More Fun Comics #v2#3 [15]
(November 1936)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1936-09-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor, publisher); Vin Sullivan (associate editor); Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)

Issue Notes

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, 1936, New Series, Volume 31, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 323190.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Kid getting mule to kick a field goal.
Keywords
football; mules

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

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

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Alger's Variety Show / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My brother has quit Hollywood!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[The Resbian Affair, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 4)

Sandra of the Secret Service / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
W. C. Brigham (signed as C Brigham) (credited as C Brigham)
Inks
W. C. Brigham (signed as C Brigham) (credited as C Brigham)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sandra, as Marie Montell...
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Sandra; Lorenz
Synopsis
Sandra attempts to rescue a fellow Gavonian spy from prison.
Reprints

[Prince of Patrania, Part 13] (Table of Contents: 5)

Spike Spalding / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (credited)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (credited)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spike, Pincus and their sailor friend...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Spike Spalding; Pincus; The Sailor
Reprints

[Island Adventure, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 6)

Woozy Watts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Halt and sit down!
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Woozy Watts
Reprints

[Koth and the Seven, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dr. Occult / comic story / 2 pages (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
Entering an Egyptian tomb...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Occult; Zator; the Seven; Koth (villain)
Synopsis
Searching for a magical belt inside an Egyptian pyramid, Occult and Zator are attacked by a giant wielding a scimitar, but Occult kills him. They find the magic belt, but when Koth learns of this he is filled with rage and orders their death within two minutes.
Reprints

In the Wake of the Wander [Part 13] (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Grim / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooper (credited as MacFergus)
Inks
Tom Cooper (credited as MacFergus)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Captain Grim; Filson (villain); Kango
Synopsis
Filson escapes and swims to the nearby beach. The native Kango uses Filson's own blow gun to kill him with a poison dart, and so the mystery of "The Death That Leaves No Mark" is finally solved.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to "Tom Cooper [as Mac Fergus]", but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Cooper was a writer.

[Episode 14] (Table of Contents: 9)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
De Bracey, seeing that his men are daunted...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
De Bracey; Ivanhoe; The Black Knight; Locksley; Cedric; Bois-Gilbert; Rebecca; the Templar
Synopsis
De Bracey's castle is under siege and the gate is breached by the Black Knight. They battle and the Knight is victorious. Ivanhoe and Rebecca become aware that the castle is burning, when the Templar bursts in and abducts her.
Reprints

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

Pep Morgan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who's the blonde, Doug?
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Pep Morgan; the Dean's daughter; Doug; Benny; Tubs Miller
Synopsis
Pep is smitten with the Dean's daughter, which distracts him on the football field.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Creig Flessel, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Flessel was a writer on this strip.

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Fun Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

[Gold Gulch, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 12)

Pelion and Ossa / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Carney (credited)
Pencils
Bill Carney (credited)
Inks
Bill Carney (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! I wish we were near Gold Gulch...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pelion; Ossa

[The Bedouin Adventure, Part 14] (Table of Contents: 13)

Wing Brady / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited, signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The warning of the escape of Wing Brady...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Wing Brady; Ali Ben Saad (villain); Lynn Harding; Lieutenant Canfield
Synopsis
Wing and Lynn are recaptured by the Arabs led by Ali Ben Saad. Before their planned fate can be put in motion a warning comes that the sentry has spied thousands of Legionnaires marching on the camp.

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Hickey, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Hickey was a writer.

Fang Gow of China [Part 15] (Table of Contents: 14)

Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow of China / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Inks
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Barry O'Neil; Fang Gow; Le Grand
Synopsis
Barry and Le Grand are trapped underground by Fang Gow, but when part of Paris is blown up they escape. Barry takes a gun from a fallen guard and confronts Fang Gow, who pulls a gun from his sleeve. But Barry is faster and the villain falls.
Reprints

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

Thrilling True Stories / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Speed (credited as Richard B. Speed)
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two dogs disappeared suddenly...
Genre
adventure; non-fiction

[In the Wilderness, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Bradley Boys / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tom + Jack Bradley are lost...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Tom Bradley; Jack Bradley

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Creig Flessel, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Flessel was a writer on this strip.

