Funny Pages #v1#9
(March 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 ?
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

Indexed from a scanned copy.


[Man trying to pull horse and cart across street] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Victor Dowling [as Dowling](signed)
Inks
Victor Dowling [as Dowling](signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Joke's on Us (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Humorous introduction including the fact that all strips are original to this book and aren't newspaper reprints.

Indexer Notes

Page also includes indicia.

[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
Gee- I'd like to buy Mazie this necklace...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

The Clock Strikes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An innocent boy is shot down by the "Slick" Martin gang...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; "Killer" Katz (villain, death)
Synopsis
Even though the Clock had captured the band of bank robbers, led by "Slick" Martin, he failed to turn over one of the gangsters: "Killer" Katz. For a different type of justice, the Clock turns Katz over to his victim's brother. The next day, the local newspaper reports that Katz was killed by an angry mob for his crimes.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Peegee-Peegee
Genre
humor

[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
Goodness! That cat is back...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Second page is in black and white.

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

Phil 'n Sofie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ellis Edwards [as OO Ellis]
Pencils
Ellis Edwards [as OO Ellis]
Inks
Ellis Edwards [as OO Ellis]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where at is dat man?
Reprints

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

Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now that the new year is well on its way...

Lesson 9 Characters (Table of Contents: 9)

Learn Cartooning / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

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

Windy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rise and shine!
Reprints

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

Jerry Frost Sea Scout / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Jussen (signed)
Pencils
Steve Jussen (signed)
Inks
Steve Jussen (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This locket?
Genre
adventure

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

Whiskers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
M. MacIntyre (signed)
Pencils
M. MacIntyre (signed)
Inks
M. MacIntyre (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Mom! Can I have some money to go to the ball game?
Reprints

The Snowshoe Rabbit (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Howard L. Hastings (credited)
Inks
Howard L. Hastings (credited)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Jimmy and Jean / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Buresch [as Joe E. Buresch]
Pencils
Joe Buresch [as Joe E. Buresch]
Inks
Joe Buresch [as Joe E. Buresch]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Entering an old house as means of finding safety...
Reprints

Swapper's Mart (Table of Contents: 15)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Short ads from readers.

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

King Bunko / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Danger
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Wordless story. Second panel has a "Danger" sign.

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

The Stone Age / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Dowling [as Dowling]
Pencils
Victor Dowling [as Dowling]
Inks
Victor Dowling [as Dowling]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No more money in the bank
Reprints

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

Skipper Ham Shanks / comic story / 2 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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Radiogram fo' Mistah Skippa!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jerry Bails' Who's Who gives this feature as "Skipper Hank Shanks".

Joaquin Strikes! (Table of Contents: 19)

Red Avenger / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ellis Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Ellis Edwards (signed)
Inks
Ellis Edwards (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

The Puncher and his String (Table of Contents: 20)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
W. M. Allison (credited)
Inks
W. M. Allison (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
western-frontier

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

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

Script
Joe Campbell [as Campbell]
Pencils
Joe Campbell [as Campbell]
Inks
Joe Campbell [as Campbell]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ill ask this man!
Reprints

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

Sapphire Eye of Sekhmet / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Frollo (signed)
Pencils
Frank Frollo (signed)
Inks
Frank Frollo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yellow dog!

Indexer Notes

Original indexer had this credited to Will Eisner, likely because that is the only name associated with this strip in Jerry Bails' Who's Who. However, the strip is signed and more closely resembles the work of Frank Frollo.

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

The Further Adventures of Jane & Johnny / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
W. M. Allison (signed)
Pencils
W. M. Allison (signed)
Inks
W. M. Allison (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Bill outwitted and captured the outlaw slim...
Reprints

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

Hezzy of the Hills / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As our Hezzy tried to make a getaway from the Tucker boys...

Indexer Notes

Second page is in black and white.

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

Jack Dolittle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dennis Yuknis [as Yuknis]
Pencils
Dennis Yuknis [as Yuknis]
Inks
Dennis Yuknis [as Yuknis]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dolittle led his team to victory over the undefeated league champs...
Reprints

Junior Aviators (Table of Contents: 26)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Captain Raymond Clark (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Good Morning Judge (Table of Contents: 27)

Doc's Little Big Show / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Doc Hoag (signed)
Pencils
Doc Hoag (signed)
Inks
Doc Hoag (signed)
Letters
?

The 4 Aces: The Best Hand You Can Hold (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.66 page (report information)

Be Popular: Become an Expert Harmonica Player (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Books for the Junior and Juvenile / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's no fun to be out late these cold wintry days...
Synopsis
Reviews of books including "A Bad Parents' Garden of Verse" by Ogden Nash.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Phil and Bob were invited to Bob's uncle's lodge...
Synopsis
Strip plus instructions on how to build a set of skis.

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

Bubs N' Snubs / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tony Basso (credited)
Pencils
Tony Basso (credited)
Inks
Tony Basso (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come to Florida
Reprints

The Hunters (Table of Contents: 33)

Sights about Town / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Victor Dowling [as V. Dowling]
Inks
Victor Dowling [as V. Dowling]
Letters
?

Ride the Double-Action Range (Table of Contents: 34) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Finny Family (Table of Contents: 35)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Pencils
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Inks
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes


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

Koko / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
M. MacIntyre (signed)
Pencils
M. MacIntyre (signed)
Inks
M. MacIntyre (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill set a monkey trap with fruit as bait...
Reprints

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

The CC' Kid / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say! There's a mug from across the street!
Reprints

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

Stubbie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clyde Yeadon [as Clyde Don]
Pencils
Clyde Yeadon [as Clyde Don]
Inks
Clyde Yeadon [as Clyde Don]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw c'mon! - I want ya t'come home with me...

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

Dinky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
John! John! Wake up I hear burglars downstairs!
Reprints

Big Prizes (Table of Contents: 40) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Brilliant with Color (Table of Contents: 41) (Expand) /

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

Factory to You (Table of Contents: 42) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Man trying to pull horse and cart across street]
  2. 1. Johnson Smith & Co
  3. 2. The Joke's on Us
  4. 3. ["Gee- I'd like to buy Mazie this necklace..."]
    Dickie Duck
  5. 4. ["An innocent boy is shot down by the "Slick" Martin gang..."]
    The Clock Strikes
  6. 5. ["Come on, Peegee-Peegee"]
    University Al
  7. 6. ["Goodness! That cat is back..."]
    Freddie Bell
  8. 7. ["Where at is dat man?"]
    Phil 'n Sofie
  9. 8. ["Now that the new year is well on its way..."]
    Stamps
  10. 9. Lesson 9 Characters
    Learn Cartooning
  11. 10. ["Rise and shine!"]
    Windy
  12. 11. ["This locket?"]
    Jerry Frost Sea Scout
  13. 12. ["Oh Mom! Can I have some money to go to the ball game?"]
    Whiskers
  14. 13. The Snowshoe Rabbit
    Natural History
  15. 14. ["Entering an old house as means of finding safety..."]
    Jimmy and Jean
  16. 15. Swapper's Mart
  17. 16. ["Danger"]
    King Bunko
  18. 17. ["No more money in the bank"]
    The Stone Age
  19. 18. ["Radiogram fo' Mistah Skippa!"]
    Skipper Ham Shanks
  20. 19. Joaquin Strikes!
    Red Avenger
  21. 20. The Puncher and his String
  22. 21. ["Ill ask this man!"]
    Little Beezer
  23. 22. ["Yellow dog!"]
    Sapphire Eye of Sekhmet
  24. 23. ["Captain Bill outwitted and captured the outlaw slim..."]
    The Further Adventures of Jane & Johnny
  25. 24. ["As our Hezzy tried to make a getaway from the Tucker boys..."]
    Hezzy of the Hills
  26. 25. ["Dolittle led his team to victory over the undefeated league champs..."]
    Jack Dolittle
  27. 26. Junior Aviators
  28. 27. Good Morning Judge
    Doc's Little Big Show
  29. 28. The 4 Aces: The Best Hand You Can Hold
  30. 29. Be Popular: Become an Expert Harmonica Player
  31. 30. ["It's no fun to be out late these cold wintry days..."]
    Books for the Junior and Juvenile
  32. 31. ["Phil and Bob were invited to Bob's uncle's lodge..."]
    Pals and Pasttimes
  33. 32. ["Come to Florida"]
    Bubs N' Snubs
  34. 33. The Hunters
    Sights about Town
  35. 34. Ride the Double-Action Range
  36. 35. The Finny Family
  37. 36. ["Bill set a monkey trap with fruit as bait..."]
    Koko
  38. 37. ["Say! There's a mug from across the street!"]
    The CC' Kid
  39. 38. ["Aw c'mon! - I want ya t'come home with me..."]
    Stubbie
  40. 39. ["John! John! Wake up I hear burglars downstairs!"]
    Dinky
  41. 40. Big Prizes
  42. 41. Brilliant with Color
  43. 42. Factory to You
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