(July 1944)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1944-05-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buy one of these bonds today!
Characters
Casper Hawkins; Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Pat Ryan; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Skeezix Wallet; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Smokey Stover; Toots Hawkins
Reprints
Keywords
U.S. War Bond

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

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
Bimbo, dearest
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Min Gump [Minerva Gump]; Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Millie Gump; Hortense De Stross
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)

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

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Zack Mosley (signed); Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Inks
Zack Mosley (signed); Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

Job Number
P.C.101-447
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fiend or no fiend
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Dixie Lee; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Joy Beaverduck; Margaret; More Stuff (first appearance); Skinnyatlas (first appearance); Young Stuff (first appearance); Woo Woo Bali; Gumbo Grabber (villain, death); Sweet Dreams (villain)
Synopsis
Dixie returns from the war zone and she and Jack plan on getting married. Fat Stuff shows off his new triplets. Dixie faints when she gets a telegram saying her husband is alive.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[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
D'ya obsorve a signal o' distress?
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

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

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

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
Yippee, Cookie
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

[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
What do you mean, it's a dud?
Genre
medical
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Dr. Brad Prentice; Dr. Ernest Rennick; Dr. Luana Higgans; Dr. Van Curtsey; Jan: Lenore Pinkkey; Milligan; Slapsy McGonigle
Reprints
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx
Keywords
Carrie B. Wigglesworth Hospital; coal mine; Silicosis

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

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

Felix the Cat / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that I'm adopted into this family
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Felix the Cat; Elmer; Elmer's wife; Mr. Billington Boo; Mrs. Boo; Polly Pippin; Roy Doodle; Snobbs
Reprints
  • from Felix the Cat daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1932.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

[Murder to Order] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning, Mr. Townsend!
Genre
crime
Characters
Mr. Townsend; Sgt. Chris Warren; Sniffy White (death); Dr. Rathberry (villain); Skinhead Corso (villain)
Synopsis
The D.A. is a murder target, to stop his convincing the governor at Lefty's clemency hearing that Lefty ought to burn. Clues lead investigators to the murder gang, who are all captured or die.

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

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

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
How kin I let my family know, boss?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Polly Perkins; Sam'l Perkins [Paw]; Suzie Perkins [Maw]; Phil; Kitty (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sunday (King Features, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942 King Features, Inc."

A Matter of Conscience! (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Raipori
Synopsis
Rowing to his home island with four stolen U.S. bazookas, Raipori is conscience-struck over being a thief. When a Jap sub arrives, he sinks it using the bazookas. Now he feels the bazookas have been paid for.
Keywords
Japanese; U.S. Marines

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: "A Matter of Conscience. text for Popular Comics, July 1944."

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

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 3 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
Hi! Ha-ha he-he.
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Ferdinand; Hap Ducker; Jessica; Gootch; Lola; Mr. Clock; 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: 11)

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 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
We're going on maneuvers at the sea shore for a coupla days, Elza
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 Syndicate, Inc."

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

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 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
Two indians arrived with that new bunch of draftees
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin; Jake
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: 13)

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure is monotonous
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin; General Klotz
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: 14)

Elza Poppin / cartoon / 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
S'long Susie
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Elza Poppin; Private Scribble; Susie
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: 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
Colonel Hoofer is all dolled up
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Casper Hawkins; Alfred Skidder; Colonel Hoofer; Danny Hoofer; Mabel Hoofer; Sophie Hoofer; Tiny Fella
Reprints
  • from Toots and Casper daily (King Features, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

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

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
Um-m-m! Does that look yumee!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Etta Kett; Mr. Kett; Mrs. Kett; Miriam Wade
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

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

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
Sufferin' squalls!
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Earl Stover; Wilbur Wack; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1941, by News Syndicate Co., Inc."
On inside back cover in black, white and red.

[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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, if it ain't Smokey's little fire belle, Cookie
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Buy one of these bonds today!"]
  2. 1. ["Bimbo, dearest"]
    The Gumps
  3. 2. ["Fiend or no fiend"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["D'ya obsorve a signal o' distress?"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  5. 4. ["Yippee, Cookie"]
    Smokey Stover
  6. 5. ["What do you mean, it's a dud?"]
    Dr. Bobbs
  7. 6. ["Now that I'm adopted into this family"]
    Felix the Cat
  8. 7. [Murder to Order]
    Gang Busters
  9. 8. ["How kin I let my family know, boss?"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  10. 9. A Matter of Conscience!
  11. 10. ["Hi! Ha-ha he-he."]
    Gasoline Alley
  12. 11. ["We're going on maneuvers at the sea shore for a coupla days, Elza"]
    Elza Poppin
  13. 12. ["Two indians arrived with that new bunch of draftees"]
    Elza Poppin
  14. 13. ["Sure is monotonous"]
    Elza Poppin
  15. 14. ["S'long Susie"]
    Elza Poppin
  16. 15. ["Colonel Hoofer is all dolled up"]
    Toots and Casper
  17. 16. ["Um-m-m! Does that look yumee!"]
    Etta Kett
  18. 17. ["Sufferin' squalls!"]
    Smokey Stover
  19. 18. ["Well, if it ain't Smokey's little fire belle, Cookie"]
    Smokey Stover
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