(November 2, 1967)

George A. Pflaum, 1946 Series
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Volume
23
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Every two weeks during the school year
On-sale Date
1967-10-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Geo. A. Pflaum, Publisher, Inc.
Editing
James J. Langdon

Issue Notes

On-sale date from 1967 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Pete Hironaka
Inks
Pete Hironaka
Colors
?
Letters
?

Keywords
Coast Guard; helicopter; shipwreck

Indexer Notes

Front and back covers form a single wraparound illustration.

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

Backtalk / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
James Langdon ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
James J. Langdon
Keywords
Fan art

Indexer Notes

Letters (with responses by the editor) from Joseph Crane, Marie Lange, Susan Bertani, Sheila T., Frances Fitzgerald, Teresa Fitzgerald, Carol Gulser, Linda Kikuchi, Linda Schmidt, Cindy B., Nanci O'Brien, Tim K., "a hunter," Diane Braun, Rusty Frantz, Dale Langdon, Stephen W., Mike Janicki, Dick, Dave, Christopher Demers. Fan art by Frances and Teresa Fitzgerald.

"Search and Rescue" is Their Business (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Helen L. Gillum (credited)
Pencils
Pete Hironaka (credited)
Inks
Pete Hironaka (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Coast Guardsmen; Coast Guard officers; distressed mariners
Synopsis
The Coast Guard's Search and Rescue service aids civilians and military in any sort of distress on the sea or in bodies of fresh water.
Keywords
Coast Guard; educational; fact; helicopter; shipwreck

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

Did You Know? [Treasure Chest] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mario DeMarco
Pencils
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Inks
Mario DeMarco (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Mario DeMarco ?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Wilt Chamberlain; Myron Pottios; Ellis Jones; Maury Wills; Mario DeMarco
Synopsis
Curious sports facts
Keywords
Baseball; basketball; football

Father Dunne (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Luke Schafer (credited)
Pencils
Bill Haines (signed)
Inks
Bill Haines (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography; religious
Characters
Father Peter Dunne; Archbishop Glennon; Jimmy; newsboys
Synopsis
Moved by the plight of young working boys living on the street but too old for orphan homes, Father Dunne works and prays to open a place for them. He works to make it a home rather than an institution, and he aids 6500 boys in his lifetime. The work continues even after he is gone.
Keywords
Educational; fact; newsboys; orphanage; priest; Roman Catholic; St. Louis

Our Mysterious World (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. B. Harn (signed as Harn)
Inks
H. B. Harn (signed as Harn)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history
Reprints
Keywords
Archaeology; archeology; Stonehenge

Indexer Notes

Article about Stonehenge.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Marvin Townsend (signed); E. B. Wagner (signed); Al Kaufman (signed); ? (signed); ? [as A] (signed)
Pencils
Marvin Townsend (signed); E. B. Wagner (signed); Al Kaufman (signed); ? (signed); ? [as A] (signed)
Inks
Marvin Townsend (signed); E. B. Wagner (signed); Al Kaufman (signed); ? (signed); ? [as A] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Clerk; dog; penguins; tourists; mountain man; Chief Yellow Dog; mother; daughter; friend
Keywords
Panel cartoon

Indexer Notes

Five panel cartoons

Trick or Treat (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Fine (signed)
Inks
Stan Fine (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Aliens; kids
Synopsis
A small alien goes trick-or-treating with the children, unnoticed because everyone assumes he's a kid in an alien costume.
Keywords
Alien; flying saucer; Halloween; pantomime; trick or treat; wordless

Ginseng -- Root of Riches (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Thomas R. Lane
Pencils
R. Mathews (signed)
Inks
R. Mathews (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Sentry
Keywords
Educational; fact; farming; ginseng

The Mystery of Cockscrow Manor Part V (Table of Contents: 9)

The Mystery of Cockscrow Manor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frances Crandall (credited)
Pencils
Frank Borth
Inks
Frank Borth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; children; detective-mystery
Characters
Rick; Rita; Ginger; Wee-Bit; mysterious stranger
Synopsis
Twins Rick and Rita find a hoard of coins. Wee-Bit examines them, and believes them to be counterfeit. The twins decide to hide them until their father returns, but Wee-Bit spirits the coins away, believing he can hide them better. As Rick falls asleep that night, a mysterious stranger slips into his room.
Keywords
Counterfeiting; dog; twins

The Bewildering Bear That Wasn't a Bear (Table of Contents: 10)

From Fable to Fact / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; animal
Characters
Scientists; Père David; Père David's friend; hunters; Mrs. Ruth Harkness
Synopsis
European scientists, hunters, and explorers puzzle over reports of a black-and-white bear-like creature in China, until they finally find a live specimen, name it a panda, and conclude that it is related to raccoons.
Keywords
China; educational; fact; nature study; panda

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

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

Script
Matt Christopher (credited)
Pencils
Fran Matera (credited)
Inks
Fran Matera (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The hit-and-run driver of Dick Moon was wearing a gray hat with a red feather in it.
Genre
drama
Characters
Chuck White; Sam; Sister; Mr. Searles; Sheriff Casey
Synopsis
Chuck is convinced that the substitute teacher is a hit-and-run driver, and acts belligerently until the real culprit is caught. Chuck apologizes and gets off to a good start in the football game. But the crowd forgets his touchdown when he fumbles in the fourth quarter.
Keywords
Football; hit and run

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

TC Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Walsh (signed)
Inks
Bill Walsh (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Fisherman; Indians; witch
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Backtalk
  3. 2. "Search and Rescue" is Their Business
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Did You Know? [Treasure Chest]
  5. 4. Father Dunne
  6. 5. Our Mysterious World
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Trick or Treat
  9. 8. Ginseng -- Root of Riches
  10. 9. The Mystery of Cockscrow Manor Part V
    The Mystery of Cockscrow Manor
  11. 10. The Bewildering Bear That Wasn't a Bear
    From Fable to Fact
  12. 11. ["The hit-and-run driver of Dick Moon was wearing a gray hat with a red feather in it."]
    Chuck White
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    TC Puzzle Page
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