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from the JVJ Collection, soothsayr scans, Krac edits
Issue: #64
Published: September 1947, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Ralph O. Ellsworth (art director); Dorothea Filosa (assistant art director); Helen R. Ochs (production manager); George J. Hecht (president); Elliott A. Caplin (publisher); Karl S. Bernhardt (senior advisory editor); George H. Gallup (senior advisory editor); Clara Savage Littledale (senior advisory editor); Rudolf Modley (senior advisory editor); Arthur T. Jersild (senior advisory editor); David S. Muzzey (senior advisory editor); Frederick G, Hochwalt [as The Very Rev. Monsignor Frederick G. Hochwalt] (senior advisory editor); Daniel C. Knowlton (senior advisory editor); Margaret O'Brien (junior advisory editor); Roddy McDowall (junior advisory editor); Peggy Ann Garner (junior advisory editor); Bobby Blake (junior advisory editor); Darryl Hickman (junior advisory editor); Joel Kupperman (junior advisory editor)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: True Comics, Inc. (a subsidiary of the publishers of Parents' Magazine). Printed in the U.S.A. Publication office: 4600 Diversey Avenue, Chicago 39, Illinois. Executive and editorial office: 52 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York 17, New York. On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume I, Part 2, Numbers 1 and 2, Periodicals, 1946-1947. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B94529.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Truth Is Stranger and a Thousand Times More Thrilling Than Fiction
Featuring: True Comics
Genre: Non-fiction

Advertisement (1 page) American Boys Bill of Rights
Featuring: Daisy Manufacturing Company
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (illustration) | Inks: ? (illustration) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (5 pages) Couriers Courageous
Synopsis: The history of postal delivery and the following of how mail was delivered in the 1940s by tracking the progress of Willie Roberts' letter to John Roberts.
Credits: Script: ?; Herodotus (quotation)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Richard Fairbanks Benjamin Franklin Kit Carson Willie Roberts Unnamed Mail Clerks Unnamed Mailmen John Roberts Mrs. Roberts (John's Mom)

Comic Story (3 pages) DDT
Synopsis: The history of the discovery of dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) and its use during and after World War II by the United States.
Genre: Non-fiction Math and Science
Characters: Othmar Zeidler

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) 2 Big, Thrilling Surprises for Boys and Girls
Credits: Script: ? (promo copy) | Pencils: ? (photograph, Polly Pigtails); ? (illustration); ? (various, Calling All Boys) | Inks: ? (photograph, Polly Pigtails); ? (various, Calling All Boys) | Letters: ?; typeset

Comic Story (5 pages) Fighting Sailor
Synopsis: The life of Commodore Uriah Levy as he struggles to battle antisemitism in the U.S. Navy to rise to the rank of Commodore.
Genre: Non-fiction Biography Military
Characters: Commodore Uriah Levy Unnamed Mutineers Unnamed Navy Personnel Congressman Butler

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: What Would You Do?
Synopsis: What would you do if you were a ship's captain confronting an oncoming hurricane.
Credits: Script: Louis Wolfe
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (3 pages) Man-Eater at Large
Synopsis: Jim Corbett tracks down a man-eating tigress in India.
Genre: Adventure Non-fiction
Characters: Jim Corbett

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (0 pages) Why Not Subscribe to the Best Magazines for Boys and Girls
Credits: Script: ? (promo copy) | Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Stan Musial
Featuring: Wheaties
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Stan Musial

Comic Story (3 pages) The Fabulous Fraud
Synopsis: The story on how Prince Potemkin fooled Czarina Catherine the Great with phony villages built to create the illusion he had developed the areas under his jurisdiction.
Genre: Non-fiction History
Characters: Prince Grigory Potemkin Catherine The Great

Comic Story (2 pages) Prodigy of the Piano
Synopsis: The story of the discovery of piano progeny Frankie Robinson and his rise to play as an act that helped him play for President Truman.
Genre: Non-fiction Biography
Characters: Frankie "Sugar Chile" Robinson Frankie's Unnamed Parents Harry Truman

Comic Story (3 pages) Masterpiece in Bronze
Synopsis: Cellini's trials and tribulations in creating his bronze sculpture, Perseus and the Gorgon's Head.
Genre: Non-fiction History
Characters: Benvenuto Cellini Duke De Medici

Text Story (1 page)
Featuring: Truly Comic!
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Humor

Text Article (1 page)
Featuring: True's News from Hollywood
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustration) | Inks: ? (illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) You Haven't Seen Anything Yet!
Featuring: True Comics
Credits: Script: ? (promo copy) | Pencils: ? (illustration); ? (various, True Comics) | Inks: ? (illustration); ? (various, True Comics) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: People are Comical
Synopsis: Humorous true stories.
Genre: Humor Non-fiction

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Kodak
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (photograph) | Inks: ? (photograph) | Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Outwitting the Kidnappers
Featuring: "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
Synopsis: U.S. Royal and Elm City Bike Club rescue a kidnap victim thanks to the control of U.S. Royal bike tires.
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Deputy U.S. Royal Elm City Bike Club Members Unnamed Kidnapper Unnamed Kidnapped Woman

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