Grand Slam Comics #v2#3 [15]
(February 1943)

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Volume
2
Price
0.10 CAD
Pages
64
Indicia Frequency
every month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Anglo-American Publishing Company, Limited
Brand
Double 'A' Comics AA
Editing
Jack Calder ?
Color
Two Colour cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Betty Mercer lettering credits in this issue based on "The War Years: Anglo-American Publishing Ltd" by Robert MacMillan in Canuck Comics (1986).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel Jr. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Betty Mercer ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With a heavy truck roaring down...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr [Freddy Freeman]

Who Makes A Hit With All The Family? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[The Cracked Safecracker] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel Jr. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Betty Mercer ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr; Bull Bimmens
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. saves an older couple from being run over. He figures out that their estranged son is Bull Bimmens, a famous safe-cracker, and decides to get them together.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script from Fawcett comic with new artwork for Canadian market. Title from contents page of original comic.

Wings Over Dazaggar (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Marvel Jr. / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Betty Mercer ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Captain Nazi; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. goes to Dazaggar in Africa to fight Captain Nazi and prevent him from taking it over.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script from Fawcett comic with new artwork for Canadian market.

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

The Crusaders / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Les Gilpin (credited)
Pencils
Ed Furness (credited)
Inks
Ed Furness (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fettered by the bitter Russian winter...
Genre
war; science fiction
Synopsis
The Crusaders return to help the Russians against the Nazis in the snow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is credited to Les Gilpin and Ed Furness but breakdown of who did what is not specified.

Mystery at Blackstone Manor (Table of Contents: 5)

Pat The Air Cadet / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Macduff (credited)
Pencils
Macduff (credited)
Inks
Macduff (credited)
Letters
Betty Mercer ?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Pat; Jerry; Gwen; Lady Blackstone; Lady Stuffington
Synopsis
"A cunning plot is hatched to seize the 'Wondership', a new secret bomber. With Jerry's quick wits and Pat's knowledge of Morse Code, they keep the Nazis from gaining possession of it...." (from the first page of the comic)

Indexer Notes

Last page includes a short biography of Samuel Morse, a Morse code alphabet and a quiz.

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

Pte. Penny / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sh! Be careful Janie.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Private Penny; Janie; Jimmy
Synopsis
Janie and Jimmy sneak out at night to have an adventure but end up having to be saved from an army firing range. Private Penny shrinks down to the size of an elf to entertain them in a fox-hole.

Indexer Notes

Appears to be the same artist as the two Captain Marvel Jr. stories in this issue.

Read Three Aces Comics (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["With a heavy truck roaring down..."]
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  2. 1. Who Makes A Hit With All The Family?
  3. 2. [The Cracked Safecracker]
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  4. 3. Wings Over Dazaggar
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  5. 4. ["Fettered by the bitter Russian winter..."]
    The Crusaders
  6. 5. Mystery at Blackstone Manor
    Pat The Air Cadet
  7. 6. ["Sh! Be careful Janie."]
    Pte. Penny
  8. 7. Read Three Aces Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome