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  • Issue #1
    Calling All Boys (1946) 1

    Photo cover. Stories and art by George J. Hecht, Charles Strong, J. Edgar Hoover, Sam Glankoff, Charles Voight, Frances Fowler Allen, Stephen R. Strong, Frank Elkins, Sandy Sergeant, Cliff Carpenter, Terry Crawford, David C. Cooke, Edd Ashe, Ed Lawson and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. Dig Bailey, the youngest tugboat captain in the harbor, rescues a man from a waterfront fire; Dusty Davis accidentally becomes a participant while watching a ski-jump competition; An article by FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover describes how boys can help police solve crimes. Calling All Boys; The Secret of Bald Head Mountain; A Champion Gets Crowned; You Can Help; Hook, Line and Sinker; Behind the Mike; Boys in the News; Passage to Freedom; Let's Talk It Over; Fun on Skis; Winter Warm-Ups; Hobby Corner; Movies You'll Like; Make It Yourself; What's New in the Air; Flight Talk; Magic Tricks; Champions All; The Perverse Pigeon; Clothing for Courage. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Calling All Boys (1946) 2

    Cover photo by William Ward. Stories and art by Carl G. Hodges, Charles Strong, Ralph Crosby Smith, Charles Spain Verral, Milton Hoffman, Dick Gordon, Stephen R. Strong, Arthur Avedon, Sandy Sergeant, Nat Schachner, Alfred de Martini, David C. Cooke, William Ward, Frank Hamley, Clair Bee, Terry Crawford, Roy Pinney, Ed Lawson and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. African-American Olympic athlete Jesse Owens shows up Hitler in his own coliseum; Dusty Davis buys a car with no engine and uses an old boiler to power it; Roy Rogers becomes America's favorite cowboy star. Thanks a Million!; Gasoline Jackrabbit; The Ghost of Ebenezer Hooker; Hockey Fever; Modern Mercury; Gotham Gangbusters; Boys in the News; King of the Cowboys; Let's Talk It Over; Wild About Westerns; Destination Suicide; The Secret of Baldhead Mountain; Movies You'll Like; Cover Boy; What's New in the Air; You Can Play Basketball; Rainwear to go Anywhere; Boys on Bikes; Dusty Davis Buys a Car; The Phantom Voice. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Calling All Boys (1946) 3

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    Stories and art by Jim Kjelgaard, Charles Strong, Ralph Crosby Smith, Glenn Johnston, Bob Gaucher, Gordon Atkins, Stephen R. Strong, Arthur Avedon, Sandy Sergeant, Nat Schachner, Alfred de Martini, David C. Cooke, William Ward, Frank Hamley, Clair Bee, Terry Crawford, Roy Pinney, Ed Lawson and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. Gangsters target Dig Bailey's tugboat when it acquires a violin stuffed with counterfeit cash; Dusty Davis accidentally catches a crook with a baby carriage; The career of Canadian hockey legend "Bucko" McDonald. Also featuring an ad for Pepsi-Cola starring "Pepsi the Pepsi-Cola Cop." Peril Outpost; Dig Bailey Meets a Music Master's Menace; Hay in the Wind; Hockey's "Rock" The Story of "Bucko" McDonald; The Word Wheel; The Mystery of the Missing Minks; Sport Shorts; Dusty Davis and the Runaway Carriage; Let's Talk It Over; The Secret of Baldhead Mountain; Going, Going, Gone! 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Calling All Boys (1946) 4

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    Stories and art by Walter Gibson, Jim Kjelgaard, Charles Strong, Ralph Crosby Smith, Charles Spain Verral, Dick Kraus, Alfred de Martini, Ed Lawson and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. Dig Bailey's tugboat crew investigates mysterious fires on ships in the bay; Dusty Davis goes fishing with his dad and brother; A comics biography of famed baseball pitcher "Dizzy" Dean. Also featuring magic tricks explained by Walter Gibson, better known as "Maxwell Grant," author of The Shadow's pulp adventures. Peril Outpost; Dig Bailey: The Mystery of the "Scorched Decks"; Lucky Shoes; Shot in the Dark; "Dizzy" Dean, Baseball's Hottest Hurler; First Date; Dusty Davis Goes Fishing; Let's Talk It Over; The Secret of Baldhead Mountain. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Calling All Boys (1946) 5

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    Stories and art by Walter Gibson, Carl G. Hodges, Charles Strong, Ralph Crosby Smith, Sheldon Moldoff, Ed Smalle, Larry Alson, Stephen R. Strong, Victor E. Lawson, Sandy Sergeant, Dave Newell, Alfred de Martini, David C. Cooke, Flynn V. Livingston, Riff Daley, Gordon Atkins, Terry Crawford, Phil Berube, Ed Lawson and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. Tugboat skipper Dig Bailey boards a mysterious ferry that's heading for the open sea; Glenn Cunningham becomes the greatest American miler (middle-distance runner) of his time; Dusty Davis enlists his friends to help paint his house, but the result is a disaster. Also featuring magic tricks explained by Walter Gibson, better known as "Maxwell Grant," author of The Shadow's pulp adventures. Wildcat Lawyer; Dig Bailey: The Fantastic Ferryboat; The Spartan's Pants; Mighty Miler: Glenn Cunningham; Magic Tricks; Modern Milo; Boys in the News; Coach's Corner; Let's Talk It Over; Advice for Anglers; Find Mr. X; The Secret of Baldhead Mountain; Movies You'll Like; Pop Sets the Pace; What's New in the Air; Platter Data; In the Science World; Quizzing All Boys; Dusty Davis Turns Painter; Sport Shorts; Sports Parade. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Calling All Boys (1946) 6

