(1943)

Columbia, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
On-sale Date
1943
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Printer
Printed in U. S. A.
Editing
Vin Sullivan (credited as Vincent Sullivan) (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sparky Watts / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you squawking about, Sparky? Look what Yoohoo did to me with Doc Static's new transparent ray!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Sparky Watts; Yoohoo; Slap Happy

Indexer Notes

Previously credited in error to Boody Rogers.

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

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Morgenthau Jr.
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boys and Girls of America

Indexer Notes

A letter from Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau, Jr. urging boys and girls to buy War Stamps every week. Appears on inside front cover.

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

Sparky Watts / comic story / 54 pages (report information)

Script
Boody Rogers
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, sir, Slap Happy, by changing condensers on my machine I've discovered a glamour ray!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Boody Rogers; Slap Happy; Doc Static; Hedy Hodgers; Mr. Hodgers; Goober; Sue Watt (introduction); Mike; Dick; John; Partain; Brown; Gene; Mr. Hoss; Sparky Watts; Booker McCaw; Tollie; Cricket; Reverend Jones; Doctor Bluggs; Mrs. Watt
Synopsis
Sparky tries to win back Hedy.
Reprints
  • from Sparky Watts (Frank Jay Markey Syndicate)
Keywords
Appledale; Brookville

Indexer Notes

Those reprints take place before those from last issue.

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

Hoosegow Herman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally)
Pencils
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally)
Inks
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally)
Colors
?
Letters
Wally Wallgren (signed as Wally)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now lissen, rookie - unless you want to serve all your time in the hoosegow, you'll have to learn discipline!!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Hoosegow Herman; The Saluting Demon; Kane Tucky; Kent Tucky; Louis
Synopsis
Herman falls in love with the colonel's daughter.
Reprints
  • from Hoosegow Herman daily and/or Sunday(McNaught Syndicate) 19XX-XX-XX - 19XX-XX-XX

The Penalty of Prosperity (Table of Contents: 4)

All in a Lifetime / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frank Beck
Pencils
Frank Beck
Inks
Frank Beck
Letters
Frank Beck ?; typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Vera
Reprints
  • from All in a Lifetime (McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel newspaper cartoons. Appears on inside back cover.
Titles: "The Penalty of Prosperity", "Actions You Regret", "The Alibi", "Animal Life".

Got Yours? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Dixie Dugan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What are you squawking about, Sparky? Look what Yoohoo did to me with Doc Static's new transparent ray!"]
    Sparky Watts
  2. 1. ["Boys and Girls of America"]
  3. 2. ["Yes, sir, Slap Happy, by changing condensers on my machine I've discovered a glamour ray!"]
    Sparky Watts
  4. 3. ["Now lissen, rookie - unless you want to serve all your time in the hoosegow, you'll have to learn discipline!!"]
    Hoosegow Herman
  5. 4. The Penalty of Prosperity
    All in a Lifetime
  6. 5. Got Yours?
    Dixie Dugan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Dave Redmond
  • Bill Devine
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mark Q
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Keith Alan Morgan