(February 1939)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Maxwell Gaines; Sheldon Mayer (assistant)
Color:
Full Color & Some Black & White
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Last MC Gaines issue. A number of features move to DC Comics' All-American Comics at this point.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

[Photos While U Wait] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Black and Red. Newspaper reprints. Famous Features Syndicate. 1-23-1938. Next appearance in All-American Comics #1 (DC, 1939)

[The Royal Moovian Circus] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by NEA Service

[Captain Colorful] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in DC's All-American Comics #1

["All right, we'll say I'm a editor"] (Table of Contents)

The Worry Wart / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

4 panel cartoons. Copyright 1938 by NEA Service. Dated 2-12, 3-6 and 2-14. 1st cartoon undated.

["Look Uncle Amos! This spider's got a fly in his web!"] (Table of Contents)

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Ahern
Pencils:
Gene Ahern
Inks:
Gene Ahern
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

NEA Syndicate

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

[On the Movie Lot] (Table of Contents)

Four Aces / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

United Features Syndicate. Topper to Tailspin Tommy.

["Fer gosh sakes Sam, git on th' job, will ya"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1935 NEA Service

["Your honor, this man said you were a fathead"] (Table of Contents)

Hold Everything / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clyde Lewis
Pencils:
Clyde Lewis
Inks:
Clyde Lewis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1934 by NEA Service

["Gosh I'm glad she didn't see 'em yet"] (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

NEA Services

["Strong, healthy and clean cut young man wanted"] (Table of Contents)

The Comic Zoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Scarbo
Pencils:
George Scarbo
Inks:
George Scarbo
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1937 NEA Services

["I don't see nothin' strange 'cause I'm not out brandin' beef!"] (Table of Contents)

Bronc Peeler / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Harmon
Pencils:
Fred Harmon
Inks:
Fred Harmon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bronc Peeler; Cowboy Pete

Indexer Notes

John F. Dille Co.

["Robert Mallory"] (Table of Contents)

Stranger Than Fiction / cartoon / pages (report information)

Script:
Richard W. Thomas
Pencils:
Walter Galli
Inks:
Walter Galli
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

1-7-37 Watkins Syndicate

["You can leave your big grips"] (Table of Contents)

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Ahern
Pencils:
Gene Ahern
Inks:
Gene Ahern
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Major Hoople

Indexer Notes

NEA Service

["What bitter irony!"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Easy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1934 by NEA Service

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Pencils:
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Inks:
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal

["Today is Pinhead's birthday"] (Table of Contents)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gene Byrnes
Pencils:
Gene Byrnes
Inks:
Gene Byrnes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1938 by Gene Byrnes

What They Saw! (Table of Contents)

Ben Webster / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jay Jerome Williams [as Edwin Alger]
Pencils:
Russel Cole ?
Inks:
Russel Cole ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in All-American Comics #1 (DC, 1939 series)

["Tip and his companions listen while the Wogglebug finishes his life story"] (Table of Contents)

The Wonderland of Oz / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Sprouse (adaptation); L. Frank Baum (original story)
Pencils:
Walt Spouse (signed)
Inks:
Walt Spouse (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Jack Pumpkinhead; Sawhorse; Wogglebug

Indexer Notes

adapted from The Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Pencils:
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Inks:
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by Bud Fisher

["Gee! It was swell"] (Table of Contents)

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Ahern
Pencils:
Gene Ahern
Inks:
Gene Ahern
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Major Hoople

Indexer Notes

NEA Service

["The name George means "peasant"] (Table of Contents)

Stranger Than Fiction / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard W. Thomas
Pencils:
Walter Galli
Inks:
Walter Galli
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

1-8-37 Watkins Syndicate

Al Brady (Table of Contents)

The Crime Busters / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

original material

["My stars! Buried Treasure!!"] (Table of Contents)

The Comic Zoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Scarbo
Pencils:
George Scarbo
Inks:
George Scarbo
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

NEW Syndicate. Topper strip to Out Our Way.

["With this paddin in my shoulders and th' walnuts in my cheeks I look like I'm old enough to drive"] (Table of Contents)

Out Our Way / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Willis Willet

Indexer Notes

NEA services Inc 1934

"How's business Sally Lou?" (Table of Contents)

Hold Everything / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Clyde Lewis
Pencils:
Clyde Lewis
Inks:
Clyde Lewis
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor

"Huh! A comic valentine!" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

NEA Service

Trouble In Tahiti (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

"M'gosh Duzz! I fergot to put the grating down last night." (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

NEA Service

"Football! By Jove" (Table of Contents)

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Gene Ahern
Pencils:
Gene Ahern
Inks:
Gene Ahern
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

"Smokin' hah?" (Table of Contents)

The Worry Wart / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Song of the Buckaroo (Table of Contents)

Tex Ritter as Texas Dan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Rathmell
Pencils:
Frank Frollo ?
Inks:
Frank Frollo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Original Material.

"Yep Sammy the wife has gone away to visit her mother" (Table of Contents)

Salesman Sam / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

NEA Services 1935

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Photos While U Wait]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  3. 2. [The Royal Moovian Circus]
    Alley Oop
  4. 3. [Captain Colorful]
    Scribbly
  5. 4. ["All right, we'll say I'm a editor"]
    The Worry Wart
  6. 5. ["Look Uncle Amos! This spider's got a fly in his web!"]
    Our Boarding House
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  9. 8. [On the Movie Lot]
    Four Aces
  10. 9. ["Fer gosh sakes Sam, git on th' job, will ya"]
    Salesman Sam
  11. 10. ["Your honor, this man said you were a fathead"]
    Hold Everything
  12. 11. ["Gosh I'm glad she didn't see 'em yet"]
    Out Our Way
  13. 12. ["Strong, healthy and clean cut young man wanted"]
    The Comic Zoo
  14. 13. ["I don't see nothin' strange 'cause I'm not out brandin' beef!"]
    Bronc Peeler
  15. 14. ["Robert Mallory"]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  16. 15. ["You can leave your big grips"]
    Our Boarding House
  17. 16. ["What bitter irony!"]
    Captain Easy
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Cicero's Cat
  19. 18. ["Today is Pinhead's birthday"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  20. 19. What They Saw!
    Ben Webster
  21. 20. ["Tip and his companions listen while the Wogglebug finishes his life story"]
    The Wonderland of Oz
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Cicero's Cat
  23. 22. ["Gee! It was swell"]
    Our Boarding House
  24. 23. ["The name George means "peasant"]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  25. 24. Al Brady
    The Crime Busters
  26. 25. ["My stars! Buried Treasure!!"]
    The Comic Zoo
  27. 26. ["With this paddin in my shoulders and th' walnuts in my cheeks I look like I'm old enough to drive"]
    Out Our Way
  28. 27. "How's business Sally Lou?"
    Hold Everything
  29. 28. "Huh! A comic valentine!"
    Salesman Sam
  30. 29. Trouble In Tahiti
  31. 30. "M'gosh Duzz! I fergot to put the grating down last night."
    Salesman Sam
  32. 31. "Football! By Jove"
    Our Boarding House
  33. 32. "Smokin' hah?"
    The Worry Wart
  34. 33. Song of the Buckaroo
    Tex Ritter as Texas Dan
  35. 34. "Yep Sammy the wife has gone away to visit her mother"
    Salesman Sam
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Gary L. Watson