(1945)

American Comics Group, 1945 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
R. B. Leffingwell Co.
Editing:
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes] (compiler)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Squarebound
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Subtitled "The Giggly Book of Comic Animals"
CATALOG OF COPYRIGHT ENTRIES
PART 1, GROUP 2
1945
NEW SERIES, VOLUME 42 No. 3

[Hughes (Richard E.)] comp. 7342, 7343
Chuckle. © Feb. 3, 1945; AA 478133; R. B.
Leffingwell co., Chicago.
Hi-jinx. © Feb. 15, 1945; AA 478134; La Salle
pub. co., Chicago.
Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com


The Giggly Book of Comic Animals (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irving Dressler
Inks:
Irving Dressler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

["Oh, brother --- if I could only fly!"] (Table of Contents)

Tabs the Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler
Pencils:
Carl Wessler
Inks:
Carl Wessler
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tabs the Cat
Synopsis:
Tabs wants to eat a bird in a tree. The bird teaches Tabs how to fly which begins to work, until the bird reminds Tabs that cats can't fly; Tabs falls back to the ground.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.
Carl Wessler identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

["C'mon, Gnibble! Th' cat's asleep!"] (Table of Contents)

Gnaw and Gnibble / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Davis (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Davis (signed)
Inks:
Jim Davis (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Pipsqueak of Mouseville (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren (signed)
Inks:
Ken Hultgren (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["If I don't get a job so I can send Mom money, she'll have nothing to eat, and I have to take care of her!"] (Table of Contents)

Barry / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hube Karp (credited)
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury
Inks:
Jack Bradbury
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barry; Mom
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

The Bodyguard (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Thurston Harper
Inks:
Thurston Harper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Double for Nothing (Table of Contents)

Foxy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Turner
Inks:
Gil Turner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Foxy
Synopsis:
Foxy is awakened at night by a man selling tires on the black market. Foxy buys them, then finds out the man stole the tires from Foxy's car.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

["Fall in!"] (Table of Contents)

Windy McGonigle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler [as C. W.] (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Wessler [as C. W.] (signed)
Inks:
Carl Wessler [as C. W.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Windy McGonigle
Synopsis:
The drill sergeant wants a man with college education; Windy volunteers and finds out the job is to pick up cigarette butts.

Jibby Giraffe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Pencils:
Victor Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Slicker and Dummox (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Karp
Pencils:
Lynn Karp (signed)
Inks:
Lynn Karp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Slicker Seal; A. Dummox
Synopsis:
Slicker tries to sell farmer Dummox a lightning rod.
Reprints:

Sidney of the Scouts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Inks:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

The Football Hero (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Tyer
Inks:
Jim Tyer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

["Oh, no you don't... chiseler!"] (Table of Contents)

Percival / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Patin ?
Inks:
Ray Patin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

["This mind-reading machine is a fake!"] (Table of Contents)

Hambone / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Loeb (signed)
Pencils:
Tony Loeb (signed)
Inks:
Tony Loeb (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Hirsute's 30 minute hair grower"] (Table of Contents)

Windy McGonigle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Inks:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["I go hunt - gee, I love to hunt!"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Picklepuss / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler [as Wess] (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Wessler [as Wess] (signed)
Inks:
Carl Wessler [as Wess] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Chief Picklepuss
Synopsis:
Chief Picklepuss tries hunting a bear while on train tracks.

