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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: #15 [261]
Published: March 26,1959, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 36, Editing: Joseph G. Schaller (editor); Victor Keuping (art director); Carl Beachum (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) Till Tells the King
Featuring: Once Upon a Time…

Activity (1 page) Speedboat Race
Synopsis: As many as 5 can play this speedboat race game. Use buttons or coins as markers. Hold a pencil in your hand. Close your eyes. Move your hand in a circular motion and jab the pencil at the panel below, which has numbers from 1 through 5. This will determine the number of spaces your boat will travel in the race. If you miss, all we can say is "sorry."

Text Story (3 pages) Till Fooled the King
Featuring: Once Upon a Time…
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (6 pages) Part V Into New Peril!
Featuring: Kidnapped by a Space Ship!
Synopsis: The group needs to find metal to repair their spaceship, but metal is unknown on the planet and synthetic material just won't work. Tom and Cufocr take an air-car to search the planet's cities for metal with no luck. Cufocr tells them of a story told to him by his grandfather. The regions beyond the seas were destroyed by a great flood that buried all but the tops of the highest mountains. They land and hear weird howling. In the morning, they explore and find a dead animal that was killed by a spear made of metal. Suddenly, a hail of spears rains down on them, all made of metal.
Genre: Adventure Science Fiction
Characters: Colonel Martin Jean Martin Tom Pratt Dr. Ney Cufocr Gecher

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Terry Brennan's Do It Yourself!
Synopsis: Terry Brennan tells Billy everything he ever wanted to know about pole vaulting, the high jump, the broad jump, the discus and the shot put.
Credits: Script: Terry Brennan (credited) | Pencils: Frank Matera | Inks: Frank Matera
Genre: Sports
Characters: Terry Brennan Billy

Illustration (2 pages) Down Under
Synopsis: A tableau featuring 10 illustrations of different types of fish that live in different depths of the oceans, with interesting facts about each fish below each illustration.
Genre: Animal Nature

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Chuck White and His Friends
Synopsis: Eddy Gunther and his friend Sonny have been injured in the blast of a homemade rocket. The explosion tore the door off the garage and blew the windows out. Eddy needs a blood transfusion and Chuck happens to be the same blood type. To show his appreciation, Chuck asks Slim to tell Flagpole that quitting school would be a terrible thing. Slim tells Flagpole how he was going to be an engineer when younger, but joined Red's basketball team, because the money looked good at the time. Now, he's a broken down talent scout with no future. Chuck tries to find the person selling explosives to kids.
Credits: Script: Frank Moss [as Max Pine] (credited) | Pencils: Frank Borth (signed) | Inks: Frank Borth (signed)
Genre: Drama
Characters: Chuck White Eddy Gunther Sonny Slim Gunther Red Jones Stuart (Flagpole) Boyd Father Carroll Doctor Brown

Comic Story (5 pages) Carpenter
Featuring: What Can You Do?
Synopsis: Tom and his father speak with Mr. Johnson, to find out what it's like to be a carpenter. He tells them about an apprenticeship program of 4 years for boys 17 or older, with a high school diploma or equivalent, where you learn design, drafting, and blueprint reading. Some carpenters specialize in laying hardwood floors, installing soundproofing on ceilings and walls, and constructing stairways. Some open their own shop. After an apprentice, you become a journeyman carpenter. Mr. Johnson also speaks of the carpenter's union.
Credits: Script: William C. Treon (credited)
Genre: Non-fiction
Characters: Tom West Mr. West Mr. Johnson

Comic Story (4 pages) St. Quirinus Patron of Yugoslavia
Featuring: Piercing the Iron Curtain
Synopsis: Early in the third century, Caligula had ordered the torture and murder of all Christians who refused to renounce Christ and worship Roman gods. His order had gone forth to all the conquered provinces that were now ruled by the Roman Emperor. Quirinus was a Bishop and did not like running from the Romans whenever they came around looking for Christians, so he stood up to them and was arrested. He was offered life, if he worshipped Roman gods, or death. He chose death. They tied a stone around his neck and threw him in the river. In the early 5th century, his relics were taken to Rome.
Credits: Script: Catherine Beebe (credited) | Pencils: Paul Karch [as P. K.] (signed) | Inks: Paul Karch [as P. K.] (signed)
Genre: Religious
Characters: St. Quirinus Governor Amantius

Cartoon (1 page) The Long Goodbye
Featuring: Pierre
Genre: Humor

Illustration (1 page) Feast of the Annunciation March 25
Credits: Pencils: Wilbur G. Adam (signed) | Inks: Wilbur G. Adam (signed)
Genre: Religious

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