Smokey Stover - Comic Books and Reprints

Comic Books and Reprints

There were several Smokey Stover comic books published by Dell Comics Four Color. The first in this series, #7 (1942), displayed an unusual front cover of a full seven-panel sequence, a rarity in comic book covers. The next in the Dell series, #35 (1944), was followed by #64 (February 1945), #229 (May 1949), #730 (October 1956) and #827 (August 1957). In 1953-54, Holman produced two public services giveaway comic books on fire safety, both published by the National Fire Protection Association.

  • Smokey Stover: Firefighter of Foo (1937) Whitman Publishing
  • Smokey Stover and the Fire Chief of Foo (Penny Book, 1938) Whitman
  • Smokey Stover: The Foo Fighter (Big Little Book #1421, 1938) Whitman
  • Smokey Stover: The False Alarm Fireman (Better Little Book #1413, 1941) Whitman
  • Smokey Stover: The Foolish Foo Fighter (Better Little Book #1481, 1945) Whitman
  • Bill Holman's Smokey Stover: Book 1 (1985) Blackthorne Publishing (a trade paperback of black & white reprints with an introduction by Harvey Kurtzman)
  • Screwball Comics: The First Nemo Annual (1985) Fantagraphics (an anthology of vintage comics also featuring Rube Goldberg, Milt Gross and Dr. Seuss)
  • Smokey Stover and Spooky the Cat: The Collected Sundays (2012) Hermes Press ISBN 1-61345-011-7

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