["But I thought a water pistol was just the right thing for a sailor!"] (Table of Contents)

Piggy the Sailor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Golden [as Tom G.] (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Golden [as Tom G.] (signed)
Inks:
Tom Golden [as Tom G.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["There, finished!"] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Gnaw and Mr. Gnibble / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Davis [as JD] (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Davis [as JD] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Davis [as JD] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gnaw; Gnibble
Reprints:

["Look at that, Leo!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Timothy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irving Dressler (signed)
Inks:
Irving Dressler (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Hey! You're supposed to throw the hammer..."] (Table of Contents)

Bumpy Bruin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Patriotic Piper (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Inks:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Toudhdown Tuffy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Applesauce (Table of Contents)

Foxy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters:
Foxy
Synopsis:
Foxy steals an apple.
Reprints:

["There used to be a fence here."] (Table of Contents)

Treacle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Loeb (signed)
Pencils:
Tony Loeb (signed)
Inks:
Tony Loeb (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Peanuts (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Pencils:
Victor Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor Pazmino [as VEP] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Halp! Mad dog!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg and Pug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Inks:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peg; Pug
Synopsis:
Pug is chasing Peg. Peg blows shaving foam into Pug's face then has him taken away as a mad dog.

["Ouch! Wotta toothache!"] (Table of Contents)

Windy McGonigle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Windy McGonigle
Synopsis:
Windy goes to the dentist.
Reprints:

["Here, have a tomato from your garden, Bumby!"] (Table of Contents)

Bumby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["...An income like that -- and he's sore 'cause we swipe a little cheese!"] (Table of Contents)

Gnaw and Gnibble / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Davis [as J Davis] (signed)
Pencils:
Jim Davis [as J Davis] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Davis [as J Davis] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Half-Baked the Magician (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Pencils:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Inks:
Carl Wessler [as Cow] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Well, here's our chance to prove who's the stronger..."] (Table of Contents)

Carl an' Cal / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Carl; Cal
Synopsis:
Carl and Cal test the carnival's strength-tester; Carl's blow is so strong it knocks Cal into the air and he hits the bell.

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

["See the stars"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irving Dressler (signed)
Inks:
Irving Dressler (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Giggly Book of Comic Animals
  2. 1. ["Oh, brother --- if I could only fly!"]
    Tabs the Cat
  3. 2. ["C'mon, Gnibble! Th' cat's asleep!"]
    Gnaw and Gnibble
  4. 3. Pipsqueak of Mouseville
  5. 4. ["If I don't get a job so I can send Mom money, she'll have nothing to eat, and I have to take care of her!"]
    Barry
  6. 5. The Bodyguard
  7. 6. Double for Nothing
    Foxy
  8. 7. ["Fall in!"]
    Windy McGonigle
  9. 8. Jibby Giraffe
  10. 9. Slicker and Dummox
  11. 10. Sidney of the Scouts
  12. 11. The Football Hero
  13. 12. ["Oh, no you don't... chiseler!"]
    Percival
  14. 13. ["This mind-reading machine is a fake!"]
    Hambone
  15. 14. ["Hirsute's 30 minute hair grower"]
    Windy McGonigle
  16. 15. ["I go hunt - gee, I love to hunt!"]
    Chief Picklepuss
  17. 16. ["But I thought a water pistol was just the right thing for a sailor!"]
    Piggy the Sailor
  18. 17. ["There, finished!"]
    Mr. Gnaw and Mr. Gnibble
  19. 18. ["Look at that, Leo!"]
    Little Timothy
  20. 19. ["Hey! You're supposed to throw the hammer..."]
    Bumpy Bruin
  21. 20. The Patriotic Piper
  22. 21. Toudhdown Tuffy
  23. 22. Applesauce
    Foxy
  24. 23. ["There used to be a fence here."]
    Treacle
  25. 24. Peanuts
  26. 25. ["Halp! Mad dog!"]
    Peg and Pug
  27. 26. ["Ouch! Wotta toothache!"]
    Windy McGonigle
  28. 27. ["Here, have a tomato from your garden, Bumby!"]
    Bumby
  29. 28. ["...An income like that -- and he's sore 'cause we swipe a little cheese!"]
    Gnaw and Gnibble
  30. 29. Half-Baked the Magician
  31. 30. ["Well, here's our chance to prove who's the stronger..."]
    Carl an' Cal
  32. 31. ["See the stars"]
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