(August 1942)

Lev Gleason, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1942-06-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic House, Inc.
Brand
Published by Comic House Inc.
Editing
Charles Biro; Bob Wood
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.; later standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Crimebuster; Bombshell / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Inks
Charles Biro [as Biro] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Crimebuster [Chuck Chandler]; Young Robinhood; Bombshell; Swoop Storm; Japanese (villains); Squeeks (monkey)
Keywords
planes; tank; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Touch of the Leper (Table of Contents: 2)

Crimebuster / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Biro
Pencils
Charles Biro
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So long, O'Roarke, if I never see your puss again it'll...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Leper (first appearance); Crimebuster [Chuck Chandler]; Squeeks (monkey); O'Roarke; Barbara

Indexer Notes

Crimebuster's monkey is officially named Squeeks in this issue. In Daredevil Comics #9, in the story "On Mystery Mountain," Crimebuster's monkey was called Gargantua.

Thumbs Up, America (Table of Contents: 3)

Young Robinhood / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alan Mandel
Inks
Alan Mandel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the night came shadows of the past...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Robinhood's band [Fatso [Friar Tuck]; Freckles [Little John]; Shorty [Big Doc]] (introduction all); Young Robinhood

[Alexandre Tchekolin] (Table of Contents: 4)

Boy Comics Hero of the Month / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood ?
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Ed Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alexandre Tchekolin, the Russian youth who sold his life dearly that Germany's vicious...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Alexandre Tchekolin; Nazis (villains)
Keywords
Russia; World War II

Indexer Notes

Based on the story of Alexander Pavlovich Chekalin.

[The Fire Trick] (Table of Contents: 5)

Rabbit Foote / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No use going into a lot of detail--
Characters
Rabbit Foote

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[Striker the Assassin] (Table of Contents: 8)

Bombshell / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Wood ?
Pencils
Norman Maurer
Inks
Norman Maurer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last month, Bombshell escaped to the English shores with Nazi plans for the...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Striker (first appearance); Bombshell; Betty; Fuseg; Nazis
Keywords
U-boat

The Murder Mite (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Woody Hamilton
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Snooty Morgan was not the kind of a guy you could love or hate.
Characters
Snooty Morgan; Agnes; Blackie
Synopsis
Snooty captures the Moroni gang single-handedly.
Keywords
Broadway

The Case of Tony Delara (Table of Contents: 10)

Case #1003 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Wood
Pencils
Bob Wood
Inks
Bob Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Anything and everything one does in life must have a...
Genre
crime
Characters
Tony Delara; Jeanne Conrad; Ronny Hill; Mr. Smith; Ryan

[The Curse of Captain Hogan] (Table of Contents: 11)

Swoop Storm / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Volp
Inks
Frank Volp
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tragedy stalked the Atlantic seaboard...
Characters
Swoop Storm; Winkie; Hogan; Nazis (villains)
Keywords
Mary Ann (ship); U-boat

Armenia (Table of Contents: 12)

Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney M. Elias
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember the story as told by the Bible how Noah and his...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Information about stamps including ads for stamp collecting.

[The Defense Bond Campaign] (Table of Contents: 13)

Little Wise Guys / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Biro ?
Pencils
Bart Tumey
Inks
Bart Tumey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I ain't hidin' no Jap in my butcher shop!
Characters
Little Wise Guys [Dodo; Muggsy; Frank; Gimp; Specs]; Clancey

[Alabeezer the Alchemist] (Table of Contents: 14)

Yankee Longago / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whew! That was some workout we got in...
Characters
Yankee Longago; Alabeezer; Cassius; Brutus; Cleopatra; Marc Antony; Roma
Keywords
time travel

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

Crime Does Not Pay / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

United States Savings Bonds and Stamps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Crimebuster; Bombshell
  2. 1. ["Buy war stamps today and every day!"]
  3. 2. The Touch of the Leper
    Crimebuster
  4. 3. Thumbs Up, America
    Young Robinhood
  5. 4. [Alexandre Tchekolin]
    Boy Comics Hero of the Month
  6. 5. [The Fire Trick]
    Rabbit Foote
  7. 6. ["The comic magazine that dared to be different gives you the..."]
    Daredevil Comics
  8. 7. ["Contest winners announced"]
  9. 8. [Striker the Assassin]
    Bombshell
  10. 9. The Murder Mite
  11. 10. The Case of Tony Delara
    Case #1003
  12. 11. [The Curse of Captain Hogan]
    Swoop Storm
  13. 12. Armenia
    Stamps
  14. 13. [The Defense Bond Campaign]
    Little Wise Guys
  15. 14. [Alabeezer the Alchemist]
    Yankee Longago
  16. 15. ["I sentence you to 365 days of thrilling enjoyment in..."]
    Crime Does Not Pay
  17. 16. ["A special message to the boys and girls of America from..."]
    United States Savings Bonds and Stamps
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Arthur Lortie
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