(Summer 1944)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1944-04-25
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)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
Howard Ferguson ?

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

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Chumley Rhumbalawn Carries On! (Table of Contents: 2)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson ?
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan; Chumley Rhumbalawn
Synopsis
The Commandos attempt to spring a chemist from a secret Nazi prison camp.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

High, Wide and Handsome! (Table of Contents: 4)

Drafty and Tim / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Kaye ?
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; war
Characters
Drafty; Tim

Farming for Freedom! (Table of Contents: 5)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Joe Simon]
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve [as Jack Kirby]
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan; Lord Uppingbluff; Greaves; Portsby; Blathers
Synopsis
British citizens volunteer to work on farms in order to help the food shortage.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jitters Jeep / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tsk,-tsk! Zeke,-If this 'duration' thing doesn't soon come...
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Jitters

The Last Walk (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clem Warren
Letters
typeset

The Shadow of Valhalla (Table of Contents: 9)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron [as Joe Simon]
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve [as Jack Kirby]
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; war
Characters
Rip Carter; Alfy; Brooklyn; Andre; Jan; Thor; Frey; Braggi; Heimdall; Odin
Synopsis
Brooklyn and the Commandos visit Valhalla the home of the Norse Gods and contend with a group of Nazis to determine who will win the gods' favor.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie and the Bumbershoot Jump! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Boy Commandos
  2. 1. Tops in Comics!
  3. 2. Chumley Rhumbalawn Carries On!
    Boy Commandos
  4. 3. ["Joe loses his grip..."]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. High, Wide and Handsome!
    Drafty and Tim
  6. 5. Farming for Freedom!
    Boy Commandos
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  8. 7. ["Tsk,-tsk! Zeke,-If this 'duration' thing doesn't soon come..."]
    Jitters Jeep
  9. 8. The Last Walk
  10. 9. The Shadow of Valhalla
    Boy Commandos
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  13. 12. Captain Tootsie and the Bumbershoot Jump!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Eric Schumacher
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  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
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