(October 1948)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bimonthly
On-sale Date
1948-07-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
True Comics, Inc.
Editing
Jack De Simone; Ralph O. Ellsworth (associate art director); Dorothea Filosa (associate art director); 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.

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 2, Part 2, Number 2, Periodicals, July-December 1948. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B146798.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

True Comics / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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Lou Gehrig (Table of Contents: 1)

Stars of the Past / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
D'Antoni (signed)
Inks
D'Antoni (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports
Characters
Lou Gehrig

Indexer Notes

Baseball

The Case of the Frightened Criminals (Table of Contents: 2)

Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
Steve Saunders (FBI Agent)
Synopsis
FBI crack down on two cunning extortionists.
Reprints

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

What's Your Sky I-Q? / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You often look into the sky...
Genre
non-fiction

The Cotton-Textile Industry (Table of Contents: 4)

American Adventures in Industry / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Samuel Slater (textile mechanic)

Indexer Notes

8th in series

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

You're the Detective / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At a small town bank, one day...
Genre
non-fiction; crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Jack Robbins (detective); Jimmy Williams (bank robber); George Gordon (bank robber)

Supersonics (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Airplanes

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

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

Script
Robert Ryan (byline)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have done many different things in my lifetime.
Genre
non-fiction

Ralph Kiner (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Amazing Story of Walt Disney (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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Genre
biography
Characters
Walt Disney; Mickey Mouse; Donald Duck; Pluto; Goofy; Roy Disney; Lillian Marie Bounds (Lillian Marie Disney); Peg-Leg Pete: George J. Hecht
Synopsis
A short story on the development of the Walt Disney Company with the focus on Walt Disney's role.
Reprints
Keywords
Animation

Indexer Notes

Walt Disney characters were used in this story with the permission of the Walt Disney Productions.

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

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

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

Genre
humor
Keywords
jokes

Indexer Notes

Reader submitted gags and jokes. Also included on these pages are about a half of page worth of small classified-style advertisements and the solution to the You're the Detective story.

A Priceless Treasure in Reading Pleasure! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

26-Mile Dash! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 4 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; historical; sports
Characters
Pheidippides; Charles Hefferon; Dorando Pietri; Johnny Hayes; Ted Vogel; Johnny Kelley; Ollie Manninen
Synopsis
The history of the marathon race and its place in the Olympics.
Keywords
Marathon running

Bobby Shelby Gets a Job (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Bobby Shelby; Shelby Cycle Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Target Range for Daisy BB Rifle Shooters! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    True Comics
  2. 1. Lou Gehrig
    Stars of the Past
  3. 2. The Case of the Frightened Criminals
    Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
  4. 3. ["You often look into the sky..."]
    What's Your Sky I-Q?
  5. 4. The Cotton-Textile Industry
    American Adventures in Industry
  6. 5. ["At a small town bank, one day..."]
    You're the Detective
  7. 6. Supersonics
  8. 7. ["I have done many different things in my lifetime."]
    My Most Interesting True Experience
  9. 8. Ralph Kiner
    Wheaties
  10. 9. The Amazing Story of Walt Disney
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Truly Comic!
  12. 11. A Priceless Treasure in Reading Pleasure!
  13. 12. 26-Mile Dash!
  14. 13. Bobby Shelby Gets a Job
    Bobby Shelby; Shelby Cycle Company
  15. 14. New Target Range for Daisy BB Rifle Shooters!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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