(July 1948)

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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Premium Group of Comics
Editing
Robert D. Wheeler; Katharine Urban (story editor); Mel Cummin (art advisor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Young King Cole / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams (signed as A. McWilliams)
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Young King Cole

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

Cole Clues / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
editors and readers
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

this is the inside-front cover

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

Young King Cole / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Young King Cole clashes with a gang of smugglers, the result is flareguns and fireworks!
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
Young King Cole; Iris Norland; Whip Steele; Burke Kelley; Ursus Graham; John Barton; Sloppy John
Synopsis
Deported criminals are smuggled back into the United States hidden in fish barrels.

Indexer Notes

The art is very similar to the McWilliams-signed cover and his signed story in Airboy (Hillman, 1945 series) #3.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm your friend - I'll stick to you...
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

No title or 'feature'

Plant Me Now and Dig Me Later! (Table of Contents: 4)

Inspector Klooz / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
JCA (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Time Will Tell (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mike Ryan (police officer; becomes detective)
Reprints

The Case of the Mute Mountain Lions (Table of Contents: 6)

Dr. Drew the Zoo Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
Joe Certa
Letters
?

Characters
Dr. Whisper Drew; Mikko (monkey); Snoupe (partner); Zan (partner); Larry Flint (crooked rancher); Lone Hawk
Synopsis
Dr. Drew has been sent for by the Cattlemen's Association to catch a band of mountain lions who have been killing cattle.

Indexer Notes

Art identical to the "Dr. Drew the Zoo Man" story in issue #v3 #10 of "Young King Cole" credited to Certa.

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

Heathcliff the Hobo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, can I get under that umbrella?
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milt Hammer
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
Milt Hammer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you're so smart - how would you...
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

no 'feature' or title

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Toni Gayle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Plate
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
Janice Valleau ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A modeling job in Redstone Park, that treasury of natural wonders, leads Toni into perils that would have made even the hardest pioneer women blanch with fear!
Characters
Toni Gayle; Biff Muggson; Chick; Mary Lake; Hal Brown; Brock; Allen
Synopsis
An actress is killed for real when the TV show is on the air. It is a frame up to get hold of certain blackmail papers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pete Riss is spotted by his tapering faces with eyes far apart.

Inker could be Valleau.

The Case of the Murdered Gangster (Table of Contents: 10)

Larry Broderick, Detective / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Will Hammell (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Boitram the Boiglar / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant (signed)
Inks
Art Helfant (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Young King Cole
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Cole Clues
  3. 2. ["When Young King Cole clashes with a gang of smugglers, the result is flareguns and fireworks!"]
    Young King Cole
  4. 3. ["I'm your friend - I'll stick to you..."]
  5. 4. Plant Me Now and Dig Me Later!
    Inspector Klooz
  6. 5. Time Will Tell
  7. 6. The Case of the Mute Mountain Lions
    Dr. Drew the Zoo Man
  8. 7. ["Say, can I get under that umbrella?"]
    Heathcliff the Hobo
  9. 8. ["If you're so smart - how would you..."]
  10. 9. ["A modeling job in Redstone Park, that treasury of natural wonders, leads Toni into perils that would have made even the hardest pioneer women blanch with fear!"]
    Toni Gayle
  11. 10. The Case of the Murdered Gangster
    Larry Broderick, Detective
  12. 11. ["So!"]
    Boitram the Boiglar
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