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Calling All Kids # 9 – June 1947 - c2c - Parents Magazine publishers - 52 pages with a double center page spread. Scans by Soothsayr - Edits by CBPop
Issue: #9
Published: June 1947, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Beatrice Lewi
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Twinkle Marco Polar Bear Bobby Beaver Pug

Illustration (1 page) Calling All Kids
Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Twinkle King Numpit Wellington Wolf

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Twinkle The Star That Came Down from Heaven
Synopsis: Twinkle gets Jack Frost to help the Caterpillar family when the stream threatens to flood their house.
Credits: Pencils: Vic Herman ?
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Twinkle Eliot Caterpillar Mr. West Wind Jack Frost

Comic Story (6 pages) Thumbelina
Synopsis: A fairy gives a lonely old woman a seed that grows a bloom that contains a tiny girl. A beetle steals Thumbelina away, but abandons her. She seeks refuge in the house of Mrs. Field Mouse, who tries to get her to marry wealthy Mr. Mole. Thumbelina saves a nearly frozen swallow and when spring comes, the bird flies her to the kingdom of the flowers where she marries the King and lives happily ever after.
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Thumbelina Mrs. Field Mouse Mr. Mole The Swallow The King

Comic Story (6 pages) Marco Polar Bear and the Mexican Jumping Beans
Featuring: Marco Polar Bear
Synopsis: Marco and Bobby take their magic linoleum rug to Mexico, where they learn facts about the country and its people.
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Marco Polar Bear Bobby Beaver

Text Story (3 pages) The Kingdom That Was Damp
Synopsis: King Numpit of Gnomeland has to find a way to buy a drier cave when his subjects protest living in their damp underground kingdom.
Credits: Script: Christine Gittings (credited) | Letters: typeset
Characters: King Numpit Snickerchee Humptee The Hobgoblin

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) What Do You Like?
Credits: Letters: typeset

Activity (1 page) Marco's Puzzle Page
Featuring: Marco Polar Bear
Characters: Marco Polar Bear Bobby Beaver

Advertisement (2 pages) Toy Revue
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (5 pages) Wellington Wolf Goes to the Circus
Featuring: Wellington Wolf
Synopsis: Wellington hitches a ride on a circus train to their winter quarters in Florida, but after getting worked over by the circus animals decides he'd rather go back north.
Genre: Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Wellington Wolf

Comic Story (5 pages) The Little Tin Soldier
Featuring: Wonder Tales
Synopsis: A tin soldier admires a paper doll. The soldier is blown off the window sill where he ends up swallowed by a fish that is caught and brought back to his original home. The boy of the house decides he doesn't want the dirty soldier and throws it into the fire. The wind blows the paper doll into the fire and they perish together. Freckles, a little boy who is the narrator, then tells a version of the tale that has a happier ending.
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Freckles (host) Ann

Activity (2 pages) Critter Page
Credits: Script: Ellen Simon (credited) | Pencils: Ellen Simon | Inks: Ellen Simon

Comic Story (5 pages) The Brave Heroes
Featuring: Pug and Curly
Synopsis: The squirrels, Pug and Curly, use a doll buggy to retrieve a girl's doll that has fallen down the hill. However, the squirrels then need to be rescued from the runaway buggy by the girl's father.
Characters: Pug Curly

Activity (1 page) Do You Know?
Featuring: Marco Polar Bear
Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Marco Polar Bear Bobby Beaver

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) I Want to Come to Your House
Featuring: Parents' Magazine Press
Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Marco Polar Bear Bobby Beaver

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Buffkin
Synopsis: Buffkin tries to help on his Uncle Clem's farm, but always gets in trouble.
Credits: Pencils: Edd Ashe | Inks: Edd Ashe
Genre: Children
Characters: Buffkin Uncle Clem Rueben The Scarecrow

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Just the Kind of Stories You Like Best!
Featuring: Parents' Institute, Inc.
Credits: Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) What a Hit!
Featuring: Baby Ruth; Curtiss Candy Company
Credits: Letters: typeset

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