Strange #6
(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
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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
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Colors
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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)

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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.)

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

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
If I had six potatoes for five people...
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor McScrewy
Synopsis
Three short gags.
Reprints

The Intruders (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
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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
?
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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)

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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.
Editing
Related Scans
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