Funny Pages #v1#10
(April 1937)

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

Issue Notes

Funny Pages is published monthly by Comics Magazine Company, Inc., 1213 West 3rd Street, Cleveland, Ohio. Editorial office 11 West 42nd Street, New York, N. Y. Indexed from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/, which according to Keltner's guide is missing a 2-page "'Razz' Berry" sequence and a 2-page "The Kittens" sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ellis Edwards
Inks
Ellis Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
April fool...
Genre
humor

April Fool (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait till Mazie sees this present...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dickie Duck; Mazie; Matt Curzon's diembodied voice and hand

Indexer Notes

Dickie Duck interacts with the creator.

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

The Clock [superhero] / 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
It was made known today that, C. Mortimer Smythe...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock [Brian O'Brien]; C. Mortimer Smythe
Synopsis
After relaxing for a while at home, the Clock foils a diamond robbery.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jean, there is something I've been wanting to tell you...
Genre
humor
Characters
University Al; Jean

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Go ahead, Freddie - take a ride on my horse -
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Freddie Bell

Indexer Notes

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

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

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
Well - hush ma mouf!
Characters
Phil; Sofie; Granny

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

Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stamp collecting has grown from a mere hobby...

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

Do Not Believe It! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harry Chinn - of Hollywood
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

A series of unrelated gag panels.

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

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
Vindy delifer for me! Yes?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Windy

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the 'Pole Star,' storm-battered and leaking, lumbers along...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jerry Frost

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

Whiskers [1930s boy & dog] / 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
Oh boy - some hat!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Whiskers (a dog)

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

Natural History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard L. Hastings
Inks
Howard L. Hastings
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Raccoon: The Coon is likely the best known...
Genre
non-fiction

[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
Held in an old house in the country...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy; Jean; "Scar" Parelli (crook); Butch (crook); Pete (crook)

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

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

Script
Ellis Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Ellis Edwards (illustrations, signed)
Inks
Ellis Edwards (illustrations, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you've really taken an interest in your parlor aquarium...

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

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
There goes Percy the poet...
Characters
Johnny; Gertrude; Percy the Poet

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

Tootsie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pikadilly Jim, Jr] (credited)
Pencils
? [as Pikadilly Jim, Jr] (credited)
Inks
? [as Pikadilly Jim, Jr] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guess who's bellboy at the hotel where I'm working, Mother...
Genre
humor
Characters
Tootsie; her mother; Dick Lee

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

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 joins up with Jack Three-Fingers...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Joaquin; Jack Three-Fingers; Sheriff Clark
Reprints

The American Cowboy (Table of Contents: 18)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bill Allison (signed as W.M.A.) (credited as W.M. Allison)
Inks
Bill Allison (signed as W.M.A.) (credited as W.M. Allison)
Colors
Bill Allison (signed as W.M.A.) (credited as W.M. Allison)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

A double page spread.

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

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

Script
Joe Campbell (signed as Joseph Campbell) (credited as Campbell)
Pencils
Joe Campbell (signed as Joseph Campbell) (credited as Campbell)
Inks
Joe Campbell (signed as Joseph Campbell) (credited as Campbell)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shucks! Here they come
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Beezer; Clarence

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

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

Script
Will Eisner (signed as Eisner) (credited as William Eisner)
Pencils
Will Eisner (signed as Eisner) (credited as William Eisner)
Inks
Will Eisner (signed as Eisner) (credited as William Eisner)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stop! Stop torturing that boy...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jimmy; The Silver Fox

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

The Further Adventures of Jane and 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
Jane and Johnny are back safe at Uncle Bob's ranch...
Characters
Jane; Johnny; Captain Bill; Lane (villain)l Butch

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The two Tucker boys turned toward home...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Hezzy of the Hills; Pa Tucker

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

Junior Aviators / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Capt. Raymond Clark
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy, oh boy it sure is good to be back...

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey Shorty -- the game is begining...
Genre
drama; sports
Characters
Jack Dolittle

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While back in Jug Point Willy was being kidded plenty...
Genre
humor
Characters
WIlly; Harleyl the sheriff

Indexer Notes

Has a single tier strip at the beginning called "Good Morning Judge!", by the same creator.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spring not being very far away...

