(December 1942)

David McKay, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-10-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
David McKay Company
Editing
Ruth Plumly Thompson (credited) (editor); Florence Cooke (managing editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Katzenjammer Kids / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Musial
Inks
Joe Musial
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hans; Fritz
Keywords
football; porcupine

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

The Phantom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Lee Falk (credited)
Pencils
Ray Moore (credited)
Inks
Ray Moore (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just a little water at a time now...
Genre
adventure; jungle; superhero
Characters
The Phantom; Diana Palmer; Lieutenant Byron; an old hermit
Reprints
  • From Phantom daily strips (King Features Syndicate) 1939-04-19 - 1939-04-22, 1939-04-24 - 1939-04-29 & 1939-05-01 - 1939-05-06.
    [One panel is omitted from one of the dailies on each page, in order to fit two 4-panel strips onto each 7-panel page.]

Indexer Notes

End of The Slave Traders story.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Alexander McKay (credited) (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Owner/stockholders: Alexander McKay; John McKay; Mrs. A. Conard Myers; Jennie S. McKay

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

Daffydoodles / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Inks
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Pete the Tramp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
C. D. Russell (credited) (signed as C. D. Russell)
Pencils
C. D. Russell (credited) (signed as C. D. Russell)
Inks
C. D. Russell (credited) (signed as C. D. Russell)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Linda: I been thinkin' when I get out of the army...
Genre
humor

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

Jungle Jim / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Raymond (credited) (signed as AR)
Pencils
Alex Raymond (credited) (signed as AR)
Inks
Alex Raymond (credited) (signed as AR)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jungle Jim is flying, under sealed orders, to a port on the West coast of Panama.
Genre
adventure; jungle

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

Collectin' Stamps / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Eugene Pollock (credited as Eugene L Pollock)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you know... that the first issues of the newest...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes stamp ads.

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

The Katzenjammer Kids / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Knerr (credited as Knerr) (signed as Knerr)
Pencils
Harold Knerr (credited as Knerr) (signed as Knerr)
Inks
Harold Knerr (credited as Knerr) (signed as Knerr)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah-h! Der coolness uf der air feels good on der feets!
Genre
humor; children

Fighting Man! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.85 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sords (signed as Sords)
Inks
Jack Sords (signed as Sords)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Marty Servo
Keywords
boxing

Indexer Notes

No 'feature'.

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

Tim Tyler's Luck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Pencils
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Inks
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fearing that fifth columnists are operating a short-wave radio...
Genre
adventure; spy

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

They'll Do It Every Time / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Jimmy Hatlo (credited) (signed as Jimmy Hatlo)
Pencils
Jimmy Hatlo (credited) (signed as Jimmy Hatlo)
Inks
Jimmy Hatlo (credited) (signed as Jimmy Hatlo)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dearie! How good to see you!
Genre
humor

The Blue Bird and the Coyote (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Peter Call (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; nature

Indexer Notes

A Papago Indian legend.

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

Elmer / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Pencils
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Inks
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hiya, Joe, I'm going down to your paw's barber shop...
Genre
humor; children

Every Day Propaganda (Table of Contents: 13)

Family Portraits / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. Norman Lynd (credited) (signed as J. Norman Lynd)
Pencils
J. Norman Lynd (credited) (signed as J. Norman Lynd)
Inks
J. Norman Lynd (credited) (signed as J. Norman Lynd)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

Indexer Notes

The centrefold spread.

Play-Mates! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 0.85 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sords (signed as Sords)
Inks
Jack Sords (signed as Sords)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Ben Hogan

Indexer Notes

No 'feature'.

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

Blondie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Chic Young (credited) (signed as Chic Young)
Pencils
Chic Young (credited) (signed as Chic Young)
Inks
Chic Young (credited) (signed as Chic Young)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just let me show you a sample, Mr. Bumstead.
Genre
humor; domestic

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

Prince Valiant / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Foster (credited) (signed as HAL FOSTER)
Pencils
Hal Foster (credited) (signed as HAL FOSTER)
Inks
Hal Foster (credited) (signed as HAL FOSTER)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As he leads the laden horses down the fearful chasm, he feels as though...
Genre
adventure; historical

Weighing the Bride (Table of Contents: 17)

News in Pictures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
R. J. Scott (signed as Scott)
Pencils
R. J. Scott (signed as Scott)
Inks
R. J. Scott (signed as Scott)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Teddy and Sitting Bull / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Pencils
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Inks
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom, what are you doin' with that grease?
Genre
humor; children; domestic

Vol 1 - No. 9 (Table of Contents: 19)

The Young Reporter / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Fox (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Cartoons, jokes and stories sent in by readers.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Polka-Dot Pictures / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Join the dots, and unscramble the title.

