(July-August 1937)

Chesler / Dynamic, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Chesler Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Harry "A" Chesler (Editor & Publisher); George Nagle (Managing Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
8 3/8" x 11 3/8"
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

STAR COMICS is published monthly by CHESLER PUBLICATIONS, INC., 420 De Soto Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. Editorial and Executive Offices, 276 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. Entered as second class matter March 1, 1937 at post office, St. Louis, Mo., under act of March 3rd, 1879 Subscription price, 12 issues in the United States and its possessions, and Canada, $1.00. Foreign countries, $2.00. Single copies, 10 cents.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Nemo in Slumberland; Impy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay Jr.] (signed)
Inks:
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay Jr.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Nemo; Impy

["And remember on the glorious Fourth of July..."] (Table of Contents)

Belly Laughs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children

["What a nice neck for a sky rocket runway."] (Table of Contents)

Shinanigans / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["I love to lie abed and dream."] (Table of Contents)

Little Nemo in Slumberland / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Winsor McCay
Pencils:
Winsor McCay
Inks:
Winsor McCay
Colors:
?
Letters:
Winsor McCay

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Little Nemo

Indexer Notes

Four panels from a Little Nemo Sunday page.

["You --"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Fred Schwab (signed)
Pencils:
Fred Schwab (signed)
Inks:
Fred Schwab (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Riggin' Bill

["Com'on! Shake a leg!"] (Table of Contents)

I'm the Guy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Hit Me in the Eye] (Table of Contents)

Impy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Winsor McCay (signed)
Pencils:
Winsor McCay (signed)
Inks:
Winsor McCay (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Impy

["No waitin', no delay, show starts right away!"] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Town Show Boat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

["Don't tell Grandpa we have these invitations..."] (Table of Contents)

Foxy Grandpa / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro
Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Foxy Grandpa
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball

On Sit-Down Strike (Table of Contents)

Jack Potts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jack Potts

["And tonight we have Dolly Elephant..."] (Table of Contents)

Bows an' Arrows / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Through the kingdom Old King Kole was hustling..."] (Table of Contents)

King Kole's Kourt / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
King Kole

[Sleepwalking] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Prince

["Where was Moses when the light went out, Professor?"] (Table of Contents)

Professor McScrewy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
W. C. Brigham
Pencils:
W. C. Brigham
Inks:
W. C. Brigham
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor McScrewy

["Young Mickey Gooby's Pa and Ma said camping he could go..."] (Table of Contents)

Gooby-Land / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Nagle
Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children

The Burning Glass (Table of Contents)

Round Table Adventures / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

["Spying a house on the side of the road..."] (Table of Contents)

Topsy Turvy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Are you here? Say I thought I fired you?"] (Table of Contents)

Third Class Male / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["And just what is the trouble?"] (Table of Contents)

Court of Inhuman Relations / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["How in the world did you get there Penny Aunty?"] (Table of Contents)

Penny Aunty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Lindermayer [as Linder Mayr] (signed)
Inks:
John Lindermayer [as Linder Mayr] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Penny Aunty

['Boy that was a swell picture!"] (Table of Contents)

Lil Arthur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

["Oh, boy, can my car step!"] (Table of Contents)

Ima Sphinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ima Sphinx

Human Document (Table of Contents)

text story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (illustrations)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Look in the visor plate, Dr. Carter"] (Table of Contents)

Dan Hastings / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed) ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lt. Dan Hastings; Dr. Carter; Gloria; Bob; Lord Hugh Withering; Hanz Raskow (villain)
Synopsis:
Dan, Dr. Carter. Gloria and Bob take advantage of their enemies' distraction to escape to hide in a secluded cabin in the Canadian woodlands. Dan goes to the Canadian ministry of war to secure reinforcements, while Dr. Carter studies the enemy's ray gun.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis, characters and credits added by Henry Andrews (2009-04-16).

David Copperfield (Table of Contents)

Sketches from Dickens / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Inks:
Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Huh, those children again!"] (Table of Contents)

Bib and Tucker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Romer (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Romer (signed)
Inks:
Jack Romer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bib; Tucker

["Now came the act they all enjoyed..."] (Table of Contents)

Ad-Ventures at the Circus / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; children

Indexer Notes

Uses same characters as Curtiss Candy ads, but Curtiss products never mentioned.

