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4Most Vol. 4 (1945) Four Most comic books

  • Issue #1
    4Most Vol. 4 (1945) Four Most 1
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Stories and art by Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, Walter Johnson and B. Gordon Guth. Sometimes listed as 4Most #13. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Dick Cole's pal Ted Todley, the wealthy new cadet, finds trouble after joining Farr Academy. Amateur photographer Candid Charlie finds trouble he can't forget in Chinatown. Kit Carter, The Cadet, goes on a secret mission to Panama to save the Canal from destruction by Japanese agents. Edison Bell tells young readers how to build a model of a "hurricane" - a Gloucester fishing schooner. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; Hurricane; Candid Charlie; Foul Ball; The Cadet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    4Most Vol. 4 (1945) Four Most 2

    Cover by Walter Johnson. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, Pam Robinson, Milt Hammer, Walter Johnson and B. Gordon Guth. Sometimes listed as 4Most #14. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. While on an excursion in the country, Dick Cole's car breaks down, and he is captured by a strange and disturbing family. Amateur photographer Candid Charlie is hired to photograph an experimental operation, but not everyone thinks that's a good idea. Edison Bell and his pals make a Victory Garden - a WWII morale-building activity - but bullies Butch and Stinkie want the prize for themselves. Edison Bell tells young readers how to build a combat tank out of wood and cardboard. Dick Cole; Edison Bell; How to Make Edison Bell's Pushmobile Tank; Candid Charlie; You and What Army!; The Cadet: Hurray for Kit Carter!; I Can't. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    4Most Vol. 4 (1945) Four Most 3

    Cover by Walter Johnson. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Jim Wilcox, Walter Johnson and B. Gordon Guth. Sometimes listed as 4Most #15. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. While canoeing in the woods, Dick Cole and pal Simba get caught up in the intrigue over a mysterious letter they were asked to deliver. When the Daunton academy baseball team plays the state prison team, Kit Carter gets caught up in a jailbreak and bank robbery. The search for a missing dog leads Edison Bell and his pals to the house of the Horrible Hermit. Edison Bell tells young readers how to build a Mouse Trap Cannon. Dick Cole; Edison Bell: The Case of the Dognapped Collie; Make Edison Bell's Mouse Trap Cannon; Candid Charlie; Murder on Record; The Cadet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    4Most Vol. 4 (1945) Four Most 4

    Cover by Walter Johnson. Stories and art by Ray Gill, Pam Robinson, Kenneth Fitch, Jim Wilcox, Walter Johnson and B. Gordon Guth. Sometimes listed as 4Most #16. Four different stories featuring clean-cut teen heroes of the 1940s from Novelty Press. Dick Cole is assigned to get snobbish Waldo Prigg III a job at the lumber yard so he can learn some real-world skills, but that's not going to be a simple task. Amateur photographer Candid Charlie's experiment with car-mounted flashes results in his accidentally saving the governor's life and capturing a notorious gangster. Edison Bell's pal Jerry gets stuck with a broken leg while exploring an abandoned coal mine - but it's not really abandoned. Edison Bell tells young readers how to set a broken leg. The usual note from the Editors about wartime salvaging includes a mention of V-E Day, then a recent memory. Dick Cole; Edison Bell: The Caverns of Death; The Apple Tree; Candid Charlie; The Voice; The Cadet. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.