(May 1942)

The American Legion, 1926 Series
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Volume
32
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The American Legion
Printer
Printed in the U. S. A.
Editing
Alexander Gardiner (credited) (editor)

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

Treasure Hunt Hangs On Mystery Clue! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Dick; Jane
Synopsis
Dick and Jane are on a treasure hunt, but have to figure out the password from a clue.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form for Pabst Blue Ribbon beer.

Soldiers' Mail (Table of Contents: 2)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally) (credited as Wallgren)
Pencils
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally) (credited as Wallgren)
Inks
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally) (credited as Wallgren)
Letters
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally) (credited as Wallgren)

Genre
humor
Characters
Smith; Jones; Buck; Dizzy

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

cartoon / 0.08 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wallgren
Pencils
Wally Wallgren
Inks
Wally Wallgren
Letters
Wally Wallgren

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We use'ta aim 'em - like this!!
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.08 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Pencils
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Inks
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Letters
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say!! Wot sea goin' swab tied a nautical knot in this flag casing!?
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.08 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Pencils
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Inks
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Letters
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now look, fella's - we can't all be air raid wardens, y'know!!
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.08 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Pencils
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Inks
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A doughboy tries to grab an abandoned German helmet and gets glared at by the rat using it as a home.

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

cartoon / 0.08 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Pencils
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Inks
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Letters
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I dunno why they don't issue carpet-sweepers in this outfit!!
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Bandel Linn (signed)
Pencils
Bandel Linn (signed)
Inks
Bandel Linn (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At this point, I always grow morose!
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.15 page (report information)

Script
Joe Buresch (signed as Joe E. Buresch)
Pencils
Joe Buresch (signed as Joe E. Buresch)
Inks
Joe Buresch (signed as Joe E. Buresch)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jocko conducts the business himself now since Tony was drafted!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jocko

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Reamer Keller (signed)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think the cold is in your chest, ma'm, but even the stethoscope has its limitations!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Pencils
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Inks
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)
Letters
Wally Wallgren (signed as W)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wot's so funny about me sayin' this old O. D. uniform's shrunk!!?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
George H. Mabie (signed)
Pencils
George H. Mabie (signed)
Inks
George H. Mabie (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Comes spring, an' Steve can't keep his mind on business!
Genre
humor
Characters
Steve

Silent Warbirds (Table of Contents: 13)

Wonders of America / comic story / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?; typeset

Characters
Chubbins Robbins; Judge Robbins; Joe
Synopsis
The Judge and Chubbins visit the Army's glider training facility.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form for Prince Albert tobacco.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 0.15 page (report information)

Script
Wm. Hayes (signed)
Pencils
Wm. Hayes (signed)
Inks
Wm. Hayes (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just forget the Good-Neighbor policy while we're down here!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Ben Roth (signed)
Pencils
Ben Roth (signed)
Inks
Ben Roth (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I told you we shouldn't have bought this house with the built-in garage!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Charles Addams (signed as Chas Addams)
Pencils
Charles Addams (signed as Chas Addams)
Inks
Charles Addams (signed as Chas Addams)
Letters
Charles Addams (signed as Chas Addams)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This space reserved for the car that didn't use Sani-Flush in the radiator
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Top part of an ad for Sani-Flush.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

cartoon / 0.15 page (report information)

Script
Rodlow Willard (signed)
Pencils
Rodlow Willard (signed)
Inks
Rodlow Willard (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just carve 'Rest in peace - till we meet again'!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

cartoon / 0.15 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We don't doubt your courage, Murphy - but it's part of the game to sit around the campfire.
Genre
humor
Characters
Murphy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Salo (signed)
Pencils
Salo (signed)
Inks
Salo (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Make a swell air-raid shelter, wouldn't he?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally)
Pencils
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally)
Inks
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally)
Letters
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lissen, yank - us anzacs don't bother with this hi-falutin' salutin' - and military stuff - much!!
Genre
humor
Characters
The Saluting Demon

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

cartoon / 0.15 page (report information)

Script
Lawrence Lariar (signed as Lariar)
Pencils
Lawrence Lariar (signed as Lariar)
Inks
Lawrence Lariar (signed as Lariar)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Things have never been tougher. Every place I go, I see 'Men Wanted' signs!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

cartoon / 0.15 page (report information)

Script
George Smith (signed as Geo Smith)
Pencils
George Smith (signed as Geo Smith)
Inks
George Smith (signed as Geo Smith)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got it free through an advertisement. All I had to do was send three thousand dollars to cover packing and cost of mailing!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

cartoon / 0.15 page (report information)

Script
Elmer Atkins (signed as Atkins)
Pencils
Elmer Atkins (signed as Atkins)
Inks
Elmer Atkins (signed as Atkins)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We presented Smithers with a bouncing baby, and he presented us with the same kind of a check!
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. Treasure Hunt Hangs On Mystery Clue!
  2. 2. Soldiers' Mail
  3. 3. ["We use'ta aim 'em - like this!!"]
  4. 4. ["Say!! Wot sea goin' swab tied a nautical knot in this flag casing!?"]
  5. 5. ["Now look, fella's - we can't all be air raid wardens, y'know!!"]
  6. 6. [no title indexed]
  7. 7. ["I dunno why they don't issue carpet-sweepers in this outfit!!"]
  8. 8. ["At this point, I always grow morose!"]
  9. 9. ["Jocko conducts the business himself now since Tony was drafted!"]
  10. 10. ["I think the cold is in your chest, ma'm, but even the stethoscope has its limitations!"]
  11. 11. ["Wot's so funny about me sayin' this old O. D. uniform's shrunk!!?"]
  12. 12. ["Comes spring, an' Steve can't keep his mind on business!"]
  13. 13. Silent Warbirds
    Wonders of America
  14. 14. ["Just forget the Good-Neighbor policy while we're down here!"]
  15. 15. ["I told you we shouldn't have bought this house with the built-in garage!"]
  16. 16. ["This space reserved for the car that didn't use Sani-Flush in the radiator"]
  17. 17. ["Just carve 'Rest in peace - till we meet again'!"]
  18. 18. ["We don't doubt your courage, Murphy - but it's part of the game to sit around the campfire."]
  19. 19. ["Make a swell air-raid shelter, wouldn't he?"]
  20. 20. ["Lissen, yank - us anzacs don't bother with this hi-falutin' salutin' - and military stuff - much!!"]
  21. 21. ["Things have never been tougher. Every place I go, I see 'Men Wanted' signs!"]
  22. 22. ["I got it free through an advertisement. All I had to do was send three thousand dollars to cover packing and cost of mailing!"]
  23. 23. ["We presented Smithers with a bouncing baby, and he presented us with the same kind of a check!"]
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