(April 1948)

David McKay, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1948-03-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
David McKay Company
Editing
?

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 2, Part 2, No. 1, Periodicals, January-June 1948.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blondie / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Dagwood Bumstead; Daisy and Her Pups; 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]; ? [as Uncle George]
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On the inside-front cover.

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

Blondie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here you are, pups... a delicious supper of bread and milk.
Feature Logo
Blondie
Genre
humor; domestic

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

Mandrake the Magician / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, The Dome'll be surprised when he finds I broke jail.
Feature Logo
Mandrake the Magician
Genre
superhero

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

Dollar-a-Dither / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Pencils
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Inks
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A legal snatch.
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Classroom bloopers sent in by readers.

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

Jan and Aloysius / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Pencils
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Inks
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, Mom, you know I don't like plain milk.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; domestic

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

Buz Sawyer / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane (credited) (signed as Roy Crane)
Pencils
Roy Crane (credited) (signed as Roy Crane)
Inks
Roy Crane (credited) (signed as Roy Crane)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Near pretty Prairie, Arkansas, lived Orville Hix, remember?
Genre
adventure; humor; aviation

Capt. George S. Wells (Table of Contents: 7)

Heroes on Wings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clayton Knight (credited) (signed as Clayton Knight)
Pencils
Clayton Knight (credited) (signed as Clayton Knight)
Inks
Clayton Knight (credited) (signed as Clayton Knight)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation; war

Indexer Notes

The centerfold spread.

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

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fran Striker (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold that hoss! Come on, Silver!
Genre
western-frontier

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

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Zaboly (signed as Bee Z)
Inks
Bill Zaboly (signed as Bee Z)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You say he's full of dynamite?
Feature Logo
Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
Genre
humor; adventure

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

Secret Agent X-9 / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Storm
Pencils
Mel Graff (signed as Mel Graff)
Inks
Mel Graff (signed as Mel Graff)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I'm tied up on this plane crash case!
Genre
crime; spy

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

Hi Stars / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Floyd Torbert (credited) (signed as TORB.)
Pencils
Floyd Torbert (credited) (signed as TORB.)
Inks
Floyd Torbert (credited) (signed as TORB.)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
George Raggets; Irene Silka; Stan Puzarowski

Indexer Notes

High-school sports heroes, submitted by readers.

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

Best Laughs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On the inside-back cover.
Four 1-panel jokes by assorted artists. The signatures are Hoff; REA; R. Gustafson; and Lowell Hopper (?).

Telling Time (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Bob Dunn (credited)
Pencils
Bob Dunn (credited)
Inks
Bob Dunn (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

On the back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blondie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Wizard's Tower
  3. 2. ["Here you are, pups... a delicious supper of bread and milk."]
    Blondie
  4. 3. ["Gee, The Dome'll be surprised when he finds I broke jail."]
    Mandrake the Magician
  5. 4. ["A legal snatch."]
    Dollar-a-Dither
  6. 5. ["Gee, Mom, you know I don't like plain milk."]
    Jan and Aloysius
  7. 6. ["Near pretty Prairie, Arkansas, lived Orville Hix, remember?"]
    Buz Sawyer
  8. 7. Capt. George S. Wells
    Heroes on Wings
  9. 8. ["Hold that hoss! Come on, Silver!"]
    The Lone Ranger
  10. 9. ["You say he's full of dynamite?"]
    Thimble Theatre
  11. 10. ["But I'm tied up on this plane crash case!"]
    Secret Agent X-9
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Hi Stars
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Best Laughs
  14. 13. Telling Time
    Little Acorns
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