(November 23, 1961)

George A. Pflaum, 1946 Series
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Volume
17
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
every two weeks during the school year
On-sale Date
1961-11-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Geo. A. Pflaum, Publisher, Inc.
Editing
Richard J. Voelkel; Barbara A. Snider (associate editor); Victor Keuping (art director); Carl Beacham (copy editor); James J. Pflaum (editor-in-chief)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1961 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[Guest of Honor] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Keywords
Thanksgiving

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

Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you arrange the letters...

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

The Champ and the Pirates / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Captain Frank Moss (credited)
Pencils
Frank Borth (signed)
Inks
Frank Borth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a hidden storeroom inside the ancient Spanish fort...
Genre
adventure
Characters
General Felix Lagarto; Slim; Frumson
Synopsis
Frumson discovers a plot to steal his ship to deliver arms to a South American revolutionary.
Keywords
pirate

Indexer Notes

Story continues next issue.

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

This Godless Communism / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today, outside the walls of communist headquarters in Moscow...
Genre
advocacy; history
Characters
Vladimir Lenin; Joseph Stalin; Leon Trotsky
Synopsis
A biography of Lenin from his youth thru the beginning of the Communist Revolution in Russia in 1917.
Keywords
communism; marxism

Indexer Notes

Crandall credit per Nick Caputo, April 2014.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Talking It Over With Father John / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Father John]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever find yourself strolling around...
Genre
religious

The Many Uses of Bark (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Thaddeus T. Bark
Synopsis
The various ways that tree bark may be used.
Keywords
canoe; Chippewa Indians; cinnamon

The Gorilla, the Bear, the Circus Part 3 (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Eric St. Clair (credited)
Pencils
Paul Eismann (credited)
Inks
Paul Eismann (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Story continues next issue.

Balance and the Center of Gravity (Table of Contents: 7)

Treasure Chest Experimental Station / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Hironaka
Inks
Pete Hironaka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; math & science
Characters
Dr. Gunther Q. Mouse; Murphy
Synopsis
Science experiments dealing with balance and the center of gravity of objects.

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

Chuck White and his Friends / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Moss [as Max Pine] (signed)
Pencils
Fran Matera (signed)
Inks
Fran Matera (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Attracted by the smell of fresh fish...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Chuck White; Tony; Wilson Browne; Ed Walters
Synopsis
A bear attacks the campsite.

Indexer Notes

Story continues next issue.
Max Pine was an alias of Frank Moss, per 2006 interview with Frank Borth: "You can find out in reading your things he also uses the word Max Pine as a substitute for him because he didn't want them to think he was writing everything in the place..." http://cuislandora.wrlc.org/islandora/object/cuislandora%3A40849

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

Hannibal Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ruins of old stockade
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hannibal Bear
Synopsis
Hannibal Bear finds a treasure map.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Guest of Honor]
  2. 1. ["Can you arrange the letters..."]
    Puzzle Page
  3. 2. ["On a hidden storeroom inside the ancient Spanish fort..."]
    The Champ and the Pirates
  4. 3. ["Today, outside the walls of communist headquarters in Moscow..."]
    This Godless Communism
  5. 4. ["Did you ever find yourself strolling around..."]
    Talking It Over With Father John
  6. 5. The Many Uses of Bark
  7. 6. The Gorilla, the Bear, the Circus Part 3
  8. 7. Balance and the Center of Gravity
    Treasure Chest Experimental Station
  9. 8. ["Attracted by the smell of fresh fish..."]
    Chuck White and his Friends
  10. 9. ["Ruins of old stockade"]
    Hannibal Bear
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