Popular Comics No. 101

Description
Popular Comics No. 101 was published by Dell Magazine in July 1944. The cover features Casper Hawkins, Dr. Stephen Bobbs, Pat Ryan, Sam'l Perkins, Skeezix Wallet, Smilin' Jack Martin, Smokey Stover, and Toots Hawkins above a $100 Series E War Savings Bond. Above the characters is a speech bubble that says, “Buy One of These Bonds Today!” The issue contains stories featuring the characters Smokey Stover," "Elza Poppin" "Dr. Bobbs," "Felix the Cat," "Polly and her Pals," "Gasoline Alley," "Etta Kent," "Toots and Casper," and "The Gumps."
Popular Comics published 145 issues from February 1936 through 1948. Popular Comics featured a variety of different stories during its run, often licensing content including Gasoline Alley, Felix the Cat, the radio show Gang Busters, Little Orphan Annie, and Dick Tracey.
Object Name
comic book
date made
1944
maker
Dell Publishing Company, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 1/4 in; 19.05 cm x 26.035 cm
ID Number
2013.0086.091
catalog number
2013.0086.091
accession number
2013.0086
subject
War Bonds
Comics
Comic Books
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Comic Books
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer

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