Weird Comics

Published
1943
Page count
44
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic
Branding
A Frank Johnson Publication [star] (1940?–1945?)
 
A Frank Johnson Publication [star] (1940?–1945?)

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Bear Facts) Comic story, 1 page

"Bennie, lunch is ready.-"

Featuring

Feature
Bear Facts
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Writing
Eric Porter, scripter [signed as E Porter]
Art
Eric Porter, line art [signed as E Porter]
Text
Eric Porter , letterer
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Blue Hardy) Comic story, 5 pages

"Goodbye! But we'll be back soon!"

Featuring

Feature
Blue Hardy
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Unk White A. C. Headley, scripter
Art
Unk White, line art
Text
Unk White , letterer
Show/hide 3. Untitled [Easy Money] (Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"If you children can show me where I can get a few nice fixh…"

Featuring

Feature
Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Frank Jessup, scripter [signed]
Art
Frank Jessup, line art [signed]
Text
Frank Jessup , letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled (P.D.4967) Comic story, 5 pages

"Mac and Dan in the police car P.C.4967 are returning to the city via a coastal road…"

Featuring

Feature
P.D.4967
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
Carl Lyon, scripter [signed]
Art
Carl Lyon, line art [signed]
Text
Carl Lyon , letterer
Show/hide 5. Untitled ("Duncey" Dan) Comic story, 1 page

"What's four out of nine, Dan?"

Featuring

Feature
"Duncey" Dan
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Emile Mercier, scripter
Art
Emile Mercier, line art
Text
Emile Mercier, letterer

Notes

Artist identity by Nat Karmichael.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Wocko the Beaut) Comic story, 4 pages

"Wocko has freed a maiden who had been kidnapped by Gardenia Joe."

Featuring

Feature
Wocko the Beaut
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Emile Mercier, scripter [signed]
Art
Emile Mercier, line art [signed]
Text
Emile Mercier, letterer
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Inspector Dean of the C.I.B) Comic story, 6 pages

"So that wealthy young heiress has been kidnapped."

Featuring

Feature
Inspector Dean of the C.I.B
Genre
Detective-Mystery

Credits

Writing
Rhys Williams, scripter [signed as Williams]
Art
Rhys Williams, line art [signed as Williams]
Text
Rhys Williams , letterer
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Bear Facts) Comic story, 1 page

"Say, Bennie, what about that six-pence you owe me?"

Featuring

Feature
Bear Facts
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Writing
Eric Porter, scripter
Art
Eric Porter, line art
Text
Eric Porter, letterer
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Waddle's Wombat) Comic story, 1 page

"What's up with Smith?"

Featuring

Feature
Waddle's Wombat
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Writing
Eric Porter, scripter
Art
Eric Porter, line art
Text
Eric Porter, letterer
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Fat Fred) Comic story, 1 page

"Here's the few letters you've put aside to answer when you had time."

Featuring

Feature
Fat Fred
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Alex Edington, scripter [signed]
Art
Alex Edington, line art [signed]
Text
Alex Edington , letterer
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Fat Fred) Comic story, 1 page

"Gee, Fred, you're getting fatter every day."

Featuring

Feature
Fat Fred
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Alex Edington, scripter [signed]
Art
Alex Edington, line art [signed]
Text
Alex Edington , letterer
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Percy Platypus) Comic story, 1 page

"Hey! Dopey can't yer read!"

Featuring

Feature
Percy Platypus
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Writing
Les Dixon, scripter [signed]
Art
Les Dixon, line art [signed]
Text
Les Dixon , letterer
Show/hide 13. Untitled [A Wash-Out] (Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"(Whisper) - You knock that kid into the water accidental-like…"

Featuring

Feature
Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Frank Jessup, scripter [signed]
Art
Frank Jessup, line art [signed]
Text
Frank Jessup, letterer
Show/hide 14. Untitled ["Flies" Under Water] (Animal Oddities) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Animal Oddities
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Show/hide 15. Untitled (Rare Bits) Comic story, 1 page

"Well what do you know, Deer tracks."

Featuring

Feature
Rare Bits
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Writing
Reg Murray, scripter [signed as R. Murray]
Art
Reg Murray, line art [signed as R. Murray]
Text
Reg Murray , letterer
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Rare Bits) Comic story, 1 page

"Oh darling! Will you marry me?"

Featuring

Feature
Rare Bits
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Writing
Reg Murray, scripter [signed as R. Murray]
Art
Reg Murray, line art [signed as R. Murray]
Text
Reg Murray, letterer
Show/hide 17. Untitled (Jimmy Dale Heavyweight World Champion) Comic story, 3 pages

"Jimmy Dale is matched to fight "Frisco" Thomas (who is on the wy to Australia)…"

Featuring

Feature
Jimmy Dale Heavyweight World Champion
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Dan Russell, scripter
Art
Dan Russell, line art
Text
Dan Russell, letterer
Show/hide 18. Lieutenant J. R. Burrell M.C. (Joined the Forces) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Joined the Forces
Genre
Biography

Credits

Writing
Dan Russell, scripter [signed]
Art
Dan Russell, line art [signed]
Text
Dan Russell, letterer
Show/hide 19. Untitled (Steele Carewe) Comic story, 5 pages

"In an attempt to release father Kline, Kama and a stranger, who had aided them…"

Featuring

Feature
Steele Carewe
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
John Delaney, scripter [signed]
Art
John Delaney, line art [signed]
Text
John Delaney, letterer
Show/hide 20. Untitled (Elmo) Comic story, 1 page

"Give me a ruler"

Featuring

Feature
Elmo
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Writing
Eric Porter, scripter [signed as E. Porter]
Art
Eric Porter, line art [signed as E. Porter]
Text
Eric Porter, letterer
Show/hide 21. Untitled [The Ritz Hotel Awning] (Elmo) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Elmo
Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Writing
Eric Porter, scripter [signed as E. Porter]
Art
Eric Porter, line art [signed as E. Porter]
Text
Eric Porter, letterer

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Jeff Battista

AusReprints ID

  • 105442

Entry created

  • 03/02/2023

Cover added

  • 03/02/2023

Index completed

  • 03/02/2023

Last updated

  • 03/02/2023