Patches #1
(March-April 1945)

Rural Home, 1945 Series
 
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Rural Home Publishing Co.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Published at 420 Desoto Ave, St Louis Mo (World Color). Editorial offices: 155 N Clark St Chicago Ill. Indicia says "Patches Comics." Distributed by PDC.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Patches / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks
L. B. Cole (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Patches; Gram
Reprints

[A Tory's Redcoat] (Table of Contents: 1)

Patches / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
B. Kerman (signed)
Pencils
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks
Ezra Jackson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Patches; Gram; George Washington; Jonathan
Synopsis
When Gram finds an old patchwork quilt in the attic she uses it to tell stories of long ago to Patches. In the first, a young boy warns General Washington about two redcoats attempting to infiltrate his ranks.

Secret Seven (Table of Contents: 2)

The Secret Seven / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
B. Kerman
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Ezra Jackson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmie; Tiny; Patches; Ambrose; King (dog); Scraps (dog); Mrs. Brown
Synopsis
The Secret Seven try to decide on a mascot for their group.

The Redwood Wrens (Table of Contents: 3)

Patches / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
B. Kerman
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Ezra Jackson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
Patches; Blacky
Synopsis
Patches and Blacky vy to be the star of the basketball team. But Blacky isn't above a little underhanded trickery.

The Haunted House (Table of Contents: 4)

Secret Seven / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
B. Kerman
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Ezra Jackson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Patches; Mr. Smyte; Gram
Synopsis
Mr. Smyte sells the boy's clubhouse but offers them an old house rumored to be haunted to use instead.

Patches and the Tiger-Lion (Table of Contents: 5)

Patches / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
B. Kerman
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Ezra Jackson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Patches; Ambrose; Bill; Jimmy; Fatso; Squinty; Tiny

Sandy vs Payne (Table of Contents: 6)

Patches / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
B. Kerman
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Ezra Jackson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Gloria Payne; Patches; Sandy; Squinty; Ambrose
Synopsis
Patches gets caught in a love triangle when movie star Gloria Payne comes to town.

Scraps Rescue (Table of Contents: 7)

Secret Seven / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
B. Kerman
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Ezra Jackson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

The Sea Story (Table of Contents: 8)

Patches / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
B. Kerman
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Ezra Jackson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Patches
  2. 1. [A Tory's Redcoat]
    Patches
  3. 2. Secret Seven
    The Secret Seven
  4. 3. The Redwood Wrens
    Patches
  5. 4. The Haunted House
    Secret Seven
  6. 5. Patches and the Tiger-Lion
    Patches
  7. 6. Sandy vs Payne
    Patches
  8. 7. Scraps Rescue
    Secret Seven
  9. 8. The Sea Story
    Patches
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