(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 ?

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
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

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

Indexer Notes

A header features six generic characters. The artist signature is inconclusive, but may be 'WRC'.

Alias The Clock (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
- - - An all I know is I was cracked on th' Head...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Clock (introduction ?); Bill Hunt; Officer Sam
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 (credited as E. McD. Moore, Jr.)
Pencils
Ed Moore (credited as E. McD. Moore, Jr.)
Inks
Ed Moore (credited as E. McD. Moore, Jr.)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hard-faced professional soldiers...
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 the Young News Hawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I didn't do it!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Red Dolan; Slim Wilson
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).

Indexer Notes

Pages 1 and 2 are in full color. 3 and 4 are in black and white. 5 and 6 are in black and red. 7 is in black and white.

The Floating City (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Art Pinajian (signed as Pinajian) (credited as Arthur Pinajian)
Pencils
Art Pinajian (signed as Pinajian) (credited as Arthur Pinajian)
Inks
Art Pinajian (signed as Pinajian) (credited as Arthur Pinajian)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Extra - Extra! Read all about it!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dick Kent; Professor James B. Benton
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

Indexer Notes

Pages 1 and 2 are in full color. 3 and 4 are in black and white. 5 and 6 are in black and red. 7 and 8 are in black and white.

Mountain Murder (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Among the hills in the volunteer state of Tennessee,,
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jim Tyson; Ma Tyson; Pa Tyson; Jane Barclay; Jed Barclay
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

Indexer Notes

Pages 1 and 2 are in full color. 3 and 4 are in black and white. 5 and 6 are in black and red. 7 and 8 are in black and white.

Shanghaied (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ugh! Blazes, what hit me? Ugh!
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

Indexer Notes

Pages 1 and 2 are in full color. 3 and 4 are in black and white. 5 and 6 are in black and red. 7 is in black and white.

Wild Horse (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm gonna own that horse...
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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Spinner! We found a horse's skull
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Spinner (introduction); Sue; Bruce Berry; Celia Chambers' Mr. Clabber
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 as Victor J Dowling)
Pencils
Victor Dowling (credited as Victor J Dowling)
Inks
Victor Dowling (credited as Victor J Dowling)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Night broods down over the Siamese jungle...
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 the Young News Hawk
  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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