(June 1936)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comics Magazine Company, Inc.
Editing
William Cook ?
Color
Color with some Black and White pages
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Paper cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

"Logo now reads The Comics Magazine Funny Pages, indicia remains The Comic Magazine. All stories in #1 and #2 are taken from DC's inventory. 1st Mayer cover.


Absolutely the Nuts (Table of Contents)

J. Worthington Blimp / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside front cover.

[Boys! Earn money and big prizes] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Funny Pages (Table of Contents: 3)

Editorial / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia.

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

Further Adventures of Jane and Johnny / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
W. M. Allison
Pencils
W. M. Allison
Inks
W. M. Allison
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Bill and his posse lost the trail...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Freddie Bell, He Means Well / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Curzon
Pencils
Matt Curzon
Inks
Matt Curzon
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Down with capitalism
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Skinny Shaner / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom McNamara
Pencils
Tom McNamara
Inks
Tom McNamara
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sometimes a perfectly good theory...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

racist humor

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

Koko / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
M. MacIntyre
Pencils
M. MacIntyre
Inks
M. MacIntyre
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His teeth were chattering, and both knees shook...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

racist humor

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

Porkchops 'n' Gravy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Stahl
Pencils
Al Stahl
Inks
Al Stahl
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! Here Ah is starvin' to death and we ain't got nothing to eat!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Cap'n Tripe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Cooper
Pencils
Tom Cooper
Inks
Tom Cooper
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Captin! The boys are gonna take the ship from you!

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

Federal Agent / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bart Regan is conducting an important official...
Characters
Bart Regan (1st, next seen in Detective Comics #1)

The Son-of-a-Gun Comes Through (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Wallace Kirk
Letters
typography

Indexer Notes

text with 1 illo.

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

Alfy Elephant / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Randall
Pencils
Stan Randall
Inks
Stan Randall
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll getcha hat fer ya mister!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

T'aint So! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As told by L. Soutter Ogden, Pennsylvania

Indexer Notes

This story is told entirely in pictures and records a new departure in narrative form. The publishers of this magazine are happy to be the first to offer this style of story telling to its readers and ask all of you write your opinion...

The Golden Idol (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Includes a one page introduction in text only. First two pages printed in four color, the rest in black and white.

Stamp Collectors (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phillip Pace

The Round-Up (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
W. M. Allison
Pencils
W. M. Allison
Inks
W. M. Allison
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

2-page illo.

Junior Library (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frances Hope

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

Shocky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Randall
Pencils
Stan Randall
Inks
Stan Randall
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blaw-w!
Genre
humor

[This is free!] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Magic Hand / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Presto Merritt
Pencils
Presto Merritt
Inks
Presto Merritt
Colors
?
Letters
text

Genre
biography

Indexer Notes

Includes "Swapper's Mart".

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

Major Frederick Lord / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Palmer
Pencils
Palmer
Inks
Palmer
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Recruit Frederick Lord reports for duty with the Mexican Expeditionary Force.
Genre
humor; western-frontier

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

Freaks of Luck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Livingston
Pencils
Livingston
Inks
Livingston
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well we've shot all the gold dust we had...
Genre
humor

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

Big Sid / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Randall
Pencils
Stan Randall
Inks
Stan Randall
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where we goin' Pop?

Lesson No. 2: Bodies (Table of Contents: 24)

Learn Cartooning / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Patterson
Pencils
John Patterson
Inks
John Patterson

Indexer Notes

puzzle

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

Crossword Puzzle / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Stanley Ashworth
Inks
Stanley Ashworth
Letters
typeset

Aeronautical Advisory Service (Table of Contents: 26)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Captain Raymond Clark
Letters
typeset text

Synopsis
Captain Clark answers questions on Aeronautics

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

Black Lagoon / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill Horton has just made his first inspection of the Black Lagoon...
Genre
adventure

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

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

Script
Tom McNamara
Pencils
Tom McNamara
Inks
Tom McNamara
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kitchy kich!
Genre
humor

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

Skipper Ham Shanks / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Patterson
Pencils
John Patterson
Inks
John Patterson
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ham Shanks and his pal Poss are helping their old friend Spike Kelly...
Genre
adventure; humor

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

Dickie Duck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Curzon
Pencils
Matt Curzon
Inks
Matt Curzon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dickie--take this umbrella and go fetch...
Genre
humor

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

Spunk Hazard / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on Foggy--let's go out and soak up some sunshine---
Genre
humor

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

Loony Louie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John A. Patterson
Pencils
John A. Patterson
Inks
John A. Patterson
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello! This is the fire department isn't it?
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Evidence Eddy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmmmmm
Genre
humor; detective-mystery

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

Cannonball Jones / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Balmy is the day and Cannonball trips...
Genre
humor

[Don't forget the free pencil] (Table of Contents: 35) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[Boys! Here's a magazine that you should read ...] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Factory to You] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Absolutely the Nuts
    J. Worthington Blimp
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. [Boys! Earn money and big prizes]
  4. 3. The Funny Pages
    Editorial
  5. 4. ["Captain Bill and his posse lost the trail..."]
    Further Adventures of Jane and Johnny
  6. 5. ["Down with capitalism"]
    Freddie Bell, He Means Well
  7. 6. ["Sometimes a perfectly good theory..."]
    Skinny Shaner
  8. 7. ["His teeth were chattering, and both knees shook..."]
    Koko
  9. 8. ["Boy! Here Ah is starvin' to death and we ain't got nothing to eat!"]
    Porkchops 'n' Gravy
  10. 9. ["Oh Captin! The boys are gonna take the ship from you!"]
    Cap'n Tripe
  11. 10. ["Bart Regan is conducting an important official..."]
    Federal Agent
  12. 11. The Son-of-a-Gun Comes Through
  13. 12. ["I'll getcha hat fer ya mister!"]
    Alfy Elephant
  14. 13. ["As told by L. Soutter Ogden, Pennsylvania"]
    T'aint So!
  15. 14. The Golden Idol
  16. 15. Stamp Collectors
  17. 16. The Round-Up
  18. 17. Junior Library
  19. 18. ["Blaw-w!"]
    Shocky
  20. 19. [This is free!]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Magic Hand
  22. 21. ["Recruit Frederick Lord reports for duty with the Mexican Expeditionary Force."]
    Major Frederick Lord
  23. 22. ["Well we've shot all the gold dust we had..."]
    Freaks of Luck
  24. 23. ["Where we goin' Pop?"]
    Big Sid
  25. 24. Lesson No. 2: Bodies
    Learn Cartooning
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Crossword Puzzle
  27. 26. Aeronautical Advisory Service
  28. 27. ["Bill Horton has just made his first inspection of the Black Lagoon..."]
    Black Lagoon
  29. 28. ["Kitchy kich!"]
    My Grandpa
  30. 29. ["Ham Shanks and his pal Poss are helping their old friend Spike Kelly..."]
    Skipper Ham Shanks
  31. 30. ["Dickie--take this umbrella and go fetch..."]
    Dickie Duck
  32. 31. ["Come on Foggy--let's go out and soak up some sunshine---"]
    Spunk Hazard
  33. 32. ["Hello! This is the fire department isn't it?"]
    Loony Louie
  34. 33. ["Hmmmmm"]
    Evidence Eddy
  35. 34. ["Balmy is the day and Cannonball trips..."]
    Cannonball Jones
  36. 35. [Don't forget the free pencil]
  37. 36. [Boys! Here's a magazine that you should read ...]
  38. 37. [Factory to You]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lee Randall (R.I.P.)
  • Lou Mougin