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"Jibby Jones": Jibby wants to have a turkey for dinner tomorrow night, but after his mother says that turkeys are too expensive, Jibby decides to procure one himself.


Quote1 This kid's ill; he may die. What looks better to you: a kidnapping or a murder charge? Do as I say and you'll get a light sentence! Quote2
-- Steve Carson



Appearing in "Jibby Jones"

Featured Characters:

  • Jibby Jones

Supporting Characters:

  • Ma Jones

Synopsis for "Jibby Jones"

Jibby wants to have a turkey for dinner tomorrow night, but after his mother says that turkeys are too expensive, Jibby decides to procure one himself.

Appearing in Sir Loin of Beef: "Hash"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Cowhide

Other Characters:

  • Hash (First appearance)

Locations:

Synopsis for Sir Loin of Beef: "Hash"

Sir Loin, a Knight, and Cowhide, his troublesome squire, encounter Hash, an orphan boy with a penchant for making his own luck.

Appearing in Sagebrush 'n' Cactus: "Knife Ambush, Part 2"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Knife Ambush (Behind the scenes)

Synopsis for Sagebrush 'n' Cactus: "Knife Ambush, Part 2"

Sagebrush and Cactus are on the trail of the man known as 'Knife Ambush' when they come across one of his victims.

Appearing in "Dickie Duck"

Featured Characters:

  • Dickie Duck

Antagonists:

  • Some Crooks

Other Characters:

  • Farmer Gray

Synopsis for "Dickie Duck"

Dickie Duck catches some wanted men.

Appearing in Castaway Island: "Episode 1"

Featured Characters:

  • Larry (First appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Dot (First appearance)

Synopsis for Castaway Island: "Episode 1"

A ship is abandoned in a storm, but the crew forgets about two young deckhands, Dot and Larry.

Appearing in "Billy the Kid"

Featured Characters:

  • Billy

Antagonists:

  • Butch O'Brien (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Biff (First appearance)
  • Pudge

Synopsis for "Billy the Kid"

Billy brags that he can beat up the bully.

Appearing in J. Worthington Blimp: "The Stagecoach, Part 1"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Juniper Jones

Other Characters:

  • Willis (Final appearance)
  • Blimp`s nephew (Final appearance)

Vehicles:

  • stagecoach

Synopsis for J. Worthington Blimp: "The Stagecoach, Part 1"

Blimp makes a friend while in jail. Later, they steal a stagecoach.

Appearing in The Vikings: "Episode 2"

Featured Characters:

  • Sigrid
  • Ivar (Origin)

Supporting Characters:

  • Kol
  • Eirik
  • Ighild (First appearance)

Other Characters:

Locations:

Synopsis for The Vikings: "Episode 2"

Two Vikings marry and have a son, Ivar, who bears the marking of Odin.

Appearing in "Freddie Bell, He Means Well"

Featured Characters:

  • Freddie Bell

Synopsis for "Freddie Bell, He Means Well"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Wing Walker: "Sons of the Red Cormorant, Part 2"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Red Cormorant
  • Nipper
  • Kolar (First appearance)
    • his tribesmen
    • Tyee (First appearance)

Synopsis for Wing Walker: "Sons of the Red Cormorant, Part 2"

Wing has escaped from the Cormorant's gang only to find himself in a new kind of trouble, as Kolar and his tribesmen close in on him.

Appearing in "Just Suppose"

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "Just Suppose"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Captain Bill of the Rangers: "The Train Robbery, Part 1"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • "Uncle" Bob (First appearance)

Antagonists:

  • Jim (First appearance)
  • Mr. Lane (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Jane (First appearance)
  • Johnny (First appearance)

Locations:

Synopsis for Captain Bill of the Rangers: "The Train Robbery, Part 1"

While riding a train, two kids are witnesses to a train robbery.

Appearing in Gulliver's Travels: "Lilliput"

Featured Characters:

Locations:

  • Lilliput (Final appearance)

Synopsis for Gulliver's Travels: "Lilliput"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Ray and Gail : "The Secret Cruise, Part 2"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Captain Bill Gewgaw (First appearance)
  • Sir Ghaut (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Willie Gewgaw
  • Aunt Millie (First appearance)

Synopsis for Ray and Gail : "The Secret Cruise, Part 2"

Ray and his sister Gail are sailing on their friend Willie's father's ship. But there seems to be some suspicious goings-on, in the Captain's Quarters.

Appearing in Captain Quick: "Episode Two"

Featured Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Lord Barlow
  • Marjorie Barlow

Synopsis for Captain Quick: "Episode Two"

Kendal Quick rises to captaincy.

