(August 1939)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The American Way / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Walter Galli
Inks:
Walter Galli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Banko Tonight (Table of Contents: 1)

Red, White and Blue / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
William A. Smith
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Doris West; Red Dugan; Whitey; Blooey Blue

["With all these bumpers you must believe in safety first!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Da da da!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Pencils:
Burr Inwood
Inks:
Burr Inwood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Jimmie Dugan; Puddinhead; Bullseye (the dog)
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Ron Goulart's Encyclopedia of American Comics.

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

Daisybelle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Inks:
Gene Byrnes (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

It Works! (Table of Contents: 6)

Ben Webster / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Jerome Williams [as Edwin Alger]
Pencils:
Calvin Fader
Inks:
Calvin Fader
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

Indexer Notes

art and writing id from Ron Goulart's Encyclopedia of American Comics

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

Skippy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Percy Crosby
Pencils:
Percy Crosby
Inks:
Percy Crosby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

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

Wiley of West Point / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lt Richard Rick (signed)
Pencils:
Lt Richard Rick (signed)
Inks:
Lt Richard Rick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

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

Toonerville Folks / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Fontaine Fox
Pencils:
Fontaine Fox
Inks:
Fontaine Fox
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

["So this is your home town, eh. Mutt?"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Empty"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

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

Tippie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Edwina Dumm
Pencils:
Edwina Dumm
Inks:
Edwina Dumm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

Mystery Men of Mars Part 5 (Table of Contents: 13)

Adventures in the Unknown / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl H Claudy
Pencils:
Stan Aschmeier
Inks:
Stan Aschmeier
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Alan Kane; Tad Dolliver; Prof Luytens; Elmer the robot
Synopsis:
The boys escape back to the ship, with the help of Elmer the robot, but the Professor is left behind.

The American Way (Part 1) (Table of Contents: 14)

The American Way / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
George S. Kaufman; Moss Hart; John B. Wentworth (adaptation) (signed)
Pencils:
Walter Galli [also as W. Gy] (signed)
Inks:
Walter Galli [also as W. Gy] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Frederick March

Indexer Notes

A Sam Harris and Max Gordon production, adapted from the play by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart.

["It sure is swell up here..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L Blummer
Pencils:
Jon L Blummer [as Jon Elby]
Inks:
Jon L Blummer [as Jon Elby]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Hop Harrigan; Jerry [Gerry]
Synopsis:
Hop discovers that Jerry is a girl (now spelled Gerry).

["Mailing two letters to your wife every day!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Cheese"] (Table of Contents: 17)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["After the boys discovered the loss of their spades..."] (Table of Contents: 18)

Bobby Thatcher / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Storm (signed)
Pencils:
George Storm ?; Irwin Hasen ?
Inks:
George Storm (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Reprints:
  • from ? [newspaper reprints]

["Spot Savage and Foto escaped from the insane asylum..."] (Table of Contents: 19)

Spot Savage / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Foto

Lesson in Blood Part 2 (Table of Contents: 20)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Loring Dowst ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["The marster and the madam are going to North Carolina..."] (Table of Contents: 21)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

[Into the Inkwell] (Table of Contents: 22)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["H'ray! School's out!"] (Table of Contents: 23)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Gus Hunkel
Synopsis:
Gus convinces the editor of the Clarion that Scribbly is a famous midget cartoonist.

Introducing Popsicle Pete (Table of Contents: 24)

Popsicle Pete / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Synopsis:
Karl McReady wins a contest declaring him the Typical American boy.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The American Way
  2. 1. Banko Tonight
    Red, White and Blue
  3. 2. ["With all these bumpers you must believe in safety first!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  4. 3. ["Da da da!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daisybelle
  7. 6. It Works!
    Ben Webster
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Skippy
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wiley of West Point
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Toonerville Folks
  11. 10. ["So this is your home town, eh. Mutt?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  12. 11. ["Empty"]
    Cicero's Cat
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tippie
  14. 13. Mystery Men of Mars Part 5
    Adventures in the Unknown
  15. 14. The American Way (Part 1)
    The American Way
  16. 15. ["It sure is swell up here..."]
    Hop Harrigan
  17. 16. ["Mailing two letters to your wife every day!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  18. 17. ["Cheese"]
    Cicero's Cat
  19. 18. ["After the boys discovered the loss of their spades..."]
    Bobby Thatcher
  20. 19. ["Spot Savage and Foto escaped from the insane asylum..."]
    Spot Savage
  21. 20. Lesson in Blood Part 2
    Jimmy Stone
  22. 21. ["The marster and the madam are going to North Carolina..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  23. 22. [Into the Inkwell]
    Cicero's Cat
  24. 23. ["H'ray! School's out!"]
    Scribbly
  25. 24. Introducing Popsicle Pete
    Popsicle Pete
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Allen Ross
  • R S
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes