(November 1936)

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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1936-09-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comics Magazine Company, Inc.
Editing
William Cook ?
Color
color cover; black & white and color interior
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
paper cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Funny PICTURE STORIES is published monthly by Comics Magazine Company, Inc., 420 DeSoto Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. Editorial Office, 12 West 42nd Street, New York, N. Y. Application for second class entry pending at post office, St. Louis, Mo., under the Act of March 3rd, 1879. Subscription price: One (1) year, 12 issues, in the United States and its Possessions, and Canada, $1.00. Single copies, 10 cents.

Order of stories, synopses and credits added from scan of credit page, actual contents and page lengths of stories need to be verified from actual copy.

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 313517.


Alias The Clock (Table of Contents)

The Clock / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Clock
Reprints

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Short synopses and credits for each of the stories in the issue.

Alias The Clock (Table of Contents: 2)

The Clock / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
George Brenner
Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Clock (introduction ?)
Synopsis
The Clock captures a night-watchman who was in on a jewel heist.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Clock also appears in Funny Pages V1 #6 which has the same cover date. The Clock's civilian name of Brian O'Brien is not given until the character's later run in Feature Funnies.

The Border War (Table of Contents: 3)

Tom Campbell / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Moore [as E. McD. Moore, Jr.]
Pencils
Ed Moore [as E. McD. Moore, Jr.]
Inks
Ed Moore [as E. McD. Moore, Jr.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Tom Campbell
Synopsis
"Tom Campbell, Yank soldier of fortune, takes a fling along the banana border." (synopsis from table of contents).
Reprints

Red Dolan (Table of Contents: 4)

Red Dolan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Campbell [as Joe Campbell, Jr.]
Pencils
Joe Campbell [as Joe Campbell, Jr.]
Inks
Joe Campbell [as Joe Campbell, Jr.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Red Dolan
Synopsis
"Young Dolan knew his pal was not guilty - but he had to take a big chance to prove it." (synopsis from table of contents).

The Floating City (Table of Contents: 5)

Dick Kent / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Arthur Pinajian (credited)
Pencils
Arthur Pinajian (credited)
Inks
Arthur Pinajian (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Dick Kent
Synopsis
"The whole world goes topsy-turvy and Dick Kent is trapped by wierd (sic) men above the clouds." (synopsis from the table of contents).
Reprints

Mountain Murder (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jim Tyson
Synopsis
"Blood-red feud haunted the hills of Tennessee and Jim Tyson trailed his enemy to showdown under the moon." (synopsis from table of contents).
Reprints

Shanghaied (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson]
Pencils
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson]
Inks
John Patterson [as J. A. Patterson]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rat Larson
Synopsis
"A rough, tough and salty gent was Rat Larson, skipper of the Morgelon. But a smuggler meets a weasel. Keno!" (synopsis from table of contents)
Reprints

Wild Horse (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Buck Ringoe (credited)
Pencils
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Inks
Bill Allison [as W. M. Allison]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Synopsis
"A short, short Western yarn of a range beauty and the puncher who threatened to brand him for keeps." (synopsis from table of contents)
Reprints

The Case of the Broken Skull (Table of Contents: 9)

The Spinner / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Christman (credited)
Pencils
Bert Christman (credited)
Inks
Bert Christman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spinner (introduction)
Synopsis
"The Spinner weaves an exciting mystery around romance in the hill cave regions. A real thriller." (synopsis from table of contents).
Reprints

The Sacred White Elephant (Table of Contents: 10)

Brailey of the Tropics / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Joe Brailey; Chola; Stark; Dorothy; Korni; Rambai (elephant)
Synopsis
Thieves angle to take a baby white elephant from Brailey.
Reprints
Keywords
Princess of Bankok (ship); Siam; Thailand; tigers; white elephants
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Alias The Clock
    The Clock
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Alias The Clock
    The Clock
  4. 3. The Border War
    Tom Campbell
  5. 4. Red Dolan
    Red Dolan
  6. 5. The Floating City
    Dick Kent
  7. 6. Mountain Murder
  8. 7. Shanghaied
  9. 8. Wild Horse
  10. 9. The Case of the Broken Skull
    The Spinner
  11. 10. The Sacred White Elephant
    Brailey of the Tropics
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