(January 1939)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1938-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Mostly Newspaper reprints.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I use these as much as the skates on my feet!
Keywords
ice skating

A Short Haul (Table of Contents: 1)

The Worry Wart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (credited)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (credited)
Inks
J. R. Williams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every time Bullseye comes in the house lately...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Famous Features) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Salesman Sam / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Swanson
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
George Swanson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I'll be jounced if this isn't Dinny...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Salesman Sam Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

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
But Umpa, my dear - I've a surprise for you...
Genre
humor
Characters
Alley Oop; Dinny; Foozy; Umpa
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
Gene Ahern

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No you don't!
Genre
humor
Characters
Major Hoople
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

A Nick in Time (Table of Contents: 6)

The Worry Wart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (credited)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (credited)
Inks
J. R. Williams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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Colors
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Letters
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Keywords
crossword puzzle

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

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Pencils
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Inks
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cluck! Cluck!
Genre
humor; animal
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx

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

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

Script
Hal Forrest (credited)
Pencils
Hal Forrest (credited)
Inks
Hal Forrest (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
W-who are you?
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Four Aces Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Black-and-white with red ink.

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

Salesman Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Swanson
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
George Swanson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flip that crate of oranges on yer shoulders...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Salesman Sam Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Black-and-white with red ink.

The Single Footer (Table of Contents: 11)

Cowboy Comics / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (signed)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks
J. R. Williams (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Cowboy Comics daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (signed)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks
J. R. Williams (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got one!
Genre
humor; domestic; children
Characters
The Willets
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Everybody's Playmate / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams (credited)
Inks
Al McWilliams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brady, meet Shaffer, from Indianpolis...
Genre
crime
Reprints
  • Newspaper reprints?

Indexer Notes

Black-and-white with red ink.

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

Stranger than Fiction / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Thomas (credited as Richard W. Thomas)
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The United States has a real diamond mine...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction daily (Watkins Syndicate) 1937-01-06

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

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eh! What's this?
Genre
humor
Characters
Major Hoople
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Pinhead Duffy passed Tony's fruit stand today...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Famous Features) xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Script
L. Frank Baum
Pencils
Walt Spouse (signed)
Inks
Walt Spouse (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Witch Mombi, if you can stop King Scarecrow from getting back...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
General Jinjur; Mombi; Tin Woodman; Tip; Scarecrow; Jack Pumpkinhead; Saw-horse; H. M. Wogglebug; Professor Knowitall
Reprints
  • from The Wonderland of Oz Sundays (C. C. Winninham) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx
Keywords
Emerald City; Oz

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

Captain Easy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just what the blazes is the big idea, anyway?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Centerfold Contest (Table of Contents: 20)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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Pencils
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Mysterious Voices! (Table of Contents: 21)

Ben Webster / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Edwin Alger
Pencils
Edwin Alger
Inks
Edwin Alger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Reprints
  • Newspaper reprints?

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

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
No! If I gotta make love to a lotta dames I don't wanna be a movie actor! I hate wimmin!!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Captain Colorful; Bernie von Goldstein; Vivien Darling (introduction, on phone only)
Synopsis
When Captain Colorful refuses to work with women, Scribbly suggests to Bernie that they tell Colorful that there won't be any women in his movie. After Colorful agrees and leaves, Bernie immediately calls Vivien Darling, the famous vamp.

Why Big Brudders Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 23)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My gosh - I told you to get me some Bi-So-Dol...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
When Scribbly tells his kid brother to bring him some Bi-So-Dol for his headache, he instead brings a bicycle.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Albert Adler.

[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
Hello, Von - what's on your mind?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Bernie von Goldstein; Vivien Darling
Synopsis
Scribbly and Bernie explain to Vivien Darling that they want a beautiful woman to get Captain Colorful to fall for her. At first, Vivien isn't interested, but once she sees Colorful's picture she changes her mind.

[Knick-Names For Scribbly's Kid Brudder] (Table of Contents: 25)

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
Dear Scribbly - I call my kid brother...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
A reader tells Scribbly that he calls his kid-brother "Messy" because he is always in some kind of mess.

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Leonard B. Selig.

[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
Oh! Oh! Here he comes!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Bernie von Goldstein; Captain Colorful; Vivien Darling
Synopsis
Vivien Darling tries to get Captain Colorful's attention by faking a fall from a horse, but he barely looks at her.

[Crossword Puzzle Solution] (Table of Contents: 27)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28)

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Egad, Alvin, did I ever tell you of the time I tamed Bluestreak...
Genre
humor
Characters
Major Hoople
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Stranger Than Fiction / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Thomas (credited as Richard W. Thomas)
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Rev. Salmon Carter of London, England...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction daily (Watkins Syndicate) 1937-01-05

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30)

Salesman Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Swanson
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guess what, Sam!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Salesman Sam Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

Black-and-white with red ink.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Script
George Scarbo
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee whillickers!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • Newspaper reprints?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 32)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes (credited)
Pencils
Gene Byrnes (credited)
Inks
Gene Byrnes (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shirly Temple wantsa know if you'll please autograph her book
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Famous Features) xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

In black and white with red tones.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Hold Everything / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I knew I shouldn't have worn this new two-pants suit I'm nearly roasted!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 34)

Home Magic / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Pencils
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Inks
A. W. Nugent (signed)
Letters
?

