(May 1940)

DC, 1939 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1940-03-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
All-American Comics, Inc.
Editing:
M. C. Gaines (managing editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Flash Comics #5, which says "on sale about March 20th."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hop Harrigan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Ikky

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Peck Brothers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Mystery of Spott Field] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
William Smith
Inks:
William Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Doris West
Synopsis:
Red's stuck in the hospital so Doris and the boys have to handle a case without him.

["Hold the skis down..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
? (red tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1938-03-20

Indexer Notes

in red and black only

[Weiner Dog] (Table of Contents: 4)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
? (red tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

[Cigar Smokestack] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
? (red tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Look how that canoe has grown since las' year!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sunday (Gene Byrnes) ?

["Divide into 4 equal parts..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Believe It or Not / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert L. Ripley
Pencils:
Robert L. Ripley
Inks:
Robert L. Ripley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from Believe It or Not daily (King Features Syndicate) 1935-07-17

[Is Silas Cross Hop's Guardian?] (Table of Contents: 8)

Hop Harrigan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Prop Wash; Ikky; Miss Snap (intro); Silas Cross
Synopsis:
Now that Hop is famous Silas Cross tries to assert his guardianship and take control of him.

Free! $200.00 in Prizes! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Roller Skating] (Table of Contents: 10)

Tippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Pencils:
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Inks:
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Colors:
? (red tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; animal
Reprints:
  • from Tippie Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service) ?

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

Nugent's Original Puzzles, Games, Tricks & Comics / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
A. W. Nugent

["Daisybelle! It's two o'clock!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Daisybelle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
? (red tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from Daisybelle Sunday (Gene Byrnes) ?

Indexer Notes

in black and red only

["Why, Raymond! How did you get that terrible black eye?"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Daisybelle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from Daisybelle Sunday (Gene Byrnes) ?

["Where's Jimmie and Puddinhead?"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sunday (Gene Byrnes) ?

["A little incident..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 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) 1937-??-??

Indexer Notes

in red and black only

The Great Discovery! (Table of Contents: 16)

Ben Webster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Ben Webster's Career Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

["Well, Ben Webster, Taffy Tate and old Ab Mattix really seem to have something..."] (Table of Contents: 17)

Ben Webster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edwin Alger

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Ben Webster's Career Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Eyes A-Twinkle, Not a Wrinkle! (Table of Contents: 18)

Ben Webster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edwin Alger

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Ben Webster's Career Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

The News Breaks! (Table of Contents: 19)

Ben Webster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edwin Alger

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Ben Webster's Career Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

The Rush Is On! (Table of Contents: 20)

Ben Webster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edwin Alger

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Ben Webster's Career Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Song of the Dollars! (Table of Contents: 21)

Ben Webster / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwin Alger
Pencils:
Edwin Alger
Inks:
Edwin Alger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Edwin Alger

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Ben Webster's Career Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

The Infra Red Destroyers [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 22)

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; Ted Dolliver
Synopsis:
Meteorites strike the Earth and then turn to dust. Dr Jurhens is working with the Venusians to conquer Earth.

[The Dude Ranch] (Table of Contents: 23)

Scribbly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Ma Jibbet; Mr. Macklin
Synopsis:
Mr Macklin sends Scribbly to report on a dude ranch.

["Jeff, how would you like to live to be 2,000 years old?"] (Table of Contents: 24)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
? (red tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1938-03-13

["What are you doin', Jimmie?"] (Table of Contents: 25)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sunday (Gene Byrnes) ?

["I'll take the second one on this side..."] (Table of Contents: 26)

Daisybelle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
? (red tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from Daisybelle Sunday (Gene Byrnes) ?

Indexer Notes

in red and black only

["Oh, Mother, I smell something good!"] (Table of Contents: 27)

Daisybelle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from Daisybelle Sunday (Gene Byrnes) ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Real Magic to Mystify Your Friends / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
A. W. Nugent

[Free Samples] (Table of Contents: 29)

Tippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Pencils:
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Inks:
Edwina Dumm (signed)
Colors:
? (red tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; animal
Reprints:
  • from Tippie Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service) ?

