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"Now--When I Was a Boy: "The Horseshoe"": Uncle Chris finds a "lucky" horseshoe, but it doesn't work quite the way he thinks.


Quote1 Here is a magazine of picturized stories chock full of laughter and thrills, comic characters of every hue, knights and Vikings of ancient days, adventuring heroes, detectives, aviator daredevils of today and hero supermen of days to come! Quote2
-- "The Editors"



Appearing in Now--When I Was a Boy: "The Horseshoe"

Featured Characters:

  • Uncle Chris (Single appearance)

Synopsis for Now--When I Was a Boy: "The Horseshoe"

Uncle Chris finds a "lucky" horseshoe, but it doesn't work quite the way he thinks.

Appearing in Sir Loin of Beef: "Introducing Cowhide"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Cowhide (First appearance)

Synopsis for Sir Loin of Beef: "Introducing Cowhide"

Sir Loin attempts to come to the aid of Cowhide, who has just been thrown out of the same tavern for the sixth time.

Appearing in Billy the Kid: "Soap-Box Racer"

Featured Characters:

  • Billy the Kid (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Pudge (First appearance)

Synopsis for Billy the Kid: "Soap-Box Racer"

Billy lets Pudge ride in his new soapbox car, but neglects to provide him with one crucial piece of information.

Appearing in Sagebrush 'n' Cactus: "Knife Ambush, Part 1"

Featured Characters:

Villains

  • Knife Ambush (First appearance) (Behind the scenes)

Other Characters:

  • Betty (Single appearance)

Villains:

  • Knife Ambush

Synopsis for Sagebrush 'n' Cactus: "Knife Ambush, Part 1"

Sagebrush and Cactus, two prospectors in the Old West, are getting heckled by some townsmen when Miss Betty arrives. When the townsmen turn their attention to her, Sagebrush knocks them down and/or out with a single stone. Once out in the wilderness, Sagebrush and Cactus see "Knife" Ambush, a swindler who has a history with Miss Betty's family, and Sagebrush sees what looks like someone in trouble.

Appearing in Vikings: "Episode 1"

Featured Characters:

  • Sigrid (First appearance)
  • Ivar (First appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Kol the Wise (First appearance)
  • Hagbard (First appearance)
  • King Harald (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • The Seta (Single appearance)

Synopsis for Vikings: "Episode 1"

King Harald woos Sigrid, daughter of Hagbard. Eventually, however, he sails away, leaving her with child. Hagbard orders the newborn infant boy abandoned in the wild. However, Kol the Wise hears wolves howling, and, investigating, finds them held at bay by a bright three-pointed light--the symbol of Odin. He drives the pack off and discovers the infant, and, looking up, he sees two ravens--Odin's totem creatures.

Appearing in J. Worthington Blimp: "New York to San Diego, Part 1"

Featured Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Willis (First appearance)
  • Pooey (First appearance)
  • Blimp`s nephew (First appearance)

Synopsis for J. Worthington Blimp: "New York to San Diego, Part 1"

Blimp learns the hazards of bragging when a careless remark gains steam, and ends up forcing him to ride from New York to San Diego on a bicycle.

Appearing in J. Worthington Blimp: "New York to San Diego, Part 2"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Jupiter Jones (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Willis
  • Pooey

Synopsis for J. Worthington Blimp: "New York to San Diego, Part 2"

Blimp stops in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, where a misunderstanding in a local restaurant lands him in jail.

Appearing in Tinker Twins at Penn Point: "Goat Initiation"

Featured Characters:

  • Tinker Twins
    • Hooty (Single appearance)
    • Flea (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Pudge (Single appearance)
  • Eddie (Single appearance)

Synopsis for Tinker Twins at Penn Point: "Goat Initiation"

Hooty and Flea Tinker arrive at Penn Point, determined to excel at their new military school. However, several of the upperclassmen pull a prank on the twins that lands them in hot water.

Appearing in "Sawbones, C.O.D."

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "Sawbones, C.O.D."

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Needles: "Hair-Cutting Machine"

Featured Characters:

  • Needles (First appearance)

Synopsis for Needles: "Hair-Cutting Machine"

Having earned his diploma-by-mail in inventing, Needles sets to work--with mixed results.

Appearing in 17-20 in the Black: "Part 1 (1)"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Kim (First appearance)

Synopsis for 17-20 in the Black: "Part 1 (1)"

In a high-stakes poker game, Jim Gale accepts a set of pearls as a stake. Gale wins the game, but the other man attacks him. Facing two-to-one odds, Gale receives help from an unexpected quarter: Kim, a Chinese man with a talent for knife-throwing.

Appearing in 17-20 in the Black: "Part 1 (2)"

Featured Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Lady in Black (First appearance)
  • Kim

Synopsis for 17-20 in the Black: "Part 1 (2)"

One day after his life is saved by the mysterious Kim, Jim Gale reads a classified ad offering a reward for the return of a lost pearl necklace. With the necklace in his possession, Gale goes to the address listed--only to encounter Kim. Gale returns the pearls to the mistress of the house, but refuses the reward. Instead, he offers to place the reward money as a stake at roulette, picking the house address, 17-20, as his numbers. Late that night, however, a masked man enters 17-20 while the Lady in Black is asleep.

Appearing in "Chikko Chakko"

Featured Characters:

  • Chikko Chakko (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Chikko Chakko"

Chikko attempts to buy new shoes and a watermelon, with mixed results.

