Real Life Comics #v1#2 (2)
(December 1941)

Pines, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale Date
1941-09-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Richard Hughes (uncredited)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Columbia; Sir Francis Drake (inset); Woodrow Wilson (inset); Black Hawk (inset); Billy Mitchell (inset); Richard the Lion-Hearted (inset); Pat Christie (inset)

The American Tradition (Table of Contents: 1)

Talks With The Editor / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Hughes ?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
"We live in a world at war."... "Read REAL LIFE COMICS to ready yourself for the days ahead-..."

The Story of Tyranny (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
G. L. Evans
Pencils
August Froehlich [as A. M. Froehlich]
Inks
August Froehlich
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Billy; Columbia; Caligua; Cassius Chaerea; Velasquez; Hernando Cortez; Montezuma; Guatimozin; Diego; Ivan the Terrible; Toussaint L'Ouverture; Napoleon; General Leclerc; Dessalines; Henri Christophe
Synopsis
The story of tryants.

Sir Francis Drake Ruler of the Sea (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
Sir Francis Drake; Queen Elizabeth I; Tom Moone; John Oxeham

General "Billy" Mitchell (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Inks
Maurice Gutwrith
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
"Billy" Mitchell
Synopsis
General Mitchell believed that planes are important in war.

Richard The Lion-Hearted (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
W. B. Smith (signed)
Pencils
W. B. Smith (signed)
Inks
W. B. Smith
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Richard The Lion-Hearted; Albert; Caruthers; Blondel; Mighty Saladin; Phillip Augustus; Duke Leopold; John the Evil

The Life of Woodrow Wilson (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Thomas Woodrow Wilson; Ellen Wilson; Archduke Francis of Austria

Heroes of the R.A.F. (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
William E. Rowland ?
Pencils
William E. Rowland
Inks
William E. Rowland
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Characters
"Pat" Christie
Synopsis
(June 1940) Christie in an unarmed plane attacked enemy's plane forcing it to crash land.
(September 1940) Christie crashed and forced to return to recoup in Canada.

Indexer Notes

George Patterson "Pat" Christie (October 1917 - July 1942)

Light of Liberty (Table of Contents: 8)

A True Story / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles S. Strong
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset; ?

Genre
non-fiction

The Black Hawk War (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ed Hamilton

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Black Hawk; Abraham Lincoln; Ann Rutledge (as "Anne"); William Berry; General Atkinson; Red Bird
Synopsis
Black Hawk meets Abraham Lincoln in battle.

Danger Calls the American Crusader into Action! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

American Crusader / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The American Tradition
    Talks With The Editor
  3. 2. The Story of Tyranny
  4. 3. Sir Francis Drake Ruler of the Sea
  5. 4. General "Billy" Mitchell
  6. 5. Richard The Lion-Hearted
  7. 6. The Life of Woodrow Wilson
  8. 7. Heroes of the R.A.F.
  9. 8. Light of Liberty
    A True Story
  10. 9. The Black Hawk War
  11. 10. Danger Calls the American Crusader into Action!
    American Crusader
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