(February 1938)

Dell, 1937 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co. Inc.
Editing
Arthur Lawson (editor)

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/
Editor credited in this issue's Statement of Ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wash Tubbs / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Pazmiño ?
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño ?
Inks
Victor Pazmiño ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Easy - Slam on the brakes!!
Genre
humor; adventure
Characters
Wash Tubbs; Captain Easy

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

S'Matter Pop? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Payne (signed as Payne)
Pencils
Charles Payne (signed as Payne)
Inks
Charles Payne (signed as Payne)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
S'matter, Ambrose?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Ambrose; Pop; Maw
Reprints
  • from S'Matter, Pop? Sunday (The Bell Syndicate) 1934-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover. Printed in red and black.

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

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

Script
Roy Crane (credited, signed)
Pencils
Roy Crane (credited, signed)
Inks
Roy Crane (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is zat so?
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Wash Tubbs; Lulu Belle; C. Hollis Wallis; Flowerpot (outlaw); C. Hollis Wallis Jr.
Reprints
  • from Wash Tubbs Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) 1936-xx-xx - 1936-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Four Sunday pages.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Salesman Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
C. D. Small
Pencils
C. D. Small
Inks
C. D. Small
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nope! I wantcha to take out some of...
Genre
humor
Characters
Salesman Sam
Reprints
  • from Salesman Sam Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) 1936-xx-xx

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

Ted Strong / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Carreño (credited, signed)
Pencils
Al Carreño (credited, signed)
Inks
Al Carreño (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Pinto!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Ted Strong
Reprints
  • from Ted Strong Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service) 1935-07-05 - 1935-07-12 [Reformatted - two pages to one]

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

Cowboy and Indian Lore / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

Cowboy Comics (Table of Contents: 6)

Out Our Way / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams
Inks
J. R. Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way daily (NEA [Newspaper Enterprises Association] Syndicate) 193x-xx-xx - 193x-xx-xx

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

My Big Brudder / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Engli (signed)
Pencils
Frank Engli (signed)
Inks
Frank Engli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My Mom says I'm going to grow to be a big man!
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Printed in red and black.

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

Jimmy Jams / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Pazmiño (credited as V E P) (signed as VEP)
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño (credited as V E P) (signed as VEP)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño (credited as V E P) (signed as VEP)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Pop, let's play football!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Jimmie Jams; Pop; Ma

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

Little Artist / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Letters
?

John Paul Jones (Table of Contents: 10)

Decks Awash / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Augustus Robinson (credited as Augustus J. Robinson)
Pencils
Augustus Robinson (credited as Augustus J. Robinson)
Inks
Augustus Robinson (credited as Augustus J. Robinson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jones was a Scotchman...
Genre
non-fiction; biography; military
Characters
John Paul Jones
Reprints
  • from Decks Awash Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service) 1935-xx-xx - 1935-xx-xx

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

Sailors' Knots and Seaman's Ways / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Augustus Robinson (credited as Robinson)
Pencils
Augustus Robinson (credited as Robinson)
Inks
Augustus Robinson (credited as Robinson)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Sailor's Knots and Seaman's Ways weekly (George Matthew Adams syndicate) 1935-XX-XX - 1935-XX-XX

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

Bill and Davey / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
James McCague (credited as James P. McCague)
Pencils
James McCague (credited as James P. McCague)
Inks
James McCague (credited as James P. McCague)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I'm sayin' goodbye, Missus Haven...
Genre
humor; adventure
Reprints
  • from Bill and Davey daily (The Watkins Syndicate) 193x-xx-xx - 193x-xx-xx

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

Hold Everything / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you have wallpaper like this?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA [Newspaper Enterprises Association] Syndicate) 193x-xx-xx - 193x-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

