Funny Pages #v1#6
(November 1936)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comics Magazine Company, Inc.
Editing
William Cook

Duck soup (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ellis Edwards (signed)
Inks
Ellis Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
More fun than a sideshow
Genre
humor

Marvelous (Table of Contents: 1)

Little Bromely / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
William H. Cook [as WHC]
Pencils
William H. Cook [as WHC]
Inks
William H. Cook [as WHC]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Cats of Finnegan's Alley (Table of Contents: 2)

Sights About Town / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Victor Dowling (signed as V. Dowling) (credited as V. Dowling)
Inks
Victor Dowling (signed as V. Dowling) (credited as V. Dowling)
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

A double page spread.

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

Skipper Ham Shanks / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Patterson (credited)
Pencils
John Patterson (credited)
Inks
John Patterson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The war with Sultan Sourpuss is over!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Skipper Ham Shanks; Poss; Spike

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

Phil 'n Sofie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ellis Edwards (credited as Od Ellis)
Pencils
Ellis Edwards (credited as Od Ellis)
Inks
Ellis Edwards (credited as Od Ellis)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Remember: Sofie winned th' 25 dollars...
Genre
humor
Characters
Phil; Sofie

Indexer Notes

Printed in black and white.

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

University Al / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Basso (credited, signed)
Pencils
Tony Basso (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony Basso (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got to show Unk I know what I am doing...
Genre
humor
Characters
University Al

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

The Sapphire Eye of Sekhmet / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Ernst (credited as Kenneth Ernst) (signed)
Pencils
Ken Ernst (credited as Kenneth Ernst) (signed)
Inks
Ken Ernst (credited as Kenneth Ernst) (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My humble apologies, lovely lady.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmie Murray; Princess Nadja

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

The Stone Age / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Dowling (credited as Dowling)
Pencils
Victor Dowling (credited as Dowling)
Inks
Victor Dowling (credited as Dowling)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gertrude, my little pearly-toothed bird...
Genre
humor
Characters
Johnnie; Gertrude

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

Aeronautical Advisory Service / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Capt. Raymond Clark
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings pals! Just back from a jump...

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

The Further Adventures of Jane & Johnny / 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
Lane has been exposed as the leader...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Captain Bill; Jane; Johnny

Lesson 6 Feet (Table of Contents: 10)

Learn Cartooning / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Patterson
Pencils
John Patterson
Inks
John Patterson
Letters
?

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

Red Avenger / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Inks
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I cannot rest until I have avenged the death of my little Rosita!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Avenger; Senor Three-Fingers; Carlos

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

Natural History / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard L. Hastings (illustrations)
Inks
Howard L. Hastings (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Pronghorn Antelope, (above) is one of the very few animals distinctly American.
Genre
non-fiction

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

Koko / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marjorie MacIntyre (credited as M. MacIntyre) (signed as M. MacIntyre)
Pencils
Marjorie MacIntyre (credited as M. MacIntyre) (signed as M. MacIntyre)
Inks
Marjorie MacIntyre (credited as M. MacIntyre) (signed as M. MacIntyre)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you thought you'd sneak along with me?
Genre
jungle
Characters
Koko; Bill Breen

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

Windy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock (credited) (signed as Filchock)
Pencils
Martin Filchock (credited) (signed as Filchock)
Inks
Martin Filchock (credited) (signed as Filchock)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi Windy!
Genre
children
Characters
Windy

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

The Clock Strikes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner (credited as Geo. E. Brenner)
Pencils
George Brenner (credited as Geo. E. Brenner)
Inks
George Brenner (credited as Geo. E. Brenner)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll hold 'em off "Slick" - get in the car -- quick -
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brian] (introduction, but see notes), first masked hero in U.S. comic books); "Slick" Martin (villain)
Synopsis
The Clock suscessfully foils a bank robbery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Continues directly into Funny Pages #7. The Clock also appears in Funny Picture Stories #1 which has the same cover date.

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

Freddie Bell / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Bell your [sic] just the man I want to see -
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Freddie Bell; his father; Mr. Mazuma

Topping a Bad One (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

A two page spread.

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

Whiskers [1930s boy & dog] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Marjorie MacIntyre (credited as M. MacIntyre) (signed as M. MacIntyre)
Pencils
Marjorie MacIntyre (credited as M. MacIntyre) (signed as M. MacIntyre)
Inks
Marjorie MacIntyre (credited as M. MacIntyre) (signed as M. MacIntyre)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here Whiskers -- here boy
Genre
animal; children
Characters
Whiskers (a dog)

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

Little Beezer / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Campbell (credited as Campbell)
Pencils
Joe Campbell (credited as Campbell)
Inks
Joe Campbell (credited as Campbell)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey gang!! Farmer Green says we can swim in his pond
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Beezer; Elmer; Farmer Green

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

Loony Louie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Pencils
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Inks
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hallo, mine fran! I weel sell you ze mageek Hindu flute...
Genre
humor
Characters
Loony Louie, the fire chief

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

The CC Kid / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Filchock (credited, signed)
Pencils
Martin Filchock (credited, signed)
Inks
Martin Filchock (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Curly -- on his way to say good-by to some of his friends--
Genre
drama
Characters
Curly

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

Dinky [Walt Munson] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Munson (credited, signed)
Pencils
Walt Munson (credited, signed)
Inks
Walt Munson (credited, signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why - Oscar Snitzelblunk I'm surprised at you!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Windy [Oscar Snitzelblunk]

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

Krazy Komics / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Pencils
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Inks
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It must be those Mexican jumping beans...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Five unrelated gag panels.

