(April 1946)

Iger, 1946 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Universal Phoenix Features Syndicate
Editing
S. M. Iger (publisher); R. A. Roche (executive editor)
Color
color cover
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Universal Phoenix Features Syndicate was the legal name of the Iger Shop during this time.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The editors and artists of Seven Seas Comics...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, intro to book framed by picture of a statue of a mermaid and a compass.

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

Captain Cutlass / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Manning Lee Stokes ?
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Robert Webb
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Twas a fine June morn when disaster...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Captain Cutlass [Rodney Yorke]; Sir Henry Yorke; Elizabeth Yorke; Geoffrey; Abernathy Bates; Timmy; Peter Dirk; Blind Meg; Sue; Alf
Synopsis
The king has declared Rodney Yorke a pirate.

Indexer Notes

Page of original art at Lewis Wayne Gallery.

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

Tall Stories / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Little [as Watt A. Lyre]
Pencils
Frank Little [as Watt A. Lyre]
Inks
Frank Little [as Watt A. Lyre]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There he is, fellows! Isn't it a beauty
Genre
humor
Characters
Binks; Joe; Mrs. Binks
Synopsis
Tall story about catching a mermaid.

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

Tugboat Tessie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Manning Lee Stokes [as Lee Stoken]
Pencils
Alex Blum ?; Matt Baker ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Slap that paint on faster, Melody...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Tugboat Tessie; Bill Jetty; Melody; Ambrose Q. Ouch; MacGuire; Spider; Joe
Synopsis
Bill Jetty takes a towing job that had been offered to Tessie.

Indexer Notes

Most of the artwork looks like the work of Alex Blum, but the character Melody (particularly in the swimsuit sequence) appears to have been drawn by Matt Baker.

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

Harbor Patrol / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Manning Stokes (credited) [as Manning]
Pencils
Bob Hebberd (signed) [as Hebberd]
Inks
Bob Hebberd (signed) [as Hebberd]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The night is sultry, shadows sport along the wharves...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Mousey; Steve Badger; Squeaky; Whimsical Pete; Shifty; Tony
Synopsis
Crooks throw a store dummy into the harbor.

The Silver Whistle (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Master Thomas Judd; Mr. Rountree; Henry Howland; Captain Burton
Synopsis
Thomas is lonely because the other midshipmen won't be his friends.

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

Crossbones Charlie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Little (signed)
Pencils
Frank Little (signed)
Inks
Frank Little (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ahoy Captain! Mutiny adeck!
Genre
humor; historical
Characters
Crossbones Charlie
Synopsis
A crewman gets the captain's treasure map and takes over the ship.

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

The Ol' Skipper / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ruth Roche ?
Pencils
Alex Blum ?
Inks
Alex Blum ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sea often steals a man's heart...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Ol' Skipper; Bo'sun; Tom
Synopsis
The Ol' Skipper tells a tale of when he was trapped in the Sargasso Sea.

Indexer Notes

Ruth Roche credit suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Salty Stuff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Ol' Skipper Webb]
Pencils
Robert Webb ?
Inks
Robert Webb ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There! Now she'll stay fast!
Characters
The Ol' Skipper
Synopsis
Instructional page on types of knots.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sagas of the Sea Authentic Adventures / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb ?
Inks
Robert Webb ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Six hundred miles off Newfoundland...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Barr
Synopsis
The sinking of the Volturna on October 9, 1913.

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

South Sea Girl / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Manning Lee Stokes
Pencils
Matt Baker (signed)
Inks
Matt Baker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Above a volcano floor...
Genre
adventure
Characters
South Sea Girl [Alani]; Captain Ted Trimble; Bill; Marty; Tanaka; Old Naggi
Synopsis
Two criminals travel to the Vanishing Isles with a plan to make it a hideout for international criminals.
Reprints
Keywords
shark; typhoon; Vanishing Isles

Ye Map of Block Island (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Map of Block Island.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside backcover.

[New! Bobby Comics] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["The editors and artists of Seven Seas Comics..."]
  3. 2. ["Twas a fine June morn when disaster..."]
    Captain Cutlass
  4. 3. ["There he is, fellows! Isn't it a beauty"]
    Tall Stories
  5. 4. ["Slap that paint on faster, Melody..."]
    Tugboat Tessie
  6. 5. ["The night is sultry, shadows sport along the wharves..."]
    Harbor Patrol
  7. 6. The Silver Whistle
  8. 7. ["Ahoy Captain! Mutiny adeck!"]
    Crossbones Charlie
  9. 8. ["The sea often steals a man's heart..."]
    The Ol' Skipper
  10. 9. ["There! Now she'll stay fast!"]
    Salty Stuff
  11. 10. ["Six hundred miles off Newfoundland..."]
    Sagas of the Sea Authentic Adventures
  12. 11. ["Above a volcano floor..."]
    South Sea Girl
  13. 12. Ye Map of Block Island
  14. 13. [New! Bobby Comics]
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