(July 1936)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
More Fun, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor and publisher); Vincent A. Sullivan (associate editor); F. Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White (#9-47); Full Color (#48 onwards)
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#9-11); Glossy Covers (#12 onwards)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vin Sullivan
Inks:
Vin Sullivan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[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 [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)
Inks:
W. C. Brigham
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?

Genre:
adventure
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 [as Alger]
Pencils:
Russell Cole [as Alger]
Inks:
Russell Cole [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)
Inks:
W. C. Brigham
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
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:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Wamba the Jester; Front de Boeuf; Cedric

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel

["Don and Betty are captives in the Zetrurian prison cell..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Clem Gretter (signed)
Inks:
Clem Gretter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
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 (signed)
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Barry O'Neil; Le Grand
Synopsis:
Barry reveals a plot to blow up Paris

["Hello! Yeh this'z Chubby! Who?"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Chubby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Hal Sherman
Pencils:
Hal Sherman
Inks:
Hal Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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
Pencils:
Will Carney (signed)
Inks:
Will Carney (signed)
Letters:
typeset

["I thought it would grow up t'be a rose bush..."] (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:
?

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:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Pencils:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks:
Tom Hickey (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ali Ben Saad; Wing Brady; Nasir
Synopsis:
Ali Ben Saad attacks the camp of the Arab who saved Wing.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jake; Ed
Synopsis:
Jake and Ed are trapped in an abandoned mine.

["Take a dinner menu up to 207!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam

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

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

Script:
Jerry Siegel [as Leger]
Pencils:
Joe Shuster [as Reuths]
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Letters:
?

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
Pencils:
Creig Flessel [as Fless] (signed)
Inks:
Creig Flessel [as Fless] (signed)
Letters:
?

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

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pierre; Jim; Mary; The Trapper
Synopsis:
Jim hunts down Pierre for kidnapping Mary.

["Gee gosh, but it's sure a great day to be happy!!"] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script:
Al Stahl
Pencils:
Al Stahl (signed)
Inks:
Al Stahl
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pelion; Ossa

["That the Spanish Armada had not been partially destroyed..."] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer [as H. C.]
Inks:
A. D. Kiefer [as A. D. K.]
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Brad, Lorraine and Prince Kardos are suddenly confronted..."] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

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:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Dewey; The Captain
Synopsis:
Dewey rescues the Captain.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["I'm giving away lots of free prizes!"] (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:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
D'Artagnan (intro)
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)

["A normal human heart beats 92,160 times a day!"] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

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

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

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

Genre:
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 (signed)
Pencils:
Clem Gretter (signed)
Inks:
Clem Gretter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper [as MacFergus]
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Grim; Kango; Holcomb
Synopsis:
Grim is brought before the Chief. Kango and Grim discuss making an alliance against Djenal.

[Fishing] (Table of Contents: 33)

Hubert / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[Episode 7] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Sven Elven
Inks:
Sven Elven
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Long John Silver; Jim Hawkins
Synopsis:
Land is seen.

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)
Pencils:
Joe Shuster (signed)
Inks:
Joe Shuster
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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.

[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 (signed)
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bob Merritt; Lefty; Buzz; Dusty; Tex
Synopsis:
Exposed Fernando escapes to warn his superiors that Bob is leaving for Alaska tomorrow.

["Come on there, Chasum -- We're goin' huntin'..."] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
G. Wiz; Chasum

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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Hughes