(September 1949)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Parents' Institute, Inc.
Editing
Harold Schwartz
Color
color cover; color interior
Dimensions
Issues #1-8 are 7.5" x 10.875" (taller than standard comics); #9-13 are 7.5" x 10.375" (standard Golden Age size)
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Deadline for Death! (Table of Contents)

Jack Armstrong / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jack Armstrong; Billy Fairfield; Betty Fairfield
Keywords
oil derricks

Indexer Notes

Cover is the splash panel of the interior story.

Did You Know? (Table of Contents: 1)

Sports Shorts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Babe Ruth; Bob Feller; Gene Tunney; Hans Kolehmainen; Man o' War (horse)
Synopsis
Five sport facts.
Keywords
baseball; boxing; horse racing; marathon; Olympics

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Black and red.

Message from the Past (Table of Contents: 2)

Jack Armstrong / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jack Armstrong; Jim Fairfield; Billy Fairfield

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8698).

The Case That Hung by a Hair (Table of Contents: 3)

Vic Hardy's Crime Lab / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Vic Hardy

Deadline for Death! (Table of Contents: 4)

Jack Armstrong / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
Bill Elder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jack Armstrong; Jim Fairfield; Billy Fairfield; Betty Fairfield; Mike O'Hara
Synopsis
Mike O'Hara has contracted with Harry Durant's mob to borrow oil-drilling equipment. If he doesn't strike oil in six months, Durrant gets his property. As the deadline nears, O'Hara is near striking oil and Durrant wants to make sure he doesn't do it before the deadline.
Keywords
dynamite; oil drilling

Indexer Notes

Splash panel is the same as cover. Inks credit from Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8698).

Enemy of the Outlaws - Burt Mossman (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1.833 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Burt Mossman; Augustine Chacon; Bart Alvord; Billy Stiles
Synopsis
Arizona Ranger Burt Mossman rides undercover with rustlers to gather evidence against them.
Keywords
Arizona Rangers; Mexico; rustlers

Indexer Notes

Text story with no illustration.

Play Baseball in your Home Now! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Casey on the Mound / advertisement / 0.167 page (report information)

The Initiation (Table of Contents: 7)

Billy Fairfield's Cartoons of his Own Misdaventures / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vic Herman
Inks
Vic Herman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Billy Fairfield; Principal Elmer Q. Fuddy
Synopsis
The Lettermen's Club is planning an initiation ceremony and the principal gets caught in the middle of it.
Keywords
high school; inititation; lettermen's club

Lou Boudreau (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Wheaties; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Can You Find the Secret Clues to Monark's Popularity? (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Monark Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Automobile Race from New York to Paris (Table of Contents: 10)

Sports Shorts / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Berube
Inks
Phil Berube
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
George Schuster
Synopsis
Summary of a 1908 auto race from New York to Paris, via San Francisco and Siberia.
Keywords
1908; auto racing; Paris

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Black and red.

One of These Swell Magazines Is Just for You (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Parents' Magazine Press / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Deadline for Death!
    Jack Armstrong
  2. 1. Did You Know?
    Sports Shorts
  3. 2. Message from the Past
    Jack Armstrong
  4. 3. The Case That Hung by a Hair
    Vic Hardy's Crime Lab
  5. 4. Deadline for Death!
    Jack Armstrong
  6. 5. Enemy of the Outlaws - Burt Mossman
  7. 6. Play Baseball in your Home Now!
    Casey on the Mound
  8. 7. The Initiation
    Billy Fairfield's Cartoons of his Own Misdaventures
  9. 8. Lou Boudreau
    Wheaties; General Mills
  10. 9. Can You Find the Secret Clues to Monark's Popularity?
    Monark Bicycles
  11. 10. The Automobile Race from New York to Paris
    Sports Shorts
  12. 11. One of These Swell Magazines Is Just for You
    Parents' Magazine Press
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Merlin Haas
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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