(1936)

DC, 1936 Series
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Price
[0.10 USD]
Pages
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?

Issue Notes

Advertised for sale for 10ยข at F. W. Woolworth Co. stores in More Fun Comics (DC, 1936 series) #v2#5 (17) (January 1937) and New Adventure Comics (DC, 1937 series) #v1#12 (January 1937).

Information for this index supplied by Karl Mattson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gold!
Genre
adventure; humor; children; detective-mystery
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Indexer Notes

The cover consists of various excerpts from Nicholson features.

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

New Book of Comics No. 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Title page framed with panels from stories reprinted.

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

Now--When I Was a Boy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Leo O'Mealia (signed as Leo)
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia (signed as Leo)
Inks
Leo O'Mealia (signed as Leo)
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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! Now -- When I was a boy - To find a horseshoe was considered luck...
Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Chris (only appearance)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Sir Loin of Beef / comic story / 1.87 pages (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell (credited)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (credited)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
And stay out!
Genre
humor
Characters
Sir Loin of Beef; Cowhide
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Axel / comic story / 0.13 page (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Axel
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Billy! Wait up fer a minit!
Genre
children
Characters
Billy the Kid (a boy); Pudge
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[Knife Ambush, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 7)

Sagebrush n' Cactus / comic story / 3.87 pages (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sagebrush; Cactus; Betty
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Fanny / comic story / 0.13 page (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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[Episode One] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Vikings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Livingstone)
Inks
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Livingstone)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
King Harald was a young and mighty warrior.
Genre
historical
Characters
King Harald; Sigrid; Hagbard; Theseta; Ivar (Sigrid's baby); Kol the Wise; Hugin (Odin's raven); Munin (Odin's raven)
Synopsis
The male baby of King Harald and Sigrid is (in the king's absence, and by order of her father) taken into the forest and left for the wolves. A forester, Kol the Wise, beats off the wolves and takes the baby home, recognizing the three-pointed birth mark as "Odin's sign."
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Jerry Bails.

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

J. Worthington Blimp, Esq. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well folks, you are now looking at a man who will undoubtedly get his name down on the immortal pages of history...
Genre
humor
Characters
J. Worthington Blimp; Charlie; Jupiter Jones
Synopsis
Blimp decides, as a publicity stunt, to cycle the 3,000 miles from New York to the Exposition of San Diego, California. He ultimately thinks better of it, but is encouraged by reporters to make the attempt. After two weeks he arrives at Pottsville, Pennsylvania, where he tries to scrounge a free meal and gets thrown in jail.
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Indexer Notes

Four self-contained pages, with ongoing storyline, each signed by Mayer.

[The Time Machine, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say - Did you see that new boarder...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Oliver Weed; Uriah Mowcher; Fritz
Synopsis
Uriah Mowcher claims to have invented a time machine,and invites Oliver Weed to travel back to 1835. Unknown to them, young Fritz has climbed aboard before take off.
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[The Secret Cruise, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 12)

Ray and Gail / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clem Gretter (credited, signed)
Pencils
Clem Gretter (credited, signed)
Inks
Clem Gretter (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mary, take good care of our little twins.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ray Coveal; Gail Coeval; John Coeval (father); Mary Coeval (mother); Willie Gewgaw
Synopsis
Ray and Gail, born in 1912, find themselves orphans in 1935, during the Depression. Ray is unable to find any rewarding work, but a rich friend invites them to sail with him and his father to a secret location. Gail is so enthusiastic that she convinces Ray to go along.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Allan De Beaufort / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Allan, forced by treachery to find sanctuary among the enemies of the True Cross...
Genre
historical
Characters
Allan De Beaufort (only appearance); Helen
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Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Jerry Bails.

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

Dickie Duck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Curzon (credited, signed)
Pencils
Matt Curzon (credited, signed)
Inks
Matt Curzon (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey you! Make yourself useful around here...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dickie Duck
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Peter and Ho-lah-an / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Liv)
Pencils
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Liv)
Inks
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Liv)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peter had a dog called Rab and a ram named Loki...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Peter; Ho-lah-an
Synopsis
Peter meets an Indian teen named Ho-lah-an, and shares his food with him. Ho-lah-an teaches Peter how to weave blades of grass into a lasso, which later comes in handy when a ram attacks. Subduing it, they ride off on its back.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

It's a Dern Lie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Utah Falcon, my great-grandfather, was a renowned hunter...
Genre
humor
Characters
Utah Falcon
Synopsis
Tall tales told about Utah Falcon.
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Indexer Notes

"As told by G. W. Falcon, Evanston, Ill."

