(November 1938)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1938-10-07
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 October 7th.

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Scribbly / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer [as S. M.] (signed)
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer [as S. M.] (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer [as S. M.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Da teacher tol' me ter give ya dis--
Genre
humor
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Reprints
Keywords
dunce cap; homework

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

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
There are more Kentucky colonels alive today than there have been…
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction daily (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) xxxx-xx-xx

Charles Scully (Table of Contents: 2)

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

[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
Girls, I hate to say it, but I'm afraid our zoo is a flop!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop Sundays (NEA) 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
Comes the dawn, and 50,000 frenzied Kleptomanians swarm…
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
Junior, if you'll stop asking so many questions, I'll tell you a story…
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
Larry helped Judge Larson complete an invention designed…
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Four Aces Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Science has perfected a record that will reproduce the human voice…
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House 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
Doc - you pull out all my teeth, an' now what happens…
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything Sundays (NEA) 1938-xx-xx - 1938-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
Go on - scat!
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
?

Sticking the Teacher (Table of Contents: 12)

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) 1938-xx-xx - 1938-xx-xx

[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
After unsuccessfully searching for Bronc who escaped them…
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
We jis need a quarter more to buy that old stove…
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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

Chippo's Story! (Table of Contents: 16)

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: 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
Listen, Colorful - the world is full of opportunities for a man with ideas.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Captain Colorful; Professor Twitchel; Bernie von Goldstein; "Yes" Man No. 1 (introduction)
Synopsis
While Scribbly, Captain Colorful, and Professor Twitchel sit in a jail cell, Bernie von Goldstein reviews his film footage to see what he can salvage. He sees Captain Colorful and thinks he's wonderful. He orders his "Yes" Man No. 1 to find him.

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 (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh-- my-- what big shoulders you have Scribbly!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; unnamed girl
Synopsis
A girl admires Scribbly's big shoulders, but his kid brother says it's only due to the suit he's wearing.

[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
Hey, you! Do you remember that tall blonde fellow...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Captain Colorful; Professor Twitchel; "Yes" Man No. 1; "Yes" Man No. 2 (introduction); unnamed policeman
Synopsis
Bernie von Goldstein's "Yes" Man No. 1 orders "Yes" Man No. 2 to get Captain Colorful out of jail. The policeman at the jail receives a phone call from the studio, asking him to bring them the actor. When Professor Twitchel proclaims they must mean him, the policeman grabs Twitchel and tells Scribbly and Captain Colorful they can leave.

Knick-Names For Scribbly's Kid Brother! (Table of Contents: 20)

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
Herb Lindenbaum writes...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
A reader suggests Scribbly call his kid brother "Fly-Paper" because he's stuck with him.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Herb Lindenbaum.

[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
Boyiss wait till you see my new find!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Captain Colorful; Professor Twitchel; Bernie von Goldstein; "Yes" Man No. 1; unnamed reporters
Synopsis
Bernie von Goldstein is excited when his new actor arrives, but he is stunned when it is Professor Twitchel. Meanwhile, Scribbly and Captain Colorful arrive at Scribbly's house.

[Crossword Puzzle Solution] (Table of Contents: 22)

Scribbly / activity / 0.2 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, kids.. here's da solutions to da crossword puzzles in dis issue!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly and his kid brother give the readers the answers to the crossword puzzles that appear elsewhere in the issue.

Baby Face Nelson (Table of Contents: 23)

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: 24)

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: 25)

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
While Jinjur's all-girl army was stopped at the royal gates…
Genre
fantasy-supernatural-supernatural
Characters
Tip; Jack Pumpkinhead; Wooden Sawhorse; Scarecrow; General Jinjur
Synopsis
Jinjur's forces invade the Emerald City, but Tip and Jack faciliate the Scarecrow's escape astride the sawhorse.
Keywords
Emerald City; Oz

Coast Guard Pinch-Hitter Part One (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

Western Trails (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Norton S. Parker
Pencils
Richard Rogers
Inks
Richard Rogers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Universal motion picture.

Tackling (Table of Contents: 29)

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. ["Da teacher tol' me ter give ya dis--"]
    Scribbly
  2. 1. ["There are more Kentucky colonels alive today than there have been…"]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  3. 2. Charles Scully
    Heroes' Hall of Fame
  4. 3. ["Girls, I hate to say it, but I'm afraid our zoo is a flop!"]
    Alley Oop
  5. 4. ["Comes the dawn, and 50,000 frenzied Kleptomanians swarm…"]
    Captain Easy
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  7. 6. ["Junior, if you'll stop asking so many questions, I'll tell you a story…"]
    The Comic Zoo
  8. 7. ["Larry helped Judge Larson complete an invention designed…"]
    Four Aces
  9. 8. ["Science has perfected a record that will reproduce the human voice…"]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  10. 9. ["Doc - you pull out all my teeth, an' now what happens…"]
    Hold Everything
  11. 10. ["Go on - scat!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  13. 12. Sticking the Teacher
    The Worry Wart
  14. 13. ["After unsuccessfully searching for Bronc who escaped them…"]
    Bronc Peeler
  15. 14. ["We jis need a quarter more to buy that old stove…"]
    Out Our Way
  16. 15. ["Whatcha cryin' for, Pinhead?"]
    Reg'Lar Fellers
  17. 16. Chippo's Story!
    Ben Webster's Page
  18. 17. ["Listen, Colorful - the world is full of opportunities for a man with ideas."]
    Scribbly
  19. 18. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  20. 19. ["Hey, you! Do you remember that tall blonde fellow..."]
    Scribbly
  21. 20. Knick-Names For Scribbly's Kid Brother!
    Scribbly
  22. 21. ["Boyiss wait till you see my new find!"]
    Scribbly
  23. 22. [Crossword Puzzle Solution]
    Scribbly
  24. 23. Baby Face Nelson
    The Crime Busters
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  26. 25. ["While Jinjur's all-girl army was stopped at the royal gates…"]
    The Wonderland of Oz
  27. 26. Coast Guard Pinch-Hitter Part One
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Curious Facts About Stamps
  29. 28. Western Trails
  30. 29. Tackling
    Be a Champion
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Warren Zeigler
  • John Censullo
  • Merlin Haas
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Gary L. Watson