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Popular Comics
PublisherDell Comics / Western Publishing | Date: | Lang: English
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   By Superman
Thanks for the paper scans of Popular Comics #42. I especially like Hurricane Twins. Is the first Hurricane Twins in #39 or #38, neither of which we have here YET?
 
Additional Information
 
PublicationAugust 1939 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 1 | Frequency: monthly
 
FeaturingGang Busters; Tailspin Tommy; The Masked Pilot; The Hurricane Kids; Shark Egan; Herky; Bronc Peeler; G-Men; Toby; Tex Thorne; Ben Hur
ContentGenre: Adventure; Humor; Crime; Historical; Western-frontier | Characters: Dippy; Tailspin Tommy [Tommy Tomkins]; The Masked Pilot; The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]; Shark Egan; Herky; Bronc Peeler; Toby; Tex Thorne; Ben Hur
 
Comic Story"Boys and girls, how do you like this idea?"
FeaturingThe Comic Zoo
CreditsPencils: George Scarbo | Inks: George Scarbo
ContentGenre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals | Characters: Rudy [as Three-Fisted Rudy]; Killer Kangaroo
NotesOn inside front cover in black, white and red. Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
 
ActivityWinner of May Contest
CreditsLetters: typeset
 
Comic Story"Tex Thorne has been forced to join an outlaw gang." (4 pages)
FeaturingTex Thorne
CreditsScript:? [as Zane Grey]
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Tex Thorne; Topaz (a horse); Jane Hoskins; Jimmy Hoskins; Jerry (villain); Clamp Hackett (villain); Brim (villain; corpse)
 
CartoonThe Flop; The Drawback
FeaturingSchool Days Out Our Way
CreditsScript: J. R. Williams (credited) | Pencils: J. R. Williams (credited) | Inks: J. R. Willaims (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesTwo single panel cartoons.
 
CartoonHeroes are Made Not Born; Close Relations
FeaturingWorry Wart
CreditsScript: J. R. Williams (credited) | Pencils: J. R. Williams (credited) | Inks: J. R. Willaims (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesTwo single panel cartoons.
 
Comic Story"Shark Egan and his flying pal, Ace O'Dool, disappeared from their prison" (4 pages)
FeaturingShark Egan
CreditsPencils: John Donaldson | Inks: John Donaldson
ContentGenre: Adventure | Characters: Shark Egan; Ace O'Dool; Mary McDermot; Kanaka Lew; Angkar; Curly; Red Mack
NotesPencils and inks credits per Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928-1999.
 
ActivityPopular Crossword Puzzles by Our Readers (1.33 pages)
NotesSolution on page 24 of comic and is included in page count.
 
Comic Story"A strange bat-like creature has carried Alan off" (4 pages)
FeaturingThe Hurricane Kids
CreditsScript: Albert Hartje | Pencils: Bill Ely | Inks: Bill Ely
ContentGenre: Adventure | Characters: The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]
NotesWriter credit per Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books 1928-1999. Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
 
Comic StoryMr. Wong, Detective (4 pages)
FeaturingMr. Wong
CreditsScript: Jim Gary? | Pencils: Jim Gary?; Tom Hickey? | Inks: Jim Gary?; Tom Hickey?
ContentGenre: Detective-mystery | Characters: Mr. Wong; Lee Tong; Captain Sam Street; Mr. Meisle (death); Mrs. Roemer; Anton Mohl [Mr. Granich] (villain); Carl Roemer (villain)
NotesAn adaptation of the Monogram Pictures movie - Boris Karloff in "Mr. Wong, Detective." Final chapter.
 
Comic Story"Oomog, disguised as one of the spooks" (2 pages)
FeaturingToby
CreditsScript:? [as Stan] | Pencils:? [as Stan] | Inks:? [as Stan]
ContentCharacters: Toby; Oomog; Li'l Booey
 
Comic Story"She's my gal and I'm her beau" (1 page)
SynopsisHerky goes to a fortune teller.
FeaturingHerky
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Herky; Lois
 
Comic Story"Sold Out"
FeaturingThe Comic Zoo
CreditsPencils: George Scarbo | Inks: George Scarbo
ContentGenre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
NotesArt identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
 
Cartoon"He used to work in a filling station" (1 page)
FeaturingHold Everything
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesFour single panel gags.
 
