(September 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.
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Harry "A" Chesler (credited) (editor); Harry A. Chesler Jr. (publisher)

Issue Notes

DYNAMIC COMICS, September 1944, No. 11. Published bi-monthly by DYNAMIC PUBLICATIONS, 420 De Soto Avenue, St. Louis 7, Mo. Editorial & Executive offices 163 West 23rd St, New York 11, N. Y. Harry "A" Chesler, Jr. Publisher (on leave with the U. S. Army), Harry "A" Chesler, Editor. Single copies 10c. Yearly subscription $1.00. Application for second-class entry pending at the postoffice [sic] 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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gus Ricca
Inks
Gus Ricca
Colors
?

Synopsis
Mad scientist with tiny people in test tubes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification from Ben Samuels via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Dynamic Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What weird secret changed ageless corpses into mad slaves of an evil genius?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dynamic Man [Bert McQuade]; Dynamic Boy [Ricky McQuade] (introduction); Dr. Clayton; Adele; Xando; Atepik; Hugo Bramm
Synopsis
A man uses Aztec mummies for a crime spree.

Indexer Notes

Dynamic Boy is Ricky McQuade, Dynamic Man's brother and aide, NOT the character in issues #2, 3.

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

Jest for Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well--another night, another buck!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Five unrelated one-panel gag cartoons.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A ghastly series of tenement house fires leaves blackened bodies in its wake.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Five Alarm Annie; Mr. E; Phil; Bessie; Sparky Pyroe; Joe Brock
Synopsis
A dying cabbie tells Mr. E about a woman he saw setting a tenement fire.

Indexer Notes

This story was reused for the Speed Savage story The Witch of Fire! from Triumph Comics #26 (Bell Features).

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beware the man who hands out money - especially if it's counterfeit!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Yankee Boy [Vic]; Spud Mulhern; Chicago Boland; Nick; Mrs. Davis; Mike; Tony; Graham
Synopsis
Yankee Boy goes after some counterfeiters.

The Dead Man Plays (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Dick Stevens; Pete Beers; Mike
Synopsis
A policeman tells a murder suspect that violin music will lead to the murderer.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our car is gone! Somebody stole it!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mugsy; Ima Slooth; Clancy
Synopsis
Ima tries to catch a couple of bank robbers.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mighty Dan Hastings, assisted by Dr. Carter and his daughter Gloria, invade the underground kingdom to save the nation's radium supply.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Hastings; Dr. Carter; Gloria Carter
Synopsis
A Sub-Earth kingdom is stealing Earth's radium supply.
Reprints

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

Li'l Arthur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow--wudda swell sight!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Arthur
Synopsis
Arthur is watching a beautiful sight.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A cold-blooded murderer made a fatal slip when he tried to kill the Echo's brother, Dr. Doom.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Echo [Jim Carson]; Dr. Doom; Howe; Cora; Claude Byrnes
Synopsis
A man kills a scientist and steals the formula to his latest invention.

The Sting of Death (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Steve Kent; John Waters
Synopsis
Steve Warns John that to pick the Golden Orchid results in death.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What sinister scheme lurked behind a blind beggar's mad melody?
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Lucky Coyne; Kitty; Anton; Reinhart; Izzie; Terry
Synopsis
A man shoots a beggar who keeps playing the song Blue Sunday.

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

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas Dynamic Tension System / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Wow! This is what I want"]
  3. 2. ["What weird secret changed ageless corpses into mad slaves of an evil genius?"]
    Dynamic Man
  4. 3. ["Well--another night, another buck!"]
    Jest for Fun
  5. 4. ["A ghastly series of tenement house fires leaves blackened bodies in its wake."]
    Mr. E
  6. 5. ["Beware the man who hands out money - especially if it's counterfeit!"]
    Yankee Boy
  7. 6. The Dead Man Plays
  8. 7. ["Our car is gone! Somebody stole it!"]
    Ima Slooth
  9. 8. ["Mighty Dan Hastings, assisted by Dr. Carter and his daughter Gloria, invade the underground kingdom to save the nation's radium supply."]
    Dan Hastings
  10. 9. ["Wow--wudda swell sight!"]
    Li'l Arthur
  11. 10. ["A cold-blooded murderer made a fatal slip when he tried to kill the Echo's brother, Dr. Doom."]
    The Echo
  12. 11. The Sting of Death
  13. 12. ["What sinister scheme lurked behind a blind beggar's mad melody?"]
    Lucky Coyne
  14. 13. ["10 power telescope"]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  15. 14. How Joe's Body Brought Him Fame Instead of Shame
    Charles Atlas Dynamic Tension System
This issue was modified by, among others
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  • Henry Andrews
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt