(1977)

Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
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Pages
340
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
?
ISBN
0-8109-2081-6 Search at WorldCat
Editing
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Color
color
Dimensions
10 in. x 14 in.
Paper Stock
bond interior with heavy cover stock
Binding
softcover
Publishing Format
collected edition

Issue Notes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Dick Tracy; Mickey Mouse, Popeye; Krazy Kat; Flash Gordon; Little Nemo; Jiggs

Indexer Notes

Panel reprints from Dick Tracy, Katzenjammer Kids, Mickey Mouse, Thimble Theatre; Krazy Kat; Flash Gordon; Little Nemo in Slumberland; and Bringing Up Father.

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

blank page(s) / 2 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

The inside front cover and inside back cover are blank.

[Frontispiece - I have enormous respect...] (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Edmund Wilson
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Wilson suggests early newspaper comics should be placed into a collection.

Indexer Notes

Portion of a letter from Edmund Wilson to Bill Blackbeard in 1966.

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

Johnny Wise / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tad Dorgan
Pencils
Tad Dorgan
Inks
Tad Dorgan
Letters
Tad Dorgan

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Johnny Wise (San Francisco Chronicle) 1902-xx-xx

The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Copyright Page] (Table of Contents: 5)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data and copyright entries.

Contents (Table of Contents: 6)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Foreword (Table of Contents: 7)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Canaday
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Dated New York, May 17, 1977.

Acknowledgments (Table of Contents: 8)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Sports writers...are surpassed...] (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
H. L. Mencken
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Mencken claims comic strip artists have a potent influence upon the American vocabulary.
Reprints
  • Excerpt from "The American Language" in 1919 and "Supplement One" in 1945.

Introduction - The Comic Treasures of the American Newspaper Page (Table of Contents: 10)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Pencils
R. F. Outcault
Inks
R. F. Outcault
Letters
typeset

Characters
Yellow Kid
Reprints

Indexer Notes

"The Yellow Kid Takes a Hand at Golf" strip from the American Humorist weekly comic supplement to the New York Journal, October 18, 1896, included as an illustration for the essay.

I. Struwwelpeter, Pagliacci and Puss in Boots (Folklore Figures in the Early Sunday Comic Strip) 1896-1916 (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Opening of the Hogan's Alley Athletic Club (Table of Contents: 12)

Hogan's Alley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
R. F. Outcault
Pencils
R. F. Outcault; George Luks (as George B. Luks)
Inks
R. F. Outcault; George Luks (as George B. Luks)
Colors
Charles W. Saalburg
Letters
R. F. Outcault

Genre
humor
Characters
Yellow Kid [Mickey Dugan]; George B. Luks
Reprints
  • from Hogan's Alley (New York World) 1896-09-27

Indexer Notes

Last Outcault Hogan's Alley, George Luks, his replacement, leers down from the top right hand corner of the page. Outcault continued the same strip in the New York Journal.

Johnny Wise Gets the Double Cross (Table of Contents: 13)

Johnny Wise / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tad Dorgan
Pencils
Tad Dorgan
Inks
Tad Dorgan
Colors
Tad Dorgan
Letters
Tad Dorgan

Genre
humor
Characters
Johnny Wise
Reprints
  • from Johnny Wise (San Francisco Chronicle) 1902-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Same as frontispiece, only this time in color.

On the Strand (Table of Contents: 14)

Buster Brown / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
R. F. Outcault
Pencils
R. F. Outcault
Inks
R. F. Outcault
Colors
R. F. Outcault
Letters
R. F. Outcault

Genre
humor
Characters
Buster Brown
Reprints
  • from Buster Brown (New York Herald) 1904-11-06

He Has His Picture Taken (Table of Contents: 15)

Buster Brown / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
R. F. Outcault
Pencils
R. F. Outcault
Inks
R. F. Outcault
Colors
?
Letters
R. F. Outcault

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Buster Brown (New York Herald) 1905-xx-xx

Oh! Pumpkins (Table of Contents: 16)

Buster Brown / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
R. F. Outcault
Pencils
R. F. Outcault
Inks
R. F. Outcault
Colors
?
Letters
R. F. Outcault

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Buster Brown (Newspaper Feature Service) 1913-xx-xx

The Katzenjammer's Revenge (Table of Contents: 17)

The Katzenjammer Kids / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rudolph Dirks
Pencils
Rudolph Dirks
Inks
Rudolph Dirks
Colors
?
Letters
Rudolph Dirks

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hans; Fritz
Reprints
  • from The Katzenjammer Kids (King Features Syndicate) 1911-09-03

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

Hans und Fritz / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rudolph Dirks
Pencils
Rudolph Dirks
Inks
Rudolph Dirks
Colors
?
Letters
Rudolph Dirks

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Hans; Fritz
Reprints
  • from Hans und Fritz Sunday (New York World) 1918-xx-xx

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

And Her Name Was Maud / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frederick Burr Opper
Pencils
Frederick Burr Opper
Inks
Frederick Burr Opper
Colors
?
Letters
Frederick Burr Opper

Genre
animal; humor
Characters
Maud
Reprints
  • from And Her Name Was Maud (American-Journal-Examiner) 1905-07-09

Happy Hooligan Dropped into the House of Lords (Table of Contents: 20)

Happy Hooligan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frederick Burr Opper
Pencils
Frederick Burr Opper
Inks
Frederick Burr Opper
Colors
?
Letters
Frederick Burr Opper

Genre
humor
Characters
Happy Hooligan
Reprints
  • from Happy Hooligan (American-Journal-Examiner) 1905-04-09

Pinkey Gives a Clear Explanation of What a Symphony Concert Is (Table of Contents: 21)

Jimmy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
James Swinnerton
Pencils
James Swinnerton
Inks
James Swinnerton
Colors
?
Letters
James Swinnerton

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Jimmy; Pinkey
Reprints
  • from Jimmy (Star Company) 1915-xx-xx

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

Little Nemo in Slumberland / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Winsor McCay
Pencils
Winsor McCay
Inks
Winsor McCay
Colors
Winsor McCay
Letters
Winsor McCay

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nemo
Reprints
  • from Little Nemo in Slumberland (New York Herald) 1908-02-02 - 1908-02-23

Indexer Notes

Part of the "Befuddle Hall" sequence.

Nibsy the Newsboy in Funny Fairy Land (Table of Contents: 23)

Nibsy the Newsboy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George McManus
Pencils
George McManus
Inks
George McManus
Colors
George McManus
Letters
George McManus

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nibsy
Reprints
  • from Nibsy the Newsboy (New York World) 1906-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

The Kin-Der-Kids / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Lyonel Feininger
Pencils
Lyonel Feininger
Inks
Lyonel Feininger
Colors
?
Letters
Lyonel Feininger

Genre
children
Characters
Daniel Webster; Strenuous Teddy; Sherlock Bones (dog); Fatty; Japansky; Auntie Jim-Jam; Cousin Gussie; Mysterious Pete
Reprints
  • from Kin-Der-Kids (Chicago Sunday Tribune) 1906-05-06, 1906-09-16, 1906-09-02

Their Baby (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script
George McManus
Pencils
George McManus
Inks
George McManus
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • from The Newlyweds (New York World) 1909-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Mister Tweedeedle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Johnny Gruelle
Pencils
Johnny Gruelle
Inks
Johnny Gruelle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints
  • from Mr. Twee Deedle (New York Herald) 1914-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

The Naps of Polly Sleepyhead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Peter Newell
Pencils
Peter Newell
Inks
Peter Newell
Letters
typeset

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints
  • from The Naps of Polly Sleepyhead (Chicago Tribune) 1906-08-05

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

Naughty Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Forbell
Pencils
Charles Forbell
Inks
Charles Forbell
Colors
?
Letters
Charles Forbell

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints
  • from Naughty Pete (New York Herald) 1913-11-16

Mama's Angel Child Has a Cubist Nightmare in the Studio of Monsieur Paul Vincent Cezanne Van Gogen Ganguin (Table of Contents: 29)

Mama's Angel Child / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
M. T. Ross (as Penny Ross)
Pencils
M. T. Ross (as Penny Ross)
Inks
M. T. Ross (as Penny Ross)
Colors
?
Letters
M. T. Ross (as Penny Ross)

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural; humor
Reprints
  • from Mamma's Angel Child (Chicago Sunday Tribune) 1913-04-13

Indexer Notes

This page is from a 1916 reprint with a simplified coloring. The 1913 original has a larger palette.

Reg'lar Election; Off the Track (Table of Contents: 30)

Bear Creek Folks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)
Pencils
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)
Inks
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)
Letters
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Bear Creek Folks (Philadelphia Inquirer) 1911-xx-xx
  • 1911-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Two strips.

Going Up?; Did You Ever See a Dogapult? (Table of Contents: 31)

School Days and Ophelia / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clare Victor Dwiggins (as Dwig) (signed)
Pencils
Clare Victor Dwiggins (as Dwig) (signed)
Inks
Clare Victor Dwiggins (as Dwig) (signed)
Letters
Clare Victor Dwiggins

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from School Days Sunday (New York World) 1909-xx-xx
  • 1909-xx-xx

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

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher
Pencils
Bud Fisher
Inks
Bud Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff; Mrs. Mutt; Mrs. Mutt's Mother; Cicero
Reprints
  • from Mutt and Jeff Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1918-xx-xx, 1919-xx-xx

Oh You Hollanders! Look Out for Slim Jim! (Table of Contents: 33)

Slim Jim / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Raymond Crawford Ewer
Pencils
Raymond Crawford Ewer
Inks
Raymond Crawford Ewer
Letters
Raymond Crawford Ewer

Genre
humor
Characters
Slim Jim
Reprints
  • from Slim Jim (World Color Press) 1911-xx-xx

The Colonel Is a Little Too Hasty (Table of Contents: 34)

Hawkshaw the Detective / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gus Mager
Pencils
Gus Mager
Inks
Gus Mager
Letters
Gus Mager

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hawkshaw; the Colonel
Reprints
  • from Hawkshaw the Detective (New York World) 1914-xx-xx

II. Mr. Caudle, Sherlock Holmes and the Artless Dodger (Popular Images in the Early Daily Comic Strip 1907-1927) (Table of Contents: 35)

text article / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

E. Z. Mark Makes Protest (Table of Contents: 36)

Mr. E. Z. Mark / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
F. M. Howarth
Pencils
F. M. Howarth
Inks
F. M. Howarth
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
E. Z. Mark
Reprints
  • from E. Z. Mark daily (American-Journal-Examiner) 1907-xx-xx

He Visits Coney Island (Table of Contents: 37)

Mr. Jack / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
James Swinnerton
Pencils
James Swinnerton
Inks
James Swinnerton
Letters
James Swinnerton

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mr. Jack
Reprints
  • from Mr. Jack daily (New York Journal) 1904-xx-xx

He Can't Keep from Bragging, Even in His Sleep (Table of Contents: 38)

Braggo the Monk / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Gus Mager
Pencils
Gus Mager
Inks
Gus Mager
Letters
Gus Mager

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Braggo the Monk
Reprints
  • from Braggo the Monk daily (American-Journal-Examiner) 1907-xx-xx

They Steal a March on the Star Border (Table of Contents: 39)

The Hall-Room Boys / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Harold A. McGill
Pencils
Harold A. McGill
Inks
Harold A. McGill
Letters
Harold A. McGill

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Hall-Room Boys (American-Journal-Examiner) 1907-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ernest Brennecke (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The funny paper has ... become not only a faithful reflection of the tastes and ethical principles ...

Indexer Notes

Quote from "The Real Mission of the Funny Paper," Century Magazine, March, 1924.

The Adventure of the Vanishing Star (Table of Contents: 41)

Sherlocko the Monk / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Gus Mager
Pencils
Gus Mager
Inks
Gus Mager
Letters
Gus Mager

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Sherlocko; Watso
Reprints
  • from Sherlocko the Monk daily (National News Association) 1911-12-04

A Picture Drama of Love and Hate with a Thrill in Every Picture (Table of Contents: 42)

Desperate Desmond / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Harry Hershfield
Pencils
Harry Hershfield
Inks
Harry Hershfield
Letters
Harry Hershfield

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Desmond (villain); Claude; Rosamunde
Reprints
  • from Desperate Desmond (New York Evening Journal) 1910-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

movie serial satire

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Chantecler Peck / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Ferd G. Long
Pencils
Ferd G. Long
Inks
Ferd G. Long
Letters
Ferd G. Long

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chantecler Peck; Henrietta Peck
Reprints
  • from Chantecler Peck daily (New York World) 1911-xx-xx

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

S'Matter Pop? / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)
Pencils
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)
Inks
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)
Letters
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from S'matter, Pop? daily (New York World) 1911-xx-xx

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

Midsummer Day Dreams / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Winsor McCay
Pencils
Winsor McCay
Inks
Winsor McCay
Letters
Winsor McCay

