(October 1937)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1937-08-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Full Color & Some Black & White
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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 Friday August 27th.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yep! The fall is here!!
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
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is th' finish! It is th' end!
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
Sure, I went to Poodles Tootifruit's birthday party!
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
If I turn Bankok in the smuggling charge will not...
Genre
crime

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

Our Boarding House with Major Hoople / comic story / 2 pages (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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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! It was swell! There was a man...
Genre
humor

Betsy Winship, Yeomanette! (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
Bill Lee, G Man, exclaimed when he saw...
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
Kidnaping's too risky, boss. We ought of -
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy; Big Sam; Belfry
Synopsis
Easy and the law pursue Big Sam to rescue Belfry, only for one of Sam's rival gangs to kidnap Belfry from him.
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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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
The man who composed a popular song while...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction dailies (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 1936.01.04

[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
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Haw haw ho hoho ho
Genre
humor

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

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
Mr. Bradley, somethin's been getting...
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
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bronc! You're hurt! I must get you home quick.
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
King Sun could really run real fast.

[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
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With this paddin' in my shoulders...
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
Just as Tommy and Skeeter clambered into their plane...
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
When Slug heard that the 'Big Shot' was arriving...
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
The man who made his living choking bulls...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction dailies (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 1936.01.09

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

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

[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
Og and Ru, Little Wab and Nada, trying to escape...
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
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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
Amos! Someone left the radio on...
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
That's a very unusual crowd you got there...
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
Hyar, Scrib ol' kid.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Eppie; Butch O'Flannigan (as yet unnamed, named in issue #29); Daphne Dimples
Synopsis
Scribbly walks the neighborhood in a stupor, totally oblivious to Butch and Eppie. His friends soon discover that Scribbly is preoccupied with Daphne Dimples.

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
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey kids! Here's a new announcement -
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly announces that he wants the readers to send him their favorite nickname for their kid brother, and that he'll pay them if it's good enough to use on his own kid brother.

[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
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah my proud beauty.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; unnamed classmates of Scribbly; unnamed teacher; Daphne Dimples (in dream); Cap'n Blackbeard (in dream)
Synopsis
Scribbly has a daydream in class where he saves Daphne Dimples from a pirate.

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
Hey kids! Here's a new announcement -
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly announces that he wants the readers to send him their favorite nickname for their kid brother, and that he'll pay them if it's good enough to use on his own kid brother.

Indexer Notes

Duplicate of the announcement on the previous page.

[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
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Awestruck at the fate of the mad king...
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
A few weeks later Tad and Slim prepare to start...
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
Blow the horn when you're passin' the school!
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
Where cha get that collection of trophies?
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
Have you folks played Handies?
Genre
humor; children

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

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

Script
Courtney Dunkel [as Dunkel]
Pencils
Courtney Dunkel [as Dunkel]
Inks
Courtney Dunkel [as Dunkel]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oscar Soso owns a whole row of houses...
Genre
humor

Shark Hunters of Aran [Part 2] (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

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

Be a Big Leaguer / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
sports

The First S.O.S. (Table of Contents: 36)

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

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

Annibelle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Virginia Krausmann
Pencils
Virginia Krausmann
Inks
Virginia Krausmann
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh - I see you've been shopping again...
Genre
humor
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Yep! The fall is here!!"]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  2. 1. ["This is th' finish! It is th' end!"]
    Alley Oop
  3. 2. ["Sure, I went to Poodles Tootifruit's birthday party!"]
    Herky
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  5. 4. ["If I turn Bankok in the smuggling charge will not..."]
    Dan Dunn
  6. 5. ["Gee! It was swell! There was a man..."]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  7. 6. Betsy Winship, Yeomanette!
    Ben Webster's Page
  8. 7. ["Bill Lee, G Man, exclaimed when he saw..."]
    G-Men on the Job
  9. 8. ["Kidnaping's too risky, boss. We ought of -"]
    Captain Easy
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  11. 10. ["The man who composed a popular song while..."]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  12. 11. ["Haw haw ho hoho ho"]
    Boots
  13. 12. ["Mr. Bradley, somethin's been getting..."]
    Freckles and His Friends
  14. 13. ["Bronc! You're hurt! I must get you home quick."]
    Bronc Peeler
  15. 14. ["King Sun could really run real fast."]
    The Tinymites
  16. 15. ["With this paddin' in my shoulders..."]
    Out Our Way
  17. 16. ["Just as Tommy and Skeeter clambered into their plane..."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  18. 17. ["When Slug heard that the 'Big Shot' was arriving..."]
    Four Aces
  19. 18. ["The man who made his living choking bulls..."]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Stories in Stamps
  21. 20. ["Og and Ru, Little Wab and Nada, trying to escape..."]
    Og, Son of Fire
  22. 21. ["Amos! Someone left the radio on..."]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  23. 22. ["That's a very unusual crowd you got there..."]
    The Worry Wart
  24. 23. ["Hyar, Scrib ol' kid."]
    Scribbly
  25. 24. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  26. 25. ["Ah my proud beauty."]
    Scribbly
  27. 26. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  28. 27. ["Awestruck at the fate of the mad king..."]
    Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire
  29. 28. ["A few weeks later Tad and Slim prepare to start..."]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  30. 29. ["Blow the horn when you're passin' the school!"]
    Reg'Lar Fellers
  31. 30. ["Where cha get that collection of trophies?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  33. 32. ["Have you folks played Handies?"]
    Freckles and His Friends
  34. 33. ["Oscar Soso owns a whole row of houses..."]
    Now You Tell One
  35. 34. Shark Hunters of Aran [Part 2]
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Be a Big Leaguer
  37. 36. The First S.O.S.
    Heroes' Hall of Fame
  38. 37. ["Oh - I see you've been shopping again..."]
    Annibelle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John Censullo
  • Peter Croome
  • Warren Zeigler
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Gary L. Watson