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Appearing in "The Train Robbery: Part 4"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Captain Jim

Supporting Characters:

  • Uncle Bob


  • Mr. Lane

Other Characters:

  • Jane
  • Johnny

Synopsis for "The Train Robbery: Part 4"Edit

The kids are being led across a mountainside by their captors. Captain Jim leaves Bob to follow the trail while he goes back to town for help. Story continues next issue

Appearing in "Cowhide's New Target"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Sir Loin of Beef

Supporting Characters:

  • Cowhide
  • Hash

Synopsis for "Cowhide's New Target"Edit

Hash plays a prank on the Knight and Cowhide during target practice, so they decide to let Hash be the target instead.

Appearing in "Castaway Island: Episode 4"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Dougal MacDougal

Supporting Characters:

  • Larry
  • Sally (Mentioned)


  • Blackface

Synopsis for "Castaway Island: Episode 4"Edit

Larry and Dougal find Sally missing. Dougal figures that Blackface took her to his hideout inside a cave. Story continues next issue

Appearing in the 4th StoryEdit

Featured Characters:

  • Oz Bopp

Synopsis for the 4th StoryEdit

Oz is sent on an errand by Ma to pick up some meat from the market. All goes well until he falls asleep on a park bench, and Bosko the dog appears.

Appearing in "Captain Quick: Episode Four"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:


  • Don Pedro Vicente De Gonzales Gordoza (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Marjorie Barlow
  • Captain Rodriguez

Synopsis for "Captain Quick: Episode Four"Edit

Continued from last issue. Quick allows his former fiance, Marjorie, and Captain Rodriguez aboard his ship. A fight between Quick's crewman and the son of a Spanish Governor, Don Pedro, breaks out on deck. As Captain Quick has Pedro put in chains below deck, his thoughts are still on Marjorie's betrothment to another man. Story is continued next issue...

Appearing in "The St. Pierre Mystery: Part 2"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Constable Maginnis

Other Characters:

  • Old Man Dubois
  • Yvonne Dubois

Synopsis for "The St. Pierre Mystery: Part 2"Edit

Continued from last issue. Dubois takes Maginnis out into the woods where the traps have been sabotaged. There they are attacked by 3 men, and Dubois gets shot in the chest. Story is continued next issue...

Appearing in "Knife Ambush: Part 5"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Sagebrush
  • Cactus

Synopsis for "Knife Ambush: Part 5"Edit

Sagebrush and Cactus return to town in the hope of exposing Knife Ambush as a murderer

Appearing in "Rajah Maharajah: Part 1"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Sandor (1st appearance & origin)


  • Rajah Maharajah (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Rajah Maharajah: Part 1"Edit

Sandor was raised in the wild by a pack of wolves. As he is rescuing one of his dog friends from a bear-trap, the Rajah's men manage to sneak up and surround him. Story is continued next issue.

Appearing in "Sam The Porter"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Sam (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • McGillicuddy (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "Sam The Porter"Edit

Sam is sent on an errand to deliver a letter to Mr. Rohr. But what should be a simple asignment is made difficult when Sam can't seem to find anybody in the area name Rohr.

Appearing in "Funny Man"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Jimmy Clayton

Other Characters:

  • Kitty Clayton
  • Wilbur van Goon
  • Sue Paige

Synopsis for "Funny Man"Edit

This is a written short story. A young man named Jimmy Clayton worked as a cartoonist at a newspaper office. He was quite down on his luck, an angry boss, a disastrous date with his girlfriend, and a horribly bad game of golf with his best friend Wilbur. Jimmy's luck changed, though, when he met a little orphan girl named Kitty, whom he adopted soon after.

Appearing in "King Arthur: Episode 3"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Geraint

Synopsis for "King Arthur: Episode 3"Edit

Sir Geraint battled in the jousting tournament against Sparrow Hawk, whose sword and armor were in much better condition than his own.

Appearing in "Rattlesnake Pete"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Pete (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Rattlesnake Pete"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "17-20 On The Black: Part 5"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Jim Gale

Supporting Characters:

  • Kim


  • Frog Morton

Synopsis for "17-20 On The Black: Part 5"Edit

Continued from last issue. Jim has sent the captain of the ship overboard. Then he disguises himself as the First Mate in an attempt to trick Frog, but the real first mate discovers his ruse. Story continues next issue.