["Just hear that steamboat whistle blow..."] (Table of Contents)

Cheerio Minstrels / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["I say stop! Stop!"] (Table of Contents)

Officer Clancy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Officer Clancy

Forgets to Remember (Table of Contents)

Pokey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pokey

["The teacher said to Johnny Jones..."] (Table of Contents)

Jingle Jingle / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

["Do you give gas here?"] (Table of Contents)

Joe Dokes / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Joe Dokes

["By gum! This will never do."] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wilbur

["Com'on up Joe, I think I smell gas."] (Table of Contents)

Joe McGee / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Joe McGee

["Did you ever at the beaches hear a beauty say..."] (Table of Contents)

Tell Me? Mr. Wise Guy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

["I brought a rattle for for the baby"] (Table of Contents)

Animal Crackers / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

["What book does this represent?"] (Table of Contents)

Brain Teasers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

["Who's singing bass all of a sudden?"] (Table of Contents)

When Father Was a Boy / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

["Dear sir, I sent four pairs of socks..."] (Table of Contents)

Voice of the People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

["I think we better have our picnic someplace else!"] (Table of Contents)

When Mother Was a Girl / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["That gang of swamp cromers kept th'whole village awake."] (Table of Contents)

Bug-Ville / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Ryan [as Uncle Dick] (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Ryan [as Uncle Dick] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ryan [as Uncle Dick] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Nemo in Slumberland; Impy
  2. 1. ["And remember on the glorious Fourth of July..."]
    Belly Laughs
  3. 2. ["What a nice neck for a sky rocket runway."]
    Shinanigans
  4. 3. ["I love to lie abed and dream."]
    Little Nemo in Slumberland
  5. 4. ["You --"]
    Riggin Bill
  6. 5. ["Com'on! Shake a leg!"]
    I'm the Guy
  7. 6. [Hit Me in the Eye]
    Impy
  8. 7. ["No waitin', no delay, show starts right away!"]
    Jungle Town Show Boat
  9. 8. ["Don't tell Grandpa we have these invitations..."]
    Foxy Grandpa
  10. 9. On Sit-Down Strike
    Jack Potts
  11. 10. ["And tonight we have Dolly Elephant..."]
    Bows an' Arrows
  12. 11. ["Through the kingdom Old King Kole was hustling..."]
    King Kole's Kourt
  13. 12. [Sleepwalking]
    The Prince
  14. 13. ["Where was Moses when the light went out, Professor?"]
    Professor McScrewy
  15. 14. ["Young Mickey Gooby's Pa and Ma said camping he could go..."]
    Gooby-Land
  16. 15. The Burning Glass
    Round Table Adventures
  17. 16. ["Spying a house on the side of the road..."]
    Topsy Turvy
  18. 17. ["Are you here? Say I thought I fired you?"]
    Third Class Male
  19. 18. ["And just what is the trouble?"]
    Court of Inhuman Relations
  20. 19. ["How in the world did you get there Penny Aunty?"]
    Penny Aunty
  21. 20. ['Boy that was a swell picture!"]
    Lil Arthur
  22. 21. ["Oh, boy, can my car step!"]
    Ima Sphinx
  23. 22. Human Document
  24. 23. ["Look in the visor plate, Dr. Carter"]
    Dan Hastings
  25. 24. David Copperfield
    Sketches from Dickens
  26. 25. ["Huh, those children again!"]
    Bib and Tucker
  27. 26. ["Now came the act they all enjoyed..."]
    Ad-Ventures at the Circus
  28. 27. ["Just hear that steamboat whistle blow..."]
    Cheerio Minstrels
  29. 28. ["I say stop! Stop!"]
    Officer Clancy
  30. 29. Forgets to Remember
    Pokey
  31. 30. ["The teacher said to Johnny Jones..."]
    Jingle Jingle
  32. 31. ["Do you give gas here?"]
    Joe Dokes
  33. 32. ["By gum! This will never do."]
    Wilbur
  34. 33. ["Com'on up Joe, I think I smell gas."]
    Joe McGee
  35. 34. ["Did you ever at the beaches hear a beauty say..."]
    Tell Me? Mr. Wise Guy
  36. 35. ["I brought a rattle for for the baby"]
    Animal Crackers
  37. 36. ["What book does this represent?"]
    Brain Teasers
  38. 37. ["Who's singing bass all of a sudden?"]
    When Father Was a Boy
  39. 38. ["Dear sir, I sent four pairs of socks..."]
    Voice of the People
  40. 39. ["I think we better have our picnic someplace else!"]
    When Mother Was a Girl
  41. 40. ["That gang of swamp cromers kept th'whole village awake."]
    Bug-Ville
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lionel English
  • Peter Croome
  • Bob Hughes