Appearing in 17-20 On The Black: "Part 2"

Featured Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Frog Morton (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Lady in Black
  • Kim

Synopsis for 17-20 On The Black: "Part 2"

The "lady in black's" pearls have been stolen by an armed crook.

Appearing in "Chikko Chakko"

Featured Characters:

  • Chikko Chakko

Synopsis for "Chikko Chakko"

Chikko attempts to catch a fish.

Appearing in "Needles Uses His Noodle"

Featured Characters:

  • Needles

Synopsis for "Needles Uses His Noodle"

Needles tries to come up with a way to grow hair on his head.

Appearing in Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed: "The Time Machine, Part 2"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Mr. Mowcher
  • Fritz

Other Characters:

  • Abigail (First appearance)
  • Mr. Blumel (First appearance)

Items:

Synopsis for Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed: "The Time Machine, Part 2"

Arriving in the year 1835, Weed and Mowcher discover that they weren't the only ones in the time machine.

Appearing in Cap'n Spinniker: "The Can-Opener"

Featured Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Captain Sternpipe
  • James

Vehicles:

  • Spinniker's submarine
  • Sternpipe's ship

Synopsis for Cap'n Spinniker: "The Can-Opener"

Spinniker's submarine has latched onto Captain Sternpipe's ship.

Appearing in Dare-Devil Dunk: "Mr. Gloom"

Featured Characters:

  • Dare-Devil Dunk (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Drizzle (First appearance)

Synopsis for Dare-Devil Dunk: "Mr. Gloom"

Dunk and his new manager, Drizzle, look for a way to make some money.

Appearing in "Beany"

Featured Characters:

  • Beany (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Beany`s Ma (First appearance)
  • Mr. Shultze (Single appearance)

Synopsis for "Beany"

Beany is having a strange day. From being chased by a giant cat, to being punished by a giant Mr. Shultze. But all is explained in the end.

Appearing in Peter and Ho-lah-an: "Target Practice"

Featured Characters:

  • Peter
  • Ho-lah-an

Synopsis for Peter and Ho-lah-an: "Target Practice"

Peter and Ho-lah-an do some target practice with a bow and arrow.

Appearing in Federal Men: "The Manning Baby Kidnapping"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Officer Walsh (Single appearance)
  • Kate Lane (Only appearance; dies)

Other Characters:

  • Baby Manning

Locations:

  • Police Precinct
  • 891 Dale Avenue

Synopsis for Federal Men: "The Manning Baby Kidnapping"

Steve Carson poses as a rookie cop while gathering used bullets from police shooting ranges at different precints, for the FBI's laboratory. He's looking for a dirty cop, as part of a larger investigation into a famous baby kidnapping. Steve gets taken hostage by the corrupt cop and his female accomplice, but fights his way free. In the fracas, the bent cop shoots the other kidnapper dead, then is thoroughly beaten down by Carson. The baby is rescued.

Appearing in It's a Dern Lie: "Famous Flea Exterminator's Rope Trick"

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for It's a Dern Lie: "Famous Flea Exterminator's Rope Trick"

  • Synopsis not yet written.



Notes

  • Published by National Allied Newspaper Syndicate, Inc.
  • This issue introduces Captain Bill of the Rangers, which will be changed, between New Comics #3 and New Comics #4, to Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers. It's by W.M. Allison.
  • This issue introduces Castaway Island by Tom Cooper.
  • This issue introduces Federal Men by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
  • This issue presents a two-page spread of a scene from Gulliver's Travels, illustrated by Walter C. Kelly. This is also the last issue in which this feature appears.
  • It's a Dern Lie by Rosemary Volk solicits and illustrates fan submissions of short stories.
  • Also appearing in this issue of New Comics were:
    • A letter from "the Editors" introducing the magazine.
    • "Big Linda's Revenge" (text story), by Wallace Kirk
    • "The Radio Dialer" (text articles) by Connie Naar
    • "It's Magic" (text article) by Andrini the Great
    • "The Test of a Man" (text story), by Rosemary Volk
    • "Pastime Page" (puzzles) by Emma McKean
    • "Live and Learn" (text article plus illustration) by Joe Archibald
    • "Cartoon Corner" (illustrated "how-to" article)
    • "The Pixie Puzzle Adventures" (illustrated puzzles) by Matt Curzon
    • "Stamps and Coins" (text article)
    • "Hobbies" (text article)
    • "Worth-While Films to Watch For" (text article) by Josephine Craig
    • "The Book Shelf" (text article) by Rosemary Volk

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