Popular Comics No. 104

Description
Popular Comics No. 104 was published by Dell Magazine in October 1944. The upper two-thirds of the cover depicts Smilin' Jack Martin in his cockpit with a plane going down in flames behind him. The lower third is a triptych featuring scenes from selected stories in this issue, including “Smokey Stover,” “Terry and the Pirates,” and “Gang Busters.” Additional stories in this issue feature "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.
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
2013.0086.094
catalog number
2013.0086.094
accession number
2013.0086
Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer
subject
Comics
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Comic Books
Popular Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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