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think I'll retire from the stage...
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A woman at a table dreams a dog is growing and distracting her from a boring conversation.
Reprints
  • from Midsummer Day Dreams (New York Evening Journal) 1911-xx-xx

A. Mutt Is Summoned Before the Insanity Commission for Investigation (Table of Contents: 46)

A. Mutt / comic story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher
Pencils
Bud Fisher
Inks
Bud Fisher
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff [Jeffries]; Cicero
Reprints
  • from A. Mutt daily (San Francisco Examiner) 1908-xx-xx - 1908-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Six strips. Titles:
1: A. Mutt is Summoned before the Insanity Commission for Investigation.
2: Divers Opinions Among Boob Inspectors!
3: The Loon Commissioners at Defendant's Request
4: Mutt Spends His First Day in the Bughouse
5: The Rudyard Kipling of the Bughouse
6: Effort Being Made to Have City Pay Future Expenses

A. Piker Clerk Comes to the Rescue of Chicago with a Tip on the Races (Table of Contents: 47)

A. Piker Clerk / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Clare Briggs
Pencils
Clare Briggs
Inks
Clare Briggs
Letters
Clare Briggs

Genre
satire-parody
Characters
A. Piker Clerk; Mayor Harrison
Reprints
  • from A. Piker Clerk daily (Chicago American) 1904-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

The Family Upstairs / comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Herriman
Pencils
George Herriman
Inks
George Herriman
Letters
George Herriman

Genre
humor
Characters
Krazy Kat (in the basement); Ignatz Mouse (in the basement); The Dingbat Family
Reprints
  • from The Family Upstairs daily (New York Evening Herald) 1911-xx-xx - 1911-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Six strips.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Baron Bean / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Herriman
Pencils
George Herriman
Inks
George Herriman
Letters
George Herriman

Genre
humor
Characters
Baron Bean
Reprints
  • from Baron Bean daily (International News Service) 1917-xx-xx - 1917-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

25 strips.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

Stumble Inn / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Herriman
Pencils
George Herriman
Inks
George Herriman
Letters
George Herriman

Reprints
  • from Stumble Inn daily (King Features Syndicate) 1922-11-04, 1922-11-08, 1922-11-29, 1922-11-30, 1922-12-02, 1922-12-06

Indexer Notes

Strip runs vertically. Six strips.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

Dok's Dippy Duck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dok Hager
Pencils
Dok Hager
Inks
Dok Hager
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; war
Characters
Dippy Duck; Pretzel
Reprints
  • from Dok's Dippy Duck daily (Seattle Times) 1917-xx-xx - 1917-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Eight strips printed vertically.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52)

Buck Nix / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney Smith
Pencils
Sidney Smith
Inks
Sidney Smith
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Buck Nix; Nanny; The Old Man of Mystery
Reprints
  • from Buck Nix daily (Chicago American) 1911-xx-xx - 1911-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Four strips.

Introducing The Gumps! (Table of Contents: 53)

The Gumps / comic story / 2.25 pages (report information)

Script
Sidney Smith
Pencils
Sidney Smith
Inks
Sidney Smith
Letters
Sidney Smith

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Miverva Gump; Chester Gump; Andy Gump
Reprints
  • from The Gumps daily (Chicago Tribune) 1917-02-12 - 1917-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Seven strips.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

Old Doc Yak / comic story / 1.25 pages (report information)

Script
Sidney Smith
Pencils
Sidney Smith
Inks
Sidney Smith
Letters
Sidney Smith

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Old Doc Yak; Yutch
Synopsis
Doc Yak is evicted from the newspaper page by the landlord for not having paid his rent. A new family (the Gumps) is to move in Monday.
Reprints
  • from Old Doc Yak daily (Chicago Tribune) 1917-02-06 - 1917-02-10

Indexer Notes

These five strips immediately precede the Gumps sequence in the previous sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 4.25 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher
Pencils
Bud Fisher
Inks
Bud Fisher
Letters
Bud Fisher

Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt and Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) 1927.xx.xx - 1927.xx.xx (4 strips)
  • from Mutt and Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) 1928.xx.xx - 1928.xx.xx (6 strips)
  • from Mutt and Jeff daily (Bell Syndicate) 1932-03-09 - 1932-03-15, 1932-07-25 - 1932-07-26

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
William Bolitho
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have that fallacious feeling of absolute knowledge that a first edition of Theodore Dreiser ...

Indexer Notes

Quote by William Bolitho from "Comic Strip," Camera Obscura (1930).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Page 78 is blank.

III Old Cunning Stagers (Table of Contents: 58)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

The Smythes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rea Irvin
Pencils
Rea Irvin
Inks
Rea Irvin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Smythes Sunday (New York Herald Tribune) 1930.xx.xx - 1930.xx.xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

The Gumps / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sidney Smith
Pencils
Sidney Smith
Inks
Sidney Smith
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; domestic
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1924.xx.xx
  • from The Gumps Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1926.xx.xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 61)

Polly and Her Pals / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Sterrett
Pencils
Cliff Sterrett
Inks
Cliff Sterrett
Colors
Cliff Sterrett
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Maw; Paw; Polly
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals (King Features Syndicate) 1926.09.26
  • from Polly and Her Pals (King Features Syndicate) 1927.01.30
  • from Polly and Her Pals (King Features Syndicate) 1927.03.27
  • from Polly and Her Pals (King Features Syndicate) 1927.08.07
  • from Polly and Her Pals (King Features Syndicate) 1927.10.28
  • from Polly and Her Pals (King Features Syndicate) 1930.02.16

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher
Pencils
Bud Fisher
Inks
Bud Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Reprints
  • from Mutt and Jeff (Bell Syndicate) 1925-06-28
  • from Mutt and Jeff (Bell Syndicate) 1928-06-08

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

Moon Mullins / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Willard
Pencils
Frank Willard
Inks
Frank Willard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moon Mullins; Kayo; Uncle Willie
Reprints
  • from Moon Mullins Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1927.xx.xx - 1927.xx.xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 64)

Little Nemo in the Land of Wonderful Dreams / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Winsor McCay
Pencils
Winsor McCay
Inks
Winsor McCay
Colors
Winsor McCay
Letters
Winsor McCay

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nemo; Flip; Princess; Doctor Pill; Morpheus
Reprints
  • from In the Land of Wonderful Dreams (New York American) 1912.01.07
  • from In the Land of Wonderful Dreams (New York American) 1912.01.21

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 65)

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

Script
Winsor McCay
Pencils
Winsor McCay
Inks
Winsor McCay
Colors
Winsor McCay
Letters
Winsor McCay

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Nemo; Flip; Doctor Pill; Impy
Reprints
  • from Little Nemo in Slumberland (New York Herald Tribune) 1925.??.??

