(April 1943)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1943-02-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Parents' Magazine Press Division of The Parents' Institute, Inc.
Editing
Elliott A. Caplan
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, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.


True Comics (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
General Mark W. Clark

Indexer Notes

The cover has five panels illustrating interior stories.

Do You Rate An 'E'? (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
George J. Hecht (signed)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Editor's page written by the publisher, George Hecht.

Indexer Notes

Most info added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Mystery Mission (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography; war
Characters
Mark Wayne Clark
Synopsis
Illustrated biography of General Mark Wayne Clark.

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Rescue from the Sky (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history; war

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

The Story of Steel (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

A Race That Stopped a War! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Goofy; Buck Jones; Kenny Baker
Synopsis
Comprised of text and an animated cel of Goofy, plus photos of Buck Jones & Kenny Baker.
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Genre, character appearances and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Three Crosses: The Story of Great Britain's Flag (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Fighting Admiral (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography; war
Characters
Uncle Dan Callaghan; Teddy Roosevelt
Synopsis
Illustrated biography of "Uncle Dan" Callaghan.

Indexer Notes

Title, genre, character appearances and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

General Eisenhower and the Winter Underwear (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Dwight Eisenhower

Indexer Notes

Genre and character appearance added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Full-Time American (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
Keywords
patriotic

Air Transport Command (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

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

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

Script
Natalie Purvin Prager (signed)
Letters
typeset

Keywords
trivia contest

Chapter 6: The Nation Reunited, 1865-1898 (Table of Contents: 13)

The Story of America / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
David S. Muzzey (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history

Indexer Notes

Story title revision, feature and genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

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

Truly Comic! / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Comprised of jokes.

Indexer Notes

Genre and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

U-Boat Ahead! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

The Bootblack's Poodle (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; animal

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

The Picket Fence Code (Table of Contents: 17)

The Story of Codes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history

Indexer Notes

Story title placement, feature, genre and corrected page count added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

The Secret Message of Alice DuBois (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Alice DuBois
Synopsis
The illustrated biography of Alice DuBois.

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

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

How Good is Your Memory? / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A quiz based on the contents of this issue.

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. True Comics
  2. 1. Do You Rate An 'E'?
  3. 2. Mystery Mission
  4. 3. Rescue from the Sky
  5. 4. The Story of Steel
  6. 5. A Race That Stopped a War!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    True's Movie Guide
  8. 7. Three Crosses: The Story of Great Britain's Flag
  9. 8. Fighting Admiral
  10. 9. General Eisenhower and the Winter Underwear
  11. 10. Full-Time American
  12. 11. Air Transport Command
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Is It True?
  14. 13. Chapter 6: The Nation Reunited, 1865-1898
    The Story of America
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Truly Comic!
  16. 15. U-Boat Ahead!
  17. 16. The Bootblack's Poodle
  18. 17. The Picket Fence Code
    The Story of Codes
  19. 18. The Secret Message of Alice DuBois
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    How Good is Your Memory?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Mark Rudnitski (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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