Indexer Notes

Puzzle half-page.

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

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Russ Westover (credited) (signed as Russ Westover)
Pencils
Russ Westover (credited) (signed as Russ Westover)
Inks
Russ Westover (credited) (signed as Russ Westover)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Glenny -- I answered the 'phone for you -- a Miss Thomas is coming up to see you.
Genre
drama; humor
Keywords
soap opera

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

Just Kids [1920s-50s] / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
A. D. Carter (credited as Ad Carter) (signed as Ad Carter)
Pencils
A. D. Carter (credited as Ad Carter) (signed as Ad Carter)
Inks
A. D. Carter (credited as Ad Carter) (signed as Ad Carter)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you want to see me, Campbell?
Genre
humor; children

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

Curley Harper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Pencils
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Inks
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought this place would be a beehive of activity, but...
Genre
adventure

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

Barney Google and Snuffy Smith / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Billy DeBeck (credited) (signed as Billy DeBeck)
Pencils
Billy DeBeck (credited) (signed as Billy DeBeck)
Inks
Billy DeBeck (credited) (signed as Billy DeBeck)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Sut -- I guess you won't be bothered with my city friends anymore...
Feature Logo
Barney Google
Genre
humor

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

They'll Do It Every Time / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Jimmy Hatlo (credited) (signed as Jimmy Hatlo)
Pencils
Jimmy Hatlo (credited) (signed as Jimmy Hatlo)
Inks
Jimmy Hatlo (credited) (signed as Jimmy Hatlo)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Friday night - Saturday afternoon
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Katzenjammer Kids
  2. 1. ["Just a little water at a time now..."]
    The Phantom
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Daffydoodles
  5. 4. ["Dear Linda: I been thinkin' when I get out of the army..."]
    Pete the Tramp
  6. 5. ["Jungle Jim is flying, under sealed orders, to a port on the West coast of Panama."]
    Jungle Jim
  7. 6. ["Do you know... that the first issues of the newest..."]
    Collectin' Stamps
  8. 7. ["Ah-h! Der coolness uf der air feels good on der feets!"]
    The Katzenjammer Kids
  9. 8. Fighting Man!
  10. 9. ["Fearing that fifth columnists are operating a short-wave radio..."]
    Tim Tyler's Luck
  11. 10. ["Dearie! How good to see you!"]
    They'll Do It Every Time
  12. 11. The Blue Bird and the Coyote
  13. 12. ["Hiya, Joe, I'm going down to your paw's barber shop..."]
    Elmer
  14. 13. Every Day Propaganda
    Family Portraits
  15. 14. Play-Mates!
  16. 15. ["Just let me show you a sample, Mr. Bumstead."]
    Blondie
  17. 16. ["As he leads the laden horses down the fearful chasm, he feels as though..."]
    Prince Valiant
  18. 17. Weighing the Bride
    News in Pictures
  19. 18. ["Mom, what are you doin' with that grease?"]
    Teddy and Sitting Bull
  20. 19. Vol 1 - No. 9
    The Young Reporter
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Polka-Dot Pictures
  22. 21. ["Oh, Glenny -- I answered the 'phone for you -- a Miss Thomas is coming up to see you."]
    Tillie the Toiler
  23. 22. ["Did you want to see me, Campbell?"]
    Just Kids [1920s-50s]
  24. 23. ["I thought this place would be a beehive of activity, but..."]
    Curley Harper
  25. 24. ["Well, Sut -- I guess you won't be bothered with my city friends anymore..."]
    Barney Google and Snuffy Smith
  26. 25. ["Friday night - Saturday afternoon"]
    They'll Do It Every Time
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Del Gruber
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dick Sabo
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky