(December 1937)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1937-10-27
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 Wednesday October 27th.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

[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
V. T. Hamlin

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All I hear is Alley Oop this and Foozy that…
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Herky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
- An' wot's more and besides.
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Herky Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Yeah - I'll see yuh tomorrow!
Genre
crime
Reprints
  • from Dan Dunn Sundays (Publishers Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Stranger Than Fiction / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mussolini - a boy -
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction daily (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 1935-11-20 - 1935-11-23

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

Our Boarding House with Major Hoople / 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
Drat it! Sput-t -
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Fun with a Pencil / 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: 7)

Freckles and His Friends / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Merrill Blosser
Pencils
Merrill Blosser
Inks
Merrill Blosser
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw, gee, Mom… I'm not hungry… honest!!
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Freckles and His Friends Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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: 9)

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
Black Carlos and his henchmen were aroused from their campfire…
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Bronc Peeler Sundays (Consolidated News) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

The Tinymites / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Cochran
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Letters
typeset

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

Boots / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heck
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Boots Sundays (NEA) 1936-xx-xx - 1936-xx-xx

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

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
In the royal palace of Pharia, Kath the usurper…
Genre
adventure; 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: 13)

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
After days in the jungle - Dangu, a native village…
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Tad of the Tanbark Sundays (Daily Eagle) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Curious Facts About Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

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

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
The lounge at Mr. Belfry's ultra-exclusive club.
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sundays (NEA) 1936-xx-xx - 1936-xx-xx

Cap'n Avery's Secret! (Table of Contents: 16)

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: 17)

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
Well, children - today is Thanksgiving Day -
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Roscoe T. Rooney (introduction)
Synopsis
As the Jibbets sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, an armed robber comes in through their window. Mrs. Jibbet invites him to join them in a meal.

Indexer Notes

The events of this story occur on Thanksgiving Day.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 18)

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
Ow I didn't do it, Ma!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly is spanked by his mother for breaking a window, but it was actually broken by Scribbly's kid brother.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Marilyn Diskind.

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

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
Golly! Oh Ma! Look!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Mrs. Murphy (introduction)
Synopsis
A box of orchids arrives for Mrs. Jibbet from the robber who they fed on Thanksgiving Day. She soon learns they were stolen.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 20)

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
Why not call your little brother "Dinky"?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
A reader suggests Scribbly call his kid brother "Dinky".

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Danny Liebeck. "Dinky" would eventually be chosen as the official nickname for Scribbly's kid brother.

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

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
Boy - what a batter!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Unaware that the yacht, Nina, was in the hands of Guilford…
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Tailspin Tommy Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-

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

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
Larry attempted to attract the attention of a passing night air-mail plane…
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Four Aces Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

G-Man vs. the Red X (Table of Contents: 25)

G-Men on the Job / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Blair
Pencils
Milt Youngren
Inks
Milt Youngren
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

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

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: 27)

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
Victor Herbert wrote Mother Machree…
Genre
humor

Sandy Ferguson - Sourdough (Table of Contents: 28)

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: 29)

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
Don't get sore, Mutt!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Mutt and Jeff Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
This is barrels of fun
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

How to Pass Accurately (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Tommy Hitchcock (Table of Contents: 32)

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
Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Worry Wart
  2. 1. ["All I hear is Alley Oop this and Foozy that…"]
    Alley Oop
  3. 2. ["- An' wot's more and besides."]
    Herky
  4. 3. ["Yeah - I'll see yuh tomorrow!"]
    Dan Dunn
  5. 4. ["Mussolini - a boy -"]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  6. 5. ["Drat it! Sput-t -"]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Fun with a Pencil
  8. 7. ["Aw, gee, Mom… I'm not hungry… honest!!"]
    Freckles and His Friends
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  10. 9. ["Black Carlos and his henchmen were aroused from their campfire…"]
    Bronc Peeler
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Tinymites
  12. 11. ["Heck"]
    Boots
  13. 12. ["In the royal palace of Pharia, Kath the usurper…"]
    Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire
  14. 13. ["After days in the jungle - Dangu, a native village…"]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Curious Facts About Stamps
  16. 15. ["The lounge at Mr. Belfry's ultra-exclusive club."]
    Captain Easy
  17. 16. Cap'n Avery's Secret!
    Ben Webster's Page
  18. 17. ["Well, children - today is Thanksgiving Day -"]
    Scribbly
  19. 18. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  20. 19. ["Golly! Oh Ma! Look!"]
    Scribbly
  21. 20. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  22. 21. ["Boy - what a batter!"]
    Out Our Way
  23. 22. ["Unaware that the yacht, Nina, was in the hands of Guilford…"]
    Tailspin Tommy
  24. 23. ["Larry attempted to attract the attention of a passing night air-mail plane…"]
    Four Aces
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  26. 25. G-Man vs. the Red X
    G-Men on the Job
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  28. 27. ["Victor Herbert wrote Mother Machree…"]
    Now You Tell One
  29. 28. Sandy Ferguson - Sourdough
  30. 29. ["Don't get sore, Mutt!"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  31. 30. ["This is barrels of fun"]
    Reg'Lar Fellers
  32. 31. How to Pass Accurately
    Be a Big Leaguer
  33. 32. Tommy Hitchcock
    Heroes' Hall of Fame
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