(September 1940)

Columbia, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-07-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Columbia Comic Corporation
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
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, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Knobby - look at th' cute li'l fish I just caught!!
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh; Dixie Dugan (sitting on beach); Skyman (inset); Charlie Chan (inset); Marvelo (inset)
Keywords
beach; shark

[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
Across the airways of America...
Genre
superhero; adventure; aviation
Characters
The Skyman [Allan Turner]; Fawn Carroll

[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
Poor Joe still thinks he is married...
Genre
drama; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Matilda Birch; J. D. Hogue; Celestino Maria Peppi Martinez
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka daily (The McNaught Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (credited as Gene Baxter)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (credited as Gene Baxter)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Museum of the City of New York...
Genre
crime
Characters
Tom Kerry; Lynna; Baldy Bill

An All Wet Day/Looking for Laughs (Table of Contents: 4)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 2 pages (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)

Indexer Notes

The header to each page is a tier entitled "Short Stories" by the same creator.

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

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
With war raging between Erola and Ferma..
Genre
spy
Characters
Spy-Chief [Jeff Daniels]

Joe Palooka Intervenes (Table of Contents: 6)

Joe Palooka / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ham Fisher ?
Inks
Ham Fisher ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sports
Characters
Joe Palooka; Knobby Walsh

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

World Wonders (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Papp (signed as Geo Papp)
Pencils
George Papp (signed as Geo Papp)
Inks
George Papp (signed as Geo Papp)
Colors
?
Letters
George Papp (signed as Geo Papp)

Genre
non-fiction

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

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
Alone in the barn...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Charlie Chan; Gina; Sally; Doctor Aarons; Kirk
Reprints
  • from Charlie Chan dailies (The McNaught Syndicate)

Professor Jackson's Visit (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel (signed)
Inks
Creig Flessel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Jibby, Prof Jackson is coming...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Jibby Jones; Mrs. Jones (Jibby's mother); Professor Jackson
Synopsis
Jibby, learning that Professor Jones is coming over to the house for tea, heads for his room and begins reading his comic books. Inspired by a hero called the "Moon Man", Jibby decides to dress as his own super hero......with unexpected results!

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

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
After killing the monster man...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Rocky Ryan; Roy; Fleur

Indexer Notes

Whitney signs on the third panel of the final page.

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Imogene - run over to the grocery...
Genre
humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan; Imogene; Mr. Kreighbaum the grocer; Dixie's father; Wilbur
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (The McNaught Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

The top tier of each page consists of "Good Deed Dotty", by the same creators.

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

Mike the Mascot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heck! - Things are awfully dull...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mike the Mascot

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

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
The stock market has been strangely active...
Characters
Marvelo

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

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
Hello Mortimer...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mortimer the Monk

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Babs!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Face [Tony Trent]; Babs Walsh; Doctor Bood (villain)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Say, Knobby - look at th' cute li'l fish I just caught!!"]
    Joe Palooka
  2. 1. ["Across the airways of America..."]
    The Skyman
  3. 2. ["Poor Joe still thinks he is married..."]
    Joe Palooka
  4. 3. ["The Museum of the City of New York..."]
    Tom Kerry District Attorney
  5. 4. An All Wet Day/Looking for Laughs
    The Bungle Family
  6. 5. ["With war raging between Erola and Ferma.."]
    Spy-Chief
  7. 6. Joe Palooka Intervenes
    Joe Palooka
  8. 7. World Wonders
  9. 8. ["Alone in the barn..."]
    Charlie Chan
  10. 9. Professor Jackson's Visit
    Jibby Jones
  11. 10. ["After killing the monster man..."]
    Rocky Ryan
  12. 11. ["Imogene - run over to the grocery..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  13. 12. ["Heck! - Things are awfully dull..."]
    Mike the Mascot
  14. 13. ["The stock market has been strangely active..."]
    Marvelo Monarch of Magicians
  15. 14. ["Hello Mortimer..."]
    Mortimer the Monk
  16. 15. ["Hello, Babs!"]
    The Face
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