The Comics Stamp Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Montgomery Mulford
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Rod Rian of the Sky Police / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Jepsen (credited as Paul H Jepson)
Pencils
Paul Jepsen (credited as Paul H Jepson)
Inks
Paul Jepsen (credited as Paul H Jepson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
2500 AD A spaceship transport from the moon with a cargo...
Genre
adventure; science fiction; detective-mystery
Characters
Rod Rian; Andres; Elmus; Mephisians
Synopsis
Rod Rian of the Sky Police and his friend, Andres of the Moon Squadron, leave on a mission to investigate air piracy against space liners which Elmus, Commander of the Sky Police, sent them on. Their ship is attacked and they are overcome. Unconscious, they are taken away by men resembling the common devil concept of red skin and two horns on the head. These are Mephisians, but that is not revealed until the next issue.
Reprints
  • from Rod Rian of the Sky Police Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1935-07-05 - 1935-07-12 [Reformatted two pages to one]

Al Brady (Table of Contents: 16)

Manhunt a True F.B.I. Story / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; non-fiction; detective-mystery

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Comic Cartoons / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
W. C. Brigham (signed as Brig)
Inks
W. C. Brigham (signed as Brig)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Romance of the Rockies (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Fallon
Inks
Norman Fallon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the motion picture 'Romance of the Rockies.'

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

The Enchanted Stone of Time / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Adolphe Barreaux (credited as Barreaux)
Pencils
Adolphe Barreaux (credited as Barreaux)
Inks
Adolphe Barreaux (credited as Barreaux)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's early, Meg.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mickey; Meg
Synopsis
Mickey and Meg are in an old Indian valley 10,000 years in the past, having been sent there by an enchanted stone they found while exploring.
Reprints
  • from The Enchanted Stone of Time Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service) 1935-07-05 - 1935-07-12

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

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

Script
Tex O'Reilly; Jack Warren (signed as Jack A. Warren)
Pencils
Tex O'Reilly; Jack Warren (signed as Jack A. Warren)
Inks
Tex O'Reilly; Jack Warren (signed as Jack A. Warren)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some snoozer is gettin' salty.
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Pecos Bill

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Tex O'Reilly and Jack A. Warren's Pecos Bill.

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

The Comics Crossword Puzzle / activity / 1.2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Solutions at bottom of page of Clancy the Cop that appears after Comic Puzzles page.

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

Jimmy Jams / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Victor Pazmiño (credited as V E P) (signed as VEP)
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño (credited as V E P) (signed as VEP)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño (credited as V E P) (signed as VEP)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm going to give you some milk!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Jimmy Jams; Pop

Indexer Notes

Printed in red and black.

Hi-Jack Backfire (Table of Contents: 23)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Continued next issue.

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

Hold Everything / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis (signed)
Pencils
Clyde Lewis (signed)
Inks
Clyde Lewis (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The captain says for us to come right up...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Syndicate) 193x-xx-xx - 193x-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Four daily gag panels on one comic book page.

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

Did You Know? / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Archibald (signed)
Pencils
Joe Archibald (signed)
Inks
Joe Archibald (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

Script
Robert Weinstein (credited, signed)
Pencils
Robert Weinstein (credited, signed)
Inks
Robert Weinstein (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fishing fleet leaves Gloucester heading for...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Cap'n Cloud
Reprints
  • from Cap'n Cloud Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service) 1935-07-05 - 1935-07-12

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

Comic Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Letters
?

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

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Pencils
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Inks
Victor Pazmiño (signed as VEP)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! What a night!
Genre
humor
Characters
Clancy the Cop; The Captain

Indexer Notes

Printed in red and black.

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

Deadwood Gulch / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Boody Rogers (credited as Charles McGraw)
Pencils
Boody Rogers (credited as Charles McGraw)
Inks
Boody Rogers (credited as Charles McGraw)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers (credited as Charles McGraw)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Run fer your lives, men!
Genre
humor; western-frontier

How to Build the LD-6 (Table of Contents: 30)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin
Pencils
Ed Cronin
Inks
Ed Cronin
Letters
?

