(April 1937)

Chesler / Dynamic, 1937 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Chesler Publications, Inc.
Editing:
Harry "A" Chesler
Color:
color
Dimensions:
8 3/8" x 11 3/8"
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Credits from American Comic Strip collections by Dennis Gifford.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
The family got so large we had to...

Saint Patrick (Table of Contents: 1)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis:
One-page biography of Saint Patrick.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover: green and orange color over black-and-white art only.

Jest For Fun (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab; Dick Ryan
Inks:
Fred Schwab; Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Bows and Arrows / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
All right!
Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Pokey Forgets to Remember / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ryan
Inks:
Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Pokey wrote a play one day
Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Pokey

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

Joe Ticket the PIcket / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Don't patronize this building
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Joe Ticket

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/4 of page is ad for Mead bicycles.

Botanical Burps (Table of Contents: 7)

Professor McScrewy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
W. C. Brigham [as Brig]
Pencils:
W. C. Brigham [as Brig]
Inks:
W. C. Brigham [as Brig]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Daniel Boone (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Reprints:

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

Riggin' Bill / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Come on Bill, the sailors said...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Riggin' Bill

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

I'm The Guy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Be back at six bells!
Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Polly Tix the parrot; Riggin' Bill

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

Jingle Jingle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Said Mary to the farmer
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

Court of Inhuman Relations / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ryan
Inks:
Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Hear ye!
Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Bear Facts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ryan
Inks:
Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I wish you'd speak to Tommy
Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

Sidney Carton (Table of Contents: 14)

Sketches From Dickens / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer ?
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Detective Shultz's Derby (Table of Contents: 15)

Detective Shultz / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rafael Astarita
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Nutty Fagin / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Yippee I'm an eagle
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Nutty Fagin

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/4 of page is ad for Butterfingers candy bar.

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

Ima Sphinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Benvenuto (signed)
Inks:
Benvenuto (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Mama's in the kitchen, Mrs. Gawk.
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ima Sphinx; Mrs. Gawk; Ima's daughter

Indexer Notes

Signed in last panel.

He Who Serves Progress Serves the World (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
James Watt

Indexer Notes

Signed in last panel.

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

School Daze / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ryan
Inks:
Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Glad that's over
Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Officer Clancy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Yoo hoo Officer Clancy
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Officer Clancy

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

Ad-Ventures / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
To the advertising circus...
Genre:
humor

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

Bug-Ville / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Pencils:
Dick Ryan [as Uncle Dick] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ryan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
All the big bugs will be there
Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

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

Belly-Laughs / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Hmmm--it don't weight much
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel gag cartoons. Bottom 1/4 of page is ad for six joke books via mail-order.

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

Round Table Adventures / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita (signed)
Inks:
Rafael Astarita (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
King Arthur and his gallant band...
Reprints:

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

Topsy-Turvy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clemens Gretter
Inks:
Clemens Gretter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Topsy and Turvy lay dreaming...
Reprints:

Outside of Duty (Table of Contents: 26)

Dan Hastings / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Clemen Gretter
Inks:
Clemen Gretter
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

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

Dan Hastings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Fitch
Pencils:
Clemens Gretter
Inks:
Clemens Gretter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
On Mexady, a small planet...
Genre:
science fiction

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

King Kole's Kourt / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
But, King, this drought has become indeed serious
Genre:
humor

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

Prince / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Ugh!
Genre:
humor

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

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Oh boy!
Genre:
humor

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

Kat Nips / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ryan
Inks:
Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Oh, mommy!
Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Joe McGee / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Boy-oh-boy what an eyeful!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Joe McGee

Indexer Notes

The logo for this comic strip in this issue is spelled "Joe M'Gee." Bottom 1/4 of page is ad for Baby Ruth candy bars.

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

Words That Echo Through the Mists of Time / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer
Inks:
A. D. Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Jean Armand du Plessis, duc de Richelieu
Genre:
non-fiction; biography

River of Death (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Shinanigans / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ryan
Inks:
Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I wish I could skate
Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Cheerio Minstrels / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
We bring to you a minstrel tune...
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

Runt and Tuffy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ryan
Inks:
Dick Ryan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
He looks like a kind man
Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints:

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

Behind the Scenes / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
It's the well dressed man that gets ahead
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page is an ad for a mail-order watch.

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

Penny Aunty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Lindermayer
Inks:
John Lindermayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
And the horoscope said this was my lucky day!
Genre:
humor

[Ready to Eat] (Table of Contents: 40)

Jack Potts / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jack Pott

Indexer Notes

Logo on this comic strip in this issue reads "Jack Pott" (singular). Bottom 1/4 of page is an ad for Baby Ruth candy bars.

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

Bingo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Stars and Stripes / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Don't slip we still got 400 yards to go
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

This strip takes up the left 3/4 of the page (vertically). The right 1/4 is an ad for a mail-order kayak sold by Mead.

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

Sources of Famous Quotations / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel
Inks:
Creig Flessel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Brutus, sincerely troubled...

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

Li'l Willie / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab ?
Inks:
Fred Schwab ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
So! Bad again...
Genre:
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/4 of page is an ad for Butterfingers candy bars.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

When Father Was a Boy; When Mother Was a Girl / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab ?
Inks:
Fred Schwab ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
And then over the horizon could be seen...
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Do You Know Why? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
The jack rabbit, when pursued by hounds...

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

Bingo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Boy-oh-boy I've et about eight bucks
Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

Tell Me Mr. Wise Guy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
In your travels round the world
Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The family got so large we had to..."]
  2. 1. Saint Patrick
  3. 2. Jest For Fun
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. ["All right!"]
    Bows and Arrows
  6. 5. ["Pokey wrote a play one day"]
    Pokey Forgets to Remember
  7. 6. ["Don't patronize this building"]
    Joe Ticket the PIcket
  8. 7. Botanical Burps
    Professor McScrewy
  9. 8. Daniel Boone
  10. 9. ["Come on Bill, the sailors said..."]
    Riggin' Bill
  11. 10. ["Be back at six bells!"]
    I'm The Guy
  12. 11. ["Said Mary to the farmer"]
    Jingle Jingle
  13. 12. ["Hear ye!"]
    Court of Inhuman Relations
  14. 13. ["I wish you'd speak to Tommy"]
    Bear Facts
  15. 14. Sidney Carton
    Sketches From Dickens
  16. 15. Detective Shultz's Derby
    Detective Shultz
  17. 16. ["Yippee I'm an eagle"]
    Nutty Fagin
  18. 17. ["Mama's in the kitchen, Mrs. Gawk."]
    Ima Sphinx
  19. 18. He Who Serves Progress Serves the World
  20. 19. ["Glad that's over"]
    School Daze
  21. 20. ["Yoo hoo Officer Clancy"]
    Officer Clancy
  22. 21. ["To the advertising circus..."]
    Ad-Ventures
  23. 22. ["All the big bugs will be there"]
    Bug-Ville
  24. 23. ["Hmmm--it don't weight much"]
    Belly-Laughs
  25. 24. ["King Arthur and his gallant band..."]
    Round Table Adventures
  26. 25. ["Topsy and Turvy lay dreaming..."]
    Topsy-Turvy
  27. 26. Outside of Duty
    Dan Hastings
  28. 27. ["On Mexady, a small planet..."]
    Dan Hastings
  29. 28. ["But, King, this drought has become indeed serious"]
    King Kole's Kourt
  30. 29. ["Ugh!"]
    Prince
  31. 30. ["Oh boy!"]
    Wilbur
  32. 31. ["Oh, mommy!"]
    Kat Nips
  33. 32. ["Boy-oh-boy what an eyeful!"]
    Joe McGee
  34. 33. ["Jean Armand du Plessis, duc de Richelieu"]
    Words That Echo Through the Mists of Time
  35. 34. River of Death
  36. 35. ["I wish I could skate"]
    Shinanigans
  37. 36. ["We bring to you a minstrel tune..."]
    Cheerio Minstrels
  38. 37. ["He looks like a kind man"]
    Runt and Tuffy
  39. 38. ["It's the well dressed man that gets ahead"]
    Behind the Scenes
  40. 39. ["And the horoscope said this was my lucky day!"]
    Penny Aunty
  41. 40. [Ready to Eat]
    Jack Potts
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Bingo
  43. 42. ["Don't slip we still got 400 yards to go"]
    Stars and Stripes
  44. 43. ["Brutus, sincerely troubled..."]
    Sources of Famous Quotations
  45. 44. ["So! Bad again..."]
    Li'l Willie
  46. 45. ["And then over the horizon could be seen..."]
    When Father Was a Boy; When Mother Was a Girl
  47. 46. ["The jack rabbit, when pursued by hounds..."]
    Do You Know Why?
  48. 47. ["Boy-oh-boy I've et about eight bucks"]
    Bingo
  49. 48. ["In your travels round the world"]
    Tell Me Mr. Wise Guy
  50. 49. ["We'll be seeing you in the April issue"]
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