(May 1958)

Farrell, 1957 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1958-03-07 ?
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Four Star Comic Corp.
Brand:
Ajax
Editing:
Ruth Roche
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Editor from Statement of Ownership and Management at the bottom of the second page of the text story. Gary Watson's copy has a date stamp of March 7.


Hearts and Flowers (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Father Time surrounded by head shots of a woman and two men.

Hearts and Flowers (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Synopsis:
Bill marries Margo but doesn't tell her that he's cataleptic. He has a seizure on their honeymoon. His jealous cousin George attempts to hide Bill's secret, but learns his lesson. (A puzzling plot, as it's presented.)

["If I had six potatoes for five people..."] (Table of Contents: 2)

Professor McScrewy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor McScrewy
Synopsis:
Three short gags.
Reprints:

The Intruders (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; historical
Characters:
John Peter Zenger; Andrew Hamilton; Governor William S. Cosby
Synopsis:
In 1732–35 New York, John Peter Zenger goes on trial for libel against the King's governor, William S. Cosby. Andrew Hamilton successfully defends him, striking a blow for freedom of the press.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Detailed artwork

Lucky Landing (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
spy
Synopsis:
G2 agent Deke Nolan flies to Algiers and destroys a ray that can remotely set off atomic bombs.
Reprints:

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

statement of ownership / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Traffic and Tide! (Table of Contents: 6)

Tugboat Tessie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tessie; Melody
Synopsis:
An elephant escapes from a circus wagon on the Brooklyn Bridge, knocking a car into the river and falling in itself. Tugboat captain Tessie and her daughter Melody rescue the occupant of the car and the elephant.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Absurd story begins.

To a Waiting Doom (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Petty criminal Alf Nichols robs a man in London. Chased by the police, he stumbles on a meeting of wanted criminals. He escapes from the criminals into the arms of the police. In the last panel, Jack Harraway and his Fellow Denizens of the Underworld are revealed to be part of a Edwin Wilson's Waxworks.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hearts and Flowers
  2. 1. Hearts and Flowers
  3. 2. ["If I had six potatoes for five people..."]
    Professor McScrewy
  4. 3. The Intruders
  5. 4. Lucky Landing
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Traffic and Tide!
    Tugboat Tessie
  8. 7. To a Waiting Doom
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John P. Selegue
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Narinder
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • John P. Selegue
  • Keith Smith
  • Gary L. Watson