OUR GANG as drawn by Walt Kelly. This story was originally published during the second World War and contains a reference to scrap metal being used to build tanks for the war effort.
"The Gas House" was a tough neighborhood in New York. After the end of the "Our Gang" series, Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer and Tommy "Butch" Bond appeared in some "Gas House Kids" films.
OUR GANG comic books:
William Thomas ( "Buckwheat" ):