(May 1940)

Western, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1940-03-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Whitman Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Oskar Lebeck
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

copyright 1938, 1939 by NEA Service, Inc.; 1928 by Bell Syndicate, Inc.; 1938, 1939 by Publishers Syndicate, Inc.; 1940 by R. S. Callender; 1940 by Ellery Queen; 1940 by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.; 1940 by Famous Artists Syndicate. Distributed by American News Company.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.


A Scoop! (Table of Contents)

Ellery Queen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

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

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

The Adventure of The Coffin Clue (Table of Contents: 2)

Ellery Queen / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ellery Queen (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by Ellery Queen

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

Red Ryder / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Harman
Pencils
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Red Ryder and Little Beaver have returned...
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Red Ryder (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1939 by NEA Service, Inc.

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

Clyde Beatty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Humphries
Pencils
Roy Humphries (signed)
Inks
Roy Humphries (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Clyde is now in his second week of ...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Clyde Beatty (Famous Artists Syndicate) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by Famous Artists Syndicate, Inc.

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

Freckles and His Friends / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Merrill Blosser
Pencils
Merrill Blosser
Inks
Merrill Blosser
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If someone is out to get Mr. Jerome...
Genre
adventure; humor

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

Out Our Way with The Willets / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks
J. R. Williams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a chance of your lifetime...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1939 by NEA Service, Inc.

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

Stratosphere Jim and his Flying Fortress / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams (signed)
Inks
Al McWilliams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Months have elapsed during which time...
Genre
adventure

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

Don Winslow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Frank V. Martinek
Pencils
Leon A. Beroth
Inks
Leon A. Beroth
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have spies been sending messages...
Genre
adventure; war
Reprints
  • from Don Winslow of the Navy (Bell Syndicate) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by the Bell Syndicate, Inc.

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

Crusoes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Micale
Inks
Al Micale
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Crusoe family is shipwrecked on an island...
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

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

Tarzan / text story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
James Hunter Blake, the young American explorer...
Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.

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

Time Marches Back with Looney Luke / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Win Smith
Pencils
Win Smith (signed)
Inks
Win Smith (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm glad to get my machine fixed...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright 1940 by R. S. Callender

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

Dan Dunn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Marsh
Pencils
Norman Marsh (signed)
Inks
Norman Marsh (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dan and Irwin are shadowing Mona...
Genre
detective-mystery

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

Wash Tubbs / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane (signed)
Inks
Roy Crane (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wash Tubbs has tricked Frankie Slaughter into...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Wash Tubbs (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Our Boarding House with Major Hoople / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My book 'How to Hypnotize People'...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

Starlings (Table of Contents: 15)

This Curious World / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
William Ferguson
Pencils
William Ferguson
Inks
William Ferguson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; nature
Reprints
  • from This Curious World (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Myra North / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Thompson (signed)
Pencils
Charles Coll (signed)
Inks
Charles Coll (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Myra has arrived at Glamour Studio...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Myra North, Special Nurse (Newspaper Enterprise Association) ? - ?

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Apple Mary and Dennie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Martha Orr
Pencils
Martha Orr
Inks
Martha Orr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill and Dennie have been captured by...
Genre
drama
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Scoop!
    Ellery Queen
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Adventure of The Coffin Clue
    Ellery Queen
  4. 3. ["Red Ryder and Little Beaver have returned..."]
    Red Ryder
  5. 4. ["Clyde is now in his second week of ..."]
    Clyde Beatty
  6. 5. ["If someone is out to get Mr. Jerome..."]
    Freckles and His Friends
  7. 6. ["It's a chance of your lifetime..."]
    Out Our Way with The Willets
  8. 7. ["Months have elapsed during which time..."]
    Stratosphere Jim and his Flying Fortress
  9. 8. ["Have spies been sending messages..."]
    Don Winslow
  10. 9. ["The Crusoe family is shipwrecked on an island..."]
    Crusoes
  11. 10. ["James Hunter Blake, the young American explorer..."]
    Tarzan
  12. 11. ["I'm glad to get my machine fixed..."]
    Time Marches Back with Looney Luke
  13. 12. ["Dan and Irwin are shadowing Mona..."]
    Dan Dunn
  14. 13. ["Wash Tubbs has tricked Frankie Slaughter into..."]
    Wash Tubbs
  15. 14. ["My book 'How to Hypnotize People'..."]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  16. 15. Starlings
    This Curious World
  17. 16. ["Myra has arrived at Glamour Studio..."]
    Myra North
  18. 17. ["Bill and Dennie have been captured by..."]
    Apple Mary and Dennie
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