(December 1939)

Western, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1939-10-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Whitman Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Oskar Lebeck

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Speed Bolton Air Ace / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al McWilliams
Inks
Al McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation

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

The Comic Zoo / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Scarbo
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! Do I look like Sherlock Holmes!!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

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

Hold Everything / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now are you satisfied...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

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

Don Winslow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
F. V. Martinek
Pencils
Leon A. Beroth (signed)
Inks
Leon A. Beroth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The wily Dwarf has escaped...
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Bell Syndicate, Inc.

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

Wash Tubbs / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy day! When did you blow in?
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

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

Boots / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Martin
Pencils
Edgar Martin
Inks
Edgar Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello! Isn't your Mother with you this...
Genre
drama

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

Ed Tracer G Man X32 vs The Ozark Killer (Table of Contents: 6)

Ed Tracer G-Man X32 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Baltz (signed)
Inks
Bill Baltz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc.

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

Major Hoople / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Captain Hoople...

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

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

Red Ryder / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Harman
Pencils
Fred Harman
Inks
Fred Harman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guiding two gold-hungry miners...

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1939 by NEA Service, Inc.

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

Freckles and His Friends / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Merrill Blosser
Pencils
Merrill Blosser
Inks
Merrill Blosser
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, what's down there?

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

Clyde Beatty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Russ Winterbotham ?
Pencils
Bob Bugg ?
Inks
Bob Bugg ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Clyde Beatty and the native boy ...

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1939 by Famous Artist Syndicate, Inc.

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

Myra North / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Coll; Ray Thompson
Inks
Charles Coll; Ray Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Inside the baggage compartment...
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by NEA Sevice, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Speed Bolton Air Ace / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After rescuing Prince Chang-Li...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Apple Mary and Dennie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Martha Orr
Pencils
Martha Orr
Inks
Martha Orr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whew, look at that tub...

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by Publislers Syndicate.

Tom Mix And The Story of Hoodoo Ranch (Table of Contents: 14)

Tom Mix / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Lewin
Inks
Al Lewin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

last appearance. Copyright 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc.

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

Dan Dunn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Marsh
Pencils
Norman Marsh (signed)
Inks
Norman Marsh (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yeah, the professor wants...

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by the Publishers Syndicate.

["I set the dial of my time machine...":] (Table of Contents: 16)

Time Marches Back with Looney Luke / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Win Smith
Pencils
Win Smith
Inks
Win Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1939 by R. S. Callender.

Australianimals (Table of Contents: 17)

It's A Curious World / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
William Ferguson
Pencils
William Ferguson (signed)
Inks
William Ferguson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; nature

Ulala Returns To His Home (Table of Contents: 18)

Tarzan / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1939 by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Speed Bolton Air Ace
  2. 1. ["Boy! Do I look like Sherlock Holmes!!"]
    The Comic Zoo
  3. 2. ["Now are you satisfied..."]
    Hold Everything
  4. 3. ["The wily Dwarf has escaped..."]
    Don Winslow
  5. 4. ["Happy day! When did you blow in?"]
    Wash Tubbs
  6. 5. ["Hello! Isn't your Mother with you this..."]
    Boots
  7. 6. Ed Tracer G Man X32 vs The Ozark Killer
    Ed Tracer G-Man X32
  8. 7. ["Look, Captain Hoople..."]
    Major Hoople
  9. 8. ["Guiding two gold-hungry miners..."]
    Red Ryder
  10. 9. ["Look, what's down there?"]
    Freckles and His Friends
  11. 10. ["Clyde Beatty and the native boy ..."]
    Clyde Beatty
  12. 11. ["Inside the baggage compartment..."]
    Myra North
  13. 12. ["After rescuing Prince Chang-Li..."]
    Speed Bolton Air Ace
  14. 13. ["Whew, look at that tub..."]
    Apple Mary and Dennie
  15. 14. Tom Mix And The Story of Hoodoo Ranch
    Tom Mix
  16. 15. ["Yeah, the professor wants..."]
    Dan Dunn
  17. 16. ["I set the dial of my time machine...":]
    Time Marches Back with Looney Luke
  18. 17. Australianimals
    It's A Curious World
  19. 18. Ulala Returns To His Home
    Tarzan
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