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Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact
PublisherCatechetical Guild Educational Society | Date: | Lang: English
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PublicationJanuary 29, 1959 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: every two weeks during the school year
 
CoverAir Control Tower
FeaturingWhat Can You Do?
CreditsPencils: Bill Martin (signed) | Inks: Bill Martin (signed)
 
SynopsisFive activities. Space Cadet Jones landed on the planet Beeteljuse and is thrown in irons. They will release him if he can solve this puzzle, otherwise it's the steaming mung pits of Vazoozoo for Jones. How many squares are there in the figure on the left? Lay these six toothpicks so that each one touches every other one and you can't bend or break them. Dr. Ding just came back from ten years of jungle research. He is asked by a radio interviewer what the rarest disease is. A wise man is trying to solve a problem. From what six-letter word can you subtract one and have twelve left?
FeaturingGame Page
ContentCharacters: Space Cadet Jones; Dr. Ding; wise man
NotesPuzzles and riddles on inside front cover page.
 
Comic StoryThe People Who Help Keep Them Flying Part 2 (6 pages)
SynopsisAn in-depth look at air traffic control. We find out the responsibilities of the Local Control, Flight Data and Ground Control positions. We also find out the expected salary and the qualifications required to become an Air Traffic Controller and even a look at the application Form-57 that you would need to fill out and pass a civil-service exam to qualify.
FeaturingWhat Can You Do?
CreditsScript: William C. Treon (credited) | Pencils: Bill Martin (signed) | Inks: Bill Martin (signed)
ContentGenre: Aviation | Characters: Mr. Smith; Wallace
 
Comic StoryBasketball (5 pages)
SynopsisEverything a basketball player ever wanted to know about passing, dribbling and taking a shot.
FeaturingTerry Brennan's Do It Yourself
CreditsScript: Terry Brennan (credited) | Pencils: Fran Matera (signed) | Inks: Fran Matera (signed)
ContentGenre: Sports | Characters: Terry Brennan
 
Comic Story"Hooray for Elgin!" (6 pages)
SynopsisDick Elgin is welcomed home by his fellow students as the new slalom champ. Coach Davis has a broken leg and Fr. Carroll asks Chuck to help the team until a new coach can be found. Red Jones makes a deal with Slim. Slim will get the coaching job and Red will get Flagpole for the New York Barnstormers team. Flagpole is not playing well and at half-time, Red asks him to play with his racoon cap on. This calms him down and actually helps his playing. The team comes back to win the game, thanks to Flagpole. Red tells him he should go professional and sign with the Barnstormers.
FeaturingChuck White and His Friends
CreditsScript: Frank Moss [as Max Pine] (credited) | Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure | Characters: Chuck White; Coach Davis; Red Jones; Slim; Flagpole Boyd
NotesMax Pine was an alias of Frank Moss, per 2006 interview with Frank Borth: "You can find out in reading your things he also uses the word Max Pine as a substitute for him because he didn't want them to think he was writing everything in the place..." http://cuislandora.wrlc.org/islandora/object/cuislandora%3A40849
 
Text StoryArthur Became King (3 pages)
FeaturingOnce Upon a Time...
CreditsScript: Eric St. Clair (credited) | Letters: typeset
ContentCharacters: King Arthur
NotesText story with three accompanying illustrations.
 
Comic StorySt. Nicholas Patron of Russia (6 pages)
SynopsisA story about St. Nicholas. All we know for certain about him, is that he was once Bishop of Myra. The rest is a story of tradition and legend. When Dutch settlers came to New York, the children were saying "San Nicolaas", but they would say it so often and fast, that it sounded like, "Santa Claus".
FeaturingPiercing the Iron Curtain
CreditsScript: Catherine Beebe (credited) | Pencils: Paul Karch (signed) | Inks: Paul Karch (signed)
ContentGenre: Historical; Religious | Characters: St. Nicholas
NotesParts of the story that are not based on historic fact have a Chrismas-like border around them, so that as you read, you know what is based on fact and what is based on legend.
 
Comic StoryOff to the Stars!- Part 1 (6 pages)
SynopsisIt is June 1970 and space travel has been a reality for the past ten years, but interest has died down since the discovery that no other planet in our solar system can support human life. Dr. Ney has invented a Galaxial Drive that will allow travel at speeds far exceeding that of light. This will allow travel beyond our solar system and to other galaxies. Tests are done and the ship is completed, but Dr. Ney is not allowed to travel in his own ship. His life is much too valuable to be risked on this first flight. The crew straps down and prepares for takeoff.
FeaturingKidnapped by a Space Ship!
CreditsScript: Frances E. Crandall (credited) | Pencils: Frank Moss [as F. M.] (signed) | Inks: Frank Moss [as F. M.] (signed)
ContentGenre: Adventure; Science Fiction | Characters: Colonel Martin; Jean Martin; Tom Pratt; Dr. Ney
 
Comic StoryEat at Joe's (1 page)
FeaturingPierre
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Pierre
NotesSequence on inside of back cover.
 
Publisher advertisement"Bee...ware!" (1 page)
SynopsisPromo ad that compares Treasure Chest's stories and its readers with bees and a beehive. Fun and fact to swarm in every issue.
ContentCharacters: Hannibal Bear
NotesContains a partial outline for the upcoming second semester of Treasure Chest.
 
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