([circa January 1944])

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

How Many Robots Can You Find? (Table of Contents)

King Fury / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Tonee Tone
Keywords:
robot

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

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

["Dixon of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police starts out in search of fur smugglers."] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dixon of the Mounted / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
René L. Kulbach
Pencils:
René L. Kulbach
Inks:
René L. Kulbach
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wayne Dixon; Turpin; Red-Trapper; White-fang
Synopsis:
Looking for fur trappers, Dixon finds Japanese soldiers.

Indexer Notes

Art is dated 1944.

["Show the little girl your doll, dear"] (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour

["Fire inspector Coltsfoot Bilberry Hogmire -"] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Coltsfoot Bilberry Hogmire
Synopsis:
The fate of a too strict fire inspector.

["When it came to hockey George Henry Eli -"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
George Henry Eli; Oscar Alphonso Reversal Gates
Synopsis:
The difference between two hockey players.

How Many Robots Can You Find On the Cover? (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Adrian Dingle ?
Pencils:
Adrian Dingle
Inks:
Adrian Dingle
Letters:
?

["The mighty Thunderfist lies on the cabin floor of a Canadian derelict steamer practice target ship..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Thunderfist / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thunderfist [Randy Steele]; Jack Johnston; Fred Smithers
Synopsis:
Investigating a murder, Thunderfist is knocked out and placed on ship being used for bomber practice.

Indexer Notes

Randy Steele is suddenly a reporter in this story.

["Got to get this message off my chest pronto."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Characters:
Active Jim
Synopsis:
Sending books to the boys overseas.

The Robot Menace (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tonee Tone; King Fury; Dr. John Tone; Hans; Stuerer
Synopsis:
Nazis steal Dr. Tone's robot.

[""Professor Punk" works late into the night on his new invention!!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Professor Punk / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Brunt
Pencils:
Harry Brunt
Inks:
Harry Brunt
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Professor Punk; Adolf Hitler (picture)
Synopsis:
Professor Punk comes up with a new idea to win the war.

["Sir, we have noodle soup an' coffee on the menu to-day!!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Horatio Emerson Goose-Pimples III; Percival Waldo Odourus Goose-Pimples II [Stinky]; Binks Ginks; Jinks Ginks; Jack; Wadsworth

Indexer Notes

Five one-panel cartoons.

["Quick Sir Burpingham!! There's a great big leopard!! Shoot him on the spot!!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Sir Burpingham; Homer

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel cartoons, and one three-panel cartoon.

["Only too glad to have you, Jim, I've got a new sanding crew on behind -- hope they'll do - got to take what you can get nowadays."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Active Jim; Joan Brian; Mr. Wilks; Mr. Blake
Synopsis:
Jim discovers a street sander mixing glass with the sand.

["Red! Someone is coming!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Capt. Red Thortan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Red Thortan; Dale Howath; Mola
Synopsis:
Red and Dale escape from the Japanese.

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

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

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

Characters:
Active Jim

["Well, we're all set to hunt those "U" boats - let go of that stern line Professor!!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Tugboat Toby / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Tugboat Toby; Professor
Synopsis:
The tug is on the search for enemy submarines.

["The Brain was captured by McAuly and Tomoto..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Brain [Gordon Bell]; McAuly
Synopsis:
The Brain escapes from the grave.

["Shine sir?"] (Table of Contents: 18)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Keywords:
barber

[Automatic Anti-Aircraft Gun] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Easy-Go" Eastman] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. How Many Robots Can You Find?
    King Fury
  2. 1. [Canada's Greatest Comic Magazines]
  3. 2. ["Dixon of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police starts out in search of fur smugglers."]
    Dixon of the Mounted
  4. 3. ["Show the little girl your doll, dear"]
  5. 4. ["Fire inspector Coltsfoot Bilberry Hogmire -"]
    Goofy Tales
  6. 5. ["When it came to hockey George Henry Eli -"]
    Goofy Tales
  7. 6. How Many Robots Can You Find On the Cover?
  8. 7. ["The mighty Thunderfist lies on the cabin floor of a Canadian derelict steamer practice target ship..."]
    Thunderfist
  9. 8. ["Got to get this message off my chest pronto."]
    Active Jim's Message
  10. 9. The Robot Menace
    King Fury
  11. 10. [""Professor Punk" works late into the night on his new invention!!"]
    Professor Punk
  12. 11. ["Sir, we have noodle soup an' coffee on the menu to-day!!"]
    Laff and Be Happy
  13. 12. ["Quick Sir Burpingham!! There's a great big leopard!! Shoot him on the spot!!"]
    Laff and Be Happy
  14. 13. ["Only too glad to have you, Jim, I've got a new sanding crew on behind -- hope they'll do - got to take what you can get nowadays."]
    Active Jim
  15. 14. ["Red! Someone is coming!"]
    Capt. Red Thortan
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Club News & Views
  17. 16. ["Well, we're all set to hunt those "U" boats - let go of that stern line Professor!!"]
    Tugboat Toby
  18. 17. ["The Brain was captured by McAuly and Tomoto..."]
    The Brain
  19. 18. ["Shine sir?"]
  20. 19. [Automatic Anti-Aircraft Gun]
  21. 20. ["Easy-Go" Eastman]
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  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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