More Fun Comics #v2#6 (18)
(February 1937)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1937-01-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nicholson Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor and publisher); Vin Sullivan (associate editor); Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Eskimo catching African native while ice fishing.
Keywords
Arctic; fish; fishing spear; ice; ice fishing; igloos; snow; stereotyping of African natives; stereotyping of Eskimos

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

New Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.7 page (report information)

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

credits, title page / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Resbian Affair, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 3)

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 and Lorenz, closely pursued by Resbian soldiers...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandra; Lorenz; Major Gandy; Princess Yonda
Synopsis
Sandra and Lorenz escape by plane. Major Gandy is in pursuit.

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

Sam the Porter / 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
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah's traveled east of Suez. Ah's bin in Rio, too...
Genre
humor
Characters
Sam

Big Prizes and Cash Profits! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Crowell Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.3 page (report information)

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

Pincus / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan
Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Henrietta sho' am mad!
Genre
humor

A Snapshot in Bunkerland (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

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

advertisement / 0.17 page (report information)

[Prince of Patrania, Part 16] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, we finally escaped...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Spike Spalding; Pincus

[Episode 17] (Table of Contents: 10)

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
The next prisoner before Locksley's silver throne..
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Locksley; Bois-Guilbert; Prince John' Prior Aymer; Isaac; The Black Knight

[The Ray of Life, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 11)

Dr. Occult, the Ghost Detective / 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
Life! -- Life...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Dr. Occult; an unknown patient
Synopsis
Occult deals with an unconscious patient and a luminous spectre who seems out to kill him in his sleep.

[Episode 8] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
King Louis XIII...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
D'Artagnan;; Athos; Porthos; Aramis; King Louis XIII; Planchet

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Alexandre Dumas novel.

Sea Gold [Part 3] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On discovery of the derelict...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Nubbins; Tyner; Liverpool Johnny
Synopsis
Nubbins and his crew of cutthroats discover a derelict ship and set off for the south Pacific.

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: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel (signed as Fless) (credited as Fless)
Inks
Creig Flessel (signed as Fless) (credited as Fless)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here comes Pep Morgan again! I'll fix him...
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Pep Morgan; Buck
Synopsis
Buck has it in for Pep and challenges him to a boxing match. Buck is the champion and knocks Pep down, but is later knocked out by a punch to the chin. Pep later modestly claims he just held out his fist and Buck ran into it.

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. In an interview published in Alter Ego #88, page 56, he was asked his role in the National offices. "I would illustrate the stories that Vin [Sullivan] and Whit [Ellsworth] would write".

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

Fun Club / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Gold Gulch, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
Bill Carney (signed as Batty)
Pencils
Bill Carney (signed as Batty)
Inks
Bill Carney (signed as Batty)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Pelion - According to the map...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pelion; Ossa
Synopsis
Pelion and Ossa are in the desert following instructions on a treasure map.

[The Menace of Little Wolf, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Cooper
Inks
Tom Cooper
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In trying to save Little Wolf
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buckskin Jim; Little Wolf

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

Fang Gow of China [Part 18] (Table of Contents: 18)

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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fang Gow, paralyzed by a bullet...
Genre
adventure; crime
Characters
Fang Gow; LeGrand; Barry O'Neil; Dr. Bonfil
Synopsis
The paralyzed Fang Gow demands LeGrand find a doctor to operate on him if he ever wants to see his daughter again.
Reprints

[People of the Red Planet, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 19)

Mark Marson of the Interplanetary Police / 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
We left Mark and Lieutenant Montague
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Reprints

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 / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That the great fingered lizards of the age of dinosaurs had had thumbs...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

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

[The Bedouins, Part 17] (Table of Contents: 21)

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
Ali Ben Saad is crashed to the sand...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Ali Ben Saad; Wing Brady; Lynn Harding; Ronelli (dies)
Synopsis
Wing and Lynn escape from the Bedouins, taking Ali Ben Saad prisoner.

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: 22)

Just Jokes / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan
Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who is this guy Ripley, anyhow??
Genre
humor
Characters
Custer Livermore

Indexer Notes

Custer Livermore was Nicholson's treasurer.

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

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
A Sunday in the city was something to look forward to...
Genre
adventure; non-fiction

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The surprise attack of Porgo's men...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Brad Hardy; General Porgo; Lorraine; Kardos
Synopsis
Brad battles Porgo in hand to hand to combat.

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.

[The Holdup, Part 10] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having tricked and captured Carter...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ed; Jake; Carter; Malvern; Dawkins

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 4] (Table of Contents: 26)

Bob Merritt and His Flying Pals / 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
During the night Bob Merritt's camp is suddenly attacked...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Bob Merritt; Monk Mortin; Saunders
Synopsis
Saunders escapes into a narrow cave, while Monk's men fire bullets after him.
Reprints

[Captain Hale, Gun-Runner, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 27)

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
Ye stick with me, lad...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Dewey; Haggens; Bango; Jubson
Synopsis
Slave trader Haggens takes Dewey along on his next trip up river.

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: 28)

Party Page / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Monica MacClane (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Worth-While Pictures to Watch For / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
I. W. Magovern
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Measurements (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Jay (signed)
Pencils
Henry Jay (signed)
Inks
Henry Jay (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Five unrelated panels giving facts about measurement.

[Kidnapped! Part 3] (Table of Contents: 31)

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
Closing in on Lindas [sic] kidnappers...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Little Linda

[In the Wilderness, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 32)

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 and Hack, lost in the woods...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Tom Bradley; Jack Bradley; Mister Harry
Synopsis
The boys have been befriended by Mister Harry, a self-confessed fugitive from justice. When they let slip that they are not, in fact, orphans Harry decides to take them home, despite the threat to his own freedom.

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. In an interview published in Alter Ego #88, page 56, he was asked his role in the National offices. "I would illustrate the stories that Vin [Sullivan] and Whit [Ellsworth] would write".

[Island Adventure, Part 8] (Table of Contents: 33)

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
Well. Well!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Woozy Watts; Doyle

[The Secret Mine, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 34)

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
With the brigand, Villa, in the hands of the federal troops...
Genre
adventure; western-frontier
Characters
Jack Woods; Mrs. Harkins; Val Stanton
Synopsis
Jack rides to Texas to bring greetings from her son Ned to Mrs. Harkins, and to give her half a map to a mine hidden on her property. Stanton, a local crook, has been trying to buy, then force her out. Jack rides into town to see Stanton, ostensibly looking for a job, but really to bring him to justice.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming (signed) (credited as H. Fleming)
Inks
Homer Fleming (signed) (credited as H. Fleming)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Magic Crystal reveals this time, to Bobby and Binks, events of the early centuries of the Christian era...
Genre
drama; non-fiction; children
Characters
Bobby; Binks; Aleric the King of the Goths

Indexer Notes

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

[Part 7] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jeff Roberts and his uncle Gregory...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Captain Dennis; Jeff Roberts; Gregory Roberts
Synopsis
Jeff and Gregory row to shore in an attempt to free Captain Dennis from the mutineers. They come upon the camp at night and cut Dennis loose, but a mishap awakens the sleeping men. The trio have to make a run towards the distant hills, with the cutthroats in pursuit.

[Training Your Watch-Dog] (Table of Contents: 37)

Hubert / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Hubert
Synopsis
Hubert is reading a book on how to train your dog. He puts it to the test by dressing as a burglar, breaking into his own house and taking items. He is encouraged when the dog barks, but amazed to see it is carrying a clock in its mouth to give to him.

Indexer Notes

last appearance

pantomime; wordless comic

Script was previously credited to Bill Patrick, but the byline is unambiguous.

[The Dan Bowers Case, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 38)

Radio Squad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Determined to have vengeance upon Sandy...
Genre
adventure; detective-mystery
Characters
Sandy Kean; Bowers
Synopsis
Bowers plots to disgrace Sandy, but Sandy arrests him for receiving stolen furs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Feature formerly called "Calling All Cars", and this is retained in the new title, "Calling All Cars Sandy Kean and the Radio Squad".

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

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
Fer months I corresponded with a babe from Kokomo...
Genre
humor

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

It's a Fact! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Ferrer
Pencils
Paul Ferrer
Inks
Paul Ferrer
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Icebergs
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Credit from Jerry Bails.

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["The February issue of New Adventure Comics sure packs a wallop..."]
    New Adventure Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [The Resbian Affair, Part 5]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  5. 4. ["Ah's traveled east of Suez. Ah's bin in Rio, too..."]
    Sam the Porter
  6. 5. Big Prizes and Cash Profits!
    The Crowell Publishing Co.
  7. 6. ["Henrietta sho' am mad!"]
    Pincus
  8. 7. A Snapshot in Bunkerland
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. [Prince of Patrania, Part 16]
    Spike Spalding
  11. 10. [Episode 17]
    Ivanhoe
  12. 11. [The Ray of Life, Part 1]
    Dr. Occult, the Ghost Detective
  13. 12. [Episode 8]
    The Three Musketeers
  14. 13. Sea Gold [Part 3]
    Captain Grim
  15. 14. ["Here comes Pep Morgan again! I'll fix him..."]
    Pep Morgan
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  17. 16. [Gold Gulch, Part 5]
    Pelion and Ossa
  18. 17. [The Menace of Little Wolf, Part 3]
    Buckskin Jim
  19. 18. Fang Gow of China [Part 18]
    Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow of China
  20. 19. [People of the Red Planet, Part 4]
    Mark Marson of the Interplanetary Police
  21. 20. ["That the great fingered lizards of the age of dinosaurs had had thumbs..."]
    Just Suppose
  22. 21. [The Bedouins, Part 17]
    Wing Brady
  23. 22. ["Who is this guy Ripley, anyhow??"]
    Just Jokes
  24. 23. ["A Sunday in the city was something to look forward to..."]
    Thrilling True Stories
  25. 24. ["The surprise attack of Porgo's men..."]
    Brad Hardy
  26. 25. [The Holdup, Part 10]
    Along the Main Line
  27. 26. [Alaskan Adventure, Part 4]
    Bob Merritt and His Flying Pals
  28. 27. [Captain Hale, Gun-Runner, Part 5]
    Midshipman Dewey
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Party Page
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Pictures to Watch For
  31. 30. Measurements
  32. 31. [Kidnapped! Part 3]
    Little Linda
  33. 32. [In the Wilderness, Part 6]
    The Bradley Boys
  34. 33. [Island Adventure, Part 8]
    Woozy Watts
  35. 34. [The Secret Mine, Part 1]
    Jack Woods
  36. 35. ["The Magic Crystal reveals this time, to Bobby and Binks, events of the early centuries of the Christian era..."]
    The Magic Crystal of History
  37. 36. [Part 7]
    Pirate Gold
  38. 37. [Training Your Watch-Dog]
    Hubert
  39. 38. [The Dan Bowers Case, Part 2]
    Radio Squad
  40. 39. ["Fer months I corresponded with a babe from Kokomo..."]
    Alger's Variety Show
  41. 40. ["Icebergs"]
    It's a Fact!
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
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