(May 1938)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1938-04-08
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 Friday April 8th.

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alley Oop / 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)

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
And so dawns the day of the big fight
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Reg'Lar Fellers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hafta go in the store an' get some soap for Mom!
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Two spades.
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sundays (NEA) 1936-xx-xx - 1936-xx-xx

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, of all things - just when I'm in a hurry.
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way 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
Watch closely, gentlemen!
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Freckles and His Friends Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Hold Everything / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fetch a spade Hopkins!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything Sundays (NEA) 1937-xx-xx - 1937-xx-xx

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

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harmless little housefly out for some fun
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sundays (Bell Syndicate) 1937-xx-xx - 1937-xx-xx

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

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: 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
Honey, whut is yo gone an' done?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Boots Sundays (NEA) 1936-xx-xx - 1936-xx-xx

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

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
This is the third time I've asked you to spade my flower bed!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Gergory Main, of Saint Louis, M.O…
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction daily (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 1935-10-25, 1936-04-15

West of Rainbow's End (Table of Contents: 15)

Tim McCoy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Monogram motion picture.

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

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
?

Doing Things Over! (Table of Contents: 17)

Ben Webster's Page / comic story / 4 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)

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
Forget that pocketbook business, Irwin --
Genre
crime
Reprints
  • from Dan Dunn Sundays (Publishers Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Just when Enoch Scroggins, vice-president of Comet Airways…
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Four Aces Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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: 21)

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
Ma. Oh Ma! I'm goin' to Hollywood!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly tells his mother that he's going to Hollywood with Mr. Barlowe and Roscoe. After Scribbly leaves, Mrs. Jibbet discovers that her younger son is missing.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 22)

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'm going to the archery club!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly heads out to the archery club, unaware that his kid brother has attached a bullseye to his back.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Marshall Rosenberg.

[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
While at home Scribbly's kid-brother has disappeared...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Mr. Barlowe (nickname established as "Natey"); Roscoe T. Rooney; Bernie von Goldstein (introduction, movie director)
Synopsis
Mr. Barlowe brings Scribbly and Roscoe to meet his friend, Bernie von Goldstein, the movie director. Bernie complains that his star, Dimples Dumpling, is out sick with the mumps. When Scribbly's kid brother emerges from his luggage, Bernie exclaims that he has found Dimples' replacement.

Knick-Names For Scribbly's Kid Brother! (Table of Contents: 24)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I call my kid-brother "Brilliantine", because...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet
Synopsis
A reader tells Scribbly that she calls her kid-brother "Brilliantine" (a hair-grooming product) because he gets in her hair.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Genevieve Ayoub.

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

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 man in Washington D.C. made 20 billion dollars in one week!
Genre
humor

Redskin Renegade (Table of Contents: 26)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier

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

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: 28)

Bronc Peeler / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I suppose it was silly of me, but I asked Bronc Peeler to follow you!
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Bronc Peeler Sundays (Consolidated News) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Buffalo Jones (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Hammer Throwing (Table of Contents: 30)

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

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

Genre
sports
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alley Oop
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Letter Club
  3. 2. ["And so dawns the day of the big fight"]
    Alley Oop
  4. 3. ["I hafta go in the store an' get some soap for Mom!"]
    Reg'Lar Fellers
  5. 4. ["Two spades."]
    Captain Easy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["Well, of all things - just when I'm in a hurry."]
    Out Our Way
  8. 7. G-Man vs. the Red X
    G-Men on the Job
  9. 8. ["Watch closely, gentlemen!"]
    Freckles and His Friends
  10. 9. ["Fetch a spade Hopkins!"]
    Hold Everything
  11. 10. ["Harmless little housefly out for some fun"]
    Cicero's Cat
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  13. 12. ["Honey, whut is yo gone an' done?"]
    Boots
  14. 13. ["This is the third time I've asked you to spade my flower bed!"]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  15. 14. ["Gergory Main, of Saint Louis, M.O…"]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  16. 15. West of Rainbow's End
    Tim McCoy
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Funnies Cartoon Club
  18. 17. Doing Things Over!
    Ben Webster's Page
  19. 18. ["Forget that pocketbook business, Irwin --"]
    Dan Dunn
  20. 19. ["Just when Enoch Scroggins, vice-president of Comet Airways…"]
    Four Aces
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  22. 21. ["Ma. Oh Ma! I'm goin' to Hollywood!"]
    Scribbly
  23. 22. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  24. 23. ["While at home Scribbly's kid-brother has disappeared..."]
    Scribbly
  25. 24. Knick-Names For Scribbly's Kid Brother!
    Scribbly
  26. 25. ["A man in Washington D.C. made 20 billion dollars in one week!"]
    Now You Tell One
  27. 26. Redskin Renegade
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Curious Facts About Stamps
  29. 28. ["I suppose it was silly of me, but I asked Bronc Peeler to follow you!"]
    Bronc Peeler
  30. 29. Buffalo Jones
    Heroes' Hall of Fame
  31. 30. Hammer Throwing
    Be a Champion
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John Censullo
  • Peter Croome
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Warren Zeigler
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Gary L. Watson