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COMIC #106: Comedy Comics #11DATE: September 1942PUBLISHER: Timely ComicsCONTENTS: Cover, pencilled by Mike Sekowsky, inked by George Klein; “Otto Bragg And Snippy”, drawn by Lou Paige; “Wheezy”, drawn by Reney; “Inky Dinky”, drawn by Sol Brodsky; “Maisie Martin In Hollywood”, drawn by Charles Nicholas; “Vagabond”, pencilled by Ed Winiarski, inked by George Klein; “Stuporman”, drawn by Harry Douglas; “Percy”, pencilled by Mike Sekowsky, inked by George Klein; “Spy-Catcher”, drawn by Charles Nicholas; “Casey McKann”, drawn by Lou Ferstadt; “Trinket”, drawn by Clive Yeadon; “Snigger”, drawn by Red Holmdale; “Maymee Hazzit”, maybe pencilled by Chic Stone, maybe inked by Al Gabriele; “Ye Good Old Daze”, maybe pencilled by Alan Mandel, maybe inked by Dan Barry. Editor: Stan Lee.CANON: Partial (Vagabond story).Couldn’t find it!  Didn’t read it!This issue has a mixed bag of familiar creators and mostly-familiar strips.  Ed Winiarski’s ridiculous Vagabond character makes one final appearance, which I’ve heard takes a more directly comedic style than the past Vagabond stories; the Vagabond will enter the Marvel Universe when his pant leg appears in one panel of Avengers/Invaders.Alan Mandel and Dan Barry make their Timely debuts here.  Mandel had worked for other publishers, most notably on Blue Bolt, and Barry helped him; they’ll both mostly work for other publishers, but do a smattering of Timely work.  Possible “Wheezy” artist Lily Renee, who’d be the only female artist at Timely so far, has no more Timely credits I know of, and neither does Red Holmdale; she’ll go on to draw comics for Fiction House, and he’ll move on to Archie.  I couldn’t find any credits for Clive Yeadon besides this and the previous Trinket strip.  Everyone else has more Timely credits on tap, although I don’t think any of these features will appear again.  I think Chic Stone makes his published debut here; he’ll do his best-known work inking Jack Kirby in the ’60s.When Comedy Comics returns in three months, it will abandon the comedy/adventure hybrid format, converting to a funny animal comic.

COMIC #106: Comedy Comics #11
DATE: September 1942
PUBLISHER: Timely Comics
CONTENTS: Cover, pencilled by Mike Sekowsky, inked by George Klein; “Otto Bragg And Snippy”, drawn by Lou Paige; “Wheezy”, drawn by Reney; “Inky Dinky”, drawn by Sol Brodsky; “Maisie Martin In Hollywood”, drawn by Charles Nicholas; “Vagabond”, pencilled by Ed Winiarski, inked by George Klein; “Stuporman”, drawn by Harry Douglas; “Percy”, pencilled by Mike Sekowsky, inked by George Klein; “Spy-Catcher”, drawn by Charles Nicholas; “Casey McKann”, drawn by Lou Ferstadt; “Trinket”, drawn by Clive Yeadon; “Snigger”, drawn by Red Holmdale; “Maymee Hazzit”, maybe pencilled by Chic Stone, maybe inked by Al Gabriele; “Ye Good Old Daze”, maybe pencilled by Alan Mandel, maybe inked by Dan Barry. Editor: Stan Lee.
CANON: Partial (Vagabond story).

Couldn’t find it!  Didn’t read it!

This issue has a mixed bag of familiar creators and mostly-familiar strips.  Ed Winiarski’s ridiculous Vagabond character makes one final appearance, which I’ve heard takes a more directly comedic style than the past Vagabond stories; the Vagabond will enter the Marvel Universe when his pant leg appears in one panel of Avengers/Invaders.

Alan Mandel and Dan Barry make their Timely debuts here.  Mandel had worked for other publishers, most notably on Blue Bolt, and Barry helped him; they’ll both mostly work for other publishers, but do a smattering of Timely work.  Possible “Wheezy” artist Lily Renee, who’d be the only female artist at Timely so far, has no more Timely credits I know of, and neither does Red Holmdale; she’ll go on to draw comics for Fiction House, and he’ll move on to Archie.  I couldn’t find any credits for Clive Yeadon besides this and the previous Trinket strip.  Everyone else has more Timely credits on tap, although I don’t think any of these features will appear again.  I think Chic Stone makes his published debut here; he’ll do his best-known work inking Jack Kirby in the ’60s.

When Comedy Comics returns in three months, it will abandon the comedy/adventure hybrid format, converting to a funny animal comic.

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Marvel


Marvel Genesis, Don Alsafi's blog following Marvel Comics in order starting with Fantastic Four #1

The Marvel Chronology Project, an attempt to compile chronological lists of every Marvel character's appearances.

The Marvel Database Project, a Marvel wiki.

Atlas Tales, an excellent source of information about Timely/Atlas comics.

Timely-Atlas-Comics, a discussion group on Yahoo.

The Marvel Masterworks Resource Home Page, with all the info you could want about Marvel Masterworks.

The Complete Marvel Universe Reading Order, as compiled by Travis Starnes.

The Appendix To The Handbook Of The Marvel Universe, a comprehensive source for obscure Marvel info.

Marvel Comics, the official site.

DC


DC Comics, the official site.

DC Comics Database, a wiki.

The Unauthorized Chronology of the DC Universe.

The DC Chronology Project.

DC Timeline.

Comics


The Grand Comics Database.

Comic Book DB.