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Issue: #34
Published: April 1944, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, Editing: Roy Garn (managing editor); George J. Hecht (president, publisher); Ralph O. Ellsworth (art editor)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Circulation: 507,149 copies (data from Audit Bureau of Circulation via Russ Mahera) DISTRIBUTOR: International Circulation Company (listed by its initials, ICC) is the distributor named on the cover. ON SALE DATE: On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Volume 39, Number 1. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 623234. EDITORS: Page 1, below the indicia, lists the Senior Advisory Editors: Karl S. Bernhardt (Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada), George H. Gallup (Director, Institute of Public Opinion), Arthur T. Jersild (Professor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University), Dr. George Johnson (Director of the Department of Education, National Catholic Welfare Conference), Daniel C. Knowlton (Professor of Education, Social Studies Department, New York University), Clara Savage Littledale (Editor, Parents' Magazine), Rudolf Modley (President, Pictograph Corporation), David S. Muzzey (Professor Emeritus of History, Columbia University, Author of "A History of Our Country"and other history books), and Hendrik Willem Van Loon (Famous historian, artist and Author of "The Story of Mankind" and other books). Junior Advisory Editors: Janet Cantor (daughter of Eddie Cantor), Gloria Jean, Roddy McDowall, Shirley Temple, Virginia Weidler, and Darryl Hickman (movie star).
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Synopsis: The cover has 4 panels illustrating interior stories taken from the stories.
Credits: Pencils: Sam Glankoff | Inks: Sam Glankoff
Genre: Non-fiction Biography
Characters: Claude Weaver Of The R.A.F.

Advertisement (1 page) New Commando Machine Gun
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (6 pages) The Doctor Declares War!
Featuring: Dr. Gordon S. Seagrave
Synopsis: Burma Surgeon
Genre: Biography War
Characters: Dr. Gordon S. Seagrave

Comic Story (4 pages) Champion of Democracy
Featuring: Wendell Wilke
Synopsis: The story of Wendell Wilke.
Genre: Biography
Characters: Wendell Wilke

Comic Story (4 pages) Thrill Hunter
Featuring: Claude Weaver
Genre: Biography
Characters: Claude Weaver

Advertisement (1 page) Be Popular - Learn the Newest Dances in 5 Days - or No Cost!
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Is It True?
Synopsis: Quiz over trivia.
Credits: Script: Natalie Purvin Prager (signed) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages) Angel of the Battlefield
Featuring: Clara Barton
Genre: Biography
Characters: Clara Barton

Text Article (1 page) Brief Reviews of Films You Will Want to See
Featuring: True's Movie Guide
Synopsis: Brief reviews of the movies: The Desert Song; The Fighting Seabees; Lady, Let's Dance; My Best Gal; and See Here, Private Hargrove.
Credits: Pencils: ? (photograph) | Inks: ? (photograph) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Advertisement (0 pages) The Girl They're All Talking About
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (photograph) | Inks: ? (photograph) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (2 pages) First in War ...First in Peace, First in the Hearts of His Countrymen
Featuring: George Washington
Genre: Biography
Characters: George Washington

Comic Story (5 pages) Sabotage!
Featuring: Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Steve Saunders J. Edgar Hoover

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Wheaties
Synopsis: Ad for Wheaties cereal plus a 1-panel gag cartoon.
Credits: Pencils: ? [as Rex] (signed) | Inks: ? [as Rex] (signed) | Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (3 pages) Flak Happy
Featuring: Lt. Richard H. McGibney
Synopsis: A Flying Fortress drops its bombs by accident.
Genre: Non-fiction Biography
Characters: Lt. Richard H. McGibney

Comic Story (5 pages) Our Good Neighbor, Paraguay
Featuring: Our South American Neighbors
Genre: Non-fiction

Text Article (1 page)
Featuring: Truly Comic
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustration) | Inks: ? (illustration) | Colours: ? (illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Humor

Advertisement (0 pages)
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (photographs) | Inks: ? (photographs) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages) Terror Bound!
Synopsis: Crew of a sunken merchant ship in World War II survives eleven days adrift.
Genre: Non-fiction War

Advertisement (1 page) Free 150 Power Microscope with this Offer
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Amazing Forecaster
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Fortified with Energy!
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Letters: typeset

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