(July 1940)

Dell, 1940 Series
Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-05-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co. Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Contents copyrighted 1940 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc.

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. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Chambers (signed as J. G. C.)
Inks
Jim Chambers (signed as J. G. C.)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Keywords
planes; World War II

Anti-Aircraft Guns and Detectors (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red.

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

The Sky Hawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Storm Allen, Lucky Lane, and Buzz McGee,...
Genre
war; aviation
Characters
Storm Allen; Lucky Lane; Buzz McGee; Admiral White; Judy Baines; Nichi Koto

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

The Tripod Trio / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here, boys, get into these uniforms right away
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Tripod Trio [Mickey]; German soldiers

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

Scoop Mason / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Blane (credited)
Pencils
Lloyd Balderston (credited)
Inks
Lloyd Balderston (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After a short vacation from front line reporting
Genre
war; teen
Characters
Scoop Mason; Sleepy Samson; Judy Jackson [Jay-Jay]; Baron Mannerheim

The Wheels of War (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Hannibal

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

The Tripod Trio / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a break boys.
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Tripod Trio [Mickey]; Black Widow (villain)

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

Greg Gilday / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Fletcher (signed as Fletcher)
Inks
Dick Fletcher (signed as Fletcher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look Joan! I'm as strong as an ox.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Greg Gilday; Joan
Synopsis
Greg gives Joan the same super powers he accidently gave himself. They go out to fight the Martians.

Battle of Suomussalmi (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Captain Savolainen

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

The Tripod Trio / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, boys! A telegram from the boss in the U.S.A.
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Tripod Trio [Mickey]
Synopsis
The Tripod Trio is sent to Finland to cover the war.

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

"Smoke" Burnam / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Milton Stolil (signed)
Inks
Milton Stolil (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, baby. I thought the Finns 'kicked and made up' with the Russians.
Genre
war
Characters
Smoke Burnam (first appearance); Baby (first appearance, a cheetah); Ivan (first appearance, villain)

Indexer Notes

This is the only appearance of the "'Smoke' Burnam" feature

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as LB] (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Something's wrong -
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Three single panel gags.

[Miscellaneous Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

Tanks (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; war

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

Blockade / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Burley (signed)
Inks
Ray Burley (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tim and Jerry after accidentally making a trip on a British mystery
Genre
war
Characters
Tim; Jerry; Captain Mike; Ivan

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

The Tripod Trio / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
So this is F-F-F-Finland!
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Tripod Trio [Mickey]

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

Peace Raider / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Milton Stolil (signed)
Inks
Milton Stolil (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The villainous Babanoff's fleet is cruising the Baltic
Genre
war
Characters
Peace Raider [Larry MacIntosh]; The War Master (villain)

Indexer Notes

Babanoff is mentioned during the story but never appears.

Test Your War Skill Win a Cash Prize (Table of Contents: 17)

War Comics Contest / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover in black, white and red.
Includes winners from the War Comics Contest in War Comics #1.

Popular Comics #53 (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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