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Popular Comics
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PublicationJune 1942 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 68 | Frequency: monthly | Editing: George T. Delacorte, Jr. [as G. T. Delacorte, Jr.] (president); Helen Meyer [as H. Meyer] (vice-president); Margarita Delacorte (secretary)
NotesCopyright 1942 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
 
FeaturingSmilin' Jack
ContentGenre: Adventure; Drama; Humor; Aviation; War | Characters: Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Terry Lee (inset); Connie [George Webster Confucius] (inset); Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright] (inset); Skeezix Wallet (inset); Tops (inset); Don Winslow (inset)
 
Cartoon"Before I finish" (1 page)
FeaturingGrin and Bear It
CreditsScript: George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed) | Pencils: George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed) | Inks: George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesSix single panel cartoons on inside front cover in black, white and red. © 1941 Chicago Times, Inc.
 
Comic Story"Before you completely lose your mind" (8 pages)
SynopsisLimehouse puts Jack and Fat Stuff in Death Rock, a jail in the South Sea Islands.
FeaturingSmilin' Jack
CreditsScript: Zack Mosley (signed) | Pencils: Zack Mosley (signed) | Inks: Zack Mosley (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Aviation | Characters: Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin; also as Powder; also as Ghost Killer]; Fat Stuff; Limehouse; Leonard; Fergus; Le Meuix; Eagle Eye (villain); Lizard (villain); Slab (villain); The Head (villain); The Claw (villain)
NotesCopyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
 
Publisher advertisementAndy Panda Appears in New Funnies
FeaturingAndy Panda
ContentGenre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals | Characters: Andy Panda
 
AdvertisementStamps
CreditsLetters: typeset
 
Comic Story"Listen, Terry-you've been swell to Burma" (8 pages)
FeaturingTerry and the Pirates
CreditsScript: Milton Caniff (credited) | Pencils: Milton Caniff (credited) | Inks: Milton Caniff (credited)
ContentGenre: Adventure | Characters: Terry Lee; Pat Ryan; Burma [also as Burmadine Lee]; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Big Stoop; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone; Reginald Smythe-Heatherstone; Lan; Drusilla Crail
NotesCopyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
 
Comic Story"Captain Midnight, leader of the Secret Squardon" (12 pages)
SynopsisCaptain Midnight and Kelly rescue SS-29 from Ivan Shark's seaplane base, but the rescued agent is seriously injured during the escape. Midnight and company jump into a seaplane and head for a hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, then, having delivered him to the doctors, head out with other squadron members to attack Shark's seaplane stronghold.
FeaturingCaptain Midnight
CreditsPencils: Dan Gormley (signed) | Inks: Dan Gormley (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Aviation | Characters: Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Lyle William Kelly [SS-11] (Midnight's Chief Lieutenant); Chuck Ramsay; Joyce Ryan; SS-29; Ivan Shark (villain); Fury Shark (villain, Ivan's daughter); Ivan Shark's gang (villains, some die)
NotesThe masthead reads "Copr., 1942, by The Wander Co.". Storyline continued from previous issue.
 
Comic Story"Winslow is now en route to Palm City" (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; Captain Dorne; Lawson Lugg [also as Baron] (villain)
 
Comic Story"After spending a night off shore in the turtle-shell boat" (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]; Captain Bill Brady; Omu
NotesCopr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.
 
Cartoon"Guess who I've invited here" (1 page)
FeaturingYou're in the Army Now
CreditsScript: Jack Ficklen [as Herc Ficklen] (credited) | Pencils: Jack Ficklen [as Herc Ficklen] (credited) | Inks: Jack Ficklen [as Herc Ficklen] (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor; War
Notes4 single panel gags. 1941, The Register and Tribune Syndicate.
 
Comic StoryFlame Fluke (1 page)
FeaturingSmokey Stover
CreditsScript: Bill Holman (credited) | Pencils: Bill Holman (credited) | Inks: Bill Holman (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Smokey Stover; Earl Stover; Spooky (a cat)
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
Comic StoryBence Fuster (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; Spooky (a cat); Sparks (a dog)
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
Comic Story"Our scene -- a squalid section of New York's water front" (7 pages)
FeaturingNick Terry as The Owl
CreditsPencils: Frank Thomas (credited) | Inks: Frank Thomas (credited)
ContentGenre: Superhero | Characters: Owl [Nick Terry]; Owl Girl [Belle Wayne]; Chief Murphy; Willie the Wart (death)
NotesCopr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.
 
Text StoryFight for Freedom (2 pages)
CreditsPencils: Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed) | Inks: Hal Bittner [as Hal BiT] (signed) | Letters: typeset
ContentGenre: War | Characters: Philippe Duval; Pierre; Jacques (a dog, death)
NotesArtist signature combines the "l" and "B", making it look like HaBiT.
 
Comic Story"We need some metal braces." (4 pages)
FeaturingGasoline Alley
CreditsScript: Frank King (credited) | Pencils: Frank King (credited) | Inks: Frank King (credited)
ContentGenre: Drama | Characters: Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Tops; Walt Wallet; Sheriff J. P. Lindsay (first appearance)
NotesCopyright 1937 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
 
Comic Story"The story of "Dodger" Willis, the one-man crime wave" (6 pages)
FeaturingGang Busters
CreditsPencils: Bob Jenney [as R.L.J.] (signed) | Inks: Bob Jenney [as R.L.J.] (signed)
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: Chief John Winston; Gates; Henry Duffy (villain); Dodger [James Willis] (villain, death)
NotesCopr., 1942, by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.
 
Cartoon"Naw, it ain't a toy boat" (1 page)
FeaturingGrin and Bear It
CreditsScript: George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed) | Pencils: George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed) | Inks: George Lichtenstein [as Lichty] (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesSix single panel cartoons on inside back cover in black, white and red.
 
AdvertisementPresenting the New Daisy Defender (1 page)
FeaturingDaisy Manufacturing Company; Red Ryder
ContentCharacters: Red Ryder
NotesBack cover.
 
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