(November 1944)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
True Comics, Inc.
Editing
Harold C. Field; Beatrice Lewi (managing editor); Ralph O. Ellsworth (art director)

Issue Notes

Circulation: 548,979 copies (data from Audit Bureau of Circulation via Russ Mahera)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

True Comics / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Tito (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; biography; war

Thomas E. Dewey: Dewey (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
biography
Synopsis
Campaign biography

Indexer Notes

biography

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

Is It True? / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Natalie Purvin Prager
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Typeset

Synopsis
quiz

Sidney Franklin: Bullfighter from Brooklyn (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Harry Fisk
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Harry Fisk
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Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports
Reprints
Keywords
biography

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Shark Bait (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
Survivors in a lifeboat catch a shark

Railroads on the March (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; history

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

Truly Comic! / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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typeset

Genre
humor
Synopsis
jokes

Superfortress (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Synopsis
B-29 bomber

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

Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Jack Sparling
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The letters to movie stars were not fan mail...
Genre
non-fiction; crime
Synopsis
Eighth of a series
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

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

True's Movie Guide / text article / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
brief reviews

Nature's Airmen (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
Birds

Marie Anne Lagimoniere: Frontier Wife (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
biography
Synopsis
Red River Settlement

Indexer Notes

biography

Back-Yard Lifesaver (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
How children picking common milkweed pods across the United States helps the war effort by supplying raw material for life jackets and life belts filler. The children's picking brigades were often organized by schools and were active in 25 states and 2 Canadian provinces.

Indexer Notes

This may have been a PSA instead of a story, as readers were encouraged to contact the Milkweed Division of War Hemp Industries, Inc., Petoskey, Michigan for more information on how to help the war effort.

Paul Johnson: Lesson Learned (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
biography
Synopsis
Pilot Paul Johnson habitually buzzes airfields, main streets, etc.

Indexer Notes

biography

Sea Furies (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
British Torpedo Boats off North Africa in WWII
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    True Comics
  2. 1. Tito
  3. 2. Thomas E. Dewey: Dewey
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Is It True?
  5. 4. Sidney Franklin: Bullfighter from Brooklyn
  6. 5. Shark Bait
  7. 6. Railroads on the March
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Truly Comic!
  9. 8. Superfortress
  10. 9. ["The letters to movie stars were not fan mail..."]
    Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    True's Movie Guide
  12. 11. Nature's Airmen
  13. 12. Marie Anne Lagimoniere: Frontier Wife
  14. 13. Back-Yard Lifesaver
  15. 14. Paul Johnson: Lesson Learned
  16. 15. Sea Furies
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