[The Vampire Master, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 17)

Doctor Occult / comic story / 1 page (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
Dr. Occult and Amster frantically empty their pistols...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Doctor Occult; Sander Amster; Vampire Master (dies); Mrs. Amster
Synopsis
The Vampire Master succumbs to a blazing death, but Doc and the Amsters escape.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Jibby Jones / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mm-mm-m!! I'm even gettin' hungry thinkin' about it!!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Jibby Jones; Ma Jones
Synopsis
Jibby suggest having turkey for dinner, but his mother says it is too expensive, so she has ordered a chicken instead. Jibby takes a shotgun and goes hunting. He finds a turkey, but it is bigger than himself, and it gives Jibby a sound thrashing. At home he agrees with his mother than turkeys ARE too expensive.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Sir Loin of Beef / comic story / 1.83 pages (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell (credited, signed)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (credited, signed)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I call myself 'Knight Errant' Cowhide, because I seek wrongs to right...
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Sir Loin; Cowhide; Hash (introduction, a boy)
Synopsis
Sir Loin gives his last coin to an orphan boy.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Axel / comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
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[Knife Ambush, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 21)

Sagebrush n' Cactus / comic story / 1.83 pages (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell (credited, signed)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (credited, signed)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Sagebrush; Cactus; Pickax Pete; Knife Ambush (villain)
Synopsis
Sagebrush and Cactus come upon the body of Pickax Pete and find a map to his gold strike.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22)

Fanny / comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fanny (a donkey)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23)

Dickie Duck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Curzon (credited, signed)
Pencils
Matt Curzon (credited, signed)
Inks
Matt Curzon (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's not going to be a happy Christmas for Farmer Gray...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dickie Duck; Farmer Gray
Synopsis
Dickie captures three bank robbers.
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[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Script
Tom Cooper (credited)
Pencils
Tom Cooper (credited)
Inks
Tom Cooper (credited)
Colors
?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out on the Pacific...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Larry; Dot
Synopsis
After a storm at sea Larry and Dot find themselves alone on an abandoned sailing ship.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

Billy the Kid / 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
Hey, Billy!! I jes' saw Butch O'Brien give another feller a awful bad beatin'!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Billy the Kid; Butch O'Brien
Synopsis
Billy brags that he can lick the bully Butch O'Brien and it turns out that he can.
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[The Stagecoach, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 26)

J. Worthington Blimp, Esq. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer (credited)
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (credited)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, well, well...
Genre
humor
Characters
J. Worthington Blimp, Esq.; Juniper Jones; Willis Blimp
Synopsis
Blimp is on his way from New York to San Diego when he ends up in jail at Pottersville, Pennsylvania. There he meets Juniper Jones and they steal an historical stagecoach from the museum in order to continue their trip.
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[Episode 2] (Table of Contents: 27)

The Vikings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Livingstone)
Inks
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Livingstone)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The lovely Sigrid sits all day...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Sigrid; Jarl-eirik; Hagbard; Ivar son of Kol; Kol
Synopsis
Kol adopts the baby and names him Ivar. He is favored of Thor, but Loki means him mischief.
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[The Time Machine, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 28)

The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, m'boy - Here we are 100 years behind the times...
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Mr. Weed; Professor Mowther; Fritz; Blumel the innkeeper; Abigail Blumel (his niece)
Synopsis
Weed, Mowther and little Fritz have traveled back in time one hundred years. Putting up at Blumel's inn, Weed falls head-over-heels for his niece Abigail.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Capt'n Spiniker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Cooper (credited)
Pencils
Tom Cooper (credited)
Inks
Tom Cooper (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gizzle me slivers ye spalpeens!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Sternpipe; Spiniker; James
Synopsis
Spiniker discovers a submarine is hitching a ride on his stern.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Dare-Devil Dunk / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Randall (credited) (signed as Randall)
Pencils
Stan Randall (credited) (signed as Randall)
Inks
Stan Randall (credited) (signed as Randall)
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?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you're gonna be my manager...
Genre
humor
Characters
Dare-Devil Dunk (introduction); Drizzle (introduction)
Synopsis
Dunk is embarking on his stunting career, but his manager says they need capital. A sign in a window offers $200 to anyone who can make Mr. Gloom laugh. Dunk smashes the window with a brick and tickles Mr. Gloom, causing him to break up. The store owner says they owe him $150 for the window, and they tell him to take it out of the reward and demand the $50 balance.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Beany / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (credited, signed)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (credited, signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know why - But things don't seem to be just right to me today!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Beany (introduction)
Synopsis
Weird things happen to Beany, such as giant cats, odd shaped buildings, having two shadows and trying to walk on a glued pavement. It turns out he was dreaming.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Peter and Ho-lah-an / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Liv)
Pencils
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Liv)
Inks
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Liv)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I made this target out of an old tire rim...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Peter; Ho-lah-an
Synopsis
Peter and Ho-lah-an are playing at target practice, but Ho-lah-an misses and shoots a farmer planting his garden, in the rear end. He gives chase but bumps into a woman with a basket of eggs. The eggs smash over the farmer's head and she chases him with a big stick, while the boys watch from an out building.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

The Federal Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (credited as Jerome Siegel)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (credited)
Inks
Joe Shuster (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blast it! You never miss!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Carson (introduction); Officer Walsh (villain); Kate Lane (villain, dies)
Synopsis
Steve discovers that Kate Lane and Patrolman Walsh are behind the kidnapping. Mayhem ensues.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

It's a Dern Lie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Rosemary Volk (credited)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our dog 'Scratcher' had a severe case of fleas...
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Indexer Notes

Tall tales concerning fleas.

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

Henri Duval / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (credited as Jerome Siegel)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (credited)
Inks
Joe Shuster (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before Duval can return to the room...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Henri Duval
Synopsis
Henri swipes a Musketeer's outfit and distracts the guards so he can rescue his friends.
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[The Train Robbery, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 36)

Captain Bill of the Rangers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Allison (credited as W. M. Allison)
Pencils
Bill Allison (credited as W. M. Allison)
Inks
Bill Allison (credited as W. M. Allison)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unce Bob has taught us to ride horse-back...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Captain Bill; Bob; Johnny; Jane; Jo; Mr. Lane
Synopsis
Johnny and Jane are convinced that the train robber is rancher Lane's foreman and tell Captain Bill. Lane sees them coming out of the office and talks to them. They are suspicious and leave, but Lane rides back to the ranch and tells his men to kidnap the children, which they do.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Sir Loin of Beef / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell (credited)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (credited)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
M'lord - After a feast like that - I want sleep!
Characters
Sir Loin of Beef; Cowhide; Hash
Synopsis
Out in the country, Hash amuses himself by taking pot shots with his slingshot, but his cleverness at ricocheting shots onto the heads of his two out-of-sight companions annoys them and leads them to tie him securely and stand him on top of a boulder.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Jibby Jones / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (credited, signed)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (credited, signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
So there ya' are!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Jibby Jones
Synopsis
Chasing a kid who called him a dope, Jibby corners him in a dead-end alley. However, the kid is a better fighter and Jibby ends up on his rear with a black eye.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Billy! I've got a new game!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Billy
Synopsis
A friend tries to persuade Billy to play at fencing, but he gets annoyed at being poked and socks him in the face.
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[Knife Ambush, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 40)

Sagebrush n' Cactus / comic story / 1.83 pages (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell (credited)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (credited)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Old prospectors find a map of a gold strike...
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Sagebruch; Cactus
Synopsis
Our heroes strike gold and try to cover up their mine so they can go into town for more equipment.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Fanny / comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

Script
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Pencils
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Fanny (a donkey)
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Indexer Notes

pantomime; wordless comic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Peter and Ho-lah-an / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Liv)
Pencils
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Liv)
Inks
R. H. Livingstone (credited as Liv)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bring trap. I show you prarie [sic] dog village.
Genre
humor
Characters
Peter; Ho-lah-an
Synopsis
En route to a prairie dog village Peter and Ho-lah-an encounter a bull. They climb a haystack, but Ho-lah-an slides back down and grabs the bull by the tail, subduing it.
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[The Secret Cruise, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 43)