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

Pals and Pastimes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Raymond Gill (credited as Raymond A. Gill)
Pencils
Raymond Gill (credited as Raymond A. Gill)
Inks
Raymond Gill (credited as Raymond A. Gill)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bob's archaeologist uncle, Bruce, with Phil and Bob...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Uncle Bruce; Phil; Bob

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

Here they are! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The plans for the front-steering ice-boat!

Indexer Notes

The plans for the front-steering ice-boat seen in the previous strip, "Pals and Pastimes".

[Snowball Fight] (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 (a dog)

Indexer Notes

Wordless strip.

April Fool! (Table of Contents: 30)

Sights About Town / comic story / 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

Indexer Notes

A double page spread.

Lesson 10, Shading (Table of Contents: 31)

Learn Cartooning / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art instructional page.

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

Dinky [Walt Munson] / 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
Little Dinky attended the vaudeville show last night...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dinky

[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
After that ruckus we had last night...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Koko; Bill Breen

[So what eh!"] (Table of Contents: 34)

The CC' 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
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Curly Collins; Red

[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
Then you're my Uncle Husky!
Genre
drama; children
Characters
Stubbie; Granny; Uncle Husky

Flags of All Nations (Table of Contents: 36)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Captain C. W. Scott
Pencils
Captain C. W. Scott
Inks
Captain C. W. Scott
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Sweden, Mexico, Great Britain, Costa Rica, Turkey, and France.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["April fool..."]
  2. 1. April Fool
  3. 2. ["Wait till Mazie sees this present..."]
    Dickie Duck
  4. 3. ["It was made known today that, C. Mortimer Smythe..."]
    The Clock [superhero]
  5. 4. ["Jean, there is something I've been wanting to tell you..."]
    University Al
  6. 5. ["Go ahead, Freddie - take a ride on my horse -"]
    Freddie Bell
  7. 6. ["Well - hush ma mouf!"]
    Phil n' Sofie
  8. 7. ["Stamp collecting has grown from a mere hobby..."]
    Stamps
  9. 8. ["Harry Chinn - of Hollywood"]
    Do Not Believe It!
  10. 9. ["Vindy delifer for me! Yes?"]
    Windy
  11. 10. ["As the 'Pole Star,' storm-battered and leaking, lumbers along..."]
    Jerry Frost, Sea Scout
  12. 11. ["Oh boy - some hat!"]
    Whiskers [1930s boy & dog]
  13. 12. ["Raccoon: The Coon is likely the best known..."]
    Natural History
  14. 13. ["Held in an old house in the country..."]
    Jimmy and Jean
  15. 14. ["If you've really taken an interest in your parlor aquarium..."]
    The Finny Family
  16. 15. ["There goes Percy the poet..."]
    The Stone Age
  17. 16. ["Guess who's bellboy at the hotel where I'm working, Mother..."]
    Tootsie
  18. 17. ["Joaquin joins up with Jack Three-Fingers..."]
    Red Avenger
  19. 18. The American Cowboy
  20. 19. ["Shucks! Here they come"]
    Little Beezer
  21. 20. ["Stop! Stop torturing that boy..."]
    The Sapphire Eye of Sekhmet
  22. 21. ["Jane and Johnny are back safe at Uncle Bob's ranch..."]
    The Further Adventures of Jane and Johnny
  23. 22. ["The two Tucker boys turned toward home..."]
    Hezzy of the Hills
  24. 23. ["Boy, oh boy it sure is good to be back..."]
    Junior Aviators
  25. 24. ["Hey Shorty -- the game is begining..."]
    Jack Dolittle
  26. 25. ["While back in Jug Point Willy was being kidded plenty..."]
    "Doc's" Little Big Show
  27. 26. ["Spring not being very far away..."]
    Books for the Junior and Juvenile
  28. 27. ["Bob's archaeologist uncle, Bruce, with Phil and Bob..."]
    Pals and Pastimes
  29. 28. ["The plans for the front-steering ice-boat!"]
    Here they are!
  30. 29. [Snowball Fight]
    Bubs n' Schnubs
  31. 30. April Fool!
    Sights About Town
  32. 31. Lesson 10, Shading
    Learn Cartooning
  33. 32. ["Little Dinky attended the vaudeville show last night..."]
    Dinky [Walt Munson]
  34. 33. ["After that ruckus we had last night..."]
    Koko
  35. 34. [So what eh!"]
    The CC' Kid
  36. 35. ["Then you're my Uncle Husky!"]
    Stubbie
  37. 36. Flags of All Nations
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