Isn't It Wonderful! (Table of Contents: 66)

Hairbreadth Harry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
C. W. Kahles
Pencils
C. W. Kahles
Inks
C. W. Kahles
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; adventure; drama
Characters
Hairbreadth Harry
Reprints
  • from Hairbreadth Harry Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 1924-06-18

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 67)

Bringing Up Father / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George McManus
Pencils
George McManus
Inks
George McManus
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jiggs; Maggie
Reprints
  • from Bringing Up Father (King Features Syndicate) 1918.xx.xx
  • from Bringing Up Father (King Features Syndicate) 1920.11.14

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 68)

The Katzenjammer Kids / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Knerr (as Harold H. Knerr)
Pencils
Harold Knerr (as Harold H. Knerr)
Inks
Harold Knerr (as Harold H. Knerr)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Katzenjammer Kids (King Features Syndicate) 1925-10-25
  • from Katzenjammer Kids (King Features Syndicate) 1926-01-31
  • from Katzenjammer Kids (King Features Syndicate) 1932-10-16

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 69)

Barney Google and Spark Plug / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Billy DeBeck
Pencils
Billy DeBeck
Inks
Billy DeBeck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Barney Google (King Features Syndicate) 1929-06-02
  • from Barney Google (King Features Syndicate) 1929-08-25

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 70)

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank King
Pencils
Frank King
Inks
Frank King
Colors
Frank King
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Characters
Walt; Skeezix; Corky; Phyllis; Rachel
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley (Chicago Tribune) 1929.xx.xx
  • from Gasoline Alley (Chicago Tribune) 1930.xx.xx
  • from Gasoline Alley (Chicago Tribune) 1930.xx.xx
  • from Gasoline Alley (Chicago Tribune) 1931.xx.xx
  • from Gasoline Alley (Chicago Tribune) 1931.xx.xx
  • from Gasoline Alley (Chicago Tribune) 1931.xx.xx
Keywords
slice of life; soap opera

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 71)

Boob McNutt / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rube Goldberg
Pencils
Rube Goldberg
Inks
Rube Goldberg
Letters
Rube Goldberg

Genre
humor
Characters
Boob McNutt
Reprints
  • from Boob McNutt Sunday (Star Company) 1919-10-26
  • from Boob McNutt Sunday (Star Company) 1920-04-18

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 72)

Happy Hooligan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frederick Burr Opper
Pencils
Frederick Burr Opper
Inks
Frederick Burr Opper
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Happy Hooligan; Professor Jones
Reprints
  • from Happy Hooligan Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1926-06-21

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 73)

S'Matter Pop? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)
Pencils
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)
Inks
Charles Payne (as Charles M. Payne)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from S'Matter, Pop? Sunday (Bell Syndicate) 1929-09-01

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 74)

Merely Margy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Held (as John Held Jr.)
Pencils
John Held (as John Held Jr.)
Inks
John Held (as John Held Jr.)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Merely Margy Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1930-07-13

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 75)

Somebody's Stenog / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. E. Hayward
Pencils
A. E. Hayward
Inks
A. E. Hayward
Letters
?

Genre
humor; drama
Characters
Sam Smithers
Reprints
  • from Somebody's Stenog Sunday (Ledger Syndicate) 1931-12-06

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 76)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill
Inks
H. J. Tuthill
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
George Bungle; Jo Bungle
Reprints
  • from Bungle Family Sunday (McNaught Syndicate) 1931-05-17 - 1931-05-24
  • from Bungle Family Sunday (McNaught Syndicate) 1931-09-20
  • from Bungle Family Sunday (McNaught Syndicate) 1931-11-29 - 1931-12-06
  • from Bungle Family Sunday (McNaught Syndicate) 1932-02-21
  • from Bungle Family Sunday (McNaught Syndicate) 1930-06-01

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 77)

Krazy Kat / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
George Herriman
Pencils
George Herriman
Inks
George Herriman
Letters
George Herriman

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Krazy; Ignatz; Offisa Pup
Reprints
  • from Krazy Kat Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1922.xx.xx
  • from Krazy Kat Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1923.01.xx
  • from Krazy Kat Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1923.01.xx
Keywords
New Year; resolutions

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 78)

Blondie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chic Young
Pencils
Chic Young
Inks
Chic Young
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Blondie; Dagwood
Reprints
  • from Blondie Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1933-04-02

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 79)

Skippy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Percy Crosby
Pencils
Percy Crosby
Inks
Percy Crosby
Letters
?

Genre
children; humor
Reprints
  • from Skippy Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1930-01-19

IV: Sunny Toonerville and the Darkling World (Table of Contents: 80)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 81)

Out Our Way / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams
Inks
J. R. Williams
Letters
?

Genre
drama; humor; children
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way (NEA Services) 1925-02-14
  • from Out Our Way (NEA Services) 1927-01-30
  • from Out Our Way (NEA Services) 1932-06-26
  • from Out Our Way (NEA Services) 1935-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 82)

Bobby Thatcher / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
George Storm
Pencils
George Storm
Inks
George Storm
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Bobby Thatcher; Professor Pettibone; The Cove Gang
Reprints
  • from Bobby Thatcher daily (Bell Syndicate) 1932-xx-xx - 1932-xx-xx (#1651-1661)

Don K. Haughty (Table of Contents: 83)

Minute Movies / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan
Pencils
Ed Wheelan
Inks
Ed Wheelan
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Don K. Haughty [Archibald Clubb]; Pancho Stanza [Fuller Phun]
Synopsis
Don K. Haughty goes off on a crusade to enforce Prohibition.
Reprints
  • from Minute Movies daily (George Matthew Adams Service) 1929-04-22 - 1929-04-27

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 84)

School Days / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Pencils
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Inks
Clare Victor Dwiggins
Letters
?

Genre
children
Reprints
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1922-xx-xx
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1922-xx-xx
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1923-03-30
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1923-04-30
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1925-04-11
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1925-08-17
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1926-07-12
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1927-01-18
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1927-xx-xx
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1927-03-01
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1927-03-17
  • from School Days (McClure Syndicate) 1927-04-04

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 85)

Toonerville Folks / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Fontaine Fox
Pencils
Fontaine Fox
Inks
Fontaine Fox
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
the Skipper
Reprints
  • from Toonerville Folks (?) 1917-xx-xx
  • from Toonerville Folks (?) 1924-xx-xx
  • from Toonerville Folks (?) 1928-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

12 cartoons from 1917, 1924, 1928.

