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PublisherDell Comics / Western Publishing | Date: | Lang: English
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SourceThis book was scanned from a copy in the JVJ Archive.
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PublicationMay 1940 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: monthly
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!"
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!"
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"
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!"
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."
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesTwo single panel cartoons.
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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