(January-March 1948)

Dell, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Comic
Editing
George T. Delacorte, Jr. (president); Helen Meyer (vice-president); Margarita Delacorte (secretary)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was on-going series

Issue Notes

Licensed by Famous Artists Syndicate, Chicago.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smilin' Jack / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Cindy

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Downwind, I hear you got my husband, Fat Stuff, a job in South America.
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff [also as Senor Mantecoso]; Woo-Woo Bali; Senor Lopez; Senor Caranza; Tarz
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story begins on inside front cover, which is in black, white and red.

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fat Stuff, we've gotta try to land
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Woo-Woo Bali; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Hammer-Head]; Snake-Bite; Cucaracha
Synopsis
Smilin' Jack is revealed to be Hammer-Head.
Reprints

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He knows us all right
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Hammer-Head]; Snake-Bite; Seniorita Paprika; Seniorita Tamale; Toemain the Great (villain); Catize (villain)
Reprints

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Downwind, pull this thing outta my arm!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Hammer-Head]; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Snake-Bite; Cindy; Toemain the Great (villain); Catize (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This material was also reprinted in Popular Comics (Dell, 1946 series) #116 (October 1945), with different coloring and some of the strips modified (ie. enlarged or shrunk) so the story would fit in 7 pages instead of 8.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Boody Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait! We can't use this moth-eaten chute
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Hammer-Head]; Cindy
Synopsis
Jack's plane is sabotaged and he crashes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues on inside back cover and back cover. Inside back cover is in black, white and red.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smilin' Jack
  2. 1. ["Downwind, I hear you got my husband, Fat Stuff, a job in South America."]
    Smilin' Jack
  3. 2. ["Fat Stuff, we've gotta try to land"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["He knows us all right"]
    Smilin' Jack
  5. 4. ["Downwind, pull this thing outta my arm!"]
    Smilin' Jack
  6. 5. ["Wait! We can't use this moth-eaten chute"]
    Smilin' Jack
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Nielsen