[Major Bluepoint] (Table of Contents: 86)

Moon Mullins / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Willard
Pencils
Frank Willard
Inks
Frank Willard
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Moon Mullins; Kayo; Egypt; Emmy; Mamie; Uncle Willie; Major Bluepoint
Reprints
  • from Moon Mullins daily (Chicago Tribune) 1928-xx-xx - 1928-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

57 strips.

[Madame LaMousse] (Table of Contents: 87)

Barney Google and Spark Plug / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script
Billy DeBeck
Pencils
Billy DeBeck
Inks
Billy DeBeck
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Barney Google; Senator Schnopps; Mr. Zitz; Madame LaMousse; Lena the Leopard; Opal Showers
Synopsis
Barney wants the Senator to give him back the eight bucks he owes him. The Senator wants Barney to leave the country and never come back. Meanwhile Barney is getting anonymous love letters.
Reprints
  • from Barney Google daily (King Features Syndicate) 1930-09-30 - 1930-11-13

Indexer Notes

42 daily strips.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 88)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Seldes
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... the comic strip, especially after you leave the domestic-relations type ...

Indexer Notes

Quote by Gilbert Seldes from "The 'Vulgar' Comic Strip," in The Seven Lively Arts, 1924.

[Shanghied] (Table of Contents: 89)

Wash Tubbs / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Wash Tubbs; Captain Easy; Captain Folly; Mr. Slug
Reprints
  • from Wash Tubbs daily (NEA Service) 1933-04-25 - 1933-08-26

Indexer Notes

107 strips.

V. Popeye, the Skipper and the Abysses of Space and Time (Table of Contents: 90)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[in Alpha Centauri] (Table of Contents: 91)

Buck Rogers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Philip Nowlan
Pencils
Dick Calkins
Inks
Dick Calkins
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; adventure
Characters
Buddy Deering; Wilma Deering
Reprints
  • from Buck Rogers Sunday (John Dille Co.) 1932-xx-xx
  • from Buck Rogers Sunday (John Dille Co.) 1933-xx-xx

The Door (Table of Contents: 92)

Tarzan / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Tarzan
Reprints
  • from Tarzan Sunday (United Feature Syndicate) 1933-08-06

[The Hawkmen] (Table of Contents: 93)

Flash Gordon / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alex Raymond
Pencils
Alex Raymond
Inks
Alex Raymond
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flash Gordon; Zarkov; the Hawkmen
Reprints
  • from Flash Gordon Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1935-06-16

[Val steals Morgan LeFay's falcon] (Table of Contents: 94)

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

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

Genre
historical; adventure
Characters
Valiant; Merlin; Morgan LeFay
Reprints
  • from Prince Valiant (King Features Syndicate) 1938-04-16

Indexer Notes

Strip number 62.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 95)

Alley Oop / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; humor
Characters
Alley Oop; Dinny; Doc Wonmug; Ooola; Dr. Bronson; Foozy
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop Sunday (NEA Service) 1935-xx-xx, 1935-xx-xx, 1940-11-10

Indexer Notes

1940 strip includes "Foozy's Foolosophies" companion strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 96)

Captain Easy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy; Bull Dawson
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sunday (NEA Service) 1935-01-20, 1935-09-06, 1941-07-06

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 97)

Little Joe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harold Gray
Pencils
Harold Gray; Robert Leffingwell
Inks
Robert Leffingwell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Utah, Joe
Reprints
  • from Little Joe (Chicago Tribune) 1938-02-06, 1940-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 98)

White Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Garrett Price
Pencils
Garrett Price
Inks
Garrett Price
Colors
Garrett Price
Letters
Garrett Price

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from White Boy (New York News Syndicate Company) 1933-11-05 - 1933-11-12

A Bad Risk; Seasonable Trials (Table of Contents: 99)

Toonerville Folks / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fontaine Fox
Pencils
Fontaine Fox
Inks
Fontaine Fox
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
The Skipper; Mickey McGuire
Reprints
  • from Toonerville Folks Sunday 1930-10-05, 1930-12-21

Plunder Island (Table of Contents: 100)

Thimble Theatre / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

Script
E. C. Segar
Pencils
E. C. Segar
Inks
E. C. Segar
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Popeye; J. Wellington Wimpy; Olive Oyl; Bill Barnacle; Alice the Goon; the Sea Hag; Geezil; Roughhouse; Miss Sniddle
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1933-12-03 - 1933-12-24, 1934-01-07 - 1934-07-08

Indexer Notes

Sunday from Dec. 31, 1933 not included. Includes "Sappo" and "Funny Films" topper strips.

VI Shadow Shapes in Moving Rows (Table of Contents: 101)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 102)

Secret Agent X-9 / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Dashiell Hammett
Pencils
Alex Raymond
Inks
Alex Raymond
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
X-9
Reprints
  • from Secret Agent X-9 daily (King Features Syndicate) 1934-xx-xx - 1934-xx-xx

[Sonny Is Home from College] (Table of Contents: 103)

Bringing Up Father / comic story / 1.2 pages (report information)

Script
George McManus
Pencils
George McManus
Inks
George McManus
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Maggie; Jiggs; Sonny
Reprints
  • from Bringing Up Father daily (King Features Syndicate) 1936-03-23 - 1936-03-28

[Introductory Story] (Table of Contents: 104)

Abbie an' Slats / comic story / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
Raeburn Van Buren
Pencils
Raeburn Van Buren
Inks
Raeburn Van Buren
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Abbie Scrapple; Sally Scrapple; Slats Scrapple
Reprints
  • from Abbie an' Slats daily (United Feature Syndicate) 1937-12-17 ? - 1937-xx-xx
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

First 12 dailies.

[Major Hoople's Modern Art] (Table of Contents: 105)

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Major Hoople
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House daily (NEA Service) 1929-03-09 - 1929-03-18

[The Coffee Hijackers and the Haunted House] (Table of Contents: 106)

Barnaby / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Crockett Johnson
Pencils
Crockett Johnson
Inks
Crockett Johnson
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Barnaby; Mr. O'Malley; Gus the Ghost; Jane Schultz; Barnaby's mother; Barnaby's father
Reprints
  • from Barnaby daily (Field Publications) 1943-01-18 - 1943-02-27

Indexer Notes

35 strips.

No End; High Words (Table of Contents: 107)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill
Inks
H. J. Tuthill
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
George Bungle
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sunday (McNaught Syndicate) 1936-07-26, 1936-05-02 ?

Indexer Notes

Includes "Turn About" topper.

[Race for Riches] (Table of Contents: 108)

Mickey Mouse / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Osborne
Pencils
Floyd Gottfredson
Inks
Ted Thwaites
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Mickey Mouse; Horace Horsecollar; Squinch; Pegleg Pete; Clarabelle Cow; Minnie Mouse; Goofy
Reprints
  • from Mickey Mouse daily (King Features Syndicate) 1935-06-03 - 1935-09-28

[The Disappearance of Uriah Gudge] (Table of Contents: 109)

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Gray
Pencils
Harold Gray
Inks
Harold Gray
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Annie; Shanghai; Jack; Rose; Mrs. Alden; Sandy; Judge Button
Reprints
  • from Little Orphan Annie Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1938-10-23 - 1938-11-20
  • from Little Orphan Annie daily (Chicago Tribune) 1938-10-24 - 1938-11-19

Indexer Notes

Sundays include "Maw Green" companion strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 110)

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff
Pencils
Milton Caniff
Inks
Milton Caniff
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry; Pat; Chopstick Joe; Miss Sherman; Connie; Hu Shee
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) 1940-11-18 - 1940-11-30
  • from Terry and the Pirates Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate) 1940-11-17 - 1940-12-01

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 111)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In their early days [the comic strips had an important function] as a form of crude but vigorous satire ...

Indexer Notes

A quote from "The Funny Papers," an uncredited article in "Fortune" magazine, April 1933.

[The Arson Duo] (Table of Contents: 112)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Chester Gould
Pencils
Chester Gould
Inks
Chester Gould
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Chief Yellowpony; Pat Patton; the Arson Duo; Cutie Diamond
Reprints
  • from Dick Tracy Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1935-04-28 - 1935-05-19
  • from Dick Tracy daily (Chicago Tribune) 1935-04-29 - 1935-05-25

VII Cats, Dogs, Possums, Counts and Others (Table of Contents: 113)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 114)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Gilbert Seldes
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Krazy Kat, the daily comic strip of George Herriman, is, to me, the most amusing ...

Indexer Notes

Quote by Gilbert Seldes from the article "The Krazy Kat That Walks by Himself," from "The Seven Lively Arts" (1924).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 115)

Nize Baby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milt Gross
Pencils
Milt Gross
Inks
Milt Gross
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Gross

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Nize Baby Sunday (Press Publishing Co) 1928-08-26

Indexer Notes

Includes "Banana Oil" topper.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 116)

Count Screwloose / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milt Gross
Pencils
Milt Gross
Inks
Milt Gross
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Gross

Characters
Count Screwloose; Iggy (dog)
Reprints
  • from Count Screwloose of Tooloose Sunday (Press Publishing Co) 1929-11-10

Indexer Notes

Includes "Banana Oil" topper.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 117)

Dave's Delicatessen / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Milt Gross
Pencils
Milt Gross
Inks
Milt Gross
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Gross

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Dave's Delicatessen Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1932-04-10

Indexer Notes

Includes "Count Screwloose" topper.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 118)

Felix the Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Otto Messmer (ghosting for Pat Sullivan)
Pencils
Otto Messmer (ghosting for Pat Sullivan)
Inks
Otto Messmer (ghosting for Pat Sullivan)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Felix the Cat
Reprints
  • from Felix the Cat Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1931-12-28

Indexer Notes

Includes "Laura" topper.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 119)

Li'l Abner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Li'l Abner; Mammy Yokum; Marryin' Sam; Hairless Joe; Lonesome Polecat; Pappy Yokum; Lord Cedric Cesspool
Reprints
  • from Li'l Abner Sunday (United Feature Syndicate) 1938-12-11, 1940-01-21, 1942-07-14

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 120)

Hejji / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Theodor Seuss Geisel (as Dr. Seuss)
Pencils
Theodor Seuss Geisel (as Dr. Seuss)
Inks
Theodor Seuss Geisel (as Dr. Seuss)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beyond jagged peaks lies the land of Baako ...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Hejji
Reprints
  • from Hejji Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1935-11-07

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 121)

Abie the Agent / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harry Hershfield
Pencils
Harry Hershfield
Inks
Harry Hershfield
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Abie the Agent
Reprints
  • from Abie the Agent Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1938-03-13
  • from Abie the Agent Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1938-12-25

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 122)

Krazy Kat / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
George Herriman
Pencils
George Herriman
Inks
George Herriman
Colors
George Herriman
Letters
George Herriman

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Krazy Kat; Ignatz Mouse; Offissa Pup
Reprints
  • from Krazy Kat Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1936-05-09, 1936-08-15, 1936-12-13, 1937-01-17, 1937-09-12, 1938-03-20, 1939-11-05, 1939-11-19

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 123)

Pogo / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Kelly
Pencils
Walt Kelly
Inks
Walt Kelly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody
Characters
Pogo Possum; Albert; Howland Owl; Churchy LaFemmme
Reprints
  • from Pogo Sunday (Post-Hall Syndicate) 1950-04-02, 1950-04-30, 1950-05-14, 1950-05-21

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 124)

Gordo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gus Arriola
Pencils
Gus Arriola
Inks
Gus Arriola
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier; humor
Characters
Gordo; Coronado
Reprints
  • from Gordo Sunday (United Feature Syndicate) 1948-xx-xx, 1949-01-16

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 125)

Texas Slim and Dirty Dalton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ferd Johnson
Pencils
Ferd Johnson
Inks
Ferd Johnson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Texas Slim; Dirty Dalton
Reprints
  • from Texas Slim Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1943-xx-xx
  • from Texas Slim Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1943-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 126)

Casey Ruggles / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Warren Tufts
Pencils
Warren Tufts
Inks
Warren Tufts
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Kit Fox; Casey Ruggles
Reprints
  • from Casey Ruggles (United Feature Syndicate) Sunday 1951-09-02

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 127)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Edward Wagenknecht
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Most of the Sunday strips of the first generation of the comics ...

Indexer Notes

Quote by Edward Wagenknecht from "As Far as Yesterday" (1968).

VIII Little People, Wise Guys and Witches (Table of Contents: 128)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 129)

Peanuts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Schulz
Pencils
Charles Schulz
Inks
Charles Schulz
Letters
Charles Schulz

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Snoopy; Charlie Brown ; Peppermint Patty; Woodstock
Reprints
  • from Peanuts Sunday (United Feature Syndicate) 1972-07-30 - 1972-08-06

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 130)

King Aroo / comic story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kent
Pencils
Jack Kent
Inks
Jack Kent
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is this where you painted the pictures, Mr. Elephant?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
King Aroo; Mr. Elephant
Reprints
  • from King Aroo daily (McClure Syndicate) 1956-03-26 - 1956-03-31

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 131)

Tumbleweeds / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom K. Ryan
Pencils
Tom K. Ryan
Inks
Tom K. Ryan
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lo! What's dis?!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Snake-Eye; Snookie
Reprints
  • from Tumbleweeds (Register & Tribune Syndicate) daily 1971-09-28 - 1971-09-29

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 132)

Beetle Bailey / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Mort Walker
Pencils
Mort Walker
Inks
Mort Walker
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a chart on the hand grenade.
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Beetle Bailey; Sgt. Snorkle
Reprints
  • from Beetle Bailey Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1953-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 133)

Hägar the Horrible / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Dik Browne
Pencils
Dik Browne
Inks
Dik Browne
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What crazy mixed-up rocks!
Genre
humor; historical
Characters
Hagar; Crazy Eddie
Reprints
  • from Hagar the Horrible Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1974-06-02
Keywords
barbarian

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 134)

Doonesbury / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Garry Trudeau
Pencils
Garry Trudeau
Inks
Garry Trudeau
Letters
Garry Trudeau

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thanks for picking me up..
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Mike Doonesbury
Reprints
  • from Doonesbury Sunday (Universal Press Syndicate) 1971-06-27

[Parallel lines] (Table of Contents: 135)

B.C. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Johnny Hart
Pencils
Johnny Hart
Inks
Johnny Hart
Letters
?

Genre
humor; historical
Reprints
  • from B.C. Sunday (Publishers Newspaper Syndicate) 1965-10-17

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 136)

Miss Peach / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mell Lazarus
Pencils
Mell Lazarus
Inks
Mell Lazarus
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bet if I could do this fast enough, I'd fly!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Arthur; Marcia
Reprints
  • from Miss Peach Sunday (Publishers Newspaper Syndicate) 1965-02-07

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 137)

The Wizard of Id / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Johnny Hart
Pencils
Brant Parker (signed)
Inks
Brant Parker (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Wizard of Id Sunday (Publishers-Hall Syndicate) 1976-02-15

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 138)

Hi and Lois / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Mort Walker
Pencils
Dik Browne
Inks
Dik Browne
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are you going, Hi?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Hi; Lois
Reprints
  • from Hi and Lois Sunday (King Features Syndicate) 1963-03-31

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 139)

Momma / comic story / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Mell Lazarus
Pencils
Mell Lazarus
Inks
Mell Lazarus
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Momma; Francis
Reprints
  • from Momma Sunday (Publishers-Hall Syndicate) 1972-07-16

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 140)

Broom Hilda / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Russell Myers
Pencils
Russell Myers
Inks
Russell Myers
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I wake up, Everybody wakes up!
Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Broom Hilda
Reprints
  • from Broom Hilda Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1974-03-17

[International Comics Week] (Table of Contents: 141)

Sam's Strip / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Dumas
Pencils
Jerry Dumas
Inks
Jerry Dumas
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Sam's Strip daily (King Features Syndicate) 1962-04-30, 1962-05-01, 1962-05-03

A Selected, Introductory Bibliography of Books and Articles on Newspaper Comics (Table of Contents: 142)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

An Annotated Index of the Comics (Table of Contents: 143)

text article / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Blackbeard; Martin Williams
Letters
typeset

Keywords
index

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 144)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Mutt; Jeff; Terry Lee; Little Orphan Annie; Sandy; Barnaby; Walt Wallet; Skeezix; Blondie; Dagwood; Moon Mullins, Emmie; Doonesbury