Appearing in Gulliver's Travels: "A Voyage to Lilliput"

Featured Characters:

Locations:

  • Lilliput (First appearance)

Synopsis for Gulliver's Travels: "A Voyage to Lilliput"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Freddie Bell He Means Well"

Featured Characters:

  • Freddie Bell (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Freddie Bell He Means Well"

Freddie attempts to help a lady on the train and an portly gentlemen in the street, but his results fail to match his intentions.

Appearing in Sister and Brother: "The Camera"

Featured Characters:

  • Sister (Single appearance)
  • Brother (Single appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Mother (Single appearance)

Synopsis for Sister and Brother: "The Camera"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in "Bunko the Bear"

Featured Characters:

  • Bunko (Single appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Honey (Single appearance)

Synopsis for "Bunko the Bear"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Wing Walker: "Sons of the Red Cormorant, Part 1"

Featured Characters:

Villains:

  • Nipper (First appearance)
  • Sons of the Red Cormorant (First appearance)

Synopsis for Wing Walker: "Sons of the Red Cormorant, Part 1"

Grounded and disgraced pilot Wing Walker is kidnapped by the Sons of the Red Cormorant, who ruined his legitimate career so that he would be forced to work for them. Held at gunpoint, Wing has no choice but to fly the Sons on their journey. However, no sooner are they in the air than they are attacked by the Nipper. With his engines shattered by the Nipper's machine guns, Wing fakes a crash landing to escape, scattering a tribe of Indians at the crash site. As the Sons of the Red Cormorant prepare to ambush the Nipper, Wing encounters a young woman, a prisoner of the Indians.

Appearing in Cap'n Spinniker: "The North Pole from the Bottom Up"

Featured Characters:

Other Characters:

  • Captain Sternpipe

Synopsis for Cap'n Spinniker: "The North Pole from the Bottom Up"

Captain Spinniker leads his crew on an expedition to the North Pole.

Appearing in Captain Quick: "Episode One"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Marjorie Barlow (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Lord Barlow (First appearance)

Synopsis for Captain Quick: "Episode One"

Kendal Quick bids farewell to his beloved Marjorie Barlow, before Marjorie sails for Plymouth to stay with an aunt while her father, Lord Barlow, takes to the sea to battle the Spanish armada. Lord Barlow denounces Quick as a coward. Late that evening, however, two saboteurs board the ship, but Quick, who had overheard them planning the attack, is waiting for them and foils the attack. Lord Barlow apologizes for his harsh words, and Quick is now free to join the expedition.

Appearing in "Jibby Jones"

Featured Characters:

  • Jibby Jones

Synopsis for "Jibby Jones"

Jibby tries to save money on a haircut.

Appearing in Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed : "The Time Machine, Part 1 (1)"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Uriah Mowcher (First appearance)
  • Fritz (First appearance)

Items:

  • Mowcher's Time Machine

Concepts:

Synopsis for Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed : "The Time Machine, Part 1 (1)"

Oliver Weed, mild-mannered historian, is invited by Uriah Mowcher to travel back to 1835 in Mowcher's new time machine.

Appearing in Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed : "The Time Machine, Part 1 (2)"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Uriah Mowcher
  • Fritz

Items:

Synopsis for Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed : "The Time Machine, Part 1 (2)"

Weed and Mowcher make plans to travel back to 1835 in Mowcher's time machine. Unknown to either one, however, Fritz, a young urchin who had run afoul of both men, has sneaked aboard and is traveling back with them.

Appearing in Ray and Gail: "The Secret Cruise, Part 1"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Willie Gewgaw (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • John Coeval (Only appearance; dies)
  • Mary Coeval (Only appearance; dies)

Synopsis for Ray and Gail: "The Secret Cruise, Part 1"

With their parents dead, twins Ray and Gail Coeval accept an invitation from Ray's friend Willie to sail around the world with Willie and his father.

Appearing in Allan De Beaufort: "The Lightning Salvation"

Featured Characters:

  • Allan De Beaufort (Single appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Helen (Single appearance)

Synopsis for Allan De Beaufort: "The Lightning Salvation"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Dickie Duck: "Howdy Do Soaks!"

Featured Characters:

  • Dickie Duck (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Farmer Gray (First appearance)

Synopsis for Dickie Duck: "Howdy Do Soaks!"

  • Synopsis not yet written.

Appearing in Peter and Ho-lah-an: "The Friends Meet"

Featured Characters:

  • Peter (First appearance)
  • Ho-lah-an (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Rab (Single appearance)
  • Loki (Single appearance)

Synopsis for Peter and Ho-lah-an: "The Friends Meet"

Peter and Ho-lah-an, two teenage boys, meet and become close friends.

Appearing in "It`s a Dern Lie"

Featured Characters:

  • Utah Falcon (Single appearance)

Synopsis for "It`s a Dern Lie"

  • Synopsis not yet written.



Notes

  • Published by National Allied Newspaper Syndicate, Inc.
  • The Cap'n Spinniker feature moved to New Comics from New Fun Comics #4.
  • This issue introduces Sagebrush 'n' Cactus, which in a later issue will be changed to Cal 'n' Alec.
  • This issue introduces Sir Loin of Beef, which in a later issue will be changed to Don Coyote.
  • Also appearing in this issue of New Comics were:
    • Allan De Beaufort (only appearance)
    • "Bunco Bear" (only appearance)
    • "Dizzy and Daffy" by Bo Brown (only appearance)
    • "Now- When I was a Boy" (only appearance)
    • "Sister and Brother" (only appearance)
    • "Tinker Twins at Penn Point" (only appearance)

Trivia

  • This issue contains the first Time Machine story to appear in a DC comic:
    • Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed : "The Time Machine: Part 1 (1)".



See Also


Recommended Reading

  • None.


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