(June 1938)

Dell, 1937 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Pop! Have you seen my arrow?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pop

["You got 'im Ted!"] (Table of Contents)

Ted Strong / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno (credited)
Inks:
Al Carreno (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ted Strong; Dud; Gus; Jack Baldwin; Mr. Dorgan (villain); Zorrillo Pete (villain)
Reprints:
  • from Ted Strong Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1935

Sam Uses His Head on the Links (Table of Contents)

Salesman Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
C. D. Small
Pencils:
C. D. Small
Inks:
C. D. Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Sam Howdy; E. Duzzem
Reprints:
  • from Salesman Sam daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1936.05.16
Keywords:
golf

["Whata horse!"] (Table of Contents)

Pecos Bill / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tex O'Reilly (credited)
Pencils:
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (credited)
Inks:
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Pecos Bill; Chief Mayhem
Reprints:
  • from Pecos Bill daily (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1937

["Did you sell that basket of apples you took to market?"] (Table of Contents)

The Nut Bros. Ches and Wal / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ches Nut; Wal Nut
Reprints:
  • from The Nut Bros. Ches and Wal daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1937

["No, Jimmy, I can't play with you now!"] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Jams / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jimmy Jams

Food for Thought; Triggernometry; Heroes are Made Not Born; The Wise Man of the West (Table of Contents)

Cowboy Comics / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Pencils:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from Cowboy Comics daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1937

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons.

["We're readin' a swell book on animal life!"] (Table of Contents)

My Big Brudder / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Engli (credited)
Pencils:
Frank Engli (credited)
Inks:
Frank Engli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sammy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Page for Little Artists / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Letters:
?

["All England was aroused by the exploits of the daring Yankee"] (Table of Contents)

Decks A'wash / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Augustus Robinson [as Augustus J. Robinson] (credited)
Pencils:
Augustus Robinson [as Augustus J. Robinson] (credited)
Inks:
Augustus Robinson [as Augustus J. Robinson] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
history; military
Characters:
John Paul Jones
Reprints:
  • from Decks A'wash newspaper strip (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1935.12.21

The Mariner's Compass (Table of Contents)

Sailors' Knots and Seaman's Ways / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Augustus Robinson [as Robinson] (signed)
Pencils:
Augustus Robinson [as Robinson] (signed)
Inks:
Augustus Robinson [as Robinson] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Alright, ye buckos, shake an' fergit it"] (Table of Contents)

Bill and Davey / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
James McCague [as James P. McCague] (credited)
Inks:
James McCague [as James P. McCague] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bill Bilson; Davey; Captain Lash; Pedro; Miss Trew
Keywords:
The Lady May

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cops n' Robbers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fallon (signed)
Pencils:
Fallon (signed)
Inks:
Fallon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Six single panel cartoons.

["So far the Earth has lived"] (Table of Contents)

Did You Know? / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Archibald (signed)
Inks:
Joe Archiblad (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["An hour after the explosion of the gas bomb"] (Table of Contents)

Rod Rian of the Sky Police / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Inks:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rod Rian; Karin; Taro; Unicor warriors
Reprints:
  • from Rod Rian of the Sky Police newspaper strip (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1935

["Well, old woman, what brings you here?"] (Table of Contents)

Gordon Fife and the Boy King / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Moore (credited)
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer (credited)
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Baltos [Count Baltha]; Magda; Nicky [Nicholas]; Rognal
Reprints:
  • from Gordon Fife and the Boy King newspaper strip (Watkins Syndicate) ?

25 Big Prizes for the Best Letters (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from Duward T., Edwin W., Florence A. and Henry G.

50 Pairs Rollfast Roller Skates Free! (Table of Contents)

The Comics Contest / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

$25.00 in Prizes for Crossword Puzzle Fans! (Table of Contents)

The Comics Contest / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

["Golly, I'd give my right foot"] (Table of Contents)

Salesman Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
C. D. Small
Pencils:
C. D. Small
Inks:
C. D. Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam Howdy
Reprints:
  • from Salesman Sam newspaper strip (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen (Table of Contents)

Tex Ritter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Fallon (credited)
Inks:
Norman Fallon (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tex Martin; Nancy; Stubby; Dan Farley (villain); Norton (villain)

["Look, Meg, there's another village"] (Table of Contents)

The Enchanted Stone of Time / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Adolphe Barreaux (credited)
Pencils:
Adolphe Barreaux (credited)
Inks:
Adolphe Barreaux (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Meg; Mickey; Bolu (a brontosaurus); Sun

A Wooden Chain (Table of Contents)

Penknife Oddities / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Willie Whittle (credited)
Pencils:
Willie Whittle (credited)
Inks:
Willie Whittle (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Jimmy! Leave that bee hive alone!"] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Jams / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jimmy Jams

Flight Through Fire (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Sperry [as H. T. Sperry] (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Bill Day; Pat Hilton

["I lost the other one"] (Table of Contents)

Stop Look Laff / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fallon (signed)
Pencils:
Fallon (signed)
Inks:
Fallon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Six single panel cartoons.

Aztec Lore (Table of Contents)

Cowboy and Indian Lore / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

["While trussing up Cap'n Cloud and his crew"] (Table of Contents)

Cap'n Cloud / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Weinstein (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Weinstein (signed)
Inks:
Robert Weinstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cap'n Cloud; Charlie; Mac; Spike
Reprints:
  • from Cap'n Cloud Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1935

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comic Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Letters:
?

