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This Treasure Chest comic was originally sourced from The Catholic University of America Archives. I have cropped, cleaned up and enhanced it using some or all of the following: XnView for Windows (great freeware program), MS Paint and Office 2010. When the Archive pages are of poor quality, which averages about 3-4 pages a comic, I have replaced with pages from my collection, providing I have a copy that will not be damaged due to scanning.
Volume: #14, Issue: #2 [248]
Published: September 25, 1958, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Joseph G. Schaller (editor); Richard J. Voelkel (associate editor); Victor Keuping (art director); Carl Beachum (copy editor)
Color: Full Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S., Later Standard Silver Age U.S., Later Still Standard Modern Age U.S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Note-Book
Featuring: The Note- Book - A Story of Music
Credits: Pencils: Syl Sowinski (signed) | Inks: Syl Sowinski (signed)

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Little Artists' Puzzle Page
Synopsis: Three activities. An artist is painting a picture. Color yellow in 6; green in 5; light blue in 4; red in 3. The names of eight boys and girls are printed on the cards, but they are folded in half, so that you only see the top part of the letters. Can you still read the names? Finish the four portraits.

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Note-Book - A Story of Music
Synopsis: Burt is a musician in a jazz band. He explains the history of music to his younger brother and Arnie, who wants to be a musician when he grows up. Covers the origins of music from different civilizations.
Credits: Script: Sydney S. Walter (credited) | Pencils: Syl Sowinski (signed) | Inks: Syl Sowinski (signed)
Characters: Arnie Burt

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Champ in the Circus!
Synopsis: Frumson agrees to work at the circus to pay off the damages sustained to the strength-testing machine. There is plenty of work to do and he's exhausted, but he does a good job. Blackie and Gunboat are planning to steal the gate receipts from the circus. They give Frumson an impossible task to perform. They ask him to return the strong-man's weights to his dressing room after he finishes practicing, knowing he won't be able to even budge them. Their eyes practically pop out of their heads when they see him easily lifting both weights and asking where they should go.
Credits: Script: Capt. Frank Moss (credited) | Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: Frumson (The Champ) Wooters Col. Horatio Hornbeam Blackie Salter Gunboat Mr. Slade

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Let Freedom Ring!
Synopsis: Stephen and Joe left Hungary with their family after the Russians sent troops into their country to put down the people's revolt against communism. They settled in Michigan and are getting used to life in the USA, but it's difficult. They are used to hearing propaganda in school back in Hungary and don't know what to make of this new country where they are not told what to think and do. Joe is having an especially hard time adjusting. Stephen plans on understanding what's going on, while Joe plans to fight.
Credits: Pencils: Lloyd Ostendorf (signed) | Inks: Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Genre: Drama
Characters: Stephen Esterhazy Joe Esterhazy

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Jokeā€¦Page
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (4 pages) There's Nothing To Do and Everybody's Bored on a Rainy Afternoon
Featuring: Patsy Manners
Synopsis: Patsy has some friends over and everyone is bored. It's raining outside and they can't think of anything to do. Aunt Eileen thinks of a "game" they can all play. They all went out and found people that needed to have things done in or around their house, but weren't able to physically perform the task themselves, or couldn't afford to do it.
Characters: Patsy Manners Aunt Eileen

Text Article (2 pages)
Featuring: You're Important!
Credits: Script: Father Jack (credited) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Chuck White and His Friends
Synopsis: Mike Kelly wants to relax after a hard day of "man's work", but he can't find anyone with free time. Teddy and Sally have homework and Joe has to help with laundry. He tries to hang out with Dutch and his friends, but when they go into a bar, the bartender won't allow him in, because he's still a minor. The ham radio just has static tonight due to the rainy weather. Mike gets called into work in the morning to help on the levee. There's danger of flooding and lots more rain is expected. Chuck shows up at the construction site, but Mike wants nothing to do with him.
Credits: Script: Frank Moss [as Max Pine] (credited) | Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Chuck White Mike Kelly Joe Kelly Ma Kelly Pa Kelly Dutch Berger Teddy Sally

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Hannibal Bear
Synopsis: Hannibal buys a piece of modern art so he can use it as a television aerial.
Credits: Script: Frank Huffman [as Frank Tytus Huffman] (signed) | Pencils: Frank Huffman [as Frank Tytus Huffman] | Inks: Frank Huffman [as Frank Tytus Huffman]
Genre: Humor Anthropomorphic-funny Animals

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) Wanted!
Synopsis: The back cover is a wanted poster with headshots featuring six of Treasure Chest's most popular personalities for 1958-1959.
Credits: Letters: typeset
Characters: Terry Brennan Chuck White Hannibal Bear Pierre Frumson Wooters Patsy Manners

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