[Episode 5] (Table of Contents: 17)

The Three Musketeers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Sven Elven (credited)
Inks
Sven Elven (credited)
Letters
Sven Elven

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young D'Artagnan, seeking enlistment with the King's Guard...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
D'Artagnan; Athos; Porthos; Aramis; De Treville; Captain Jussac; The King
Synopsis
Keeping his tryst with the three musketeers for successive duels, D'Artagnan is waylaid by five of the Cardinal's private Guard. He and the other three fight and drive them off. The King is pleased to hear of this and asks to see these men to congratulate them on their prowess.

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

Touchdown! Pigskin Puns / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sorry - Coach - but you kept me on the bench so long...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Brad Hardy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited, signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After finally finding Lorraine...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Brad Hardy; Prince Kardos; Helgar

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Hickey, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Hickey was a writer.

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

Just Suppose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (credited as H. C. Kiefer)
Inks
A. D. Kiefer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That Erickson had not completed the Monitor at just the moment he did...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Erikson; Filui Orsene

[Captain Hale, Gun-Runner, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 21)

Midshipman Dewey / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks
Tom Cooper (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dewey is attempting to get a loose gun in place...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Dewey; Captain Hale; Dorgan; Blackbirder; Captain Smith

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Cooper, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Cooper was a writer.

[Alaskan Adventure, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 22)

Bob Merritt / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Inks
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the two enemy planes roaring down...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Bob Merritt; Red; Shorty; Buzz; Lefty
Reprints

[People of the Red Planet, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 23)

Mark Marson of the Interpanetary Police / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Hickey
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the night of June 16, 2060...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mark Marson (introduction); Monty Montague; Sarno; Hillary's daughter; Dorais; Captain Waldo
Reprints

[The Half-Breed, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Pears to me that this is a likely place fer a settlement...
Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Buckskin Jim; Pete; Little Wolf
Synopsis
Buckskin Jim is among a group building a settlement in a lush valley. Riding out to shoot a buffalo for meat, Jim meets two Indian braves who take him back to their camp. The chief takes a liking to Jim and inducts him into the tribe.

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Cooper, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Cooper was a writer.

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

Talk About Talkies / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mary Partrick
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

Little Linda / 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
Linda is heiress to the fortune of Silas Flint...
Genre
drama; children
Characters
Linda Silas Flint; Ned
Synopsis
Linda is kidnapped and a ransom note delivered to her guardian with the warning noy to contact the authorities. Ned decides to call in the F.B.I.
Reprints

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

The Magic Crystal of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming (signed)
Inks
Homer Fleming (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Bobby and Binks again seek an adventure in the Magic Crystal, the year is 490 B.C...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Bobby; Binks
Synopsis
Bobby and Binks gaze into the magic crystal and see the adventure of Darius, King of Persia, invading Athens in 490 B.C.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script previously credited to Fleming on no known evidence.

[Damsel in Distress, Part 12] (Table of Contents: 28)

Jack Woods / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
W. C. Brigham (signed as C Brigham) (credited as C Brigham)
Inks
W. C. Brigham (signed as C Brigham) (credited as C Brigham)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack has sent a heliograph message...
Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Jack Woods; Dolores; Don Miguel; Pancho Villa (villain)
Reprints

[The Hold-Up, Part 7] (Table of Contents: 29)

Along the Main Line / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks
Tom Cooper (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Malvern is attempting to forestall a plot...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Jake; Ed; Slick Carter; Malverne; Dawkins
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script was formerly credited to Tom Cooper, but Keith Chandler has found no information to support the idea that Cooper was a writer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Don Drake on the Planet Saro / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Clem Gretter (credited as Clemens Gretter) (signed)
Inks
Clem Gretter (credited as Clemens Gretter) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Betty's fatal misstep has plunged her into the rocky crevice...
Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Don Drake; Queen Zira; Betty; Laswan (villain); Krenon (villain)
Synopsis
Climbing down into a rock crevice in an attempt to save Betty, Don, Queen Zira and Betty herself are swept down a swift running stream. They emerge in a strange land, which the queen says must be that ruled by her cousin Laswan.
Reprints

[Episode 4] (Table of Contents: 31)

Pirate Gold / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sven Elven (credited)
Inks
Sven Elven (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sven Elven

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is mutiny aboard...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Captain Dennis; Jeff Roberts; Pedro
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Elven was previously suggested as possible scriptwriter, but the Who's Who, in combination with a long piece on the artist in Alter Ego #162 (January 2020), seems to refute this.

[Hunting] (Table of Contents: 32)

Hubert / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. Muselli ?
Pencils
Bill Patrick (credited)
Inks
Bill Patrick (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Hubert
Reprints

Indexer Notes

pantomime; wordless comic

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

Calling All Cars / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Burke fires, Bailey jerks the rug...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandy Kean; Doris Bailey; The Purple Tiger; Myrna
Synopsis
Sandy is masquerading as the Tiger to save Doris Bailey, but is outed by Myrna. When the Tiger has Sandy in a huge jar filling up with water, Myrna saves him by firing at the jar and breaking it. She explains that the Tiger is her father, and she wanted him put into psychiatric care, not prison.
Reprints

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

Sam the Porter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russell Cole
Pencils
Russell Cole
Inks
Russell Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well - Sam - I'll soon be at school...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

credits, title page / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36) (Expand) /

New Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Big Prizes (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Factory to You (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  4. 3. ["My brother has quit Hollywood!"]
    Alger's Variety Show
  5. 4. [The Resbian Affair, Part 2]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  6. 5. [Prince of Patrania, Part 13]
    Spike Spalding
  7. 6. [Island Adventure, Part 5]
    Woozy Watts
  8. 7. [Koth and the Seven, Part 3]
    Dr. Occult
  9. 8. In the Wake of the Wander [Part 13]
    Captain Grim
  10. 9. [Episode 14]
    Ivanhoe
  11. 10. ["Who's the blonde, Doug?"]
    Pep Morgan
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  13. 12. [Gold Gulch, Part 2]
    Pelion and Ossa
  14. 13. [The Bedouin Adventure, Part 14]
    Wing Brady
  15. 14. Fang Gow of China [Part 15]
    Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow of China
  16. 15. ["Two dogs disappeared suddenly..."]
    Thrilling True Stories
  17. 16. [In the Wilderness, Part 3]
    The Bradley Boys
  18. 17. [Episode 5]
    The Three Musketeers
  19. 18. ["I'm sorry - Coach - but you kept me on the bench so long..."]
    Touchdown! Pigskin Puns
  20. 19. ["After finally finding Lorraine..."]
    Brad Hardy
  21. 20. ["That Erickson had not completed the Monitor at just the moment he did..."]
    Just Suppose
  22. 21. [Captain Hale, Gun-Runner, Part 2]
    Midshipman Dewey
  23. 22. [Alaskan Adventure, Part 1]
    Bob Merritt
  24. 23. [People of the Red Planet, Part 1]
    Mark Marson of the Interpanetary Police
  25. 24. [The Half-Breed, Part 5]
    Buckskin Jim
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  27. 26. ["Linda is heiress to the fortune of Silas Flint..."]
    Little Linda
  28. 27. ["When Bobby and Binks again seek an adventure in the Magic Crystal, the year is 490 B.C..."]
    The Magic Crystal of History
  29. 28. [Damsel in Distress, Part 12]
    Jack Woods
  30. 29. [The Hold-Up, Part 7]
    Along the Main Line
  31. 30. ["Betty's fatal misstep has plunged her into the rocky crevice..."]
    Don Drake on the Planet Saro
  32. 31. [Episode 4]
    Pirate Gold
  33. 32. [Hunting]
    Hubert
  34. 33. ["As Burke fires, Bailey jerks the rug..."]
    Calling All Cars
  35. 34. ["Well - Sam - I'll soon be at school..."]
    Sam the Porter
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    New Comics
  38. 37. Big Prizes
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  39. 38. Factory to You
    Remington Rand
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