(June 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
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
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); Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Dragon Lady; 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
Hey - you're as jumpy as a kangaroo with the hotfoot - what's all the excitement, Smoke?
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat); Ona Z. Ozone
Synopsis
A goat ate the chief's gas ration stamps.
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1943-06-27

Indexer Notes

"Copyright, 1943, 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 (signed as Zack Mosley)
Inks
Boody Rogers (signed as Zack Mosley)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

Job Number
P.C. 112-456
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Jack.. him stare at ocean for hours--
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Smilin' Jack (Jack Martin); More Stuff; Young Stuff; Aunt Lillie; Skinnyatlas; Woo Woo Bali
Synopsis
Grief-stricken, Jack decides to take solo flight out to sea.
Reprints

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
The little chits are tightly rolled!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Chopstick Joe; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Dragon Lady; Dude Hennick; Hu Shee; Mr. Bucks; Pat Ryan; Raven Sherman
Synopsis
The Dragon Lady's forces assemble to rescue her.
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)

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
Shux, son, lots of folks is left-handed but nobuddy is left-footed
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Ash Perkins; Sam'l Perkins; Susie Perkins; Kitty (a cat)
Synopsis
Ash claims he is left-footed.
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
Elliott Caplin
Pencils
Jay McArdle
Inks
Jay McArdle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blake Gilbert - they almost tossed me out of school for being impetous
Genre
medical
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs; Blake Gilbert; Carrie Wigglesworth; Davy Sands; Diana Royale; Jackie; Johnny Miller; Justin Haggerty; Mr. Royale; Mrs. Miller; Mrs. Sands; Styvesant Vandevander III
Synopsis
Dr. Bobbs treats poor patients without letting Diana or her father know the truth.
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, 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
Can I use your phone, Flop?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Philander Flop; Helen Flop; Herb; Pansy
Synopsis
Helen's brother and his family are staying with the Flops.
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
Pat Sullivan (credited)
Pencils
Otto Messmer ?
Inks
Otto Messmer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yumpy yupiter!
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."

Horse Thief (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bert Dakin; Jamie Burns; Mickey (a horse); Sheriff Dallas; Tom Burns
Synopsis
Jamie Burns takes an abused horse from his owner.

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
Gaylord Du Bois (sourced) (Entry states: "Gang Busters. 6p. For Popular Comics, June 1945. Sent December 4, 1944.")
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An apartment dweller coming down for her morning mail finds horror...'Yeeee-eee!'
Genre
crime
Characters
Officer Corey; Officer Sullivan; Sgt. Morrow; Mrs. Patry (villain); Tiny Berg (villain, death)
Synopsis
Police chase a man stealing from mail boxes.

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
48-49-50-hot smackers!
Genre
humor
Characters
Spooky; Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
Synopsis
Smokey's picture is going to be used in advertising.
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1942-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

"Copyright, 1942, by The Chicago Tribune"

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You aren't trekkin' well enough for me to leave you here, Tops.
Genre
humor; domestic; drama
Characters
Diana Dune; Lola; Lola's father; Lola's mother; Nina Clock; Skeezix Wallet; Tops Topper
Synopsis
Tops borrows Skeezix's car for a date.
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1938-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

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

[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
Capital Airport!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Etta Kett; Mr. Kett; Bitsey
Synopsis
Etta and Bitsey go sightseeing in Washington DC.
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942-xx-xx
Keywords
Washington Monument

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."

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

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
Toots, I think I'll sell our house
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Casper Hawkins; Toots Hawkins; Ed Goofus; Gus; Jerry
Synopsis
Casper gets a salesman to sell his house.
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
What do they think I am around here-a horse?
Genre
drama; humor; domestic
Characters
Andrew Gump; Benjamin Gump; Tilda; Hortense De Stross
Synopsis
Tilda complains about being paid one salary while serving two families.
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
Isn't it swell how peppy Uncle Bim has been the last few days?
Genre
drama; humor; domestic
Characters
Andrew Gump; Benjamin Gump; Millie Gump; Minerva Gump; Hortense De Stross
Synopsis
Uncle Bim has a new job.
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. ["Hey - you're as jumpy as a kangaroo with the hotfoot - what's all the excitement, Smoke?"]
    Smokey Stover
  3. 2. ["Poor Jack.. him stare at ocean for hours--"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["The little chits are tightly rolled!"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  5. 4. ["Shux, son, lots of folks is left-handed but nobuddy is left-footed"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  6. 5. ["Blake Gilbert - they almost tossed me out of school for being impetous"]
    Dr. Bobbs
  7. 6. ["Can I use your phone, Flop?"]
    The Flop Family
  8. 7. ["Yumpy yupiter!"]
    Felix the Cat
  9. 8. Horse Thief
  10. 9. ["An apartment dweller coming down for her morning mail finds horror...'Yeeee-eee!'"]
    Gang Busters
  11. 10. ["48-49-50-hot smackers!"]
    Smokey Stover
  12. 11. ["You aren't trekkin' well enough for me to leave you here, Tops."]
    Gasoline Alley
  13. 12. ["Capital Airport!"]
    Etta Kett
  14. 13. ["Toots, I think I'll sell our house"]
    Toots and Casper
  15. 14. ["What do they think I am around here-a horse?"]
    The Gumps
  16. 15. ["Isn't it swell how peppy Uncle Bim has been the last few days?"]
    The Gumps
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