([circa November 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Active Jim / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sport
Characters:
Active Jim
Keywords:
goalie; hockey

[Want Some Cash?] (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

An offer to buy back certain issues of Bell Features books.

The Oriental Nightmare (Table of Contents)

Dr. Blue and Blackie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Marc L. Borgatta
Pencils:
Marc L. Borgatta
Inks:
Marc L. Borgatta
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dr. Blue; Blackie Hargrave; John Saunders; Wung Foo; Mr. Kirby; Okada Locoi
Synopsis:
Dr. Blue and Blackie get tangled up in a murder in Chinatown.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Saakel
Inks:
Ross Saakel
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Cut heads out of pictures and place on the headless drawings.

The Noodle for Mayor (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ross Saakel
Pencils:
Ross Saakel
Inks:
Ross Saakel
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour; superhero
Characters:
The Noodle [Jordan Chimes]; McGurk
Synopsis:
McGurk is cheating to win, but the Noodle stands up to him.

["En route to work one morning Randy Steele notes"] (Table of Contents)

Thunderfist / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Randy Steele [Thunderfist]; Joe Burk; Dr. Dyke; Verner
Synopsis:
A mock invasion of the city is conducted... using real Nazis.

Indexer Notes

Plot elements and panels swiped from The Conquest of a City in Superman #18.

Get the Ghost (Table of Contents)

The Panthers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Tedd Steele
Pencils:
Tedd Steele
Inks:
Tedd Steele
Letters:
?

Genre:
sport
Characters:
Cy Bell; Gladys; Tedd Steele [The Ghost]; Elmer Lee; Jack Thomas; Harold Hopper; Frank King; Teddy Williams
Synopsis:
Tedd Steele is having trouble writing about the Panthers hockey team because they are too good and win every time.

["That's right! Blame all your troubles on me!"] (Table of Contents)

Penny's Diary / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Patricia Joudry
Pencils:
Doris Slater
Inks:
Doris Slater
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Penny Matthews; Jeanie Graham; Johnny Carter; Teddy; Judy
Synopsis:
Penny breaks all her new year's resolutions in one day.

Indexer Notes

Has a notice for the Penny's Diary radio show.

Revolt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ross Saakel
Pencils:
Ross Saakel
Inks:
Ross Saakel
Letters:
?

Genre:
history
Characters:
Simon Bolivar; Conchita
Synopsis:
Simon Bolivar's revolution.

Active Club Panthers (Table of Contents)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sport
Characters:
Bill Mackey; Jack Romanelli; Jim Yeaman; Howie Lee; Tommy Bennett; Jack Thomas; Harold Hopper; Frank King; Teddy Williams; Don Couch; Jack Punnett; Geo. McLagen; Bill Daley; Vernon Buffey

Indexer Notes

Drawings, names and positions of the players for the Panthers hockey team.

Reporting Panthers Games (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sport

Indexer Notes

The pre-season games and rankings of the Panthers hockey team up to December 19, 1944.

Members of the Active Club! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A list of members.

["Again we start the ball rolling with a letter from England------"] (Table of Contents)

Active Jim's Club News and Views / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Active Jim

["It's always nice to come in here and look at the priceless art treasures!"] (Table of Contents)

The Brain / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Gordon Bell [The Brain]; Rocky
Synopsis:
The Brain overhears two thugs casing a museum.

["Due to recent and somewhat alarming victories in China!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Fred Kelly
Pencils:
Fred Kelly
Inks:
Fred Kelly
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Red Thortan; Shorty; Haki; Sir Clive Brock
Synopsis:
Red has to rescue a Canadian plane shot down in the jungle.

["Willy, will you go to the laundry and get our washing here's the laundry ticket and the money"] (Table of Contents)

Willy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Alton; Ed Alton
Pencils:
Carl Alton; Ed Alton
Inks:
Carl Alton; Ed Alton
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Willy; Wong
Synopsis:
Willy goes to the laundry, but loses the ticket.

["Gee! That musta been a colossal land mine!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Print your own snapshots at a fraction of the cost!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)