Model Hobbies and Crafts #1

Published
1957
Page count
24
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size (175mm x 250mm)
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Credits

Editing
?

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Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. Combat Champ Comic story, 5 pages

"The True Story of Shirley Ann Austin"

Featuring

Genre
War

Credits

Pencils
Frank O'Connor (signed)
Inks
Frank O'Connor ?
Letters
Frank O'Connor ?
Editing
Bob Buragas

Reprint history

First print
United States
Model Fun (Harle, 1954? series) #4 (May 1955)
True Story of Shirley Ann Austin

Notes

"How a Teen-Age girl conquered a serious handicap...wouldn't admit defeat, and became a champion!" (flying model air planes)

Show/hide 2. Harka Shows How to Weave a Lanyard Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Pencils
Frank O'Connor (signed)
Inks
Frank O'Connor ?
Letters
Frank O'Connor?
Editing
Bob Buragas

Reprint history

First print
United States
Model Fun (Harle, 1954? series) #4 (May 1955)
Harka Shows How to Weave a Lanyard
Show/hide 3. Fun with Model Boats Activity, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Pencils
Frank O'Connor (signed)
Inks
Frank O'Connor ?
Letters
Frank O'Connor ?
Editing
Bob Buragas

Reprint history

First print
United States
Model Fun (Harle, 1954? series) #4 (May 1955)
Fun With Model Boats
Show/hide 4. Paper Covering Your Model Activity, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Letters
typeset
Editing
Bob Buragas

Reprint history

First print
United States
Model Fun (Harle, 1954? series) #4 (May 1955)
Paper Covering Your Model

Notes

text with illustrations

Show/hide 5. Permanent Award (Jim Mason) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Jim Mason
Genre
Detective-mystery

Credits

Pencils
S Cap ?
Editing
Bob Buragas

Reprint history

First print
United States
Model Fun (Harle, 1954? series) #4 (May 1955)
Permanent Award
Show/hide 6. Model Aviation Illustration, 2 pages

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Notes

Includes "A Typical Control-Line Model" and "A Typical Free-Flight Model".

Show/hide 7. PAA-Load Flying (Bobby Benson) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Bobby Benson
Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Pencils
Frank O'Connor (signed)
Inks
Frank O'Connor ?
Letters
Frank O'Connor ?
Editing
Bob Buragas

Reprint history

First print
United States
Model Fun (Harle, 1954? series) #4 (May 1955)
PAA-Load Flying
Show/hide 8. On Target Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Harold Stevenson (credited)
Art
Harold Stevenson ?
Editing
Bob Buragas

Reprint history

First print
United States
Model Fun (Harle, 1954? series) #4 (May 1955)
On Target
Show/hide 9. How to Paint Metal Parts Activity, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Art
Gil Evans (signed)
Editing
Bob Buragas

Reprint history

First print
United States
Model Fun (Harle, 1954? series) #4 (May 1955)
How to Paint Metal Parts

Notes

Art credits corrected by Gary Watson, March 2008. We formerly had credited George Evans.

Show/hide 10. Handy Hints Activity, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Pencils
Frank O'Connor (signed)
Inks
Frank O'Connor ?
Letters
Frank O'Connor ?
Editing
?

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue

Notes

It looks like two different 'Handy Hints' might have been merged to create a single double page feature.

Show/hide 11. Navy Carrier Model Unknown, 1 page

Reprint history

First print
Unknown

Status

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AusReprints ID

  • 83503

Entry created

  • 14/12/2013

Cover added

  • 14/12/2013

Last updated

  • 08/10/2016