Appearing in "On Dolorosa Isle: Part 1"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Steve Conrad (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Hugo Judd (First appearance)
  • Keith Roland (First appearance)
  • Myra Rutherford (First appearance)

Synopsis for "On Dolorosa Isle: Part 1"Edit

Steve Conrad puts a small crew together to explore Dolorosa Island. With Myra along as a stowaway, the crew sets sail on Steve's cruiser.

Appearing in "Andy Handy"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Andy Handy

Synopsis for "Andy Handy"Edit

Andy gets flustered when the weather keeps changing from sunny to rain.

Appearing in "Needles Uses His Noodle"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Needles

Other Characters:

  • Dr. Bob Lewis (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "Needles Uses His Noodle"Edit

Needles visits the doctor, and a misunderstanding causes him to recieve an extreme diagnosis.

Appearing in "Rock-Age Roy"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Roy (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Rock-Age Roy"Edit

Roy wants to ride on a dinosaurs back, but it is too high for him to reach. But when he sights a goat, Roy gets an idea.

Appearing in "Firing Blanks"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Slim
  • Tex

Other Characters:

  • Miss Helen

Synopsis for "Firing Blanks"Edit

The boys have a target practice contest, but neither of them seem to be a very good shot.

Appearing in "Laughing At Life"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Bill Brown (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "Laughing At Life"Edit

Mr. Brown's wife wants him to come with her to play bridge at the neighbors. Despite his protests, he is eventually forced into going. Last appearance of this feature.

Appearing in "The Secret Cruise: Part 4"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Ray
  • Gail


  • Captain Bill Gewgaw
  • Sir Ghaut

Other Characters:

  • Aunt Millie
  • Joe Macula

Synopsis for "The Secret Cruise: Part 4"Edit

The crew spot Joe in the water and to their horror, it seems Aunt Millie has gone overboard as well. Captain Bill tells Joe to save her, as she has his and Sir Ghaut's map, but sharks appear to get her first. Story continues next issue.

Appearing in "The Vikings: Episode 5"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Ivar

Other Characters:

  • Haal (First appearance)

Synopsis for "The Vikings: Episode 5"Edit

Ivar has become the new king after his father's death. But the mighty Haal does not believe Ivar to be worthy of the title, and the two warriors duel each other for the rights to the crown.

Appearing in "Goofo the Great"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Goofo

Synopsis for "Goofo the Great"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "A Tale of Two Cities: Episode Two"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Jarvis Lorry

Supporting Characters:

  • Lucie Manette (First appearance)

Synopsis for "A Tale of Two Cities: Episode Two"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "Heading South: Part 2"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Captain Spiniker

Supporting Characters:

  • Captain Sternpipe

Synopsis for "Heading South: Part 2"Edit

Sternpipe is angry at the clutter of boxes and barrelss on the deck, his tantrum lands him back in the brig.

Appearing in "The Drew Mystery: Part 2"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Dale Daring

Supporting Characters:

  • Dick Sparks


  • Stitch

Other Characters:

  • Dr. Millard

Synopsis for "The Drew Mystery: Part 2"Edit

Continued from last issue. As Dale sits bound and gagged, the two criminals set the house ablaze and then leave carrying Dr. Millard. Luckily, Lieutenant Sparks had arrived in time to save Dale from a fiery death.

Appearing in "Rusty"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Rusty (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Rusty"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "Submarine Terror: Part 2"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Steve Carson

Supporting Characters:


  • International Spies (Death)

Synopsis for "Submarine Terror: Part 2"Edit

Continued from last issue. Steve manages to stop the spies from firing at the president's yacht by blowing up their submarine.

Appearing in "It's a Dern Lie"Edit

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "It's a Dern Lie"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.


  • A short gag strip "Rattlesnake Pete" is included in this issue. It was drawn by Gordon Rogers. This was the only appearance of this strip.
  • A text story, Landing on the Moon, was included in this issue.
  • This issue marks the last appearance of Bugville.
  • A new feature started this issue; Famous Poems Illustrated. The first poem was King Robert of Sicily, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
  • "Goofo the Great" appears again in this issue.
  • The adaptation of Charles Dickens "Tale of Two Cities" continues.
  • A cartoon strip "Rusty" drawn by Hal Sherman makes an appearance.


  • No trivia.

See Also

  • None.

  1. First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
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