(August 1945)

Narrative, 1945 Series
Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
Editing
L. B. Cole ?
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
Standard U. S. Golden Age;
Paper Stock
Newsprint with Glossy Covers
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The book itself is undated anywhere. Date is a best guess based on William Woolfolk's records and Keltner's Index.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dr, Mephisto / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
L. B. Cole
Inks
L. B. Cole
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Black Raider; Merlin; Dr. Mephisto; Miss Espionage; Chin Chop
Reprints

Cut Rate Crimes (Table of Contents: 1)

Black Raider / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils
George Appel (signed)
Inks
George Appel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Raider [Gordon Summers]

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk's records indicate he wrote at least one Black Raider story. This is probably it.
Previously appeared in Mask Comics #2.

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

Chin Chop / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Tony Dipreta (signed)
Inks
Tony Dipreta
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chin Chop, the world's worst detective...
Genre
humor
Characters
Chin Chop

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

Dr. Mephisto / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Casper Emerson
Inks
Casper Emerson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here is a tale of the diabolical Dr. Mephisto...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Mephisto (Introduction)

Indexer Notes

Art ID by David Saunders at <http://www.pulpartists.com/Emerson.html> (September 2013).

Science Solves a Crime (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

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

Miss Espionage / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the smoke and flame of war...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Miss Espionage [daughter of Mata Hari](introduction; origin)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk's records for this period indicate he wrote at least one Miss Espionage story and this is probably it.

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

Boy Magician / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
Leo Morey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What was the secret of the magic coin?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Merlin (the Boy Magician); Pancho; Morgan Le Faye (villain)

Indexer Notes

credits from Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Previously appeared in Mask Comics #2

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr, Mephisto
  2. 1. Cut Rate Crimes
    Black Raider
  3. 2. ["Chin Chop, the world's worst detective..."]
    Chin Chop
  4. 3. ["Here is a tale of the diabolical Dr. Mephisto..."]
    Dr. Mephisto
  5. 4. Science Solves a Crime
  6. 5. ["Out of the smoke and flame of war..."]
    Miss Espionage
  7. 6. ["What was the secret of the magic coin?"]
    Boy Magician
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin