(December 1939)

Worth Carnahan, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-10-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Worth Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Worth Carnahan; Adolphe Barreaux (associate editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is the publication date reported in the U. S. Copyright Office filing found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 432170.

Per Fawcett Distributor trade magazine v3#7 (October 1, 1939), Fawcett Distribution Corporation was the distributor of this comic book


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Champ / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Hello Fellows! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Champ / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
An introductory letter from The Champ

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-front cover

Meet "The Champ" (Table of Contents: 2)

Champ / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Adolphe Barreaux ?
Inks
Adolphe Barreaux ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Characters
The Champ (intro); Dr. Marlin (intro); Coach Barker; Gil Tomlinson (villain); Silky Burke; Butch O'Leary; Fay Madison

Indexer Notes

title from cover

Queer Championships (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

[The Coming of Neptina] (Table of Contents: 4)

Neptina / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Parkhurst ?
Inks
Harry Parkhurst ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Neptina (intro); the Fish-Men; Lt. Brad Fletcher; Whitey Larsen; Admiral Gannon

The Case of the Missing Motor (Table of Contents: 5)

Fancy Pants / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Fancy Pants (intro)(a detective)

[Quest For the Blazing Scarab] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Blazing Scarab / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Walt Worthington; Prof. Chauncey; Snowball; Mustafa Bey (Villain)

[Jitterbug Contest] (Table of Contents: 7)

Swingtime Sweetie / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sally Sweet; Mr. Sweet; Bob; Mrs. Sweet

Indexer Notes

only appearance

Champ of Champs (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography; sports
Characters
Jack Dempsey

The Story of the Champ (Table of Contents: 9)

The Champ / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dr. Marlin
Letters
Typeset

Characters
The Champ; Dr. Katsu (Intro; villain)

[Enter: Jungleman] (Table of Contents: 10)

Jungleman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Parkhurst ?
Inks
Harry Parkhurst ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Jungleman; Prof. Carter; Louise Carter; Lt. Henri Roget; Dirk Welch (villain); Smiley Gates; Kalu

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Champion Puzzler / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Hill-Billy Divorce Case (Table of Contents: 12)

Fancy Pants / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Origin of the Liberty Lads] (Table of Contents: 13)

Liberty Lads / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
The Liberty Lads [Tom Fenwick; Will Meredith]; Squire Potter; Coco; Possum; Hannah; Marybelle; Wonoco

Elephants in Stamps (Table of Contents: 14)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[When Scotsmen become bums, that's not news.] (Table of Contents: 15)

Clan of MacPhattish / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roy Nelson ?
Inks
Roy Nelson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
The MacPhattish Clan: [Andy; Sandy; Jock]; Mrs. Gotrocks

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

K.C. Jones / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, folks,--see what I got?
Characters
K. C. Jones (only appearance)

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

Champs of the Animal Kingdom / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Worth Carnahan ? [as WBC] (signed)
Inks
Worth Carnahan ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Great gray kangaroos of Australia are champion high jumpers...
Genre
non-fiction; nature

Indexer Notes

Signed with a cursive "WBC" which differs from future issues in which Worth Carnahan would sign his art with a stylised monogram "WC" but the artwork appears to be the same.

[The Map In the Dead Man's Hands] (Table of Contents: 18)

Bill Handy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Willner
Inks
Ray Willner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Bill Handy; Pug; Marco; Doug Toomey (Dies); Enid Toomey; Hakanos (Intro, villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Champ
  2. 1. Hello Fellows!
    The Champ
  3. 2. Meet "The Champ"
    Champ
  4. 3. Queer Championships
  5. 4. [The Coming of Neptina]
    Neptina
  6. 5. The Case of the Missing Motor
    Fancy Pants
  7. 6. [Quest For the Blazing Scarab]
    The Blazing Scarab
  8. 7. [Jitterbug Contest]
    Swingtime Sweetie
  9. 8. Champ of Champs
  10. 9. The Story of the Champ
    The Champ
  11. 10. [Enter: Jungleman]
    Jungleman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Champion Puzzler
  13. 12. The Hill-Billy Divorce Case
    Fancy Pants
  14. 13. [Origin of the Liberty Lads]
    Liberty Lads
  15. 14. Elephants in Stamps
  16. 15. [When Scotsmen become bums, that's not news.]
    Clan of MacPhattish
  17. 16. ["Hi, folks,--see what I got?"]
    K.C. Jones
  18. 17. ["Great gray kangaroos of Australia are champion high jumpers..."]
    Champs of the Animal Kingdom
  19. 18. [The Map In the Dead Man's Hands]
    Bill Handy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Bob Hughes
  • David Wilt
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Len Wolinsky
  • R. S. Martin
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  • Peter Croome
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