A-1 #5
([July] 1946)

Magazine Enterprises, 1945 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
On-sale date
1946-06-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Compix, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia states: A-1 Comics No. 5. Published by Compix, Inc. Entire contents copyrighted 1946.
The date entered in the "On Sale Date" field is the copyright date derived from the actual Library of Congress copyright documentation (available on www.archive.org).
Cover is printed on slightly heavier newsprint than the interior. Stock is not coated, so no cover gloss.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Texas Slim; The Corsair; Tommy Tinker; Inca Dinca; Tugboat Tim / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; humor

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

Texas Slim and Dirty Dalton / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Ferd Johnson
Pencils
Ferd Johnson
Inks
Ferd Johnson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Texas and Dirty are practicing to compete for a $500...
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Texas Slim; Dirty Dalton; Old Murrieta; Little Mexico
Reprints
  • newspaper reprints circa 1940's

The Corsair Meets the Raven (Table of Contents: 2)

The Corsair / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chas. M. Quinlan
Inks
Chas. M Quinlan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Corsair [Jonathan Gallant]

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

Teddy Rich / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ted Miller (signed)
Inks
Ted Miller (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Teddy Rich (a little rich kid); Marie (maid), Brooks (butler)

Indexer Notes

Richie Rich type strip.
Pencil and ink credits from Grant Miller, son of Ted Miller via Shaun Clancy on the Comics History Exchange page on Facebook (May 8, 2014).
Original pencil and ink credit was given to "Ted Clulles" which was just a misreading of the signature.

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

Inca Dinca / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
MacPhail
Inks
MacPhail
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Inca Dinca
Synopsis
Spanish speaking hombre who is given an energy pill designed to make him work all day and night.

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

Tommy Tinker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
little boy inventor strip

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

Little Mexico / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ferd Johnson
Pencils
Ferd Johnson
Inks
Ferd Johnson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Mexico; Dirty Dalton

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

Tugboat Tim / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Senich
Inks
Mike Senich
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet Tim Hennessey, deck-hand on the tugboat Jezebel Jones!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Tim Hennessey (Tugboat Tim); Scarlet Feeva; Captain Crumm; Benny Blow; Measle's Murphy; Skinhead; Captain Flugle

For the Small Fry (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Texas Slim; The Corsair; Tommy Tinker; Inca Dinca; Tugboat Tim
  2. 1. ["Texas and Dirty are practicing to compete for a $500..."]
    Texas Slim and Dirty Dalton
  3. 2. The Corsair Meets the Raven
    The Corsair
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Teddy Rich
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Inca Dinca
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Tommy Tinker
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Little Mexico
  8. 7. ["Meet Tim Hennessey, deck-hand on the tugboat Jezebel Jones!"]
    Tugboat Tim
  9. 8. For the Small Fry
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