Lucky Comics #v1#8
(June-July 1942)

Maple Leaf Publishing, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Editing
?
Color
Colour cover; Black and White interior; Last few issues Colour interior
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy with torn front cover and first couple of pages. No indicia or issue number on cover. Issue number assumed from various sources.


Coast Patrol (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Happy Family Page (Table of Contents: 1)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as The Man With The Happy Family]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Short letter from "The Man With The Happy Family" on how great this issue is and some interesting facts. Bottom half of page is ballot to fill out to say which story you liked the best.

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

The Adventures of Lucky / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lost in the Great City of Paris, Little Lucky is wandering around...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Lucky; Toto; General Louvain

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

Coast Patrol / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Watson ? (signed)
Pencils
Bert Bushell (signed)
Inks
Bert Bushell (signed)
Letters
Bert Bushell (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Skip, Chesty and Jerry have invented a torpedo boat...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Soggy Sacki; Skip; Chesty; Jerry
Synopsis
Soggy Sacki leads a captain to a secret underwater submarine base. Skip, Chesty and Jerry pick up a man in the water who is afraid to go to Pigeon Cove. (continued in next issue).

Indexer Notes

Second panel of story is signed "Ted Watson", later panel is signed "Bert Bushell". Possible that Ted Watson is the writer, also possible he simply drew the second panel (which appears a little different that others in the story).

Peter and Peggy and the Haunted Castle: Chapter 8 (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ernie Walker (signed)
Pencils
Ernie Walker (signed)
Inks
Ernie Walker (signed)
Letters
Ernie Walker ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Peter; Peggy; Mr. Jeffries; Jabez
Synopsis
Peter goes back to the castle through a secret passage and Mrs. Scallop goes after a sleeping Peggy with a sword.

Indexer Notes

To be continued in the next issue "Chapter 9: The Mystery of the Great Sword".

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

Danny and his Magic Ring / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Vernon Miller (signed)
Pencils
Vernon Miller (signed)
Inks
Vernon Miller (signed)
Letters
Vernon Miller ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Danny is a bright young lad who was given a ring by a mysterious man...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Danny; The Genie
Synopsis
Danny explores the haunted house on Hector's Hill and finds gangsters. He summons the Genie to help him capture the men by producing a group of policemen.

Conclusion: Wings Over the Lion's Gate (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Bushell ?
Pencils
Bert Bushell (signed)
Inks
Bert Bushell (signed)
Letters
Bert Bushell ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ginger
Synopsis
Ginger's parachute gets stuck in a tree and he is accidentally shot down out of it.

Suggest a Name for this Cartoon and Win a Prize (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ernie Walker [as Ern Walker]
Inks
Ernie Walker [as Ern Walker]
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Cartoon of humourous activities around a water's edge.

Prize Winners from Every Part of Canada!!! (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis
List of winners of previous contests. Names or contents of previous contest not included.

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

Jungle Raider / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as B. G.]
Pencils
Vernon Miller [as V. M.]; ? [as B. A.]
Inks
Vernon Miller [as V. M.]; ? [as B. A.]
Letters
Vernon Miller ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Malaya became a theatre of war Steve Nelson a surveyor...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Steve Nelson; Mohammed; Zainal
Synopsis
Steve Nelson helps natives evacuate supplies when the Japanese attack by air.

Indexer Notes

First panel is signed "By B.G and V.M.". Last panel is signed "B.A."

The Creeping Tank (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Nathan Bogoch (idea); ?
Pencils
Bert Bushell (signed)
Inks
Bert Bushell (signed)
Letters
Bert Bushell (signed)

Synopsis
Instructions on how to build a toy tank from an empty thread spool. Also includes an announcement to buy war bonds to buy tanks for the British Army.

The Mission's Secret (Table of Contents: 11)

Ether Escapader / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Bushell (signed)
Pencils
Bert Bushell (signed)
Inks
Bert Bushell (signed)
Letters
Bert Bushell ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dizzy; Phil Dauntless

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

A True Story of Naval Heroism / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Midnight, and the steamer Highlander was off the coast of Scotland...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
George Anderson

Blackwell the Magician (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Coast Patrol
  2. 1. Happy Family Page
  3. 2. ["Lost in the Great City of Paris, Little Lucky is wandering around..."]
    The Adventures of Lucky
  4. 3. ["Skip, Chesty and Jerry have invented a torpedo boat..."]
    Coast Patrol
  5. 4. Peter and Peggy and the Haunted Castle: Chapter 8
  6. 5. ["Danny is a bright young lad who was given a ring by a mysterious man..."]
    Danny and his Magic Ring
  7. 6. Conclusion: Wings Over the Lion's Gate
  8. 7. Suggest a Name for this Cartoon and Win a Prize
  9. 8. Prize Winners from Every Part of Canada!!!
  10. 9. ["When Malaya became a theatre of war Steve Nelson a surveyor..."]
    Jungle Raider
  11. 10. The Creeping Tank
  12. 11. The Mission's Secret
    Ether Escapader
  13. 12. ["Midnight, and the steamer Highlander was off the coast of Scotland..."]
    A True Story of Naval Heroism
  14. 13. Blackwell the Magician
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jochen G.
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome