It started in October 1934 and ran for 151 issues. It's last issue was December 15, 1941 just before Ted committed suicide. Originally put out on a monthly basis, it became a weekly publication in October of 1939.
For a short period during the lifetime of the Jinx, Ted Annemann went through what was apparently a "hidden message" phase.
In issues #10, 11, 13, and 14 (and probably many others) hidden messages could be found by looking at, usually in reverse order, the first letters of each paragraph, which were printed in larger, heavier type.