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Issue: #73
Published: October 1948, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Jack De Simone; Ralph O. Ellsworth (associate art director); Dorothea Filosa (associate art director); George J. Hecht (president); Elliott A. Caplin (publisher); Karl S. Bernhardt (senior advisory editor); Arthur T. Jersild (senior advisory editor); George H. Gallup (senior advisory editor); David S. Muzzey (senior advisory editor); Clara Savage Littledale (senior advisory editor); Frederick G, Hochwalt [as The Very Rev. Monsignor Frederick G. Hochwalt] (senior advisory editor); Rudolf Modley (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 offices: 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 2, Part 2, Number 2, Periodicals, July-December 1948. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B146798.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: True Comics

Text Article (1 page) Lou Gehrig
Featuring: Stars of the Past
Credits: Pencils: D'Antoni (signed) | Inks: D'Antoni (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction Biography Sports
Characters: Lou Gehrig

Comic Story (6 pages) The Case of the Frightened Criminals
Featuring: Special Agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigations
Synopsis: FBI crack down on two cunning extortionists.
Credits: Pencils: Jack Sparling | Inks: Jack Sparling
Genre: Non-fiction Crime
Characters: Steve Saunders (FBI Agent)

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: What's Your Sky I-Q?
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations)
Genre: Non-fiction

Comic Story (6 pages) The Cotton-Textile Industry
Featuring: American Adventures in Industry
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Samuel Slater (textile Mechanic)

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: You're the Detective
Credits: Pencils: Jack Sparling | Inks: Jack Sparling
Genre: Non-fiction Crime Detective-mystery
Characters: Jack Robbins (detective) Jimmy Williams (bank Robber) George Gordon (bank Robber)

Comic Story (2 pages) Supersonics
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations)
Genre: Non-fiction Math and Science

Text Article (1 page)
Featuring: My Most Interesting True Experience
Credits: Script: Robert Ryan (byline) | Pencils: ? (illustration) | Inks: ? (illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Non-fiction

Advertisement (1 page) Ralph Kiner
Featuring: Wheaties
Synopsis: Profile of Ralph Kiner, who hit 51 home runs for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1947.
Genre: Biography Sports
Characters: Ralph Kiner

Comic Story (6 pages) The Amazing Story of Walt Disney
Synopsis: A short story on the development of the Walt Disney Company with the focus on Walt Disney's role.
Genre: Biography
Characters: Walt Disney Mickey Mouse Donald Duck Pluto Goofy Roy Disney Lillian Marie Bounds (Lillian Marie Disney) Peg-Leg Pete: George J. Hecht

Text Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Truly Comic!
Credits: Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Humor

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) A Priceless Treasure in Reading Pleasure!
Credits: Script: ? (promo copy) | Pencils: various | Inks: various | Colours: various | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (4 pages) 26-Mile Dash!
Synopsis: The history of the marathon race and its place in the Olympics.
Genre: Non-fiction Historical Sports
Characters: Pheidippides Charles Hefferon Dorando Pietri Johnny Hayes Ted Vogel Johnny Kelley Ollie Manninen

Advertisement (1 page) Bobby Shelby Gets a Job
Featuring: Bobby Shelby; Shelby Cycle Company
Synopsis: Newspaper circulation man Mr. Jones lets Bobby used The Shelby bicycle to do the paper route.
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: Lee Elias (signed) | Inks: Lee Elias (signed) | Letters: ?; typeset
Genre: Drama
Characters: Bobby Shelby Mr Jones Mr. Shelby (Bobby's Father)

Advertisement (1 page) New Target Range for Daisy BB Rifle Shooters!
Featuring: Daisy Manufacturing Company
Credits: Script: ? (ad copy) | Pencils: ? (illustrations) | Inks: ? (illustrations) | Letters: typeset

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