(September 1937)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1937-07-27
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 July 27th.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Our Boarding House with Major Hoople / cover / 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
Now where did that kid go to?
Genre
humor

[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, you in there - stick yer head...
Genre
humor

[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
Hit yer finger, Mom?
Genre
humor; children

[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
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
What was that I heard -- it sounded...
Genre
crime

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

Our Boarding House with Major Hoople / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Egad, it looks as if Alderman Fattleton...
Genre
humor

Homeward Bound! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Edwin Alger
Pencils
Edwin Alger
Inks
Edwin Alger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

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

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
The G Man did not see the dark figure...
Genre
crime

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

Captain Easy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
Roy Crane ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Search 'im!" "Here it is, I found it!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy; Belfry; Big Sam
Synopsis
Belfry is captured by gangster led by Big Sam, but when Easy finally traces the crooks to their hideout, he falls through a trapdoor and the criminals escape.
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sundays (NEA) 1936.xx.xx - 1936.xx.xx

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

The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Richard W. Thomas
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Morris Cheney of Trenton, N.J., hunting...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction dailies (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 1936-05-01

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

Boots / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Everett Martin
Pencils
Edgar Everett Martin
Inks
Edgar Everett Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
S'long, Senor! With posies in my mitt...
Genre
humor

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

Bootkins / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Edgar Everett Martin
Pencils
Edgar Everett Martin
Inks
Edgar Everett Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Goodness, it's hot today
Genre
humor; children

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

Bronc Peeler / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah senorita! I am very happy to meet your...
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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Oh, food sounds very good to me,' wee Goldy answered...

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams
Inks
J. R. Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, that's a good shaped one...
Genre
humor

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

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
We left Tommy and Skeeter hurrying toward...
Genre
adventure; aviation

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

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
Any more mishaps to Skyport Mail planes mean...
Genre
adventure; aviation

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

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

Script
Richard W. Thomas
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mrs. Lydia Ann Graham of Franklin...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction dailies (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 1936.05.02

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

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

Script
I. S. Klein
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
Irving Crump
Pencils
Kevin Royt
Inks
Kevin Royt
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The cave was filled with giant bats...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from The Big Little Book - Og, Son of Fire (Whitman Publishing Co.) #1115

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

Our Boarding House with Major Hoople / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You can leave your big grips...
Genre
humor

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

The Worry Wart / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams
Inks
J. R. Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lissen Worry Wart that's rediculous...
Genre
humor; children

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

Scribbly / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee - don't you wish it wus still vacation?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Eppie; Butch O'Flannigan (as yet unnamed, named in issue #29); Gladys (introduction); the school principal (introduction); unnamed classmates of Scribbly
Synopsis
Scribbly arrives at school after Summer vacation and he is swarmed by the other kids. The principal investigates the commotion, causing the kids to scatter.

Indexer Notes

The principal states that it's the first day of school.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 24)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oboy - at last it's finished!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly has finished fixing a radio. When he briefly leaves to retrieve the cabinet, his kid brother "helps"... with a hammer!

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Ted Zarzycki.

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

Scribbly / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes? Is Mr. Jibbet at home please?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Daphne Dimples (introduction)
Synopsis
A cute girl named Daphne Dimples arrives at Scribbly's home to interview him for the school paper. He is quickly smitten with her.

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

Scribbly / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I gotcha - you missed me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
The night before the big exam, Scribbly's kid brother plays loudly with his friend as Scribbly tries to study.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Stuart Grossman.

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

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
Thrilled at what the Sibyl has told them...
Genre
adventure; science fiction

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

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
So I waited a chance until I caught him...
Genre
adventure

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

Reg'Lar Fellers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've got a beautiful swing, too!
Genre
humor; children

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

Mutt & Jeff / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher
Pencils
Bud Fisher
Inks
Bud Fisher
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! What's the idea goin' around...
Genre
humor

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

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

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

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

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
The trouble with you short-wave amateurs...
Genre
humor; children

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

Now You Tell One / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Courtney Dunkel
Pencils
Courtney Dunkel
Inks
Courtney Dunkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Police dogs do not wear uniforms!
Genre
humor

Shark Hunters of Aran (Table of Contents: 34)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
H. T. Sperry
Pencils
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Bob Crosby (Table of Contents: 35)

Heroes' Hall of Fame / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography

The Drop (Table of Contents: 36)

Be a Big Leaguer / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin (signed)
Pencils
Ed Cronin (signed)
Inks
Ed Cronin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams
Pencils
J. R. Williams
Inks
J. R. Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, so long Willus...
Genre
humor

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

Reg'Lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
Gene Byrnes
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's Bump's 'private box' at the ball park
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now where did that kid go to?"]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  2. 1. ["Hey, you in there - stick yer head..."]
    Alley Oop
  3. 2. ["Hit yer finger, Mom?"]
    Herky
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  5. 4. ["What was that I heard -- it sounded..."]
    Dan Dunn
  6. 5. ["Egad, it looks as if Alderman Fattleton..."]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  7. 6. Homeward Bound!
    Ben Webster's Page
  8. 7. ["The G Man did not see the dark figure..."]
    G-Men on the Job
  9. 8. ["Search 'im!" "Here it is, I found it!"]
    Captain Easy
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  11. 10. ["Morris Cheney of Trenton, N.J., hunting..."]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  12. 11. ["S'long, Senor! With posies in my mitt..."]
    Boots
  13. 12. ["Goodness, it's hot today"]
    Bootkins
  14. 13. ["Ah senorita! I am very happy to meet your..."]
    Bronc Peeler
  15. 14. ["'Oh, food sounds very good to me,' wee Goldy answered..."]
    The Tinymites
  16. 15. ["Yes, that's a good shaped one..."]
    Out Our Way
  17. 16. ["We left Tommy and Skeeter hurrying toward..."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  18. 17. ["Any more mishaps to Skyport Mail planes mean..."]
    Four Aces
  19. 18. ["Mrs. Lydia Ann Graham of Franklin..."]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Stories in Stamps
  21. 20. ["The cave was filled with giant bats..."]
    Og, Son of Fire
  22. 21. ["You can leave your big grips..."]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  23. 22. ["Lissen Worry Wart that's rediculous..."]
    The Worry Wart
  24. 23. ["Gee - don't you wish it wus still vacation?"]
    Scribbly
  25. 24. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  26. 25. ["Yes? Is Mr. Jibbet at home please?"]
    Scribbly
  27. 26. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  28. 27. ["Thrilled at what the Sibyl has told them..."]
    Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire
  29. 28. ["So I waited a chance until I caught him..."]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  30. 29. ["I've got a beautiful swing, too!"]
    Reg'Lar Fellers
  31. 30. ["Hey! What's the idea goin' around..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  33. 32. ["The trouble with you short-wave amateurs..."]
    Freckles and His Friends
  34. 33. ["Police dogs do not wear uniforms!"]
    Now You Tell One
  35. 34. Shark Hunters of Aran
  36. 35. Bob Crosby
    Heroes' Hall of Fame
  37. 36. The Drop
    Be a Big Leaguer
  38. 37. ["Well, so long Willus..."]
    Out Our Way
  39. 38. ["That's Bump's 'private box' at the ball park"]
    Reg'Lar Fellers
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