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Popular Comics
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PublicationMay 1943 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: monthly
 
FeaturingThe Three Little Gremlins; Smilin' Jack
ContentGenre: Adventure; Humor; Aviation; War | Characters: The Three Little Gremlins [Gassy Octane; Nutsy Boltaction; Screwy Turnbuckle]; Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]
 
Cartoon"Oh, we're not worried about living conditions in Washington" (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
NotesFour single panel cartoons on inside front cover in black, white and red. © 1942 Chicago Times, Inc.
 
Comic Story"Little Gremlins have their three "R's" to learn" (8 pages)
SynopsisProfessor Prexy explains how the Gremlins are able to fly.
FeaturingThe Three Little Gremlins
CreditsPencils: Dan Gormley | Inks: Dan Gormley | Job #: P.C.#87
ContentGenre: Humor; War | Characters: The Three Little Gremlins [Gassy Octane; Nutsy Boltaction; Screwy Turnbuckle]; Professor Prexy (first appearance); Dr. Kala Axtar (first appearance); Observer 439; Japanese (villains)
NotesCopr., 1943, by Daniel J. Gormley. Art credits from Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928-1999.
 
Comic Story"Oh, Jack--I wish you and Mary wouldn't bother with me any more" (8 pages)
SynopsisJack rescues Mary and Dixie from a wind tunnel.
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; Mary Smith; Dixie Lee; Colonel Chuck; Dr. Helpers
NotesCopyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc. Page 6 reprints the partial and trimmed Sunday strip from November 12, 1939.
 
Comic Story"Two gridiron rivals become pals in the Pacific and team up on the little yellow men from Nippon...." (10 pages)
FeaturingBuddies
CreditsPencils: Frank Thomas [as F. Thomas] (signed) | Inks: Frank Thomas [as F. Thomas] (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor; War | Characters: Pvt. Speed Williams (first appearance); Pvt. Slug McCoy (first appearance); Corporal Nap Naylor (first appearance); Sgt. Rafferty (first appearance)
NotesCopr., 1943 by R. S. Callender.
 
Comic Story"Bim advertised for the missing parents of Little Napolean" (1 page)
FeaturingThe Gumps
CreditsScript: Gus Edson (credited) | Pencils: Gus Edson (credited) | Inks: Gus Edson (credited)
ContentGenre: Drama; Humor | Characters: Uncle Bim Gump [Benjamin Gump]; Larry Slik; Gertie Slik; Little Napolean's mother
NotesCopyright 1938 by the Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
 
Comic StoryPig Skinned (1 page)
FeaturingSpooky
CreditsScript: Bill Holman (credited) | Pencils: Bill Holman (credited) | Inks: Bill Holman (credited)
ContentGenre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals | Characters: Spooky (a cat); Fenwick Flooky
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
Comic StorySheet Music (1 page)
FeaturingSmokey Stover
CreditsScript: Bill Holman (credited) | Pencils: Bill Holman (credited) | Inks: Bill Holman (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Spooky (a cat)
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
Comic StoryHome Run (1 page)
FeaturingSpooky
CreditsScript: Bill Holman [as Bill Skat Holman] (credited) | Pencils: Bill Holman [as Bill Skat Holman] (credited) | Inks: Bill Holman [as Bill Skat Holman] (credited)
ContentGenre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals | Characters: Spooky (a cat); Fenwick Flooky; Dr. Kissmollytwice
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
Comic StoryBlack Napoleon (6 pages)
FeaturingA True Fact Story
ContentGenre: Non-fiction; War | Characters: Black Napoleon [Toussaint L'ouverture]; Napoleon Bonaparte; General LeClerc
NotesCopr., 1943 by R. S. Callender.
 
Comic Story$50,000 Piece of Paper (1 page)
SynopsisThe true story of the world's rarest stamp.
ContentGenre: Non-fiction | Characters: Vaughn; Niel McKenner; Count Ferrary; Hugo Griebert; Arthur Hinds
NotesCopr., 1943 by R. S. Callender.
 
Text StoryStumpy (3 pages)
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: War | Characters: Jerry Blake; Mrs. Blake; Stumpy [also as Hap] (a dog)
 
Comic Story"I'd bet it wasn't pain that made you cry a while ago..." (8 pages)
SynopsisDragon Lady teaches Terry how to dance.
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; Reginald Smythe-Heatherstone; Deeth Crispin; Dragon Lady
NotesCopyright, 1938, by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
 
Comic StoryQuack Ducktor (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; Dr. P. Nutt [Pierpont Nutt]; Spooky (a cat)
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
Comic Story"Mr. Blott at the Blue Plate Plaza called" (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; Sparks (a dog)
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
Comic Story"Yippee, Cookie" (1 page)
FeaturingSmokey Stover
CreditsScript: Bill Holman (credited) | Pencils: Bill Holman (credited) | Inks: Bill Holman (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Spooky (a cat)
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
Comic Story"You look as put out as a camp fire in a cloudburst" (1 page)
FeaturingSmokey Stover
CreditsScript: Bill Holman (credited) | Pencils: Bill Holman (credited) | Inks: Bill Holman (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Earl Stover; Spooky
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
Comic Story"Gootch! How much was Skeezix hurt?" (4 pages)
FeaturingGasoline Alley
CreditsScript: Frank King (credited) | Pencils: Frank King (credited) | Inks: Frank King (credited)
ContentGenre: Drama | Characters: Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Gootch; Larry Packer; Jessica; Auntie Blossom [Phyllis Wallet]; Aunt Hessie
NotesCopyright 1937 by the Chicago Tribune-N. Y. News Syndicate, Inc.
 
Cartoon"Hmmm... won't budge!" (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 | Characters: Miss Snodgrass; Otis;
NotesSix single panel cartoons. © 1942 Chicago Times, Inc.
 
Text StoryNow You See It-Now You Don't! (6 pages)
SynopsisText story about the benefits of camouflage.
CreditsPencils: Tom Gill [as TG] (signed) | Inks: Tom Gill [as TG] (signed)
ContentGenre: Non-fiction
NotesCopr., 1943 by R. S. Callender.
 
Comic Story"Jumpin' jackpots, Cookie" (1 page)
FeaturingSmokey Stover
CreditsScript: Bill Holman (credited) | Pencils: Bill Holman (credited) | Inks: Bill Holman (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Smokey Stover; Cookie Stover; Spooky (a cat); Skull Duggery
NotesCopyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc.
 
AdvertisementRemove Ugly Blackheads or No Cost (1 page)
FeaturingBallco Products Company
NotesOn inside back cover in black and white.
 
Advertisement33 Power Telescope Lens Kit (1 page)
FeaturingMetro Publications
NotesBack cover.
 
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