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Jest (1944) comic books

  • Issue #10
    Jest (1944) 10
    Published 1944 by Harry A. Chesler.

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    Stories and art by Dick Ryan, Joe Beck, Otto Eppers, W. J. Madden, Clem Gretter, Rafael Astarita, Fred Schwab and Fred Guardineer. Numbering continues from Snap (1944) #9. An early comics anthology published by Harry Chesler. Short comedy strips, sometimes just one panel, with titles like Jingle Jingle and Bear Facts. Bib and Tucker run afoul of nature, in her various forms, during their picnic outing. Historical strips, including Johnny Rebel and the adventures of King Arthur. Bows an' Arrows; Punch and Cutey; To a Pinto Pony; Li'l Arthur; Homeless Oscar; Riggin' Bill; Jingle Jingle; Smart Alec; Bear Facts; Officer Clancy; Johnny Rebel; Spots; Nutty Fagin; Private Bill; Lovey Dovey; Null and Void; Topsy-Turvy; Bug-Ville; Is It True?; Round Table Adventures; Foxy Grandpa; Little Joe; Hobbies; Shinanigans; Cheerio Minstrels; King Kole's Kourt. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Jest (1944) 11
    Published 1944 by Harry A. Chesler.

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    Stories and art by Bob McCay (credited as Winsor McCay, Jr.), Dick Ryan, Joe Beck, Otto Eppers, George Nagle, Gill Fox, Richard Speed, Jim Chambers, Fred Schwab and Fred Guardineer. An early comics anthology published by Harry Chesler. A rare Little Nemo in Slumberland strip drawn by Bob McCay, son of original Nemo artist Winsor McCay (credited here as Winsor McCay, Jr.). Short comedy strips, sometimes just one panel, with titles like Jess Phoolin and Foxy Grandpa. Historical and educational strips, including a comics biography of Pancho Villa, little-known facts, and the adventures of King Arthur. Plus a one-page humor strip featuring "Private Chesler" (the same last name as the publisher, Harry Chesler). Little Nemo in Adventure Land; Bows an' Arrows; Red Herring; I'm the Guy; Li'l Arthur; Homeless Oscar; Riggin' Bill; Jingle Jingle; Freddy and His Monster; Bear Facts; Jess Phoolin; Private Chesler; Your Uncle Dudley; Nutty Fagin; Oddities; Medicine Man; Boodini the Great; Topsy-Turvy; Bug-Ville; Slim Pickens; Round Table Adventures; Foxy Grandpa; Little Joe; Francisco Villa; Jungle-Town Show Boat; Killer-McGee; When Father Was a Boy, When Mother Was a Girl; Out Where the West Begins; Tell Me Mr. Wise Guy!; Laughing at Life; Don't Look Now; Nothing But the Truth; Joe Dokes; Lonesome Luke; Salute to the Mailman; Joe Ticket the Picket; Jack Potts; Kat' Nips; Shinanigans; Cheerio Minstrels; King Kole's Kourt. Only issue under this title; numbering continues with Kayo (1945) #12. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.