(November 1944)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1944-09-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine
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)

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

[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
Greetings, Chief - why the grief?
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Sparks (a dog); Owliver Q. Owlyoop
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.11.02

Indexer Notes

"Copyright 1941, by News Syndicate Co. 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
Boody Rogers
Inks
Zack Mosley
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

Job Number
P.C. 105-4411
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, sir, Downwind--Joy said she'd marry me-
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Curly; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Joy Martin [also as Joy Beaverduck]; Marie; Mr. Beaverduck; More Stuff; Shorty
Synopsis
When the stress of a big wedding gets to be too much, Jack and Joy decide to elope. Downwind, who was secretly in love with Joy, crashes his plane right before the elopement. After the interrupted ceremony is over, Jack leaves Joy to search for Downwind.
Reprints
Keywords
jail; wedding

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
Things are happening fast!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Big Stoop; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Hu Shee; Pat Ryan; Raven Sherman; Terry Lee
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.xx.xx
Keywords
Hong Kong

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Look, Ma, the clock's stopped again
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Polly Perkins; Ash 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, 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
A fake ambulance call to the Carrie B., is traced to Tommy Trent
Genre
medical
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Dr. Fielding Elmore; Carrie Wigglesworth; Magnus Major; Nurse Norman; Slapsy McGonigle; Tommy Trent
Synopsis
Tommy Trent is diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Reprints
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx
Keywords
brain tumor; Carrie B. Wigglesworth Hospital; trial court

Indexer Notes

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

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

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 knock me over and call me ten pin
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Jasper G. Jumpjenny
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1941.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
This cat followed me home yesterday
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Felix the Cat; Phyllis (voice only)
Reprints
  • from Felix the Cat daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1932.xx.xx
Keywords
hobo

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Brick and I went to Bunker Academy together, Nina.
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Brick; Lola; Nina Clock; Skeezix Wallet; Walt Wallet
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."

[Bootleg Gas] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's another complaint about that same Brooklyn gas station.
Genre
crime
Characters
Chuck Moore; Fire Marshal Collins; Harry Harmon; Sgt. Moray; Mr. Hackett (villain); Mr. Orcutt (villain)
Synopsis
OPA investigator Chuck follows a lead. The mystery of the filling station that kept buying gas but never sold any. After a paint truck conflagration he has the chemist analyze the evidence, then investigates the paint company which is next door to the mystery filling station. The bootleggers have been pumping the gas directly to a false room of the paint company, filling paint cans with gasoline, and selling it on the black market.
Keywords
OPA

Indexer Notes

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, Nov. 1944."

This is the third Gang Buster's story in a row dealing with the black market in bootleg gasoline.

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

Panhandler (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
domestic
Characters
Floyd Forrester; Herbert Loomis; Mrs. Forrester; Panhandler (a dog); Pat (a dog)
Synopsis
Floyd returned from war sightless. His dog, Pandhandler, a big mongrel terrier, didn't understand. Loomis, from "Seeing Eye" comes by with an offer of a free guide dog, but Floyd wants Panhandler. Loomis agrees to take the dog for training. Later, Floyd also comes in for training with Pat, a trained dog. He completes his training, but is told Panhandler failed, and would he take Pat? No, he won't. He puts Panhandler on his leash, and the dog negotiates him through busy traffic perfectly. Homesickness was the only problem.
Keywords
seeing eye dogs

Indexer Notes

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: "Panhandler. text for Popular Comics, Nov. 1944."

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

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

Toots and Casper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep an eye on my baby, while I use the phone in here.
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Toots Hawkins; Casper Hawkins; Buttercup Hawkins; Alfred Skidder; Colonel Hoofer; Elmer; Jerry; Katilka; Mr. Plunker; Teddy Hoofer
Reprints
  • from Toots and Casper daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1943.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1943, King Features Syndicate, Inc."
Story includes a strip dated March 21, 1943.

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

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
I'll stag the dance
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Etta Kett; Bob
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

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

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gus Edson
Pencils
Gus Edson
Inks
Gus Edson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a miserable wretch I am
Genre
drama; humor; domestic
Characters
Andy Gump [Andrew Gump]; Hortense De Stross; Jay Golden Fleecer; Min Gump [Minerva Gump]
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx
Keywords
stock market

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1938, by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc."
On inside back cover in black, white and red.

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

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gus Edson
Pencils
Gus Edson
Inks
Gus Edson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I wonder if Bim will be grateful to me for all I'm doing
Genre
drama; humor; domestic
Characters
Andy Gump [Andrew Gump]; Hortense De Stross; Major Force; Min Gump [Minerva Gump]; Millie Gump; Slither; Tilda
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx
Keywords
stock market

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. ["Greetings, Chief - why the grief?"]
    Smokey Stover
  3. 2. ["Yes, sir, Downwind--Joy said she'd marry me-"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["Things are happening fast!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  5. 4. ["Look, Ma, the clock's stopped again"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  6. 5. ["A fake ambulance call to the Carrie B., is traced to Tommy Trent"]
    Dr. Bobbs
  7. 6. ["Well knock me over and call me ten pin"]
    Smokey Stover
  8. 7. ["This cat followed me home yesterday"]
    Felix the Cat
  9. 8. ["Brick and I went to Bunker Academy together, Nina."]
    Gasoline Alley
  10. 9. [Bootleg Gas]
    Gang Busters
  11. 10. Panhandler
  12. 11. ["Keep an eye on my baby, while I use the phone in here."]
    Toots and Casper
  13. 12. ["I'll stag the dance"]
    Etta Kett
  14. 13. ["What a miserable wretch I am"]
    The Gumps
  15. 14. ["But I wonder if Bim will be grateful to me for all I'm doing"]
    The Gumps
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