(September 1936)

Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Henle Publications
Editing
?
Color
Color Cover; Black and White with some Duotone Interiors
Dimensions
Magazine Size; 9.5 inches x 11.25 inches
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

Information about this issue was provided by Ken Quattro via his Facebook posting on 10 May 2016 from an incomplete copy. As of that date, this issue has a lot of information that needs to be updated.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Harry Karry / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Harry Karry
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art and character ID from "Batman & Me" (page 20).

Mark Twain (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chuck Thorndike
Inks
Chuck Thorndike

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

The Flame / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

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

Jocko / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Betty Marion
Pencils
Betty Marion
Inks
Betty Marion
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

New Oddities / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as MK] (signed, illustration)
Inks
? [as MK] (signed, illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Adventures of Tom Sherrill / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don DeConn
Pencils
Don DeConn
Inks
Don DeConn
Letters
Don DeConn

Genre
historical; western-frontier

Jack Demsey Tells About Popeye's Punch (Table of Contents: 6)

Thimble Theatre / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Demsey (credited)
Pencils
E. C. Segar (illustration)
Inks
E. C. Segar (illustration)
Letters
typeset; E. C. Segar

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Popeye
Synopsis
Dempsey writes about Popeye's punching abilities, accompanying by a Thimble Theatre Popeye illustration.

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

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
E. C. Segar (signed)
Pencils
E. C. Segar (signed)
Inks
E. C. Segar (signed)
Letters
E. C. Segar

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Popeye. He sure is feeling low.
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Popeye; Olive Oyl; J. Wellington Wimpy; Eugene the Jeep
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre daily (King Feature Syndicate, Inc.) 193X-XX-XX [strip numbered G-23]

Revealing Known and Unknown Facts About "Popeye's" Amazing Early Life (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Segar (illustration, signed)
Inks
E. C. Segar (illustration, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Pee Wee / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger (signed)
Pencils
S. M. Iger (signed)
Inks
S. M. Iger (signed)
Letters
S. M. Iger

Genre
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

He Drew a Wow-And How! / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?; Larry Smith (credited)
Pencils
Larry Smith (credited)
Inks
Larry Smith (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll go in and show the editor of Wow the comics I drew
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Gag was credited to an unknown reader from Dallas, Texas.

Weapons of the Pirates (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Page one, continued later in comic.

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

Little Augie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Smart
Pencils
Bob Smart
Inks
Bob Smart
Colors
?
Letters
Bob Smart

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Harry Karry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Will Eisner [as Bill Rensie]
Pencils
Will Eisner [as Bill Rensie]
Inks
Will Eisner [as Bill Rensie]
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

S'Fact! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dominick “Dic” Loscalzo
Pencils
Dominick “Dic” Loscalzo
Inks
Dominick “Dic” Loscalzo
Colors
?
Letters
Dominick “Dic” Loscalzo

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Biff and His Pals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Brenner (signed)
Pencils
George Brenner (signed)
Inks
George Brenner (signed)
Letters
George Brenner

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Space Limited, Above the Stratosphere / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Serene Summerfield
Pencils
Serene Summerfield
Inks
Serene Summerfield
Colors
?
Letters
Serene Summerfield

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Adventures of Hiram Hick / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Kane
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Weapons of the Pirates (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 0.33 ? page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Second part of the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Pee Wee / comic story / 0.34 ? page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger (signed)
Pencils
S. M. Iger (signed)
Inks
S. M. Iger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
S. M. Iger

Genre
humor; children

Complete Course of Cartoons Stunts (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 ? page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Larry and Tessie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lou Ferstadt [as Louis Ferstadt] (signed)
Pencils
Lou Ferstadt [as Louis Ferstadt] (signed)
Inks
Lou Ferstadt [as Louis Ferstadt] (signed)
Letters
Lou Ferstadt

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don' forget folks, Larry d' new kid on d' block...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

About Buddy Wilbert / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Henschel
Pencils
Joe Henschel
Inks
Joe Henschel
Letters
Joe Henschel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Captain Scott Dalton / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner [as Wm. Eisner] (signed)
Pencils
Will Eisner [as Wm. Eisner] (signed)
Inks
Will Eisner [as Wm. Eisner] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Will Eisner

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Trick Cartooning / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dominick “Dic” Loscalzo
Pencils
Dominick “Dic” Loscalzo
Inks
Dominick “Dic” Loscalzo
Letters
Dominick “Dic” Loscalzo

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph of Robert L. Ripley); Robert L. Ripley (illustration)
Inks
? (photograph of Robert L. Ripley); Robert L. Ripley (illustration)
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Text story and photograph of Robert L. Ripley and Ripley's Believe it or Not illustration.

