(1949)

Avon, 1949 Series
 
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Avon Periodicals, Inc.
Brand
An Avon Publication
Editing
?
Color
Four Color interiors; full color cover
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint interior; full color cover
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-shot

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Keywords
baseball; television

Male and Female of the Species Quiz (Table of Contents: 1)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Berry (signed)
Pencils
Michael Berry (signed)
Inks
Michael Berry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're from the Arrow Matrimonial Bureau.
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Six men arrive at a woman's door to inform her the matrimonial bureau has instructed her to choose one of them and send the rest back.

Summer Sideshow (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Ruckas (signed); George La Mendola (signed); Ali (signed)
Pencils
George Ruckas (signed); George La Mendola (signed); Ali (signed)
Inks
George Ruckas (signed); George La Mendola (signed); Ali (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Explain to him again the part about no hitting below the belt!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

4 gag cartoons.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bo Brown (signed); Jeff Keate (signed); Eric Erickson (signed); James Mack (signed)
Pencils
Bo Brown (signed); Jeff Keate (signed); Eric Erickson (signed); James Mack (signed)
Inks
Bo Brown (signed); Jeff Keate (signed); Eric Erickson (signed); James Mack (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm glad Eddie's finally outgrown the age when his face was always...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

4 gag cartoons.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
W. Engel (signed)
Pencils
W. Engel (signed)
Inks
W. Engel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I like you, Gretchen.
Genre
humor
Characters
Gretchen
Synopsis
While lying on the floor, a man compliments his girlfriend Gretchen because he feels so relaxed around her.

Whodunit? (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Maynard
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; detective-mystery

Characters in the Biggest Show (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mel Heimer
Pencils
Bo Brown (signed)
Inks
Bo Brown (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sid Greene (signed); J. Monahan (signed); Dave Gerard (signed); ? [as Ron] (signed)
Pencils
Sid Greene (signed); J. Monahan (signed); Dave Gerard (signed); ? [as Ron] (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene (signed); J. Monahan (signed); Dave Gerard (signed); ? [as Ron] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When you hear the musical note...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

4 gag cartoons.

In the Good Old Days! (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Sideshow Salutes (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Rita Hayworth; Al Jolson; Bob Hope; O'Hara Jones

Fun-Pun Crossword (Table of Contents: 12)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Daffynitions (Table of Contents: 13)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Berry (signed)
Pencils
Michael Berry (signed)
Inks
Michael Berry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I like it here - have I got to be saved?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An actor playing a man stranded on an island with two beautiful women asks his film director why his character would want to leave.

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

They'll Do It Every Time / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Otis Oatbin, handicapper for the Daily Trombone...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from They'll Do It Every Time daily (King Features) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

The Specialist (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
John Paul Adams
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
? [as A. Oifjeld] (signed); ? [as A. Ronson] (signed)
Pencils
? [as A. Oifjeld] (signed); ? [as A. Ronson] (signed)
Inks
? [as A. Oifjeld] (signed); ? [as A. Ronson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, you haven't kept us up...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

2 gag cartoons.

Vaudeville Comes Back (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Soglow (signed)
Inks
Otto Soglow (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Barney Google and Snuffy Smith / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Lasswell
Pencils
Fred Lasswell
Inks
Fred Lasswell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Snuffy -- I writ a song ballat about yore gran'pappy...
Genre
humor
Characters
Snuffy Smith; Zeeke
Reprints
  • from Barney Google and Snuffy Smith Sundays (King Features) xxxx-xx-xx

All in Fun (Table of Contents: 20)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Raye] (signed)
Inks
? [as Raye] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Polly and Her Pals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Cliff Sterrett (signed)
Pencils
Cliff Sterrett (signed)
Inks
Cliff Sterrett (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't be sech a pessimist, paw!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sundays (King Features) xxxx-xx-xx

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alfred Rosenberg (signed); Ben Roth (signed); Henry Boltinoff (signed); Eric Ericson (signed)
Pencils
Alfred Rosenberg (signed); Ben Roth (signed); Henry Boltinoff (signed); Eric Ericson (signed)
Inks
Alfred Rosenberg (signed); Ben Roth (signed); Henry Boltinoff (signed); Eric Ericson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Elementary, my dear Watson!
Genre
humor
Characters
Sherlock Holmes; Doctor Watson

Indexer Notes

4 gag cartoons.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don Flowers (signed)
Pencils
Don Flowers (signed)
Inks
Don Flowers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Murdock, have you no gift at all for small talk?
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Murdock
Synopsis
A man is disappointed that his girlfriend is more interested in romance than conversation.

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

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. Simms Campbell; Arthur Ferrier (signed)
Pencils
E. Simms Campbell; Arthur Ferrier (signed)
Inks
E. Simms Campbell; Arthur Ferrier (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The doctor said I looked anemic
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Two comic strips with the same punchline, one from the New York Journal American, the other appearing weeks later in the London News of the World.

Sideshow All-Around (Table of Contents: 25)

cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Gag cartoons with reader-submitted punchlines.

Slip-Ups (Table of Contents: 26)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bruce Patterson (signed)
Inks
Bruce Patterson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Ross [as Ross] (signed)
Pencils
Al Ross [as Ross] (signed)
Inks
Al Ross [as Ross] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd pull your hair out if I weren't afraid the color would come off in my hands!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
One dancer threatens another.

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

You, Too, Can Have a Bachelor's Fun (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

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