(May 1948)

McCombs, 1945 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
McCombs Publications, Inc.
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Spring issue


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Vic Cutter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Vic Cutter

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Starr in Alter Ego #110 (June 2012).

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

Crown Puzzle page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Letters
A. W. Nugent (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Connect the dots...
Synopsis
Follow the dots and spelling.

Indexer Notes

The letters are integrated in the drawings.

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

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

Script
Frank Bolle (plot); Leonard Starr
Pencils
Frank Bolle [as Bolle] (signed)
Inks
Leonard Starr [as Starr] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll see you in jail...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Vic Cutter (detective); Laura Ames (secretary); Long Legs (robber); Dawn Jerome (cover girl); Joey Jerome; Sharpy (villain, robber); Captain Flynn
Synopsis
A gang of bankrobbers has a diagram of a bank floor with a street traffic getaway chart.

Indexer Notes

Script credits from Starr in Alter Ego #110 (June 2012).

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

Voodah / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Anthony Cataldo
Inks
Anthony Cataldo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hsst, Voodah! Leopard hide...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Voodah; Zanzi; Cheeko (monkey)
Synopsis
A Leopard Man is killed by mistake, and his brothers prepare for an attack on the village to avenge him.

Indexer Notes

Cataldo is credited on both pencil and ink on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the eyes and eyebrows of faces and the little awkward way of standing point to him. He is very often mixed up with Ruben Moreira.

Rattlesnake Hill (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Norton (byline)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dave Grover; Cliff Warner
Synopsis
A man is looking for rattlesnakes to create a medically useful poison.

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

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
It's day for swimming...
Genre
humor; children; western-frontier
Characters
Minnie Soo; Little Haha; Sloo Pumper; Lynx the Evil One
Synopsis
Lynx uses a trap to catch a wolf for the zoo.

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

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

Script
Frank Bolle (plot); Leonard Starr
Pencils
Frank Bolle [as Bolle] (signed) ?; Leonard Starr ? (signed)
Inks
Leonard Starr [as Starr] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On his way to his shipping company...
Genre
historical
Characters
Bart Stewart; Musket (surveyor); Filippe (French fencing master); Colonel Knight; Saba; Niles; Jim Sly
Synopsis
War between France and the colonies has broken out.

Indexer Notes

Credits from Starr in Alter Ego #110 (June 2012).

Case of the Confused Killer (Table of Contents: 7)

Vic Cutter / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Bolle (plot); Leonard Starr
Pencils
Frank Bolle [as Bolle] (signed)
Inks
Leonard Starr [as Starr] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Vic Cutter (detective); Laura Ames (secretary); Joel Brown
Synopsis
A man has killed in self-defence and asks detective Cutter to help him prove it.

Indexer Notes

Credits from Starr in Alter Ego #110 (June 2012).

Smashing Book Offer (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Pickwick Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Play Bingo at Home (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Fifth Ave. Mdse. Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Greatest Ball-Point Pen and Billfold Bargain in America (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Vic Cutter
  2. 1. ["Connect the dots..."]
    Crown Puzzle page
  3. 2. ["I'll see you in jail..."]
    Vic Cutter
  4. 3. ["Hsst, Voodah! Leopard hide..."]
    Voodah
  5. 4. Rattlesnake Hill
  6. 5. ["It's day for swimming..."]
    Minnie Soo and Little Haha
  7. 6. ["On his way to his shipping company..."]
    Bart Stewart
  8. 7. Case of the Confused Killer
    Vic Cutter
  9. 8. Smashing Book Offer
    Pickwick Co.
  10. 9. Play Bingo at Home
    Fifth Ave. Mdse. Mart
  11. 10. The Greatest Ball-Point Pen and Billfold Bargain in America
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
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