(July 1947)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
True Comics, Inc.
Editing
Beatrice Lewi; Abraham Schwartzman (executive editor); Jack De Simone (managing editor); Ralph O. Ellsworth (art director); Dorothea Filosa (assistant art director); Helen R. Ochs (production manager); George J. Hecht (president); Elliott A. Caplin (publisher); Karl S. Bernhardt (senior advisory editor); Arthur T. Jersild (senior advisory editor); George H. Gallup (senior advisory editor); David S. Muzzey (senior advisory editor); Clara Savage Littledale (senior advisory editor); Frederick G, Hochwalt [as The Very Rev. Monsignor Frederick G. Hochwalt] (senior advisory editor); Rudolf Modley (senior advisory editor); Daniel C. Knowlton (senior advisory editor); Margaret O'Brien (junior advisory editor); Roddy McDowall (junior advisory editor); Peggy Ann Garner (junior advisory editor); Bobby Blake (junior advisory editor); Darryl Hickman (junior advisory editor); Joel Kupperman (junior advisory editor)

Issue Notes

True Comics, Inc. (a subsidiary of the publishers of Parents' Magazine). Printed in the U.S.A.
Publication office: 4600 Diversey Avenue, Chicago 39, Illinois.
Executive and editorial offices: 52 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York 17, New York.

Truth Is Stranger and a Thousand Times More Thrilling Than Fiction (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

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

Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

They Got Their Man! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; historical

Kilroy Was Here (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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?
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

Sutter's Gold (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; historical

New York City: Part II (Table of Contents: 5)

Cities of Destiny / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

It's New, It's for You (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Varsity / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

That Nero Fiddled While Rome Burned (Table of Contents: 7)

It Isn't True... / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
Sam Glankoff
Inks
Sam Glankoff
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Credit from artist's website.

Francois At the Bat (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; sports

Pete Reiser (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

What Would You Do? / activity / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Louis Wolfe
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
When fire threatened his farmhouse...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Louis Wolfe is listed as being from the New York City school system.

Solution listed in the Truly Comic! feature.

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

True's News from Hollywood / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A production record was set...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

News from Hollywood, including mentions of the movies Blaze of Noon, Great Expectations, The Yearling, High Barbaree, Carnegie Hall, It Happened in Brooklyn, High Conquest, Cheyenne, and actors within them.

Pigeon Hero (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; war

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

Truly Comic! / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nit: How much is five Q and five Q?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Jokes page from reader's submissions.

Includes the solution to the "What Would You Do?" feature.

Also includes three small advertisements: Trading cards from the Evanston Gift House of Evanstan, Illinois; 16mm trimmed versions of Walt Disney movies from Craftsmans Guild of Hollywood, California; and School and camp information from Parents' Magazine from New York, New York.

Nancy Merki (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; sports

Bob Feller (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Popsicle Pete; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Surprised Sub (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Genre
non-fiction; war

Why Not Subscribe to the Best Magazines for Boys and Girls (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Arnold, Schwinn & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Truth Is Stranger and a Thousand Times More Thrilling Than Fiction
  2. 1. ["Get this handy 128 page Daisy Handbook pronto, Partner!"]
    Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company
  3. 2. They Got Their Man!
  4. 3. Kilroy Was Here
  5. 4. Sutter's Gold
  6. 5. New York City: Part II
    Cities of Destiny
  7. 6. It's New, It's for You
    Varsity
  8. 7. That Nero Fiddled While Rome Burned
    It Isn't True...
  9. 8. Francois At the Bat
  10. 9. Pete Reiser
    Wheaties
  11. 10. ["When fire threatened his farmhouse..."]
    What Would You Do?
  12. 11. ["A production record was set..."]
    True's News from Hollywood
  13. 12. Pigeon Hero
  14. 13. ["Nit: How much is five Q and five Q?"]
    Truly Comic!
  15. 14. Nancy Merki
  16. 15. Bob Feller
    Popsicle Pete; Popsicle
  17. 16. Surprised Sub
  18. 17. Why Not Subscribe to the Best Magazines for Boys and Girls
  19. 18. ["Hey-who's the genius?"]
    Kodak
  20. 19. ["A Schwinn-built bicycle is the only bike for me!"]
    Arnold, Schwinn & Co.
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