(December 1936)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1936-11-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Full Color and Some Black and White
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date based on a house ad in the previous issue of The Funnies which states that this issue was expected to be on sale Tuesday November 10th. A house ad in Popular Comics (1936 series) #11 gives the same date.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Our Boarding House with Major Hoople / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

From the Neck Down (Table of Contents: 1)

The Worry Wart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks
J. R. Williams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children; domestic
Characters
Woory Wart
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way daily (NEA) 1935-12-12, 1935-12-25, 1935-11-25, 1935-12-11

Indexer Notes

inside front cover.

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

Dan Dunn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Marsh
Pencils
Norman Marsh
Inks
Norman Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you found out the guard'll sell out.
Characters
Dan Dunn; Heinie; Shanghai; Minnie Clark: Jug; Sheila; Cheater; Irwin
Reprints
  • From Dan Dunn Sundays (Publishers Syndicate) 1936-05-03 - 1936-05-24

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

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher (credited); Al Smith (actual)
Pencils
Bud Fisher (credited); Al Smith (actual)
Inks
Bud Fisher (credited); Al Smith (actual)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Go on!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff
Synopsis
Jeff wins a turkey.
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sunday (Bell) 1935-11-24

[In the Park] (Table of Contents: 4)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher (credited); Al Smith (actual)
Pencils
Bud Fisher (credited); Al Smith (actual)
Inks
Bud Fisher (credited); Al Smith (actual)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Cicero's Cat
Synopsis
Cat looks to hide from dogs.
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sunday (Bell) 1935-11-24

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

Boots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Edgar Martin
Pencils
Edgar Martin (signed)
Inks
Edgar Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'lo Button-Eyes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Boots; Horace; Opal
Synopsis
Boots is having a costume party.
Reprints
  • from Boots and her Buddies Sunday (NEA) 1936-02-14

Flying Fish (Table of Contents: 6)

Stranger Than Fiction / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard W. Thomas
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Everybody's Playmate / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Colors
?
Letters
?

Keywords
puzzles

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

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
Gene Byrnes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There goes Pinhead Duffy...
Genre
humor; children

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

Daisybelle / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
Gene Byrnes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing can happen to me because I’ve got on my rain coat!
Genre
humor

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

Tailspin Tommy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
Hal Forrest
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Koroloff and his evil cohorts were blown to bits...

Indexer Notes

Page count is 3 x 0.67. The strip occupies the top two thirds of 3 pages with Learning to Fly occupying the bottom third of first 2 pages and Aces occupying the bottom third of the third page.

How to Fly (Table of Contents: 11)

Tailspin Tommy Flying Club / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
Hal Forrest
Colors
?
Letters
Hal Forrest

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today I’ll show you how contact is maintained between pilots and airports!
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Comprises bottom third of first 2 pages of the Tailspin Tommy strip.

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

Aces / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
Hal Forrest
Colors
?
Letters
Hal Forrest

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Four Aces after the war launched an aerial circus.

Indexer Notes

Comprises bottom third of third page of the Tailspin Tommy strip. A new “Topper” replacing the Flying Club.

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

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
Gene Byrnes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What’s the matter Jimmy?
Genre
humor; children

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

Daisybelle / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
Gene Byrnes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I never heard a baby scream so in my life!

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

Bronc Peeler and Coyote Pete / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Fred Harman
Pencils
Fred Harman
Inks
Fred Harman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don’t care how many posts you bring...

Indexer Notes

Bronc Peeler comprises top three fifths of page. On the Range has bottom two fifths.

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

On the Range. / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Fred Harman
Pencils
Fred Harman
Inks
Fred Harman
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Harman

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some hosses is like some kind of men.
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Comprises bottom two fifths of Page. Bronc Peeler has top three fifths.

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

Captain Easy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We got dat Easy out de way.

Indexer Notes

Some colouring continuity issues. Clothing colours change from one strip to the next.

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

Boots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Edgar Everett Martin
Inks
Edgar Everett Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! Wasn’t it a swell picture?

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

Myra North / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Thompson
Pencils
Charles Coll
Inks
Charles Coll
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Doctor Devries - do you think there may be a chance that Jack escaped?
Genre
adventure

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

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
Gene Byrnes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A taxidermist is a feller wot stuffs animals!
Genre
humor; children

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

Daisybelle / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
Gene Byrnes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy birthday to you, Daisybelle!

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

The Nut Bros. / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Gene Aherne
Pencils
Gene Aherne
Inks
Gene Aherne
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Our Boarding House / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Gene Aherne
Pencils
Gene Aherne
Inks
Gene Aherne
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Otto Honk / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bela Zaboly
Inks
Bela Zaboly
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams
Inks
J. R. Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Tinymites / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Cochran
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

text & coloring page

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

This Curious World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
William Ferguson
Pencils
William Ferguson
Inks
William Ferguson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Alley Oop / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
V. T. Hamlin
Pencils
V. T. Hamlin
Inks
V. T. Hamlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Freckles and His Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Merrill Blosser
Pencils
Merrill Blosser
Inks
Merrill Blosser
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

From the Notes of Maj. Cosmo Strange, D.S.O. / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Baker
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Our Boarding House / comic story / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
Gene Aherne
Pencils
Gene Aherne
Inks
Gene Aherne
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Freckles and His Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Merrill Blosser
Pencils
Merrill Blosser
Inks
Merrill Blosser
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Adventures of 'Sparagus and Chubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Boots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Edgar Everett Martin
Pencils
Edgar Everett Martin
Inks
Edgar Everett Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

