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Volume: #14, Issue: #16 [262]
Published: April 9, 1959, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Joseph G. Schaller (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)
Featuring: Patsy Manners
Credits: Pencils: Ozella Welch ? | Inks: Ozella Welch ?

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Fun Page
Synopsis: Four activities. The large block above is composed of 27 small blocks. If you paint the outside of the large block, how many small blocks would have 3 colored sides, 2 colored sides, and 1 colored side? This is how to tie a knot in a handkerchief by picking up the ends with your arms crossed as shown. The knot will appear automatically. Watch this figure and see it change before your eyes (optical illusion). Fill in the above square with the clues shown below, so they read the same down and across.
Credits: Pencils: Bill Berry (signed) | Inks: Bill Berry (signed)

Comic Story (3 pages) Let's Face It
Featuring: Patsy Manners
Synopsis: Patsy gives beauty tips today. Beauty starts with proper diet, good posture, rest, exercise and cleanliness.
Credits: Pencils: Ozella Welch (signed) | Inks: Ozella Welch (signed)
Characters: Patsy Manners Aunt Eileen

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Note-Book - A Story of Music
Synopsis: Mozart started writing little pieces of music when he was only 5 years old. Some were too complicated to be played. When he was a young boy, he wrote an oratorio in less than a week as a test for the Archbishop of Salzburg. The score for The Miserere had been kept a Vatican secret, until he was able to write down the entire score from memory, when he was 13, after hearing it only once. Though much of his later life was spent in poverty, his music was seldom sad or depressing.
Credits: Script: Sydney Walter (credited) | Pencils: Syl. Sowinski (signed) | Inks: Syl. Sowinski (signed)
Genre: Biography Historical
Characters: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Chuck White and His Friends
Synopsis: Arriving at the scene of another toy rocket explosion, Chuck finds 2 more children injured. Editor Grew wants to stamp out all rocket clubs in town, including St. John's rocket club and have Chuck write a story to stop the rocket clubs. Chuck runs into Mike Kelly, who tells Chuck he just met a man trying to sell him rocket propellant.
Credits: Script: Frank Moss [as Max Pine] (credited) | Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Chuck White Stuart (Flagpole) Boyd Editor Grew Mrs. Crocker Father Carroll Mike Kelly Sister Rita

Comic Story (5 pages)
Featuring: Let Freedom Ring!
Synopsis: After a lecture on vocational guidance, Paul tells the other kids he'd like to get into politics. The other boys tell him that he must be crazy, because politics is dishonest. Paul tells them that politics is only bad when men make it bad. The story then takes a look into the future, to see how Paul will make out, should he become involved in politics.
Credits: Pencils: Lloyd Ostendorf (signed) | Inks: Lloyd Ostendorf (signed)
Characters: Joe Esterhazy Stephen Esterhazy Paul Ned Bob

Credits, Title Page (1 page) Source Material
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Religious

Comic Story (3 pages) George Westinghouse
Featuring: Heroes of Science
Synopsis: The story of George Westinghouse, the inventor of air brakes for trains. Before his invention, there were many train accidents, due to the fact that the brakeman had to rush from car to car and set the brakes by hand. It took a long time to stop a train in those days. Nobody wanted to pay to test Westinghouse's brakes until Andrew Carnegie agreed. On the very first trial run in 1869, the train was to make several test stops along the way, but had to be put to a full test when a man was thrown onto the tracks by a horse. The train stopped in time and saved the man's life.
Credits: Script: Frances E. Crandall (credited) | Pencils: ? [as kasy ?] (signed) | Inks: ? [as kasy ?] (signed)
Genre: Biography
Characters: George Westinghouse Andrew Carnegie

Comic Story (6 pages) Part VI-The Laughing Death!
Featuring: Kidnapped by a Space Ship!
Synopsis: Cufocr is able to speak with the spear-wielding natives. They look upon the Earth people as enemies and will be sacrificed to the gods of The Cave of the Laughing Death. They make a plan to break away from the natives, but the natives charge right before they are able to act and all are taken prisoner. The natives lead them to a cave. Once inside, they are led to a certain chamber within the cavern. The entrance will be blocked to allow the cavern to fill with a vapor that will make them laugh uncontrollably and then die. They hug the ground to escape the vapor and move the boulder away.
Credits: Pencils: Frank Moss [as F. M.] (signed) | Inks: Frank Moss [as F. M.] (signed)
Genre: Adventure Science Fiction
Characters: Colonel Martin Jean Martin Tom Pratt Dr. Ney Cufocr Gecher

Text Article (2 pages) I Want to Be Happy
Featuring: You're Important
Credits: Script: Father Jack (credited)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Hannibal Bear
Synopsis: Hannibal roughs it through heavy brush to reach a castle, then sees there was a path all along.
Credits: Script: Frank Huffman | Pencils: Frank Huffman | Inks: Frank Huffman
Genre: Humor Anthropomorphic-funny Animals
Characters: Hannibal Bear

Illustration (1 page) Feast of Saint Leo April 11
Synopsis: The back cover depicts Pope Leo meeting Attila the Hun on his march toward Rome. Pope Leo fearlessly met the Hun on the field and talked him into sparing the city.
Credits: Pencils: Wilbur G. Adam ? | Inks: Wilbur G. Adam ?
Genre: Religious
Characters: St. Leo Attila The Hun

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