Funny Pages #v1#11
(June 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 ?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Patterson (signed as J. A. Patterson)
Inks
John Patterson (signed as J. A. Patterson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Kid riding on swing to see ball game over fence

Spring Has Sprung (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Editors
Pencils
John Patterson
Inks
John Patterson
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Repro of cover in black and white accompanies editorial.

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

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
Yoo hoo Dickie!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Dickie Duck; Maizie Duck
Synopsis
A chance encounter with Maizie Duck ends up with Dickie being knocked black and blue.

C. M. Smythe Murdered (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
A lone figure climbs through the library window of the Smythe home
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Clock; Captain Kane; Ryan
Synopsis
While investigating a murder in a private house, The Clock is captured by Captain Kane.

[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
O boy! I'll soon be on top!
Genre
humor
Characters
University Al
Synopsis
While fishing through a frozen lake, Al discovers a mine shaft, which he buys and finds a huge deposit of coal.

[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
Here's goofy Freddie wearin' a stove-pipe hat...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Freddie Bell
Synopsis
A bunch of young houligans hit Freddie's stove pipe hat and crush it, so he rigs it to squirt water at them the next time they try it.

Indexer Notes

Page one is in full color, page two 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
Look! Unc' Phil!
Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Phil; Culpeppah
Synopsis
Uncle Phil and Culpeppah go hunting with a new gun.

Lesson Eleven: Objects (Table of Contents: 7)

Learn Cartooning / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Pencils
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Inks
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Free Air (Table of Contents: 8)

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
Don't shoot again, mister!
Genre
humor
Characters
Windy

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

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
The shipwrecked, storm-weary company...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jerry Frost, Sea Scout; Morton
Synopsis
The shipwrecked crew of the 'Pole Star' are stranded on a deserted island.

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

Whiskers [1930s boy & dog] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zzzzzzzzzzz
Genre
humor
Characters
Whiskers (a dog)

Indexer Notes

The final panel shows a line of boys queuing at a news stand to buy the latest Centaur issues.

Elephants--Ancient and Modern (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

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

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
In the deserted house...
Genre
drama
Characters
Jimmy; Jean
Synopsis
Jimmy and Jean are being held captive in an old deserted house by three escaped convicts.

Indexer Notes

next appearance in FEATURE FUNNIES #3 (Quality)

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

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
The circus publicity man gave me six passes.
Genre
humor
Characters
Johnnhy; Dinny the Dip

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

The Skipper / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Patterson (credited)
Pencils
John Patterson (credited)
Inks
John Patterson (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The boys are still taking it easy...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Skipper; Poss; Spike

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

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 lures Sheriff Clark to a lonely spot...
Characters
Joaquin; Sheriff Clark

They're A-Comin', Pardner (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Bill Allison (credited)
Inks
Bill Allison (credited)
Colors
Bill Allison (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

A double page spread.

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

The Kittens / 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)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A telegram for Mr. Kitten!
Characters
Mr. Kitten; Mrs. Kitten; Tom

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

"Razz" Berry / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Hankman (signed as Walt Hankman) (credited as Walt Hankman)
Pencils
Walter Hankman (signed as Walt Hankman) (credited as Walt Hankman)
Inks
Walter Hankman (signed as Walt Hankman) (credited as Walt Hankman)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm gonna' kill two birds with one stone...
Genre
humor
Characters
"Razz" Berry

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

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
Jim, you and Gila Joe will go with me.
Characters
Jane; Johnny; Captain Bill; Lake (villain); Gila Joe

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

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
Falling through the earth...
Genre
humor
Characters
Hezzy of the Hills; Pa Tucker

Indexer Notes

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

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

Tootsie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Junior Aviators: They Span the Globe (Table of Contents: 22)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Capt. George Roberts
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

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
Whoopee!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jack Dolittle

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

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
By George!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While skiing, on a winter expedition...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Uncle Bruce; Phil

Indexer Notes

Script was previously given as 'John Broome?', but he is not credited on this occasion.

[Wam] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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

Characters
Bubs

Indexer Notes

Wordless story.

Fishing on the Bay (Table of Contents: 27)

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
?

Indexer Notes

A double page spread.

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

Dinky [Walt Munson] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Munson (credited, signed)
Pencils
Walt Munson (credited, signed)
Inks
Walt Munson (credited, signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, fer the.!!?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dinky

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

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

Script
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Pencils
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Inks
John Patterson (credited as J.A. Patterson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bring my walking stick Judkins...
Characters
King Bunko; Judkins

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

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
Bill Breen tells his men to rest...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Koko; Bill Breen

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Curly Collins has enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Curly Collins

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

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
Granny, Stubbie, and the sailor arrived home...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Stubbie; Granny; Uncle Husky
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Spring Has Sprung
  3. 2. ["Yoo hoo Dickie!"]
    Dickie Duck
  4. 3. C. M. Smythe Murdered
    The Clock [superhero]
  5. 4. ["O boy! I'll soon be on top!"]
    University Al
  6. 5. ["Here's goofy Freddie wearin' a stove-pipe hat..."]
    Freddie Bell
  7. 6. ["Look! Unc' Phil!"]
    Phil 'n Sofie
  8. 7. Lesson Eleven: Objects
    Learn Cartooning
  9. 8. Free Air
  10. 9. ["The shipwrecked, storm-weary company..."]
    Jerry Frost, Sea Scout
  11. 10. ["Zzzzzzzzzzz"]
    Whiskers [1930s boy & dog]
  12. 11. Elephants--Ancient and Modern
    Natural History
  13. 12. ["In the deserted house..."]
    Jimmy and Jean
  14. 13. ["The circus publicity man gave me six passes."]
    Stone Age
  15. 14. ["The boys are still taking it easy..."]
    The Skipper
  16. 15. ["Joaquin lures Sheriff Clark to a lonely spot..."]
    Red Avenger
  17. 16. They're A-Comin', Pardner
  18. 17. ["A telegram for Mr. Kitten!"]
    The Kittens
  19. 18. ["I'm gonna' kill two birds with one stone..."]
    "Razz" Berry
  20. 19. ["Jim, you and Gila Joe will go with me."]
    The Further Adventures of Jane and Johnny
  21. 20. ["Falling through the earth..."]
    Hezzy of the Hills
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie
  23. 22. Junior Aviators: They Span the Globe
  24. 23. ["Whoopee!"]
    Jack Dolittle
  25. 24. ["By George!"]
    Little Big Show
  26. 25. ["While skiing, on a winter expedition..."]
    Pals and Pastimes
  27. 26. [Wam]
    Bubs N' Snubs
  28. 27. Fishing on the Bay
    Sights About Town
  29. 28. ["Well, fer the.!!?"]
    Dinky [Walt Munson]
  30. 29. ["Bring my walking stick Judkins..."]
    King Bunko
  31. 30. ["Bill Breen tells his men to rest..."]
    Koko
  32. 31. ["Curly Collins has enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps..."]
    The CC Kid
  33. 32. ["Granny, Stubbie, and the sailor arrived home..."]
    Stubbie
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