Hi-Jinx #1
(July-August 1947)

American Comics Group, 1947 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
B. & I. Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Richard E. Hughes (Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
But Jeepers, Heppity...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters
Tommy Tabby; Kitty Catt; Heppity Hare; Mr. Square
Synopsis
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts the issue cast.
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[Skin Treatment Offer] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Laff Line-Up] (Table of Contents: 2)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Synopsis
Brief synopses of the book's contents with depictions of the issue cast.

Trunkin' on Down (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters
Elephant; Dr. Skunk
Synopsis
An elephant ruins a juke box but makes amends.
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That's How Jivin' Was Born (Table of Contents: 4)

The Hepcats / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters
Kitty Catt; Mr. Catt; Mrs. Catt; Tommy Tabby
Synopsis
Kitty Catt wants new clothes to attend the Fish Fest but her parents nix the idea.
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Tommy Goes Longhair (Table of Contents: 5)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters
Tommy Tabby; Heppity Hare; Kitty Catt
Synopsis
Tommy Tabby grows long hair after using 'Fur-Grow'.

Mr. Square from Delaware (Table of Contents: 6)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters
Tommy Tabby; Kitty Catt; Heppity Hare; Mr. Square; Frank Sinatra
Synopsis
Heppity Hare helps Mr. Square achieve acceptance among the Hepcats.

External Combustion (Table of Contents: 7)

The Hepcats / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters
Tommy Tabby; Kitty Catt; Heppity Hare; Mr. Square
Synopsis
Tommy Tabby has a date with Kitty Catt and needs a car.

The Sickness of Square (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters
Heppity Hare; Mr. Square
Synopsis
Heppity Hare tricks Mr. Square into do his yard work.

Are Rivals Reet? (Table of Contents: 9)

Tommy an' Kitty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters
Tommy Tabby; Kitty Catt; Oswald Foxcroft
Synopsis
Kitty Catt takes a liking to a snooty intellectual.
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Hijinx at Lowdown High (Table of Contents: 10)

The Hepcats / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Synopsis
When the teachers decide to hold a school square dance, Heppity Hare finds a way to liven it up.
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Indexer Notes

The original indexer indexed this story as "Hijinx in Lowdown High". Title corrected based on an Australian reprint.

Kitty Meets a Lady (Table of Contents: 11)

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Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters
Kitty Catt, Gloria; Tommy Tabby; Mr. Square
Synopsis
Ladylike Gloria disdains jitterbug but changes her mind after attending a dance with Mr. Square.

After the Brawl (Table of Contents: 12)

The Hepcats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters
Tommy Tabby; Kitty Catt
Synopsis
Kitty Catt wants Tommy Tabby to drop his club meeting to go to a dance.
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[Billfold Offer] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Harmonica Offer] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["But Jeepers, Heppity..."]
  2. 1. [Skin Treatment Offer]
  3. 2. [Laff Line-Up]
  4. 3. Trunkin' on Down
  5. 4. That's How Jivin' Was Born
    The Hepcats
  6. 5. Tommy Goes Longhair
  7. 6. Mr. Square from Delaware
  8. 7. External Combustion
    The Hepcats
  9. 8. The Sickness of Square
  10. 9. Are Rivals Reet?
    Tommy an' Kitty
  11. 10. Hijinx at Lowdown High
    The Hepcats
  12. 11. Kitty Meets a Lady
  13. 12. After the Brawl
    The Hepcats
  14. 13. [Billfold Offer]
  15. 14. [Harmonica Offer]
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