(January 1948)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
True Comics, Inc.
Editing
Jack De Simone (credited)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Richard E. Byrd; Special Agent

The Line Forms Here (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Richard E. Byrd, World's Leading Arctic Explorer (Table of Contents: 2)

Hero Of The Year / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Richard E. Byrd
Synopsis
Story of Admiral Byrd (1888 - 1957),South Pole explorer.

Indexer Notes

Picked by readers in a poll as the Hero of 1947.

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

Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bank robbers thought they fooled the law ...
Genre
crime
Characters
Steve Saunders; Fred Pair; Ollie Melton; Boy Bandit Kimes; Chick Rogers; J. Edgar Hoover
Synopsis
A bank robbery at Morton, Texas. Steve Saunders is called in.
Reprints

Gallico the Great, America's Top Sports Writer (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Jack Sparling ?
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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Paul Gallico; Jack Dempsy (cameo); Dizzy Dean (cameo); Johnny Weissmuler (cameo); Benny Friedman (cameo); Gar Wood (cameo); Joe Lewis (cameo)
Synopsis
Gallico became a famous sports writer from 1920 to 1937 by getting in close with the champion athletes. He then went on to found the Golden Gloves.

Indexer Notes

Paul Gallico (1897 - 1976) is best known for his novels "The Snow Goose" and "The Poseidon Adventure", and the non-fiction "Lou Gehrig: Pride of the Yankees".

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

Truly Comic! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Jokes sent in by Dorothy Maringas, Nancy Whitmire, Rozella McDonald, Moira Burke, Audra Bayne, Donald Hall, Jack Petlock, Alice Leiva, Raymond Roddam, Eddy Speelman, Tommy Sawman, Bud Lafferty, Edward Shaughnessy, Bernadette Boxer, Evan Confer, John Dittmer, Mary Formby, Carl Durham, Donna Steinback, Anna Bruno, Betty Maddox, Sarah Brugh, Samuel Brinkley, Ronald Fisher, and Susan Schlonsky; includes School and Camp Information, and ad for an Electric Motor, and Solution: What Would You Do?

He Fought Against Odds (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction; military
Characters
Hugo Mulzac
Synopsis
The story of Hugh Mulzac, the first American of African descent to command an United States vessel, serving in the Merchant Marines.

Indexer Notes

Hugo Mulzac (1886 - 1971)

[Kidnapped Millionaire] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Louis Wolfe
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Genre
crime
Synopsis
Kidnap victim gives clues to the detectives.

Indexer Notes

Louis Wolfe, worked for the New York City School System.

Part IV: The Rubber Industry (Table of Contents: 8)

American Adventures in Industry / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Christopher Columbus (cameo); Charles Goodyear (cameo)
Synopsis
The history of Rubber from 1493 on.

Indexer Notes

4th in series

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

My Most Interesting True Experience / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jimmy Stewart [as James Stewart] (credited)
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typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As long as I have reason to lift my right arm...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Jimmy Stewart

Indexer Notes

Written by Jimmy Stewart (1908 - 1997), actor.

Underwater Rescue (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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Genre
non-fiction
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Norman Putnam
Synopsis
Norman Putnam with friends rescued a woman and child from a burning boat in Lake DeRuyter, NY, and became the third Boy Scout to receive the Gold Honor Medal With Crossed Palms.

Indexer Notes

Norman Putman (1930- ) of Syracuse NY, rescued Zoe Ann Fuggle on July 15, 1945.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Line Forms Here
  3. 2. Richard E. Byrd, World's Leading Arctic Explorer
    Hero Of The Year
  4. 3. ["Bank robbers thought they fooled the law ..."]
    Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  5. 4. Gallico the Great, America's Top Sports Writer
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Truly Comic!
  7. 6. He Fought Against Odds
  8. 7. [Kidnapped Millionaire]
    What Would You Do?
  9. 8. Part IV: The Rubber Industry
    American Adventures in Industry
  10. 9. ["As long as I have reason to lift my right arm..."]
    My Most Interesting True Experience
  11. 10. Underwater Rescue
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