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
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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 (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
Related Scans
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
    Patches
  7. 6. Sandy vs Payne
    Patches
  8. 7. Scraps Rescue
    Secret Seven
  9. 8. The Sea Story
    Patches
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