(April 1937)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1937-03-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?

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 March 9th.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Major Hoopoe / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
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Letters
?

Characters
Major Hoopoe (umbrella)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, there pal!
Genre
humor
Characters
Alley Oop; Foozy
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Herky / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, listen, Herky, here comes that snooty little...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Herky Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Home Magic / 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: 4)

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
Well, Irwin, how does the great detective feel today?
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dan Dunn
Reprints
  • from Dan Dunn Sundays (Publishers Syndicate) 1936-08-23 - 1936-xx-xx

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

The Nut Bros. / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Uncle Filbert is getting worse an' worse.
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Nut Bros. Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

.2 x 2 pages

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

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1.6 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Faw - the nuisance of it...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

.8 x 2 pages

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurry, boys!
Genre
drama

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

G-Men on the Job / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Blair
Pencils
Milt Youngren
Inks
Milt Youngren
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My chief gave me the finger-prints of the Lester Gang...
Genre
crime

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

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
Hey! You blasted mutts! Scatter!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Funnie's Crossword Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
Richard Thomas (credited as Richard W. Thomas)
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chang Kai-Shek
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction Sundays (Brooklyn Eagle) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Boots / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Abe Martin
Pencils
Abe Martin
Inks
Abe Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How'm I doin'?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Boots Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Bronc Peeler and Coyote Pete / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buenos dios, amigo!
Genre
western-frontier

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

The Tinymites / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Cochran
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

text & coloring page

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

Otto Honk / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Zaboly (signed as Bela Zaboly)
Inks
Bill Zaboly (signed as Bela Zaboly)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh my goodness!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Otto Honk Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

.2 x 2 pages

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 1.6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll report this to the police...
Genre
humor; domestic; children
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

.8 x 2 pages

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

Tailspin Tommy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! I betcher that guy will talk now Skeets!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Tailspin Tommy Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Four Aces / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll have to work fast, Ronnie...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Four Aces Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

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

Script
Richard Thomas (credited as Richard W. Thomas)
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Martha Eddy and Clarence Henken...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction Sundays (Brooklyn Eagle) xxxx-xx-xx

Lone Remnants of a Vast Empire (Table of Contents: 20)

Stories in Stamps / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Isidore Klein (credited as I. S. Klein)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
hobby; stamps

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

Og, Son of Fire / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. Irving Crump (credited)
Pencils
Kevin Royt
Inks
Kevin Royt
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There was joy and wonder in Ru's face
Genre
historical
Characters
Og; Nada; Ru
Reprints
  • from The Big Little Book - Og, Son of Fire (Whitman Publishing Co.) #1115
Keywords
caveman

Indexer Notes

"Copyright 1936, by Stephen Slesinger, Inc."
Crump looks like Grump in the credits.

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

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

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This pair of skates is my own idea!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Nut Bros. Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

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

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the silver anniversary of the that day Socker Jackson...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

The Peace Committee (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from The Worry Wart daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Such Is Fame!!!!! (Table of Contents: 25)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Eppie; Butch O'Flannigan (introduction, mentioned in issue #3, unnamed here, full name in issue #29); unnamed friend of Scribbly
Synopsis
Now that Scribbly is a published cartoonist, three of his friends fight over which of them is his best friend.
Reprints

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 26)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer (credited as Scribbly)
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (credited as Scribbly)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (credited as Scribbly)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A drink of water?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly's kid brother surprises him with a glass of water. After taking a drink, Scribbly notices that the fish-bowl is empty.

Scribbly Meets the Boys!!!! (Table of Contents: 27)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mr. Barlowe; Whitey (introduction); Charley (introduction)
Synopsis
Mr. Barlowe brings Scribbly to the newspaper office and has him introduced around. Barlowe tells one of his writers to come up with a human interest story about Scribbly.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 28)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer (credited as Scribbly)
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (credited as Scribbly)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (credited as Scribbly)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your face is like a painting rare, your nose is swell, an' so's yer hair!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Adeline
Synopsis
Scribbly reads Adeline a poem which he claims he wrote about her. Scribbly's kid brother says he copied it out of a book.

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

Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take him, Lord - he is too much for me.
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Reprints
  • from Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire Sundays (Brooklyn Eagle) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Tad of the Tanbark / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There it is - and look - someone's coming out...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Tad of the Tanbark Sundays (Brooklyn Eagle) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1.8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I thought you were a card expoit!
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Famous Features) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

3 x .6 pages

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

Daisybelle / comic story / 1.2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And for your home work I want you to visit some place...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Daisybelle Sundays (Famous Features) xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

0,4 x 3

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

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 2.1 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, you old bachelor!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

0.7 x 3

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

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.9 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sleep medicine
Genre
humor; animal
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

3 x .3

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

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

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

Keywords
puzzles

The Man Who Made Faces [Conclusion] (Table of Contents: 36)

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

Script
George Baker (credited)
Pencils
George Baker (credited)
Inks
George Baker (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's Herman... he follows people!
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Freckles and His Friends Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Salesman Sam / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, toodleoo, Duzz!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Salesman Sam Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Freckles and His Friends / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a paint spray gun!
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Freckles and His Friends Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Flapper Fanny / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would ya like to see my new dance?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Flapper Fanny Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

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

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I could never understand why...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Nut Bros. Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

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

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Hoople, how come you get by without every doing anything?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Zaboly (signed as Bela Zaboly)
Inks
Bill Zaboly (signed as Bela Zaboly)
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Surround 'em, men!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Otto Honk Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You stay right in there, with that headache...
Genre
humor; domestic; children
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Major Hoopoe
  2. 1. ["Hey, there pal!"]
    Alley Oop
  3. 2. ["Now, listen, Herky, here comes that snooty little..."]
    Herky
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  5. 4. ["Well, Irwin, how does the great detective feel today?"]
    Dan Dunn
  6. 5. ["Uncle Filbert is getting worse an' worse."]
    The Nut Bros.
  7. 6. ["Faw - the nuisance of it..."]
    Our Boarding House
  8. 7. ["Hurry, boys!"]
    Ben Webster's Page
  9. 8. ["My chief gave me the finger-prints of the Lester Gang..."]
    G-Men on the Job
  10. 9. ["Hey! You blasted mutts! Scatter!"]
    Captain Easy
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Funnie's Crossword Puzzle Page
  12. 11. ["Chang Kai-Shek"]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  13. 12. ["How'm I doin'?"]
    Boots
  14. 13. ["Buenos dios, amigo!"]
    Bronc Peeler and Coyote Pete
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Tinymites
  16. 15. ["Oh my goodness!"]
    Otto Honk
  17. 16. ["I'll report this to the police..."]
    Out Our Way
  18. 17. ["Gosh! I betcher that guy will talk now Skeets!"]
    Tailspin Tommy
  19. 18. ["We'll have to work fast, Ronnie..."]
    Four Aces
  20. 19. ["Martha Eddy and Clarence Henken..."]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  21. 20. Lone Remnants of a Vast Empire
    Stories in Stamps
  22. 21. ["There was joy and wonder in Ru's face"]
    Og, Son of Fire
  23. 22. ["This pair of skates is my own idea!"]
    The Nut Bros.
  24. 23. ["This is the silver anniversary of the that day Socker Jackson..."]
    Our Boarding House
  25. 24. The Peace Committee
    The Worry Wart
  26. 25. Such Is Fame!!!!!
    Scribbly
  27. 26. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  28. 27. Scribbly Meets the Boys!!!!
    Scribbly
  29. 28. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  30. 29. ["Take him, Lord - he is too much for me."]
    Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire
  31. 30. ["There it is - and look - someone's coming out..."]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  32. 31. ["I thought you were a card expoit!"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  33. 32. ["And for your home work I want you to visit some place..."]
    Daisybelle
  34. 33. ["Hello, you old bachelor!"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  35. 34. ["Sleep medicine"]
    Cicero's Cat
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  37. 36. The Man Who Made Faces [Conclusion]
    From the Notes of Maj. Cosmo Strange, D.S.O.
  38. 37. ["That's Herman... he follows people!"]
    Freckles and His Friends
  39. 38. ["Well, toodleoo, Duzz!"]
    Salesman Sam
  40. 39. ["It's a paint spray gun!"]
    Freckles and His Friends
  41. 40. ["Would ya like to see my new dance?"]
    Flapper Fanny
  42. 41. ["I could never understand why..."]
    The Nut Bros.
  43. 42. ["Say, Hoople, how come you get by without every doing anything?"]
    Our Boarding House
  44. 43. ["Surround 'em, men!"]
    Otto Honk
  45. 44. ["You stay right in there, with that headache..."]
    Out Our Way
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