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Yankee Comics (1941 Armed Service Edition) comic books

  • Issue #4
    Yankee Comics (1941 Armed Service Edition) 4

    Stories and art by Jack Cole, Charles Biro, Ferd Johnson, Dick Ryan, Joe Beck, Otto Eppers, Russell Keaton, Jim Tyer, and Bob McCay (credited as Winsor McCay, Jr.). Numbering continues from Scoop Comics (1941) #3. A digest-sized comics anthology packaged for the U.S. Armed Forces by Harry A. Chesler Features Syndicate (listed as Remington Morse). Early stories and art by comics legends Jack Cole, creator of Plastic Man, and Charles Biro, later one of the minds behind the notorious Crime Does Not Pay comic. A rare one-page strip featuring Little Nemo's Impy 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 Foxy Grandpa and Stars and Stripes. Also, text articles about WWII war efforts, including an argument in favor of wartime humor (like Yankee Comics) and a morale-building message to military personnel. Yankee Comics; Belly-Laughs; King Kole; Little Samson; Stars and Stripes; Lonesome Luke; Ace & Deuce; Ima Slooth; Joe McGee; Sick Call; Nutty Fagin; Dot and Dash; Impy; Joe Ticket the Picket; Jack Potts; Tom, Dick and Mary; Private Bill; The Rumor Cycle; Foxy Grandpa; Wacky Rhymes; Riggin Bill; Tough Guy Joe; Wacky Rhymes; Tough Guy Joe; Bad Breaks; Spots; Your Uncle Sam Speaking. 5-in. x 7.5-in., 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Yankee Comics (1941 Armed Service Edition) 5

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    Stories and art by Norman Daniels, Joe Beck, Otto Eppers, Jack Bradbury, Jim Tyer, and Bob McCay (credited as Winsor McCay, Jr.). A digest-sized comics anthology packaged for the U.S. Armed Forces by Harry A. Chesler Features Syndicate (listed as Hamilton Ross). A rare Little Nemo in Slumberland strip drawn by Bob McCay, son of original Nemo artist Winsor McCay (credited here as Winsor McCay, Jr.). Plus a one-page strip featuring Little Nemo's Impy, who has a unique take on the theory of evolution. Short comedy strips, sometimes just one panel, with titles like Foxy Grandpa and Simple Simon. Also, text articles about WWII, including how civilians can aid the war effort, and a recommendation to share Yankee Comics with troops on the ground. Personality; Belly-Laughs; King Kole; Ann How!; Simple Simon; Lonesome Luke; Ace & Deuce; The Great Boodini; Joe McGee; Okie Doke; Nutty Fagin; Killer McGee; Impy; Tenderfoot Mary; Jack Potts; Baldy; Gertie the Cashier; Insurance Ike; Foxy Grandpa; Nemo in Slumberland; Officer Clancy; Bib & Tucker; How Can We Help?; Spots. 5-in. x 7.5-in., 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Yankee Comics (1941 Armed Service Edition) 6

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    Stories and art by Norman Daniels, Joe Beck, Otto Eppers, and Bob McCay (credited as Winsor McCay, Jr.). A digest-sized comics anthology packaged for the U.S. Armed Forces by Harry A. Chesler Features Syndicate (listed as Remington Morse). Eight pages of a rare strip featuring Little Nemo's Impy 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 Foxy Grandpa and Professor McScrewy. A circus gorilla takes vacation time. Various cartoons and jokes indicating the mood of the times, including gags about food and gas rationing. In a cartoon that was mildly risque for its time, a female Naval recruit wants a chest tattoo. After the Rain, Sunshine; Belly-Laughs; Little Joe; The Prince; Wilbur; Dusty; The Great Boodini; The Old One; Joe Dokes; Nutty Fagin; Al Falfa's Pictorial News Flashes; Impy; Private Bill; Jack Potts; Jest For Fun; Foxy Grandpa; Officer Clancy; Spots. 5-in. x 7.5-in., 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Yankee Comics (1941 Armed Service Edition) 7

    Stories and art by Joe Beck, Otto Eppers, and Bob McCay (credited as Winsor McCay, Jr.). A digest-sized comics anthology packaged for the U.S. Armed Forces by Harry A. Chesler Features Syndicate. Six pages of a rare strip featuring Little Nemo's Impy 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 Foxy Grandpa and Lovey Dovey. A doctor and a nurse are enlisted to repair a tire. Also, text articles about WWII, including an inspirational message for those in military service. Hope, Sunshine; Belly-Laughs; Little Joe; The Prince; Wilbur; Dusty; The Great Boodini; Tala, the Story of a Cub's Revenge; Lovey Dovey; Nutty Fagin; King Kole; Impy; Jeeves; Jack Potts; Pictorial News Flashes; Jest For Fun; Foxy Grandpa; Officer Clancy; Spots. Final issue under this title; series continues as Scoop Comics (1941) #8. 5-in. x 7.5-in., 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.