(1945)

 
Volume
?
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
132
On-sale Date
1945
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
A Cambridge House Book
Editing
Bernard Baily Studio (credited as Bernard Baily Studios) (editorial)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Truth / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Truth [Ken Elliott]; Luckyman [Danny Barr]; Detective Dareall; Hopeless Henry; Witch of Salem; The Wise Guy; Jones; Trixie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mark Carlson-Ghost maintains that the art for this cover was by Mac Raboy (not Guinta) in his massive article in Alter Ego (Tomorrows, 1999 series) #164 (May 2020), page 37. Upon close inspection of the cover, John Guinta's signature is no where to be seen, as previous credit stated. Art credits revised by Craig Delich.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
typeset

The Vanishing Boy! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Truth / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Elliott ?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Captain Truth [Ken Elliott] (introduction); Mr. Blane (landlord); Joey; Mary (Joey's mother); Arthur [aka Slug Warner] (villain, Joey's father, reforms); Blackie (villain, gang leader); Blackie's gang [Slug Warner; "Handsome" Harry] (villains, black market racketeers)
Synopsis
Captain Truth encounters some black marketeers stealing light bulbs from a store in order to secure valuable tungsten from the filaments. Unsuccessful, he returns to his apartment as Ken Elliott only to find that the landlord has evicted him and the rest of the tenants. Having no place to stay, Ken Elliott stays overnight with Joey and learns that his father is really Slug Warner. Captain Truth then decides to show Slug the error of his ways and reform....for Joey's sake.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

Mark Carlson-Ghost maintains that the art for this story was by Mac Raboy (not Bob Fujitani) in his massive article in Alter Ego (Tomorrows, 1999 series) #164 (May 2020), page 37. Art credits revised by Craig Delich.

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

Bill Hilly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lester Lee ? (signed as Les)
Pencils
Schertz (signed)
Inks
Schertz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wanted! Man to take care of curtain
Genre
humor
Characters
Bill Hilly
Synopsis
Bill tries to get a job at a theater.

Fifty Dollar Reward! (Table of Contents: 4)

Benny the Boxer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Lit-Win ?
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Benny; Homicide Hector; Hiram
Synopsis
Benny boxes a man for $50.

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

Crime Detector / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edmond Good (signed as De Mond)
Inks
Edmond Good (signed as De Mond)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I confess
Genre
crime
Characters
Professor Clever; Mokey the Coyote; Brains
Synopsis
Professor Clever has invented a machine that predicts criminal activity.

The Great Tanktown Bank Robbery!!! (Table of Contents: 6)

Silly and Filly / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Silly; Filly; Hank; Jessie; James; Snafu the Snake
Synopsis
Horses Silly and Filly confound their riders.

The Witch of Salem (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
drama; historical
Characters
Bridewell; Penley
Synopsis
A woman accused of being a witch is sentenced to death.

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

Whitey and the Magic Crown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Stahl (signed as Bruce Baker)
Inks
Al Stahl (signed as Bruce Baker)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the story of a little white mouse...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Whitie; Bernie; Carrie; Wright
Synopsis
Whitie finds a magic crown and a life-giving potion and goes on an adventure.

Indexer Notes

The logo spells his name Whitey, but the story calls him Whitie.

The Terror of the Temple! (Table of Contents: 9)

Tom Tom / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dr. Tom Tom; Jose; Dr. Cruelo; Juan
Synopsis
Dr. Tom Tom discovers men shrunk inside of germs.
Reprints

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

Flight Topics! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The famous "Shangri--La," from which General Doolittle led the first bombing attack on Tokyo was the aircraft carrier "Hornet"!
Genre
non-fiction; military
Characters
James Doolittle; Sir Lawrence Hargrave

Indexer Notes

Information on James Doolittle's plane, the first flight by kite, the Douglass C-54, a plane riddled with over 2000 shell and bullet holes and the first transpolar flight to Alaska.

The Man with the Mirror Eyes! (Table of Contents: 11)

Detective Dareall / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman (signed)
Inks
Manny Stallman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Detective Dareall; Don; Mirror Eyes
Synopsis
Mirror Eyes tries to get $50,000 from Detective Dareall by threatening his friend's life.
Reprints

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

Jones and His Mrs. / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somebody should have told this guy about Lincoln freeing the slaves!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jones; Mrs. Jones; Mrs. Snoop
Synopsis
Mrs. Jones bakes pies for a charity.

Caribbean Interlude (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Becket; Farrell; Jose
Synopsis
A prisoner is put in a cell on a small island.

The Perfume Murder (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edmond Good (signed as De Mond)
Inks
Edmond Good (signed as De Mond)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jim Palmer; Tom; Mr. Tight; Oliver; O'Toole
Synopsis
Jim tries to commit the perfect murder.

