(September 1938)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1938-08-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Full Color and Some Black and 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 Wednesday August 9th.

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Major Hoople

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

Our Boarding House with Major Hoople / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
See what Uncle Jake sent me for my birthday -
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

[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
D'ya mean t' stan' there an' tell me that skinny-shanked…
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
It says here in the paper that Perfessor Gimleteye…
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
Becos I luf you so moch, my darleeng…
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sundays (NEA) 1937-xx-xx - 1937-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)

The Comic Zoo / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I gotta see my lawyer, G. Belfountain Badger - maybe he can advise me!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • from The Comic Zoo Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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
When Judge Larson realized that the stubborn Sheriff Hawker…
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Four Aces Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Hold Everything / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't care if he did win th' sweepstakes for you -
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything Sundays (NEA) 1937-xx-xx - 1937-xx-xx

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

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spider
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: 10)

Home Magic / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Letters
?

Worry Wart II (Table of Contents: 11)

The Worry Wart / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from The Worry Wart (NEA) 1936-xx-xx - 1936-xx-xx

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

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 baby who could swim at the age of three months.
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction daily (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 1936-01-13, 1936-05-09

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

Bronc Peeler / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Bull Barton grabs for the Indian boy after injuring the boy's father…
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Bronc Peeler Sundays (Consolidated News) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll be there as soon as I take one more slide.
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Explanations (Table of Contents: 15)

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: 16)

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
When we last saw Scribbly, he had decided to run away from home…
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Captain Colorful; Professor Twitchel
Synopsis
A few hours after running away from home, Scribbly finds himself in the woods thinking it over. Elsewhere in the woods, Professor Twitchel follows after Captain Colorful. He claims he possesses time pills, which can send a person into the past.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 17)

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
Ha - ha - Scwibbly caught da mumps from me...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly has caught the mumps from his kid brother, and now he can't go to a party.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Charlie Dormus.

[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
So I'm nuts am I?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Captain Colorful; Professor Twitchel
Synopsis
Professor Twitchel secretly slips his "time pills" into Captain Colorful's coffee, sending him into a deep sleep. Twitchel drinks some of the coffee too, believing that they will actually travel through time. When Scribbly finds the two men sleeping, he has a sip of their coffee, and soon falls asleep too.

Knick-Names For Scribbly's Kid Brother! (Table of Contents: 19)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's one sent in by...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
A reader tells Scribbly that he calls his kid-brother "Hang-Man's Noose" because he gives him a pain in the neck.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Tony Bauer Jr.

Little Joe Reilly, International Crook (Table of Contents: 20)

The Crime Busters / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alden McWilliams
Inks
Alden McWilliams
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

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

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: 22)

The Wonderland of Oz / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walt Spouse
Pencils
Walt Spouse
Inks
Walt Spouse
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fleeing thru the country of the Gillikens from the wicked witch, Mombi…
Genre
fantasy-supernatural-supernatural
Characters
Tip; Jack Pumpkinhead; Wooden Sawhorse
Synopsis
Tip, Jack and the Sawhorse reach the emerald city of Oz.
Keywords
Emerald City; Oz

The Island of Flaming Doom Part One (Table of Contents: 23)

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: 24)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

The Singing Outlaw (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Rogers
Inks
Richard Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Universal motion picture.

Rags (Table of Contents: 26)

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; animal
Synopsis
Biography of the heroic war dog Rags.

How to Run Bases (Table of Contents: 27)

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]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  2. 1. ["See what Uncle Jake sent me for my birthday -"]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  3. 2. ["D'ya mean t' stan' there an' tell me that skinny-shanked…"]
    Alley Oop
  4. 3. ["It says here in the paper that Perfessor Gimleteye…"]
    Reg'Lar Fellers
  5. 4. ["Becos I luf you so moch, my darleeng…"]
    Captain Easy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["I gotta see my lawyer, G. Belfountain Badger - maybe he can advise me!"]
    The Comic Zoo
  8. 7. ["When Judge Larson realized that the stubborn Sheriff Hawker…"]
    Four Aces
  9. 8. ["I don't care if he did win th' sweepstakes for you -"]
    Hold Everything
  10. 9. ["Spider"]
    Cicero's Cat
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  12. 11. Worry Wart II
    The Worry Wart
  13. 12. ["The baby who could swim at the age of three months."]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  14. 13. ["As Bull Barton grabs for the Indian boy after injuring the boy's father…"]
    Bronc Peeler
  15. 14. ["I'll be there as soon as I take one more slide."]
    Out Our Way
  16. 15. Explanations
    Ben Webster's Page
  17. 16. ["When we last saw Scribbly, he had decided to run away from home…"]
    Scribbly
  18. 17. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  19. 18. ["So I'm nuts am I?"]
    Scribbly
  20. 19. Knick-Names For Scribbly's Kid Brother!
    Scribbly
  21. 20. Little Joe Reilly, International Crook
    The Crime Busters
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  23. 22. ["Fleeing thru the country of the Gillikens from the wicked witch, Mombi…"]
    The Wonderland of Oz
  24. 23. The Island of Flaming Doom Part One
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Curious Facts About Stamps
  26. 25. The Singing Outlaw
  27. 26. Rags
    Heroes' Hall of Fame
  28. 27. How to Run Bases
    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