(January 1946)

Spark Publications, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Spark Publications
Editing
Joseph Greene

none (Table of Contents)

Green Lama / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy (painted cover)
Inks
Mac Raboy (painted cover)
Colors
Mac Raboy
Letters
Mac Raboy

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]
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The Turn of the Scrooge! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Green Lama / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Crossen
Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
Rhoda Lewis

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Lama [Jethro Dumont]; Tsarong; Skivvy; Tommy; Amos Pinchpenny (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Lama has to battle a group of thugs hired to dump the catches of the local fishermen because he holds the mortages on the boats, and wants them to literally work for slave wages for him.
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Indexer Notes

Christmas story. The story is done in a painted or wash style very similar to that which Bill Everett did on the first Sub-Mariner story. The last 1/3 of the last page has an Angus Mac Erc illustration (by George Roussos) and promotional advertisement for the Green Lama Club.

Merlin Miracles, Inc. (Table of Contents: 2)

Lieutenant Hercules / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Horace L. Gold
Pencils
Irving Tirman [as Irv Tirman] (signed)
Inks
Irving Tirman [as Irv Tirman] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Rhoda Lewis

Genre
superhero; humor
Characters
Lieutenant Hercules [Wilbur Klutz]; Merlin; Pierpont Square; Attila the Hun (villain)
Synopsis
Wilbur discovers that he has stayed too long in Comic Land and can no longer revert back to his secret identity. Meanwhile, Merlin is approached by a rich couple seeking a servant and conjurs up Attila the Hun to work for them, unaware that Attila will take a liking to the couple's pretty daughter.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2008-12-26.

Home From the Wars (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Greene [as Lawrence Vert] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
drama
Characters
Matthew Guilfoil; Jimmy Collins; John Forrest
Synopsis
Back from the Army, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient is offered a new job by his boss: to break the union that had been formed by employees after the war!
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Tuffy Sees Red! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Boy Champions / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Greene
Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Jerry Robinson
Colors
?
Letters
Rhoda Lewis

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Boy Champions [Tuffy; Mickey; Wellington Smith]; Phoebe; Percy Clark (introduction); un-named thugs (villains)
Synopsis
The boys, after being denied the chance to give blood because they are too young, decide to try and get a Red Cross nurse's fiance to donate himself.
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Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits, artist revision from Mort Meskin to Jerry Robinson, added by Craig Delich 2008-12-26.

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

Pop Flys / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Liederman (signed)
Pencils
Al Liederman (signed)
Inks
Al Liederman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al Liederman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm a beaten man, Pop!
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Mike McTigg; Pop; Sal
Synopsis
Pop figures that he can settle the problem between Mike and his girl, who think's the fighter is a roughneck.
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Indexer Notes

Letterer revision from Rhoda Lewis ? to Al Liederman, added by Craig Delich 2008-12-26.

Practical Paradoxes (Table of Contents: 6)

Angus McErc / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Elliott (signed)
Pencils
George Roussos [as Perry Williams] (signed)
Inks
George Roussos [as Perry Williams] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Angus Mc Erc [aka Mac Erc]; Dr. Von Kracks (villain, introduction), Adolf Hitler (villain)
Synopsis
Hitler orders his scientists to create a super weapon of total destruction immediately, and Angus throws a monkey wrench into that plan by allowing the scientist to create the univeral solvent
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Indexer Notes

Letterer revision from Rhoda Lewis? to ? added by Craig Delich 2008-12-26.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. none
    Green Lama
  2. 1. The Turn of the Scrooge!
    The Green Lama
  3. 2. Merlin Miracles, Inc.
    Lieutenant Hercules
  4. 3. Home From the Wars
  5. 4. Tuffy Sees Red!
    The Boy Champions
  6. 5. ["I'm a beaten man, Pop!"]
    Pop Flys
  7. 6. Practical Paradoxes
    Angus McErc
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
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  • James Ludwig