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

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

Script
Tony Yuknis (signed as Yuknis) (credited as Yuknis)
Pencils
Tony Yuknis (signed as Yuknis) (credited as Yuknis)
Inks
Tony Yuknis (signed as Yuknis) (credited as Yuknis)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Since you joined our team we've been playing like champions Dolittle!!
Characters
Jack Dolittle

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

Stubbie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clyde Yeadon (credited as Clyde Don) (signed)
Pencils
Clyde Yeadon (credited as Clyde Don) (signed)
Inks
Clyde Yeadon (credited as Clyde Don) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll just take this money to th' cat and dog hospital and pay for Pesty's doctor billl!!!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Stubbie; Granny

[A new postage stamp recalls how the Marsellaise was written..."] (Table of Contents: 26)

Stamp Collectors / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Prof. Phillip S. Pace
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

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

Junior Library / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frances Hope
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that school has started again...

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

Porkchops and Gravy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Common folks get 'em while there 're hot!
Genre
humor
Characters
Porkchops; Gravy

[Ball Game Today] (Table of Contents: 29)

Bubs and Schnubs / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Basso (credited, signed)
Pencils
Tony Basso (credited, signed)
Inks
Tony Basso (credited, signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Bubs; Schnubs

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

Hezzy of the Hills / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Buresch (credited)
Pencils
Joe Buresch (credited)
Inks
Joe Buresch (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen Hezzy, I'll cut across Tuckers property...
Characters
Hezzy of the Hills; Nell Tucker; Zeke Tucker

Catfish Island (Table of Contents: 31)

Pals and Pastimes / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Raymond Gill (signed as Raymond A. Gill)
Pencils
Raymond Gill (signed as Raymond A. Gill)
Inks
Raymond Gill (signed as Raymond A. Gill)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on landlubber!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Phil; Bob

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

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
To those who missed last issue...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dickie Duck; Farmer Seth Gray

And Their High Adventure In A Strange House (Table of Contents: 33)

Jimmy and Jean / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Buresch (credited as Joe E. Buresch)
Pencils
Joe Buresch (credited as Joe E. Buresch)
Inks
Joe Buresch (credited as Joe E. Buresch)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It looks as though our nice evening ride is coming to an end Jean.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy; Jean
Synopsis
Caught in a torrential downpour, Jimmy and Jean enter a deserted farm house, where she is snatched from behind by a mysterious figure.

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

Fashions and Fads / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kay C. (credited)
Inks
Kay C. (credited)
Colors
Kay C. (credited); ?

Genre
fashion
Synopsis
Cut out fashions.

Indexer Notes

Paper doll.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Duck soup
  2. 1. Marvelous
    Little Bromely
  3. 2. The Cats of Finnegan's Alley
    Sights About Town
  4. 3. ["The war with Sultan Sourpuss is over!"]
    Skipper Ham Shanks
  5. 4. ["Remember: Sofie winned th' 25 dollars..."]
    Phil 'n Sofie
  6. 5. ["I've got to show Unk I know what I am doing..."]
    University Al
  7. 6. ["My humble apologies, lovely lady."]
    The Sapphire Eye of Sekhmet
  8. 7. ["Gertrude, my little pearly-toothed bird..."]
    The Stone Age
  9. 8. ["Greetings pals! Just back from a jump..."]
    Aeronautical Advisory Service
  10. 9. ["Lane has been exposed as the leader..."]
    The Further Adventures of Jane & Johnny
  11. 10. Lesson 6 Feet
    Learn Cartooning
  12. 11. ["I cannot rest until I have avenged the death of my little Rosita!"]
    Red Avenger
  13. 12. ["The Pronghorn Antelope, (above) is one of the very few animals distinctly American."]
    Natural History
  14. 13. ["So you thought you'd sneak along with me?"]
    Koko
  15. 14. ["Hi Windy!"]
    Windy
  16. 15. ["I'll hold 'em off "Slick" - get in the car -- quick -"]
    The Clock Strikes
  17. 16. ["Mr. Bell your [sic] just the man I want to see -"]
    Freddie Bell
  18. 17. Topping a Bad One
  19. 18. ["Here Whiskers -- here boy"]
    Whiskers [1930s boy & dog]
  20. 19. ["Hey gang!! Farmer Green says we can swim in his pond"]
    Little Beezer
  21. 20. ["Hallo, mine fran! I weel sell you ze mageek Hindu flute..."]
    Loony Louie
  22. 21. ["Curly -- on his way to say good-by to some of his friends--"]
    The CC Kid
  23. 22. ["Why - Oscar Snitzelblunk I'm surprised at you!"]
    Dinky [Walt Munson]
  24. 23. ["It must be those Mexican jumping beans..."]
    Krazy Komics
  25. 24. ["Since you joined our team we've been playing like champions Dolittle!!"]
    Jack Dolittle
  26. 25. ["I'll just take this money to th' cat and dog hospital and pay for Pesty's doctor billl!!!"]
    Stubbie
  27. 26. [A new postage stamp recalls how the Marsellaise was written..."]
    Stamp Collectors
  28. 27. ["Now that school has started again..."]
    Junior Library
  29. 28. ["Common folks get 'em while there 're hot!"]
    Porkchops and Gravy
  30. 29. [Ball Game Today]
    Bubs and Schnubs
  31. 30. ["Listen Hezzy, I'll cut across Tuckers property..."]
    Hezzy of the Hills
  32. 31. Catfish Island
    Pals and Pastimes
  33. 32. ["To those who missed last issue..."]
    Dickie Duck
  34. 33. And Their High Adventure In A Strange House
    Jimmy and Jean
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Fashions and Fads
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Michael Hoskin
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