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (credited)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (credited)
Inks
J. R. Williams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, that's a good shaped one...
Genre
humor; domestic; children
Characters
The Willets
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Why Mothers Get Gray (Table of Contents: 36)

Cowboy Comics / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (signed)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (signed)
Inks
J. R. Williams (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Reprints
  • from Cowboy Comics daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Salesman Sam / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Swanson
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
George Swanson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have never seen worse shoes in my born days!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Salesman Sam Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Test Flight (Table of Contents: 38)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
H. R. Hupper
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Hold Everything / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wotta ya mean, throw the towel in?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Part ads; part text.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The cane you ring is the cane you get
Genre
humor
Characters
Major Hoople
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes (credited)
Pencils
Gene Byrnes (credited)
Inks
Gene Byrnes (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is it true that Puddinhead lost his job...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Famous Features) xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Pencils
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Inks
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Glue
Genre
humor; animal
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

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

Script
George Scarbo
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whoopie! There's a homer into the artist colony!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • Newspaper reprints?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

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
Bronc Peeler and his Indian friend built a raft...
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints
  • Newspaper reprints.

How to Be a Soccer Fullback (Table of Contents: 46)

Be a Champion / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin
Pencils
Ed Cronin
Inks
Ed Cronin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I use these as much as the skates on my feet!"]
  2. 1. A Short Haul
    The Worry Wart
  3. 2. ["Every time Bullseye comes in the house lately..."]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  4. 3. ["Well, I'll be jounced if this isn't Dinny..."]
    Salesman Sam
  5. 4. ["But Umpa, my dear - I've a surprise for you..."]
    Alley Oop
  6. 5. ["No you don't!"]
    Our Boarding House
  7. 6. A Nick in Time
    The Worry Wart
  8. 7. The Funnies Crossword Puzzle Page
  9. 8. ["Cluck! Cluck!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  10. 9. ["W-who are you?"]
    Four Aces
  11. 10. ["Flip that crate of oranges on yer shoulders..."]
    Salesman Sam
  12. 11. The Single Footer
    Cowboy Comics
  13. 12. ["I got one!"]
    Out Our Way
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  15. 14. ["Brady, meet Shaffer, from Indianpolis..."]
    The Crime Busters with Al Brady
  16. 15. ["The United States has a real diamond mine..."]
    Stranger than Fiction
  17. 16. ["Eh! What's this?"]
    Our Boarding House
  18. 17. ["When Pinhead Duffy passed Tony's fruit stand today..."]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  19. 18. ["Witch Mombi, if you can stop King Scarecrow from getting back..."]
    The Wonderland of Oz
  20. 19. ["Just what the blazes is the big idea, anyway?"]
    Captain Easy
  21. 20. Centerfold Contest
  22. 21. The Mysterious Voices!
    Ben Webster
  23. 22. ["No! If I gotta make love to a lotta dames I don't wanna be a movie actor! I hate wimmin!!!"]
    Scribbly
  24. 23. Why Big Brudders Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  25. 24. ["Hello, Von - what's on your mind?"]
    Scribbly
  26. 25. [Knick-Names For Scribbly's Kid Brudder]
    Scribbly
  27. 26. ["Oh! Oh! Here he comes!"]
    Scribbly
  28. 27. [Crossword Puzzle Solution]
    Scribbly
  29. 28. ["Egad, Alvin, did I ever tell you of the time I tamed Bluestreak..."]
    Our Boarding House
  30. 29. ["The Rev. Salmon Carter of London, England..."]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  31. 30. ["Guess what, Sam!"]
    Salesman Sam
  32. 31. ["Gee whillickers!"]
    The Comic Zoo
  33. 32. ["Shirly Temple wantsa know if you'll please autograph her book"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  34. 33. ["I knew I shouldn't have worn this new two-pants suit I'm nearly roasted!"]
    Hold Everything
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  36. 35. ["Yes, that's a good shaped one..."]
    Out Our Way
  37. 36. Why Mothers Get Gray
    Cowboy Comics
  38. 37. ["I have never seen worse shoes in my born days!"]
    Salesman Sam
  39. 38. Test Flight
  40. 39. ["Wotta ya mean, throw the towel in?"]
    Hold Everything
  41. 40. [no title indexed]
    Curious Facts About Stamps
  42. 41. ["The cane you ring is the cane you get"]
    Our Boarding House
  43. 42. ["Is it true that Puddinhead lost his job..."]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  44. 43. ["Glue"]
    Cicero's Cat
  45. 44. ["Whoopie! There's a homer into the artist colony!"]
    The Comic Zoo
  46. 45. ["Bronc Peeler and his Indian friend built a raft..."]
    Bronc Peeler
  47. 46. How to Be a Soccer Fullback
    Be a Champion
This issue was most recently modified by:
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