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Panel reprints from Mutt and Jeff, Terry and the Pirates, Little Orphan Annie; Barnaby; Gasoline Alley, Blondie; Moon Mullins, Doonesbury, and Li'l Abner.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Frontispiece - I have enormous respect...]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Johnny Wise
  5. 4. The Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics
  6. 5. [Copyright Page]
  7. 6. Contents
  8. 7. Foreword
  9. 8. Acknowledgments
  10. 9. [Sports writers...are surpassed...]
  11. 10. Introduction - The Comic Treasures of the American Newspaper Page
  12. 11. I. Struwwelpeter, Pagliacci and Puss in Boots (Folklore Figures in the Early Sunday Comic Strip) 1896-1916
  13. 12. Opening of the Hogan's Alley Athletic Club
    Hogan's Alley
  14. 13. Johnny Wise Gets the Double Cross
    Johnny Wise
  15. 14. On the Strand
    Buster Brown
  16. 15. He Has His Picture Taken
    Buster Brown
  17. 16. Oh! Pumpkins
    Buster Brown
  18. 17. The Katzenjammer's Revenge
    The Katzenjammer Kids
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Hans und Fritz
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    And Her Name Was Maud
  21. 20. Happy Hooligan Dropped into the House of Lords
    Happy Hooligan
  22. 21. Pinkey Gives a Clear Explanation of What a Symphony Concert Is
    Jimmy
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Little Nemo in Slumberland
  24. 23. Nibsy the Newsboy in Funny Fairy Land
    Nibsy the Newsboy
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    The Kin-Der-Kids
  26. 25. Their Baby
    The Newlyweds
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Mister Tweedeedle
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    The Naps of Polly Sleepyhead
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Naughty Pete
  30. 29. Mama's Angel Child Has a Cubist Nightmare in the Studio of Monsieur Paul Vincent Cezanne Van Gogen Ganguin
    Mama's Angel Child
  31. 30. Reg'lar Election; Off the Track
    Bear Creek Folks
  32. 31. Going Up?; Did You Ever See a Dogapult?
    School Days and Ophelia
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  34. 33. Oh You Hollanders! Look Out for Slim Jim!
    Slim Jim
  35. 34. The Colonel Is a Little Too Hasty
    Hawkshaw the Detective
  36. 35. II. Mr. Caudle, Sherlock Holmes and the Artless Dodger (Popular Images in the Early Daily Comic Strip 1907-1927)
  37. 36. E. Z. Mark Makes Protest
    Mr. E. Z. Mark
  38. 37. He Visits Coney Island
    Mr. Jack
  39. 38. He Can't Keep from Bragging, Even in His Sleep
    Braggo the Monk
  40. 39. They Steal a March on the Star Border
    The Hall-Room Boys
  41. 40. ["The funny paper has ... become not only a faithful reflection of the tastes and ethical principles ..."]
  42. 41. The Adventure of the Vanishing Star
    Sherlocko the Monk
  43. 42. A Picture Drama of Love and Hate with a Thrill in Every Picture
    Desperate Desmond
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Chantecler Peck
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    S'Matter Pop?
  46. 45. ["I think I'll retire from the stage..."]
    Midsummer Day Dreams
  47. 46. A. Mutt Is Summoned Before the Insanity Commission for Investigation
    A. Mutt
  48. 47. A. Piker Clerk Comes to the Rescue of Chicago with a Tip on the Races
    A. Piker Clerk
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    The Family Upstairs
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
    Baron Bean
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    Stumble Inn
  52. 51. [no title indexed]
    Dok's Dippy Duck
  53. 52. [no title indexed]
    Buck Nix
  54. 53. Introducing The Gumps!
    The Gumps
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
    Old Doc Yak
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  57. 56. ["I have that fallacious feeling of absolute knowledge that a first edition of Theodore Dreiser ..."]
  58. 57. [no title indexed]
  59. 58. III Old Cunning Stagers
  60. 59. [no title indexed]
    The Smythes
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
    The Gumps
  62. 61. [no title indexed]
    Polly and Her Pals
  63. 62. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  64. 63. [no title indexed]
    Moon Mullins
  65. 64. [no title indexed]
    Little Nemo in the Land of Wonderful Dreams
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
    Little Nemo in Slumberland
  67. 66. Isn't It Wonderful!
    Hairbreadth Harry
  68. 67. [no title indexed]
    Bringing Up Father
  69. 68. [no title indexed]
    The Katzenjammer Kids
  70. 69. [no title indexed]
    Barney Google and Spark Plug
  71. 70. [no title indexed]
    Gasoline Alley
  72. 71. [no title indexed]
    Boob McNutt
  73. 72. [no title indexed]
    Happy Hooligan
  74. 73. [no title indexed]
    S'Matter Pop?
  75. 74. [no title indexed]
    Merely Margy
  76. 75. [no title indexed]
    Somebody's Stenog
  77. 76. [no title indexed]
    The Bungle Family
  78. 77. [no title indexed]
    Krazy Kat
  79. 78. [no title indexed]
    Blondie
  80. 79. [no title indexed]
    Skippy
  81. 80. IV: Sunny Toonerville and the Darkling World
  82. 81. [no title indexed]
    Out Our Way
  83. 82. [no title indexed]
    Bobby Thatcher
  84. 83. Don K. Haughty
    Minute Movies
  85. 84. [no title indexed]
    School Days
  86. 85. [no title indexed]
    Toonerville Folks
  87. 86. [Major Bluepoint]
    Moon Mullins
  88. 87. [Madame LaMousse]
    Barney Google and Spark Plug
  89. 88. ["... the comic strip, especially after you leave the domestic-relations type ..."]
  90. 89. [Shanghied]
    Wash Tubbs
  91. 90. V. Popeye, the Skipper and the Abysses of Space and Time
  92. 91. [in Alpha Centauri]
    Buck Rogers
  93. 92. The Door
    Tarzan
  94. 93. [The Hawkmen]
    Flash Gordon
  95. 94. [Val steals Morgan LeFay's falcon]
    Prince Valiant
  96. 95. [no title indexed]
    Alley Oop
  97. 96. [no title indexed]
    Captain Easy
  98. 97. [no title indexed]
    Little Joe
  99. 98. [no title indexed]
    White Boy
  100. 99. A Bad Risk; Seasonable Trials
    Toonerville Folks
  101. 100. Plunder Island
    Thimble Theatre
  102. 101. VI Shadow Shapes in Moving Rows
  103. 102. [no title indexed]
    Secret Agent X-9
  104. 103. [Sonny Is Home from College]
    Bringing Up Father
  105. 104. [Introductory Story]
    Abbie an' Slats
  106. 105. [Major Hoople's Modern Art]
    Our Boarding House
  107. 106. [The Coffee Hijackers and the Haunted House]
    Barnaby
  108. 107. No End; High Words
    The Bungle Family
  109. 108. [Race for Riches]
    Mickey Mouse
  110. 109. [The Disappearance of Uriah Gudge]
    Little Orphan Annie
  111. 110. [no title indexed]
    Terry and the Pirates
  112. 111. ["In their early days [the comic strips had an important function] as a form of crude but vigorous satire ..."]
  113. 112. [The Arson Duo]
    Dick Tracy
  114. 113. VII Cats, Dogs, Possums, Counts and Others
  115. 114. ["Krazy Kat, the daily comic strip of George Herriman, is, to me, the most amusing ..."]
  116. 115. [no title indexed]
    Nize Baby
  117. 116. [no title indexed]
    Count Screwloose
  118. 117. [no title indexed]
    Dave's Delicatessen
  119. 118. [no title indexed]
    Felix the Cat
  120. 119. [no title indexed]
    Li'l Abner
  121. 120. ["Beyond jagged peaks lies the land of Baako ..."]
    Hejji
  122. 121. [no title indexed]
    Abie the Agent
  123. 122. [no title indexed]
    Krazy Kat
  124. 123. [no title indexed]
    Pogo
  125. 124. [no title indexed]
    Gordo
  126. 125. [no title indexed]
    Texas Slim and Dirty Dalton
  127. 126. [no title indexed]
    Casey Ruggles
  128. 127. ["Most of the Sunday strips of the first generation of the comics ..."]
  129. 128. VIII Little People, Wise Guys and Witches
  130. 129. [no title indexed]
    Peanuts
  131. 130. ["Is this where you painted the pictures, Mr. Elephant?"]
    King Aroo
  132. 131. ["Lo! What's dis?!"]
    Tumbleweeds
  133. 132. ["This is a chart on the hand grenade."]
    Beetle Bailey
  134. 133. ["What crazy mixed-up rocks!"]
    Hägar the Horrible
  135. 134. ["Thanks for picking me up.."]
    Doonesbury
  136. 135. [Parallel lines]
    B.C.
  137. 136. ["Bet if I could do this fast enough, I'd fly!"]
    Miss Peach
  138. 137. [no title indexed]
    The Wizard of Id
  139. 138. ["Where are you going, Hi?"]
    Hi and Lois
  140. 139. [no title indexed]
    Momma
  141. 140. ["When I wake up, Everybody wakes up!"]
    Broom Hilda
  142. 141. [International Comics Week]
    Sam's Strip
  143. 142. A Selected, Introductory Bibliography of Books and Articles on Newspaper Comics
  144. 143. An Annotated Index of the Comics
  145. 144. [Back Cover]
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