(February 1936)

DC, 1936 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
More Fun Magazine, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson; William Cook (managing); Vincent Sullivan (assistant); John Mahon (business manager)
Color:
Partially in Color
Dimensions:
10" x 15"
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

MORE FUN
The National Comics Magazine

More Fun. Published monthly by More Fun Magazine, Inc. Office of publication, 420 DeSoto Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. Editorial office, 373 Fourth Avenue, New York, N. Y. Entered as second-class matter at the Post Office, St. Louis Missouri, under the act of March 3, 1879. Subscription rate: 12 issues in the United States and possessions, and Mexico, South America and Spain, $1.00; elsewhere $2.60. Single copies 10 cents (15 cents in Canada).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spike Spalding / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spike Spalding

[The Gavonian Affair: Part 8] (Table of Contents)

Sandra of the Secret Service / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks:
W. C. Brigham
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sandra; Count Taurus (villain); Lothar; Reynolds
Synopsis:
Count Taurus threatens Sandra's friends with death if she doesn't cooperate with his schemes.

[Goat On the Tracks] (Table of Contents)

Along the Main Line / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ed

[Prince of Patrainia] Part 6 (Table of Contents)

Spike Spalding / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spike Spalding; Pincus; Philip of Patrania
Synopsis:
Spike and Pincus are kidnapped and taken aboard an ocean liner.

In the Wake of the Wander [Part 6] (Table of Contents)

Captain Grim / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper [as Mac Fergus]
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Captain Grim
Synopsis:
The Captain finds himself trapped within a blazing blockhouse.

[A Cure for Laryngitis] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Fish / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Charlie Fish

[Rescuing the King: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Henri Duval / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel (Signed)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Henri Duval
Synopsis:
Henri Duval must protect the King from enemies disguised as musketeers.

[The Brook Trout Bit] (Table of Contents)

Little Linda / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Pencils:
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Inks:
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Linda; Bill; The Sheriff
Synopsis:
Linda talks the Sheriff out of jailing Bill for stealing hens.

[Episode 8] (Table of Contents)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Isaac of York; Front de Boeuf

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel

Wheels Go Round (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

black and red only

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Movies / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Matt Curzon
Pencils:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Inks:
Matt Curzon (signed)
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Stamps and Coins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fun Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[The Haunted House: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Slim Pickins / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Randall (signed)
Pencils:
Stan Randall (signed)
Inks:
Stan Randall
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Slim Pickens
Synopsis:
After the gorilla helps Slim get the better of two counterfeiters hiding in his dead aunt's home, he faces the problem of what to do with him.

[The Mysterious Island: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Skipper Hicks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Patterson
Pencils:
John Patterson (Signed)
Inks:
John Patterson
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Skipper Hicks; Soupladle; Spongenose; King Okey; King Dokey
Synopsis:
On Gillyfish Isle diamonds are so plentiful they have no value, but pop bottles are rare and precious.

[The Mountain Lion: Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Buckskin Jim / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buckskin Jim; Zeb
Synopsis:
Jim tries to cross a canyon by rope, but runs into a mountain lion.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Professor / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
E. F. Koscik
Pencils:
E. F. Koscik (signed)
Inks:
E. F. Koscik
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Professor; Schnooper; Schnatcher; Zoppp
Synopsis:
With Schnooper and Schnatcher in the hospital the Professor has to defend himself against would be kidnappers all alone.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Thor's Famous Flights / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Thor (signed)
Pencils:
Thor (signed)
Inks:
Thor
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[Fang Gow of China: Part 8] (Table of Contents)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Leo O'Mealia
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry O'Neil; Fang Gow (villain); Le Grand
Synopsis:
Barry and Le Grand are prisoners aboard Fang Gow's yacht.
Reprints:

[Damsel In Distress: Part 5] (Table of Contents)

Jack Woods / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
W. C. Brigham
Pencils:
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks:
W. C. Brigham
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jack Woods; Dolores; Panco Villa

A True Story of How a Great Mother Lode Was Discovered (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; historical

[Fishy the Gangster: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Rambler Jim / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Randall
Pencils:
Stan Randall
Inks:
Stan Randall
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Fishy Gill; Rambler Jim; Sheriff Smith; Old Scratch
Synopsis:
Jim catches a group of gangsters single handed.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

More Fun and Magic / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Books Books / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
book reviews

[The Mystery Plane: Part 4] (Table of Contents)

Bob Merritt / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Prospector Jake; Bob Merrit; Buzz; Shorty
Synopsis:
Cyrus Campbell is murdered and a gang member disguised as prospector jake tries to infiltrate Bob Merrit's group of aviators.

[The Black Magician] (Table of Contents)

Brad Hardy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
W. C. Brigham
Pencils:
W. C. Brigham [as Brig]
Inks:
W. C. Brigham
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Brad Hardy; Lorraine; Prince Kardos; Black Magician
Synopsis:
Hardy, Lorraine and Prince Kardos attempt to escape from the Black Magician.

