(June 1938)

Dell, 1937 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Pop! Have you seen my arrow?"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pop

["You got 'im Ted!"] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno (credited)
Inks:
Al Carreno (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ted Strong; Dud; Gus; Jack Baldwin; Mr. Dorgan (villain); Zorrillo Pete (villain)
Reprints:
  • from Ted Strong Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1935

Sam Uses His Head on the Links (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Sam Howdy; E. Duzzem
Reprints:
  • from Salesman Sam daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1936.05.16
Keywords:
golf

["Whata horse!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Pecos Bill / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tex O'Reilly (credited)
Pencils:
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (credited)
Inks:
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Pecos Bill; Chief Mayhem
Reprints:
  • from Pecos Bill daily (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1937

["Did you sell that basket of apples you took to market?"] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Nut Bros. Ches and Wal / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ches Nut; Wal Nut
Reprints:
  • from The Nut Bros. Ches and Wal daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1937

["No, Jimmy, I can't play with you now!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Inks:
Victor Pazmiño [as VEP] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jimmy Jams

Food for Thought; Triggernometry; Heroes are Made Not Born; The Wise Man of the West (Table of Contents: 6)

Cowboy Comics / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from Cowboy Comics daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1937

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons.

["We're readin' a swell book on animal life!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

My Big Brudder / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Engli (credited)
Pencils:
Frank Engli (credited)
Inks:
Frank Engli (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sammy

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

A Page for Little Artists / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Letters:
?

["All England was aroused by the exploits of the daring Yankee"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Decks A'wash / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
history; military
Characters:
John Paul Jones
Reprints:
  • from Decks A'wash newspaper strip (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1935.12.21

The Mariner's Compass (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Augustus Robinson [as Robinson] (signed)
Pencils:
Augustus Robinson [as Robinson] (signed)
Inks:
Augustus Robinson [as Robinson] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Alright, ye buckos, shake an' fergit it"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bill Bilson; Davey; Captain Lash; Pedro; Miss Trew
Keywords:
The Lady May

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

Cops n' Robbers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fallon (signed)
Pencils:
Fallon (signed)
Inks:
Fallon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Six single panel cartoons.

["So far the Earth has lived"] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["An hour after the explosion of the gas bomb"] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Pencils:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Inks:
Paul H. Jepson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Rod Rian; Karin; Taro; Unicor warriors; Mephisians
Synopsis:
Rod Rian awakes to find Karin is taken away by Unicor Warriors. The Unicors are a tribe of human-like creatures who have a single horn sprouting from their forehead. The 'Devi-Men' Mephisian soldiers of Mephis, attack Rod. A Unicor lieutenant named Taro aids Rod and defeats the Mephisians. Rod goes with Taro on Taro's ship to go to the land of Unicors. The ship is shot down by Mephisian spaceships.
Reprints:
  • from Rod Rian of the Sky Police newspaper strip (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1935

["Well, old woman, what brings you here?"] (Table of Contents: 15)

Gordon Fife and the Boy King / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Moore (credited)
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer (credited)
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Baltos [Count Baltha]; Magda; Nicky [Nicholas]; Rognal
Reprints:
  • from Gordon Fife and the Boy King newspaper strip (Watkins Syndicate) ?

25 Big Prizes for the Best Letters (Table of Contents: 16)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Duward T., Edwin W., Florence A. and Henry G.

50 Pairs Rollfast Roller Skates Free! (Table of Contents: 17)

The Comics Contest / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

$25.00 in Prizes for Crossword Puzzle Fans! (Table of Contents: 18)

The Comics Contest / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Golly, I'd give my right foot"] (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam Howdy
Reprints:
  • from Salesman Sam newspaper strip (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen (Table of Contents: 20)

Tex Ritter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Norman Fallon (credited)
Inks:
Norman Fallon (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tex Martin; Nancy; Stubby; Dan Farley (villain); Norton (villain)

["Look, Meg, there's another village"] (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Meg; Mickey; Bolu (a brontosaurus); Sun

A Wooden Chain (Table of Contents: 22)

Penknife Oddities / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Willie Whittle (credited)
Pencils:
Willie Whittle (credited)
Inks:
Willie Whittle (credited)
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Jimmy! Leave that bee hive alone!"] (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jimmy Jams

Flight Through Fire (Table of Contents: 24)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Bill Day; Pat Hilton

["I lost the other one"] (Table of Contents: 25)

Stop Look Laff / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fallon (signed)
Pencils:
Fallon (signed)
Inks:
Fallon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Six single panel cartoons.

Aztec Lore (Table of Contents: 26)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

["While trussing up Cap'n Cloud and his crew"] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script:
Robert Weinstein (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Weinstein (signed)
Inks:
Robert Weinstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cap'n Cloud; Charlie; Mac; Spike
Reprints:
  • from Cap'n Cloud Sunday (The George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.) 1935

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

Comic Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Pencils:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Inks:
A. W. Nugent (credited)
Letters:
?

