([circa September 1942])

Bell Features, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 CAD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Colonial Distributors Bell Features
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour cover; Black and White interior (Issue #1-28), Full Colour (#29 and on)
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[Capt. Red Thortan in armor] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Red Thortan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murray Karn (signed)
Inks:
Murray Karn (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Capt. Red Thortan; Active Jim; Thunderfist [Randy Steele]; Beverley Holmes; Wayne Dixon; The Brain [Gordon Bell]

The Flying Tigers (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Cooper ?
Pencils:
Al Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Al Cooper (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation; war

Indexer Notes

Facts about the Flying Tiger squadron and their airplanes.

["Corporal Dixon, Ace Mountie, goes after 3 Nazi agents who have landed on the coast of Canada..."] (Table of Contents)

Dixon of the Mounted / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Theodore Steele (credited) [as T.A. Steele]
Pencils:
Theodore Steele (credited) [as T.A. Steele]
Inks:
Theodore Steele (credited) [as T.A. Steele]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wayne Dixon; Emil Karnz
Synopsis:
Dixon hunts down the four Nazis.

Club News and Views by Active Jim (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Active Jim]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset; ?

Characters:
Active Jim
Synopsis:
Lists new Active Jim Club members.

Contest Winners (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Al Cooper (signed)
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Winners of the military uniform contest.

The Big 7 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Deer Jordan: You are kordally envited two my party two-nite!"] (Table of Contents)

The Noodle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ross Saakel (signed)
Pencils:
Ross Saakel (signed)
Inks:
Ross Saakel (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour; superhero
Characters:
The Noodle [Jordan Chimes]; Count Hackula; Henrietta
Synopsis:
The Noodle is a baby who dresses as a superhero. He fights Count Hackula in this story.

The Case of the Crooked Construction Company (Table of Contents)

The Brain / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Bachle (signed)
Pencils:
Leo Bachle (signed)
Inks:
Leo Bachle (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Brain [Gordon Bell]; Al; Mr. Patry; Reg
Synopsis:
An apartment building collapses and The Brain goes after the construction company.

["The Hunchback Strikes"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Active Jim's Monthly Message (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Active Jim]
Pencils:
Ross Saakel ?
Inks:
Ross Saakel ?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
The deeds of Private Harry Wichtacz and Sergeant G. A. Hickson.

Indexer Notes

Includes membership mail-in coupon.

[Joke Comics] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Don't Delay Another Second! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for the Active Club, including a membership coupon. Mentions that there are now 5000 members.

Wrestling Game (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Aszt (credited)
Pencils:
Al Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Al Cooper (signed)
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A wrestling game to play.

[Dime Comics] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Synopsis: Boarding a Japanese Destroyer, Captain Thortan & his accomplice Sin Tong..."] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Red Thortan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Cooper (credited)
Pencils:
Al Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Al Cooper (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Capt. Red Thortan; Sin Tong; Harley
Synopsis:
A Japanese sailor tries to stop Red's takeover of the Japanese destroyer.

["4 Great Picture Strips"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Look Jim!"] (Table of Contents)

Active Jim / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Ross Saakel [as R. K. Saakel]
Pencils:
Ross Saakel [as R. K. Saakel]
Inks:
Ross Saakel [as R. K. Saakel]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Active Jim; Joan Brian; Archibald La Femme; Tony; Marty
Synopsis:
Joan gets mad at Jim and he can't play well in the rugby game.

[Commando Comics] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Beverley Holmes, Girl Reporter, sitting in her favourite cafe sees two orientals at a nearby table..."] (Table of Contents)

Thunderfist / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Karn ?
Pencils:
Murray Karn (credited)
Inks:
Murray Karn (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Beverley Holmes; Thunderfist [Randy Steele]; Koyoto; Tony; General Scott
Synopsis:
Beverley discovers a Japanese plot involving giant submarines.

["This is a heck of a time for a bugler to get a toothache!"] (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mickey Owens (signed)
Pencils:
Mickey Owens (signed)
Inks:
Mickey Owens (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour; military

[R. B. Bennett] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)