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Popular Comics
PublisherDell Comics / Western Publishing | Date: | Lang: English
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PublicationMay 1940 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 68 | Frequency: monthly | Editing: Oskar Lebeck; George T. Delacorte, Jr. [as G. T. Delacorte, Jr.] (president); Helen Meyer [as H. Meyer] (vice-president); J. Fred Henry (vice-president); Margarita Delacorte (secretary)
NotesContents copyright, 1938 by NEA Service, Inc.; 1940 by Stephen Slesinger; 1940 by R. S. Callender; 1940 by Phillip Lords, Inc.
 
FeaturingGang Busters; The Masked Pilot; The Hurricane Kids; Martan the Marvel Man
ContentGenre: Adventure; Aviation; Crime; Science Fiction | Characters: The Masked Pilot; Tom; The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Martan the Marvel Man; Vana
 
Publisher advertisementHere Kids are Your Favorite Features in Comic Book Form (1 page)
FeaturingThe Funnies
ContentCharacters: John Carter; Rex; Sky Ranger
NotesOn inside front cover in black, white and red.
 
Comic Story"This is the story of Hank Lamar" (6 pages)
FeaturingGang Busters
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: John Winston; Tony Carter; Hank Lamar [also as John Williams; also as Mr. Hammer; also as George Benson] (villain)
 
Comic Story"After their adventure in the South American tropics" (6 pages)
SynopsisThe Masked Pilot and Tom head to Alaska for a hunting trip.
FeaturingMasked Pilot
CreditsPencils: Bob Jenney [as Bob Jenny] (signed) | Inks: Bob Jenney [as Bob Jenny] (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Aviation | Characters: The Masked Pilot; Tom; Dulac (villain)
 
Comic Story"J. Granville Gurk Bad Debt Collector!"
FeaturingHerky
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Herky; Noodles Nelson; J. Granville Gurk
 
Advertisement"Only got 90 in english, Mom."
FeaturingL. C. Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc.
 
Comic Story"I can't find what's wrong with the motor" (7 pages)
FeaturingThe Hurricane Kids
CreditsScript: Albert Hartje (credited) | Pencils: Will Ely (credited) | Inks: Will Ely (credited)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Historical | Characters: The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Maya; Omu; Captain Bill Brady; Captain Blackbeard
 
Comic Story"Glory be! A new goil in town!"
FeaturingHerky
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Noodles Nelson
 
Comic Story"Minnie Moffit formerly the object of Noodles Nelson's affections is on the warpath"
FeaturingHerky
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Herky; Noodles Nelson; J. Granville Gurk; Minnie Moffit
 
Comic Story"Oh boy oh boy! Mom said I could eat downtown today!"
FeaturingHerky
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Herky
 
Text ArticleWinners of Popular Comics Contest for December
FeaturingPopular Comics Gang Buster Contest
CreditsLetters: typeset
 
Comic Story"Shark Egan has made direct contact with the Syndicate." (6 pages)
FeaturingShark Egan
CreditsPencils: John Donaldson [as J.T.D.] (signed) | Inks: John Donaldson [as J.T.D.] (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Historical | Characters: Shark Egan; Mary McDermot; Ace O'Doul; Kanaka Lew; Angkar; Captain Mai-ti [also as Captain Mai Ti]; Koye (villain); The Syndicate (villains)
NotesSigned on bottom of second page.
 
Comic Story"Ouch!! Take it easy!" (4 pages)
FeaturingPenguin Pete and His Pal Pudgie
CreditsScript: Win Smith (credited) | Pencils: Win Smith (signed) | Inks: Win Smith (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor; Anthropomorphic-funny Animals | Characters: Penguin Pete; Pudgie
 
Comic Story"When wintry winds leave Elmville, Spring cannot be far behind." (8 pages)
FeaturingWally Williams, American Boy
CreditsPencils: Tom Hickey (signed) | Inks: Tom Hickey (signed)
ContentGenre: Sports; Teen | Characters: Wally Williams; Gramps Williams; Arlene Grahame; Mayor Grahame; Betty; Coach Biff Harrigan; Hawthorne
NotesSigned on last page of story.
 
Comic Story"The Martians have attack the United States!" (6 pages)
FeaturingMartan the Marvel Man
CreditsScript: G. Ellerbrock (credited)
ContentGenre: Science Fiction | Characters: Martan the Marvel Man; Vana; General Pelton; Professor Wharton; Joe; Martians (villains)
 
Cartoon"Look back and see if Jackson is still with us."
FeaturingCarnival
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesTwo single panel cartoons.
 
AdvertisementStamps-Hobbies
 
Comic Story"My friend Wilson claims to have something interesting to show me" (5 pages)
SynopsisTim Brant borrows an invisible suit created by Professor Wilson and uses it to solve a murder.
FeaturingThe Voice
CreditsPencils: Jim Chambers | Inks: Jim Chambers
ContentGenre: Detective-mystery | Characters: The Voice [Tim Brant] (first appearance, origin); Professor Bert Wilson (first appearance); Anne Graves (first appearance); Mike; Mrs. Duclair (corpse); Mr. Duclair (villain); Michel (villain)
 
Comic Story"Well, I'd better get cleaned up for the evening" (1 page)
FeaturingOut Our Way
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Willis Willet; Lil Willet; Mrs. Willet
 
Comic Story"Bronc sends Shorty to get Pete out of jail" (4 pages)
FeaturingBronc Peeler
CreditsPencils: Fred Harman (signed) | Inks: Fred Harman (signed)
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Bronc Peeler; Coyote Pete; Shorty; Babs Dalton; Mr. Dalton; Crazy Kate (villain); Baldy (villain); Blackie (villain)
 
ActivityCalling All Gangbusters.... (1 page)
FeaturingPopular Comics Gang Buster Contest
 
Comic Story"After saving the lives of the high priest and his followers from a monster centipede" (6 pages)
FeaturingCaptain Tornado
CreditsScript:? [as Kenneth Kennedy] (credited) | Pencils: Newt Alfred? | Inks: Newt Alfred?
ContentGenre: Adventure; Science Fiction | Characters: Captain Tornado; Professor Bordani; Jane Bordani
NotesAccording to Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr., Hames Ware identified Newt Alfred as the artist for the story in Popular Comics #49. The art in this story looks very similar to the art in that story (Greg Fischer, March 2011).
 
AdvertisementThis Beautiful Desk for Only $1.00 (1 page)
FeaturingRemington Rand Inc.
NotesOn inside back cover in black and white.
 
AdvertisementAnnouncing the Sensational New Daisy 1000-Shot Red Ryder Carbine (1 page)
FeaturingDaisy Manufacturing Company; Red Ryder
CreditsPencils: Fred Harman (signed) | Inks: Fred Harman (signed)
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Red Ryder; Little Beaver
NotesBack cover.
 
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