(May 1945)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1945
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
?

Characters
Joy Martin; Smokey Stover

[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
I just had an order from the Mayor to get busy on the metal scrap drive
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Dawson D. Dumbdrop
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copyright, 1942, by The Chicago Tribune"
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; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

Job Number
P.C. 111-455
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack, you hear-um anything from Miss Joy, yet?
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Beretta; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Ike; Joy Martin; More Stuff; Skinnyatlas; Young Stuff; Zeke
Synopsis
Buffeted by the storm, Joy's plane goes out of control and she must bail out into the ocean. Later Jack and Downwind lead a search party that finds the wreckage of the plane. Jack returns home but is haunted by the memories of his wife.
Reprints
Keywords
Baby Bullet; tropical storm

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1941, 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
What happened? The fishermen charged at dawn
Genre
adventure
Characters
Chopstick Joe; Dragon Lady; Dude Hennick; Hu Shee; Raven Sherman
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc."
Story includes a strip dated October 17, 1940.

[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
And she lives
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Polly Perkins; Sam Perkins [Paw]; Susie Perkins [Maw]; Tom; 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: 5)

Dr. Bobbs / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Caplin
Pencils
Jim McArdle
Inks
Jim McArdle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take your elbow from my face, darling
Genre
medical
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Blake Gilbert; Diana Royale; Dr. Van Curtsey; George; Guy Allen; Mr. Royale
Reprints
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx
Keywords
Carrie B. Wigglesworth Hospital; Diana Royale Clinic

Indexer Notes

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

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

The Flop Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hate to leave, but mother's ill and wants me to come
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Philander Flop; Helen Flop; Greta Flop; Otto Flop; Willie Flop
Reprints
  • from The Flop Family Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1944.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1944, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Messmer ?
Inks
Otto Messmer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Olaf Yiminy?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Felix the Cat; Mrs. Yiminy; Olaf Yiminy; Ona Yiminy; Yimmy Yiminy
Reprints
  • from Felix the Cat daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1934.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1934, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

Pigger Wigger (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Donna Lane; Harry Lane; Silas Dunbar; Pigger Wigger (a pig)

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1945 by R. S. Callender."

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frank! That truck... it's going to hit us!
Genre
crime
Characters
Alice Woolman; Captain Creighton; Corporal Dane; Dr. Byrnes; Frank Woolman; Sgt. Melrose; Walter Poudron [also as Mr. Powell] (villain)
Keywords
gas coupons

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1945 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc."

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

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
Galloping gaskets!
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Ahmed Kahr
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, by News Syndicate Co. Inc."

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another ride, Skeezix!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Gootch; Lola; Nina Clock; Skeezix Wallet; Tops Topper
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1938.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1938 by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc."
Tops last name is mentioned in this story.

[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
How about marching up the aisle with me, sweet-tooth?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Etta Kett; Mr. Kett; Mrs. Kett; Bitsy
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: 13)

Toots and Casper / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yessir, this human dynamo is taking time out, after a hard week's grind!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Toots Hawkins; Casper Hawkins; Buttercup Hawkins; Colonel Hoofer; Sophie Hoofer
Reprints
  • from Toots and Casper daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1943.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1943, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

[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
No use to ask you how you feel, Bim ol' boy
Genre
drama; humor; domestic
Characters
Andy Gump [Andrew Gump]; Hortense De Stross; 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 in black, white and red.

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

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
I feel like going far, far away from this madhouse and never returning
Genre
drama; humor; domestic
Characters
Andy Gump [Andrew Gump]; Min Gump [Minerva Gump]; Tilda; 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."
Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["I just had an order from the Mayor to get busy on the metal scrap drive"]
    Smokey Stover
  3. 2. ["Jack, you hear-um anything from Miss Joy, yet?"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["What happened? The fishermen charged at dawn"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  5. 4. ["And she lives"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  6. 5. ["Take your elbow from my face, darling"]
    Dr. Bobbs
  7. 6. ["I hate to leave, but mother's ill and wants me to come"]
    The Flop Family
  8. 7. ["Olaf Yiminy?"]
    Felix the Cat
  9. 8. Pigger Wigger
  10. 9. ["Frank! That truck... it's going to hit us!"]
    Gang Busters
  11. 10. ["Galloping gaskets!"]
    Smokey Stover
  12. 11. ["Another ride, Skeezix!"]
    Gasoline Alley
  13. 12. ["How about marching up the aisle with me, sweet-tooth?"]
    Etta Kett
  14. 13. ["Yessir, this human dynamo is taking time out, after a hard week's grind!"]
    Toots and Casper
  15. 14. ["No use to ask you how you feel, Bim ol' boy"]
    The Gumps
  16. 15. ["I feel like going far, far away from this madhouse and never returning"]
    The Gumps
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