Keen Teens #[1]
(1945)

Magazine Enterprises, 1945 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Life's Romances Publishing Company
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Dated from deadline of March 1, 1945 to respond to reader poll. Indexed from a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/index.php.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?; ? (photographs)
Inks
?; ? (photographs)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's it matter who's king? I ain't!
Genre
teen
Characters
Frank Sinatra; Van Johnson
Keywords
billboards

Frank Sinatra (Table of Contents: 1)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

Adventure on the High Seas (Table of Contents: 2)

Claire Voyant / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Sparling [as Sparling] (credited)
Pencils
Jack Sparling [as Sparling] (credited)
Inks
Jack Sparling [as Sparling] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Claire Voyant daily (?) 1943.02.10? - ?

Indexer Notes

This appears to be a condensed version of the initial Claire Voyant storyline.
Unclear if this is the material from PM newspaper, or from Chicago Sun Times Syndicate as
the copyright line suggets.
(c) 1943 Field Publications

Sugar and Spice (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Maureen Daly
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Advice column. (c) Chicago Tribune

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

Sissy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

2 unrelated strips reprinted per page.

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

Dotty Dripple / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Buford Tune
Pencils
Buford Tune
Inks
Buford Tune
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Dotty Dripple (Publishers Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Four unrelated single page strips.

Nice, Neat and Nifty (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Rocky the Stone-Age Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Engli
Pencils
Frank Engli
Inks
Frank Engli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints
  • from Rocky the Stone-Age Kid (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

4 unrelated single page strips.

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

Gertie O'Grady / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Paul McCarthy
Pencils
Paul McCarthy
Inks
Paul McCarthy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Gertie O'Grady (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) ?

The Correct Thing (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Elinor Ames
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Etiquette lessons.

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

Sissy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

2 unrelated strips per page.

What Gets You...? (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Readers' poll with due date of March 1, 1945.

Van Johnson (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What's it matter who's king? I ain't!"]
  2. 1. Frank Sinatra
  3. 2. Adventure on the High Seas
    Claire Voyant
  4. 3. Sugar and Spice
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Sissy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dotty Dripple
  7. 6. Nice, Neat and Nifty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Rocky the Stone-Age Kid
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Gertie O'Grady
  10. 9. The Correct Thing
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sissy
  12. 11. What Gets You...?
  13. 12. Van Johnson
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