(November 1947)

McCombs, 1945 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1947-08-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
McCombs Publications, Inc.
Editing
F. E. McCombs
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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)

Bart Stewart / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed)[as B/S]
Inks
Leonard Starr (signed)[as B/S]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Synopsis
The cover is a scene directly from the Bart Stewart story.

The Case I Never Started (Table of Contents: 1)

Vic Cutter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Bolle (plot); Leonard Starr (script)
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks
Leonard Starr (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Frank Bolle ?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Vic Cutter (detective); Laura Ames (secretary); Captain McCasey;
Synopsis
A search for a hidden diamond leads to murder.

Indexer Notes

Script and plot credits from an interview by Jim Amash in Alter Ego #86

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

Minnie Soo and Little HaHa / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ralph Heimdahl (signed)
Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl (signed)
Inks
Ralph Heimdahl (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, look! All those ripples...
Genre
humor; children; western-frontier
Characters
Minnie Soo; Little Haha; Sloo Pumper; Pappy Poose; Lynx the Evil One; Hot Nose; Chief Big Panther
Synopsis
Minnie and Haha meet eleven little papooses in the river.

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

Bart Stewart / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Bolle ? (plot); Leonard Starr ? (script)
Pencils
Frank Bolle ?
Inks
Leonard Starr ?
Colors
?
Letters
Frank Bolle ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the death of his uncle...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Bart Stewart; Mr. Starkwell; Captain Mast; Musket; Filippe (fencing master)
Synopsis
With the death of his uncle Bart Stewart inherits the shipping company...

Indexer Notes

Credits suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Gold is Where You Find It (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

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

Script
Paul Fitch
Pencils
Paul Parker
Inks
Paul Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After their trouble...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Buck Farrel; Corny; Silva; Jorge Salazar (crooked coffee broker)
Synopsis
Buck turns down an offer to charter his boat, as he doesn't like the looks of the men. They go to the police and accuse Buck of burglary.

Indexer Notes

Parker is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art is similar to the story in #10, agreed to by Jim Vadebonceur Jr.

Fitch is credited as writer.

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

Voodah / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Bolle ? (plot); Leonard Starr ?
Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only Voodah can help...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Voodah; Miss Ryder; Wendy Ryder; Mr. Ryder
Synopsis
Voodah rescues a girl's father from a reptile cult and destroys the blood thirsty clan.

Indexer Notes

The art is uncredited but looks very similar to the credited stories by Bolle and Starr and has the individually numbered panels like them. Bolle and Starr are credited as both writers and artists on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

Yippy the Yukon Pilot / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Heimdahl (signed)
Inks
Ralph Heimdahl (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yippy, a bush pilot...
Genre
humor
Characters
Yippy (pilot); Duckit (game warden)
Synopsis
The game warden is sure he has caught a couple for illegal fishing.

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

Master Marvin / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mother, may I go to the circus..?
Genre
humor
Characters
Master Marvin; Rivers (butler)
Synopsis
Marvin and the butler go to the circus.

Indexer Notes

Some sequence information added by Matt Torrance.

Credits suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bart Stewart
  2. 1. The Case I Never Started
    Vic Cutter
  3. 2. ["Oh, look! All those ripples..."]
    Minnie Soo and Little HaHa
  4. 3. ["With the death of his uncle..."]
    Bart Stewart
  5. 4. Gold is Where You Find It
  6. 5. ["After their trouble..."]
    Buck Farrel
  7. 6. ["Only Voodah can help..."]
    Voodah
  8. 7. ["Yippy, a bush pilot..."]
    Yippy the Yukon Pilot
  9. 8. ["Mother, may I go to the circus..?"]
    Master Marvin
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