([October 19] 1945)

Columbia, 1943 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1945-10-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Publication Enterprises
Editing
Thomas DeAngelo [as Thos. DeAngelo] (managing editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Publication Enterprises, 369 Lexington Avenue, New York 17, N. Y. Entire contents copyright 1945 by Publication Enterprises, Licensed by McNaught Syndicate. Printed in U.S.A.

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1945, New Series, Volume 40, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 696509.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Finn / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lank Leonard (signed)
Pencils
Lank Leonard (signed)
Inks
Lank Leonard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mickey Finn; Uncle Phil; Mr. Mintmore

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

National Novelties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mickey Finn / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Lank Leonard (credited)
Pencils
Lank Leonard (credited)
Inks
Lank Leonard (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Lank Leonard ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After a nation-wide hunt, Mickey and Tom trapped the kidnappers...
Genre
adventure; humor; detective-mystery
Reprints
  • from Mickey Finn daily (McNaught Syndicate) 1938-10-01, 1938-10-03 - 1938-10-05 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. All four panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-06 [First two panels dropped. Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. Both panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-07 [First three panels dropped. Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of the panel. The panel was expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-08 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. All four panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-10 [First four panels dropped. Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of the panel. New dialogue panel added. The reprinted panel was expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-11 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. All four panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-12 [Original title on the original strip, "Startling News". Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. All four panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-13 - 1938-10-15 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. All four panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-17 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. Second and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-18 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. All four panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-20 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First and third panels expanded with new art on the right side. Second and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-21 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. All four panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-22 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First and third panels expanded with new art on the left side. Second and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-25 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First panel expanded with new art on the left side. Second and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides. Third panel expanded on the right side.]
  • 1938-10-26 - 1938-10-27 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. All four panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-10-28 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First and third panels expanded with new art on the right side. Second panel expanded with new art on the left and the right sides. Fourth panel expanded with new art on the left sides.]
  • 1938-10-29 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First and third panels expanded with new art on the right side. Second and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-11-01 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of the panel. First, second, and thirds panels dropped. Fourth panel expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-11-02 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of the panel. Second panel dropped. First, third, and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]

Indexer Notes

All dates, signature, and copyright information removed in the reprint from the original strips. October 19, October 24, and October 31, 1938, comic strips are not reprinted.

Original strip title found for October 11, 1938, in The Daily Item (Sunbury, Pennsylvania).

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

Mickey Finn / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Lank Leonard
Pencils
Lank Leonard
Inks
Lank Leonard
Colors
?
Letters
Lank Leonard ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm from the Plaza-Towers Hotel...
Genre
adventure; drama
Reprints
  • from Mickey Finn daily (McNaught Syndicate) 1938-11-03 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. Second, third, and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-11-04 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First panel expanded with new art on the right side. Second and fourth panels were expanded with new art on the right and the left sides. Third panel expanded with new art on the left side.]
  • 1938-11-05 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First through fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-11-07 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First panel, which is text only, is expanded on the left and the right sides. Second through fifth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-11-08 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First through fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-11-09 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides. Second panel expanded with new art on the right side. Third panel expanded with new art on the left side.]
  • 1938-11-10 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First through fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-11-11 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First panel is expanded with new art on the left and the the side. Second and third panels dropped. Fourth panel expanded on the left side with a narrative box and expanded with new art on the right side.]
  • 1938-11-12 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First, third, and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides. Second panel expanded with new art on the left side.]
  • 1938-11-15 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First through fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-11-16 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First through fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-11-17 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First, second, and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides. Third panel is expanded with new art on the left side.]
  • 1939-11-18 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. Second and fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides. hird panel is expanded with new art on the left side.]
  • 1939-11-19 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First through fourth panels expanded with new art on the left and the right sides.]

Indexer Notes

Though continuing the story from the previous sequence, the reappearance of the Mickey Finn logo indicates a new "chapter."

All dates, signature, and copyright information removed in the reprint from the original strips.