The Valley of the Maltese Cross (Table of Contents: 31)

Gordon Fife / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Gordon Fife and the Boy King
Genre
adventure

Jimmy Nesbit (Table of Contents: 32)

Headliners / text article / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

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

Flexy Racer / comics-form advertising / 0.2 page (report information)

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

Salesman Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
C. D. Small
Pencils
C. D. Small
Inks
C. D. Small
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's mighty white of farmer Black!
Genre
humor
Characters
Sam Howdy; Farmer Black
Reprints
  • from Salesman Sam Sunday (NEA [Newspaper Enterprises Association] Syndicate) 1935-xx-xx

Cowboy Comics (Table of Contents: 35)

Out Our Way / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams
Inks
J. R. Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way daily (NEA [Newspaper Enterprises Association] Syndicate) 193x-xx-xx - 193x-xx-xx

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 36)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

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

S'Matter Pop? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Charles Payne (signed as Payne)
Pencils
Charles Payne (signed as Payne)
Inks
Charles Payne (signed as Payne)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh well, Maw, I'll be polite...
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Ambrose; Maw; Pop
Reprints
  • from S'Matter, Pop? Sunday (The Bell Syndicate) 1934-xx-xx

Tommy Armour (Table of Contents: 38)

Thrill-Hunters / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Be a Champion Snow-shoe Racer (Table of Contents: 39)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin (signed)
Pencils
Ed Cronin (signed)
Inks
Ed Cronin (signed)
Colors
Ed Cronin (signed); ?
Letters
Ed Cronin (signed); ?

Genre
sports

Fun for Everyone! (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey Easy - Slam on the brakes!!"]
    Wash Tubbs
  2. 1. ["S'matter, Ambrose?"]
    S'Matter Pop?
  3. 2. ["Is zat so?"]
    Wash Tubbs
  4. 3. ["Nope! I wantcha to take out some of..."]
    Salesman Sam
  5. 4. ["Come on, Pinto!"]
    Ted Strong
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cowboy and Indian Lore
  7. 6. Cowboy Comics
    Out Our Way
  8. 7. ["My Mom says I'm going to grow to be a big man!"]
    My Big Brudder
  9. 8. ["Hey, Pop, let's play football!"]
    Jimmy Jams
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Little Artist
  11. 10. John Paul Jones
    Decks Awash
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Sailors' Knots and Seaman's Ways
  13. 12. ["Well, I'm sayin' goodbye, Missus Haven..."]
    Bill and Davey
  14. 13. ["Do you have wallpaper like this?"]
    Hold Everything
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Comics Stamp Club
  16. 15. ["2500 AD A spaceship transport from the moon with a cargo..."]
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  17. 16. Al Brady
    Manhunt a True F.B.I. Story
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Comic Cartoons
  19. 18. Romance of the Rockies
  20. 19. ["It's early, Meg."]
    The Enchanted Stone of Time
  21. 20. ["Some snoozer is gettin' salty."]
    Pecos Bill
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    The Comics Crossword Puzzle
  23. 22. ["I'm going to give you some milk!"]
    Jimmy Jams
  24. 23. Hi-Jack Backfire
  25. 24. ["The captain says for us to come right up..."]
    Hold Everything
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Did You Know?
  27. 26. ["The fishing fleet leaves Gloucester heading for..."]
    Cap'n Cloud
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Comic Puzzles
  29. 28. ["Gosh! What a night!"]
    Clancy the Cop
  30. 29. ["Run fer your lives, men!"]
    Deadwood Gulch
  31. 30. How to Build the LD-6
  32. 31. The Valley of the Maltese Cross
    Gordon Fife
  33. 32. Jimmy Nesbit
    Headliners
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Flexy Racer
  35. 34. ["That's mighty white of farmer Black!"]
    Salesman Sam
  36. 35. Cowboy Comics
    Out Our Way
  37. 36. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  38. 37. ["Oh well, Maw, I'll be polite..."]
    S'Matter Pop?
  39. 38. Tommy Armour
    Thrill-Hunters
  40. 39. Be a Champion Snow-shoe Racer
  41. 40. Fun for Everyone!
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co. Catalog
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Henry Andrews
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • John Censullo
  • Keith Chandler
  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Alan Hutchinson
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Kevin Olson
  • Mark Q