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From the JVJ collection

26-June-2014 3:32 pm
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Username: erwin-k
Comment: A pleasant surprise. A Simon & Kirby title I was unfamiliar with.
26-June-2014 6:57 pm
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Username: ejpetrie
Comment: I was hoping that these would show up during that wonderful Hillman blitz of a couple of months back. None of them showed up then, but now here they are--all four of them, all as nice-looking examples. What a great surprise! Thanks to all who made this possible, especially JVJ.
5-July-2014 7:24 am
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Username: Poztron
Comment: It's pleasantly offbeat (or is that just plain weird?) to see Simon & Kirby doing wacky teen stories in a universe distantly parallel to Archie (or any of the other teen titles of the era). Just plain nice art from Dan Barry and Suchorsky and even Jack Keller (the mind boggles). A gem of a series, with some occasional "headlights" activity for the Wertham-adverse.
 
 

Volume: #1, Issue: #1
Published: July 1947, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing:
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Sunny Daye Swifty Chase Snubby Skeemer

Comic Story (14 pages) My Date With Swifty Chase
Synopsis: Swifty is annoyed when he learns that Sunny has a huge crush on movie star Humphrey Hogart. Later, Hogart turns up in town, planning to meet his girlfriend Chandra Blake so that they can secretly elope, and Swifty thinks it would be a good idea to help so that Hogart will be off the market.
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Swifty Chase Sunny Daye Snubby Skeemer Humphrey Hogart Chandra Blake Mr. Chase Mrs. Chase Miss Eaglesnoot Bumpy Rhodes Mr. Daye Mrs. Daye Solid Jackson J. Mintworth Skeemer B.O.

Comic Story (8 pages)
Synopsis: Ginny chases after Herbert Gotrocks, trying to get him to take her to the costume party and ignoring Icky, who wants to take her. Later, at the party, Icky accidentally catches two escaped convicts, which finally impresses Ginny.
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Ginny Tate Icky Davis Caboose Camille Big Bertha Herbert Gotrocks Grant Leeds Uncle Looey Mr. Murgatroyd Sledge Pete

Text Article (1 page) Your Down-Payment on Dates
Credits: Letters: ?; typeset

Comic Story (1 page) Dizzy Date
Featuring: Tom, Dick and Harriet
Synopsis: Tom takes Harriet to a costume party and won't let her dance with Dick.
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Tom Dick Harriet

Comic Story (10 pages)
Synopsis: Violet has realistic daydreams of being the Superintendent of Schools, where she can make all the changes she likes, and later, imagines that meeting a famous singing star might be quite a letdown.
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Violet Ray [Ultra Violet] Mrs. Ratchet Mr. Chromedome Ruthie Fluffy Groantone Gurgle Mr. Ray

Text Story (2 pages) Cleopatra and the Convertible
Synopsis: When Carol encounters a handsome boy, she's met with a series of surprises.
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Colours: ? (illustrations) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Carol Hill Mark Anthony Mr. & Mrs. Hill

Comic Story (6 pages) Angela Arnaut's First Date!
Synopsis: Angela is stabbed in the back by someone she thought was a friend, but everything works out in the end.
Genre: Humor Teen
Characters: Angela Arnaut Joyce Foster Tom Daniel Stacey Mrs. Arnaut

Letters Page (1 page) Fellas 'n' Gals

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: Kitty Hawk
Synopsis: Kitty organizes a flying club at school after meeting a famous pilot.
Characters: Kitty Hawk "Pug" Davis Jim Marshall

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