([circa March 1946])

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)

Torr / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Adrian Dingle
Inks:
Adrian Dingle
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Torr

[Magic Bubbles] (Table of Contents: 1)

Fun Fair / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
L. G. Whalen
Pencils:
L. G. Whalen
Inks:
L. G. Whalen
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel cartoons.

["In the year 2946 A.D. mental throwbacks to the year 1946 force their way out of Earth's "Mental Moron Clinic""] (Table of Contents: 2)

Torr / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Dak
Pencils:
Paul Dak
Inks:
Paul Dak
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Neuro; Professor Brighton; General Wargate; Torr; Bill
Synopsis:
Lunatics capture Professor Brighton and his new weapon plans.

["T'try and find 'nother landlord, like th' Torontonian, who'll rent only t'famblies with kids"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Dibs and Dabs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Five one-panel gags based on news stories.

["Keep yer whiskers outta th' purr-pellor, Gramp!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Nothing But the Truth! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour; non-fiction
Characters:
Izzy Brite; Gramp Brite

Indexer Notes

Five one-panel gags based on news items.

["A cool summer breeze rustled the leaves outside the late Grant Willis' tomb."] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Wing / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Lazare
Pencils:
Jerry Lazare
Inks:
Jerry Lazare
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fred; Susan; Trixie Rogers [The Wing]; Mr. Roog; Fry; Grant Willis
Synopsis:
Fred and Susan seem to be haunted by Uncle Grant.

[Electric Eel] (Table of Contents: 6)

So Help Me / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel cartoons.

["Jist another o' them labour savin' gadjets - it'll save me from gittin' hoarse a-talkin' to m'self all day"] (Table of Contents: 7)

So Help Me / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humour

Indexer Notes

Three one-panel cartoons.

["On the bridge of a slow moving tramp steamer, just off the African coast, two men scan the approaching shore!!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Steve Storms / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Steve Storms; Ivan; Gregor; Konda
Synopsis:
Ivan and Gregor illegally set up a camp to create atomic bombs.

["Hi ya gang!! Lend your ears to this - something that'll put us on easy street!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

J. C. Flatbottom / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humour
Characters:
J. C. Flatbottom; Mr. Dickey
Synopsis:
J. C. and the boys get a chance to make a record.

["Bang"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Taffy Tumbleweed / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humour; western-frontier
Characters:
Taffy Tumbleweed; Tee-Biskit; Silas Geech; J. B. Jessop
Synopsis:
Taffy helps J. B. with his mortgage.

T. D. Bear (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
T. D. Bear
Synopsis:
T. D.'s car runs out of gas.

The Polite Pirate! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Jerry Lazare
Pencils:
Jerry Lazare
Inks:
Jerry Lazare
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr. Leo Bangali; Eric Rude [Jean Lafette]; The Dreamer [Dr. Kent Marlow]; Roger Pry
Synopsis:
A man learns he's the direct descendent of the pirate Jean Lafette, so he dresses as a priate and robs people as Jean Lafette.

["Our story opens in a small bar on the east side of a large North American city..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

Guy Powers Secret Agent / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Tony Galoni; Sparky [Edward Greg]; Guy Powers; Red
Synopsis:
Some thugs are running the old protection racket, but with a flamethrower.

["Mike Sands and his little Spanish ward "Tales" drive right into an adventure..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

Top Hat 'n' Tales / comic story / 4 ? pages (report information)

Script:
Ross Mendes
Pencils:
Ross Mendes
Inks:
Ross Mendes
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Top Hat [Mark Sands]; Tales; Jacques; Jumbo; Mona
Synopsis:
Top Hat and Tales encounter some crooks trying to dispose of a gal whose face was ruined by fake beauty cream.

["Third time in a row he's coughed Len out of a game -"] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Look for Slam-Bang Comics in full colour on all newsstands next week"] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Torr
  2. 1. [Magic Bubbles]
    Fun Fair
  3. 2. ["In the year 2946 A.D. mental throwbacks to the year 1946 force their way out of Earth's "Mental Moron Clinic""]
    Torr
  4. 3. ["T'try and find 'nother landlord, like th' Torontonian, who'll rent only t'famblies with kids"]
    Dibs and Dabs
  5. 4. ["Keep yer whiskers outta th' purr-pellor, Gramp!"]
    Nothing But the Truth!
  6. 5. ["A cool summer breeze rustled the leaves outside the late Grant Willis' tomb."]
    The Wing
  7. 6. [Electric Eel]
    So Help Me
  8. 7. ["Jist another o' them labour savin' gadjets - it'll save me from gittin' hoarse a-talkin' to m'self all day"]
    So Help Me
  9. 8. ["On the bridge of a slow moving tramp steamer, just off the African coast, two men scan the approaching shore!!"]
    Steve Storms
  10. 9. ["Hi ya gang!! Lend your ears to this - something that'll put us on easy street!"]
    J. C. Flatbottom
  11. 10. ["Bang"]
    Taffy Tumbleweed
  12. 11. T. D. Bear
  13. 12. The Polite Pirate!
    The Dreamer
  14. 13. ["Our story opens in a small bar on the east side of a large North American city..."]
    Guy Powers Secret Agent
  15. 14. ["Mike Sands and his little Spanish ward "Tales" drive right into an adventure..."]
    Top Hat 'n' Tales
  16. 15. ["Third time in a row he's coughed Len out of a game -"]
  17. 16. ["Look for Slam-Bang Comics in full colour on all newsstands next week"]
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