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True Comics
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PublicationSeptember 1941 | Price: 0.10 USD | Pages: 68 | Editing: David T. Marke; Ralph Ellsworth (Art Editor); Lloyd Jacquet (Art Editor)
 
FeaturingTrue Comics
ContentCharacters: General George C. Marshall (December 31, 1880 - October 16, 1959)
 
Text ArticleHave You Written Us a Letter? (1 page)
CreditsScript: George J. Hecht
ContentCharacters: Elanor Roosevelt (Photo); George Hecht (Photo); Gerard Darrow (Photo); Daniel C. Knowlton (Photo)
 
Comic StoryU.S. Army Chief General George C. Marshall (11 pages)
SynopsisLife story of General Marshall from his beginnings at Virginia Military Institute to shortly before WWII.
CreditsScript: Patricia Highsmith | Pencils: Harry G. Peter
ContentGenre: Biography; War | Characters: General George C. Marshall (December 31, 1880 - October 16, 1959); General Johnson Hagood (June 16, 1873 - December 22, 1948); General John J. Pershing (September 13, 1860 - July 15, 1948); President Franklin D. Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 - April 12, 1945)
NotesWriter credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.
 
Comic StoryDanger in the Arctic (10 pages)
SynopsisThe story of Joe Crosson, once of the first pilots in Alaska.
ContentGenre: Adventure; Non-fiction | Characters: Joe Crosson (1903-1949; Alaskan Hall of Fame Pilot); Carl Benjamin "Ben" Eielson (1897 - 1929; Alaskan Hall of Fame Pilot)
 
Comic StoryRecord Breakers (3 pages)
SynopsisDetails on various sports records.
ContentCharacters: Benjamin "Ben" Bangs Eastman (July 19, 1911 – October 6, 2002); Frank Clifford Wykoff (October 29, 1909 – January 1, 1980); James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980); Fred Wolcott; Helen Herring Stephens (February 3, 1918 – January 17, 1994); Cornelius ("Dutch") Warmerdam (June 22, 1915 – November 13, 2001); Stella Walasiewicz (3 April 1911 – 4 December 1980); Matti Henrikki Järvinen (February 18, 1909 – July 22, 1985); Elroy Robinson; Luhaar; Sydney Charles Wooderson (30 August 1914 – 21 December 2006); Cornelius Cooper Johnson (August 28, 1913 – February 15, 1946); David Donald Albritton (April 13, 1913 – May 14, 1994); Miklós Szabó (6 December 1908 – 3 December 2000); Richard Atley Donald (August 19, 1910 - October 19, 1992); Miss Lunn; Zdenka Koubkova; Curtis Hill; Glendolene Vinyard; Willemijntje "Willy" den Ouden (January 1st, 1918 – December 6th, 1997); John Rhodes Cobb (December 2, 1899 – September 29, 1952); Johnny Weissmuller (Born as Johann Peter Weißmüller; June 2, 1904 – January 20, 1984); Seabiscuit (May 23, 1933—May 17, 1947; Horse); Greyhound (Horse); Fritz Wendel (February 21, 1915–February 9, 1975)
 
Comic StoryOld Glory (7 pages)
SynopsisThe story of the American Flag from the Revolutionary War thru 1940's.
ContentCharacters: George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799); Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 – April 17, 1790); John Paul Jones (July 6, 1747(1747-07-06) – July 18, 1792); Betsy Ross (January 1, 1752 – January 30, 1836)
 
Comic StorySail, Ho! How to Recognize Many Sailing Ships (2 pages)
 
Text ArticleMy Greatest Adventure (2 pages)
CreditsScript: Linton Wells
ContentGenre: Adventure
 
Comic StoryJohn Weatherby Blockade Breaker of 1812 (3 pages)
SynopsisLt. Weatherby has a plan to capture a British Clipper ship.
FeaturingUnsung Heroes
ContentGenre: War | Characters: Lieutenant John Weatherby
NotesWar of 1812 story
 
Comic StoryHeroine of the White House (4 pages)
SynopsisThe story of how Dolly Madison rescued many valuables from the White House before the British arrived and burned it to the ground in the war of 1812.
ContentGenre: Non-fiction; War | Characters: Dolley Payne Todd Madison (May 20, 1768 – July 12, 1849); James Madison (March 16, 1751 – June 28, 1836)
 
Comic StoryChinese Hero No. 1 Part II (10 pages)
SynopsisThe story of Chaing Kai-shek from before WWI thru WWII.
CreditsScript: Patricia Highsmith
ContentGenre: Non-fiction; War | Characters: Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975); Sun Yat-sen (November 12th 1866 – March 12th 1925); Soong Mei-ling (March 5, 1897 – October 23, 2003); Chang Hsuch-Ling
NotesContinued from previous issue. Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.
 
Comic StoryBuilder of Canada (6 pages)
SynopsisThe story of Alexander Mackenzie and his expedition that travelled across all of Canada to become the first to reach the Pacific Ocean.
ContentGenre: Adventure; Non-fiction | Characters: Alexander Mackenzie (1764 – March 12, 1820); Simon MacTavish
 
Comic StoryFrontier Fighters (6 pages)
SynopsisThe story of Captain Fremont and how he forced Mexico to surrender California to America.
ContentGenre: Non-fiction; Western-frontier | Characters: Captain John Charles Fremont (1813 - 1890); Kit Carson (December 24, 1809 – May 23, 1868); Lieutenant Gillespie
 
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