(December 1938)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1938-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

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)

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
If these jumpin' berries'll do that to a critter that eats 'em…
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Ignorance Is Bliss (Table of Contents: 2)

The Worry Wart / cartoon / 1.5 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: 3)

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
I might o known that blasted jellyfish would end up in the gutter again.
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sundays (NEA) 1937-xx-xx - 1937-xx-xx

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

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 recognize the Flight of the Bumblebee…
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • from The Comic Zoo Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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 was so intent upon watching Ronnie enacting his role of Pinkey Jones…
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Four Aces Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Did you ever see a spook, Uncle Amos?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) 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
Clyde Lewis ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harold, I'm frightened!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything Sundays (NEA) 1938-xx-xx - 1938-xx-xx

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

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
And now you will hear our daily health talk by Professor Pep!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sundays (Bell Syndicate) 1938-xx-xx - 1938-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
?

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

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 late Huey Long was a member of 97 different…
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction daily (Brooklyn Daily Eagle) 1937-01-02, 1936-04-30

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

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
While Bronc Peeler is in Indian country, let's return to Pete and the ranch
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Bronc Peeler Sundays (Consolidated News) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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'm going down on main street and I want you here when I get back…
Genre
humor; domestic
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
Jimmie Dugan got a very exciting book from the library today
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

The Deserted City! (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
Captain Colorful is trying to avoid von Goldstein…
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Bernie von Goldstein; Captain Colorful
Synopsis
Captain Colorful agrees to stay for dinner at the Jibbet home. Shortly, Bernie von Goldstein arrives. Incorrectly believing that Bernie wants him jailed, Colorful tries to escape out the window.

Why Big Brudders 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
Gosh - who coulda wrote me this "fan" letter--?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Scribbly's kid brother sends him a "fan" letter that says "Dear Scribbly, If I couldn't drawr cartoons no better'n you - I'd go soak my head!".

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by the Denbo kids.

[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
Ah-h! Now I've got you!!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Bernie von Goldstein; Captain Colorful
Synopsis
Bernie von Goldstein catches Captain Colorful before he can get out the window. Bernie explains that he wants to make Colorful into a movie actor. When Colorful learns he will be working with beautiful actresses, he tells Bernie that the deal is off.

[Knick-Names For Scribbly's Kid Brudder] (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
Lyle Johnston, Jr. of...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
A reader tells Scribbly that he calls his kid-brother "Muley" because he gets a kick out of making him sore.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Lyle Johnston Jr.

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

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
Let us see now what happened to Professor Twitchel...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Roscoe T. Rooney; Professor Twitchel
Synopsis
Professor Twitchel is furious that he was rejected as an actor. He meets Roscoe T. Rooney, who states that he lost his job as an actor when Bernie von Goldstein changed his mind about using him. Twitchel declares that they will start another moving picture company and force Von Goldstein out of business.

[Crossword Puzzle Solution] (Table of Contents: 21)

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: 22)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alden McWilliams
Inks
Alden McWilliams
Colors
? (red tones)
Letters
?

Genre
crime

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

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: 24)

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
When the girl-rebels captured the Emerald City…
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tip; Jack Pumpkinhead; Wooden Sawhorse; Scarecrow; Tin Woodsman; Winkies
Synopsis
Scarecrow guides Tip, Jack and the Sawhorse to the land of the Winkies where he requests the aid of his friend the Tin Woodsman against the forces of Jinjur.
Keywords
Oz

Coast Guard Pinch-Hitter (Table of Contents: 25)

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: 26)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction

The Last Stand (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Norton S. Parker; Harry O. Hoyt
Pencils
Richard Rogers ?
Inks
Richard Rogers ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Universal motion picture.

Blocking (Table of Contents: 28)

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
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  2. 1. ["If these jumpin' berries'll do that to a critter that eats 'em…"]
    Alley Oop
  3. 2. Ignorance Is Bliss
    The Worry Wart
  4. 3. ["I might o known that blasted jellyfish would end up in the gutter again."]
    Captain Easy
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  6. 5. ["I recognize the Flight of the Bumblebee…"]
    The Comic Zoo
  7. 6. ["Larry was so intent upon watching Ronnie enacting his role of Pinkey Jones…"]
    Four Aces
  8. 7. ["Did you ever see a spook, Uncle Amos?"]
    Our Boarding House with Major Hoople
  9. 8. ["Harold, I'm frightened!"]
    Hold Everything
  10. 9. ["And now you will hear our daily health talk by Professor Pep!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  12. 11. ["The late Huey Long was a member of 97 different…"]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  13. 12. ["While Bronc Peeler is in Indian country, let's return to Pete and the ranch"]
    Bronc Peeler
  14. 13. ["I'm going down on main street and I want you here when I get back…"]
    Out Our Way
  15. 14. ["Jimmie Dugan got a very exciting book from the library today"]
    Reg'Lar Fellers
  16. 15. The Deserted City!
    Ben Webster's Page
  17. 16. ["Captain Colorful is trying to avoid von Goldstein…"]
    Scribbly
  18. 17. Why Big Brudders Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  19. 18. ["Ah-h! Now I've got you!!!"]
    Scribbly
  20. 19. [Knick-Names For Scribbly's Kid Brudder]
    Scribbly
  21. 20. ["Let us see now what happened to Professor Twitchel..."]
    Scribbly
  22. 21. [Crossword Puzzle Solution]
    Scribbly
  23. 22. Baby Face Nelson
    The Crime Busters
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  25. 24. ["When the girl-rebels captured the Emerald City…"]
    The Wonderland of Oz
  26. 25. Coast Guard Pinch-Hitter
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Curious Facts About Stamps
  28. 27. The Last Stand
  29. 28. Blocking
    Be a Champion
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Warren Zeigler
  • Jim Van Dore
  • John Censullo
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome