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Jumbo Comics 002 (JVJ-BUD)

Book supplied by Bud Plant
camera scans by JVJ
movielover edits

Special thanks to Bud Plant for allowing JVJ to take pictures of his book

1-February-2013 1:52 pm
Username: rangerhouse
Comment: Thanks to Bud and JVJ for making this happen!!
1-February-2013 6:07 pm
Username: crashryan
Comment: I never dreamt I'd ever see this book. What an amazing amount of history is wrapped up in it! One surprise to me is the quality of the artwork. Even after (or perhaps because of) seeing lots of GA comics I've assumed most early issues were crude. While most of these artists were just starting their careers, their work was quite sophisticated. Thanks, Bud and JVJ, for sharing this treasure.
2-February-2013 8:36 am
Username: Aratak
Comment: Just spactacular. Thanks to Mr. Plant and JVJ for making this available!
2-February-2013 12:00 pm
Username: eubiecat
Comment: Great to be able to see the contents of this (and JUMBO #6), despite the iffy nature of digicam photos. I imagine JVJ had to do these on the quick, which is understandable. We're fortunate to see this early work by Briefer, Eisner, Fine and company. Could the "Spencer Steel" artist be Dick Briefer? It's very tight work, beautifully rendered, and it's not Eisner or Fine... any input on this is welcome!
2-February-2013 11:23 pm
Username: SteveD
Comment: Amazing additions to the museum's library, what with the primal work of Eisner, Kirby, Kane, Briefer, Iger et al... effusive gratitude to Bud & Jim for these contributions... Anybody have the REST of the tabloid B&W issues ofr this seminal title?
6-February-2013 11:12 am
Username: Henry Peters
Comment: Thanks to all involved for the jumbo Jumbos!
15-March-2013 10:41 pm
Username: ernesto_hombre
Comment: I too scarcely dared believe these early issues existed...so good to finally see this here. SUPER THANKS to Bud Plant and JVJ...indebted indeed.

Issue: #2
Published: October 1938, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Malcolm Reiss; Will Eisner [as William E. Eisner] (art director); S. M. Iger (features editor)
Color: Black And White (#1-8); Color (#9 Onwards) Dimensions: Tabloid:10.5 X 14 1/2 (#1-8); 8.5 X 10.5 Inches (#9); Standard Golden Age U.S. (#10 Onwards) Paper Stock: Newsprint Binding: Saddle-Stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Color cover with B & W interior; oversized
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Charlie McCarthy & Edgar Bergen

Comic Story (5 pages) The Moon Shot: Part 2
Featuring: Peter Pupp
Credits: Script: Bob Kane | Pencils: Bob Kane | Inks: Bob Kane
Characters: Peter Pupp The Weather Man Merkin (first Appearance) Buddah The Genie (first Appearance) The Cloud Men [Zeke (first Appearance Villain) Zeke, Jr. (first Appearance Villain)]

Comic Story (5 pages) Vendetta With Merrystone: Part 2
Featuring: Hawks of the Seas
Credits: Script: Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie] | Pencils: Will Eisner | Inks: Will Eisner
Genre: Historical
Characters: Hawk Merrystone (villain)

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Jest Laffs
Credits: Script: Bob Kane | Pencils: Bob Kane | Inks: Bob Kane
Genre: Humor

Cartoon (0 pages)
Featuring: Phil-Os-Sappies
Synopsis: 3 one-panel jokes
Credits: Script: Bob Kane | Pencils: Bob Kane | Inks: Bob Kane
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Heroes of Sport
Credits: Script: Tom Swift | Pencils: ? [as Erwin] | Inks: ? [as Erwin]
Genre: Non-fiction Sports
Characters: Barney Oldfield Mrs. Oliver Grinell Felix Carvajal

Comic Story (4 pages) Part 2
Featuring: The Count of Monte Cristo
Synopsis: Dantes is arrested on trumped up charges.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Kirby [as Jack Curtiss] (signed) | Inks: Jack Kirby [as Jack Curtiss] (signed) | Letters: Jack Kirby
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Edmond Dantes Villefort Danglars Fernard Mondego

Comic Story (5 pages) The Man Who Lived Twice: Part 2
Featuring: Spencer Steel
Credits: Script: ? [as Dennis Colebrook] (signed) | Pencils: ? [as Dennis Colebrook] (signed) | Inks: ? [as Dennis Colebrook] (signed)
Characters: Spencer Steele Lucky Lucifer (villain)

Comic Story (2 pages) Bobby In Hollywood: Part 2
Featuring: Bobby
Credits: Script: S. M. Iger (signed) | Pencils: S. M. Iger (signed) | Inks: S. M. Iger (signed)
Characters: Bobby Mister De Flicker

Activity (1 page) Attack!!
Featuring: Modern Planes and Model Building
Credits: Script: Les Marshall | Pencils: Les Marshall | Inks: Les Marshall
Genre: Non-fiction Aviation

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Uncle Otto
Credits: Script: Will Eisner [as Carl Heck] (signed) | Pencils: Will Eisner [as Carl Heck] (signed) | Inks: Will Eisner [as Carl Heck] (signed)
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (4 pages) The Experiment of Kromo: Part 2
Featuring: The Diary of Dr. Hayward
Credits: Pencils: Jack Kirby [as Curt Davis] (signed) | Inks: Jack Kirby [as Curt Davis] (signed) | Letters: ?; Jack Kirby (page 3)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Dr. Hayward Mr. Eternity (introduction) Kromo (villain)

Comic Story (4 pages) The Origin of Sheena: Part 2
Featuring: Sheena
Credits: Script: ? [as Morgan Thomas] | Pencils: Mort Meskin | Inks: Mort Meskin
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Sheena (origin Continued) Prof. Van Dyke The Witch Doctor Cardweel Rivington (first Appearance Death Flashback Sheena's Father) Bat Morgan (first Appearance Villain)

Comic Story (4 pages) Bart Lugar's Cutthroats: Part 2
Featuring: Wilton of the West
Credits: Script: ? [as Fred Sande] (signed) | Pencils: Jack Kirby | Inks: Jack Kirby | Letters: ?; Jack Kirby (pages 3 and 4)
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Wilton Bart Lugar (villain, Death)

Text Story (2 pages) Red Fang
Credits: Script: Linton Davies | Letters: Typeset
Characters: Lead Character Named Johnny Storm

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Pee Wee
Credits: Script: S. M. Iger | Pencils: S. M. Iger (signed)
Genre: Humor Children

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Gilda Gay
Credits: Pencils: Bernard Baily (signed) | Inks: Bernard Baily
Genre: Humor
Characters: Gilda Judy

Comic Story (3 pages) A Letter of Introduction
Featuring: Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy
Credits: Pencils: Bob Powell ? | Inks: Bob Powell ?
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (4 pages) Chapter 6: A Rescue and a Plot; Ch. 7: Love and a Story; Ch. 8: Bitter-Sweet
Featuring: Adventures of Tom Sherrill
Credits: Script: Don DeConn | Pencils: Don DeConn | Inks: Don DeConn
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Tom Sherrill Chief Pow-Wow Bitter-Sweet.

Comic Story (4 pages) Sanctuary (Part 2)
Featuring: Hunchback of Notre Dame
Credits: Pencils: Dick Briefer (signed) | Inks: Dick Briefer (signed)
Characters: Esmeralda Quasimodo

Comic Story (3 pages) The Ace of Spades Gang: Part 2
Featuring: Inspector Dayton
Credits: Script: ? [as George Thatcher] (signed) | Pencils: ? [as George Thatcher] (signed) | Inks: ? [as George Thatcher] (signed)
Characters: Inspector Dayton Ace Of Spades Gang (villains)

Comic Story (1 page) An Adding Machine
Featuring: Jumboners
Genre: Humor
Characters: Jumbo Jim

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Jumbo Jim's Prize Party
Synopsis: Contest info
Credits: Letters: typeset

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Jest Laffs
Credits: Script: Bob Kane | Pencils: Bob Kane | Inks: Bob Kane
Genre: Humor

Cartoon (0 pages)
Featuring: Phil-Os-Sappies
Credits: Script: Bob Kane | Pencils: Bob Kane | Inks: Bob Kane
Genre: Humor

Activity (1 page) Nursery-Krazy Kivilt-Puzzle
Featuring: Puzzle Phun
Credits: Script: Don DeConn | Pencils: Don DeConn | Inks: Don DeConn

Text Story (1 page) Horse Thief
Credits: Script: Hap Casey | Letters: typeset
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Goose-Neck Trammell

Comic Story (4 pages) The Transovanian War: Part 2
Featuring: ZX-5 Spies In Action
Synopsis: ZX-5 doubles back and captures his pursuers and then uses them to get over the border.
Credits: Script: Will Eisner [as Major Thorpe] | Pencils: Will Eisner [as Major Thorpe]
Characters: ZX-5 Baron De Rolf (villain)

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