(December 1941)

David McKay, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-11-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
David McKay Company
Editing
Ruth Plumly Thompson; Donald E. Cooke (managing editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blondie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Musial (signed)
Inks
Joe Musial (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Dagwood Bumstead; Mandrake the Magician (vignette)

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

The Wizard's Tower / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as G. Whiz; Uncle George]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On the inside-front cover.

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

Mandrake the Magician / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Lee Falk
Pencils
Phil Davis
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tough luck, you old fool. You should have kept your mouth shut.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Octopus (villain)

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

Private Buck / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; war

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

Indian Lore / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jimmy Thompson
Pencils
Jimmy Thompson
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When White-Antelope's father, Gray-Hair, learned that is was a spirit person that attracted his daughter...
Genre
western-frontier

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

Henry / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Carl Anderson
Pencils
Carl Anderson (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor

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

High Spots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Floyd Torbert
Pencils
Floyd Torbert [as Torbert] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

High-school sports heroes.

The Seven Murdered Kings (Table of Contents: 7)

Stamp Corner / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eugene L. Pollock
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

With stamp ads.

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

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fran Striker
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They've already killed the last of the Green Ridge Stage Line horses.
Genre
western-frontier

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

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the Oldtopians declared war Popeye attacked their country in a rowboat.
Genre
humor

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

Secret Agent X-9 / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Storm
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There it is -- the Arabee Smoke Shop!
Genre
crime; spy

Happy Jack's Christmas Tree (Table of Contents: 11)

Little Nature Stories / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Thornton W. Burgess
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Happy Jack Squirrel; Drummer the Woodpecker; Tommy Tit the Chickadee; Yank Yank the Nuthatch; Sammy Jay

Going to the Dentist (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Acorns / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Dunn
Pencils
Bob Dunn
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Blondie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Chic Young
Pencils
Chic Young (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What did you do? Hardly anything -- it was so little...
Genre
humor; domestic

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

Tippie and Cap Stubbs / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edwina Dumm [as Edwina]
Pencils
Edwina Dumm [as Edwina] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

Indexer Notes

Frances Edwina Dumm (1893 – 1990) was a writer-artist who drew the comic strip Cap Stubbs and Tippie for nearly five decades and is also notable as the nation's first full-time female editorial cartoonist.

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

Henry / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Carl Anderson
Pencils
Carl Anderson
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Clipper Smith (Table of Contents: 16)

News in Sports / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as McKay]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Keywords
football

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

Bunky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Billy DeBeck
Pencils
Billy DeBeck
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Youse mean to say dat mug I knocked cold in de park wuz de Cyclone Kid.
Genre
humor

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

Barney Baxter in the Air / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Miller
Pencils
Frank Miller (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Wintz arrives at the airport with the 'dying' man.
Genre
adventure; aviation

Frank Hawks, Master of Speed and Distance (Table of Contents: 19)

Romance of the Air / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clayton Knight
Pencils
Clayton Knight
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

Indexer Notes

One art page and one text page.

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

Dinglehoofer und His Dog / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
H. H. Knerr
Pencils
H. H. Knerr
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come, Taddy! Ve take a good valk in der country...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Alexander McKay (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blondie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Wizard's Tower
  3. 2. ["Tough luck, you old fool. You should have kept your mouth shut."]
    Mandrake the Magician
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Private Buck
  5. 4. ["When White-Antelope's father, Gray-Hair, learned that is was a spirit person that attracted his daughter..."]
    Indian Lore
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Henry
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    High Spots
  8. 7. The Seven Murdered Kings
    Stamp Corner
  9. 8. ["They've already killed the last of the Green Ridge Stage Line horses."]
    The Lone Ranger
  10. 9. ["When the Oldtopians declared war Popeye attacked their country in a rowboat."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  11. 10. ["There it is -- the Arabee Smoke Shop!"]
    Secret Agent X-9
  12. 11. Happy Jack's Christmas Tree
    Little Nature Stories
  13. 12. Going to the Dentist
    Little Acorns
  14. 13. ["What did you do? Hardly anything -- it was so little..."]
    Blondie
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tippie and Cap Stubbs
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Henry
  17. 16. Clipper Smith
    News in Sports
  18. 17. ["Youse mean to say dat mug I knocked cold in de park wuz de Cyclone Kid."]
    Bunky
  19. 18. ["Mr. Wintz arrives at the airport with the 'dying' man."]
    Barney Baxter in the Air
  20. 19. Frank Hawks, Master of Speed and Distance
    Romance of the Air
  21. 20. ["Come, Taddy! Ve take a good valk in der country..."]
    Dinglehoofer und His Dog
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
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