(December 1938)

United Features, 1936 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
United Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover: Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Inks:
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Colors:
?

["Hold still!!"] (Table of Contents)

Captain and the Kids / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
R. Dirks
Pencils:
R. Dirks
Inks:
R. Dirks
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints take up the top half of three pages.

The Case of the Crooked Wrestler (Table of Contents)

Hawkshaw the Detecive / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints take up bottom half of 3 pages.

An Enemy Returns (Table of Contents)

Tarzan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

["Boy! What a neighborhood!"] (Table of Contents)

Jim Hardy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Moores
Inks:
Dick Moores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

The Fury of '49 (chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Methot
Pencils:
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Inks:
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

["Bill found a puma..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry O'Neill
Inks:
Harry O'Neill
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strip takes up top half of 4 pages.

["I say old man--"] (Table of Contents)

Bumps / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strip takes up bottom half of 4 pages.

["The first preliminary is on for Reggie Astorbux..."] (Table of Contents)

Joe Jinks / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strip takes up top half of 4 pages.

["I don't know what I would do without you..."] (Table of Contents)

Divot Diggers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strip takes up bottom half of 4 pages.

["Aunt Emmy, come and see the scarecrow..."] (Table of Contents)

Little Mary Mixup / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
R. M. Brinkerhoff
Inks:
R. M. Brinkerhoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

["Were you really in the war, Bigfoot?"] (Table of Contents)

Ella Cinders / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Charlie Plumb
Pencils:
Bill Conselman
Inks:
Bill Conselman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

["Hello, Benny, come in."] (Table of Contents)

Benny / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
J. Carver Pusey
Inks:
J. Carver Pusey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

["Dear Miss Ritz--"] (Table of Contents)

Fritzi Ritz / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ernie Bushmiller
Pencils:
Ernie Bushmiller
Inks:
Ernie Bushmiller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; romance
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strip reprints take up top half of 3 pages.

["Hey Phil--want to buy a nice camera?"] (Table of Contents)

Phil Fumble / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ernie Bushmiller
Pencils:
Ernie Bushmiller
Inks:
Ernie Bushmiller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strip takes up bottom half of 3 pages.

["Well, I guess I'd better get my clothes ready..."] (Table of Contents)

Frankie Doodle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Boris Batsford
Inks:
Boris Batsford
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

["Yes, Doris, you can go for a walk..."] (Table of Contents)

Buster Beans / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert L. Dickey
Inks:
Robert L. Dickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strip takes up top half of 3 pages.

["Mister, I wonder if I could borrow your dog for a while"] (Table of Contents)

Bucky And His Pals / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strips take up bottom half of 3 pages.

Tip Top Cartoon Club (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Contest page for readers. (One cartoonist-reader was Jack Davis of Atlanta, Ga.)

Key West (Table of Contents)

How It Began / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Inks:
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
history
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Strips take up top half of 2 pages.

The Stork's Gratitude (Table of Contents)

Twice Told Tales / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Inks:
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

Story takes up bottom half of 2 pages.

["Owoo! Ef only Ah could die!"] (Table of Contents)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Capp
Pencils:
Al Capp
Inks:
Al Capp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • from newspaper strips [dates unknown]

Indexer Notes

This issue also contains a Capp ad for a Li'l Abner Shooting Gallery, which is not part of the story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  2. 1. ["Hold still!!"]
    Captain and the Kids
  3. 2. The Case of the Crooked Wrestler
    Hawkshaw the Detecive
  4. 3. An Enemy Returns
    Tarzan
  5. 4. ["Boy! What a neighborhood!"]
    Jim Hardy
  6. 5. The Fury of '49 (chapter 2)
  7. 6. ["Bill found a puma..."]
    Broncho Bill
  8. 7. ["I say old man--"]
    Bumps
  9. 8. ["The first preliminary is on for Reggie Astorbux..."]
    Joe Jinks
  10. 9. ["I don't know what I would do without you..."]
    Divot Diggers
  11. 10. ["Aunt Emmy, come and see the scarecrow..."]
    Little Mary Mixup
  12. 11. ["Were you really in the war, Bigfoot?"]
    Ella Cinders
  13. 12. ["Hello, Benny, come in."]
    Benny
  14. 13. ["Dear Miss Ritz--"]
    Fritzi Ritz
  15. 14. ["Hey Phil--want to buy a nice camera?"]
    Phil Fumble
  16. 15. ["Well, I guess I'd better get my clothes ready..."]
    Frankie Doodle
  17. 16. ["Yes, Doris, you can go for a walk..."]
    Buster Beans
  18. 17. ["Mister, I wonder if I could borrow your dog for a while"]
    Bucky And His Pals
  19. 18. Tip Top Cartoon Club
  20. 19. Key West
    How It Began
  21. 20. The Stork's Gratitude
    Twice Told Tales
  22. 21. ["Owoo! Ef only Ah could die!"]
    Li'l Abner
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mougin
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