(Summer 1945)

Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Mixed text and comic magazine.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Elton Fax (signed)
Inks
Elton Fax (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

Skippy Homeier, Eileen Barton and Louis Prima appear in photo insets at left side of cover.

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

Alvin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is Ginger Jenkins
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Alvin Weems; Ginger Jenkins; Buz Beemis; Hoarse Horace
Synopsis
Teen-ager Alvin Weems tries to sell a song to visiting crooner Hoarse Horace.

Indexer Notes

"Hoarse Horace" is a caricature of Frank Sinatra.

My Boss--Frankie (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eileen Barton
Pencils
Elton Fax (signed)
Inks
Elton Fax (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Eileen Barton writes about her experiences as a member of the Frank Sinatra performing troupe.

Indexer Notes

Text article with two illustrations.

Crime Crashes the Canteen (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script
Henry L. Corey
Pencils
Elton Fax (signed)
Inks
Elton Fax (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

Story begins with 2 pages,continues on page 41 for 2 more pages, and concludes on page 50.

So...You Won't Talk (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill King
Pencils
Elton Fax ?
Inks
Elton Fax ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A teacher tries to convince his students of the usefulness of a public speaking class.

Television: An industry you can grow up with (Table of Contents: 5)

Your Post-War Job / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur Howard
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

See You at 8:00 (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jimmy; Janie

Indexer Notes

This story features illustrations with text underneath. The colors are red, green and limited blue overlays on black & white art (i.e., not full color).

Coke Crowd Gear (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Avis Charno
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fashion

The Powder Box (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Avis Charno
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Makeup tips.

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

Scoop Sleuth / text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
? [as Scoop Sleuth]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everybody's wearing dog-collars.
Genre
fashion

Movie Star at 14 (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Bern
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis
Biography of child actor Skip Homeier.

Indexer Notes

Begins with one page, then continues on page 38.

If the Shoe Fits... (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2.75 pages (report information)

Script
Nat Leroy
Pencils
Elton Fax (credited)
Inks
Elton Fax (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tommy Walker; Carl Hubbell
Synopsis
Tommy Walker, an injured veteran, gets a chance to play baseball for the New York Giants.

Indexer Notes

Begins with 2 pages, then continues on page 40.

Old Enough to Vote (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Harley M. Kilgore
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Senator from West Virginia urges the states to allow 18-year-olds to vote.

It Works in Georgia (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ellis Arnall
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Governor of Georgia says allowing 18 year old people to vote is a good idea.

GI Slang Quiz (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You workin' here long?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

1 panel gag cartoon.

Test Your Know-How (Table of Contents: 16)

activity / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

2 puzzles.

The Reel Henry Aldrich--A Real Henry Aldrich (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Elton Fax ?
Inks
Elton Fax ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
"Henry Aldrich" is a radio character whose adventures are now seen in movies as well. Joe Cesarotti of Yonkers, NY is an active teenager who contributes to his community. His many club and organization memberships, his social life, and his attendance in school make him a real-life "Henry Aldrich."

Indexer Notes

Illustrations with text underneath.

Man with a Horn (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 1.25 pages (report information)

Script
Helen Snyder
Pencils
Elton Fax (signed)
Inks
Elton Fax (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis
Biography of musician Louis Prima.

Melody Lingers On (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Louis Prima
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
What Louis Prima thinks makes a good song.

What's On Wax (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as A. A.]
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Record reviews.

Peering Toward the Pennant (Table of Contents: 21)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hy Turkin
Pencils
Bill Vigoda
Inks
Bill Vigoda
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Synopsis
Sportswriter predicts the two teams that will be in the World Series.

Slash of the Wrist (Table of Contents: 22)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Andersen
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll take this one!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

One panel gag cartoon.

We're Asking You... (Table of Contents: 24)

letters page / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Editors ask readers to send in letters with suggestions and comments on the magazine.

Gag Bag (Table of Contents: 25)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Opper
Pencils
Al Opper
Inks
Al Opper
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

4 one-panel gag cartoons.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Al Opper
Pencils
Al Opper (signed)
Inks
Al Opper
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dumkopf!
Genre
war

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He can't make up his mind!
Genre
humor

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

Teen Canteen / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Elton Fax ?
Inks
Elton Fax ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why sure I'll go to the dance with you Andy!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Andy; Diana; Rod; Bert; Mayor
Synopsis
The Teen Canteen club decides to hold a rally to sell War Bonds.

Young Life (Table of Contents: 29)

table of contents / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["This is Ginger Jenkins"]
    Alvin
  3. 2. My Boss--Frankie
  4. 3. Crime Crashes the Canteen
  5. 4. So...You Won't Talk
  6. 5. Television: An industry you can grow up with
    Your Post-War Job
  7. 6. See You at 8:00
  8. 7. Coke Crowd Gear
  9. 8. The Powder Box
  10. 9. ["Everybody's wearing dog-collars."]
    Scoop Sleuth
  11. 10. Movie Star at 14
  12. 11. If the Shoe Fits...
  13. 12. Old Enough to Vote
  14. 13. It Works in Georgia
  15. 14. GI Slang Quiz
  16. 15. ["You workin' here long?"]
  17. 16. Test Your Know-How
  18. 17. The Reel Henry Aldrich--A Real Henry Aldrich
  19. 18. Man with a Horn
  20. 19. Melody Lingers On
  21. 20. What's On Wax
  22. 21. Peering Toward the Pennant
  23. 22. Slash of the Wrist
  24. 23. ["I'll take this one!"]
  25. 24. We're Asking You...
  26. 25. Gag Bag
  27. 26. ["Dumkopf!"]
  28. 27. ["He can't make up his mind!"]
  29. 28. ["Why sure I'll go to the dance with you Andy!"]
    Teen Canteen
  30. 29. Young Life
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