(1947)

Iger, 1946 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Leader Enterprises Inc.
Editing
S. M. Iger (executive editor); Ruth Roche (managing editor)

Issue Notes

No month of publication is given.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

South Sea Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker
Colors
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
South Sea Girl [Alani]
Reprints
Keywords
sharks

Murder Goes Native! (Table of Contents: 1)

South Sea Girl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Thorne Stevenson (house name)
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
South Sea Girl [Alani]; Tex Miles; Lilli Sharon
Synopsis
Tex Miles comes to the Vanishing Isles to film a movie but his star, Lilli Sharon, tries to kill Alani's cheetah.
Reprints
Keywords
cheetah; gorilla; Vanishing Isles

Indexer Notes

Cover story. Although Alani battling a shark occurs in issues #1 and #5 of the series.

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

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

Script
Ruth Roche
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young Joe Leeds has just inherited some property...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Ol' Skipper
Synopsis
Joe Leeds has inherited some land by the beach and tries to evict the Ol' Skipper who squats there. But after the Skipper tells him a story of how he saved his old landlord's son during a storm at sea, Joe lets the Skipper stay.

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

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

Script
Frank Little
Pencils
Frank Little
Inks
Frank Little
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings, O'Toole, and how is it the face that always wears a smile looks down at the mouth today?
Genre
humor
Synopsis
An Irishman tells a tall tale of how he lived inside of a whale.

The Old Tobacco Box (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
The Ol' Skipper tries to dissuade a nine year old runaway that he isn't ready to be a sailor by telling him a story of how not smoking tobacco can bring bad luck to sailors.

Indexer Notes

A text story featuring the characters from "The Ol' Skipper" feature.

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

Sagas of the Sea / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Webb (signed)
Inks
Bob Webb
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I, Captain Joshua Slocum, came from a family of seafaring men.
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
About the life of seaman and adventurer Joshua Slocum.
Reprints

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

Salty Stuff / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Webb ? (credited as Ol' Skipper Webb)
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
Bob Webb
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jeepers! How does a sailor ever learn all those compass markings, Skipper?
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
How to read a compass.
Reprints
Keywords
compass

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

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
Look out! She strikes in darkness.
Genre
crime
Characters
Steve Badger; Squeaky; Cindy Ford
Synopsis
The Harbor Patrol goes up against the nefarious Cindy Ford and her submarine.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    South Sea Girl
  2. 1. Murder Goes Native!
    South Sea Girl
  3. 2. ["Young Joe Leeds has just inherited some property..."]
    The Ol' Skipper
  4. 3. ["Greetings, O'Toole, and how is it the face that always wears a smile looks down at the mouth today?"]
    Tall Tales
  5. 4. The Old Tobacco Box
  6. 5. ["I, Captain Joshua Slocum, came from a family of seafaring men."]
    Sagas of the Sea
  7. 6. ["Jeepers! How does a sailor ever learn all those compass markings, Skipper?"]
    Salty Stuff
  8. 7. ["Look out! She strikes in darkness."]
    Harbor Patrol
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Ken Austin
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dennis Ray
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike White