(May 1937)

Chesler / Dynamic, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1937
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Chesler Publications, Inc.
Editing
Harry Chesler [as Harry "A" Chesler] (editor, publisher); George Nagle (managing editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
8 3/8" x 11 3/8"
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

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

No Blanks--No Duds (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Introduction/editorial with illustrations down the right side, alternating art by Fred Schwab and Dick Ryan.

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The only illustration shows a jester sitting on a large bubble, behind the contents list.

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

Belly-Laughs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is'nt that pitcher grand
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel gag cartoons. The first dialogue balloon does have "Is'nt" (misplaced apostrophe).

Foul Balls (Table of Contents: 5)

Shinanigans / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Full-page cartoon showing various animals playing baseball and making witty quips.

When Father Was a Boy--When Mother Was a Girl (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

That Lyin' Sailor Man (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Riggin' Bill

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

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
Sez who?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Polly Tix
Synopsis
Polly Tix, a parrot-sailor, claims he deserves credit for saving the ship's crew, not Riggin' Bill.

Indexer Notes

This references the previous comic story (Riggin' Bill).

Well Bread (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer [as FBG] (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer [as FBG] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Prof. McScrewy

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good evening, friends.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Now I'll Tell One (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Officer Clancy

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As they gazed in the sky they discovered, t'was bright as a rare day in June
Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural

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

Jack Pott / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ahem
Genre
humor
Characters
Jack Pott

Indexer Notes

In subsequent issues this feature was called "Jack Potts."

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

Animal Crackers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And you stay in the house all afternoon for this!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel gag cartoons.

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

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
The country's goin' on the rocks, yer majesty.
Genre
humor
Characters
King Kole

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

Prince / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Painter at work
Genre
humor
Characters
The Prince; painter 1; painter 2
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this strip.

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

Eddie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pipe down.
Genre
humor
Characters
Eddie; Mr. Gundy; Mrs. Gundy

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

Bib an' Tucker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Romer
Pencils
Jack Romer (signed)
Inks
Jack Romer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning, children.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Bib; Tucker; Miss Webb; Mickey; Mother

Indexer Notes

Signed in last panel.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
King Arthur was in a jolly mood
Characters
King Arthur; jester

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

Nutty Fagin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, skipper!
Genre
humor
Characters
Nutty Fagin; Riggin' Bill; Skipper

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

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
Oh, that's my own number he called.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Voice of the People / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gentlemen--Before taking your medicine I was so weak I couldn't spank the baby
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

4 one-panel gag cartoons consisting of humorous hand-written letters and small illustrations.

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

Li'l Arthur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Worry.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Arthur; Mother; Father

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come in, Tubby!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ima Sphinx; Tubby; young woman

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

Joe Ticket the Picket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Lo, Bill.
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Ticket; Bill; Moe

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

Sketches from Dickens / 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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Old Curiosity Shop.
Genre
drama

Indexer Notes

2-pages of character sketches and synopsis of Dickens' "The Old Curiosity Shop."

True Colors (Table of Contents: 27)

Dan Hastings / text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
Fred Guardineer
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Hastings; Vyona; Jovas Grid

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hate in the world is at its height
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dan Hastings; Dr. Carter; Gloria Carter; Eutopas; Ursulis
Synopsis
An attempt to a diplomatic solution with Mexady the traveling planet is for naught as Eutopas brings a surprise attack on the surprised reception.

Indexer Notes

Signed in last panel.

Words That Ring Through the Mists of Time (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. C. Kiefer (signed); A. D. Kiefer (signed)
Inks
H. C. Kiefer (signed); A. D. Kiefer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; historical

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

Brain Teasers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What book does this represent?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel cartoons, each with a "riddle" but these are deliberately easy and the "prizes" are humorous, so this is more a humor feature than an actual activity feature.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The hoose-gow fur you, buddy.
Genre
humor
Characters
Officer Clancy; crook

Indexer Notes

This is not the same "Officer Clancy" as the feature earlier in the comic.

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

Null and Void / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Todmoro (signed)
Inks
Todmoro (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Food!
Genre
humor
Characters
Null; Void

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Lindermayer (signed)
Inks
John Lindermayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And don't come back!
Genre
humor
Characters
Penny Aunty

Indexer Notes

Signed in last panel.