["Let me see you do that again!"] (Table of Contents: 29)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancy the Cop

["Pardon me, Mister"] (Table of Contents: 30)

Deadwood Gulch / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Carson; Ike; Jack; Peg; Slim

Indexer Notes

According to Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books, Charles McGraw was a pen name for Boody Rogers.

["Well, well! A full house!"] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sam Howdy; Jake
Reprints:
  • from Salesman Sam daily (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

["Do you believe in signs?"] (Table of Contents: 32)

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

Script:
Montgomery Mulford (director)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["Hey! What's this?"] (Table of Contents: 33)

Man-Hunt, a True F.B.I. Story / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Ivan Whiteford; John J. O'Connell; Angel Face Geary (villain); John Oley (villain); Manny Strewl (villain); Red Crowley (villain)

R.P. "Bob" Dorman (Table of Contents: 34)

Headliners / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Inks:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bob Dorman [R.P. Dorman]

Rustlin' Breakfast; Magnificence; Heroes are Made-Not Born (Table of Contents: 35)

Cowboy Comics / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Reprints:
  • from Cowboy Comics daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1937

Ivan Lebedeff (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Inks:
Stookie Allen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ivan Lebedeff

Batting (Table of Contents: 37)

Be a Big Leaguer / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Keywords:
baseball

Read Popular Comics, the Funnies and the Comics for Real Fun (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

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

["Say, this pear isn't fit for a pig to eat!"] (Table of Contents: 39)

Clancy the Cop / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Clancy the Cop

$25.00 in Prizes! (Table of Contents: 40)

The Comics Contest / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Look All These Fireworks (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

Spencer Fireworks / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Pop! Have you seen my arrow?"]
  2. 1. ["You got 'im Ted!"]
    Ted Strong
  3. 2. Sam Uses His Head on the Links
    Salesman Sam
  4. 3. ["Whata horse!"]
    Pecos Bill
  5. 4. ["Did you sell that basket of apples you took to market?"]
    The Nut Bros. Ches and Wal
  6. 5. ["No, Jimmy, I can't play with you now!"]
    Jimmy Jams
  7. 6. Food for Thought; Triggernometry; Heroes are Made Not Born; The Wise Man of the West
    Cowboy Comics
  8. 7. ["We're readin' a swell book on animal life!"]
    My Big Brudder
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    A Page for Little Artists
  10. 9. ["All England was aroused by the exploits of the daring Yankee"]
    Decks A'wash
  11. 10. The Mariner's Compass
    Sailors' Knots and Seaman's Ways
  12. 11. ["Alright, ye buckos, shake an' fergit it"]
    Bill and Davey
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Cops n' Robbers
  14. 13. ["So far the Earth has lived"]
    Did You Know?
  15. 14. ["An hour after the explosion of the gas bomb"]
    Rod Rian of the Sky Police
  16. 15. ["Well, old woman, what brings you here?"]
    Gordon Fife and the Boy King
  17. 16. 25 Big Prizes for the Best Letters
  18. 17. 50 Pairs Rollfast Roller Skates Free!
    The Comics Contest
  19. 18. $25.00 in Prizes for Crossword Puzzle Fans!
    The Comics Contest
  20. 19. ["Golly, I'd give my right foot"]
    Salesman Sam
  21. 20. The Mystery of the Hooded Horsemen
    Tex Ritter
  22. 21. ["Look, Meg, there's another village"]
    The Enchanted Stone of Time
  23. 22. A Wooden Chain
    Penknife Oddities
  24. 23. ["Jimmy! Leave that bee hive alone!"]
    Jimmy Jams
  25. 24. Flight Through Fire
  26. 25. ["I lost the other one"]
    Stop Look Laff
  27. 26. Aztec Lore
    Cowboy and Indian Lore
  28. 27. ["While trussing up Cap'n Cloud and his crew"]
    Cap'n Cloud
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Comic Puzzles
  30. 29. ["Let me see you do that again!"]
    Clancy the Cop
  31. 30. ["Pardon me, Mister"]
    Deadwood Gulch
  32. 31. ["Well, well! A full house!"]
    Salesman Sam
  33. 32. ["Do you believe in signs?"]
    The Comics Stamp Club
  34. 33. ["Hey! What's this?"]
    Man-Hunt, a True F.B.I. Story
  35. 34. R.P. "Bob" Dorman
    Headliners
  36. 35. Rustlin' Breakfast; Magnificence; Heroes are Made-Not Born
    Cowboy Comics
  37. 36. Ivan Lebedeff
    Thrill-Hunters
  38. 37. Batting
    Be a Big Leaguer
  39. 38. Read Popular Comics, the Funnies and the Comics for Real Fun
    Dell
  40. 39. ["Say, this pear isn't fit for a pig to eat!"]
    Clancy the Cop
  41. 40. $25.00 in Prizes!
    The Comics Contest
  42. 41. Look All These Fireworks
    Spencer Fireworks
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Kevin Olson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Steven Rowe