([1945])

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
A Dell Book
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "The Gumps, No. 73." No code number. Copyright 1936, 1937 by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump

["Funny I haven't noticed any flies buzzing around here-"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump
Synopsis:
After reading a book about flies, Andy goes hunting for one with a flyswatter.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black, red, and white.

["Oh Min-Breakfast ready yet?"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump; Chester Gump; Julius (dog)
Synopsis:
Andy tries to get Chester's dog to bring him down from his bedroom for breakfast.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Let's ride along the shore, Papa"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Chester Gump
Synopsis:
Andy and Chester find a treasure chest on the beach, or so it seems.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Chester-the dog hasn't been out of the house all day..."] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Min Gump; Chester Gump; Julius (dog)
Synopsis:
Chester takes his dog for a walk, but has to keep dodging the dog catcher.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Gosh, today's Chester's birthday"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Chester Gump; Julius (dog)
Synopsis:
Andy gets Chester a dog for his birthday.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

Indexer Notes

Strips are printed out of order. The dog appears in earlier sequences in this issue.

["Say Chester- Have I ever told you what a remarkable mind..."] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump; Chester Gump
Synopsis:
Andy wants to play golf, but Min wants him to mow the yard.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.05.09

Indexer Notes

Date is on the strip.

["Well, that's that-Chester's new dog sure ought to be..."] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Julius (dog)
Synopsis:
Andy builds a doghouse for Chester's dog.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Say sonny, what's the matter?"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Chester Gump; Julius (dog)
Synopsis:
Chester takes on a bully.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["What are you going to do with that coat?"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump
Synopsis:
Andy tricks Min into mending his winter coat.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.11.29

["Boy! Such industry! Are you building something, Chester?"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump; Chester Gump; Julius (dog)
Synopsis:
Chester makes a mobile doghouse for Julius.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Oh boy! What a day-Makes a fellow feel like a million dollars"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Chester Gump
Synopsis:
Chester helps a reluctant little boy across the street.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["There you are-Julius-Get it"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump; Julius (dog)
Synopsis:
Andy teaches Julius how to fetch and Julius learns the lesson too well.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

[The Library] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Chester Gump
Synopsis:
Chester looks through shelves and shelves of books at the library before asking the librarian when they will be getting some new books.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

Indexer Notes

Almost a pantomime strip. Dialogue in last panel only.

["Mow your lawn for fifty cents, mister?"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Chester Gump; Min Gump
Synopsis:
Andy spends so much time showing a handyman how to mow the lawn that he ends up doing most of the job himself.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Oh Andy"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump
Synopsis:
Min wants Andy to take a package to the post office.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937.02.21

Indexer Notes

Date is on the strip.

["Dinner is ready, Andy-"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump
Synopsis:
Andy spends a lot of time rehearsing a speech, but the meeting gets canceled.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Now to sit down and enjoy my newspaper"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Chester Gump
Synopsis:
Andy looks for the sports section of the newspaper, only to find that Chester has made a kite out of it.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.11.01

["Where do you think you're going?"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump
Synopsis:
Andy decides he wants to sleep outdoors.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.07.19

["It's a swell day for a spin around the lake..."] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump
Synopsis:
Andy has trouble getting an outboard motor started on a boat.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.08.16

["Isn't this nice! Pillows and everything!"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump; Bim Gump
Synopsis:
Min gets a chair fitted up with pillows and an umbrella, but Andy borrows them to go fishing.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.07.12

["Darn that carpenter! I phoned him to come over here..."] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump; Bim Gump; Chester Gump
Synopsis:
Andy tries to repair a float at the lake.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.07.25

["Well, well-Look what's here- Forgot I brought it up..."] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump; Bim Gump; Tilda
Synopsis:
Nobody appreciates Andy's banjo playing.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.08.02

["What a day for a little fishing"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump
Synopsis:
Andy falls asleep while fishing and dreams he's a fish.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.08.23

["Ah! There you are, Chester!"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Chester Gump
Synopsis:
Chester catches a huge fish.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.09.06

["That looks like Chester out there, but what the deuce..."] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Chester Gump
Synopsis:
Andy has trouble when he tries out Chester's kayak.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.08.30

["Am I seeing things? Isn't that little Chester..."] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Chester Gump
Synopsis:
Chester does chores around the house before showing his father a note from the teacher.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.09.20

