(July 1945)

Chesler / Dynamic, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Flying Cadet Publishing Co. Inc.
Brand
World's Greatest Comics / Harry "A" Chesler Jr.
Editing
Dana E. Dutch

Issue Notes

Statements of ownership from just after this time list Will Harr, rather than Chesler himself, as editor. Dana E. Dutch given in this issue's statement of ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Holdup scene

Comparing faces with signed Moreira story in Kaänga Comics #66, this is probably his work. He is credited on "Dynamic Man" for Chesler comics by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whose were the crooked fingers that pulled the purse strings of professional boxing?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dynamic Man [Bert McQuade]; Dynamic Boy [Ricky McQuade]; Spike O'Brien; Lou Larkin; Butch Daley; Tiny; Moe Mullins; Rube Moore; Foley; Bull McGrane
Synopsis
Dynamic Man and Dynamic Boy break up a crooked boxing ring.

Indexer Notes

The figures with long arms and legs are similar to figures in Moreira's signed story in Kaänga Comics #66 and #68 from the same year. He is credited on both pencil and ink on "Dynamic Man" by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Gattuso
Inks
Paul Gattuso
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tangle with the Living Corpse
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Echo [Jim Carson]; Killer Proust; Mike; Cora; Dr. Doom; Monty Graham; Mrs. Wright
Synopsis
Killer Proust tries to evade the law via having plastic surgery, but the Echo takes him down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to Gus Ricca, but this is Gattuso, with his unique running, long legged figures, and scary faces with high arched eyebrows. He is credited on "The Echo" by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Has a story in #14 and #19, for comparison.

Indisposed (Table of Contents: 3)

Joe Dokes / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Dokes
Synopsis
An overly polite theater usher annoys Joe.
Reprints

[Statement of Ownership and Management] (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Dana E. Dutch, editor.

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

Ima Slooth / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On Friday the 13th at the city zoo...
Genre
humor
Characters
Officer O'Leary; Tony; Jerry (chimpanzee); Dr. Seltzer; Ima Slooth; Joe
Synopsis
When the zoo's prize chimpanzee escapes, the FBI sends an agent to investigate but Ima takes his place, hoping to earn a job with the bureau.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A killer who laughs at his own mortal peril...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Mr. E; Eddie Yamoto; Jose Kenushi; Loring Dow; Miss Green; Mori; Binder; Butch
Synopsis
A Japanese spy being held in an internment camp passes some microfilm, hidden in his glass eye, to a contact on the outside, but Mr. E and his gnomes prevent it from reaching Japan.

Indexer Notes

Character named Binder appears in this story. Whether it is written by Otto Binder or not is undetermined.

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

Laughing at Life / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's see, Zeke, in 25 words...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Six unrelated one-panel gag cartoons. One of them features a hunter looking at Donald Duck swimming in a pond and saying "And yet, if I did shoot, it would be a blow to the movie industry."

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

Lucky Coyne / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The suicide pact between Diana Von Kyll...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Lucky Coyne; Dan Toomy; Pat Hendricks; Kitty; Diana Von Kyll; Jerry Logan; Red; Kurt Von Kyll; Terry
Synopsis
One of Lucky's fellow reporters is killed, which is just the first of the murders that tie in to a morphine racket. But Lucky gets to the bottom of it.
Reprints

Death in Disguise (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jed Endicott; Judge Bland; Sheriff
Synopsis
Jed Endicott comes out west to claim the ranch he has inherited from his uncle, and foils an attempt by a crooked judge to get the property away from him.

Greed-Maddened Prince of Rahjap (Table of Contents: 10)

Sky Chief / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Characters
Sky Chief [Burton Strong]; Linda Hall; Ed McKail; Prince Abdullah Singh; Rocco
Synopsis
Sky Chief breaks up an international syndicate dealing in stolen jewels.

Indexer Notes

Appearance is between PUNCH COMICS #11 and RED SEAL COMICS #17.

Dynamite Dukes (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime; sports
Characters
Johnny Pastor; Turk Brandt; Mike Tinan; Bat Rath; Marcia Reed
Synopsis
Just out of prison, boxer Johnny Pastor has a bout with the guy who framed him.

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

Jungletown Show Boat / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Please, folks!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Suzy; Bingo; Captain Forepaughs; The Bullfrog Trio; Burpo the Magician; Homeless Oscar
Synopsis
When their canoe capsizes, Bingo and Suzy are rescued by the showboat and get to see the matinee show for free.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Whose were the crooked fingers that pulled the purse strings of professional boxing?"]
    Dynamic Man
  3. 2. ["Tangle with the Living Corpse"]
    The Echo
  4. 3. Indisposed
    Joe Dokes
  5. 4. [Statement of Ownership and Management]
  6. 5. ["On Friday the 13th at the city zoo..."]
    Ima Slooth
  7. 6. ["A killer who laughs at his own mortal peril..."]
    Mr. E
  8. 7. ["Let's see, Zeke, in 25 words..."]
    Laughing at Life
  9. 8. ["The suicide pact between Diana Von Kyll..."]
    Lucky Coyne
  10. 9. Death in Disguise
  11. 10. Greed-Maddened Prince of Rahjap
    Sky Chief
  12. 11. Dynamite Dukes
  13. 12. ["Please, folks!"]
    Jungletown Show Boat
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Henry Andrews
  • Joey Beretta
  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Richard Smith
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt