New Comics #v1#4
(March-April 1936)

DC, 1935 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1936-03-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Allied Newspaper Syndicate, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor, publisher); Vincent A. Sullivan (associate editor); F. Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#1-6); Glossy Covers (#7-11)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jibby Jones ? / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vin Sullivan
Inks:
Vin Sullivan
Colors:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

More Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Many Thanks (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson [as The Editors]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

editorial

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Inch / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan [as Deanie Patrick]
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan [as Deanie Patrick]
Inks:
Vin Sullivan [as Deanie Patrick]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Fellers, I've got a swell idea...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Inch (only appearance)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Sir Loin of Beef / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Guess I'll go out and hunt something...
Genre:
humor

[Episode 4] (Table of Contents: 5)

Vikings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils:
Alex Anthony Blum [as Anthony]
Inks:
Alex Anthony Blum [as Anthony]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

Ivar grown to adulthood by this episode. Next episode: Usurper.

[Heading South, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 6)

Capt. Spiniker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Spiniker; Sternpipe
Synopsis:
Spinker and Sternpipe join forces and head south.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

G. Wiz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harold Sherman (signed)
Pencils:
Harold Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Harold Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
How old would you say I wuz?
Genre:
humor
Characters:
G. Wiz

Indexer Notes

Feature next appears in More Fun.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Chubby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harold Sherman (signed)
Pencils:
Harold Sherman (signed)
Inks:
Harold Sherman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Whee! I opened th' knot!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chubby (only appearance)

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 9)

A Tale of Two Cities / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils:
Merna Gamble
Inks:
Merna Gamble
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Charles Dickens novel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Ramblin' Jim / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Randall
Pencils:
Stan Randall
Inks:
Stan Randall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
There's th' lad who captured those three bandits!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Click Allen (introduction)

Indexer Notes

continued in More Fun #10

17-20 On the Black [Part 4] (Table of Contents: 11)

Jim Gale / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper [as Billy Weston]
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jim Gale; Frog Morton (Introduction, villain); Kim; Hing Lee
Synopsis:
Frog Morton captures Gale and attempts to throw him overboard.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Ol' Oz Bopp / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Thet stranger's up t' no good in town!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ol' Oz Bopp (introduction)

Great Guns (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Capt. E. R. Anthony
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

It's Magic / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Andrini, the Great]
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

The House of Magic / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

Chikko Chakko / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ellis Edwards
Pencils:
Ellis Edwards
Inks:
Ellis Edwards
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Chikko - This chicken was hatched from a hard-boiled egg!
Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Jungle Boy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
We find Jungle Boy one morn playing with his little playmate Bomba...
Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jungle Boy (introduction); Bomba (introduction)

Indexer Notes

only appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Slim and Tex / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A. Leslie Ross
Pencils:
A. Leslie Ross
Inks:
A. Leslie Ross
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I'd shore like to take Miss Helen to the dance...
Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Slim; Tex; Helen
Synopsis:
Slim and Tex flip a coin to decide who gets to ask Helen to the dance.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Sara Lou Sunshine / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Emma C. McKean
Pencils:
Emma C. McKean
Inks:
Emma C. McKean
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Says Sonny to Sara...
Genre:
humor

[The Train Robbery, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 20)

Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Pencils:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks:
Homer Fleming (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Captain Jim; Uncle Bob; Jane; Johnny

Indexer Notes

formerly Captain Bill

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Just Suppose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A. D. Kiefer
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
That the Aztecs had not believed in the 'Fair God'...
Genre:
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Stratosphere Special, 2036 A.D. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Serene Summerfield
Pencils:
Serene Summerfield
Inks:
Serene Summerfield
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Week-End Excursion to the Moon
Genre:
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Andy Handy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo O'Mealia
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Take the cover off, Andy!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Andy Handy
Reprints:

[Episode Two] (Table of Contents: 24)

King Arthur / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Needles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Stahl
Pencils:
Al Stahl
Inks:
Al Stahl
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Boy! That's wot I call a real pair of skiis!
Genre:
humor

[The St. Pierre Mystery, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 26)

Maginnis of the Mounties / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
J. C. Leonard
Pencils:
J. C. Leonard
Inks:
J. C. Leonard
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Maginnis (introduction)

[Welcome to Bugville] (Table of Contents: 27)

Bugville / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

1st appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Laughing at Life / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks:
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Hollywood - The Celluloid City - Folks!
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

only appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

The Book Shelf / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carson Smith
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan ?
Inks:
Vin Sullivan ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Worth-While Films to Watch For / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
I. W. Magovern
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

The Radio Dialer / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. R. Lane
Pencils:
Vin Sullivan ?
Inks:
Vin Sullivan ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don DeConn
Pencils:
Don DeConn
Inks:
Don DeConn
Letters:
Don DeConn

Lesson 4: Comic Figures (Table of Contents: 33)

Cartoon Corner / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

What Do You Think? / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Charles Casmus, Patricia Hedges, Bernard Kearley, Charles Dilley, Marjorie Callaghan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Goofo the Great / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
We start wiz a simple one!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Goofo (introduction)

[The Time Machine, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 36)

The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

[Episode 3] (Table of Contents: 37)

Castaway Island / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackface (villain); Dougal MacDougal; Larry; Sally
Synopsis:
MacDougal rousts Blackface and then asks Larry to help protect the yacht by removing the sails and spark plugs.

[Knife Ambush, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 38)

Sagebrush n' Cactus / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Our Kids / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Lewis
Pencils:
Harry Lewis
Inks:
Harry Lewis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Goodbye Son. Here's something for being such a good boy...
Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

only appearance

[Episode Three] (Table of Contents: 40)

Captain Quick / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sven Elven
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Kendal Quick; Marjorie; Captain Velasquez
Synopsis:
Quick discovers his fiancee en route to Spain and betrothed to Captain Velasquez.
Reprints:

The Drew Mystery [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 41)

Dale Daring / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dale Daring (introduction); Lt. Dick Sparks; Dr. Millard; Stitch (villain)

[The Stagecoach, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 42)

J. Worthington Blimp, Esq. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Submarine Terror, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 43)

Federal Men / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Siegel
Pencils:
Joe Shuster
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Steve Carson; Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest)

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

It's a Dern Lie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
When my grandfather was a young man...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

More Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jibby Jones ?
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    More Fun
  3. 2. Many Thanks
  4. 3. ["Fellers, I've got a swell idea..."]
    Inch
  5. 4. ["Guess I'll go out and hunt something..."]
    Sir Loin of Beef
  6. 5. [Episode 4]
    Vikings
  7. 6. [Heading South, Part 1]
    Capt. Spiniker
  8. 7. ["How old would you say I wuz?"]
    G. Wiz
  9. 8. ["Whee! I opened th' knot!"]
    Chubby
  10. 9. [Episode 1]
    A Tale of Two Cities
  11. 10. ["There's th' lad who captured those three bandits!"]
    Ramblin' Jim
  12. 11. 17-20 On the Black [Part 4]
    Jim Gale
  13. 12. ["Thet stranger's up t' no good in town!"]
    Ol' Oz Bopp
  14. 13. Great Guns
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    It's Magic
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    The House of Magic
  17. 16. ["Chikko - This chicken was hatched from a hard-boiled egg!"]
    Chikko Chakko
  18. 17. ["We find Jungle Boy one morn playing with his little playmate Bomba..."]
    Jungle Boy
  19. 18. ["I'd shore like to take Miss Helen to the dance..."]
    Slim and Tex
  20. 19. ["Says Sonny to Sara..."]
    Sara Lou Sunshine
  21. 20. [The Train Robbery, Part 3]
    Captain Jim of the Texas Rangers
  22. 21. ["That the Aztecs had not believed in the 'Fair God'..."]
    Just Suppose
  23. 22. ["Week-End Excursion to the Moon"]
    Stratosphere Special, 2036 A.D.
  24. 23. ["Take the cover off, Andy!"]
    Andy Handy
  25. 24. [Episode Two]
    King Arthur
  26. 25. ["Boy! That's wot I call a real pair of skiis!"]
    Needles
  27. 26. [The St. Pierre Mystery, Part 1]
    Maginnis of the Mounties
  28. 27. [Welcome to Bugville]
    Bugville
  29. 28. ["Hollywood - The Celluloid City - Folks!"]
    Laughing at Life
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    The Book Shelf
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Films to Watch For
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    The Radio Dialer
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Page
  34. 33. Lesson 4: Comic Figures
    Cartoon Corner
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    What Do You Think?
  36. 35. ["We start wiz a simple one!"]
    Goofo the Great
  37. 36. [The Time Machine, Part 4]
    The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed
  38. 37. [Episode 3]
    Castaway Island
  39. 38. [Knife Ambush, Part 4]
    Sagebrush n' Cactus
  40. 39. ["Goodbye Son. Here's something for being such a good boy..."]
    Our Kids
  41. 40. [Episode Three]
    Captain Quick
  42. 41. The Drew Mystery [Part 1]
    Dale Daring
  43. 42. [The Stagecoach, Part 3]
    J. Worthington Blimp, Esq.
  44. 43. [Submarine Terror, Part 1]
    Federal Men
  45. 44. ["When my grandfather was a young man..."]
    It's a Dern Lie
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    More Fun
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gregory Fischer
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