin
  12. 11. ["Broke again?"]
    Elza Poppin
  13. 12. ["There's a nice place to read"]
    Elza Poppin
  14. 13. Teenage Apartment House Burglars
    Gang Busters
  15. 14. Right Out of the Blue
  16. 15. ["Gotta go out of town for Dad"]
    Etta Kett
  17. 16. ["Casper, sometimes I wish Buttercup hadn't grown up!"]
    Toots and Casper
  18. 17. ["Now that the cab driver is out of the way"]
    Lew Loyal
  19. 18. ["Oh boy - you shoulda seen what I saw this afternoon, Pop"]
    Smokey Stover
  20. 19. ["Writing home, Elza?"]
    Elza Poppin
  21. 20. ["The General's coming over..."]
    Elza Poppin
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