(September 1942)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1942-07-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Parents' Magazine Press Division of The Parents' Institute, Inc.
Editing
G. G. Telfer
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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. 3.


[How Jimmie Doolittle Bombed Tokyo]; [Flying Viking]; [Young America Hits the Trail]; [Netherlands East Indies]; [The Lost Colony]; [He Fought For Freedom]; [Cave Nurse]; [Hobby Lobby]; [Three Men on a Raft] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Synopsis
Cover consists of four panels illustrating interior biographical stories, taken from those stories.
Keywords
World War II

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

Letters to the Editor / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Letters page.

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

He Bombed Toyko (Table of Contents: 2)

General Jimmie Doolittle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
General Jimmie Doolittle
Reprints

The Lost Colony (Table of Contents: 3)

Roanoke / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history
Synopsis
Historical feature on Roanoke, the "Lost Colony" off the coast of North Carolina.

Flying Viking (Table of Contents: 4)

Major Ole Rieistad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Major Ole Rieistad

Friend of Animals (Table of Contents: 5)

Henry Bergen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Henry Bergen
Synopsis
Biography of the founder of the S.P.C.A. [Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals].

Young America Hits the Trail (Table of Contents: 6)

Monroe Smith / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Monroe Smith
Synopsis
Biography of the director of American Youth Hostels.

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

Is It True? / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Natalie Purvin Prager (signed)
Letters
typeset

Keywords
trivia contest

Cave Nurse (Table of Contents: 8)

Joanna Stavridi / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Joanna Stavridi

The Netherlands East Indies (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history

He Fought for Freedom (Table of Contents: 10)

William Wallace / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
William Wallace

The Modest Miracle (Table of Contents: 11)

Robert R. Williams / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Robert R. Williams

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

True's Movie Guide / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Bambi; Gary Cooper (photo); Gene Autry (photo)
Keywords
celebrity

Hobby Lobby (Table of Contents: 13)

Dave Elman / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Dave Elman

Three Men on a Raft (Table of Contents: 14)

Harold S. Dixon; Anthony Pastula; Gene Aldrich / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Harold S. Dixon; Anthony Pastula; Gene Aldrich
Synopsis
Biographies of these three men named above.
Reprints

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

Truly Comic! / text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Jokes.

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

20 Questions / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Quiz based on the contents of this issue.
Keywords
quiz

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

Calling All Girls; True Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Real Heroes; Calling All Girls / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [How Jimmie Doolittle Bombed Tokyo]; [Flying Viking]; [Young America Hits the Trail]; [Netherlands East Indies]; [The Lost Colony]; [He Fought For Freedom]; [Cave Nurse]; [Hobby Lobby]; [Three Men on a Raft]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Letters to the Editor
  3. 2. He Bombed Toyko
    General Jimmie Doolittle
  4. 3. The Lost Colony
    Roanoke
  5. 4. Flying Viking
    Major Ole Rieistad
  6. 5. Friend of Animals
    Henry Bergen
  7. 6. Young America Hits the Trail
    Monroe Smith
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Is It True?
  9. 8. Cave Nurse
    Joanna Stavridi
  10. 9. The Netherlands East Indies
  11. 10. He Fought for Freedom
    William Wallace
  12. 11. The Modest Miracle
    Robert R. Williams
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    True's Movie Guide
  14. 13. Hobby Lobby
    Dave Elman
  15. 14. Three Men on a Raft
    Harold S. Dixon; Anthony Pastula; Gene Aldrich
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Truly Comic!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    20 Questions
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Calling All Girls; True Comics
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Real Heroes; Calling All Girls
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