(August 1940)

Columbia, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1940-06-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Editing
Vin Sullivan (editor)

Issue Notes

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Chan; Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Kid Gloom; Charlie Chan (climbing into the ring); Dixie Dugan; Mentallo; The Skyman (ringside)
Keywords
boxing

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

The Skyman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited as Paul Dean)
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Already legendary in the land of his birth...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Skyman; Hiram Delver (villain); Bobby

Indexer Notes

Whitney signs the third panel of the final page.

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher (credited)
Pencils
Ham Fisher (credited)
Inks
Ham Fisher (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Ham Fisher (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Since his disappearance...
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh; Red; Smokey; Mrs. Palooka; Matilda Newton; J. D. Hogue; Miss Stoofer
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka dailies (The McNaught Syndicate)

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

The Face / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited as Michael Blake)
Pencils
Mart Bailey
Inks
Mart Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tony Trent, radio commentator of radio station WBSC...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Face [Tony Trent]; Sir Bertram; Babs Walsh; 'Snatch' Scully

Indexer Notes

Blake byline credited to Fox in the Who's Who.

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

Short Stories / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill
Inks
H. J. Tuthill
Colors
?
Letters
H. J. Tuthill

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Back, Leo!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • header for The Bungle Family Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Bounced (Table of Contents: 5)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Inks
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
H. J. Tuthill (credited)

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

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

Short Stories / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill
Inks
H. J. Tuthill
Colors
?
Letters
H. J. Tuthill

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What! Gone. The Milky Way.
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • header for The Bungle Family Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Bad Luck Homer (Table of Contents: 7)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Inks
H. J. Tuthill (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
H. J. Tuthill (credited)

Genre
humor
Characters
Homer
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

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

Tom Kerry District Attorney / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Ernst
Inks
Ken Ernst
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want you to take this locomotive...
Genre
crime
Characters
Tom Kerry; Miss Yolanda Rolff; James the chauffeur; Mr Eavens; Mrs Eavens; Tommy Eavens

Indexer Notes

As fine an example of "Good Girl" art in an early mainstream comic as one could wish for.

The Face Stalks Crime (Table of Contents: 9)

The Face / text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited as Michael Blake)
Pencils
Mart Bailey
Inks
Mart Bailey
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Face [Tony Trent]; Doctor Sorrell

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

The balance of the second page is taken up with the Statement of Ownership.

Film Flashes (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Errol Flynn; Sabu; Alfred Hitchcock

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

Charlie Chan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alfred Andriola (signed)
Inks
Alfred Andriola (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You made arrangements to meet Gina Lane...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Charlie Chan; Kirk; Gina Lane; Sally Minton
Reprints
  • frpm Charlie Chan daily (The McNaught Syndicate)

[The Circus] (Table of Contents: 12)

Jibby Jones / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One seat in the front row please!

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

Rocky Ryan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fleeing from Bhutanese bandits...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Rocky Ryan; Red; Fleur

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

"Good Deed" Dotty / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited)
Inks
John Striebel (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh th' poor man...
Genre
humor
Characters
Good Deed Dotty
Reprints
  • header to Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited)
Inks
John Striebel (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But there must be some mistake...
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan; her father; her mother
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

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

"Good Deed" Dotty / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited)
Inks
John Striebel (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a nice kitty, he doesn't bother th' goldfish
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Good Deed Dotty
Reprints
  • header to Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited)
Inks
John Striebel (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ray - Ted broke the tape!
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan; Imogene; Ted
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

"Good Deed" Dotty / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited)
Inks
John Striebel (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You must not do that.
Genre
humor
Characters
Good Deed Dotty; Lester
Reprints
  • header to Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy (credited)
Pencils
John Striebel (credited)
Inks
John Striebel (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wotta day!
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate)

Indexer Notes

Newspaper strip reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Marvelo Monarch of Magicians / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aboard the ship "Bermuda Baron"...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvelo; Zee (servant); Wolf (villain )

[The Death of Lura] (Table of Contents: 21)

Spy-Chief / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mart Bailey (signed)
Inks
Mart Bailey (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jeff Cardiff - The Spy-Chief - sent Lura, the notorious international spy, to a federal prison...
Genre
spy
Characters
Spy-Chief [Jeff Cardiff]; Lura (villainess); Harkness (henchman); Congressman Dakins

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Mortimer the Monk / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Schwab

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Mortimer!! Come on out!!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mortimer the Monk
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Chan; Joe Palooka
  2. 1. ["Already legendary in the land of his birth..."]
    The Skyman
  3. 2. ["Since his disappearance..."]
    Joe Palooka
  4. 3. ["Tony Trent, radio commentator of radio station WBSC..."]
    The Face
  5. 4. ["Back, Leo!"]
    Short Stories
  6. 5. Bounced
    The Bungle Family
  7. 6. ["What! Gone. The Milky Way."]
    Short Stories
  8. 7. Bad Luck Homer
    The Bungle Family
  9. 8. ["I want you to take this locomotive..."]
    Tom Kerry District Attorney
  10. 9. The Face Stalks Crime
    The Face
  11. 10. Film Flashes
  12. 11. ["You made arrangements to meet Gina Lane..."]
    Charlie Chan
  13. 12. [The Circus]
    Jibby Jones
  14. 13. ["Fleeing from Bhutanese bandits..."]
    Rocky Ryan
  15. 14. ["Oh th' poor man..."]
    "Good Deed" Dotty
  16. 15. ["But there must be some mistake..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  17. 16. ["What a nice kitty, he doesn't bother th' goldfish"]
    "Good Deed" Dotty
  18. 17. ["Ray - Ted broke the tape!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  19. 18. ["You must not do that."]
    "Good Deed" Dotty
  20. 19. ["Wotta day!"]
    Dixie Dugan
  21. 20. ["Aboard the ship "Bermuda Baron"..."]
    Marvelo Monarch of Magicians
  22. 21. [The Death of Lura]
    Spy-Chief
  23. 22. ["Hey Mortimer!! Come on out!!"]
    Mortimer the Monk
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Keith Chandler
  • Del Gruber
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Dan Kocher
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Dave Redmond
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Daniel Thingvold