([November] 1944)

Fox, 1944 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Volume
?
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
132
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1944-11-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
R. W. Voigt
Brand
American Comics Library
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
Color
Dimensions
7 1/8" x 10 1/8"
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Infinity cover.
Indicia:
R. W. Voigt
Publisher
Chicago, Ill.
Entire contents copyrighted 1944, by R. W. Voigt.
Library of Congress copyright date 11/15/44


30 Complete Picture Stories (Table of Contents)

Bouncer; O'Brine Twins / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Bouncer; Adam Anteas, Jr.
Reprints

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
List of contents for the issue, plus copyright and publisher notices.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Borrowed Eye (Table of Contents: 2)

Bouncer / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils
Louis Ferstadt ? [as Lew Howe] (signed)
Inks
Louis Ferstadt ? [as Lew Howe] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Bouncer; Anteas Jr.; Penny; Professor Mentor; The Lens
Synopsis
Anteas and the Bouncer save Professor Mentor from a fire but his eye is hurt. The Lens decides to kidnap the volunteers that come forward to help save the professor's eye.

Indexer Notes

Title from contents page. Appearance between The Bouncer #13 and #14.

S.O.S. From Mars (Table of Contents: 3)

Rick Evans / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Stan Ford]
Inks
? [as Stan Ford]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rick Evans; Stringbean; Lugo; Princess Mina; Astra
Synopsis
Princess Mina uses telepathy to bring Rick Evans to Mars to fight a six-armed villain named Lugo.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in All Top Comics #1 (one-shot).

The Prison in the Sky (Table of Contents: 4)

Rick Evans / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Stan Ford]
Inks
? [as Stan Ford]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rick Evans; Stringbean; Astra
Synopsis
Rick and his friends go searching for missing scientists in space but find themselves enslaved by a giant cyclops and his wife.

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in All Your Comics #1 (first one-shot)

The Bleeding Statue (Table of Contents: 5)

The Puppeteer / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alvin C. Hollingsworth [as Alec Hope] (signed)
Inks
Alvin C. Hollingsworth [as Alec Hope] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Puppeteer [Alan Dale]; Raven (bird friend of Puppeteer); Dr. Martin; Dr. Martin's daughters [Myra; Helen]; a mad sculptor (villain, death); mad sculptor's apprentices (villains)
Synopsis
The Puppeteer saves museum curator Dr. Martin's daughters when they are kidnapped by a mad sculptor.

Indexer Notes

Alan Dale transforms himself into the Puppeteer by playing the first notes of Beethoven's fifth on the giant organ.

Last appearance in All Top Comics #1 (one-shot) as Captain V.

Next appearance in All Your Comics #1 (first one-shot).

Alec Hope is a by-line that appeared on art by Hollingsworth.

Art credits courtesy of the Who's Who.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Imagine That / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All circus elephants come from India...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Filler with facts about various things.

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

Imagine That / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Archery was first introduced to the Britons...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Unusual facts about various things.

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

Red Robbins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Ron Rogan]
Inks
? [as Ron Rogan]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
During the war a boat in the convoy was sunk...
Genre
adventure
Characters
"Speed" Karr (first appearance); Blackie (first appearance; villain); Red Robbins
Synopsis
Speed Karr finds a secret message and gets kidnapped for having it. Red Robbins uncovers a plot to steal gold from a sunken ship.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in All Top Comics #1 (one-shot).

The Medical Murderer (Table of Contents: 9)

Red Robbins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Ron Rogan]
Inks
? [as Ron Rogan]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dr. Howell (first appearance; villain); Trigger Burke (first appearance; villain); Red Robbins
Synopsis
Red Robbins tracks down Trigger Burke after he's hurt in a car crash.

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in All Your Comics #1 (first one-shot).

The Case of the Vanishing Gems (Table of Contents: 10)

Dick Transom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Hap Harris]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dick Transom
Synopsis
Dick goes undercover as a waiter at a dinner party to catch a cross-dressing jewel thief.

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

O'Brine Twins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Larry Page]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oops! It went into a hole!
Genre
humor
Characters
Waterman O'Brine; Wetmore O'Brine; Pluto (The Devil); Gabriel (angel); Luna Moon; Mr. Sun; Venus
Synopsis
The O'Brine twins go golfing and end up imagining themselves golfing with the sun.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

O'Brine Twins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Larry Page]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought this was a strange lookin' horse!
Genre
humor
Characters
Wetmore O'Brine; Waterman O'Brine; Pappy O'Connor; Zeke O'Connor; Rufe O'Connor; Tim McLoy
Synopsis
The O'Brine twins get involved in a southern feud.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Imagine That / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The attempt to train the golden eagle...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about various things.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Imagine That / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bells were first invented about the year 400...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about various things.

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

Betty Boyd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Al Jones]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, boys the game's up!!
Characters
Betty Boyd (first appearance; only appearance?); Chuck Morgan (first appearance; villain; death); Harvey Thatcher (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
Betty, a reporter, tries to find out who's behind the Stetson Silver Mine robberies.

Who Is the Purple Tigress? (Table of Contents: 16)

Purple Tigress / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Betty Brown]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Purple Tigress [Ann Morgan] (first appearance; only appearance?); Thorne (first appearance; villain); Stella (first appearance; villain); their gang (first appearance; villains)
Synopsis
Ann Morgan, the richest girl in town, changes into The Purple Tigress to stop jewel thieves at a party.

