Humdinger #v1#1 [1]
(May-June 1946)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Novelty Press Division of the Premium Service Co., Inc.
Editing
Robert D. Wheeler
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Speck, Spot and Sis / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Fago (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; children

Humming Along with Humdinger (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Aunt Tillie; Speck; Sis; Butch; Mickey Starlight; Dink

Indexer Notes

Introductory editorial for first issue. Characters in comic appear as thumbnail sketches at top of page.

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

Speck, Spot and Sis / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Warren [as Vincent] (signed)
Inks
Jack Warren [as Vincent] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flash! The annual Big!!! Pushmobile Race!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Speck; Spot; Sis
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

"Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Kids is Kids / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bert Green (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy, I could lap up an ice cream soda this high!
Genre
children
Characters
Hervy; Slats; Chubby; Prissy; Washington Jefferson Lincoln Brown

The Story of Apollo and Clytie (Table of Contents: 5)

Mickey Starlight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Rico (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Mickey Starlight; Miss Sprague; Hermit of the Woods; Apollo; Clytie

The Magic Specs (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mickey Klar Marks
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Dink / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you want to join our Courage Club, you've got to do something real brave!
Genre
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Jerkwater Line / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
3 a.m. Hit the deck!
Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Tillie; Snorter; Clinker; Belva; Marmaduke

Humdinger Fun Page (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sis; Brickbatt

Indexer Notes

Tricks and puzzles for readers to try.

His Shocking Tussle with the Electric Dragon (Table of Contents: 10)

Butch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hy Gage (signed)
Pencils
Hy Gage (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; children
Characters
Butch
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Dink / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Milt Hammer (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We kids really have it tough, huh, Chuck!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dink; Chuck
Reprints

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

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Catching rabbits can be played by two or more persons.

Indexer Notes

Game with instructions.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Speck, Spot and Sis
  2. 1. Humming Along with Humdinger
  3. 2. ["Flash! The annual Big!!! Pushmobile Race!"]
    Speck, Spot and Sis
  4. 3. ["Is a track meet the same as horse meat, Pepsi?"]
    "Pepsi" the Pepsi-Cola Cop
  5. 4. ["Oh boy, I could lap up an ice cream soda this high!"]
    Kids is Kids
  6. 5. The Story of Apollo and Clytie
    Mickey Starlight
  7. 6. The Magic Specs
  8. 7. ["If you want to join our Courage Club, you've got to do something real brave!"]
    Dink
  9. 8. ["3 a.m. Hit the deck!"]
    The Jerkwater Line
  10. 9. Humdinger Fun Page
  11. 10. His Shocking Tussle with the Electric Dragon
    Butch
  12. 11. ["We kids really have it tough, huh, Chuck!"]
    Dink
  13. 12. ["Catching rabbits can be played by two or more persons."]
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