Zoom Comics #[nn]
(December 1945)

 
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
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Issue Notes

Indexed from a scanned copy. Indicia says "Published and copyrighted Dec 1945 by Carlton Publishing Corp 42 5th Ave. NYC, NY."

[Soldiers, Fortuneteller, and Girl] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sam Cooper; Charles Voight
Inks
Sam Cooper; Charles Voight
Colors
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Letters
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Indexer Notes

Cover consists of art taken from stories Sam Cooper and Charles Voight drew for Merry Comics (December 1945).

Candid Camera (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Deadly Cap Pistol! (Table of Contents: 2)

Dr. Mercy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Nina Albright (signed)
Inks
Nina Albright (signed)
Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Dr. Mercy; Brick
Synopsis
Brick, of the kid gang called the Wasps, gets involved over his head in a shooting.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Milksop / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Charles Voight
Inks
Charles Voight
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You have probably been biting your nails, waiting anxiously for the return of Captain Milksop.
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Captain Milksop [Mortimer]
Synopsis
Captain Milksop's secret identity, Mortimer, gets appointed as Mr. Safety of 1944 by an insurance company, but a group of con-men at another insurance company have other plans.
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Indexer Notes

Story has red band at the bottom of each page, same as in Red Band Comics (Rural Home, 1944 series). Band and the of the date, 1944 in the story hints that this might be leftover inventory from Red Band Comics (Rural Home, 1944 series).

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

Satanas / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
So cruel, so wicked that he was barred from his own dark planet, Pluto...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Satanas
Synopsis
Satanas comes from Pluto to destroy humans. He uses vibration to first destroy a building and then destroy a bridge.
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Keywords
monsters

Indexer Notes

Credit from Bails. Previous credit of "Kane" based on infor added to scanned copy. "Unsure if info meant Gil Kane or another Kane." Comic has red band at the bottom of the page, same as in Red Band Comics. Band hints that this might be leftover inventory from Red Band Comics.

Bogeyman Deals the Cards (Table of Contents: 5)

Bogeyman / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Letters
Typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Bogeyman; Captain Warren; Crollen; Jeans; Burr; Lieutenant Flaherty
Synopsis
Bogeyman decides to solve the murder of Captain Warren and only has a handful of playing cards to go by.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

King O'Leary / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
George Appel
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever sit through one of those gory, graveyard chiller-dillers...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
King O'Leary; Mamie Titefunt; Mike Mogul; Kitty; Nephew Titefunt
Synopsis
Rich Mamie Titefunt agrees to sit through a midnight movie for $50 but is killed by an injection into her arm. Kitty, who was there to photograph the event, and King O'Leary figure out who the murderer was.
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3 Big Values in One (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Know What Magazine I Read? (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel; Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Soldiers, Fortuneteller, and Girl]
  2. 1. Candid Camera
  3. 2. The Deadly Cap Pistol!
    Dr. Mercy
  4. 3. ["You have probably been biting your nails, waiting anxiously for the return of Captain Milksop."]
    Captain Milksop
  5. 4. ["So cruel, so wicked that he was barred from his own dark planet, Pluto..."]
    Satanas
  6. 5. Bogeyman Deals the Cards
    Bogeyman
  7. 6. ["Did you ever sit through one of those gory, graveyard chiller-dillers..."]
    King O'Leary
  8. 7. 3 Big Values in One
  9. 8. Do You Know What Magazine I Read?
    Captain Marvel; Mechanix Illustrated
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