Taxi O'Hara Comics #4

Published
1949
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
?

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Taxi O'Hara) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Taxi O'Hara
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Hart Amos [signed Amos]

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

This feature was renamed from Hack O'Hara for this Australian printing.

Show/hide 1. Love and Larceny Don't Mix (Taxi O'Hara) Comic story, 6 pages

"Sombody once said Taxi O'Hara had an adding machine brain, a cast-iron jaw, pile-driver fists... and an ice-water heart!"

Featuring

Feature
Taxi O'Hara
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr?
Editing
George Brenner

Reprint history

First print
United States
Crack Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #52 (January 1948)
 (Originally "Hack O'Hara")

Notes

This feature was renamed from Hack O'Hara for this Australian printing.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Taxi O'Hara) Comic story, 6 pages

"Sometimes crime-hating Taxi O'Hara finds himself up against heavy odds! But two jolting fists and a little clever thinking go a long way towards settling the score!"

Featuring

Feature
Taxi O'Hara
Genre
Detective

Credits

Editing
George Brenner

Reprint history

First print
United States
Crack Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #53 (March 1948)
 (Originally Hack O'Hara)

Notes

This feature was renamed from Hack O'Hara for this Australian printing.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Pen Miller) Comic story, 5 pages

"Can Pen Miller's cartoons unearth the slayer of the man who drew mustaches on the billboard faces?"

Featuring

Feature
Pen Miller
Genre
Detective

Credits

Script
Klaus Nordling
Art
Klaus Nordling
Editing
George Brenner

Reprint history

First print
United States
Crack Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #45 (November 1946)

Notes

Called "The Mustache Murder" in GCD.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Slap Happy Pappy) Comic story, 1 page

"Whut yah doin' pappy? Lost muh specks some'res 'round hyar! Cain't find 'em!"

Featuring

Feature
Slap Happy Pappy
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Jack Cole
Art
Jack Cole

Reprint history

First print
Unknown  (Crack Comics [Quality Comics])
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Taxi O'Hara) Comic story, 6 pages

"Any cab driver working on the night shift can tell you that many things go on unseen as the town sleeps peacefully."

Featuring

Feature
Taxi O'Hara
Genre
Detective

Credits

Art
Al Bryant?
Editing
George Brenner

Reprint history

First print
United States
Crack Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #59 (March 1949)

Notes

This feature was renamed from Hack O'Hara for this Australian printing. This story is titled "Girl In the Rain" in GCD.

Show/hide 6. Mangles th' Metal Monster (Silas P Scuttle) Comic story, 2 pages

"Dang me! If I don't haven another vanilla"

Featuring

Feature
Silas P Scuttle
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Vernon Hayles [as Hayles]
Art
Vernon Hayles [as Hayles]
Letters
Vernon Hayles [as Hayles]

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Taxi O'Hara) Comic story, 6 pages

"No charge for this ride! The cops'll call it a clean sweep, and that's fare enough for me!"

Featuring

Feature
Taxi O'Hara
Genre
Detective

Credits

Editing
George Brenner

Reprint history

First print
United States
Crack Comics (Quality, 1940 series) #58 (January 1949)

Notes

This feature was renamed from Hack O'Hara for this Australian printing.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Happy) Comic story, 2 pages

"What's your dog doin' Mike?"

Featuring

Feature
Happy
Genre
Gags

Credits

Script
Jeff Wilkinson [as Wilko] (signed)
Art
Jeff Wilkinson [as Wilko] (signed)
Letters
Jeff Wilkinson [as Wilko]

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

For information on Jeff Wilkinson, see lambiek.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 37283

Entry created

  • 02/08/2008

Cover added

  • 24/01/2011

Index completed

  • 24/01/2011

Last updated

  • 30/06/2018