(October-December 1946)

Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1946
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Interfaith Committee of Protestant Digest, Inc.
Editing
?

Okay K.O. (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Heinz Grohr; Rube Rappaport
Synopsis
Two boxers are fighting.

The Whirlwind (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Whirlwind Wilson; Coach Tom Lee; Team Captain Dick Lambert; Mike Durant; Kelly; Sally Braden; Dan Giles
Synopsis
A football story where some of the white players of Jordan College pull a dirty prank on the only colored player (Wilson) which backfires and results in Wilson getting into the big game as their only hope for an upset victory against arch-rival Benson College.
Keywords
football

Indexer Notes

Story begins on inside front cover without color. The initials JKD appear on a radio microphone, perhaps the artist?

Casbah Cabal (Table of Contents: 2)

The Wedge / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Wedge (villain); Brett Halliday; Nazrab; Nazrab's son;
Synopsis
Story takes place in an unnamed foreign location where American businessman Halliday hires The Wedge to create labor unrest so that he can buy a factory mill for little money.

Okay K.O. (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Heinz Grohr (German boxer); Pat Manton (British boxer); Jim O'Leary; Rube Rappaport
Synopsis
Set in 1946 Berlin, a Jewish-American occupation soldier attempts to thwart the comeback of Nazi German boxer Heinz Grohr.
Keywords
boxing

Emiliano Zapata: The Unconquered (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Emiliano Zapata
Synopsis
Zapata biography

The Story of the Maccabees (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Story of Gideon (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
religious
Characters
Gideon
Synopsis
Gideon leads the Jews out of hiding to repel the Midianites out of Palestine.
Keywords
Jews; Midianites; Palestine; trumpet

Death in the Sky (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Wes & Burry]
Pencils
? [as Wes & Burry]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Challenger Club of Thunderrock [Bob; Red; Bill; Joe]
Synopsis
The Challengers discover a hidden airfield runway that is being used by a gang of bank robbers to make their getaways.

Indexer Notes

All the lettering within the word balloons and captions is typeset.

Terror Tracks (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Bill Day [The Challenger]; the mayor; Mr. Krale; Mr. Pence; Mr. Yates; Guy "Gimpy" Gordon
Synopsis
The Challenger is brought in to stop violence during a citywide subway strike as scabs and goons cause trouble on the rails.
Keywords
labor strike; subway; trains

Indexer Notes

Story ends on the inside back cover without color.

Attention Challengers (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
advocacy
Keywords
anti-fascist

Indexer Notes

Mail in coupon and pledge for joining the Challenger Clubs of America and organizing local club chapters. Appears on back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Okay K.O.
  2. 1. The Whirlwind
  3. 2. Casbah Cabal
    The Wedge
  4. 3. Okay K.O.
  5. 4. Emiliano Zapata: The Unconquered
  6. 5. The Story of the Maccabees
  7. 6. The Story of Gideon
  8. 7. Death in the Sky
  9. 8. Terror Tracks
  10. 9. Attention Challengers
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