(July 1944)

Chesler / Dynamic, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1944
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dynamic Publications
Brand:
World's Greatest Comics / Harry "A" Chesler Jr.; Harry "A" Chesler, Jr. Features Syndicate, N.Y.
Editing:
Harry "A" Chesler
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Indicia (from Frank Motler):
DYNAMIC COMICS, July 1944, No. 10. Published bi-monthly by DYNAMIC PUBLICATIONS, 420 DeSoto Ave., St Louis 7, Mo. Editorial & executive offices 163 West 23rd Street, New York 11, N. Y. Harry "A" Chesler, Jr., publisher (on leave with U.S. Army). Harry “A” Chesler, Editor. Single copies 10c. Yearly subscription $1.00. Application for second-class entry pending at the postoffice at St. Louis, Mo.

ENTIRE CONTENTS copyright Harry "A" Chesler, Jr Features Syndicate, 163 W. 23rd St., N. Y. 11, N. Y. Printed in U.S.A.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Echo / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gus Ricca [as "RIC"] (signed, with quotes)
Inks:
Gus Ricca [as "RIC"] (signed with quotes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Echo [Jim Carson]
Reprints:

The Sleep King (Table of Contents: 1)

Dynamic Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dynamic Man [Bert McQuade]; The Sleep King [Peabody Simms] (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Script verification by Jim Ludwig in Alter Ego #147 (July 2017).

The Night Hawk (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Watery Graveyard of Doomed Ships] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Echo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gus Ricca
Inks:
Gus Ricca
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Echo [Jim Carson]; Old John (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

[Pound of Flesh] (Table of Contents: 4)

Lucky Coyne / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lucky Coyne; Brian Adams (villain, introduction, dies)

Indexer Notes

One grisly story!

Midnight Murder (Table of Contents: 5)

Yankee Boy / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Yankee Boy

[The Black Market Mob] (Table of Contents: 6)

Yankee Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Yankee Boy; Roxy Hanlon (villain, introduction); Commissioner Grady (introduction)

[The Phoney Money] (Table of Contents: 7)

Ima Sleuth / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Beck
Inks:
Joe Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Bug Monsters of Dr. Strange] (Table of Contents: 8)

Dan Hastings / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dan Hastings; Dr. Strange (villain, introduction, dies, NOT the Marvel hero!!!)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ghastly story; giant insects kill children.

[Sabotage at the Steel Mill] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mr. "E" / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Bender ?
Inks:
Jack Bender ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mr. "E"; King Korah (idol); Nazi spies [Hans; other unnamed] (villains, introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis:
Mr. E appeals to the god Korah to reveal where his talents could best be used to aid the war effort, and he is shown spies attempting to sabotage the Halcroft Steel Works.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Halcroft Steel Mill

Indexer Notes

Mr. "E" appealed for guidance and assistance to a statue of a ancient tribal god named King Kolah which he found in the ruins of a prehistoric city. Housed in a hidden subterranean temple beneath his home, Kolah presented Mr. E with visions that led him to criminals. The idol also gave Mr. E the assistance of his eleven messengers, the Messengers of Justice. The messengers were small gnome-like creatures who could shape-shift into blackbirds and wreaked mischief against Mr. E's enemies. The names of some of the creatures were Butch, Zipper, Tim and Spike. Mr. E used his visions and assistant gnomes to fight crime in Washington DC.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Echo
  2. 1. The Sleep King
    Dynamic Man
  3. 2. The Night Hawk
  4. 3. [The Watery Graveyard of Doomed Ships]
    The Echo
  5. 4. [Pound of Flesh]
    Lucky Coyne
  6. 5. Midnight Murder
    Yankee Boy
  7. 6. [The Black Market Mob]
    Yankee Boy
  8. 7. [The Phoney Money]
    Ima Sleuth
  9. 8. [The Bug Monsters of Dr. Strange]
    Dan Hastings
  10. 9. [Sabotage at the Steel Mill]
    Mr. "E"
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