["Let me see you do that again!"] (Table of Contents)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancy the Cop

["Pardon me, Mister"] (Table of Contents)

Deadwood Gulch / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Boody Rogers ?
Pencils:
Boody Rogers [as Charles McGraw] (credited)
Inks:
Boody Rogers [as Charles McGraw] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Carson; Ike; Jack; Peg; Slim

Indexer Notes

According to Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books, Charles McGraw was a pen name for Boody Rogers.

["Well, well! A full house!"] (Table of Contents)

Salesman Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam Howdy; Jake
Reprints:
  • from Salesman Sam daily (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

["Do you believe in signs?"] (Table of Contents)

The Comics Stamp Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Montgomery Mulford (director)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["Hey! What's this?"] (Table of Contents)

Man-Hunt, a True F.B.I. Story / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Ivan Whiteford; John J. O'Connell; Angel Face Geary (villain); John Oley (villain); Manny Strewl (villain); Red Crowley (villain)

R.P. "Bob" Dorman (Table of Contents)

Headliners / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Inks:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bob Dorman [R.P. Dorman]

Rustlin' Breakfast; Magnificence; Heroes are Made-Not Born (Table of Contents)

Cowboy Comics / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Pencils:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks:
J. R. Williams (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from Cowboy Comics daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1937

Ivan Lebedeff (Table of Contents)

Thrill-Hunters / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Inks:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ivan Lebedeff

Batting (Table of Contents)

Be a Big Leaguer / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Keywords:
baseball

Read Popular Comics, the Funnies and the Comics for Real Fun (Table of Contents)

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

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

["Say, this pear isn't fit for a pig to eat!"] (Table of Contents)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancy the Cop

$25.00 in Prizes! (Table of Contents)

The Comics Contest / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Look All These Fireworks (Table of Contents)

Spencer Fireworks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Pop! Have you seen my arrow?"]
  2. 1. ["You got 'im Ted!"]
    Ted Strong
  3. 2. Sam Uses His Head on the Links
    Salesman Sam
  4. 3. ["Whata horse!"]
    Pecos Bill
  5. 4. ["Did you sell that basket of apples you took to market?"]
    The Nut Bros. Ches and Wal
  6. 5. ["No, Jimmy, I can't play with you now!"]
    Jimmy Jams
  7. 6. Food for Thought; Triggernometry; Heroes are Made Not Born; The Wise Man of the West
    Cowboy Comics
  8. 7. ["We're readin' a swell book on animal life!"]
    My Big Brudder
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    A Page for Little Artists
  10. 9. ["All England was aroused by the exploits of the daring Yankee"]
    Decks A'wash
  11. 10. The Mariner's Compass
    Sailors' Knots and Seaman's Ways
  12. 11. ["Alright, ye buckos, shake an' fergit it"]
    Bill and Davey
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Cops n' Robbers
  14. 13. ["So far the Earth has lived"]
    Did You Know?
  15. 14. ["An hour after the explosion of the gas bomb"]
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  16. 15. ["Well, old woman, what brings you here?"]
    Gordon Fife and the Boy King
  17. 16. 25 Big Prizes for the Best Letters
  18. 17. 50 Pairs Rollfast Roller Skates Free!
    The Comics Contest
  19. 18. $25.00 in Prizes for Crossword Puzzle Fans!
    The Comics Contest
  20. 19. ["Golly, I'd give my right foot"]
    Salesman Sam
  21. 20. The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen
    Tex Ritter
  22. 21. ["Look, Meg, there's another village"]
    The Enchanted Stone of Time
  23. 22. A Wooden Chain
    Penknife Oddities
  24. 23. ["Jimmy! Leave that bee hive alone!"]
    Jimmy Jams
  25. 24. Flight Through Fire
  26. 25. ["I lost the other one"]
    Stop Look Laff
  27. 26. Aztec Lore
    Cowboy and Indian Lore
  28. 27. ["While trussing up Cap'n Cloud and his crew"]
    Cap'n Cloud
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Comic Puzzles
  30. 29. ["Let me see you do that again!"]
    Clancy the Cop
  31. 30. ["Pardon me, Mister"]
    Deadwood Gulch
  32. 31. ["Well, well! A full house!"]
    Salesman Sam
  33. 32. ["Do you believe in signs?"]
    The Comics Stamp Club
  34. 33. ["Hey! What's this?"]
    Man-Hunt, a True F.B.I. Story
  35. 34. R.P. "Bob" Dorman
    Headliners
  36. 35. Rustlin' Breakfast; Magnificence; Heroes are Made-Not Born
    Cowboy Comics
  37. 36. Ivan Lebedeff
    Thrill-Hunters
  38. 37. Batting
    Be a Big Leaguer
  39. 38. Read Popular Comics, the Funnies and the Comics for Real Fun
    Dell
  40. 39. ["Say, this pear isn't fit for a pig to eat!"]
    Clancy the Cop
  41. 40. $25.00 in Prizes!
    The Comics Contest
  42. 41. Look All These Fireworks
    Spencer Fireworks
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Steven Rowe