(November 1936)

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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Comics Magazine Company, Inc.
Editing:
William Cook ?
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Full Color, Some Pages in Black & White; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched; Paper Cover; Monthly

Issue Notes

Funny PICTURE STORIES is published monthly by Comics Magazine Company, Inc., 420 DeSoto Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. Editorial Office, 12 West 42nd Street, New York, N. Y. Application for second class entry pending at post office, St. Louis, Mo., under the Act of March 3rd, 1879. Subscription price: One (1) year, 12 issues, in the United States and its Possessions, and Canada, $1.00. Single copies, 10 cents.

Order of stories, synopses and credits added from scan of credit page, actual contents and page lengths of stories need to be verified from actual copy.


Alias The Clock (Table of Contents)

The Clock / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
George Brenner
Inks:
George Brenner ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Clock
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Contents (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Short synopses and credits for each of the stories in the issue.

Alias The Clock (Table of Contents)

The Clock / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
George Brenner
Pencils:
George Brenner
Inks:
George Brenner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Clock (introduction ?)
Synopsis:
The Clock captures a night-watchman who was in on a jewel heist.
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Indexer Notes

The Clock also appears in Funny Pages V1 #6 which has the same cover date. The Clock's civilian name of Brian O'Brien is not given until the character's later run in Feature Funnies.

The Border War (Table of Contents)

Tom Campbell / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Moore [as E. McD. Moore, Jr.]
Pencils:
Ed Moore [as E. McD. Moore, Jr.]
Inks:
Ed Moore [as E. McD. Moore, Jr.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tom Campbell
Synopsis:
"Tom Campbell, Yank soldier of fortune, takes a fling along the banana border." (synopsis from table of contents).
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Red Dolan (Table of Contents)

Red Dolan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Campbell [as Joe Campbell, Jr.]
Pencils:
Joe Campbell [as Joe Campbell, Jr.]
Inks:
Joe Campbell [as Joe Campbell, Jr.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Red Dolan
Synopsis:
"Young Dolan knew his pal was not guilty - but he had to take a big chance to prove it." (synopsis from table of contents).

The Floating City (Table of Contents)

Dick Kent / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Pinajian (credited)
Pencils:
Arthur Pinajian (credited)
Inks:
Arthur Pinajian (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dick Kent
Synopsis:
"The whole world goes topsy-turvy and Dick Kent is trapped by wierd (sic) men above the clouds." (synopsis from the table of contents).
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Mountain Murder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe E. Buresch (credited)
Pencils:
Joe E. Buresch (credited)
Inks:
Joe E. Buresch (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jim Tyson
Synopsis:
"Blood-red feud haunted the hills of Tennessee and Jim Tyson trailed his enemy to showdown under the moon." (synopsis from table of contents).
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Shanghaied (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson]
Pencils:
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson]
Inks:
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rat Larson
Synopsis:
"A rough, tough and salty gent was Rat Larson, skipper of the Morgelon. But a smuggler meets a weasel. Keno!" (synopsis from table of contents)
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Wild Horse (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Buck Ringoe (credited)
Pencils:
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Inks:
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
"A short, short Western yarn of a range beauty and the puncher who threatened to brand him for keeps." (synopsis from table of contents)
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The Case of the Broken Skull (Table of Contents)

The Spinner / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bert Christman (credited)
Pencils:
Bert Christman (credited)
Inks:
Bert Christman (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Spinner (introduction)
Synopsis:
"The Spinner weaves an exciting mystery around romance in the hill cave regions. A real thriller." (synopsis from table of contents).
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The Sacred White Elephant (Table of Contents)

Brailey of the Tropics / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Victor Dowling (credited)
Pencils:
Victor Dowling (credited)
Inks:
Victor Dowling (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Joe Brailey
Synopsis:
"An animal man fights a plot for his life and a lovely girl in jungle wilds." (from introduction page).
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Alias The Clock
    The Clock
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Alias The Clock
    The Clock
  4. 3. The Border War
    Tom Campbell
  5. 4. Red Dolan
    Red Dolan
  6. 5. The Floating City
    Dick Kent
  7. 6. Mountain Murder
  8. 7. Shanghaied
  9. 8. Wild Horse
  10. 9. The Case of the Broken Skull
    The Spinner
  11. 10. The Sacred White Elephant
    Brailey of the Tropics
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