(January-February 1946)

O. W. Comics Corp., 1946 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
O. W. Comics Corp.
Editing
J. G. Oxton (President); Bill Woolfolk (uncredited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Distributed by FDC (Fawcett)


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mad Hatter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Giunta (signed)
Inks
John Giunta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Mad Hatter [Grant Richmond]; The Gargoyle [Frank Faro]

Indexer Notes

The cover features a story line actually found in Mad Hatter #2 (September-October 1946).

For Every Real American Boy and Girl! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

American Ranger Glowlight / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Date With the Mad Hatter! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Mad Hatter / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Mad Hatter [Grant Richmond] (introduction); Barbara Blake (reporter); Hunky Henders (villain, death); Jim Murray (villain, newspaper editor); Rocky Grimes (villain)
Synopsis
Barabara is given an assignment by her editor to get a date with the Mad Hatter and see if she can find out who he really is.

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

Little Danny Demon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gather round me, children...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Little Danny Demon; Mr. Owl; 2nd Chief Assistant to the 3rd Deputy Fiend (villain)
Synopsis
The 2nd Chief Assistant Fiend sends Danny and two other demons out to commit vile acts: steal a child from its mother, get two friends to fight, and capture a Nightingale so that its tongue can be cut out. But Danny, not wanting to do bad things, is disheartened until Mr. Owl and the other birds of the woods decide to help him out.

Dogs Are Good Medicine (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Martha; Johnny; Princey (a dog, death); Dr. Sydney; Mr. Kenyon; Princey Second
Synopsis
Young Johnny was broken-hearted when his dog Princey, who had saved his life, was killed by a car. However, when Johnny gets a new dog, he felt that it just didn't measure up to Princey until.........

The Case of the Scornful Girl! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Mad Hatter / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Mad Hatter [Grant Richmond]; Jane; Jane's brother (villain)
Synopsis
Grant's friend is interested in a girl whose brother was imprisoned for a crime, and he believes that the girl won't speak to him because of that. So the Mad Hatter decides to talk to the girl at a dance aboard ship, but he discovers something wrong. Readers are asked to match wits with the Hatter to solve the dilemma.

Indexer Notes

The splash page has no masthead.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Freddy the Firefly / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When meek little Freddy says the magic words Flame On!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero
Characters
Freddy the Firefly; Myrtle Moth; Myrtle's Grandfather Moth; Black Mask (villain, a mosquito)
Synopsis
Grandpa has been telling Freddy stories of how he saved Firefly's life, unaware that Freddy is in reality The Firefly, which Freddy becomes by yelling the words "Flame On!"
Keywords
Flame On

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

Vacutex / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wonders of Living Things / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Corozo Nut Ring / advertisement / pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mad Hatter
  2. 1. For Every Real American Boy and Girl!
    American Ranger Glowlight
  3. 2. A Date With the Mad Hatter!
    The Mad Hatter
  4. 3. ["Gather round me, children..."]
    Little Danny Demon
  5. 4. Dogs Are Good Medicine
  6. 5. The Case of the Scornful Girl!
    The Mad Hatter
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["When meek little Freddy says the magic words Flame On!"]
    Freddy the Firefly
  9. 8. ["Ugly blackheads out in moments!"]
    Vacutex
  10. 9. ["Free 150 Power Microscope With This Offer"]
    Wonders of Living Things
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Corozo Nut Ring
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