Comic Story"Well, what is it, Tom?" (4 pages)
FeaturingThe Masked Pilot
CreditsScript: Bob Jenney | Pencils: Bob Jenney | Inks: Bob Jenney
ContentGenre: Adventure | Characters: The Masked Pilot; Tom; Dwight Ellis; Alexis (villain); Otto (villain); Miguel (villain); Josef (villain)
 
Comic Story"There is nothing to be accomplished tonight." (4 pages)
FeaturingTailspin Tommy
CreditsScript: Hal Forrest | Pencils: Hal Forrest | Inks: Hal Forrest
ContentGenre: Adventure; Aviation | Characters: Tailspin Tommy [Tommy Tomkins]; Skeets Milligan; Betty Lou Barnes; Professor Otto Bumgartner; Miss Stanley; Jeems; Mr. Dunforth; Reverend Meek; Mrs. Wilson; Mr. Plotz; Mr. Trevor; Mr. Holt; Slade
 
ActivityAre You the All-American Boy or Girl (2 pages)
FeaturingPopular Comics Contest
 
Comic StoryG-Men Versus the Living Masks (4 pages)
FeaturingG-Men
CreditsPencils: Bob Jenney? | Inks: Bob Jenney?
ContentGenre: Crime; Detective-mystery | Characters: G-Men; G-Man Larry Lane; Buddy Barton; Pat McCann (villain)
NotesArt identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
 
Comic StoryStars Over Arizone (6 pages)
FeaturingMonogram Pictures Present Jack Randall
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Jack Dawson; Grizzly Ike; Jane Manning; Governor Cole; John Cole; Yucca Bill Thompson; Hashknife Holden; Chuckawalla Joe; May (villain); Blackie (villain); Lopez (villain); Sidewinder Steve (villain); Ace Carter (villain)
 
Text StoryTarzan and Bolgani (3 pages)
FeaturingTarzan
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: Jungle | Characters: Tarzan; James Hunter Blake; Wilbur Stimbul; Bolgani (a gorilla); Histah (a snake)
 
Comic Story"Oh, Daddy!"
FeaturingThe Comic Zoo
CreditsScript: George Scarbo (signed) | Pencils: George Scarbo (signed) | Inks: George Scarbo (signed)
ContentGenre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals | Characters: Rudy
 
Comic StoryScrapbook Sketches
FeaturingScrapbook Sketches
ContentGenre: Humor
 
Comic StoryLife is Funny That Way
FeaturingLife is Funny That Way
CreditsScript: George Scarbo (signed) | Pencils: George Scarbo (signed) | Inks: George Scarbo (signed)
ContentGenre: Humor
 
FeaturingDaisy Air Rifles
CreditsLetters: typeset
 
Text Article"There are a great multitude of ship stamps" (2 pages)
FeaturingPopular Stamp Club
CreditsLetters: typeset
 
Text Story"Ben Hur sees the chariot of Sheik Ilderim" (4 pages)
FeaturingBen Hur
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: Historical | Characters: Ben Hur; Malluch; Sheik Ilderim; Simonides; Esther; Balthasar; Messala; Valerius Gratus
 
Comic Story"Together we'll make headlines!" (6 pages)
FeaturingGang Busters
CreditsScript: Al McWilliams? | Pencils: Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed) | Inks: Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: Officer Harris (death); Al Collins (villain); Cora Collins (villain)
 
CartoonThe Turtles Stomach; The Worry Wart
FeaturingWorry Wart
CreditsScript: J. R. Williams (credited) | Pencils: J. R. Williams (credited) | Inks: J. R. Willaims (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesTwo single panel cartoons.
 
Comic StoryComplications; The Bargain Hunter
FeaturingSchool Days Out Our Way
CreditsScript: J. R. Williams (credited) | Pencils: J. R. Williams (credited) | Inks: J. R. Willaims (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesTwo single panel cartoons.
 
Comic Story"I forced Bat Wilson here" (3 pages)
FeaturingBronc Peeler
CreditsScript: Fred Harman (credited) | Pencils: Fred Harman (credited) | Inks: Fred Harman (credited)
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Bronc Peeler; Babs; Bat Wilson (villain)
 
Comic Story"I'm gonna be a dictator when I get a little bigger" (1 page)
FeaturingHerky
CreditsScript: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Pencils: Clyde Lewis (credited) | Inks: Clyde Lewis (credited)
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Herky; Noodles Nelson
 
CartoonCarnival (1 page)
FeaturingCarnival
ContentGenre: Humor
NotesSix single panel gags on inside back cover in black, white and red.
 
Publisher advertisementThe Funnies (1 page)
FeaturingThe Funnies
NotesBack cover
 
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