The Weekender #v1#3 [Sept. Cover]
(September 1945)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Rucker Publications Ltd.
Brand:
A.R.P.
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour Cover; Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
8.25" x 11" (#3); 7.5" x 10.7" (#4); 7.7" x 10.25" (v2 #1)
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

The Weekender (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Thomson (signed)
Inks:
Thomson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; superhero

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Illustrated News / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

2 pages of b/w photographs with text

["Dorrence Hangs Tonight For Double Murder"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Mr. E. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. E; King Kolah (a god, introduction); "Messengers of Justice" (three blackbirds that appeared in answer to prayers to Kolah and could turn into a human figures, introduction for all); Miss Terry (introduction); Dorrence (introduction); Dorrence's mother (introduction); Ricci (villain, introduction); Ricci's gang [Slinky; rest unnamed] (villains, introduction for all, some die)
Synopsis:
Terry spots an old woman on the street and learns from her that her son is about to be executed for a crime he didn't commit, so she takes the woman to see Mr. E. A Messenger of Justice finds the residence of the true gang leader, then alerts Mr. E that the gang is about to leave town after framing the boy. Ricci successfully traps Mr. E at Dorrence's mother's home, but the Messengers of Justice help save the day, and Dorrence is released from prison.
Reprints:
Keywords:
The New York Press Guardian; The Washington Press Guardian

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

Illustrated News / photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

4 pages of b/w photographs

Ole Faithful (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

["Man in his never ending search for new conquests has made the world his universe."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Dan Hastings / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Max Plaisted ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Hastings; Gloria Carter; Bob Carter; Dr. Carter; Max Guddy
Reprints:

["Ike, you sap!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Insurance Ike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humour
Characters:
Insurance Ike
Reprints:

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

Illustrated News / photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

3 pages b/w photographs with 1 page text.

The Return of Dr. Strange (Table of Contents: 9)

Dan Hastings / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
1 page text story
Reprints:

[The Coming of the Sky Chief] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Sky Chief / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan ?
Inks:
Charles Sultan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sky Chief
Synopsis:
The Sky Chief secret aerial operative for the G-Men smashes through a ring of saboteurs to stop the mysterious destruction of American clipper planes.
Reprints:

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

Illustrated News / photo story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

3 pages of b/w photographs and 1 page text

Music Soothes the Savage Beast (Table of Contents: 12)

Scoop Daily / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Scoop Daily teaches the Sarge how playing the harmonica can win the war.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

one page text story with illo

[The Park Prowler] (Table of Contents: 13)

The Echo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield ?
Inks:
Ken Battefield ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Echo
Synopsis:
Who was the mad monster that prowled the park after midnight? The Echo sought the grisly answer altho he knew he would need a more deadly strategy than his amazing power of ventriloquism.
Reprints:

Midnight Present (Table of Contents: 14)

Major Victory / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Major Victory
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Illustrated News / photo story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

2 pages of b/w photographs

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Weekender
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Illustrated News
  4. 3. ["Dorrence Hangs Tonight For Double Murder"]
    Mr. E.
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Illustrated News
  6. 5. Ole Faithful
  7. 6. ["Man in his never ending search for new conquests has made the world his universe."]
    Dan Hastings
  8. 7. ["Ike, you sap!"]
    Insurance Ike
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Illustrated News
  10. 9. The Return of Dr. Strange
    Dan Hastings
  11. 10. [The Coming of the Sky Chief]
    The Sky Chief
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Illustrated News
  13. 12. Music Soothes the Savage Beast
    Scoop Daily
  14. 13. [The Park Prowler]
    The Echo
  15. 14. Midnight Present
    Major Victory
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Illustrated News
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jochen G.
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gary L. Watson