(August-September 1946)

Bell Features, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 CAD; 6d [0-0-6 GBP]
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Bell Features and Publishing Company Limited
Brand:
[A bell]
Editing:
James McClenning
Color:
Full Colour Covers; Black and White Interiors (except full color #32 (27) )
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

The cover says New Triumph Comics #27 but the indicia says Triumph Comics #32.

See also Triumph Comics (Post Cereal, 1948 Series) #[nn] issue, which re-uses this cover but with different contents.


["We had to hire him on account of the diaper shortage."] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
René L. Kulbach
Inks:
René L. Kulbach
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover is unrelated to interior contents.

["Better let me work on the outside - I feel self-conscious in here"] (Table of Contents: 1)

So Help Me / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Thomas
Pencils:
Bill Thomas
Inks:
Bill Thomas
Letters:
Bill Thomas

Genre:
humour
Synopsis:
Three single panel cartoons.

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

[The Treasure Map] (Table of Contents: 2)

Rocketman & Rocketgirl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Chesler shop
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rocketman [Cal Martin]; Rocketgirl [Doris Dalton]; Ned Bailey; Mort Whalen; Valerie Cloud
Synopsis:
Ned Bailey has an old pirate map, but others want it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original comic.

[The Fake Heir] (Table of Contents: 3)

Master Key / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Master Key [Ray Cardell]; Mr. Barclay; Mrs. Mae Leary; Lester Leary; Arthur Barclay
Synopsis:
The Master Key gets involved in a case to find a missing heir.
Reprints:

[Happy Landing, Not] (Table of Contents: 4)

Happy Landing / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Beck
Inks:
Otto Eppers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour; war
Characters:
Happy Landing; Beck; Eppers
Synopsis:
Happy is assigned to a demolition detail.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Turner's Horse Lost a Race Against Death (Table of Contents: 5)

Pseudo-Murder / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Mike Hart; Frank Turner; Marcus
Synopsis:
Detective Mike Hart finds a dead man in a driveway.
Reprints:

[Snake in the Cup] (Table of Contents: 6)

Johnny on the Spot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; teen
Characters:
Johnny Jenkins; Birchie Burke; Mr. Squire; Mr. Burke; Gloria; Jack Prout; Roger; Al; Buster Wiggin; Chip Foley
Synopsis:
Johnny almost messes up Mr. Burke's sale of a new chemical process.
Reprints:

Edgar Allan Poe (Table of Contents: 7)

Men of Letters / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Edgar Allan Poe
Reprints:

Crime Does Not Pay! (Table of Contents: 8)

Manhunters Guardians of the Law / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
John McGuire; Mike Rooney; J. S. Jones; Gus; Andy Voorhees; Mr. Rainer; Jack Rainer; De Witt C. Roland; Prosecutor Morse
Synopsis:
John McGuire is arrested for a crime he didn't commit.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Auburn; Puyallup; Tacoma; Washington state

[Trouble With the Mexicans] (Table of Contents: 9)

Scoop Daily / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Scoop Daily; Oily Welles; Shorty; Mark Quay; Winnie; Pedro
Synopsis:
A crooked businessman tries to start a war between Mexico and the United States.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

[Bopped the Bull] (Table of Contents: 10)

Punch & Cutey / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Beck
Inks:
Otto Eppers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour; sport
Characters:
Punch O'Malley; Cutey O'Malley; Professor Krackpotz; Carlos Mungo; Don Pedro Salami
Synopsis:
Punch goes to South American to box as part of the Good Neighbor plan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

Speak Spanish (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tom Casey Had a Nose For Crime (Table of Contents: 12)

Blood and Blarney / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Joe Blake; Tom Casey
Synopsis:
Tom Casey is guarding the night shift payroll.
Reprints:

[3 Big Values in One] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Billfold / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Presenting the Active Jim Club (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[Funny as a Barrel of Monkeys] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["We had to hire him on account of the diaper shortage."]
  2. 1. ["Better let me work on the outside - I feel self-conscious in here"]
    So Help Me
  3. 2. [The Treasure Map]
    Rocketman & Rocketgirl
  4. 3. [The Fake Heir]
    Master Key
  5. 4. [Happy Landing, Not]
    Happy Landing
  6. 5. Turner's Horse Lost a Race Against Death
    Pseudo-Murder
  7. 6. [Snake in the Cup]
    Johnny on the Spot
  8. 7. Edgar Allan Poe
    Men of Letters
  9. 8. Crime Does Not Pay!
    Manhunters Guardians of the Law
  10. 9. [Trouble With the Mexicans]
    Scoop Daily
  11. 10. [Bopped the Bull]
    Punch & Cutey
  12. 11. Speak Spanish
  13. 12. Tom Casey Had a Nose For Crime
    Blood and Blarney
  14. 13. [3 Big Values in One]
    Billfold
  15. 14. Presenting the Active Jim Club
    Active Jim
  16. 15. [Funny as a Barrel of Monkeys]
    Other Bell Comics
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