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    Stories and art by Walter Gibson, Charles Spain Verral, Charles Strong, Richard Staples Dodge, George Foley Jr., Lawrence Goldsmith, Bob Kell, Stephen R. Strong, Alfred de Martini, and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. Tugboat skipper Dig Bailey gets involved in the search for stolen jewels; Don Budge becomes the first player to win tennis's Grand Slam tournaments; Dusty Davis has misadventures at a carnival. Also featuring magic tricks explained by Walter Gibson, better known as "Maxwell Grant," author of The Shadow's pulp adventures. The Human Fish; Dig Bailey: The Stolen Jewels; Baseball's Youngest Umpire; Nothing Ever Happens: Power Dive; Magic Tricks; Let's Talk It Over; The Secret of Baldhead Mountain; Quizzing All Boys; Dusty Davis Goes to the Carnival; Tennis Titan: The Story of Don Budge. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Calling All Boys (1946) 7

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    Stories and art by Theodore Sturgeon, Walter Gibson, Hal Goodwin, Ralph Smith, Willard Crandall, Dick Gordon, Richard Kraus, Arthur Todd, Terry Crawford, Ken Crosby, Malden Grange Bishop, Vinnie Richards, Glenn Johnston, Dee Edwards, David C. Cooke, Riff Daley, and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. A biography of baseball legend Ted Williams; "Clockwise," an early short story by noted science fiction author Theodore Sturgeon; Dusty Davis tries out for baseball. Also featuring magic tricks explained by Walter Gibson, better known as "Maxwell Grant," author of The Shadow's pulp adventures. Calling All Boys Gets Around!; Dig Bailey: Sinister Showboat; Sons of the Thunderer; Freestyle Feud; Magic Tricks; Behind the Mike; Boys in the News; Coach's Corner; Let's Talk It Over; Boy's Rodeo; Backyard Barbecue; Soap Box Derby; Movies You'll Like; Los Angeles Boy Policeman; What's New in the Air; Platter Data; Wings in the Night; Biking and Hiking; Making Leathercraft Pay; Dusty Davis Makes a Hit; No. 1 Batter: the Story of Ted Williams; Clockwise. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Calling All Boys (1946) 8

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    Stories and art by Milton Caniff, Walter Gibson, Jay Worthington, Hal Goodwin, Howard Gruber, Alan Gaynor, Buddy Basch, Richard Kraus, Arthur Todd, Terry Crawford, Ken Crosby, Dick Miles, Joel Cohen, Charles Coombs, Ernie Schroeder, David C. Cooke, Riff Daley, and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. Crooner Johnny Desmond stays on the charts even while serving in WWII; A biography of legendary cartoonist Milton Caniff; Cornelius Warmerdam becomes the world champion pole vaulter, but misses the Olympics due to World War II. Also featuring magic tricks explained by Walter Gibson, better known as "Maxwell Grant," author of The Shadow's pulp adventures. Meet the Reader; Dig Bailey: The Spider's Web; Sons of the Thunderer; Williwaw; Magic Tricks; Moonlight Mission; Boys in the News; Coach's Corner; Let's Talk It Over; Skyscraper: The Story of Cornelius Warmerdam; The Story of Milton Caniff; School of the Month; Movies You'll Like; Checked and Double Checked for School Wear; What's New in the Air; Platter Data; How Do You Rate?; Johnny Desmond the G.I. Sinatra; Johnny Desmond the G.I. Sinatra; Good Grooming; Dusty Davis Gets the Last Laugh; Ham at Heart; Slated for School; In the Science World; The Adventures of Bigbrain Billy. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Calling All Boys (1946) 9

    Cover by Ralph Smith. Stories and art by Theodore Sturgeon, Al Capp, Walter Gibson, Victor Mallery, Hal Goodwin, Alfred de Martini, Stephen R. Strong, Ed Smalle, Richard Kraus, Arthur Todd, Ralph Smith, Ken Crosby, Franc Ladner, John Dagrosa, Ernie Schroeder, Riff Daley, and Jack Sparling. Another kids' anthology in the tradition of Calling All Girls and Calling All Kids from the publishers of Parents Magazine, featuring stories and advice as well as comics. "Smoke!", an early short story by noted science fiction author Theodore Sturgeon; A profile of "Li'l Abner" cartoonist Al Capp; Dusty Davis seeks the funds to get a Christmas gift for Susie. Also featuring magic tricks explained by Walter Gibson, better known as "Maxwell Grant," author of The Shadow's pulp adventures. Miracle Quarterback; Sons of the Thunderer; Smoke!; Magic Tricks; Get Lined Up for Winter Sports; Boys in the News; Coach's Corner; Let's Talk It Over; The Story of Al Capp; Slinging Soph; King of Hobbies; Quizzing All Boys; Gifts on the Ball for Boys; Platter Parade; Junior Red Cross; Stars of the West; Good Grooming; Dusty Davis; In the Science World; The Adventures of Bigbrain Billy. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.