Indexer Notes

in red and black only

Traitors' Treachery [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 30)

Jimmy Stone / text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
George Shute
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Flash Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

No. 2 - The Man Without a Country, by Edward Everett Hale (Table of Contents: 32)

All-American Comics Monthly Book Review / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

The White House (Table of Contents: 33)

All-American Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Page includes several small ads from stamps dealers.

["Zeke, Pete and his pals are about to collect $2500 reward..."] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Pete; Zeke
Synopsis:
Pete and Zeke figure out how to spend their reward money.

Six Big Headline Features for the "Big Six" Comic Magazines! (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

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

["Gulls must flap their wings..."] (Table of Contents: 36)

Believe It of Not / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert L. Ripley
Pencils:
Robert L. Ripley
Inks:
Robert L. Ripley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from Believe It or Not daily (King Features Syndicate) 1935-08-16

["Yer out!"] (Table of Contents: 37)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sunday (Gene Byrnes) ?

[Eggs] (Table of Contents: 38)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
? (red tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell Syndicate) ?

Indexer Notes

Likely two strips combined into one.

["What you need is a press agent..."] (Table of Contents: 39)

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Pencils:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Inks:
Al Smith [as Bud Fisher]
Colors:
? (red tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1938-02-27

Indexer Notes

in black and red only

The Miasma of Death! (Table of Contents: 40)

Gary Concord, the Ultra Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jon L. Blummer
Pencils:
Jon L. Blummer
Inks:
Jon L. Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr Stark; Alec; Carlotta; Tor
Synopsis:
An invisible, but deadly gas is killing thousands. And Tor has escaped from the asylum.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hop Harrigan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Peck Brothers
  3. 2. [Mystery of Spott Field]
    Red, White and Blue
  4. 3. ["Hold the skis down..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  5. 4. [Weiner Dog]
    Cicero's Cat
  6. 5. [Cigar Smokestack]
    Cicero's Cat
  7. 6. ["Look how that canoe has grown since las' year!"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  8. 7. ["Divide into 4 equal parts..."]
    Believe It or Not
  9. 8. [Is Silas Cross Hop's Guardian?]
    Hop Harrigan
  10. 9. Free! $200.00 in Prizes!
  11. 10. [Roller Skating]
    Tippie
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Nugent's Original Puzzles, Games, Tricks & Comics
  13. 12. ["Daisybelle! It's two o'clock!"]
    Daisybelle
  14. 13. ["Why, Raymond! How did you get that terrible black eye?"]
    Daisybelle
  15. 14. ["Where's Jimmie and Puddinhead?"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  16. 15. ["A little incident..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  17. 16. The Great Discovery!
    Ben Webster
  18. 17. ["Well, Ben Webster, Taffy Tate and old Ab Mattix really seem to have something..."]
    Ben Webster
  19. 18. Eyes A-Twinkle, Not a Wrinkle!
    Ben Webster
  20. 19. The News Breaks!
    Ben Webster
  21. 20. The Rush Is On!
    Ben Webster
  22. 21. Song of the Dollars!
    Ben Webster
  23. 22. The Infra Red Destroyers [Part 2]
    Adventures in the Unknown
  24. 23. [The Dude Ranch]
    Scribbly
  25. 24. ["Jeff, how would you like to live to be 2,000 years old?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  26. 25. ["What are you doin', Jimmie?"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  27. 26. ["I'll take the second one on this side..."]
    Daisybelle
  28. 27. ["Oh, Mother, I smell something good!"]
    Daisybelle
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Real Magic to Mystify Your Friends
  30. 29. [Free Samples]
    Tippie
  31. 30. Traitors' Treachery [Part 1]
    Jimmy Stone
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Flash Comics
  33. 32. No. 2 - The Man Without a Country, by Edward Everett Hale
    All-American Comics Monthly Book Review
  34. 33. The White House
    All-American Stamp Page
  35. 34. ["Zeke, Pete and his pals are about to collect $2500 reward..."]
    Popsicle Pete
  36. 35. Six Big Headline Features for the "Big Six" Comic Magazines!
  37. 36. ["Gulls must flap their wings..."]
    Believe It of Not
  38. 37. ["Yer out!"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  39. 38. [Eggs]
    Cicero's Cat
  40. 39. ["What you need is a press agent..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  41. 40. The Miasma of Death!
    Gary Concord, the Ultra Man
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes