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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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PublicationJanuary 1943 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: monthly
FeaturingSmilin' Jack; Terry and the Pirates
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: Adventure; Aviation | Characters: Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Downwind Jaxon; Terry Lee
Publisher advertisementParents! Give This Welcome Christmas Gift (1 page)
FeaturingLooney Tunes and Merry Melodies Comics
ContentCharacters: Bugs Bunny; Porky Pig
Comic Story"Chief, I won't have time to wait 'til you catch a bunch of tarantulas!" (8 pages)
FeaturingSmilin' Jack
CreditsScript: Zack Mosley (credited) | Pencils: Boody Rogers [as Zack Mosley] (credited) | Inks: Boody Rogers [as Zack Mosley] (credited) | Letters: Boody Rogers
ContentGenre: Adventure; Aviation | Characters: Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Fat Stuff; Downwind Jaxon; Mary Smith; Mummy Smith; Donnie; Jerry; Hop (villain); Chief No-Talk (villain)
NotesCopyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
Comic StoryThe Return of Robin Hood [Episode 5] (10 pages)
SynopsisRobin Hood rescues Lady Hilda from Malvin the Butcher.
FeaturingThe Return of Robin Hood
CreditsScript: Gaylord Du Bois | Pencils: Arthur Jameson | Inks: Arthur Jameson
ContentGenre: Adventure; Historical | Characters: Robin Hood; Tom Goodwin; Lady Hilda Hollowell; Cedric Hollowell; Pepin; Maurice; Malvin the Butcher [Count Malvin Le Sueur]
NotesCopr., 1942, by R. S. Callender. Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (April 2011). Gaylord Du Bois script credit for Return of Robin Hood [episode 5] as per page 92, "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books, Sorted by Title," compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott. Gaylord Du Bois script identification by David Porta, January 9, 2017.
Comic Story"Silk Spanella outlines a new racket to his mob." (6 pages)
SynopsisChief Winston breaks up a blackout protection racket.
FeaturingGang Busters
CreditsPencils: Jim Chambers | Inks: Jim Chambers
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: Chief John Winston; Mrs. Mallone; Tony Paletti; Widow Hayes; Mr. Fawley; Fred Aker; Mrs. Aker; Colonel Davannon; Casey; Frank; Joe; Blackout Protective Society [Silk Spanella (villain); Spike (villain); Louis (villain); Piggy (villain)]
NotesCopr., 1942, by Phillips H. Lord, Inc. Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (April 2011).
Comic Story"Is shoomike gleam of lights!" (8 pages)
SynopsisMadame Sud reveals to April that she is secretly Sanjak.
FeaturingTerry and the Pirates
CreditsScript: Milton Caniff (credited) | Pencils: Milton Caniff (credited) | Inks: Milton Caniff (credited)
ContentGenre: Adventure | Characters: Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; April Kane; Big Stoop; Dillon Kane; Sanjak [also as Madame Sud] (villain); Weazel [M. Belette] (villain); Baron De Plexus (villain); Slugger Dunn (villain)
NotesCopyright, 1938, by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc. Sundays are part of the continuity but are omitted.
Comic Story"Today's test will be under actual combat conditions, gentlemen!" (5 pages)
FeaturingDon Winslow of the Navy
CreditsScript: Frank V. Martinek (credited) | Pencils: Leon A. Beroth [as L. A. Beroth] (signed) | Inks: Leon A. Beroth [as L. A. Beroth] (signed)
ContentGenre: War | Characters: Don Winslow; Red Pennington; Professor Olympus Lancton; Mr. Anders
NotesReleased by the Bell Syndicate, Inc.
Comic Story"I can see her" (3 pages)
FeaturingGasoline Alley
CreditsScript: Frank King (credited) | Pencils: Frank King (credited) | Inks: Frank King (credited)
ContentGenre: Drama | Characters: Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Tops; Mr. Clock; Aunt Hessie
NotesCopyright 1937 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
Text StoryMonster of the Deep (3 pages)
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: War | Characters: Danny Perkins; Phil Perkins; Nazis (villains)
Comic Story"Yes...this is the Merlin home" (5.89 pages)
FeaturingNick Terry as The Owl
CreditsPencils: Frank Thomas (credited) | Inks: Frank Thomas (credited)
ContentGenre: Superhero | Characters: Owl [Nick Terry]; Belle Wayne; Chief Murphy; Steve; Mr. Broadhead (first appearance, death); Mr. Westmore (first appearance)
NotesCopr., 1942, by R. S. Callender
Statement of OwnershipStatement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: Non-fiction
Comic Story"That sign looks kinda useless, Midge" (6 pages)
CreditsScript: Gaylord Du Bois | Pencils: John Hampton [as John Wade Hampton] (credited) | Inks: John Hampton [as John Wade Hampton] (credited)
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Cyclone; Midge; Calico (a horse); Sandy Waters; The Bowdry Gang (villains); Hoot Bowdry (villain)
NotesCopr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.
Comic Story"Whoopee! Yippee! Yow!" (1 page)
FeaturingSmokey Stover
CreditsScript: Bill Holman (credited) | Pencils: Bill Holman (credited) | Inks: Bill Holman (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt
NotesCopyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
Comic Story"Reaching the top of the island's plateau..." (8 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]
NotesCopr., 1942, by R. S. Callender
Comic Story"Look at that family grouped around the Christmas tree!" (1 page)
FeaturingThe Gumps
CreditsScript: Gus Edson (credited) | Pencils: Gus Edson (credited) | Inks: Gus Edson (credited)
ContentGenre: Drama | Characters: Andrew Gump; Min Gump; Chester Gump; Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Millie Gump; Hortense De Stross
NotesOn inside back cover in black, white and red. Copyright 1937 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
Publisher advertisementThis Christmas--Give a Subscription to New Funnies (1 page)
FeaturingNew Funnies
ContentCharacters: Santa Claus; Felix the Cat; Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Andy Panda
NotesBack cover
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