(November 1937)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
10
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1937-09-28
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 Tuesday September 28th. A house ad in Popular Comics (1936 series) #22 gives the same date.

Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mutt and Jeff / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Salesman Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Swanson
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
George Swanson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, gang, ol' Phineas Punkshot's leavin' fer Africa ta hunt lions!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

from Salesman Sam daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Alley Oop / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
V. T. Hamlin
Pencils
V. T. Hamlin
Inks
V. T. Hamlin
Colors
?
Letters
V. T. Hamlin

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Seizing the opportunity to profit by the split-up between Alley Oop and Foozy...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Herky / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Colors
?
Letters
Clyde Lewis ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure is a swell evening for a stroll eh, Lois?
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Herky Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

[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
Tell his highness we accept his invitation to the celebration with pleasure.
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
  • from Dan Dunn Sundays (Publishers Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Stranger Than Fiction / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sam Houston the Texas hero...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

from Stranger Than Fiction daily (Watkins Syndicate) 1931-05-21, 1936-05-18

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

Our Boarding House / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Freyse
Pencils
Bill Freyse
Inks
Bill Freyse
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're th' the skis Aunt Martha gave me for helping her!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Fun with a Pencil (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
W. C. Brigham [as Brig]
Pencils
W. C. Brigham [as Brig]
Inks
W. C. Brigham [as Brig]
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

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

Freckles and His Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Merrill Blosser
Pencils
Merrill Blosser
Inks
Merrill Blosser
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But do I have to mail it now?
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Freckles and His Friends Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

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: 10)

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
Coyote Pete is all smiles because Bronc Peeler sent word...
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Bronc Peeler Sundays (Consolidated News) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

The Tiny Mites / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Cochran
Pencils
George Scarbo (illustrations)
Inks
George Scarbo (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

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

Boots / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Martin
Pencils
Edgar Martin
Inks
Edgar Martin
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I forgot t'duck in scrimmage yesterday...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Boots Sundays (NEA) 1936-xx-xx - 1936-xx-xx

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

Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A triumphal procession winds its way...
Genre
science fiction
Reprints
  • from Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire Sundays (Daily Eagle) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Tad of the Tanbark / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Following the captain's directions, Ted and Slim seek out...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Tad of the Tanbark Sundays (Daily Eagle) xxxx-xx-xx

Hero of 200 Battles (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
I. S. Klein
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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
Frankly, Miss Belfry, we don't know where to turn.
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Ben's Plan! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Ben Webster's Page Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Hey - Scwibbly! This kid hit me!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Daphne Dimples; Daphne's little brother (introduction, unnamed)
Synopsis
When Scribbly's kid brother complains to him that another kid hit him, Scribbly tells him to fight back. It turns out the boy is the younger brother of Daphne Dimples. Unaware of the turn of events, Scribbly is confused when Daphne becomes furious with him and storms off.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 19)

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
Scwibbly - build me a house!!!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly's mother forces him to help his kid brother build a house with blocks.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by W. Angie Smith.

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

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 whiz!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly can't figure out why Daphne Dimples is mad at him, but he is determined to make her like him again.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 21)

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
Well, how do you like this for a nick-name for my kid brother?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly nick-names his kid brother "Pesty".

Indexer Notes

This is the first of many nickname suggestions for Scribbly's unnamed kid brother.

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

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
I've got to press this dress -
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Tailspin Tommy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Glenn Chaffin
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
Hal Forrest
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We left the yacht, Nina, with Guilford and his cuthroat crew in charge.
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Tailspin Tommy Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Four Aces / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Glenn Chaffin
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
Hal Forrest
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We left June driving her roadster along a rough and seldom used road...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Four Aces Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx

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

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 Flat Heads, pounding on hollow logs...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from The Big Little Book - Og, Son of Fire (Whitman Publishing Co.) #1115

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

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
Scar Lester and his gang came out of the bank...
Genre
crime

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

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: 29)

Now You Tell One / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Courtney Dunkel
Pencils
Courtney Dunkel
Inks
Courtney Dunkel
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Athough Harry Hihatt, a retired subway guard...
Genre
humor

Sandy Ferguson - Sourdough (Table of Contents: 30)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
H. T. Sperry
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You only paid $20 for it?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Mutt and Jeff Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Whatcha training for, Jimmy?
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Fine Points of Football (Table of Contents: 33)

Be a Big Leaguer / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin
Pencils
Ed Cronin
Inks
Ed Cronin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports

Alan Villiers (Table of Contents: 34)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

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

The Worry Wart / 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
You think I'm rushin' th' season...
Genre
humor; children
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mutt and Jeff
  2. 1. ["Hey, gang, ol' Phineas Punkshot's leavin' fer Africa ta hunt lions!"]
    Salesman Sam
  3. 2. ["Seizing the opportunity to profit by the split-up between Alley Oop and Foozy..."]
    Alley Oop
  4. 3. ["Sure is a swell evening for a stroll eh, Lois?"]
    Herky
  5. 4. ["Tell his highness we accept his invitation to the celebration with pleasure."]
    Dan Dunn
  6. 5. ["Sam Houston the Texas hero..."]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  7. 6. ["They're th' the skis Aunt Martha gave me for helping her!"]
    Our Boarding House
  8. 7. Fun with a Pencil
  9. 8. ["But do I have to mail it now?"]
    Freckles and His Friends
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  11. 10. ["Coyote Pete is all smiles because Bronc Peeler sent word..."]
    Bronc Peeler
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Tiny Mites
  13. 12. ["I forgot t'duck in scrimmage yesterday..."]
    Boots
  14. 13. ["A triumphal procession winds its way..."]
    Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire
  15. 14. ["Following the captain's directions, Ted and Slim seek out..."]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  16. 15. Hero of 200 Battles
    Stories in Stamps
  17. 16. ["Frankly, Miss Belfry, we don't know where to turn."]
    Captain Easy
  18. 17. Ben's Plan!
    Ben Webster's Page
  19. 18. ["Hey - Scwibbly! This kid hit me!"]
    Scribbly
  20. 19. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  21. 20. ["Gee whiz!!"]
    Scribbly
  22. 21. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  23. 22. ["I've got to press this dress -"]
    Out Our Way
  24. 23. ["We left the yacht, Nina, with Guilford and his cuthroat crew in charge."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  25. 24. ["We left June driving her roadster along a rough and seldom used road..."]
    Four Aces
  26. 25. ["The Flat Heads, pounding on hollow logs..."]
    Og, Son of Fire
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  28. 27. ["Scar Lester and his gang came out of the bank..."]
    G-Men on the Job
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  30. 29. ["Athough Harry Hihatt, a retired subway guard..."]
    Now You Tell One
  31. 30. Sandy Ferguson - Sourdough
  32. 31. ["You only paid $20 for it?"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  33. 32. ["Whatcha training for, Jimmy?"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  34. 33. Fine Points of Football
    Be a Big Leaguer
  35. 34. Alan Villiers
    Heroes' Hall of Fame
  36. 35. ["You think I'm rushin' th' season..."]
    The Worry Wart
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