(April 1946)

Chesler / Dynamic, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Harry A. Chesler, Jr. Publications, Inc.
Brand
World's Greatest Comics / Harry "A" Chesler Jr.
Editing
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

Will Harr, rather than Chesler himself, is named as editor in statements of ownership from this period. Sequence order and text stories are from Error Report #2339, from Phil Suggitt.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you say "purple heart"?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Girl thinks a soldier's Purple Heart is an illness.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Rocketman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Death and a fabulous treasure waited for Rocketman and Rocketgirl...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Rocketman [Cal Martin]; Rocketgirl [Doris Dalton]; Ned Bailey; Mort Whalen; Valerie Cloud
Synopsis
Ned Bailey has an old pirate map, but others want it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Error Report #2339, from Phil Suggitt.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Death shadows Ray Cardell...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Master Key [Ray Cardell]; Mr. Barclay; Mrs. Mae Leary; Lester Leary; Arthur Barclay
Synopsis
The Master Key gets involved in a case to find a missing heir.
Reprints

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

Happy Landing / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We are going to abandon this advanced airfield...
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Happy Landing; Beck; Eppers
Synopsis
Happy is assigned to a demolition detail.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Error Report #2339, from Phil Suggitt.
In page 1, panel 4, roll call includes "Beck, Eppers, and Landing!"

Pseudo-Murder (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mike Hart; Frank Turner; Marcus
Synopsis
Detective Mike Hart finds a dead man in a driveway.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What grim power moves the phantom hands...
Genre
adventure; teen
Characters
Johnny Jenkins; Birchie Burke; Mr. Squire; Mr. Burke; Gloria; Jack Prout; Roger; Al; Buster Wiggin; Chip Foley
Synopsis
Johnny almost messes up Mr. Burke's sale of a new chemical process.
Reprints

Edgar Allan Poe (Table of Contents: 7)

Men of Letters / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Edgar Allan Poe
Reprints

Crime Does Not Pay (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
John McGuire; Mike Rooney; J. S. Jones; Gus; Andy Voorhees; Mr. Rainer; Jack Rainer; De Witt C. Roland; Prosecutor Morse
Synopsis
John McGuire is arrested for a crime he didn't commit.
Reprints
Keywords
Auburn; Puyallup; Tacoma; Washington state

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

Scoop Daily / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo ?
Inks
Ralph Mayo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scoop Daily, American correspondent, is covering the good will mission to Mexico...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Scoop Daily; Oily Welles; Shorty; Mark Quay; Winnie; Pedro
Synopsis
A crooked businessman tries to start a war between Mexico and the United States.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Mayo art per reprint. Original indexer credited George Tuska on pencils and inks, but Nick Caputo is certain this is not his work.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, Senor Punch...he ees magneeficent!
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Punch O'Malley; Cutey O'Malley; Professor Krackpotz; Carlos Mungo; Pedro Salami
Synopsis
Boxer Punch O'Malley and his sister Cutey go on a "Good Neighbor" tour of South America.
Reprints

[Speak Spanish] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Free with Your Order] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Blood and Blarney (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Joe Blake; Tom Casey
Synopsis
Tom Casey is guarding the night shift payroll.
Reprints

[3 Big Values in One] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[New Enlargement] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Did you say "purple heart"?"]
  2. 1. ["Imagine! These lovely flowers glow in the dark"]
  3. 2. ["Death and a fabulous treasure waited for Rocketman and Rocketgirl..."]
    Rocketman
  4. 3. ["Death shadows Ray Cardell..."]
    Master Key
  5. 4. ["We are going to abandon this advanced airfield..."]
    Happy Landing
  6. 5. Pseudo-Murder
  7. 6. ["What grim power moves the phantom hands..."]
    Johnny on the Spot
  8. 7. Edgar Allan Poe
    Men of Letters
  9. 8. Crime Does Not Pay
    Manhunters Guardians of the Law
  10. 9. ["Scoop Daily, American correspondent, is covering the good will mission to Mexico..."]
    Scoop Daily
  11. 10. ["Ah, Senor Punch...he ees magneeficent!"]
    Punch and Cutey
  12. 11. [Speak Spanish]
  13. 12. [Free with Your Order]
  14. 13. Blood and Blarney
  15. 14. [3 Big Values in One]
  16. 15. ["Girls can't resist this kiss me necktie as it glows in the dark!"]
  17. 16. [New Enlargement]
  18. 17. ["Given your choice of valuable gifts or cash"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • David Wilt
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • James Ludwig