(July 1936)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1936-05-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
More Fun, Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor and publisher); Vin Sullivan (associate editor); Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

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

One Big Happy Family! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Vin Sullivan (credited as The Editors)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[The Gavonian Affair, Part 11] (Table of Contents: 3)

Sandra of the Secret Service / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
W. C. Brigham (signed as C. Brigham) (credited as C. Brigham)
Inks
W. C. Brigham (signed as C. Brigham) (credited as C. Brigham)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gentlemen, I will tell you the whole truth...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandra; Count De Wex; Count Tauru
Synopsis
Sandra and Count De Wex try to escape from Tauru's forces.

[Prince of Patrania, Part 9] (Table of Contents: 4)

Spike Spalding / 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
Holy smokes!
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Spike Spalding; Pincus; The Sailor
Synopsis
Pincus is thrown overboard.

[Island Adventure, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 5)

Woozy Watts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger) (signed as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger) (signed as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger) (signed as Alger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Woozy Watts
Synopsis
Woozy is marooned on an island.

Indexer Notes

change to continued stories

[Damsel in Distress, Part 8] (Table of Contents: 6)

Jack Woods / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
W. C. Brigham (signed as C. Brigham) (credited as C. Brigham)
Inks
W. C. Brigham (signed as C. Brigham) (credited as C. Brigham)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Villa has surprised Jack...
Genre
adventure; western-frontier; detective-mystery
Characters
Jack Woods; Pancho Villa; Dolores; Don Miguel
Synopsis
Jack battles Pancho Villa on the edge of a precipice.

[Episode 10] (Table of Contents: 7)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wamba the Jester...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Wamba the Jester; Front de Boeuf; Cedric

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel

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

Don Drake on the Planet Saro / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Clem Gretter (credited as Clemens Gretter)
Inks
Clem Gretter (credited as Clemens Gretter)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don and Betty are captives in the Zetrurian prison cell...
Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery; science fiction
Characters
Don Drake; Betty; Krenon; Queen Zira (intro)
Synopsis
Don is offered his freedom if he can defeat the new monster.

Fang Gow of China [Part 11] (Table of Contents: 9)

Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow Of China / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Inks
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After a vicious and bloody encounter...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Barry O'Neil; Le Grand
Synopsis
Barry reveals a plot to blow up Paris.
Reprints

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

Chubby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harold Sherman (credited)
Pencils
Harold Sherman (credited)
Inks
Harold Sherman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello! Yeh this'z Chubby! Who?
Genre
humor
Characters
Chubby

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Talk About Talkies / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mary Partrick (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Firebug (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Guy Monroe (credited)
Pencils
Bill Carney (signed)
Inks
Bill Carney (signed)
Letters
typeset

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

Spike Spalding / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought it would grow up t'be a rose bush...
Genre
humor
Characters
Spike Spalding

Indexer Notes

not in continuity

[The Bedouin Adventure, Part 10] (Table of Contents: 14)

Wing Brady / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited, signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited, signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Choking with thirst...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ali Ben Saad; Wing Brady; Nasir
Synopsis
Ali Ben Saad attacks the camp of the Arab who saved Wing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hickey was previously credited with the script, but there is no evidence to suggest he did more than the artwork.

[The Holdup, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 15)

Along the Main Line / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooper (credited)
Inks
Tom Cooper (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jake and Ed are trapped...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jake; Ed
Synopsis
Jake and Ed are trapped in an abandoned mine.

Indexer Notes

Script previously credited to Cooper, but the Who's Who has him at National only on pencils and inks.

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

Sam the Porter / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take a dinner menu up to 207!
Genre
humor
Characters
Sam

[The Werewolf, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 17)

Dr. Occult / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (credited as Leger)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (credited as Reuths)
Inks
Joe Shuster (credited as Reuths)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Five minutes to twelve...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Occult; Jenkins; Westly (intro, a werewolf)
Synopsis
Doctor Occult and a young girl are attacked by a werewolf.