This Curious World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
William Ferguson
Pencils
William Ferguson
Inks
William Ferguson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

The Tinymites / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Cochran
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

text & coloring page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Annibelle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Dorothy Urfer
Pencils
Dorothy Urfer
Inks
Dorothy Urfer
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Salesman Sam / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
C. D. Small
Pencils
C. D. Small
Inks
C. D. Small
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher
Pencils
Bud Fisher
Inks
Bud Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher
Pencils
Bud Fisher
Inks
Bud Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Boots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Edgar Everett Martin
Pencils
Edgar Everett Martin
Inks
Edgar Everett Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Castles in the Air (Table of Contents: 42)

Scribbly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Eppie; Ving Parker
Synopsis
Scribbly tells his friend Eppie his idea for a new comic strip. Meanwhile, Ving Parker arrives at Scribbly's home.

Scribbly Receives a Guest!! (Table of Contents: 43)

Scribbly / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Ving Parker; Butch and Herbie (Scribbly's friends, mentioned only)
Synopsis
When Scribbly arrives home, his mother informs him that he has a vistor, but sends him upstairs first to wash up. When Scribbly finally comes back downstairs, he sees that his visitor is Ving Parker, and he promptly faints.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

Ben Webster's Page / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Edwin Alger (credited)
Pencils
Edwin Alger (credited)
Inks
Edwin Alger (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

Flapper Fanny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Gladys Parker
Pencils
Gladys Parker
Inks
Gladys Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Salesman Sam / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
C. D. Small
Pencils
C. D. Small
Inks
C. D. Small
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

Tad of the Tanbark / comic story / 1.2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

.4 x 3 pages

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire / comic story / 1.8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

3 x .6 pages

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

Happy Mulligan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Colors
?
Letters
?

Home Magic (Table of Contents: 52)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W Nugent
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

Stranger Than Fiction / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard W. Thomas
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 0.7 page (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher
Pencils
Bud Fisher
Inks
Bud Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher
Pencils
Bud Fisher
Inks
Bud Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

Otto Honk / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bela Zaboly
Inks
Bela Zaboly
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57)

Out Our Way / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams
Inks
J. R. Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58)

Bronc Peeler and Coyote Pete / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Fred Harman
Pencils
Fred Harman
Inks
Fred Harman
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

Stories In Stamps / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
I. S. Klein
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
hobby; stamps

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

Annibelle / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Dorothy Urfer
Pencils
Dorothy Urfer
Inks
Dorothy Urfer
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  2. 1. From the Neck Down
    The Worry Wart
  3. 2. ["So you found out the guard'll sell out."]
    Dan Dunn
  4. 3. ["Go on!"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  5. 4. [In the Park]
    Cicero's Cat
  6. 5. ["H'lo Button-Eyes!"]
    Boots
  7. 6. Flying Fish
    Stranger Than Fiction
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  9. 8. ["There goes Pinhead Duffy..."]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  10. 9. ["Nothing can happen to me because I’ve got on my rain coat!"]
    Daisybelle
  11. 10. ["Koroloff and his evil cohorts were blown to bits..."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  12. 11. How to Fly
    Tailspin Tommy Flying Club
  13. 12. ["The Four Aces after the war launched an aerial circus."]
    Aces
  14. 13. ["What’s the matter Jimmy?"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  15. 14. ["I never heard a baby scream so in my life!"]
    Daisybelle
  16. 15. ["I don’t care how many posts you bring..."]
    Bronc Peeler and Coyote Pete
  17. 16. ["Some hosses is like some kind of men."]
    On the Range.
  18. 17. ["We got dat Easy out de way."]
    Captain Easy
  19. 18. ["Gee! Wasn’t it a swell picture?"]
    Boots
  20. 19. ["Doctor Devries - do you think there may be a chance that Jack escaped?"]
    Myra North
  21. 20. ["A taxidermist is a feller wot stuffs animals!"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  22. 21. ["Happy birthday to you, Daisybelle!"]
    Daisybelle
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    The Nut Bros.
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Our Boarding House
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Otto Honk
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Out Our Way
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    The Tinymites
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    This Curious World
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Alley Oop
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Freckles and His Friends
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    From the Notes of Maj. Cosmo Strange, D.S.O.
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Our Boarding House
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Freckles and His Friends
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of 'Sparagus and Chubby
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Boots
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    This Curious World
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    The Tinymites
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Annibelle
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Salesman Sam
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Cicero's Cat
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Boots
  43. 42. Castles in the Air
    Scribbly
  44. 43. Scribbly Receives a Guest!!
    Scribbly
  45. 44. [no title indexed]
    Ben Webster's Page
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Flapper Fanny
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    Salesman Sam
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  49. 48. [no title indexed]
    Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire
  50. 49. [no title indexed]
    Herky
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    Happy Mulligan
  52. 51. [no title indexed]
    Herky
  53. 52. Home Magic
  54. 53. [no title indexed]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  56. 55. [no title indexed]
    Cicero's Cat
  57. 56. [no title indexed]
    Otto Honk
  58. 57. [no title indexed]
    Out Our Way
  59. 58. [no title indexed]
    Bronc Peeler and Coyote Pete
  60. 59. [no title indexed]
    Stories In Stamps
  61. 60. [no title indexed]
    Annibelle
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