([circa 1945])

J. Edward Slavin, 1945 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
J. Edward Slavin
Editing
J. Edward “Jack” Slavin (editor, publisher)

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com

No date given in indicia or rest of the comic. However story content refers to scrap paper drives and defeating the Axis powers Germany and Japan, making this comic produced at least prior to May 1945. Issue number two refers to the atom bombs and had reported to the U.S. Copyright Office a publication date of February 23, 1946, making issue #77 the probable actual first issue. (as reported by Ken Quattro in the Comics History Exchange page on Facebook, 27 August 2016).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chic Courage / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
war
Characters
Chic Courage; Sheriff Jack; F.B.I. Agent; Red Badge; Dennis Dean

Indexer Notes

'Sheriff' misspelled as 'Shiriff.'

The Courage That Counts (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis
The life of Congressman Bill Miller.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Chic Courage / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of all the daring feats carried out by the United States Navy...
Genre
war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Sheriff Jack / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Many a person could be saved from a life of crime...
Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Sheriff Jack Courage was based on Sheriff J. Edward "Jack" Slavin, a Sheriff from Connecticut and also editor and publisher of this comic.

Working for Victory (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 5 pages (report information)

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Characters
Uncle Sam; Danny; Dot
Synopsis
Danny and Dot burn their scrap paper in a bonfire. Uncle Sam admonishes them by demonstrating all the useful purposes for scrap paper in the war effort.

Indexer Notes

PSA for the scrap paper drive.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dennis Dean / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Leo Bachle [as Leo] (signed)
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Leo Bachle [as Leo] (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
When does a man need his courage most?
Genre
detective-mystery

The F.B.I. and How It Works (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
crime

Bad Boy (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
drama
Synopsis
Dave Henry is a juvenile delinquent, but eventually grows out of it to become a judge.

Indexer Notes

A very solemn story, but rendered in a loose cartoon style.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Red Badge of Courage / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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This month, the red badge of courage is awarded to Jake...
Genre
animal; war
Synopsis
The story of a US Marine unit's heroic dog Jake.

[Medals] (Table of Contents: 9)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Chic Courage
  2. 1. The Courage That Counts
  3. 2. ["Of all the daring feats carried out by the United States Navy..."]
    Chic Courage
  4. 3. ["Many a person could be saved from a life of crime..."]
    Sheriff Jack
  5. 4. Working for Victory
  6. 5. ["When does a man need his courage most?"]
    Dennis Dean
  7. 6. The F.B.I. and How It Works
  8. 7. Bad Boy
  9. 8. ["This month, the red badge of courage is awarded to Jake..."]
    Red Badge of Courage
  10. 9. [Medals]
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