Indexer Notes

continued

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Join the Treasure Hunt Contest / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Monthly Cartoon Lesson / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
John Patterson
Pencils:
John Patterson
Inks:
John Patterson
Letters:
?

The Happy Four Club (Table of Contents)

Junior Funsters / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rosemary Vole
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Junior Funsters

[In Ancient Egypt: Part 8] (Table of Contents)

Magic Crystal of History / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Wardel
Pencils:
Ray Wardel (signed)
Inks:
Ray Wardel
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Bobby; Binks
Synopsis:
Bobby and Binks are about to break through the lines of the enemy surrounding the city.

[Fight With the Sea Beast] (Table of Contents)

Don Drake on the Planet Saro / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch (signed)
Pencils:
Clem Gretter (signed)
Inks:
Clem Gretter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Don Drake; Krenon; Zetrurian priests; Betty
Synopsis:
Don Drake volunteers to engage the sea beast in mortal combat.

[Episode 4] (Table of Contents)

Treasure Island / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Dr. Livesey; Squire Trelawney; Jim Hawkins
Synopsis:
Captain Flint's treasure map is revealed

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson novel

[The Vampire Master: Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Occult / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Leger]
Pencils:
Joe Shuster [as Reuths]
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Doctor Occult; Lois Amster; Sander Amster; The Vampire Master
Synopsis:
The Vampire Master tries to hypnotise Lois into killing her husband

[The Bedouins: Part 8] (Table of Contents)

Wing Brady / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Kiefer
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Brady; Slim; Laurel Deane; Ibn Hajez; Ali Ben Said
Synopsis:
Ali Ben Said attacks the Caravan and kidnaps Laurel Deane

[Corby O'Glin] (Table of Contents)

Little People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Corby O'Glin (Intro)

Indexer Notes

only appearance

[Dewey and the Pirates: Part 5] (Table of Contents)

Midshipman Dewey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Jack Dewey
Synopsis:
Dewey discovers a mutiny in progress

[The Plumber] (Table of Contents)

Pelion and Ossa / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Stahl
Pencils:
Al Stahl (signed)
Inks:
Al Stahl
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pelion; Ossa

[Captain Kiddlaw: Part 8] (Table of Contents)

2023: Super Police / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch (signed)
Pencils:
Clem Gretter (signed)
Inks:
Clem Gretter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kiddlaw; Axel Yoke; Rex Cosmos; Joan Shanley; Professor Shanley
Synopsis:
Rex and Axel are left dangling over a cliff, while Kiddlaw kidnaps the Professor and Joan

Indexer Notes

continued

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

New Comics #2 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Spike Spalding
  2. 1. [The Gavonian Affair: Part 8]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  3. 2. [Goat On the Tracks]
    Along the Main Line
  4. 3. [Prince of Patrainia] Part 6
    Spike Spalding
  5. 4. In the Wake of the Wander [Part 6]
    Captain Grim
  6. 5. [A Cure for Laryngitis]
    Charlie Fish
  7. 6. [Rescuing the King: Part 3]
    Henri Duval
  8. 7. [The Brook Trout Bit]
    Little Linda
  9. 8. [Episode 8]
    Ivanhoe
  10. 9. Wheels Go Round
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Movies
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Page
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stamps and Coins
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Fun Mail
  15. 14. [The Haunted House: Part 4]
    Slim Pickins
  16. 15. [The Mysterious Island: Part 3]
    Skipper Hicks
  17. 16. [The Mountain Lion: Part 1]
    Buckskin Jim
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Professor
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Thor's Famous Flights
  20. 19. [Fang Gow of China: Part 8]
    Barry O'Neill
  21. 20. [Damsel In Distress: Part 5]
    Jack Woods
  22. 21. A True Story of How a Great Mother Lode Was Discovered
  23. 22. [Fishy the Gangster: Part 4]
    Rambler Jim
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    More Fun and Magic
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Books Books
  26. 25. [The Mystery Plane: Part 4]
    Bob Merritt
  27. 26. [The Black Magician]
    Brad Hardy
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Join the Treasure Hunt Contest
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Monthly Cartoon Lesson
  30. 29. The Happy Four Club
    Junior Funsters
  31. 30. [In Ancient Egypt: Part 8]
    Magic Crystal of History
  32. 31. [Fight With the Sea Beast]
    Don Drake on the Planet Saro
  33. 32. [Episode 4]
    Treasure Island
  34. 33. [The Vampire Master: Part 3]
    Doctor Occult
  35. 34. [The Bedouins: Part 8]
    Wing Brady
  36. 35. [Corby O'Glin]
    Little People
  37. 36. [Dewey and the Pirates: Part 5]
    Midshipman Dewey
  38. 37. [The Plumber]
    Pelion and Ossa
  39. 38. [Captain Kiddlaw: Part 8]
    2023: Super Police
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    New Comics #2
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes