(January 1949)

McCombs, 1945 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
McCombs Publications, Inc.
Editing
Lucile E. McCombs (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, Winter Issue. Editor credit from Statement of Ownership.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Voodah / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Anthony Cataldo [as AC] (signed)
Inks
Anthony Cataldo [as AC] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Voodah; Zanzi

A Great New Exciting Baseball game (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

D. Lawyer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Murder (Table of Contents: 2)

Voodah / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Anthony Cataldo (signed); Ruben Moreira
Inks
Anthony Cataldo (signed); Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Voodah; Zanzi; Cheeko (monkey); Brett Harvey; Royce Harvey
Synopsis
Voodah agrees to guide a rhino hunt. Two natives and a white man meet violent deaths. Voodah finds himself accused of vengeful, cold-blooded murder.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadebonceur Jr. Steinar Ådland doubts the participation of Moreira.

The Case of the Missing White Jade (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Vic Cutter (detective); Laura Ames (secretary); Captain Grady; Steve Barrett; Mr. Ashley (millionaire); Yu Song; Mei Ling
Synopsis
Mr. Ashley sends detective Cutter to San Francisco to receive a valuable collection white jade and jewels purchased from the Chinese government.

Indexer Notes

Script credits suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

Case of the Whimsical Counterfeiter (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Norton (byline)
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Honest Joe (counterfeiter); Bill Bones (police detective); Little Bill
Synopsis
Counterfeiters working in a carnival.

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

Minnie Soo with Little Haha and Tonka / 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
Don't you think we have come too far..?
Genre
humor; children; western-frontier
Characters
Minnie Soo; Little Haha; Tonka (great warrior)
Synopsis
Minnie and Little Haha are taken prisoner by two Wakota warriors, but Tonka follows.

The Whitecrest (Table of Contents: 6)

Bart Stewart / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Bolle ? (plot)
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Bart Stewart; Filippe (French fencing master); Captain Arnold; Starkwell
Synopsis
The ship Whitecrest is captured by the French, and Stewart sets out with a schooner to rescue the crew.

Indexer Notes

Script credits suggested by Bails' Who's Who.

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

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
New York State

The Big Bank Robbery (Table of Contents: 8)

Lefty Jim - U.S. Marshal / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Anthony Cataldo (signed)
Inks
Anthony Cataldo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Lefty Jim (U.S. Marshal); Rusty (deputy); Barton (bankrobber); Judge Barrow
Synopsis
Jim and Rusty are trailing bankrobbers.

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

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can have much more fun...
Synopsis
Try to find 40 different objects in this picture beginning with the letter "P".

Beauty Trix Wallet (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Scope Sales Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now You Can Have Daring New Look Beauty... (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Make Your Child Happy (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Fun For Children / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Voodah
  2. 1. A Great New Exciting Baseball game
    D. Lawyer
  3. 2. Murder
    Voodah
  4. 3. The Case of the Missing White Jade
    Vic Cutter
  5. 4. Case of the Whimsical Counterfeiter
  6. 5. ["Don't you think we have come too far..?"]
    Minnie Soo with Little Haha and Tonka
  7. 6. The Whitecrest
    Bart Stewart
  8. 7. ["New York State"]
  9. 8. The Big Bank Robbery
    Lefty Jim - U.S. Marshal
  10. 9. ["You can have much more fun..."]
  11. 10. Beauty Trix Wallet
    Scope Sales Co.
  12. 11. Now You Can Have Daring New Look Beauty...
    Wilco Co.
  13. 12. Make Your Child Happy
    Fun For Children
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steinar Ådland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Matthew Torrance
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome