(April 1938)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1938-03-08
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 March 8th.

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

The Funnies Letter Club / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

[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
Clyde Lewis ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Hoik, look -
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Herky Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Now that I've agreed t'fight this Moovian gorilla, when do we do it?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop 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
Surrounded by officers of the law, the bandits, led by Two Finger…
Genre
crime
Reprints
  • from Dan Dunn Sundays (Publishers Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
The kiss that lasted 1,2000 years!!!
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction daily (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 1936-02-28 - 1936-02-29

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

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
Umf - kaf - kaf - baseball!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

G-Man vs. the Red X (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
? (red tones)
Letters
?

Genre
crime

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

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
It's bad enough for them to play that silly game…
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Freckles and His Friends Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - 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
Bronc - it's swell to be home from Mexico an' cool off!
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Bronc Peeler Sundays (Consolidated News) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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: 12)

Boots / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If we stay here, the gang will be dropping in all afternoon!
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
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don braces himself to meet the attack of the gigantic figure.
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: 14)

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
Seeking the mysterious Oomshu -
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Tad of the Tanbark Sundays (Daily Eagle) xxxx-xx-xx

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

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: 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
Somewhere between New York and Bermuda…
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sundays (NEA) 1936-xx-xx - 1936-xx-xx

Quick Work! (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)

Funnies Cartoon Club / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
W. C. Brigham [as Brig]
Pencils
W. C. Brigham [as Brig]
Inks
W. C. Brigham [as Brig]
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I no more than get the kitchen cleaned up…
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Tommy received a radio message aboard the battleship…
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Tailspin Tommy Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-

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

Four Aces / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
Hal Forrest
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sky racketeers have decided to kill their prisoners…
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Four Aces Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

The Comic Zoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Scarbo
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alert young man - must be handsome and neat in appearance.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • from The Comic Zoo Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

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 - well.. "Honest porter returns missing payroll of $7000 to owner of this newspaper"
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Mr. Barlowe; Roscoe T. Rooney
Synopsis
Mr. Barlowe puts the story of Roscoe returning the payroll on the front page of the Daily Bugle. He hopes to be able to find a way to cash in on the publicity that the story is generating. Scribbly shows Mr. Barlowe a sketch he did of Roscoe as "Honest Abe" Lincoln, which gives Barlowe an idea.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 25)

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
I call my kid-brother 'Rabies' because...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
A reader tells Scribbly that she calls her kid-brother "Rabies" because he makes her mad.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Joyce Murphy.

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

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
What's de idear o' makin' me wear dis money-suit, Chief?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mr. Barlowe; Roscoe T. Rooney; Lou (introduction); Ernie (introduction, on phone only)
Synopsis
Mr. Barlowe has photos taken of Roscoe dressed as Abe Lincoln. He then calls his friend in Hollywood, asking if he is still looking for a man to play Lincoln.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 27)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey... I'm on top of a ladder...!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
While Scribbly is on top of a ladder, his kid brother turns off the light.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Fidelis Bonner.

[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 / 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
A fine variety of jailbirds are found in Kokomoogoso, Central America.
Genre
humor

Battle Beneath the Midnight Sun (Table of Contents: 30)

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: 31)

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
He's cuckoo?
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
Bullseye smartes' dog in the world
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Hurdling (Table of Contents: 33)

Be a Champion / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
sports

Frederick R. Burham (Table of Contents: 34)

Heroes' Hall of Fame / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography

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

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
Gosh, it's awful to not have no education, ain't it?
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from The Worry Wart Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mutt & Jeff
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Letter Club
  3. 2. ["Hey, Hoik, look -"]
    Herky
  4. 3. ["Now that I've agreed t'fight this Moovian gorilla, when do we do it?"]
    Alley Oop
  5. 4. ["Surrounded by officers of the law, the bandits, led by Two Finger…"]
    Dan Dunn
  6. 5. ["The kiss that lasted 1,2000 years!!!"]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  7. 6. ["Umf - kaf - kaf - baseball!"]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  8. 7. G-Man vs. the Red X
    G-Men on the Job
  9. 8. ["It's bad enough for them to play that silly game…"]
    Freckles and His Friends
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  11. 10. ["Bronc - it's swell to be home from Mexico an' cool off!"]
    Bronc Peeler
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Tinymites
  13. 12. ["If we stay here, the gang will be dropping in all afternoon!"]
    Boots
  14. 13. ["Don braces himself to meet the attack of the gigantic figure."]
    Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire
  15. 14. ["Seeking the mysterious Oomshu -"]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Curious Facts About Stamps
  17. 16. ["Somewhere between New York and Bermuda…"]
    Captain Easy
  18. 17. Quick Work!
    Ben Webster's Page
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Funnies Cartoon Club
  20. 19. ["I no more than get the kitchen cleaned up…"]
    Out Our Way
  21. 20. ["Tommy received a radio message aboard the battleship…"]
    Tailspin Tommy
  22. 21. ["The sky racketeers have decided to kill their prisoners…"]
    Four Aces
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  24. 23. ["Alert young man - must be handsome and neat in appearance."]
    The Comic Zoo
  25. 24. ["Well - well.. "Honest porter returns missing payroll of $7000 to owner of this newspaper""]
    Scribbly
  26. 25. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  27. 26. ["What's de idear o' makin' me wear dis money-suit, Chief?"]
    Scribbly
  28. 27. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  30. 29. ["A fine variety of jailbirds are found in Kokomoogoso, Central America."]
    Now You Tell One
  31. 30. Battle Beneath the Midnight Sun
  32. 31. ["He's cuckoo?"]
    Mutt & Jeff
  33. 32. ["Bullseye smartes' dog in the world"]
    Reg'Lar Fellers
  34. 33. Hurdling
    Be a Champion
  35. 34. Frederick R. Burham
    Heroes' Hall of Fame
  36. 35. ["Gosh, it's awful to not have no education, ain't it?"]
    The Worry Wart
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  • John Censullo
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Warren Zeigler
  • Michael Hoskin
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