(October 1937)

Ultem, 1937 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ultem Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Harry "A" Chesler (Editor); George Nagle (Managing Editor)
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S. Size; Color; Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

From indicia on inside front cover:
FUNNY PAGES is published monthly at 404 N. Wesley Ave., Mount Morris, Ill., for Comics Magazine Company, Inc., 1213 W. 3rd St., Cleveland, Ohio. EDITORIAL OFFICE, 11 W. 42nd St., New York, N. Y. From indicia on contents page: FUNNY PAGES is published monthly by Ultem Publications, Inc., Mount Morris, Illinois. EDITORIAL OFFICE, 276 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK, N. Y.

Incorrectly listed as v2#3 in indicia on inside front cover; correct numbering on contents page. Index created from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/. Scan missing 8 center pages, which would fall between sequences 18 & 19, and include at least one page of the text story. Keltner's guide lists many more features than could fit in the missing pages.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Missing Links / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

[I got a kid home two years old who can do that!"] (Table of Contents)

Laughs / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Contents (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["He told me to sit here..."] (Table of Contents)

Laughing at Life / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

["Hello, folks!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Salute to Our Firemen (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

["- And we will now proceed to shackle ze Great Boodini -"] (Table of Contents)

The Great Boodini / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Boodini
Reprints:

["Ooo! Now we'll see the monkey"] (Table of Contents)

Toots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

credit from Jerry Bails

["Why, come right in, Mrs. Slingo."] (Table of Contents)

Jungle Town / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

["On the throne of Kaspiana..."] (Table of Contents)

His Highness / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Lindermayer (signed)
Inks:
John Lindermayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
King Louis; Captain Eric Hagert; Chancellor Von Strumen; Kris Lopez
Synopsis:
Chancellor Von Strumen, regent for the boy king, over taxes the workers and threatens them with violence. Kris Lopez starts a revolt and kidnaps the king.

Indexer Notes

continued.

["Yo-hoo! Mamma!"] (Table of Contents)

School Daze / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

["Well - here we are - Slippery - come t'help yer with yer bags!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Wood
Pencils:
Bob Wood
Inks:
Bob Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Thomas A. Edison (Table of Contents)

Empire Builders / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Speed
Pencils:
Richard Speed
Inks:
Richard Speed
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Whaddya see, Matey?"] (Table of Contents)

Block and Fall / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood [as BW] (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood [as BW] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood [as BW] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Block; Fall

[Why does the opossum go into a trance..."] (Table of Contents)

Do You Know Why? / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Speed
Pencils:
Richard Speed
Inks:
Richard Speed
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["I'm going out and test her right now..."] (Table of Contents)

Speed-a-Way / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Detective Shultz's Overcoat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

credit from Jerry Bails

["Now, like good children, go out and play..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

["We eat. This town looks very kind."] (Table of Contents)

Runt and Tuffy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Turning Point in History / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Third Alarm / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Loot of the Bengal Sea [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Dave Dean / text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (illustrations, signed) [as FBG]
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (illustrations, signed) [as FBG]
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Dave Dean; Shorty

Dangerous Seas (Table of Contents)

Dave Dean / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Dave Dean; Shorty
Synopsis:
A Russian charters Dave's schooner for a shady mission.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["And you're going to show us -- civilized people"] (Table of Contents)

Missing Links / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

["Watch, now, Mumy! The double flip!!"] (Table of Contents)

Circus Days / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Claire S. Moe (signed)
Pencils:
Claire S. Moe (signed)
Inks:
Claire S. Moe (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jacques; Jaritza; Pierrot; Mr. Stokes; Jane
Synopsis:
Pierrot the clown is jealous of Jacques' success, so he cuts the trapeze rope. Jane sees him and takes her father's place to save his life.

["It's my new car"] (Table of Contents)

Smart Alec / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Great Work of the Ancients / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Speed
Pencils:
Richard Speed
Inks:
Richard Speed
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

In Case You Didn't Know / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes a promo for Funny Picture Stories as the bottom tier.

["That's as near as she'll come to the post..."] (Table of Contents)

What a Life / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Missing Links
  2. 1. [I got a kid home two years old who can do that!"]
    Laughs
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. ["He told me to sit here..."]
    Laughing at Life
  5. 4. ["Hello, folks!"]
    Jest a Minute
  6. 5. Salute to Our Firemen
  7. 6. ["- And we will now proceed to shackle ze Great Boodini -"]
    The Great Boodini
  8. 7. ["Ooo! Now we'll see the monkey"]
    Toots
  9. 8. ["Why, come right in, Mrs. Slingo."]
    Jungle Town
  10. 9. ["On the throne of Kaspiana..."]
    His Highness
  11. 10. ["Yo-hoo! Mamma!"]
    School Daze
  12. 11. ["Well - here we are - Slippery - come t'help yer with yer bags!"]
    Slippery Sam
  13. 12. Thomas A. Edison
    Empire Builders
  14. 13. ["Whaddya see, Matey?"]
    Block and Fall
  15. 14. [Why does the opossum go into a trance..."]
    Do You Know Why?
  16. 15. ["I'm going out and test her right now..."]
    Speed-a-Way
  17. 16. Detective Shultz's Overcoat
  18. 17. ["Now, like good children, go out and play..."]
    Penny Aunty
  19. 18. ["We eat. This town looks very kind."]
    Runt and Tuffy
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Turning Point in History
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    The Third Alarm
  22. 21. Loot of the Bengal Sea [Part 1]
    Dave Dean
  23. 22. Dangerous Seas
    Dave Dean
  24. 23. ["And you're going to show us -- civilized people"]
    Missing Links
  25. 24. ["Watch, now, Mumy! The double flip!!"]
    Circus Days
  26. 25. ["It's my new car"]
    Smart Alec
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Great Work of the Ancients
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    In Case You Didn't Know
  29. 28. ["That's as near as she'll come to the post..."]
    What a Life
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