The Ole Swimmin' Hole (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Creig Flessel (credited as Fless) (signed as Fless)
Pencils
Creig Flessel (credited as Fless) (signed as Fless)
Inks
Creig Flessel (credited as Fless) (signed as Fless)
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[The Half-Breed, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks
Tom Cooper (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jim and his friend, the trapper...
Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Pierre; Jim; Mary; The Trapper
Synopsis
Jim hunts down Pierre for kidnapping Mary.

Indexer Notes

Cooper previously given as writer, but according to the Who's Who he was artist only.

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

Pelion and Ossa / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Stahl (credited)
Pencils
Al Stahl (credited)
Inks
Al Stahl (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee gosh, but it's sure a great day to be happy!!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pelion; Ossa

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (credited as H. C.)
Inks
A. D. Kiefer (credited as A. D. K.)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That the Spanish Armada had not been partially destroyed...
Genre
non-fiction

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

Brad Hardy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Leslie Ross (credited as A. Leslie Ross)
Pencils
Leslie Ross (credited as A. Leslie Ross)
Inks
Leslie Ross (credited as A. Leslie Ross)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brad, Lorraine and Prince Kardos are suddenly confronted...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Brad Hardy; Lorraine; Prince Kardos
Synopsis
Brad, Lorraine and Kardos are confronted by a giant spider.

[Dewey and the Pirates, Part 8] (Table of Contents: 23)

Midshipman Dewey / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks
Tom Cooper (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dewey makes his way back to the ship...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Dewey; The Captain
Synopsis
Dewey rescues the Captain.

Indexer Notes

Script previously credited to Cooper but no evidence suggest he did more than the artwork.

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

Fun Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 26)

The Three Musketeers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Sven Elven
Inks
Sven Elven
Letters
Sven Elven

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the first Monday of April, 1625...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
D'Artagnan (intro); his parents
Synopsis
D'Artagnan sets out for Paris to make his fortune and loses his first fight.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Alexandre Dumas novel.

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

More Fun and Magic / text article / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
The Wizard of Biff
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

It's a Fact / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Ferrer ?
Pencils
Paul Ferrer ?
Inks
Paul Ferrer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A normal human heart beats 92,160 times a day!
Genre
non-fiction

[The Bank Robbers, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 30)

Little Linda / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Pencils
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Inks
Whitney Ellsworth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All alone and friendless...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Little Linda; Butch
Synopsis
Linda frees herself from the bank robbers and turns one of them over to the police.

[Captain Kiddlaw, Part 11] (Table of Contents: 31)

2023: Super-Police / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch (credited)
Pencils
Clem Gretter (credited as Clemens Gretter)
Inks
Clem Gretter (credited as Clemens Gretter)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rex and Axel far down inside the cave...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rex Cosmos; Axel Yoke; The Queen; The Court Bishop
Synopsis
Rex and Axel find an underground race and the Queen decides to marry Rex.

In the Wake of the Wander [Part 9] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooper (credited as MacFergus)
Inks
Tom Cooper (credited as MacFergus)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Capt. Grim is a prisoner...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Captain Grim; Kango; Holcomb
Synopsis
Grim is brought before the Chief. Kango and Grim discuss making an alliance against Djenal.

Indexer Notes

Script previously credited to "Tom Cooper [as Mac Fergus]" but there is no evidence to suggest he did more than the artwork.

[Fishing] (Table of Contents: 33)

Hubert / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. Muselli (credited)
Pencils
Bill Patrick (credited, signed)
Inks
Bill Patrick (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hubert

Indexer Notes

pantomime; wordless comic

[Episode 7] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Sven Elven (credited)
Inks
Sven Elven (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sven Elven

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All that night preparations were being made...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Long John Silver; Jim Hawkins
Synopsis
The Hispaniola begins its voyage to the Land of Treasure. Long John Silver signs on as cook. One night out at sea, Jim climbs into a barrel of apples to get one on the bottom. While thus concealed he overhears Silver and several other men plotting a mutiny. Land is spotted.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson novel.

[The Purple Tiger, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 35)

Calling All Cars / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed as Siegel)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (signed as Shuster)
Inks
Joe Shuster (signed as Shuster)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holy smoke, Sandy!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandy Kean (intro); The Radio Squad; Doris Bailey; Commissioner Bailey; The Purple Tiger's gang (intro)
Synopsis
The Purple Tiger's gang kidnaps Doris Bailey, the Police Commissioner's daughter.
Reprints

[The Mystery Plane, Part 7] (Table of Contents: 36)

Bob Merritt and His Flying Pals / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Inks
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bob, upon receipt of a message...
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Bob Merritt; Lefty; Buzz; Dusty; Tex
Synopsis
Exposed, Fernando escapes to warn his superiors that Bob is leaving for Alaska tomorrow.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Script
Harold Sherman (credited)
Pencils
Harold Sherman (credited)
Inks
Harold Sherman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on there, Chasum -- We're goin' huntin'...
Genre
humor
Characters
G. Wiz; Chasum (dog)

Gigantic Premium Offer! (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

More Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Harmonica Playing Made Easy / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Factory to You (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    New Comics
  3. 2. One Big Happy Family!
  4. 3. [The Gavonian Affair, Part 11]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  5. 4. [Prince of Patrania, Part 9]
    Spike Spalding
  6. 5. [Island Adventure, Part 1]
    Woozy Watts
  7. 6. [Damsel in Distress, Part 8]
    Jack Woods
  8. 7. [Episode 10]
    Ivanhoe
  9. 8. ["Don and Betty are captives in the Zetrurian prison cell..."]
    Don Drake on the Planet Saro
  10. 9. Fang Gow of China [Part 11]
    Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow Of China
  11. 10. ["Hello! Yeh this'z Chubby! Who?"]
    Chubby
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  13. 12. Firebug
  14. 13. ["I thought it would grow up t'be a rose bush..."]
    Spike Spalding
  15. 14. [The Bedouin Adventure, Part 10]
    Wing Brady
  16. 15. [The Holdup, Part 3]
    Along the Main Line
  17. 16. ["Take a dinner menu up to 207!"]
    Sam the Porter
  18. 17. [The Werewolf, Part 1]
    Dr. Occult
  19. 18. The Ole Swimmin' Hole
  20. 19. [The Half-Breed, Part 1]
    Buckskin Jim
  21. 20. ["Gee gosh, but it's sure a great day to be happy!!"]
    Pelion and Ossa
  22. 21. ["That the Spanish Armada had not been partially destroyed..."]
    Just Suppose...
  23. 22. ["Brad, Lorraine and Prince Kardos are suddenly confronted..."]
    Brad Hardy
  24. 23. [Dewey and the Pirates, Part 8]
    Midshipman Dewey
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Fun Mail
  26. 25. ["I'm giving away lots of free prizes!"]
    Spike Spalding
  27. 26. [Episode 1]
    The Three Musketeers
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    More Fun and Magic
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    The House of Magic
  30. 29. ["A normal human heart beats 92,160 times a day!"]
    It's a Fact
  31. 30. [The Bank Robbers, Part 3]
    Little Linda
  32. 31. [Captain Kiddlaw, Part 11]
    2023: Super-Police
  33. 32. In the Wake of the Wander [Part 9]
    Captain Grim
  34. 33. [Fishing]
    Hubert
  35. 34. [Episode 7]
    Treasure Island
  36. 35. [The Purple Tiger, Part 1]
    Calling All Cars
  37. 36. [The Mystery Plane, Part 7]
    Bob Merritt and His Flying Pals
  38. 37. ["Come on there, Chasum -- We're goin' huntin'..."]
    G. Wiz
  39. 38. Gigantic Premium Offer!
    More Fun
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Harmonica Playing Made Easy
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  42. 41. Factory to You
    Remington Rand
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