A-1 #[2]
([circa Jan 1946])

Magazine Enterprises, 1945 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
On-sale date
1945-12-14 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Life's Romances Publishing Company
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

No year or date of publication. No number on this issue which appears to have been published after the Kerry Drake A-1 issue. Assume this to be issue #2 of the A-1 series as the contents are similar to issues #3-#10.

The date entered in the "On Sale Date" field for the A-1 series is the copyright date derived from the actual Library of Congress copyright documentation (available on www.archive.org). Of the 139 issues of A-1, copyright dates are missing for A-1 #1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 12, 15, 31, 55, 77, 88, 108, 121, 123, 127, 129, 134, and 137. Copyright dates for those missing issues can be extrapolated from surrounding issues. Cover dates with no month can be estimated using the copyright dates. The copyright date for this issue is estimated.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Mr. Ex; Rocky; Lew Loyal; Bush Berry (characters in panels from stories in the book)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Foil Bank Robbery] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Ex / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bert Whitman (signed)
Inks
Bert Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Mr. Ex
Synopsis
A child hit by a car recovers very quickly and is revealed to be part of a scam involving insurance collection.
Reprints
  • Chicago Tribune Syndicate newspaper comic strip reprints, undated, circa 1940s

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Rocky; Chimpy
Synopsis
Rocky gets involved with a flock of pelicans
Reprints
  • Chicago Tribune Syndicate newspaper comic strip reprints, undated, circa 1940s

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

Lew Loyal / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Milt Youngren
Inks
Milt Youngren
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Lew Loyal; Betsy
Synopsis
Lew Loyal and Betsy accompany Lew's Uncle, Inspector Mack on an expedition to Tia Juana, a dusty little town across the Mexican border.
Reprints
  • Chicago Tribune Syndicate newspaper comic strip reprints, undated, circa 1940s

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

Bush Berry / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Evans Krehbiel
Inks
Evans Krehbiel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
America, always a land of opportunity...
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Bush Berry
Synopsis
Bush Berry a clean cut kid comes from a farm in Iowa to be a pitcher for the big league's in Chicago.
Reprints
  • Chicago Tribune Syndicate newspaper comic strip reprints, undated, circa 1940s

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

Dotty Dripple / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bulford Tune
Inks
Bulford Tune
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Dotty; Bixby
Synopsis
Dripple has a fight with his next door neighbor over a rake
Reprints
  • Chicago Tribune Syndicate newspaper comic strip reprints, undated, circa 1940s

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Foil Bank Robbery]
    Mr. Ex
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Rocky the Stone Age Kid
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Lew Loyal
  6. 5. ["America, always a land of opportunity..."]
    Bush Berry
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Dotty Dripple
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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