Star Pocket Comics #4

Frank Johnson

Australia

Published
May 1943
Page count
44?
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Pocket size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
A Frank Johnson Publication [strip]
 
A Frank Johnson Publication [strip]
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1097789

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. Aeroplane Quiz - What is it? Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Secret Agent XXX13) Comic story, 5 pages

"Secret Agent XXX13 has been called into the headquarters of the intelligence service."

Featuring

Feature
Secret Agent XXX13
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Emile Mercier, scripter [signed]
Art
Emile Mercier, line art [signed]
Text
Emile Mercier, letterer
Show/hide 3. The Vampire of Death Comic story, 5 pages

"Rushing to the window King looks out onto the moonlit garden."

Featuring

Genre
Horror-Suspense

Credits

Writing
Rhys Williams, scripter [signed]
Art
Rhys Williams, line art [signed]
Text
Rhys Williams, letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled (King Mala) Comic story, 5 pages

"In his laboratory in the jungle country, Professor Hardwicke has for many months been training a small monkey…"

Featuring

Feature
King Mala
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
John Delaney, scripter [signed]
Art
John Delaney, line art [signed]
Text
John Delaney , letterer
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Clyde Cameron Adventurer) Comic story, 5 pages

"This is a story of Clyde Cameron a man of independent means whose love of adventure draws him into many dangerous and thrilling experiences."

Featuring

Feature
Clyde Cameron Adventurer
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Carl Lyon, scripter [signed]
Art
Carl Lyon, line art [signed]
Text
Carl Lyon, letterer
Show/hide 6. Flight-Lieut David Vernon (Aussies in Action) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aussies in Action
Genre
Biography

Credits

Writing
McCormack, scripter [signed]
Art
McCormack, line art [signed]
Text
McCormack, letterer
Show/hide 7. "Thar She Blows" a Tale of the Old Whalers Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Norm Rice, scripter [signed]
Art
Norm Rice, line art [signed]
Text
Norm Rice, letterer
Show/hide 8. Untitled (John Dexter Special Investigator) Comic story, 5 pages

"John Dexter, ace secrete service agent, has been sent for by Captain Forbes."

Featuring

Feature
John Dexter Special Investigator
Genre
Crime

Credits

Writing
McCormack, scripter [signed]
Art
McCormack, line art [signed]
Text
McCormack , letterer
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Universal Conquest) Comic story, 5 pages

"Nelson Power, a brilliant young scientist, has, with the assistance of his beautiful sweeheart, Carrol Darnell, successfully built a rocket ship, constructed of Duralumin, in which he intends to fly to the distant planet Venus…"

Featuring

Feature
Universal Conquest
Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Writing
Frank Ashley, scripter [signed]
Art
Stanley Pitt, line art [signed]
Text
Stanley Pitt , letterer
Show/hide 10. 5 Different Types of Aircraft Machine-Gun Series 1 Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Len Lawson, scripter [signed]
Art
Len Lawson, line art [signed]
Text
Len Lawson , letterer
Show/hide 11. Bushland A.R.P. Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Anthropomorphic-Funny Animals

Credits

Writing
Norm Rice, scripter [signed]
Art
Norm Rice, line art [signed]
Text
Norm Rice , letterer

Notes

"ARP" is Air Raid Precautions.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Krazy Klass) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Krazy Klass
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Emile Mercier, scripter [signed]
Art
Emile Mercier, line art [signed]
Text
Emile Mercier , letterer
Show/hide 13. Sandy McMeenie Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Emile Mercier, scripter [signed]
Art
Emile Mercier, line art [signed]
Text
Emile Mercier , letterer

Notes

The National Library of Australia holds a copy of this issue.

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  • 66148

Entry created

  • 20/12/2020

Cover added

  • 11/05/2022

Last updated

  • 13/05/2022