(May 1937)

Dell, 1937 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1937-03-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
M. C. Gaines (editor); Sheldon Mayer (assistant editor)

Issue Notes

© Stephen Schlesinger, Inc.

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, 1937, New Series, Volume 32, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 362553. Copyright was given to Stephen Schlesinger, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wash Tubbs / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer ?
Inks
Sheldon Mayer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy

General Rafael de Nogales (Table of Contents: 1)

Soldiers of Fortune / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Alley Oop / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Missing!
Genre
adventure; science fiction; humor
Characters
Alley Oop; Diny; King Guzzle; Queen Umpateedle; Grand Wizer; Foozy; Ooola
Synopsis
The King is missing.
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Cowboy Comics (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
J. R. Williams (credited, signed)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (credited, signed)
Inks
J. R. Williams (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier; humor; children
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

In the Name of the Law / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
William Engle
Pencils
Henry Vallely
Inks
Henry Vallely
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If I can't get my hand on yez, just once, Legs Diamond!
Genre
non-fiction; crime
Characters
"Legs" Diamond
Reprints
  • from Big Little Book #1155.Altered.

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

Sombrero Pete / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Cowen
Pencils
Mort Cowen
Inks
Mort Cowen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! They've fallen asleep!
Genre
children; western-frontier
Synopsis
captured by outlaws
Reprints
  • from Big Little Book 1136, altered and re-lettered.

Last Flight of the Wooden Navies (Table of Contents: 6)

Adventure Stamps / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Isidore Klein (credited as I. S. Klein)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
stamps

Indexer Notes

advertising, with text and illustrations about stamps

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

The Lone Marshal / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hal Arbo ?
Inks
Hal Arbo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Go on Jose, carve him a little!
Genre
western-frontier

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

"The Comics" Crossword Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
prizes offered for crossword puzzles

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

International Spy Featuring Doctor Doom / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Conrad Vane
Pencils
Jim Gary ?
Inks
Jim Gary ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Count Arnheim, Doctor Doom will be in our power shortly
Genre
spy
Characters
Doctor Doom

Champions of the King (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Sperry (credited as H. T. Sperry)
Pencils
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks
W. C. Brigham
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical

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

G-Man Jim / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hal Arbo ?
Inks
Hal Arbo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're too late, Punk!
Genre
crime

Cowboy Comics (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
J. R. Williams (credited, signed)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (credited, signed)
Inks
J. R. Williams (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier; humor; children
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

On the Bandit Trail (Table of Contents: 13)

Arizona Kid / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Peter K. Maple
Pencils
Hal Arbo
Inks
Hal Arbo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Arizona Kid
Reprints
  • from Big Little Book 1192, altered and re-lettered.

Frank Buck (Table of Contents: 14)

Hero's Hall of Fame / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Frank Buck

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

Tom Mix / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yuh got the drop on me" Tom admits, "But what's it all about?
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tom Mix

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

Magic / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

text with illustrations

Cowboy Comics (Table of Contents: 17)

Out Our Way / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (credited, signed)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (credited, signed)
Inks
J. R. Williams (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier; humor; children
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Big Prizes and Cash Profits! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Crowell Publishing / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Flying the Sky Clipper / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dougal Lee
Pencils
Dougal Lee
Inks
Dougal Lee
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Storm coming up!
Genre
aviation
Reprints
  • from Big Little Book 1108 altered and re-lettered

The Covered Wago (Table of Contents: 20)

Prairie Bill / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
G. P. Alkire
Pencils
Hal Arbo
Inks
Hal Arbo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Big Little Book 758 altered and re-lettered

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

Wash Tubbs / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holy smoke! Pipe the spats an' gloves!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Wash Tubbs; Lulu Belle
Reprints
  • from Wash Tubbs daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

How to Make the LD-2 Secondary Glider (Table of Contents: 22)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
"Dusty" Dowst
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

1 page instructions, 1 page cut-outs

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

Erik Noble and the Forty Niners / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lloyd E. Smith
Pencils
B. McNaughton
Inks
B. McNaughton
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Never mind, Erik, we still have old Van Zelm's map of the gold mine!
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from BLB 722, altered and re-lettered.

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

Myra North "Special Nurse" / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Thompson; ?
Pencils
Charles Coll; ?
Inks
Charles Coll; ?
Colors
Charles Coll; ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope I'm not recognized in this peasant costume
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Myra North Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

1st page is a synopsis of previous story with new art.

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

Let Your Imagination Run Away With You / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

reader contributions by Harry Wood (Bronx), Barbara Hoey (Florida)

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

Tom Beatty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey
Inks
Tom Hickey
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One side! After kidnapers!
Genre
crime
Characters
Tom Beatty

S.O.S. Coast Guard (Table of Contents: 27)

Coast Guard / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
William Engle
Pencils
Henry Vallely
Inks
Henry Vallely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
military
Reprints
  • from Big Little Book 1191 altered and re-lettered

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

The Shooting Sherrif / comic story / 3.33 pages (report information)

Script
Leon Morgan
Pencils
Hal Arbo ?
Inks
Hal Arbo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Musta slugged me.. an rode off
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Big Little Book 1195 altered and re-lettered.

Don't Forget the Next Issue of The Comics (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

Look at the Crowd (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wash Tubbs
  2. 1. General Rafael de Nogales
    Soldiers of Fortune
  3. 2. ["Missing!"]
    Alley Oop
  4. 3. Cowboy Comics
    Out Our Way
  5. 4. ["If I can't get my hand on yez, just once, Legs Diamond!"]
    In the Name of the Law
  6. 5. ["Look! They've fallen asleep!"]
    Sombrero Pete
  7. 6. Last Flight of the Wooden Navies
    Adventure Stamps
  8. 7. ["Go on Jose, carve him a little!"]
    The Lone Marshal
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    "The Comics" Crossword Puzzle Page
  10. 9. ["Count Arnheim, Doctor Doom will be in our power shortly"]
    International Spy Featuring Doctor Doom
  11. 10. Champions of the King
  12. 11. ["You're too late, Punk!"]
    G-Man Jim
  13. 12. Cowboy Comics
    Out Our Way
  14. 13. On the Bandit Trail
    Arizona Kid
  15. 14. Frank Buck
    Hero's Hall of Fame
  16. 15. ["Yuh got the drop on me" Tom admits, "But what's it all about?"]
    Tom Mix
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Magic
  18. 17. Cowboy Comics
    Out Our Way
  19. 18. Big Prizes and Cash Profits!
    Crowell Publishing
  20. 19. ["Storm coming up!"]
    Flying the Sky Clipper
  21. 20. The Covered Wago
    Prairie Bill
  22. 21. ["Holy smoke! Pipe the spats an' gloves!"]
    Wash Tubbs
  23. 22. How to Make the LD-2 Secondary Glider
  24. 23. ["Never mind, Erik, we still have old Van Zelm's map of the gold mine!"]
    Erik Noble and the Forty Niners
  25. 24. ["I hope I'm not recognized in this peasant costume"]
    Myra North "Special Nurse"
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Let Your Imagination Run Away With You
  27. 26. ["One side! After kidnapers!"]
    Tom Beatty
  28. 27. S.O.S. Coast Guard
    Coast Guard
  29. 28. ["Musta slugged me.. an rode off"]
    The Shooting Sherrif
  30. 29. Don't Forget the Next Issue of The Comics
    The Comics
  31. 30. Look at the Crowd
    The Funnies
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Johnson, Smith & Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
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