Buzzy #1
(Winter 1944)

DC, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1944-10-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth]
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.; then standard Silver 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. On-sale date of October 18 in ad in More Fun Comics #100.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Storm
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Homer Gruff

Indexer Notes

Figures are taken from interior panels.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Buzzy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
George Storm (signed)
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll have your Pops lookin' like Charles Boyer, Kitten!
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Homer Gruff; Wolfert; Bink; Henri Boltinoff
Synopsis
Mr. Gruff's portrait has been painted by "the great artist" Henri Boltinoff, but while Buzzy and his pals are delivering it to City Hall to be unveiled, it gets defaced and they have to try to repair it.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Prof. Pipp / 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
My dear friends, next of kin, and unpreferred creditors...
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Pipp
Synopsis
humorous predictions of things that might happen when the war is over and the soldiers come home

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

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
George Storm
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Little Julia's a hot chimney, if y'ask me!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Mr. Brown; Mrs. Brown; Susie Gruff; Julia; Ella; Eddie; Wolfert; Bink
Synopsis
Buzzy has to cancel a date with Susie to baby-sit his niece Julia.

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

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some assignment. Taking care of the ship's laundry today!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Shorty

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

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
George Storm (signed)
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Never saw things goin' so right...
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Wolfert; Bink; Homer Gruff
Synopsis
Wolfert tries to cut Buzzy out on his date with Susie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Alix in Folly-Land / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Tom McNamara ?
Pencils
Tom McNamara (signed)
Inks
Tom McNamara
Colors
?
Letters
Tom McNamara ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aww heck!!
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Alix; Unk
Synopsis
Alix and his uncle observe a love triangle among three children.

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

Major Muffit / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me, folks,--Just another slight attack...
Genre
humor
Characters
Major Muffit

Buzzy Beats the Heat (Table of Contents: 10)

Buzzy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz [as V. Woodrum]
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Homer Gruff

Indexer Notes

Pseudonym identified in Jerry Bails' Who's Who in American Comics.

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

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
George Storm
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly!! What kind of a musical instrument is that?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Wolfert; Bink; Susie Gruff; Homer Gruff
Synopsis
Buzzy's new exercise machine works fine until Mr. Gruff tries it out.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
George Storm
Inks
George Storm
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look me over, Pop!
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Mr. Brown; Susie Gruff; Homer Gruff
Synopsis
Buzzy goes to the costume shop to exchange Mr. Gruff's costume for the masquerade ball, but all they have left is a circus strongman outfit, which causes several embarrassing moments for Mr. Gruff.

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

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An important message to the boys and girls of America!

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Capt. Tootsie and the Toy Cannon (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Buzzy
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Only in a Superman DC Publication are found..."]
  4. 3. ["I'll have your Pops lookin' like Charles Boyer, Kitten!"]
    Buzzy
  5. 4. ["My dear friends, next of kin, and unpreferred creditors..."]
    Prof. Pipp
  6. 5. ["Little Julia's a hot chimney, if y'ask me!!"]
    Buzzy
  7. 6. ["Some assignment. Taking care of the ship's laundry today!"]
    Shorty
  8. 7. ["Never saw things goin' so right..."]
    Buzzy
  9. 8. ["Aww heck!!"]
    Alix in Folly-Land
  10. 9. ["Pardon me, folks,--Just another slight attack..."]
    Major Muffit
  11. 10. Buzzy Beats the Heat
    Buzzy
  12. 11. ["Golly!! What kind of a musical instrument is that?"]
    Buzzy
  13. 12. ["Look me over, Pop!"]
    Buzzy
  14. 13. ["An important message to the boys and girls of America!"]
  15. 14. Capt. Tootsie and the Toy Cannon
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
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