(November 1946)

McCombs, 1945 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1946-08-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Home Guide Publications
Editing
Lucile E. McCombs (Publisher and Editor)
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 reads: Crown Comics, Fall Issue. Editor credit from Statement of Ownership.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ace of the Newsreels / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Matt Baker [as M. B.] (signed)
Inks
Matt Baker [as M. B.] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Ace (reporter); Foggy (reporter)

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

Ace of the Newsreels / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Al Feldstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! This fuel is really something!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ace (reporter); Foggy (reporter)
Synopsis
A mysterious armored car wrecks a racing car, and two men steal its valuable new fuel chamber and disappear.

Indexer Notes

Baker is credited on pencil on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and his faces with creepy eyes are not to be mistaken. Feldstein on ink is credited by JVJ, and matches the folds in clothing on other of his stories.

The Case of the Frozen Corpse (Table of Contents: 2)

Clue Kelly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Keye Craig]
Pencils
Al Feldstein ?
Inks
Al Feldstein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Clue Kelly

Indexer Notes

Faces and folds in clothing, especially the baggy shoulders could point to Feldstein's signed Mickey Magic story in this issue.

Annual Dog Show (Table of Contents: 3)

Hubert / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Little
Pencils
Frank Little
Inks
Frank Little
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hubert

Indexer Notes

"Silent" strip, no dialog or other words.

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

Buck Farrel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buck, this is my guest, Professor Don Amando.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Buck Farrel

The Cop and the Statue (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Clarence / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you should never put bananas in the refrigerator
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Clarence

The Drum That Was Human!! (Table of Contents: 7)

Voodah / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Music lovers at a concert hall hear a strange soloist...and they love it...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Voodah
Reprints

Indexer Notes

JVJ has Gus Schrotter as penciler on this story.

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

Mickey Magic / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Feldstein (signed)
Inks
Al Feldstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly! Jim's in a private hospital!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mickey Magic
Keywords
stage magic
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ace of the Newsreels
  2. 1. ["Wow! This fuel is really something!"]
    Ace of the Newsreels
  3. 2. The Case of the Frozen Corpse
    Clue Kelly
  4. 3. Annual Dog Show
    Hubert
  5. 4. ["Buck, this is my guest, Professor Don Amando."]
    Buck Farrel
  6. 5. The Cop and the Statue
  7. 6. ["So you should never put bananas in the refrigerator"]
    Clarence
  8. 7. The Drum That Was Human!!
    Voodah
  9. 8. ["Golly! Jim's in a private hospital!"]
    Mickey Magic
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