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This Treasure Chest comic was originally sourced from The Catholic University of America Archives. I have cropped, cleaned up and enhanced it using some or all of the following: XnView for Windows (great freeware program), MS Paint and Office 2010. When the Archive pages are of poor quality, which averages about 3-4 pages a comic, I have replaced with pages from my collection, providing I have a copy that will not be damaged due to scanning.
Volume: #14, Issue: #9 [255]
Published: January 1, 1959, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Joseph G. Schaller (editor); Victor Keuping (art director); Carl Beacham (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) Hahti to the Rescue
Featuring: The Champ in the Circus
Credits: Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
Genre: Adventure Humor

Activity (1 page)
Featuring: Game Page
Synopsis: Three puzzles for you. An Arab wishes to ferry his hen, sack of grain, and pet fox over the river. His boat will only carry himself and one other. If he leaves the hen with the grain, she'll eat it; if he leaves the hen with the fox, the fox will eat the hen. How can the Arab deposit them all safely on the other side? The wind blew a hole 9 feet by 2 feet in a barn. The farmer has a piece of wood 6 feet by 3 feet to repair the hole. How can he cut the wood so that it will fit into the hole in the barn? On the picture shown, how can you cross out 8 lines, so that you reduce 9 squares to 2?
Characters: Abou Ben Boo Boo Farmer Hassenpfeffer

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: The Champ in the Circus
Synopsis: After Frumson's abduction, Hahti the elephant seems to have gone berserk and everyone is searching for him frantically to control the animal. Karl discovers Blackie and Gunboat stole the circus money. Hahti breaks free and is on the trail of Frumson, with the circus crew following in hot pursuit, when he finds Blackie and Gunboat in a tractor and overturns it. Just as the elephant is about to crush the criminals, Frumson somehow appears out of the river with a heavy weight around his neck.
Credits: Script: Capt. Frank T. Moss (credited) | Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: Frumson (The Champ) Wooters Karl Blackie Salter Gunboat Slade Hahti

Comic Story (5 pages) St. Casimir Patron of Lithuania
Featuring: Piercing the Iron Curtain
Synopsis: The story of St. Casimir of Lithuania. He was canonized by Pope Adrian VI in 1522.
Credits: Script: Catherine Beebe (credited) | Pencils: P. K. (signed) | Inks: P. K. (signed)
Genre: Biography Religious
Characters: St. Casimir Father Dlugosz King Casimir IV

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Chuck White and His Friends
Synopsis: During Winter vacation, the Ski Club from St.John's arrives at a resort, where a ski contest is about to start. Red Jones, a famous sports commentator, has taken Buddy Winkel under his wing and does all he can for the boy to win. Buddy runs 6 seconds over the course record and Red announces that nobody else will be able to beat him. When Dick sets a new course record during his run, Red goes on television to downplay it and claims that the electric timer was wrong. He goes out on a limb to claim that Buddy will win, or he'll eat his racoon cap.
Credits: Script: Frank Moss [as Max Pine] (credited) | Pencils: Fran Matera (signed) | Inks: Fran Matera (signed)
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Chuck White Dick Flagpole Boyd Red Jones Fritz Winkel Buddy Winkel

Comic Story (5 pages) The People Who Help Keep Them Flying
Featuring: What Can You Do?
Synopsis: Uncle Mike, an airline pilot, brings his two nephews to the airport to see other jobs in the airline industry, other than being a pilot. Mr. Saunders tells them about the duties of a dispatcher and gives them an idea of the salary a dispatcher makes. Mr. Saunders tells them about the duties and salary of a meteorologist.
Credits: Script: William C. Treon (credited)
Genre: Non-fiction Aviation
Characters: Uncle Mike Johnny Mr. Saunders Mr. Wagner

Cartoon (1 page)
Featuring: Joke Page
Credits: Pencils: Frank Huffman (signed) | Inks: Frank Huffman (signed) | Letters: Frank Huffman (signed)
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Terry Brennan's Do It Yourself
Synopsis: An in-depth look at defensive strategies, offensive strategies and ball handling for basketball players.
Credits: Script: Terry Brennan (credited) | Pencils: Fran Matera (signed) | Inks: Fran Matera (signed)
Genre: Sports
Characters: Coach Billy

Text Story (3 pages) Paul Went to Work
Credits: Script: Eric St. Clair (credited) | Letters: typeset
Characters: Paul Bunyon Babe The Blue Ox

Comic Story (1 page) Husky Sled
Featuring: Pierre
Synopsis: Pierre's team of huskies lead him through a hollow log.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Pierre

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Credits: Letters: typeset

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