(Fall 1943)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1943-07-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
World's Best Comics Co.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of July 30 in ad in Detective Comics #79.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Swing Shift (Table of Contents: 2)

Good Books Worth Reading / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Josette Frank
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Invasion of Europe! Flames at Dawn (Table of Contents: 3)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed); Simon and Kirby shop
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan
Synopsis
The Commandos participate in D-Day, months before it actually happens.
Reprints

Chapter 2: Brooklyn Revere's Ride! (Table of Contents: 4)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed); Simon and Kirby shop
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan; Pere Hugo
Reprints

Chapter 3: The Madman of Mt. Cloud! (Table of Contents: 5)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed); Simon and Kirby shop
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan; Col. Von Bleemer; Dr. Zeeda
Reprints

Chapter 4: Toinette the Terrible (Table of Contents: 6)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed); Simon and Kirby shop
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan; Toinette the Terrible
Reprints

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Chapter 5: West Meets East (Table of Contents: 8)

Boy Commandos / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Raymond Perry ?
Inks
Raymond Perry ?
Colors
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan
Reprints

Chapter 6: Bugle of the Brave (Table of Contents: 9)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed); Simon and Kirby shop
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan; Mayor Anton; Jules Anton; Elmo the Guerilla
Reprints

Chapter 7: The Road to Berlin! (Table of Contents: 10)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed); Simon and Kirby shop
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan; Adolph Hitler

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

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

Doughboy (Table of Contents: 12)

Facts About the Service / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Lehti (signed)
Pencils
Jack Lehti (signed)
Inks
Jack Lehti (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Ruthless Ronald / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronald have you mowed the lawn yet?
Genre
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Prof. Pipp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Farr
Pencils
Jack Farr
Inks
Jack Farr
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Farr

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In our present journey around the sun...
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Pipp

The Big Eight! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Lightning Ju-Jitsu / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Boy Commandos
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Swing Shift
    Good Books Worth Reading
  4. 3. The Invasion of Europe! Flames at Dawn
    Boy Commandos
  5. 4. Chapter 2: Brooklyn Revere's Ride!
    Boy Commandos
  6. 5. Chapter 3: The Madman of Mt. Cloud!
    Boy Commandos
  7. 6. Chapter 4: Toinette the Terrible
    Boy Commandos
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  9. 8. Chapter 5: West Meets East
    Boy Commandos
  10. 9. Chapter 6: Bugle of the Brave
    Boy Commandos
  11. 10. Chapter 7: The Road to Berlin!
    Boy Commandos
  12. 11. ["Be sure to get these top favorites for the best in comics!"]
  13. 12. Doughboy
    Facts About the Service
  14. 13. ["Ronald have you mowed the lawn yet?"]
    Ruthless Ronald
  15. 14. ["In our present journey around the sun..."]
    Prof. Pipp
  16. 15. The Big Eight!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Lightning Ju-Jitsu
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