["Something has to be done about that chimney-"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump (cameo)
Synopsis:
Andy makes a treacherous trip to the top of his house's chimney, only to be wanted on the phone.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.10.04

["Ah! This is the life"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump
Synopsis:
Andy has to walk miles after he runs out of gas.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

["Hm- Chester forgot to put his skates away"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Chester Gump (cameo); Min Gump
Synopsis:
Andy borrows Chester's skates to do some roller skating.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.10.18

["Package for Mr. Gump"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump
Synopsis:
Min has a special place for the set of books Andy just received--the attic.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.10.11

["Let me see what you're hiding behind your back, Chester"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Chester Gump
Synopsis:
Andy tells Chester tall tales of how he excelled in the classroom when he was a boy.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1936.10.25

Indexer Notes

Date is on the strip in last panel.

["Har-Har!! Did I hear you right?"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump; Min Gump; Tilda
Synopsis:
The Gumps' maid Tilda takes beauty treatments.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) daily newspaper strips from 1936

Indexer Notes

Eight consecutive daily strips.

["I'll surprise Min with a few posies"] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump
Synopsis:
Andy gets in trouble when he drops some flowers in the park.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black, red, and white.

[The Fountain Pen] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gus Edson
Pencils:
Gus Edson
Inks:
Gus Edson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy Gump
Synopsis:
A salesman in a store window tries to sell Andy a fountain pen.
Reprints:
  • from The Gumps (Tribune-News Syndicate) Sunday newspaper strip from 1937

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Almost a pantomime strip, the only dialogue is in the last panel.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Gumps
  2. 1. ["Funny I haven't noticed any flies buzzing around here-"]
    The Gumps
  3. 2. ["Oh Min-Breakfast ready yet?"]
    The Gumps
  4. 3. ["Let's ride along the shore, Papa"]
    The Gumps
  5. 4. ["Chester-the dog hasn't been out of the house all day..."]
    The Gumps
  6. 5. ["Gosh, today's Chester's birthday"]
    The Gumps
  7. 6. ["Say Chester- Have I ever told you what a remarkable mind..."]
    The Gumps
  8. 7. ["Well, that's that-Chester's new dog sure ought to be..."]
    The Gumps
  9. 8. ["Say sonny, what's the matter?"]
    The Gumps
  10. 9. ["What are you going to do with that coat?"]
    The Gumps
  11. 10. ["Boy! Such industry! Are you building something, Chester?"]
    The Gumps
  12. 11. ["Oh boy! What a day-Makes a fellow feel like a million dollars"]
    The Gumps
  13. 12. ["There you are-Julius-Get it"]
    The Gumps
  14. 13. [The Library]
    The Gumps
  15. 14. ["Mow your lawn for fifty cents, mister?"]
    The Gumps
  16. 15. ["Oh Andy"]
    The Gumps
  17. 16. ["Dinner is ready, Andy-"]
    The Gumps
  18. 17. ["Now to sit down and enjoy my newspaper"]
    The Gumps
  19. 18. ["Where do you think you're going?"]
    The Gumps
  20. 19. ["It's a swell day for a spin around the lake..."]
    The Gumps
  21. 20. ["Isn't this nice! Pillows and everything!"]
    The Gumps
  22. 21. ["Darn that carpenter! I phoned him to come over here..."]
    The Gumps
  23. 22. ["Well, well-Look what's here- Forgot I brought it up..."]
    The Gumps
  24. 23. ["What a day for a little fishing"]
    The Gumps
  25. 24. ["Ah! There you are, Chester!"]
    The Gumps
  26. 25. ["That looks like Chester out there, but what the deuce..."]
    The Gumps
  27. 26. ["Am I seeing things? Isn't that little Chester..."]
    The Gumps
  28. 27. ["Something has to be done about that chimney-"]
    The Gumps
  29. 28. ["Ah! This is the life"]
    The Gumps
  30. 29. ["Hm- Chester forgot to put his skates away"]
    The Gumps
  31. 30. ["Package for Mr. Gump"]
    The Gumps
  32. 31. ["Let me see what you're hiding behind your back, Chester"]
    The Gumps
  33. 32. ["Har-Har!! Did I hear you right?"]
    The Gumps
  34. 33. ["I'll surprise Min with a few posies"]
    The Gumps
  35. 34. [The Fountain Pen]
    The Gumps
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