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

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
It's by request!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pokey
Reprints

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

Nothing But the Truth / cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
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Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you like it, dear?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four one-panel gag cartoons with people telling the unpleasant truth rather than white lies. The bottom one-quarter of the page is an advertisement for watches.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The boy stood on the burning deck
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four panels, each with a different humorous cartoon and rhyme.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh super!
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe McGee; tenant

Indexer Notes

Bottom one-quarter of the page is an advertisement for Butterfingers candy bars.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The kernels played a snappy tune.
Genre
humor

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

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you wanna buy a paper, buddy?
Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur; newsboy; cop

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

Snoozer / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now where the dickens can my rubbers be?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Snoozer the dog

Indexer Notes

Bottom one-quarter of the page is an advertisement for Baby Ruth candy bars.

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

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

Script
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Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The roses are red the violets blue
Genre
humor

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

Stars and Stripes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You ride in here so often we ought to charge ya fare!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mike the crook; cop; judge

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Taxi, m'am
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe; customer

Indexer Notes

Bottom one-quarter of the page is an advertisement for Baby Ruth candy bars.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever see a butcher
Genre
humor

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

Joe Dokes / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One ticket to Walla
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Dokes; train conductor

Indexer Notes

Bottom one-quarter of page is an advertisement for Butterfingers candy bars.

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

Bug-Ville / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No smoke in sight
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Full-page cartoon showing bugs in a forest setting, each making wisecracks or jokes.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["A World of Fun for an Insignificant Sum"]
  3. 2. No Blanks--No Duds
    Jest for Fun
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. ["Is'nt that pitcher grand"]
    Belly-Laughs
  6. 5. Foul Balls
    Shinanigans
  7. 6. When Father Was a Boy--When Mother Was a Girl
  8. 7. That Lyin' Sailor Man
    Riggin' Bill
  9. 8. ["Sez who?"]
    I'm the Guy
  10. 9. Well Bread
    Professor McScrewy
  11. 10. ["Good evening, friends."]
    Bows and Arrows
  12. 11. Now I'll Tell One
    Officer Clancy
  13. 12. ["As they gazed in the sky they discovered, t'was bright as a rare day in June"]
    Topsy-Turvy
  14. 13. ["Ahem"]
    Jack Pott
  15. 14. ["And you stay in the house all afternoon for this!"]
    Animal Crackers
  16. 15. ["The country's goin' on the rocks, yer majesty."]
    King Kole's Kourt
  17. 16. ["Painter at work"]
    Prince
  18. 17. ["Pipe down."]
    Eddie
  19. 18. ["Good morning, children."]
    Bib an' Tucker
  20. 19. ["King Arthur was in a jolly mood"]
    Round Table Adventures
  21. 20. ["Look, skipper!"]
    Nutty Fagin
  22. 21. ["Oh, that's my own number he called."]
    Court of Inhuman Relations
  23. 22. ["Gentlemen--Before taking your medicine I was so weak I couldn't spank the baby"]
    Voice of the People
  24. 23. ["Worry."]
    Li'l Arthur
  25. 24. ["Come in, Tubby!"]
    Ima Sphinx
  26. 25. ["'Lo, Bill."]
    Joe Ticket the Picket
  27. 26. ["The Old Curiosity Shop."]
    Sketches from Dickens
  28. 27. True Colors
    Dan Hastings
  29. 28. ["Hate in the world is at its height"]
    Dan Hastings
  30. 29. Words That Ring Through the Mists of Time
  31. 30. ["What book does this represent?"]
    Brain Teasers
  32. 31. ["The hoose-gow fur you, buddy."]
    Officer Clancy
  33. 32. ["Food!"]
    Null and Void
  34. 33. ["And don't come back!"]
    Penny Aunty
  35. 34. ["It's by request!"]
    Pokey Forgets to Remember
  36. 35. ["How do you like it, dear?"]
    Nothing But the Truth
  37. 36. ["The boy stood on the burning deck"]
    Jingle Jingle
  38. 37. ["Oh super!"]
    Joe McGee
  39. 38. ["The kernels played a snappy tune."]
    Ad-Ventures
  40. 39. ["Do you wanna buy a paper, buddy?"]
    Wilbur
  41. 40. ["Now where the dickens can my rubbers be?"]
    Snoozer
  42. 41. ["The roses are red the violets blue"]
    Cheerio Minstrels
  43. 42. ["You ride in here so often we ought to charge ya fare!"]
    Stars and Stripes
  44. 43. ["Taxi, m'am"]
    Jitney Joe
  45. 44. ["Did you ever see a butcher"]
    Tell Me Mr. Wise Guy
  46. 45. ["One ticket to Walla"]
    Joe Dokes
  47. 46. ["No smoke in sight"]
    Bug-Ville
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