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

Adventures of Connie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Godwin?
Pencils
Frank Godwin
Inks
Frank Godwin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arriving in Bombay, Walker with Connie visited Kurt Schreiber...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Connie; Kurt Schrieber; Walker; Abraham Lincoln; Amos Q. Billings
Synopsis
Connie and Walker travel 100 years back in time to track down Walker's sister who Kurt Schrieber has sent back in time.
Reprints
  • from Connie (Newspaper strip) unknown dates [circa 1930's]

Wires Down (Table of Contents: 18)

Titan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Ben Ellis]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Scar Plumm (first appearance; villain); Mr. Harte (first appearance; villain); Titan; Walter Crane
Synopsis
Titan infiltrates a gang who is destroying telegraph lines.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in All Top Comics #1 (one-shot); next appearance in All Your Comics #1 (first one-shot).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Percy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Pat Adams]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee what a dull day!
Genre
humor
Characters
Percy; Betty; Reg
Synopsis
Percy and Betty find a fake treasure map that leads them to a real treasure.

The Cat's Meow (Table of Contents: 20)

Pussy Katnip / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Len Short]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Pussy Katnip; Bulldog; Setter; George
Synopsis
Pussy Katnip, nightclub owner, takes the Katnip Fizz to turn her into a crime-fighter when Bulldog and his gang tries to put her out of business.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Snooky / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Toby]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Starlight, starbright, first star I didn't see tonight.
Characters
Snooky; Honey Bear; Man in the Moon
Synopsis
Snooky and Honey Bear take their sky rocket to investigate where all the stars have gone.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Sis and Junior / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry up, Junior!
Genre
humor
Characters
Sis; Junior
Synopsis
Sis and Junior sneak into a baseball game.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Prof. Nudnik / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why don't you leave me alone?
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Nudnik; Professor Nudnik's assistant
Synopsis
Professor Nudnik's assistant mishears the word "bum" for the word "bomb".

Indexer Notes

Not listed in table of contents inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Karrots / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Little [as Cy King]
Inks
Frank Little [as Cy King]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The lion grabs the steak an' wham!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Karrots; Goopy
Synopsis
Karrots and Goopy make an invention to trap an animal.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Mike the M.P. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Tod Kay]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're off duty, Mike, and you have a camera...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mike the M.P.
Synopsis
Mike's friend asks him to take pictures of him being extorted, but Mike can't focus the camera in time.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Gussie the Gob / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Ab Moore]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy--ten days' furlogh, Paul...
Genre
humor
Characters
Gussie the Gob; Paul
Synopsis
Gussie goes home on leave but can't find a date.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Red Kamphor / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Little [as Barry]
Inks
Frank Little [as Barry]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't worry, Inny!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Inny; Inky; Red Kamphor
Synopsis
Inky goes into a boxing match with Red Kamphor to get money to pay off the Bunny family's mortgage.

Crime in No. 9 (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; crime
Synopsis
A funny animal gang uses a shrinking ray to infiltrate a jewelry store.

Indexer Notes

Contents page gives title as "Crime at No. 9".

The Landlady (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man who owes back-rent escapes his landlady by using his wits.

Harvest of Horror (Table of Contents: 30)

Green Mask / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Jack Fiske]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Mask III [Johnny Green] (possibly first appearance); The Neck (first appearance; villain); Suzie
Synopsis
The Neck escapes from jail and battles the Green Mask while Johnny Green and his friends are going to help a farmer.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Mystery Men #31; next appearance in All Great Comics #1 (2nd one-shot)

For Victory (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

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

American Comics Library (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. 30 Complete Picture Stories
    Bouncer; O'Brine Twins
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. The Borrowed Eye
    Bouncer
  4. 3. S.O.S. From Mars
    Rick Evans
  5. 4. The Prison in the Sky
    Rick Evans
  6. 5. The Bleeding Statue
    The Puppeteer
  7. 6. ["All circus elephants come from India..."]
    Imagine That
  8. 7. ["Archery was first introduced to the Britons..."]
    Imagine That
  9. 8. ["During the war a boat in the convoy was sunk..."]
    Red Robbins
  10. 9. The Medical Murderer
    Red Robbins
  11. 10. The Case of the Vanishing Gems
    Dick Transom
  12. 11. ["Oops! It went into a hole!"]
    O'Brine Twins
  13. 12. ["I thought this was a strange lookin' horse!"]
    O'Brine Twins
  14. 13. ["The attempt to train the golden eagle..."]
    Imagine That
  15. 14. ["Bells were first invented about the year 400..."]
    Imagine That
  16. 15. ["All right, boys the game's up!!"]
    Betty Boyd
  17. 16. Who Is the Purple Tigress?
    Purple Tigress
  18. 17. ["Arriving in Bombay, Walker with Connie visited Kurt Schreiber..."]
    Adventures of Connie
  19. 18. Wires Down
    Titan
  20. 19. ["Gee what a dull day!"]
    Percy
  21. 20. The Cat's Meow
    Pussy Katnip
  22. 21. ["Starlight, starbright, first star I didn't see tonight."]
    Snooky
  23. 22. ["Hurry up, Junior!"]
    Sis and Junior
  24. 23. ["Why don't you leave me alone?"]
    Prof. Nudnik
  25. 24. ["The lion grabs the steak an' wham!"]
    Karrots
  26. 25. ["You're off duty, Mike, and you have a camera..."]
    Mike the M.P.
  27. 26. ["Oh boy--ten days' furlogh, Paul..."]
    Gussie the Gob
  28. 27. ["Don't worry, Inny!"]
    Red Kamphor
  29. 28. Crime in No. 9
  30. 29. The Landlady
  31. 30. Harvest of Horror
    Green Mask
  32. 31. For Victory
  33. 32. American Comics Library
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