[Dreams] (Table of Contents: 15)

Dinkey Winkie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Dinky Winkie; Mary; Patsy; the Nightmare
Synopsis
Mary and Patsy visit Dreamland.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Dennis Denton / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman (signed)
Inks
Manny Stallman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like most really strong men, Dennis Denton hates to have to use his strength!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dennis Denton; Cheryl; The Jolly Roger
Synopsis
The Jolly Roger robs a bank and throws away the money.

[Be kind to Albert week!] (Table of Contents: 17)

Albert / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Albert; Van Beest; Polly; Gloria
Synopsis
Albert is hired to help out with a pet shop.

3-Alarm Fire! (Table of Contents: 18)

Hopeless Henry / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howie Post (signed as Howard W. Post)
Inks
Howie Post (signed as Howard W. Post)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hopeless Henry
Synopsis
Henry helps two people get to the train station.

Audrey's Birthday Party!! (Table of Contents: 19)

Trixie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
children
Characters
Trixie; Mrs. Van Upstart; Audrey Van Upstart; Oswald
Synopsis
Trixie causes trouble at Audrey's birthday party.

Money from Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 20)

Wise Guy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Wise Guy; Mr. Crane; George Crane (picture)
Synopsis
The Wise Guy figures out a scheme to get some money.

Secret Gold! (Table of Contents: 21)

Sinister Sam / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
humor
Characters
Sinister Sam; Crawly; Colonel Gowt; Ophelia Gowt; Handsome Horace
Synopsis
Sinister Sam tries to get Colonel Gowt's property.

Sky Notes! (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; military
Characters
William Mitchell; Lou Kirn; Frank Kurtz

Indexer Notes

Info on an air torpedo, the first flying bomb, the grasshopper artillery, Lou Kirn and Frank Kurtz, and the North American Mustang plane.

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

Screwy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lester Lee ? (signed as L)
Pencils
Schertz ? (signed as S)
Inks
Schertz ? (signed as S)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Since I gave my dog to the army, I'll have to use you to retrieve the ducks I shot down!
Genre
humor
Characters
Screwy
Synopsis
Screwy retrieves a hunter's shot duck.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Luckyman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's all right when Luckyman is on your side... but his good luck is all bad luck for crime and criminals... that's what Joltin' Joe didn't know...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Luckyman [Danny Barr] (introduction); Oliver Barron; Joltin' Joe; Bobo
Synopsis
Luckyman is hired to solve the mystery of some disappearing ships.

Indexer Notes

Only appearance of Luckyman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Joe Blow / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lester Lee ? (signed as Lee)
Pencils
Schertz ? (signed as Schertz)
Inks
Schertz ? (signed as Schertz)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Blow; Junior; Kelly
Synopsis
Joe's cousin goes with him to the store.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gold Medal Comics

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Truth
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Vanishing Boy!
    Captain Truth
  4. 3. ["Wanted! Man to take care of curtain"]
    Bill Hilly
  5. 4. Fifty Dollar Reward!
    Benny the Boxer
  6. 5. ["I confess"]
    Crime Detector
  7. 6. The Great Tanktown Bank Robbery!!!
    Silly and Filly
  8. 7. The Witch of Salem
  9. 8. ["This is the story of a little white mouse..."]
    Whitey and the Magic Crown
  10. 9. The Terror of the Temple!
    Tom Tom
  11. 10. ["The famous "Shangri--La," from which General Doolittle led the first bombing attack on Tokyo was the aircraft carrier "Hornet"!"]
    Flight Topics!
  12. 11. The Man with the Mirror Eyes!
    Detective Dareall
  13. 12. ["Somebody should have told this guy about Lincoln freeing the slaves!"]
    Jones and His Mrs.
  14. 13. Caribbean Interlude
  15. 14. The Perfume Murder
  16. 15. [Dreams]
    Dinkey Winkie
  17. 16. ["Like most really strong men, Dennis Denton hates to have to use his strength!"]
    Dennis Denton
  18. 17. [Be kind to Albert week!]
    Albert
  19. 18. 3-Alarm Fire!
    Hopeless Henry
  20. 19. Audrey's Birthday Party!!
    Trixie
  21. 20. Money from Nowhere!
    Wise Guy
  22. 21. Secret Gold!
    Sinister Sam
  23. 22. Sky Notes!
  24. 23. ["Since I gave my dog to the army, I'll have to use you to retrieve the ducks I shot down!"]
    Screwy
  25. 24. ["It's all right when Luckyman is on your side... but his good luck is all bad luck for crime and criminals... that's what Joltin' Joe didn't know..."]
    Luckyman
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Joe Blow
  27. 26. ["Gold Medal Comics"]
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