(April 1942)

Columbia, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-02-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Vin Sullivan

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sparky Watts / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Boody Rogers (signed)
Inks
Boody Rogers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers; typeset

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Sparky Watts

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

The Skyman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sailing phantom seas comes an old four-master...
Genre
adventure; aviation

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher
Pencils
Ham Fisher
Inks
Ham Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Knobby has received letters threatening Joe's life...
Genre
sports
Reprints
  • strip reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside Front-Cover

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

Raja the Arabian Knight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nimble as a circus acrobat...

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

Sparky Watts / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Boody Rogers
Pencils
Boody Rogers (signed)
Inks
Boody Rogers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Sparky, now that you have a fresh charge of cosmic energy...
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Sparky Watts; Slap Happy; Doc Static
Reprints

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

Charlie Chan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alfred Andriola
Inks
Alfred Andriola
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A letter addressed to you, sir?
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • strip reprints

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

Rocky Ryan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the forests of Madras...
Genre
adventure

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

Spy-Chief as the Cloak / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a mid-western state a horde of night riders...

Racetrack Racketeers (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Captain Devildog / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sabotage hits the training fields of America...

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy
Pencils
John Striebel
Inks
John Striebel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No one has been able to see...
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan
Reprints
  • strip reprints

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

Face / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Late one evening a shadow drops...
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sparky Watts
  2. 1. ["Sailing phantom seas comes an old four-master..."]
    The Skyman
  3. 2. ["Knobby has received letters threatening Joe's life..."]
    Joe Palooka
  4. 3. ["Nimble as a circus acrobat..."]
    Raja the Arabian Knight
  5. 4. ["Well, Sparky, now that you have a fresh charge of cosmic energy..."]
    Sparky Watts
  6. 5. ["A letter addressed to you, sir?"]
    Charlie Chan
  7. 6. ["In the forests of Madras..."]
    Rocky Ryan
  8. 7. ["In a mid-western state a horde of night riders..."]
    Spy-Chief as the Cloak
  9. 8. Racetrack Racketeers
  10. 9. ["Sabotage hits the training fields of America..."]
    Captain Devildog
  11. 10. ["No one has been able to see..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  12. 11. ["Late one evening a shadow drops..."]
    Face
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Del Gruber
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q
  • Dave Redmond
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Stangas