Indexer Notes

First part of the article.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Otto Soglow
Pencils
Otto Soglow (paper doll cut-outs); ? (photograph of Otto Soglow)
Inks
Otto Soglow (paper doll cut-outs); ? (photograph of Otto Soglow)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Otto Soglow text story and photograph, along with “Little King” paper doll cut-outs.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Famous Fellas / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Brenner
Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner
Letters
George Brenner

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Hangar Gossip / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as The Skywriter]
Pencils
Les Marshall ? (illustration)
Inks
Les Marshall ? (illustration)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Modern Airplanes (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Les Marshall
Pencils
Les Marshall
Inks
Les Marshall
Letters
Les Marshall

Genre
non-fiction

Model Pilots (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Les Marshall
Pencils
Les Marshall
Inks
Les Marshall
Letters
Les Marshall

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Wow Radio Pictorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs of Lanny Ross, Jessica Dragonette, Chester Stratton)
Inks
? (photographs of Lanny Ross, Jessica Dragonette, Chester Stratton)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Photographs of celebrities Lanny Ross, Jessica Dragonette, and Chester Stratton along with a scene from movie, Wilderness Road.

These “What-to-Makes” a Wow of Fun and Skill (Table of Contents: 32)

text article / 0.5 ? page (report information)

Script
A. M. Langworthy
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Animated Serpent (Table of Contents: 33)

text story / 0.5 ? page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

text article / 0.5 ? page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Second part of the Robert L. Ripley article.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 ? page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

The Stars on Parade / comic story / 0.5 ? page (report information)

Script
Bernard Baily
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Bernard Baily

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

text article / 0.5 ? page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Text article on Zasu Pitts.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Fonie Films Presents / comic story / 0.5 ? page (report information)

Script
Ethel F. Webster [as Ed. F. Webster] (signed)
Pencils
Ethel F. Webster [as Ed. F. Webster] (signed)
Inks
Ethel F. Webster [as Ed. F. Webster] (signed)
Letters
Ethel F. Webster

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

text story / 0.5 ? page (report information)

Script
? [as By Gosh]
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Jokes page.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Spotlights on Sports Stars / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chuck Thorndike
Pencils
Chuck Thorndike
Inks
Chuck Thorndike
Letters
Chuck Thorndike

Genre
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

Vignettes on sports figures Gene Venzke, Leonore Kight, and Willie Hoppe.

Wow 'Em with These New Tricks or Stunts (Table of Contents: 41)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. M. Langworthy
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset ?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes three illustrations.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Fu Manchu / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sax Rohmer
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia
Inks
Leo O'Mealia
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Wow Stamp Club / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
A. Jefer
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Life in the Roar! (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Kane
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Letters
Bob Kane

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

Puzzle Phun / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Donald DeConn
Letters
typeset

Wow What Laffs! (Table of Contents: 46)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Jokes with three illustrations.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

The Hunchback of Notre Dame / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer (signed)
Pencils
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks
Dick Briefer (signed)
Letters
Dick Briefer

Genre
adventure; historical

Indexer Notes

On either the inside front or inside back covers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

Sir Hokus Pokus / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lou Ferstadt [as Louis Ferstadt] (signed)
Pencils
Lou Ferstadt [as Louis Ferstadt] (signed)
Inks
Lou Ferstadt [as Louis Ferstadt] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On either the inside front or inside back covers.

Hidden Gold (Table of Contents: 49)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chuck Thorndike
Pencils
Chuck Thorndike
Inks
Chuck Thorndike
Colors
?
Letters
Chuck Thorndike

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Harry Karry
  2. 1. Mark Twain
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Flame
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Jocko
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    New Oddities
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Tom Sherrill
  7. 6. Jack Demsey Tells About Popeye's Punch
    Thimble Theatre
  8. 7. ["Poor Popeye. He sure is feeling low."]
    Thimble Theatre
  9. 8. Revealing Known and Unknown Facts About "Popeye's" Amazing Early Life
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Pee Wee
  11. 10. ["I'll go in and show the editor of Wow the comics I drew"]
    He Drew a Wow-And How!
  12. 11. Weapons of the Pirates
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Little Augie
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Harry Karry
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    S'Fact!
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Biff and His Pals
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Space Limited, Above the Stratosphere
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Hiram Hick
  19. 18. Weapons of the Pirates
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Pee Wee
  21. 20. Complete Course of Cartoons Stunts
  22. 21. ["Don' forget folks, Larry d' new kid on d' block..."]
    Larry and Tessie
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    About Buddy Wilbert
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Captain Scott Dalton
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Trick Cartooning
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Famous Fellas
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Hangar Gossip
  30. 29. Modern Airplanes
  31. 30. Model Pilots
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Wow Radio Pictorial
  33. 32. These “What-to-Makes” a Wow of Fun and Skill
  34. 33. The Animated Serpent
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    The Stars on Parade
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Fonie Films Presents
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Spotlights on Sports Stars
  42. 41. Wow 'Em with These New Tricks or Stunts
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Fu Manchu
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Wow Stamp Club
  45. 44. Life in the Roar!
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Phun
  47. 46. Wow What Laffs!
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Sir Hokus Pokus
  50. 49. Hidden Gold
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