Ray and Gail / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clem Gretter (credited)
Pencils
Clem Gretter (credited)
Inks
Clem Gretter (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Joe! Quick! My Aunt Millie is very sick...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Willie Gewgaw; Ray; Gail; Joe Macula (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
On the ship Joe searches for the treasure map and is discovered. He and his assailant fall overboard.
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[The Stagecoach, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 44)

J. Worthington Blimp, Esq. / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, how do ya reckon they got away with thet stage-coach, Clem?
Genre
humor
Characters
J. Worthington Blimp, Esq.; Abner; Jupiter Jones
Synopsis
Blimp and Jones are still on their way from New York to San Diego and have stolen a stagecoach. In Kokomo, Indiana, a man gives them ten dollars to advertise a "Pony Express" show.
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[17-20 On the Black, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Script
Billy Weston (credited)
Pencils
Tom Cooper (credited)
Inks
Tom Cooper (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The pearls are stolen from Miss Vallen...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jim Gale; Kim; Miss Valen; Frog Morton (villain)
Synopsis
Miss Vallen's pearls are stolen, and the thief trailed to a clipper ship in the harbor. Jim and Kim row over and see the notorious Frog Morton talking to the mate. When the mate hears a noise outside and goes to investigate, Jim knocks him down.
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Needles Uses His Noodle! (Table of Contents: 46)

Needles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Stahl (credited, signed)
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Al Stahl (credited, signed)
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Al Stahl (credited, signed)
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Man Injured When Flower Pot Falls from Window Sill
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Needles
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[The Time Machine, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 47)

The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
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Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
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Sheldon Mayer (credited, signed)
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Aw pooey!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Mr. Weed; Professor Mowcher; Fritz; Miss Blumel
Synopsis
Weed, Professor Mowcher and Fritz have traveled one hundred years into the past. Much to Fritz's disgust, the two adults have fallen for a pair of women, but when he encounters a young girl he too is smitten.
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[Episode Two] (Table of Contents: 48)

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

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Tom Cooper (credited)
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Tom Cooper (credited)
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Tom Cooper (credited)
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Larry and Dot find themselves alone...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Larry; Dot; Dougal MacDougald (introduction); Blackface (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
Abandoned by the crew during a storm, Larry and Dot manage to steer the ship into safe harbor. There they meet a castaway, Dougal MacDougald, who warns them of the villainous Blackface.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Dear Old Dad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Whitney Ellsworth (credited as Whit)
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Whitney Ellsworth (credited as Whit)
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Whitney Ellsworth (credited as Whit)
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Somebody in the office has been swiping my cigars...
Genre
humor
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

Licorice / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Vin Sullivan (credited, signed)
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Vin Sullivan (credited, signed)
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Vin Sullivan (credited, signed)
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Oh-oh!! It's startin' to rain!
Genre
humor
Characters
Licorice
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A Pickle Complex! (Table of Contents: 51)

Capt. Spiniker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Tom Cooper (credited)
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Tom Cooper (credited)
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Tom Cooper (credited)
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Cheer up Cap!
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Captain Spiniker; Mr. Sternpipe
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[Episode 3] (Table of Contents: 52)

The Vikings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
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R. H. Livingstone (credited as Livingstone)
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R. H. Livingstone (credited as Livingstone)
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Sigrid, with death-sadness in her heart...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Sigrid; Hagbard; Ighild; Kol; Ivar
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

Federal Men / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (credited as Jerome Siegel)
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Joe Shuster (credited)
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Joe Shuster (credited)
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Morton Brent, a wealthy plane manufacturer...
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Steve Carson; Morton Brent, Jr. (introduction, villain); Grayson (introduction)
Synopsis
Carson is assigned to protect the inventor Brent. Their plane is shot down, but Carson leaps onto the attacking plane and forces the pilot to land, but instead he sets fire to the plane and bails out. Carson leaps again and grabs hold of the pilot, and both parachute safely to earth. The pilot is revealed to be an inventor named Grayson, whom Brent has been threatening, trying to steal plans for a new type of plane.
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Indexer Notes

Bottom tier of original page 3 replaced with "Crime Does Not Pay!" and the entire page 4 of the original deleted.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

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Inside back cover.

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Same image as the front cover, complete with title, number, and copyright notice.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gold!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. New Book of Comics No. 1
  4. 3. ["Look! Now -- When I was a boy - To find a horseshoe was considered luck..."]
    Now--When I Was a Boy
  5. 4. ["And stay out!"]
    Sir Loin of Beef
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Axel
  7. 6. ["Hey, Billy! Wait up fer a minit!"]
    Billy the Kid
  8. 7. [Knife Ambush, Part 1]
    Sagebrush n' Cactus
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Fanny
  10. 9. [Episode One]
    The Vikings
  11. 10. ["Well folks, you are now looking at a man who will undoubtedly get his name down on the immortal pages of history..."]
    J. Worthington Blimp, Esq.
  12. 11. [The Time Machine, Part 1]
    The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed
  13. 12. [The Secret Cruise, Part 1]
    Ray and Gail
  14. 13. ["Allan, forced by treachery to find sanctuary among the enemies of the True Cross..."]
    Allan De Beaufort
  15. 14. ["Hey you! Make yourself useful around here..."]
    Dickie Duck
  16. 15. ["Peter had a dog called Rab and a ram named Loki..."]
    Peter and Ho-lah-an
  17. 16. ["Utah Falcon, my great-grandfather, was a renowned hunter..."]
    It's a Dern Lie
  18. 17. [The Vampire Master, Part 4]
    Doctor Occult
  19. 18. ["Mm-mm-m!! I'm even gettin' hungry thinkin' about it!!"]
    Jibby Jones
  20. 19. ["I call myself 'Knight Errant' Cowhide, because I seek wrongs to right..."]
    Sir Loin of Beef
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Axel
  22. 21. [Knife Ambush, Part 2]
    Sagebrush n' Cactus
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Fanny
  24. 23. ["There's not going to be a happy Christmas for Farmer Gray..."]
    Dickie Duck
  25. 24. [Episode 1]
    Castaway Island
  26. 25. ["Hey, Billy!! I jes' saw Butch O'Brien give another feller a awful bad beatin'!"]
    Billy the Kid
  27. 26. [The Stagecoach, Part 1]
    J. Worthington Blimp, Esq.
  28. 27. [Episode 2]
    The Vikings
  29. 28. [The Time Machine, Part 2]
    The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed
  30. 29. ["Gizzle me slivers ye spalpeens!"]
    Capt'n Spiniker
  31. 30. ["If you're gonna be my manager..."]
    Dare-Devil Dunk
  32. 31. ["I don't know why - But things don't seem to be just right to me today!!"]
    Beany
  33. 32. ["I made this target out of an old tire rim..."]
    Peter and Ho-lah-an
  34. 33. ["Blast it! You never miss!"]
    The Federal Men
  35. 34. ["Our dog 'Scratcher' had a severe case of fleas..."]
    It's a Dern Lie
  36. 35. ["Before Duval can return to the room..."]
    Henri Duval
  37. 36. [The Train Robbery, Part 2]
    Captain Bill of the Rangers
  38. 37. ["M'lord - After a feast like that - I want sleep!"]
    Sir Loin of Beef
  39. 38. ["So there ya' are!"]
    Jibby Jones
  40. 39. ["Hey, Billy! I've got a new game!"]
    Billy the Kid
  41. 40. [Knife Ambush, Part 3]
    Sagebrush n' Cactus
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Fanny
  43. 42. ["Bring trap. I show you prarie [sic] dog village."]
    Peter and Ho-lah-an
  44. 43. [The Secret Cruise, Part 3]
    Ray and Gail
  45. 44. [The Stagecoach, Part 2]
    J. Worthington Blimp, Esq.
  46. 45. [17-20 On the Black, Part 3]
    Jim Gale
  47. 46. Needles Uses His Noodle!
    Needles
  48. 47. [The Time Machine, Part 3]
    The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed
  49. 48. [Episode Two]
    Castaway Island
  50. 49. ["Somebody in the office has been swiping my cigars..."]
    Dear Old Dad
  51. 50. ["Oh-oh!! It's startin' to rain!"]
    Licorice
  52. 51. A Pickle Complex!
    Capt. Spiniker
  53. 52. [Episode 3]
    The Vikings
  54. 53. ["Morton Brent, a wealthy plane manufacturer..."]
    Federal Men
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
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