November 14, 1938, comic strip is not reprinted.

Oh Boy!! Will You Get a Kick Out of These Tattoo Transfers (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

National Novelties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mickey Finn / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Lank Leonard
Pencils
Lank Leonard
Inks
Lank Leonard
Colors
?
Letters
Lank Leonard ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Was Flossie's boss sore 'cause she left the store early yesterday to have dinner with us, Tom?
Genre
adventure; humor; detective-mystery
Reprints
  • from Mickey Finn daily (McNaught Syndicate) 1938-11-25 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. Second panel expanded with new art on the left side. Third panel expanded on the right side.]
  • 1938-11-26 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First through second panels dropped. Fourth panel expanded on the right side.]
  • 1938-11-28 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First through third panels dropped. Fourth panel expanded on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-11-30 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. Second and fourth panels expanded with new art on the right side. Third panel expanded with new art on the left side.]
  • 1938-12-01 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. New dialogue panel added. First panel expanded on the left side. Fourth panel expanded on the left and the right sides.]
  • 1938-12-02 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. New dialogue panel added. Second and third panels expanded on the right side.]
  • 1938-12-03 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. New dialogue panel added. Second panel expanded with new art on the left side. Long third panel was expanded to fit across the entire comic book page, figures of Mickey, Tom, and Flossie on the left side of the panel moved further left increasing the space between them and the rest of the women on the panel.]
  • 1938-12-05 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First panel expanded on the left side. Third panel expanded on the right side, two figures on the right side moved further away from the other characters. Fourth panel expanded on the left side.]
  • 1938-12-06 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First, second, and fifth panels expanded on the left and the right sides. New third dialogue panel added. Fourth panel expanded on the left side.]
  • 1938-12-07 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First panel dropped. Second panel expanded on the left and the right sides, sign on right side moved away from the characters so new art not added. Third and fourth panels expanded on the right side.]
  • 1938-12-08 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First panel expanded on the left and the right sides. Second panel trimmed on the right and the left sides. Third panel trimmed on the right side. Fourth panel trimmed on left side.]
  • 1938-12-09 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First panel expanded in the middle, characters separated on the left and the right sides by an empty space. Second and third panels expanded on the left and the right sides. Fourth panel expanded on the right side.]
  • 1938-12-10 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. New dialogue panel added. Second and third panels expanded on the left side. Fourth panel expanded on the right side.]
  • 1938-12-12 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First, third, and fourth panels expanded on the left side. Second panel expanded on the left and the right sides.
    1938-12-13 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First and third panels expanded on the left side.]
  • 1938-12-14 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. Second panel expanded on the right side, the artwork on the right side itself moved over opening a blank space in the middle. Third panel expanded on the right and the left side. Fourth panel expanded on the right side.]
  • 1938-12-15 [Trimmed at bottom 1/5th of all the panels. First and second panels expanded on the right and the left sides. Third panel expanded on the right side. Fourth panel expanded in the middle, characters on both sides of the panel further separated out by a blank space.]

Indexer Notes

Though continuing the story from the previous sequence, the reappearance of the Mickey Finn logo indicates a new "chapter."

All dates, signature, and copyright information removed in the reprint from the original strips.

November 29, 1938, comic strip is not reprinted.

Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by Ray Bottorff Jr (since 2020-01-16, last edit 2020-01-16)
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Finn
  2. 1. ["Fun! Thrills! Excitement! America's future is in the air - learn how to fly"]
    National Novelties
  3. 2. ["After a nation-wide hunt, Mickey and Tom trapped the kidnappers..."]
    Mickey Finn
  4. 3. ["I'm from the Plaza-Towers Hotel..."]
    Mickey Finn
  5. 4. Oh Boy!! Will You Get a Kick Out of These Tattoo Transfers
    National Novelties
  6. 5. ["Was Flossie's boss sore 'cause she left the store early yesterday to have dinner with us, Tom?"]
    Mickey Finn
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