(1945)

McCombs, 1945 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Golfing, 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

Date listed is copyright date; no publication date listed. Numbered #1 on cover only.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Graves Ghost Hunter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker ?; Alex Blum ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Graves; Charles Wright (dead man)

Indexer Notes

Baker is credited on pencils on covers for McCombs comics Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the face with spooky eyes points to him as most probable. Or it could be Alex Blum, who drew the same story inside..?

The Oblong Box (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Allan Poe (Original Story); ? (Adaptation)
Pencils
Alex Blum ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Captain Hardy; Edgar Allan Poe (passenger); Wyatt (artist)
Synopsis
An artist brings along an oblong chest aboard the ship "Independence".

Indexer Notes

Uncertain, but faces in profile with long eyebrows looks like Blum, and he is credited on pencils in Crown Comics by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Master Marvin (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Kapitan (signed)
Pencils
Al Fagaly (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Graves Ghost Hunter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
B. Chrysler (byline)
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Graves (ghost hunter); Charles Wright
Synopsis
A man is killed by a ghost outside Mr. Graves house.

Indexer Notes

Cover story.
The faces and landscapes points clearly to Alex Blum, and he is credited on pencils in Crown Comics by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

Secret Agent RS-II / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Frollo ?
Inks
Frank Frollo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; spy; war
Characters
RS-II (secret agent)

Indexer Notes

Frollo is credited on pencils and ink in Crown Comics by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and this simple drawing and inking match quite good his signed story in Lawbreakers Suspense Stories #10 from 1953.

Diamonds of Destiny (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Dean
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Hopalong Bunny (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ellis Chambers (signed)
Pencils
Ellis Chambers (signed)
Inks
Ellis Chambers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Sledge Storm / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Terry Britt Gang Buster / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Terry Britt (Policeman); un-named Police Captain; Blake (trucker); Martin (villain, local politician, insurance racketeer); Martin's henchmen (villains)
Synopsis
A vicious gang of insurance racketeers, headed by a local politician, seek to extort money from trucking firms. A secret group of six masked men select Terry Britt to seek out evidence to expose the politician and put an end to the racket.
Keywords
B & S Trucking Company

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

Captain Blaze Steel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Graves Ghost Hunter
  2. 1. The Oblong Box
  3. 2. Master Marvin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Graves Ghost Hunter
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Secret Agent RS-II
  6. 5. Diamonds of Destiny
  7. 6. Hopalong Bunny
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Sledge Storm
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Terry Britt Gang Buster
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Captain Blaze Steel
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