(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 ?; Will Harr ?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The statement of ownership in this issue lists Dana E. Dutch, while statements from a few months later list Will Harr. It is not clear when the transition occurred. Chesler himself is not listed as an editor.

Index updated with correct story order, text sequences, fillers and statement of ownership from a scan at http://www.goldenagecomics.co.uk/


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

The knuckled hands and faces are good signs of Moreira, so most probably him. Compare style with the Rocketman story.

The Haunted Highway (Table of Contents: 1)

Rocketman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rocketman [Cal Martin]; Rocketgirl [Doris Dalton]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint info from Darci, January 2008, based on scans of the issues involved.

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

Master Key / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cheating the electric chair is a tough task
Genre
crime
Characters
Master Key [Ray Cardell]; Marcia

Indexer Notes

Gattuso is credited on Master Key by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and his unique style with long legs really stepping out, and faces with large open mouth and eyes, and high arched eyebrows are not to be mistaken.

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

Happy Landing / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Outta mah way small fry!
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Private Landing; Major Laff

Indexer Notes

Both Beck and Eppers are credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Style is identical to Beck's "Prehistoric Pete" stories in Red Seal Comics. The only Eppers art samples are some QSL radio cards.

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

Gay Desperado / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fugitive from justice, Jim Collins doges the law...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Gay Desperado [Jim Collins]; Patsy; Dave Dwyer; The Sheriff; Jose Alvarez; White Mask (villain; death); El Tigre (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Tuska is credited on Gay Desperado by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

Stamp-O-Grams / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prison Mail
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Illustrated stamp-related facts. Text is lettered, not typeset.

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

Knock-Out Drops / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Has he asked the 64 dollar question yet?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four single-panel cartoons and one three-panel strip, all unrelated. Only Beck is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

Punch and Cutey / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who you all gonna fight next, Mistah Punch?
Genre
humor
Characters
Punch O'Malley; Cutey O'Malley; Jackson; Gunboat Green

Indexer Notes

Both Otto Eppers and Beck are credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Only Beck is credited on "Prehistoric Pete" in Seal Comics, and the art here is similar.

Murder in Act II (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Manhunters--Guardians of the Law / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Ricca
Inks
Gus Ricca
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The desperation of hunted men
Reprints

Pitcher By Force (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Double Trouble (Table of Contents: 11)

Johnny on the Spot / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Johnny Jenkins; Birchie; Gloria; Roger

Indexer Notes

Plastino is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art compares well with his art sample on Who's Who.

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

Li'l Willie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill, as Willie's Dad you've got to take him in hand.
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • From Star Comics (1937 series) #1.

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. required by the Acts of Congress of August 24th, 1912 and March 3, 1933 (Table of Contents: 13)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Harry "A" Chesler [as Harry A. Chesler]; Joseph Bell (notary public)
Letters
typeset
Editing
Dane E. Dutch; Harry "A" Chesler (business manager); Harry "A" Chesler, Jr. (owner); Arthur B. Chesler (owner); Betty Chesler (owner); Flying Cadet Publishing Co., Inc. (publisher; owner)

Indexer Notes

Both Harry "A" Cheslers have their initials printed as A. instead of "A"

Address for Flying Cadet Publishing Co., Inc. given as 163 West 23rd Street, N. Y. C.
Address for Harry "A" Chesler and Dana E. Dutch given as 163 West 23rd Street, N. Y. C.
Address for Betty Chesler given just as Succasunna, N. J.
Harry "A" Chesler, Jr. and Arthur B. Chesler listed as on leave with U. S. Army (no address)
Dated February 10th, 1945.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Haunted Highway
    Rocketman
  3. 2. ["Cheating the electric chair is a tough task"]
    Master Key
  4. 3. ["Outta mah way small fry!"]
    Happy Landing
  5. 4. ["A fugitive from justice, Jim Collins doges the law..."]
    Gay Desperado
  6. 5. ["Prison Mail"]
    Stamp-O-Grams
  7. 6. ["Has he asked the 64 dollar question yet?"]
    Knock-Out Drops
  8. 7. ["Who you all gonna fight next, Mistah Punch?"]
    Punch and Cutey
  9. 8. Murder in Act II
  10. 9. ["The desperation of hunted men"]
    Manhunters--Guardians of the Law
  11. 10. Pitcher By Force
  12. 11. Double Trouble
    Johnny on the Spot
  13. 12. ["Bill, as Willie's Dad you've got to take him in hand."]
    Li'l Willie
  14. 13. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. required by the Acts of Congress of August 24th, 1912 and March 3, 1933
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • David Wilt
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig