Star Pocket Comics #14

Frank Johnson

Australia

Published
1945
Page count
32
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Pocket size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
A Frank Johnson Publication [star]
 
A Frank Johnson Publication [star]
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1097799

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Art
Emile Mercier, line art [signed]
Colours
, colourist (duotone)
Text
Emile Mercier, letterer

Notes

The feature 'King Mala' has been incorrectly presented as 'King Molo' on the cover.

Show/hide 1. The "Contact" Mine (Weapons of War) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Weapons of War
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Len Lawson, scripter [signed]
Art
Len Lawson, line art [signed]
Text
Len Lawson, letterer
Show/hide 2. Untitled (King Mala) Comic story, ? pages

"By a glandular injection, Professor Hardwicke has increased an ordinary monkey to many times its original size."

Featuring

Feature
King Mala
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
John Delaney, scripter [signed]
Art
John Delaney, line art [signed]
Text
John Delaney, letterer
Show/hide 3. Where There's Smoke There's Fire (Pete) Comic story, 1 page

"Tch! Tch! This will have to stop!!!"

Featuring

Feature
Pete
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Frank Jessup, scripter [credited]
Art
Frank Jessup, line art [credited]
Text
Frank Jessup, letterer
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Dr Evil) Comic story, ? pages

"Tony Carroll had been Shanghied aboard a steamer, with several other men, by Dr Evil."

Featuring

Feature
Dr Evil
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Unk White, scripter [attributed]
Art
Unk White, line art [attributed]
Text
Unk White, letterer

Notes

Artist identity based on style and other signed episodes of Dr Evil.

Show/hide 5. The Rubber Dinghy (Lifesavers) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Lifesavers
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
Len Lawson, scripter [signed]
Art
Len Lawson, line art [signed]
Text
Len Lawson, letterer
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Bob Brady Adventurer Wanderer) Comic story, ? pages

"Bob Brady was, before he acquired the very strong desire to roam the world looking for adventure, a very wealthy aircraft designer and builder…"

Featuring

Feature
Bob Brady Adventurer Wanderer
Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
Len Lawson, scripter [signed]
Art
Len Lawson, line art [signed]
Text
Len Lawson, letterer
Show/hide 7. Flight-Lieutenant Ron Rankin D.F.C. (Aussies in Action) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aussies in Action
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
McCormack, scripter [signed]
Art
McCormack, line art [signed]
Text
McCormack, letterer
Show/hide 8. Flight-Lieut. Colin Parkinson (Aussies in Action) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Aussies in Action
Genre
Non-Fiction

Credits

Writing
McCormack, scripter [signed]
Art
McCormack, line art [signed]
Text
McCormack, letterer
Show/hide 9. Untitled (The Dark Stranger) Comic story, ? pages

"A girl masquerading as "The Dark Stranger" searches among the denizens of the underworld for the murderer of her brother."

Featuring

Feature
The Dark Stranger
Genre
Crime

Credits

Writing
Rhys Williams, scripter [signed as Williams]
Art
Rhys Williams, line art [signed as Williams]
Text
Rhys Williams, letterer
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Prendergast and Midshipman Breezy) Comic story, 1 page

"Snug at anchor in a northern port, the good ship "Longreach" (Captain. Prendergast) rides at rest after months of Jap hunting."

Featuring

Feature
Prendergast and Midshipman Breezy
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Lock, scripter [signed]
Art
Lock, line art [signed]
Text
Lock, letterer
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Mudrake the Magician) Comic story, ? pages

"Princess Narka of Pumonia has been kidnapped by "the Platypus" for her Jewels."

Featuring

Feature
Mudrake the Magician
Genre
Satire-Parody

Credits

Writing
Emile Mercier, scripter [signed]
Art
Emile Mercier, line art [signed]
Text
Emile Mercier, letterer
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Prendergast and Midshipman Breezy) Comic story, 1 page

"My wife is to launch a frigate to-morow Mr Breezy…"

Featuring

Feature
Prendergast and Midshipman Breezy
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Lock, scripter [signed]
Art
Lock, line art [signed]
Text
Lock, letterer
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Prendergast and Midshipman Breezy) Comic story, 1 page

"Gosh! Pills if only I could think of something to give Prendy for Xmas!"

Featuring

Feature
Prendergast and Midshipman Breezy
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Lock, scripter [signed]
Art
Lock, line art [signed]
Text
Lock, letterer

Notes

While this is the last issue, King Mala, the Dark Stranger and possibly Dr Evil are continuing stories.

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This issue includes help from

  • Jeff Battista

AusReprints ID

  • 66158

Entry created

  • 21/08/2011

Cover added

  • 22/04/2022

Last updated

  • 26/05/2022