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Popular Comics
PublisherDell Comics / Western Publishing | Date: | Lang: English
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PublicationAugust 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; Aviation | Characters: Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Terry Lee (inset); Pat Ryan (inset); Burma (inset)
 
Cartoon"Step lively, fellows" (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 on inside front cover in black, white and red. 1941, The Register and Tribune Syndicate.
 
Comic Story"Gosh--a person never realizes what a bore he is till he's alone with himself" (8 pages)
FeaturingSmilin' Jack
CreditsScript: Zack Mosley (credited) | Pencils: Zack Mosley (credited) | Inks: Zack Mosley (credited)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Aviation | Characters: Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Fat Stuff; Limehouse; Ringtail (a monkey); Laura (first appearance; Limehouse's daughter); Limehouse's wife (first appearance)
NotesCopyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
 
Comic Story"I know that goat I found yesterday got your nanny, Chief" (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); Buttinski (a goat)
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
Comic Story"Oh, what have I done?" (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; Connie [George Webster Confucius]; Big Stoop; Nastalthia Vincenta Smythe-Heatherstone; Reginald Smythe-Heatherstone; Inspector Gwenn; Lo Sun; Drusilla Crail (villain); Chun Wi (villain)
NotesCopyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
 
Comic Story"After forcing Shark's henchman, Gardo, to land" (6 pages)
SynopsisMidnight and Chuck land in a farmer's field, and talk their way out of being taken to the local Sheriff, but lose their prisoner, Gardo, in the process. They head to a squadron aerial instrument company, where they learn that several planes have been sabotaged. Captain Midnight vows to discover and capture the person rersponsible.
FeaturingCaptain Midnight
CreditsPencils: Bob Jenney [as R.L.J.] (signed) | Inks: Bob Jenney [as R.L.J.] (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Aviation | Characters: Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsay [SS-11]; un-named farmer; Major Steele (at Secret Squadron HQ); Jack Conway (test pilot); Ivan Shark (villain); Fang (villain); Fury Shark (villain); Gardo (villain, mention only)
NotesMasthead reads "Copr., 1942, by The Wander Co.".
 
Comic Story"Oh, Tom! Isn't this swell" (1 page)
FeaturingThe Gumps
CreditsScript: Gus Edson (credited) | Pencils: Gus Edson (credited) | Inks: Gus Edson (credited)
ContentGenre: Drama | Characters: Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Millie Gump; Hortense De Stross; Andrew Gump; Min Gump; Tom
NotesCopyright 1937 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
 
Comic Story"Escaping from Don Iago's riflemen" (7 pages)
FeaturingCyclone
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Cyclone; Midge; The Great Inca; Titaca; Aunt Llo; Don Manuelo McCarthy; Sandy Waters; Don Iago (villain); Captain Cerdoso (villain)
NotesCopr., 1942, by R. S. Callender.
 
Comic Story"Don Winslow hastens to find and protect the inventor of V707" (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 Lancton; The Purple Dictator (villain)
 
Comic Story"We're out of money" (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; Auntie Blossom [Phyllis Wallet]; Corky Wallet; Judy Wallet
NotesCopyright 1937 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"This is Dan Druff"
FeaturingSmokey Stover
CreditsScript: Bill Holman (credited) | Pencils: Bill Holman (credited) | Inks: Bill Holman (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Dan Druff
NotesCopyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
 
Comic Story"You girls were right"
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"The time - April, 1917" (6 pages)
SynopsisThe U.S. has declared war on Germany and thus German spies, Von Haupt and his assistant burn all incriminating documents and take it on the lam. However, news man Jack Mullin learns of the spies' activities in providing ship departure times to the Fatherland, and tries to enlist Nick's help, but he refuses. However, the Owl investigates a mysterious new neighbor and discovers him to be an invalid Von Haupt.
FeaturingNick Terry as The Owl
CreditsScript: Oscar Le Beck | Pencils: Frank Thomas (signed) | Inks: Frank Thomas (signed)
ContentGenre: Superhero; War | Characters: The Owl [Nick Terry] (city Policeman); Belle Wayne; Soto (Terry's servant); Jack Mullin (newspaperman); Von Haupt (villain, death); Von Huupt's assistant (villain); Dr. Gluck (villain)
NotesCopyright, 1942, by R. S. Callender. Script credit by Craig Delich courtesy of the Who's Who.
 
Comic StoryThe Silk Hat Gang (6 pages)
FeaturingGang Busters
CreditsPencils: E. C. Stoner (signed) | Inks: E. C. Stoner (signed)
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: Chief John Winston; The Silk Hat Gang [Sparkie Travers (villain, death); Blondie (villain); Gyp (villain); Flash Lily (villain)]
NotesCopr., 1942, by Phillips H. Lord, Inc.
 
Text StoryStorm Pilot (2 pages)
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: Adventure | Characters: Dan Wentworth; Frank Wentworth; Mrs. Wentworth; Roy (a dog)
 
Comic Story"Daybreak finds Captain Bill Brady, the volunteer sentry, sound asleep--" (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"Five billion for defense" (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 on inside back cover in black, white and red. 1941, The Register and Tribune Syndicate.
 
Publisher advertisementNow You Can Subscribe to the New Funnies (1 page)
FeaturingNew Funnies
ContentGenre: Humor; Anthropomorphic-funny Animals | Characters: Andy Panda; Raggedy Ann; Raggedy Andy; Peter Rabbit; Felix the Cat; Oswald; Li'l Eight Ball
NotesBack cover.
 
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