([1945])

American Comics Group, 1945 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
132
On-sale Date
1945-03 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
La Salle Publishing Co.
Editing
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes] (compiler)
Color
color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

CATALOG OF COPYRIGHT ENTRIES
PART 1
BOOKS, GROUP 2
NEW SERIES, VOLUME 42
FOR THE YEAR 1945

[Hughes (Richard E.)] comp . Merry-go-round. ©
Jan. 6, 1945; AA 473355; La Salle Pub. co., New
York. 1354

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
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?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Judge Beaver / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
And I still say people are gullible!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Judge Beaver; Parson Jones
Synopsis
The Judge doesn't believe people are gullible.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mutt-Machree / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Gordon (signed as dang.)
Pencils
Dan Gordon (signed as dang.)
Inks
Dan Gordon (signed as dang.)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Git outta the park, bum!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mutt
Synopsis
Mutt is chased from the park because he doesn't have a master.
Reprints
Keywords
Abraham Lincoln

Officer Oof (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Officer Oof
Synopsis
Officer Oof has to find somebody to arrest.

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

Puggsy Pup / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Maltese (credited)
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald (signed as Fitz)
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald (signed as Fitz)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why, Henry! You know he won't be much good as a watch dog!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Puggsy Pup; Henry Hogg; Mrs. Hogg; The Masked Fox
Synopsis
Puggsy tries to protect his new owners belongings from a thief.
Reprints

Stork Delivery Inc. (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mr. Stork
Synopsis
A stork tries to delivery a baby hippo to the hospital.
Reprints

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

Koo-Koo Koala / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Wessler (signed as COW)
Inks
Carl Wessler (signed as COW)
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?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I ought to have a fine crop this year!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Koo-Koo Koala
Synopsis
Koo-Koo Koala plants magic seeds and meets a giant.
Reprints

Bugsy Bumble (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
Two bugs try to show off for a girl while ice skating.

Sleepin' Lena (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Erich F. T. Schenk
Pencils
Erich F. T. Schenk
Inks
Erich F. T. Schenk
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Letters
Erich F. T. Schenk

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Lena; Mr. Black
Synopsis
Lena gets a job at an ice cream parlor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Jumpin' Joe the Kangaroo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gordon (signed as dg)
Inks
Dan Gordon (signed as dg)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw, Ma! Ain't I gettin' a little too old ta be carried in a pouch?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jumpin' Joe; Mr. Hippo
Synopsis
Joe feels he's too old to ride in his mother's pouch.
Reprints

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

The Great Homlock / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Ken Hultgren (credited)
Inks
Ken Hultgren (credited)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Egad! You say someone stole it? The cad!!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Homlock; Fatso
Synopsis
Homlock solves a mystery of a stolen pearl necklace.
Reprints

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

Laffy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Ken Champin (signed)
Inks
Ken Champin (signed)
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho! Ho! Ho! I gotta stop laughing! It's killing me! Ho! Ho! Ho!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Laffy; Dr. Owl
Synopsis
Laffy goes to the doctor to cure his laughing.
Reprints

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

Angus McSnoot / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Bradbury (signed as J. Bradbury)
Inks
Jack Bradbury (signed as J. Bradbury)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's been two hours ye been pacin' before this shop, Angus.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Angus McSnoot; hat salesman
Synopsis
Thrifty Scots pig Angus McSnoot tries to purchase a new hat as cheaply as possible.
Reprints

Maxwell Moth (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Wessler (signed as COW)
Inks
Carl Wessler (signed as COW)
Colors
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Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Maxwell Moth; Betsy Butterfly; Mrs. Butterfly; Billingsly Butterfly
Synopsis
Maxwell and Betsy are in love but her mother won't allow Betsy to marry a moth.

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

Dum and Dummer Detectives / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Harry Holt (signed)
Inks
Harry Holt (signed)
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dog-gone it! I don't understand why we don't get some business! We always get our man!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; detective-mystery
Characters
Dum; Dummer
Synopsis
The detectives investigate a stolen pearl necklace.
Reprints

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

Oscar the Ugly Duckling / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
And I'll give you another five dollars if you'll let me sock you in the nose!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Oscar; Addlehead; Genius Jabber
Synopsis
Oscar is an ugly duckling who can't do duck things correctly.
Reprints

Mortimer Mutt (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre
humor
Characters
Mortimer Mutt; Putrid Pete
Synopsis
Mortimer opens the Blood, Sweat and Tears Employment Agency.

