More Fun Comics #v2#1 [13]
(September 1936)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1936-07-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
More Fun, Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor); Vin Sullivan (associate editor); Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date as submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1936, New Series, Volume 31, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 319247.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Boy perfuming skunk.
Keywords
atomizer bottles; perfume; skunks

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Gavonian Affair, Part 13] (Table of Contents: 2)

Sandra of the Secret Service / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the capital of the Kingdom of Gavonia...
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Princess Yonda; Count De Wex; Sandra [aka Madame Montell]; Premier Vakor
Synopsis
Sandra and the Princess are united, and the Princess is restored to her throne.

Indexer Notes

Conclusion of the story line.

[Prince of Patrania, Part 11] (Table of Contents: 3)

Spike Spalding / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pincus, who was discovered on board the yacht...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Pincus; Wa Fung; The Sailor; Spike Spalding
Synopsis
Pincus' new sailor friend hopes to sneak Spike into a lifeboat and escape from the ship.

Indexer Notes

continued

[Island Adventure, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oogla!
Genre
humor
Characters
Woozy Watts; Whiskers; Sourface
Synopsis
Everybody's following pieces of red cloth.

Indexer Notes

continued

[Damsel in Distress, Part 10] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack Woods, Don Miguel and his daughter Dolores...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jack Woods; Don Miguel; Dolores; Pancho Villa
Synopsis
Dolores frees Jack only for him to be caught again.

Indexer Notes

continued

[Episode 12] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Unfried, the hap of the castle...[sic]
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Rebecca; Ivanhoe; Front de Boeuf; The Black Knight; Unfried; Cedric
Synopsis
While Ivanhoe is recovering from his wounds Cedric and the Black Knight lead their troops against the castle.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don regains his equilibrium...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Don Drake; Queen Zira; Betty
Synopsis
Don defeats the monster, but a deadly gas envelops the city.

Indexer Notes

continued

He Plays Ball (Table of Contents: 8)

Unc / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Eichberger (credited, signed)
Pencils
Joe Eichberger (credited, signed)
Inks
Joe Eichberger (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Unc
Synopsis
Unc plays baseball with his talking dog.

Fang Gow of China [Part 13] (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
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Barry O'Neil; LeGrand; Fang Gow
Synopsis
Having captured Barry and LeGrand, Fang Gow demands Barry throw the switch that will destroy Paris!
Reprints

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

Fun Club / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[The Half-Breed, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While crossing the foot of the canyon...
Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Jim; Mary; Dan; Marty: Trapper Pete; Pierre
Synopsis
Marty's wagon is washed down the canyon. Jim and Dan try to rescue her but Pierre interferes.

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Cooper, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Tom Cooper was a writer.

continued

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

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

Script
Bill Carney (credited)
Pencils
Bill Carney (credited)
Inks
Bill Carney (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Pel' ol'e pal how about us taking a vacation?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pelion; Ossa
Synopsis
Pelion and Ossa go off on a fishing vacation, but Ossa has a nagging feeling that he has forgotten something. When they get home and open the front door, a torrent of bath water pours out.

Batter Up! [Part 2] (Table of Contents: 13)

Pep Morgan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Riverdale vs Bourne Prep...
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Chuck Kelly; Tubs Miller; Lank O'Doul; Pep Morgan
Synopsis
Pep scores a run with his eyes closed.

Indexer Notes

continued

[The Holdup, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooper
Inks
Tom Cooper
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jake and ed, blamed for negligence...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jake; Ed; Slick Carter; Mully; Malverne
Synopsis
Jake and Ed team up with a federal investigator to try to solve the robbery and get their jobs back.

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Cooper, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Cooper was a writer.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brad and Prince Kardos, in search of Lorraine...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Brad Hardy; Prince Kardos; High Priestess
Synopsis
Following the High Priestess' direction, Brad and Kardos sneak into the forbidden city but are immediately captured.

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Hickey, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Hickey was a writer.

[Episode 3] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young D'Artagnan, on his way to Paris...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
D'Artagnan; De Treville; Athos; Porthos; Aramis
Synopsis
D'Artagnan meets both Athos and Porthos and is immediately challenged to duels.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Alexandre Dumas novel.

At the Beach - Sunburn and Sand (Table of Contents: 17)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan
Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

In the Wilderness [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 18)

The Bradley Boys / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wherever Tom and Jack Bradley went...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Tom Bradley; Jack Bradley
Synopsis
Tom and Jack get lost in the woods and build a hut.

Indexer Notes

The artist signs, as "Fless", on both pages.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That Hannibal had not delayed his advance on Rome...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Hannibal

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

Thrilling True Stories / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Speed
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a warm summer day two boys and I...
Genre
adventure

[The Werewolf, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 21)

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)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A quick struggle ensues...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Occult; Mrs. Daniels (death); Westley
Synopsis
Occult is rescued by Westley.

Indexer Notes

conclusion

[Dewey and the Pirates, Part 10] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The pirates have set powder to the masts...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Dewey; Captain Smith; Captain Hale
Synopsis
After being rescued by an armed merchantman, Dewey transfers to the Falcon for duty.

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Cooper, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Cooper was a writer.

[The Bedouin Adventure, Part 12] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wing, taken captive by the Arab outlaw...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Wing Brady; Ali Ben Saad; Ronelli
Synopsis
Ronelli rescues Wing from the Chamber of Serpents, and then Wing prepares to rescue Lynn Harding.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Hickey, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Hickey was a writer.

continued

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

Talk About Talkies / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Mary Partrick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Fred Astaire (photo)
Keywords
movie reviews

The Mystic Coincidence (Table of Contents: 25)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
? [as Graysen, the Magician]
Letters
typeset

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

It's a Fact! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In 1902 Mount Pelee gassed and burned...
Genre
non-fiction

[The Mystery Plane, Part 9] (Table of Contents: 27)

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
Red, I want you and Shorty to fly up to Alaska...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Bob Merritt; Red; Shorty
Synopsis
Red and Shorty fly up to Alaska but experience plane trouble due to sabotage.

Indexer Notes

continued

[Adopted by Flint, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 28)

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

Script
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as Whit Ellsworth)
Pencils
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as Whit Ellsworth)
Inks
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as Whit Ellsworth)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Linda has been adopted...
Genre
drama; children
Characters
Jonas Flint; Linda; Ned Flint; Togo; Wilkins
Synopsis
Flint's nephew Ned decides to abandon his inheritance and make his own way in the world.

In the Wake of the Wander [Part 11] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Captain Grim; Holcomb; Slim; Saunders; Filson
Synopsis
Rescue has arrived, but Grim faces a showdown with Filson.

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Cooper, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Cooper was a writer.

[The Queen's Face] (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rex, refusing to go through with the wedding...
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Rex Cosmos; Axel Yoke; The Queen [Renee]; Capt. Kiddlaw; Joan Shanley; Professor Shanley
Synopsis
Rex figures out that the Queen is in league with Kiddlaw.

Indexer Notes

title from last issue blurb

[Episode 2] (Table of Contents: 31)

Pirate Gold / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sven Elven (credited)
Inks
Sven Elven (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sven Elven

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young Jeff Roberts and his uncle...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Jeff Roberts; Gregory Roberts; Captain Dennis
Synopsis
Jeff and his uncle finally reach the treasure island of Moraga.

Indexer Notes

Script formerly credited to "Sven Elven ?", but he is not known to have written any of the strips he worked on at National.

continued

[Fetch] (Table of Contents: 32)

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; animal
Characters
Hubert
Synopsis
Hubert tries to teach his dog to fetch by throwing tin cans.

Indexer Notes

pantomime; wordless comic

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

Magic Crystal of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Homer Fleming (signed) (credited as H. Fleming)
Pencils
Homer Fleming (signed) (credited as H. Fleming)
Inks
Homer Fleming (signed) (credited as H. Fleming)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once more, Bobby and Binks gaze into the magic crystal...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Bobby; Binks; Alexander the Great
Synopsis
This time, as they gaze into the magic crystal, Bobby and Binks see some of the early exploits of Alexander the Great.

[The Purple Tiger, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 34)

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
Sandy and the commissioner fall into a neat trap...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandy Kean; The Purple Tiger; Commissioner Bailey
Synopsis
Gangsters capture Sandy and the commissioner and deliver them to the Purple Tiger.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

continued

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

Alger's Variety Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember what Mr. Smith told you, Joe!
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe; Morton

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

credits, title page / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Boys! Earn Money and Big Prizes (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

Factory to You (Table of Contents: 39) (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]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. [The Gavonian Affair, Part 13]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  4. 3. [Prince of Patrania, Part 11]
    Spike Spalding
  5. 4. [Island Adventure, Part 3]
    Woozy Watts
  6. 5. [Damsel in Distress, Part 10]
    Jack Woods
  7. 6. [Episode 12]
    Ivanhoe
  8. 7. ["Don regains his equilibrium..."]
    Don Drake on the Planet Saro
  9. 8. He Plays Ball
    Unc
  10. 9. Fang Gow of China [Part 13]
    Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow Of China
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  12. 11. [The Half-Breed, Part 3]
    Buckskin Jim
  13. 12. ["'Pel' ol'e pal how about us taking a vacation?"]
    Pelion and Ossa
  14. 13. Batter Up! [Part 2]
    Pep Morgan
  15. 14. [The Holdup, Part 5]
    Along the Main Line
  16. 15. ["Brad and Prince Kardos, in search of Lorraine..."]
    Brad Hardy
  17. 16. [Episode 3]
    The Three Musketeers
  18. 17. At the Beach - Sunburn and Sand
  19. 18. In the Wilderness [Part 1]
    The Bradley Boys
  20. 19. ["That Hannibal had not delayed his advance on Rome..."]
    Just Suppose
  21. 20. ["On a warm summer day two boys and I..."]
    Thrilling True Stories
  22. 21. [The Werewolf, Part 3]
    Dr. Occult
  23. 22. [Dewey and the Pirates, Part 10]
    Midshipman Dewey
  24. 23. [The Bedouin Adventure, Part 12]
    Wing Brady
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  26. 25. The Mystic Coincidence
  27. 26. ["In 1902 Mount Pelee gassed and burned..."]
    It's a Fact!
  28. 27. [The Mystery Plane, Part 9]
    Bob Merritt and His Flying Pals
  29. 28. [Adopted by Flint, Part 2]
    Little Linda
  30. 29. In the Wake of the Wander [Part 11]
    Captain Grim
  31. 30. [The Queen's Face]
    2023: Super-Police
  32. 31. [Episode 2]
    Pirate Gold
  33. 32. [Fetch]
    Hubert
  34. 33. ["Once more, Bobby and Binks gaze into the magic crystal..."]
    Magic Crystal of History
  35. 34. [The Purple Tiger, Part 3]
    Calling All Cars
  36. 35. ["Remember what Mr. Smith told you, Joe!"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Harmonica Playing Made Easy
  39. 38. Boys! Earn Money and Big Prizes
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  40. 39. Factory to You
    Remington Rand
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