([circa November 1943])

Bell Features, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 CAD
Pages:
60
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Bell Features and Publishing Company Limited
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dixon of the Mounted / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Adrian Dingle (signed) [as Dingle]
Inks:
Adrian Dingle (signed) [as Dingle]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wayne Dixon
Keywords:
lynx; RCMP; Royal Canadian Mounted Police

[Canada's Greatest Comic Magazines] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

["In search of an unknown and presumably foreign broadcasting station..."] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dixon of the Mounted / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wayne Dixon; Werner; Red-Trapper; Hans
Synopsis:
Dixon and Red find their ways into the secret Nazi radio staion.

["Doctor, will I be able to play the piano when my hand heals?"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Laff and Be Happy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
M. Peterson
Pencils:
M. Peterson
Inks:
M. Peterson
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel cartoons, one two-panel comic, and one three-panel comic.

["Did ja know running is good fer the figure Oswald?"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Laff and Be Happy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
M. Peterson
Pencils:
M. Peterson
Inks:
M. Peterson
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Oswald; Jenkens; Clarence

Indexer Notes

Nine one-panel cartoons.

["If you'll remember correctly, because I truly don't, Capt. Thortan on a special mission..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Capt. Red Thortan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Cooper
Pencils:
Al Cooper
Inks:
Al Cooper
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Red Thortan; Miss Howath
Synopsis:
Red and Miss Howath are captured by the Japanese.

["By the time you read this Christmas 1943 will be over."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Active Jim's Message / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Active Jim]
Pencils:
Adrian Dingle
Inks:
Adrian Dingle
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Active Jim
Synopsis:
About donating old broken toys that can be repaired to nurseries.

["Well look who's coming down the street.... my old.... friend.... Drool!!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Eggbert / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clarence Goodwin ?
Pencils:
Clarence Goodwin ?
Inks:
Clarence Goodwin ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Eggbert; Drool
Synopsis:
Eggbert talks to his friend Drool.

["Promptly at eight-thirty a gloved hand rings the bell of Miss Betty Thompkins apartment."] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Brain / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Bachle
Pencils:
Leo Bachle
Inks:
Leo Bachle
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gordon Bell [The Brain]; Betty Thompkins; Tomoto; Miss Bowen; McAuly
Synopsis:
The Brain trails a Japanese man to a funeral home.

["Howdy - I see you want a hired man!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Cornville Junction / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Keith
Pencils:
Frank Keith
Inks:
Frank Keith
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
A farmer interviews a prospective employee.

["I'm terribly worried about my young brother Dave..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Thunderfist / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo Bachle
Pencils:
Leo Bachle
Inks:
Leo Bachle
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Randy Steele [Thunderfist]; Beverley Holmes; Dave Holmes; Rusty Ryan; Slick Spence
Synopsis:
Gangsters have threatened Beverley's brother.

Indexer Notes

At the end of the story a devil is shown with the face of Hitler.

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

Club News & Views / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Letters:
?; typeset

Chapter 2.. Cavern's Collapse (Table of Contents: 12)

King Fury / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Kurly Lipas
Pencils:
Kurly Lipas
Inks:
Kurly Lipas
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
King Fury; Bill Mason; Hans Mueller; Tanya
Synopsis:
Tanya has a change of heart.

["Cha! R.C.A.F. bomb... trouble! Groan....."] (Table of Contents: 13)

Hitler Has Troubles! / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Clarence Goodwin ?
Pencils:
Clarence Goodwin ?
Inks:
Clarence Goodwin ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour; war
Characters:
Adolf Hitler; Hermann Goering
Synopsis:
Damage the Canadian bomber raids have done to Germany.

["A boiler maker by the name of Lou Cobb -"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Goofy Tales / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Lou Cobb
Synopsis:
Lou's ability to sleep at work, but not at home.

["Rumors create panic!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

Active Jim / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon Darian
Pencils:
Jon Darian
Inks:
Jon Darian
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Active Jim; Joan Brian; Mary; Lue; Max; Smitty Oberdorf
Synopsis:
A rumor that war savings certificates will be worthless after the war are causing students to sell them.

[Automatic Anti-Aircraft Gun] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Here's a Smashing Bargain!] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)