Bagdad Bear (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Colors
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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bagdad Bear; Hip Hippo
Synopsis
Bagdad Bear buys a bag of tricks.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Luke the Worm / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Jack Bradbury (signed)
Inks
Jack Bradbury (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dawgone these early birds, late birds, fat birds, skinny birds, etc, etc--feathered friends--fooey!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Luke the Worm; George
Synopsis
Luke uses a rubber tube to fool birds.
Reprints

Buster Butterfinger (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Orestes Calpini [as Ore.] (signed)
Inks
Orestes Calpini [as Ore.] (signed)
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Letters
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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Buster Butterfinger; Mandy
Synopsis
Buster builds a car to win a race.

Rowdy and Dowdy (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rowdy; Dowdy; Drekthel Lowhorthe; Silver
Synopsis
Rowdy and Dowdy participate in a fox hunt.

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

Hard-Hearted Hannah / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Ken Hultgren ?
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Ken Hultgren ?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Bud, get up! You're comin' with us!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hannah; Tubby
Synopsis
Hannah prevents her husband from leaving the house.
Reprints

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

Buzz Bear / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Thurston Harper (signed)
Inks
Thurston Harper (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Trying to sleep in the daytime is getting to be a harder job than working all night! Boy--am I sleepy!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Buzz Bear
Synopsis
Buzz tries to get some sleep.
Reprints

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

Mr. Mutt / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Hubie Karp (credited as Hube Karp)
Pencils
Ed Dunn (signed)
Inks
Ed Dunn (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What good is this? I haven't had a square meal in a long time!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mr. Mutt
Synopsis
Mr. Mutt tries to get a meal.
Reprints

Randy Rabbit and Dilly Duck (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Randy Rabbit; Dilly Duck
Synopsis
Randy goes out hunting for a duck and Dilly goes hunting for rabbit.

Sleeping Lena (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Erich F. T. Schenk
Pencils
Erich F. T. Schenk
Inks
Erich F. T. Schenk
Colors
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Letters
Erich F. T. Schenk

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Lena
Synopsis
Lena gets a job at a grocery store.

Blowaway (Table of Contents: 26)

comic story / 4 ? pages (report information)

Script
Erich F. T. Schenk
Pencils
Erich F. T. Schenk
Inks
Erich F. T. Schenk
Colors
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Letters
Erich F. T. Schenk

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Blowaway; Napoleon Bonaparte
Synopsis
Blowaway brags about his ancestor.
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["And I still say people are gullible!"]
    Judge Beaver
  3. 2. ["Git outta the park, bum!"]
    Mutt-Machree
  4. 3. Officer Oof
  5. 4. ["Why, Henry! You know he won't be much good as a watch dog!"]
    Puggsy Pup
  6. 5. Stork Delivery Inc.
  7. 6. ["I ought to have a fine crop this year!"]
    Koo-Koo Koala
  8. 7. Bugsy Bumble
  9. 8. Sleepin' Lena
  10. 9. ["Aw, Ma! Ain't I gettin' a little too old ta be carried in a pouch?"]
    Jumpin' Joe the Kangaroo
  11. 10. ["Egad! You say someone stole it? The cad!!"]
    The Great Homlock
  12. 11. ["Ho! Ho! Ho! I gotta stop laughing! It's killing me! Ho! Ho! Ho!"]
    Laffy
  13. 12. ["It's been two hours ye been pacin' before this shop, Angus."]
    Angus McSnoot
  14. 13. Maxwell Moth
  15. 14. ["Dog-gone it! I don't understand why we don't get some business! We always get our man!"]
    Dum and Dummer Detectives
  16. 15. ["And I'll give you another five dollars if you'll let me sock you in the nose!"]
    Oscar the Ugly Duckling
  17. 16. Mortimer Mutt
  18. 17. Bagdad Bear
  19. 18. ["Dawgone these early birds, late birds, fat birds, skinny birds, etc, etc--feathered friends--fooey!"]
    Luke the Worm
  20. 19. Buster Butterfinger
  21. 20. Rowdy and Dowdy
  22. 21. ["Okay, Bud, get up! You're comin' with us!"]
    Hard-Hearted Hannah
  23. 22. ["Trying to sleep in the daytime is getting to be a harder job than working all night! Boy--am I sleepy!"]
    Buzz Bear
  24. 23. ["What good is this? I haven't had a square meal in a long time!"]
    Mr. Mutt
  25. 24. Randy Rabbit and Dilly Duck
  26. 25. Sleeping Lena
  27. 26. Blowaway
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jean-Francois Masse
  • Dan Stevenson
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Alan Morgan