Funny Pages #v1#8
(February 1937)

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

Issue Notes

Funny Pages is published monthly by Comics Magazine Company, Inc., 11 West 42 Street, New York, N. Y. Additional story sequences, correct order and credits from Bruce Mason, 12/7/2006.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jack Dolittle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-And a happy new year!
Genre
humor

[Johnson Smith & Co.] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Patterson (signed as J. A. Patterson) (spot illustration)
Inks
John Patterson (signed as J. A. Patterson) (spot illustration)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that the New Year is well on its way...
Keywords
editorial

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

Dickie Duck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Curzon (signed)
Pencils
Matt Curzon (signed)
Inks
Matt Curzon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wake up
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dickie Duck; Matt Curzon (as disemboodied hand and arm); Mazie
Synopsis
The cartoonist takes one of Dickie's ribs to make him a girlfriend.

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

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
Now my good waywards...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; "Slick" Martin (villain); "Killer" Katz (villain)
Synopsis
After capturing the bank robbers, the Clock notifies the Police, leaving his calling card, "The Clock Struck at......" with a symbol of a clock beneath.
Reprints
Keywords
The Clock's calling card

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Last month Al met the girl of his dreams...
Genre
humor
Characters
Albert Fry; Unk; Jean Castle [Annabelle Riber]
Synopsis
Al is working on a farm and still trying to win the affections of Annabelle.

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

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

Script
Matt Curzon (signed)
Pencils
Matt Curzon (signed)
Inks
Matt Curzon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Freddie - I'm going in the bath room...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Freddie Bell; Mr. Bell
Synopsis
Freddie's father takes a bath.

Indexer Notes

Page one is in full color, page two in black and white.

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

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
'Lo 'Lisha! Is you got a misery?
Genre
humor
Characters
'Lisha; Phil; Sofie
Synopsis
'Lisha's wife wants fancy clothes.

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

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
De chief wants to see youse boids!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Windy
Synopsis
Windy is recruited for entertainment.

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

Whiskers / 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
Come on Whiskers, keep movin'
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Whiskers (a dog)
Synopsis
Two boys argue over whose dog can beat the other.

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

Jerry Frost Seascout / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Jussen (credited as Jussen)
Pencils
Steve Jussen (credited as Jussen)
Inks
Steve Jussen (credited as Jussen)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry Frost, Seascout, is blown far offshore...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Jerry Frost
Synopsis
Jerry's sloop is sinking.

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

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
Checker player!! Heh! Heh!
Genre
humor
Characters
Louie; Grandpop

The Rocky Mountain Goat (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Howard L. Hastings (credited)
Pencils
Howard L. Hastings (credited)
Inks
Howard L. Hastings (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Text article with illustrations.

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

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
Seeking shelter from a storm, Jimmy and Jean found an old house
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy; Jean; Butch; Pete
Synopsis
Jimmy confronts three crooks.

Lesson 8, Wrinkles (Table of Contents: 14)

Learn Cartooning / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Patterson (signed)
Pencils
John Patterson (signed)
Inks
John Patterson (signed)
Letters
?

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

Dinky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mother -- what was that last station we passed?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dinky; his mother
Synopsis
Dinky and his mother are on a train.

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

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 love, how would you like a ride in the park...
Genre
humor
Characters
Gertrude; Johnny; Gus; Dobbin
Synopsis
Johnny gets a zebra to take Gertrude for a ride.

The Wow Bird (Table of Contents: 17)

Skipper / 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 boys are on a round the world pleasure trip...
Genre
humor
Characters
Skipper; Spike; the King
Synopsis
The King wishes to have a wow bird.

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

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
Joaquin is accused of stealing the horse that was loaned to him...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Joaquin; Valenzuela
Synopsis
Joaquin is whipped for horse-theft.

The Old-Timer (Table of Contents: 19)

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)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Two centerfold pages.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey fellas! I'm out...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Beezer; Mr. Titewad
Synopsis
Beezer is picked to caddy by Mr. Titewad.

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

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)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A thousand pardons, master, but a stranger has arrived...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Ankhaven; Jimmy; Norrie
Synopsis
Jimmy tries to rescue his friends.

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

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
Captain Bill was captured by one of the outlaws...
Genre
children; western-frontier
Characters
Captain Bill; Jane; Johnny; Lane; Slim
Synopsis
Captain Bill comes up with a plan to escape being a prisoner.

Indexer Notes

"The Further Adventures of" is part of the feature name.

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

Hezzy of the Hills / 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)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the sun sinks in the hills, the three remaining Tucker boys appear...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Zeke Tucker; Luke Tucker; Nell; Hezzy
Synopsis
The Tucker brothers plan to ambush Hezzy.

Indexer Notes

Page one is in full color, page two in black and white.

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

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

Script
Captain Raymond Clark (signed)
Pencils
Captain Raymond Clark (signed)
Inks
Captain Raymond Clark (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Editor's Note: This department, piloted by Captain Clark...

Indexer Notes

Text article with illustrations.

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

Jack Dolittle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How does this Dolittle look to you Coach?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Shapely; Jack Dolittle; Joe Winn
Synopsis
Jack plays in his first game.

Indexer Notes

Two 2-page sequences. The first line of the second sequence is: "The team rushes back on the field..."

Swappers Mart (Table of Contents: 26)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Readers send in items they want to trade.

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

Gags and Giggles / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walter Hankman (credited as Walt Hankman)
Pencils
Walter Hankman (credited as Walt Hankman)
Inks
Walter Hankman (credited as Walt Hankman)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lady! Lady! Such grammar...
Genre
humor
Characters
Junior; Abdula

Indexer Notes

Five one-panel gags.

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

Pals and Pastimes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
W. J. Broome (credited)
Pencils
Ray Gill (credited as Raymond A. Gill)
Inks
Ray Gill (credited as Raymond A. Gill)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Got everything packed in the trailer, Bob?
Genre
teen
Characters
Bob; Bruce
Synopsis
The boys are heading to Uncle Bruce's.

[Dog Sweaters] (Table of Contents: 29)

Bubs n' 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; children
Characters
Bubs; Schnubs
Synopsis
A dialogue free comic about being cold in the snow.

Amateur Night (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Batts; Fleezo; Bosco
Synopsis
What's happening at the theater.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our President Re-Elect Says...
Genre
non-fiction

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

The Finny Family / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Pencils
John Patterson (signed as J. A. Patterson) (spot illustrations)
Inks
John Patterson (signed as J. A. Patterson) (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tropical fish are becoming more and more popular every year.
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Text article with illustrations.

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

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
How many animals is yo' g'wan to kill...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Koko; Bill Breen; Masambi
Synopsis
Bill sets a trap for monkeys.

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

The C.C. Kid / 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)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Curly recovers his bag, from the tramp...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Curly Collins; Adamson; Archer; Banks; Call; Cariedo
Synopsis
Curly dives off a train and into the training camp.

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

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
-- And the next time I catch you pickin' on a little kid I'll --
Genre
children
Characters
Stubbie; Pesty
Synopsis
Stubbie is helped by a sailor.

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

King Bunko / comic story / 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)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Th' hambassadors an' their familys [sic] are arriving for your lawn party, your highness.
Genre
humor
Characters
King Bunko; Judkins; Nicky; Cedric
Synopsis
The king hosts a lawn party.

[Aluminum Streamlined Bicycle] (Table of Contents: 37) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Watch] (Table of Contents: 38) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[Factory to You] (Table of Contents: 39) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["-And a happy new year!"]
    Jack Dolittle
  2. 1. [Johnson Smith & Co.]
  3. 2. ["Now that the New Year is well on its way..."]
  4. 3. ["Wake up"]
    Dickie Duck
  5. 4. ["Now my good waywards..."]
    The Clock Strikes
  6. 5. ["Last month Al met the girl of his dreams..."]
    University Al
  7. 6. ["Freddie - I'm going in the bath room..."]
    Freddie Bell
  8. 7. ["'Lo 'Lisha! Is you got a misery?"]
    Phil n' Sofie
  9. 8. ["De chief wants to see youse boids!"]
    Windy
  10. 9. ["Come on Whiskers, keep movin'"]
    Whiskers
  11. 10. ["Jerry Frost, Seascout, is blown far offshore..."]
    Jerry Frost Seascout
  12. 11. ["Checker player!! Heh! Heh!"]
    Loony Louie
  13. 12. The Rocky Mountain Goat
    Natural History
  14. 13. ["Seeking shelter from a storm, Jimmy and Jean found an old house"]
    Jimmy and Jean
  15. 14. Lesson 8, Wrinkles
    Learn Cartooning
  16. 15. ["Mother -- what was that last station we passed?"]
    Dinky
  17. 16. ["Gertrude, my love, how would you like a ride in the park..."]
    The Stone Age
  18. 17. The Wow Bird
    Skipper
  19. 18. ["Joaquin is accused of stealing the horse that was loaned to him..."]
    Red Avenger
  20. 19. The Old-Timer
  21. 20. ["Hey fellas! I'm out..."]
    Little Beezer
  22. 21. ["A thousand pardons, master, but a stranger has arrived..."]
    The Sapphire Eye of Sekhmet
  23. 22. ["Captain Bill was captured by one of the outlaws..."]
    The Further Adventures of Jane & Johnny
  24. 23. ["As the sun sinks in the hills, the three remaining Tucker boys appear..."]
    Hezzy of the Hills
  25. 24. ["Editor's Note: This department, piloted by Captain Clark..."]
    Aeronautical Advisory Service
  26. 25. ["How does this Dolittle look to you Coach?"]
    Jack Dolittle
  27. 26. Swappers Mart
  28. 27. ["Lady! Lady! Such grammar..."]
    Gags and Giggles
  29. 28. ["Got everything packed in the trailer, Bob?"]
    Pals and Pastimes
  30. 29. [Dog Sweaters]
    Bubs n' Schnubs
  31. 30. Amateur Night
    Sights About Town
  32. 31. ["Our President Re-Elect Says..."]
    Stamp Collector
  33. 32. ["Tropical fish are becoming more and more popular every year."]
    The Finny Family
  34. 33. ["How many animals is yo' g'wan to kill..."]
    Koko
  35. 34. ["Curly recovers his bag, from the tramp..."]
    The C.C. Kid
  36. 35. ["-- And the next time I catch you pickin' on a little kid I'll --"]
    Stubbie
  37. 36. ["Th' hambassadors an' their familys [sic] are arriving for your lawn party, your highness."]
    King Bunko
  38. 37. [Aluminum Streamlined Bicycle]
  39. 38. [Watch]
  40. 39. [Factory to You]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruce B. Mason
  • Henry Andrews
  • Keith Chandler
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Daniel Martinez
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • James Ludwig