Stare #17
(December 1955)

Marvel, 1951 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale Date
1955
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Humorama, Inc.
Editing
Steve Andre

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

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

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Script
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think we can safely predict high winds!
Genre
humor
Characters
3 women; 2 weathermen

Indexer Notes

Page 10.

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

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Script
Stan Reid
Pencils
Stan Reid (signed)
Inks
Stan Reid (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're so sweet, Santa; I wish I had something to offer you!
Genre
humor
Characters
woman; Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Page 12.

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

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Script
E. Dillon
Pencils
E. Dillon (signed)
Inks
E. Dillon (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who's Electioneering? Can I help it if it's windy today?
Genre
humor
Characters
policeman; woman

Indexer Notes

Page 18.

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

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Script
Robert Cheatum
Pencils
Robert Cheatum (signed)
Inks
Robert Cheatum (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't you have some shopping to do, dear?
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife; female model

Indexer Notes

Page 23.

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

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Script
Al Kaufman
Pencils
Al Kaufman (signed)
Inks
Al Kaufman (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I saw your wife, Morton, and I don't care what other best...
Genre
humor
Characters
Morton; two men
Keywords
bar; beer

Indexer Notes

Page 26.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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Script
Reamer Keller (signed)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now just lean back, relax, and tell me...
Genre
humor; medical
Characters
psychiatrist; masked robber
Keywords
couch; gun; office

Indexer Notes

Page 29.

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

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Script
Harry King
Pencils
Harry King (signed)
Inks
Harry King (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This model is quite ambitious...
Genre
humor
Characters
woman; two men; female model
Keywords
brassiere; showroom

Indexer Notes

Page 29.

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

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Script
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's the kind I like to whistle at, but not with my salary!
Genre
humor
Characters
two men; woman
Keywords
outdoor cafe

Indexer Notes

Page 32.

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

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Script
A. Cramer (signed as A Cramer)
Pencils
A. Cramer (signed as A Cramer)
Inks
A. Cramer (signed as A Cramer)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I see our new director has finally decided to cover the bare walls!
Genre
humor
Characters
crowd of men; woman in a picture

Indexer Notes

Page 41.

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

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Script
Altama ?
Pencils
Altama ? (signed)
Inks
Altama ? (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning, madame; Oh, Oh, I see my partner beat me to it again!
Genre
humor
Characters
brush salesman; woman
Keywords
Ace Brush Co.; front door

Indexer Notes

Page 55. Signature difficult to read.

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

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Script
Stanley Rayon (signed as Rayon)
Pencils
Stanley Rayon (signed as Rayon)
Inks
Stanley Rayon (signed as Rayon)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm afraid we can't handle your sweater as flat work!
Genre
humor
Characters
woman; sales associate
Keywords
Ace Laundry

Indexer Notes

Page 59.

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

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Script
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Pencils
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Inks
Dick Cavalli (signed as Cavalli)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Got a match?
Genre
humor
Characters
woman; man
Synopsis
Two people shipwrecked on an island.

Indexer Notes

Page 60.

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

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Script
?
Pencils
? [as Van] (signed)
Inks
? [as Van] (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
waitress; male chef
Synopsis
The chef leers at a waitress who has trays of dishes in both hands.
Keywords
restaurant kitchen

Indexer Notes

Page 60. Pantomime cartoon.

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

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Script
Hank Ford
Pencils
Hank Ford (signed)
Inks
Hank Ford (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His wife gave them to me . . . to stay away from him!
Genre
humor
Characters
two showgirls
Keywords
dressing room

Indexer Notes

Page 63.

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

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Script
Bo Brown (signed)
Pencils
Bo Brown (signed)
Inks
Bo Brown (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At home he couldn't even measure the linoleum!
Genre
humor
Characters
wife; husband; audience; judge; beauty contestants
Keywords
beauty contest

Indexer Notes

Page 66.

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

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Script
William Boserman
Pencils
William Boserman [as Boserman] (signed)
Inks
William Boserman [as Boserman] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That silly room clerk said this room was available!
Genre
humor
Characters
man; two women
Keywords
hotel room

Indexer Notes

Page 66.

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

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Script
George Wolfe (signed)
Pencils
George Wolfe (signed)
Inks
George Wolfe (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How's the old ticker?
Genre
humor
Characters
young bride; old groom; minister
Keywords
church; wedding

Indexer Notes

Page 66.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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Script
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't know whether I could learn to love you, Betty...
Genre
humor
Characters
man; woman
Keywords
sofa

Indexer Notes

Page 66.

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

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Script
?
Pencils
? [as Shaffer] (signed)
Inks
? [as Shaffer] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's not as easy as walking back from an auto ride!
Genre
humor
Characters
two women
Keywords
life preserver; Marie II; ocean; pier

Indexer Notes

Page 69.

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

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Script
Art Jackson
Pencils
Art Jackson (signed)
Inks
Art Jackson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where can I get a caddy around here?
Genre
humor
Characters
clerk; golfer
Keywords
grocery store; shopping cart

Indexer Notes

Page 69.

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

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Script
Stanley Rayon (signed as Rayon)
Pencils
Stanley Rayon (signed as Rayon)
Inks
Stanley Rayon (signed as Rayon)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, Harrison; all they have to show is their pass!
Genre
humor; military
Characters
two women; Private Harrison; sergeant
Keywords
army post; Camp Nix; gate; legs; nylons

Indexer Notes

Page 71.

[Tacks on the Stairs] (Table of Contents: 22)

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Script
Al Kaufman (signed)
Pencils
Al Kaufman (signed)
Inks
Al Kaufman (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
husband
Synopsis
A husband quietly comes home late, with shoes removed, but finds tacks on the stair steps.
Keywords
stairs

Indexer Notes

Page 77. Pantomime cartoon.

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

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Script
George Davis (signed)
Pencils
George Davis (signed)
Inks
George Davis (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, it's hot in here; I think I'll take off my ring!
Genre
humor
Characters
two showgirls
Keywords
diamond ring; dressing room

Indexer Notes

Page 78.

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

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Script
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed as R. K.)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're the girl of my dreams. Would you mind walking in my...
Genre
humor
Characters
man; woman
Keywords
sidewalk

Indexer Notes

Page 82.

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

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Script
Reamer Keller (signed)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
factory workers
Keywords
assembly line; auto factory; deers

Indexer Notes

Page 85. Pantomime cartoon.

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

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Script
?
Pencils
? [as Van] (signed)
Inks
? [as Van] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guess what? Daughter got a job today...
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife; daughter
Keywords
living room

Indexer Notes

Page 86.

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

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Script
William Boserman
Pencils
William Boserman [as Boserman] (signed)
Inks
William Boserman [as Boserman] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... and remember, daughter, when you get to the city...
Genre
humor
Characters
daughter; mother
Keywords
suitcase

Indexer Notes

Page 86.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Elmer Atkins (signed as Atkins)
Pencils
Elmer Atkins (signed as Atkins)
Inks
Elmer Atkins (signed as Atkins)

Genre
humor; car
Characters
husband; wife; toll man
Synopsis
The driver has to stop and pay a toll to go through a tree trunk in the giant forest.
Keywords
giant trees

Indexer Notes

Page 89. Pantomime cartoon.

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Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["I think we can safely predict high winds!"]
  2. 2. ["You're so sweet, Santa; I wish I had something to offer you!"]
  3. 3. ["Who's Electioneering? Can I help it if it's windy today?"]
  4. 4. ["Don't you have some shopping to do, dear?"]
  5. 5. ["I saw your wife, Morton, and I don't care what other best..."]
  6. 6. ["Now just lean back, relax, and tell me..."]
  7. 7. ["This model is quite ambitious..."]
  8. 8. ["That's the kind I like to whistle at, but not with my salary!"]
  9. 9. ["I see our new director has finally decided to cover the bare walls!"]
  10. 10. ["Good morning, madame; Oh, Oh, I see my partner beat me to it again!"]
  11. 11. ["I'm afraid we can't handle your sweater as flat work!"]
  12. 12. ["Got a match?"]
  13. 13. [no title indexed]
  14. 14. ["His wife gave them to me . . . to stay away from him!"]
  15. 15. ["At home he couldn't even measure the linoleum!"]
  16. 16. ["That silly room clerk said this room was available!"]
  17. 17. ["How's the old ticker?"]
  18. 18. ["I don't know whether I could learn to love you, Betty..."]
  19. 19. ["It's not as easy as walking back from an auto ride!"]
  20. 20. ["Where can I get a caddy around here?"]
  21. 21. ["No, Harrison; all they have to show is their pass!"]
  22. 22. [Tacks on the Stairs]
  23. 23. ["Gosh, it's hot in here; I think I'll take off my ring!"]
  24. 24. ["You're the girl of my dreams. Would you mind walking in my..."]
  25. 25. [no title indexed]
  26. 26. ["Guess what? Daughter got a job today..."]
  27. 27. ["... and remember, daughter, when you get to the city..."]
  28. 28. [no title indexed]
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