(Summer 1945)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1945-04-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
World's Best Comics Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as F. W. Ellsworth) (editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
? [as Joe Simon] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here come your favorite young trouble-shooters...
Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan; Alfy

Indexer Notes

Joe Simon inks credit removed by Greg Theakston via the GCD Error List.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

People Like to Laugh! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Men in the Mist! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Joe Simon]
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve (ghosted for Jack Kirby)
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Alfy; Jan; Andre; Gompchen
Synopsis
In Tibet, the Commandos meet an ancient mystic.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Repeat Performance! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Joe Simon]
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve (ghosted for Jack Kirby)
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Jan; Alfy; Andre; Maharajah Sawara; Raj Paruna; Shagir; Rawa
Synopsis
On the Borderland of Burma and China. The bandits are aligned with the Japanese, but the Commandos have the traditional rulers on their side.

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jasper / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of all the nerve!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jasper

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

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brr - What a cold morning! Even an Eskimo would complain today!
Genre
humor; war; military

The Law of Vengeance (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Neill (house name)
Letters
typeset

The Seal of the Spy! (Table of Contents: 10)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Joe Simon]
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve (ghosted for Jack Kirby)
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; Alfy; Jan; Bertha the Seal
Synopsis
Brooklyn uncovers a spy ring that uses trained seals to send coded messages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Big Bazooka Balloon Barrage (Table of Contents: 12)

Drafty and Tim / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Kaye ?
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; war
Characters
Drafty; Tim

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie Captures Red the Terror! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Here come your favorite young trouble-shooters..."]
    The Boy Commandos
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. People Like to Laugh!
  4. 3. The Men in the Mist!
    The Boy Commandos
  5. 4. ["Stop worrying!"]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Repeat Performance!
    The Boy Commandos
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  8. 7. ["Of all the nerve!"]
    Jasper
  9. 8. ["Brr - What a cold morning! Even an Eskimo would complain today!"]
    Private Pete
  10. 9. The Law of Vengeance
  11. 10. The Seal of the Spy!
    The Boy Commandos
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  13. 12. Big Bazooka Balloon Barrage
    Drafty and Tim
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  15. 14. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  16. 15. Captain Tootsie Captures Red the Terror!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
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