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Red Seal Comics
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PublicationOctober 1947 | Price: 0.10 CAD | Pages: 52 | Frequency: bi-monthly | Editing: Harry "A" Chesler?;?
NotesIndicia states "Published bi-monthly by Superior Publishers Limited... Canada". Ads and content appear to be American.
 
CreditsPencils: Gus Ricca? | Inks: Gus Ricca?
ContentGenre: Crime
 
AdvertisementSave Money - Save Time (1 page)
SynopsisAd for button holer from London Specialties, Chicago with short comic strip along side. Also includes indicia.
CreditsLetters:?; Typeset
 
Comic Story"What grim riddle concealed the motive behind the murders of penniless refugees?"][The Refugee Murders (7 pages)
SynopsisMr. Brauner helps refugees get into the country, then helps himself by blackmailing them.
FeaturingThe Black Dwarf
CreditsPencils: Paul Gattuso | Inks: Paul Gattuso
ContentGenre: Superhero | Characters: Black Dwarf; Arsenic; Nitro; Mr. Brauner (Introduction, villain)
NotesOriginally credited to Gus Ricca, but this is Gattuso. He has such a unique style, with people constantly running on long spiderlegs, and faces with large gaping mouth and angry eyebrows. He is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.
 
Filler"Cleveland 'Indians'" (1 page)
SynopsisThe origins of the names of various major league baseball teams.
FeaturingSports
CreditsPencils: Joe Beck | Inks: Otto Eppers?
ContentGenre: Non-fiction; Sports
 
Comic Story"Hunted like a vicious animal for crimes of which he is innocent..."][The Death of Nevada Bill (7 pages)
SynopsisJim goes to meet Nevada Bill but finds him dead, and the Gay Desperado is accused of killing him!
FeaturingThe Gay Desperado
CreditsPencils: George Tuska [as Geo Tuska] | Inks: George Tuska [as Geo Tuska]
ContentGenre: Western-frontier | Characters: Gay Desperado [Jim Collins]; Ace D'Arcy (villain, introduction); Rattlesnake Rose (villain, introduction); Hoagy (a piano player)(introduction)
 
Text StoryFoul Frame-Up (1 page)
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: Ed Hall; Dan Jackson; Lloyd Stephens
 
Comic Story"How can Lady Satan defy the weird terror that comes to life after sundown in Abbot's Arbor?"][The Horror of Abbot's Arbor (7 pages)
SynopsisLiving trees attack a girl in Abbot's Arbor, but Lady Satan finds that there is more than meets the eye.
FeaturingLady Satan
ContentGenre: Superhero | Characters: Lady Satan (last appearance?); Mr. Whitt (villain, introduction); Mr. Whitt's Butler (villain, introduction)
 
Filler"Well I'll be a coyote.." (2 pages)
SynopsisTenderfoot Joe is given the job of shoeing a horse, so he buys it boots.
FeaturingTenderfoot Joe
CreditsScript: Fred Schwab | Pencils: Fred Schwab | Inks: Fred Schwab
ContentGenre: Humor; Western-frontier | Characters: Tenderfoot Joe
NotesEach panel is a verse of a poem.
 
Filler"I get cold feet!" (1 page)
SynopsisFive gag panels.
FeaturingLaughing at Life!
ContentGenre: Humor
 
Comic Story"Blackmail is treacherous business..." (6 pages)
SynopsisG-men capture blackmailers.
FeaturingCalling All Cars
CreditsPencils: Chu Hing | Inks: Chu Hing
ContentGenre: Detective-mystery | Characters: Mrs. Barbour; Junior Barbour; Tony Catalano
NotesLast appearance of strip. Chu Hing is credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the artwork is very similar to his Green Turtle stories in Blazing Comics.
 
Filler"This calls for a celebration!" (1 page)
SynopsisFoxy Grandpa takes a cab but realizes he doesn't have enough money to pay the bill.
FeaturingFoxy Grandpa
CreditsPencils: Joe Beck | Inks: Joe Beck
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: Foxy Grandpa
NotesDoes not appear to be a strip reprint.
 
Comic Story"Don't turn your head, Pete..."][The Dummy (4 pages)
FeaturingPrehistoric Pete
CreditsPencils: Joe Beck | Inks: Joe Beck
ContentGenre: Humor
 
Comic Story"This'll get him back alright!" (1 page)
SynopsisA sheriff puts out a reward poster to capture Killer McGee.
FeaturingKiller McGee
CreditsScript: Fred Schwab | Pencils: Fred Schwab | Inks: Fred Schwab
ContentGenre: Humor; Western-frontier | Characters: Killer McGee
NotesThe original version has a Baby Ruth candy bar ad at the bottom of the page (1/4 page). The reprint leaves 1/4 page of empty space at the top of the page.
 
Text StoryCop Killer (1 page)
CreditsLetters: typeset
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: Barry Masters; Don Ricca (villain)
 
Comic Story"Death was the pay-off for holding the winning..."] [Sweepstakes of Death (6 pages)
SynopsisLucky finds out a sweepstakes winner apparently committed suicide and investigates.
FeaturingLucky Coyne
CreditsPencils: Tony Cataldo | Inks: Tony Cataldo
ContentGenre: Crime | Characters: Lucky Coyne; Red Rauch (Introduction, villain)
NotesTony Cataldo credit from Jerry Bails' Who's Who. First panel appears to have the name "Tony" written on a stack of tires in the background. The stiff movement of figures and some faces with rather long noses must be Cataldo, when comparing with his signed work.
 
AdvertisementYour Embarrassing Skin Condition May Be Overcome! (1 page)
SynopsisAd for Kleerex. Address is in Chicago, Ill.
 
Comic Story"What are we going to do about our foreign relations?" (1 page)
SynopsisKing Kole tries to hire someone who speaks multiple languages.
FeaturingKing Kole
CreditsPencils: Joe Beck | Inks: Otto Eppers?
ContentGenre: Humor | Characters: King Kole
 
AdvertisementGet This Authentic Dick Tracy Rapid-Fire Tommy Gun (1 page)
SynopsisShort comic strip with ad. Address to write to is in Chicago.
ContentCharacters: Dick Tracy
 
AdvertisementBoys! Girls! Make Your Own Models... (1 page)
SynopsisAd for rubber molds from Chicago.
NotesInside back cover.
 
AdvertisementHe Knows What They "Go For"... (1 page)
SynopsisAd for Baby Ruth Candy. Ad mentions Chicago.
NotesOn back cover of comic.
 
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