(October 1948)

David McKay, 1939 Series
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Volume
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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Indicia / Colophon Publisher
David McKay Company
Brand
This Is a King Features Comic
Editing
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blondie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Musial ?
Inks
Joe Musial ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Dagwood

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

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

Script
Floyd Torbert ?
Pencils
Floyd Torbert (signed as Torb)
Inks
Floyd Torbert (signed as Torb)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Black & White, Inside Front Cover

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

Blondie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Chic Young
Pencils
Chic Young
Inks
Chic Young
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is one of those nice, quiet afternoons....
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Blondie; Dagwood; Alexander; Cookie
Synopsis
Dagwood paints himself into a corner.

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

Blondie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Chic Young
Pencils
Chic Young
Inks
Chic Young
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pop--I'm in the money-- I got a job as a baby sitter!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Alexander; Dagwood; Blondie; Daisy

A Strange Squeaking Noise (Table of Contents: 4)

Goodnight Stories / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Max Trell
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Knarf; Hanid

Indexer Notes

Subtitled: "The Stairs Said They Were Just Stretching"

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

Mandrake the Magician / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Specs rushes to the safe...
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Mandrake; Specs; Dome; Narda;
Synopsis
Mandrake pretends to work for Dome, who has is holding Narda hostage in a high-pressure room.
Reprints
  • Mandrake newspaper comic strip reprints through King Features Syndicate from 1944.

Air Commodore Frank Whittle (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Synopsis
Bio of Frank Whittle, a British Air Commodore who helped develop jet engine airplanes during World War II.

Indexer Notes

Two page centerfold spread with color illustrations.

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

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

Script
Fran Striker
Pencils
Charles Flanders
Inks
Charles Flanders
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sheriff, as a group of townsmen, we demand immediate action!
Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
The Lone Ranger is wanted for murder.
Reprints
  • Lone Ranger newspaper comic strip reprints through King Features Syndicate from 1944

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

Secret Agent X-9 / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Robert Storm (byline)]
Pencils
Mel Graff ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is Dr. Barnes...
Genre
crime; spy
Characters
X-9; Belinda; Gilda
Synopsis
A woman with amnesia claims she murdered a man, but doesn't remember committing the crime.
Reprints
  • Secret Agent X-9 newspaper comic strip reprints through King Features Syndicate from 1943.

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

Dollar-a-Dither / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Joe Musial; various
Pencils
Joe Musial
Inks
Joe Musial
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
One panel gags based on ideas from readers.

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

Henry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Carl Anderson
Pencils
Carl Anderson
Inks
Carl Anderson

Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
Henry has fun with a sign painter

Indexer Notes

Black & White, Inside Back Cover

Growing Up (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Back Cover

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blondie
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Hi Stars
  3. 2. ["This is one of those nice, quiet afternoons...."]
    Blondie
  4. 3. ["Pop--I'm in the money-- I got a job as a baby sitter!"]
    Blondie
  5. 4. A Strange Squeaking Noise
    Goodnight Stories
  6. 5. ["Specs rushes to the safe..."]
    Mandrake the Magician
  7. 6. Air Commodore Frank Whittle
    Heroes on Wings
  8. 7. ["Sheriff, as a group of townsmen, we demand immediate action!"]
    The Lone Ranger
  9. 8. ["This is Dr. Barnes..."]
    Secret Agent X-9
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Dollar-a-Dither
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Henry
  12. 11. Growing Up
    Little Acorns
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