([circa May 1945])

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

[Snap!] (Table of Contents)

Cinder Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cinder Smith
Keywords:
train

[Commander Repeating Play Gun] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mr. K. (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dr. Blue; Blackie Hargrave; Guy De Smyth; Gerard Fallesby Heron; J. P. Dorgan; Mr. K [Kumbar Dali]
Synopsis:
Men who own a jewel from the Kumbar set are being stalked by an oriental.

["Sorry, Myrtle but I'm detained by a pressin' engagement"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Canadian Capers / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Hy Moyer
Pencils:
Hy Moyer
Inks:
Hy Moyer
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Seven cartoons based on real life incidents.

The Men From Mars (Table of Contents: 4)

Thunderfist / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Steele
Pencils:
Ted Steele
Inks:
Ted Steele
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Thunderfist [Randy King]; Frank Grafton; Brent
Synopsis:
An astronomer claims that Earth will be invaded by men from Mars.

Indexer Notes

Thunderfist's last name is changed from Steele to King here.

"Dinny" Dinosaur (Table of Contents: 5)

Young's Whittle Craft / activity / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Young
Pencils:
Bob Young
Inks:
Bob Young
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dinny

Indexer Notes

How to carve a wooden sauropod dinosaur.

["The Mongoose is trying to solve the theft of a safe - containing $50,000 - from a water front bank"] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Bill Thomas
Pencils:
Bill Thomas
Inks:
Bill Thomas
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour; detective-mystery
Characters:
Mongoose; Tom
Synopsis:
A disappearing swimmer helps the Mongoose solve a crime.

["Our story begins in the town of Cross-Creek about 200 miles west of Cinder's tower!!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Cinder Smith / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cinder Smith; Jim; Joe
Synopsis:
Crooks try to steal a million dollars worth of gold from a train.

The Log Cabin Mystery! (Table of Contents: 8)

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]; Henrietta
Synopsis:
Jordan, Henrietta and her grandfather are going to a cabin she rented.

["Red has been asked to appear before Group-Captain Clark at an Allied base, in northern Australia..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Red Thortan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Red Thortan; Group-Captain Clark; Mike; Kloos; Sue
Synopsis:
Red has to get a correspondent out of a Japanese-heavy region.

["....I don't know why a popular girl like you should waste her time writing to me, but I certainly appreciate it!!!!!!!!!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre:
humour; teen
Characters:
Jeannie Graham; Penny Matthews; Skeets; Steve
Synopsis:
Penny is writing to a soldier.

Indexer Notes

Contains a notice that the Penny's Diary radio show has moved to Thursday nights.

["Er, Joey, shouldn't we wait for Jim??"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
humour; teen
Characters:
Joan Brian; Joey Clark; Active Jim; Tubby
Synopsis:
Joey tries to spend time with Joan away from Jim.

["What's this?! Looks as if somebody is trying to get away with murder! - And that's where the 'Brain' steps into the picture!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
André Kulbach
Pencils:
André Kulbach
Inks:
André Kulbach
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Brain [Gordon Bell]; Fatty; Pedro; Helen Brown; Frank Brown; Arturo; Fernando
Synopsis:
The Brain comes across two men throwing a girl off a bridge.

[30" Supermarine "Spitfire"] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Always Lots of Fun With This Play-Gun] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)