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(May 1937)

Dell, 1937 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
M. C. Gaines; Sheldon Mayer (assistant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

(c) Stephen Schlesinger, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wash Tubbs / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Easy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Soldiers of Fortune / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stookie Allen
Pencils:
Stookie Allen
Inks:
Stookie Allen
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Missing!"] (Table of Contents)

Alley Oop and Dinny / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
V .T. Hamlin
Pencils:
V. T. Hamlin
Inks:
V. T. Hamilin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Synopsis:
The King is missing.
Reprints:
  • from syndicated strip Alley Oop (NEA)

Cowboy Comics (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. R. Williams
Pencils:
J. R. Williams
Inks:
J. R. Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from the syndicated panel, Out Our Way (NEA)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

In the Name of the Law / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
William Engle
Pencils:
Henry Vallely
Inks:
Henry Vallely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Characters:
"Legs" Diamond
Reprints:
  • from Big Little Book #1155.Altered.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sombrero Pete / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Morton H. Cowen
Pencils:
Morton H. Cowen
Inks:
Morton H. Cowen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children; western-frontier
Synopsis:
captured by outlaws
Reprints:
  • from Big Little Book 1136, altered and re-lettered.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Adventure Stamps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Go on Jose, carve him a little!"] (Table of Contents)

The Lone Marshall / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Arbo ?
Inks:
Hal Arbo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

"The Comics" Crossword Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
prizes offered for crossword puzzles

["Count Arnheim, Doctor Doom will be in our power shortly"] (Table of Contents)

International Spy Featuring Doctor Doom / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Conrad Vane
Pencils:
Jim Gary ?
Inks:
Jim Gary ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Doctor Doom

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Champions of the King / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

["You're too late, Punk!"] (Table of Contents)

G-Man Jim / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Hal Arbo ?
Inks:
Hal Arbo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Cowboy Comics (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. R. Williams
Pencils:
J. R. Williams
Inks:
J. R. Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from syndicated comic strip, OUT OUR WAY (NEA)

On the Bandit Trail (Table of Contents)

Arizona Kid / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Peter K. Maple
Pencils:
Hal Arbo
Inks:
Hal Arbo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Arizona Kid
Reprints:
  • from Big Little Book 1192, altered and re-lettered.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hero's Hall of Fame / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stookie Allen
Pencils:
Stookie Allen
Inks:
Stookie Allen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Yuh got the drop on me" Tom admits, "But what's it all about?"] (Table of Contents)

Tom Mix / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tom Mix

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Magic / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

text with illustrations

Cowboy Comics (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
J. R. Williams
Pencils:
J. R. Williams
Inks:
J. R. Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from syndicated comic strip OUT OUR WAY (NEA)

Big Prizes and Cash Profits! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Crowell Publishing / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Storm coming up!"] (Table of Contents)

Flying the Sky Clipper / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dougal Lee
Pencils:
Dougal Lee
Inks:
Dougal Lee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Reprints:
  • from Big Little Book 1108 altered and re-lettered

The Covered Wago (Table of Contents)

Prairie Bill / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
G. P. Alkire
Pencils:
Hal Arbo
Inks:
Hal Arbo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from Big Little Book 758 altered and re-lettered

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wash Tubbs / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Crane
Pencils:
Roy Crane
Inks:
Roy Crane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wash Tubbs; Lulu Belle
Reprints:
  • from syndicated comic strip WASH TUBBS (NEA)

How to Make the LD-2 Secondary Glider (Table of Contents)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
"Dusty" Dowst
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

1 page instructions, 1 page cut-outs

["Never mind, Erik, we still have old Van Zelm's map of the gold mine!"] (Table of Contents)

Erik Noble and the Forty Niners / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Lloyd E. Smith
Pencils:
B. McNaughton
Inks:
B. McNaughton
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from BLB 722, altered and re-lettered.

["I hope I'm not recognized in this peasant costume"] (Table of Contents)

Myra North "Special Nurse" / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?; Ray Thompson
Pencils:
?; Charles Coll
Inks:
?; Charles Coll
Colors:
?; Charles Coll
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • pages 2-4 from syndicated comic strip MYRA NORTH SPECIAL NURSE (NEA)

Indexer Notes

1st page is a synopsis of previous story with new art.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Let Your Imagination Run Away With You / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
W .C. Brigham
Pencils:
W. C .Brigham
Inks:
W. C. Brigham
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

reader contributions by Harry Wood (Bronx), Barbara Hoey (Florida)

["One side! After kidnapers!"] (Table of Contents)

Tom Beatty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tom Hickey
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Tom Beatty

S.O.S. Coast Guard (Table of Contents)

Coast Guard / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
William Engle
Pencils:
Henry Vallely
Inks:
Henry Vallely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
military
Reprints:
  • from Big Little Book 1191 altered and re-lettered

["Musta slugged me.. an rode off "] (Table of Contents)

The Shooting Sherrif / comic story / 3.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Leon Morgan
Pencils:
Hal Arbo ?
Inks:
Hal Arbo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from Big Little Book 1195 altered and re-lettered.

Don't Forget the Next Issue of The Comics (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Look at the Crowd (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Funnies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Johnson, Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wash Tubbs
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Soldiers of Fortune
  3. 2. ["Missing!"]
    Alley Oop and Dinny
  4. 3. Cowboy Comics
    Out Our Way
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    In the Name of the Law
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Sombrero Pete
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Adventure Stamps
  8. 7. ["Go on Jose, carve him a little!"]
    The Lone Marshall
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    "The Comics" Crossword Puzzle Page
  10. 9. ["Count Arnheim, Doctor Doom will be in our power shortly"]
    International Spy Featuring Doctor Doom
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Champions of the King
  12. 11. ["You're too late, Punk!"]
    G-Man Jim
  13. 12. Cowboy Comics
    Out Our Way
  14. 13. On the Bandit Trail
    Arizona Kid
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Hero's Hall of Fame
  16. 15. ["Yuh got the drop on me" Tom admits, "But what's it all about?"]
    Tom Mix
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Magic
  18. 17. Cowboy Comics
    Out Our Way
  19. 18. Big Prizes and Cash Profits!
    Crowell Publishing
  20. 19. ["Storm coming up!"]
    Flying the Sky Clipper
  21. 20. The Covered Wago
    Prairie Bill
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Wash Tubbs
  23. 22. How to Make the LD-2 Secondary Glider
  24. 23. ["Never mind, Erik, we still have old Van Zelm's map of the gold mine!"]
    Erik Noble and the Forty Niners
  25. 24. ["I hope I'm not recognized in this peasant costume"]
    Myra North "Special Nurse"
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Let Your Imagination Run Away With You
  27. 26. ["One side! After kidnapers!"]
    Tom Beatty
  28. 27. S.O.S. Coast Guard
    Coast Guard
  29. 28. ["Musta slugged me.. an rode off "]
    The Shooting Sherrif
  30. 29. Don't Forget the Next Issue of The Comics
    The Comics
  31. 30. Look at the Crowd
    The Funnies
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Johnson, Smith & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steven Rowe
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Steven Rowe