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    The American Boy [v107 #3, March 1933] ed. Griffith Ogden Ellis (Sprague Publications; Detroit, MI, 20¢, 52pp, 10½" x 14", cover by Orson Lowell)
    (NB: This issue says “Publication Office” is in Chicago, “Administrative Office” is in Detroit) Details supplied by John Boston.
    • 3 · Jungle Haven · Albert L. Stillman · sl
    • 7 · Wings of Lucifer · Carl H. Claudy · ss
    • 11 · Afraid to Lose · Franklin M. Reck · ss; “Fancy diving is great sport, but to Nig Berry and Johnny Ladd, competitors for the national championship, it was a nerve-wracking battle.”
    • 14 · The Brethren [Part last of ?] · H. Rider Haggard · sl 1904
    • 18 · The Vagabond Trail · George F. Pierrot · ar; travelogue—about Japan.
    • 21 · High School America—a Challenge · Franklin M. Reck · ar; Here’s the Crawl Stroke That Made Japan Olympic Swimming Champion.
    • 22 · Enigma · John O’Donnell · pm
    • 22 · Friendly Talks with the Editor · [Misc.] · ed
    • 23 · Blizzard! [Douglas Renfrew] · Laurie York Erskine · ss
    • 26 · The Man Without a Name [Jim Tierney, detective] · John A. Moroso · ss; detective story.
    • 37 · Our Readers Write Us! · [Misc.] · lt
    • 38 · Visit Japan · [Misc.] · ms; announces essay contest, winners get trip to Japan.
    • 42 · Ride a Rocket Ship! · [Misc.] · ms; another essay contest, winners go to the World’s Fair.
    • 48 · Stamps in the Day’s News · Kent B. Stiles · cl; about legislation proposing commemorative stamps—there were nine separate bills for a General Kosciuszko stamp—and new stamp issues.
    • 51 · Funnybone Ticklers · [Misc.] · hu


    The American Boy [v108 #2, February 1934] ed. Griffith Ogden Ellis (Sprague Publications; Detroit, MI, 20¢, 44pp, 10½" x 14", cover by Edgar Franklin Wittmack)
    Details supplied by John Boston.
    • 3 · The Helmet of Pluto · Carl H. Claudy · ss
    • 7 · Hide-Rack Stands By [Hide-Rack the collie] · Glenn Balch · ss
    • 9 · The Golden Trap · James B. Hendryx · ss; chasing a fugitive in Canada.
    • 12 · Integrity · Barry Scobee · ss; looks like a Western detective story.
    • 14 · Balance!—An Interview with Bob Hess · Franklin M. Reck · iv; “Every Good Wrestler Has It”.
    • 15 · Marines’ Hymn; Lyrics by Air Corps · Frederic Nelson Litten · ss; appears to be an imperialist epic of the U.S. Marines in Haiti.
    • 18 · Death and I · W. D. Vermilyea · pm
    • 18 · Friendly Talks with the Editor · [Misc.] · ed
    • 19 · Tip-Off · Franklin M. Reck · ss; looks like a basketball detective story.
    • 22 · Larry Marsh, Packer · William Heyliger · sl; a romance of Capitalism; guy inherits a defunct sardine factory, decides to reopen it in the face of unscrupulous competition. One illustration is captioned: “The red hair began to bristle. ’Mr. Keene, I’ve come all the way from Maine to interest you in a sardine with a new flavor.’”
    • 27 · Those Bell-Ringing Fish! · H. W. Bush · ar; quarter-page squib about ice fishing, in which bells are part of the technology.
    • 28 · A Cheerful Word · Florence Scripps Kellogg · pm
    • 38 · In the Morning Mail · [Misc.] · lt; Conducted by Pluto the Office Pup.
    • 39 · Hail the Prize-Winners! · [Misc.] · ms
    • 39 · The American Boy Contest · [Misc.] · ms; write an essay on “The Thing I Wish I Could Do Well.”
    • 40 · Stamps in the Day’s News · Kent B. Stiles · cl
    • 43 · Funnybone Ticklers · [Misc.] · hu




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