(February 7, 1950)

George A. Pflaum, 1946 Series
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Volume
5
Price
[none]
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Every two weeks during the school year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Geo. A. Pflaum, Publisher, Inc.
Editing
Joseph G. Schaller, Jr.
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S., Later Standard Silver Age U.S., Later Still Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

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


St. Valentine A.D. 269 (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Inks
Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical; religious
Characters
St. Valentine
Reprints

Captain Tootsie Finds Treasure Chest (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Chuck White / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The happiest days of Chuck's life have become the saddest.
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Chuck White; Mr. White (Chuck's father); Mrs. White (Chuck's mother); unnamed teachers and students
Synopsis
Chuck's father plans to move the family away from Steeltown for a new job in a big city.

Indexer Notes

Serialized story from previous issue, to be continued in next issue.

Cannon and Cutlass Part II (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Borth (signed)
Inks
Frank Borth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; historical; war
Characters
Commodore Stephen Decatur; Tripolitan captain; Daniel Frazier; Commodore Bainbridge; Admiral Rais Hammida; Consul Nissen
Synopsis
Story of Commodore Decatur's battles with the Barbary pirates during the early 1800s.
Keywords
Algeria; Tripoli; Tunis

Indexer Notes

Part two of story continued from previous issue.

Curry in Everything (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Eric St. Clair [as Ray St. Clair]
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
the bear; traveling salesman; the loggers
Synopsis
As an inexperienced cook in a logging camp, the bear adds curry powder to everything he cooks.

Indexer Notes

Text story with three illustrations.

The Council of Jerusalem (Table of Contents: 5)

Acts of the Apostles / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sidney Quinn [as Sid Quinn] (signed)
Inks
Sidney Quinn [as Sid Quinn] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
religious
Characters
Barnabus; Saint Paul; Saint Peter; James
Synopsis
Peter's ministry to Gentiles causes the Council of Jerusalem, where the believers finally come to an agreement on how they will integrate Gentiles into their faith.
Reprints

Games to Make and Play on a Dreary Dismal Day (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Huffman (signed)
Pencils
Frank Huffman (signed)
Inks
Frank Huffman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Jinx of the Lazy Y [Part 6] (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gil Tracker; Bobby; Joe; Joe's father
Synopsis
Tracker accuses Joe's father of stealing cattle.

Indexer Notes

Serialized story.

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

It Happens Here: A Story of Young Citizens / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Inks
Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What does that mean?
Genre
drama
Characters
Paul; Ned; Bob; Sam Bernstein
Synopsis
Kids from the Marshall School try to bully and pick fights with students from St. Martins and a Jewish Religion school.
Keywords
Brotherhood Week

Indexer Notes

Serialized story

Polar Capers (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Rice [as Rice] (signed)
Pencils
Bob Rice [as Rice] (signed)
Inks
Bob Rice [as Rice] (signed)
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Here's What Teachers Think of the Messengers and Treasure Chest (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. St. Valentine A.D. 269
  2. 1. Captain Tootsie Finds Treasure Chest
    Captain Tootsie
  3. 2. ["The happiest days of Chuck's life have become the saddest."]
    Chuck White
  4. 3. Cannon and Cutlass Part II
  5. 4. Curry in Everything
  6. 5. The Council of Jerusalem
    Acts of the Apostles
  7. 6. Games to Make and Play on a Dreary Dismal Day
  8. 7. The Jinx of the Lazy Y [Part 6]
  9. 8. ["What does that mean?"]
    It Happens Here: A Story of Young Citizens
  10. 9. Polar Capers
  11. 10. Here's What Teachers Think of the Messengers and Treasure Chest
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