(October 1939)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1939-09-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Oskar Lebeck
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 from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 427716. Copyright given to Stephen Slesinger, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

John Carter of Mars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Coleman Burroughs
Inks:
John Coleman Burroughs
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Carter; a martian

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

Alley Oop / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
V. T. Hamlin (signed)
Pencils:
V. T. Hamlin (signed)
Inks:
V. T. Hamlin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
So Alley Oop an' his friends busted your cart, eh?
Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 NEA Service, Inc.

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 NEA Service, Inc.

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Our Boarding House / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Wood Cowan (ghosting for Gene Ahearn)
Pencils:
Bela Zaboly (ghosting for Gene Ahearn)
Inks:
Bela Zaboly (ghosting for Gene Ahearn)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

John Carter of Mars / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Edgar Rice Burroughs (original Story); John Coleman Burroughs (adaptation)
Pencils:
John Coleman Burroughs
Inks:
John Coleman Burroughs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Searching for the canal that leads to Helium, John Carter, Dejah Thoris and Sola are sighted...,
Genre:
science fiction

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

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

Script:
C. D. Small
Pencils:
C. D. Small
Inks:
C. D. Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Yeah I gotta get to th' school house early t'day
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright by NEA Service, Inc.

The Famon Gang (Table of Contents: 7)

Dick Tracy / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustrations

The Hand of Horror (Table of Contents: 8)

Tom Beatty / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Russ Winterbotham ?
Pencils:
Jim Gary
Inks:
Jim Gary
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

copyright 1939 by R. S. Calender

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

Lightning Jim, U.S. Marshal / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord DuBois
Pencils:
Al Micale
Inks:
Al Micale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Sammy Stevens has enlisted the aid of Lightning Jim Whipple and Whitey to solve the murder...
Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Dave Porta. copyright 1939 by Beatrice Creamery co.

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

Bosco / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Walker Harman
Pencils:
Win Smith
Inks:
Win Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

http://ramapithblog.blogspot.com/2009/04/bosko-shipwrecked-comic-strip.html
Copyright 1939 by Stephen Slesinger

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

Out Our Way / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright by NEA Service, Inc.

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

Find the Errors / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

a mail-in contest

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

Captain Easy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Crane (Signed)
Pencils:
Roy Crane (signed)
Inks:
Roy Crane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Here's the situation. We've blundered into the Swink temple...
Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

copyright 1938 by NEA Service, Inc. September dailies.

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

Sky Ranger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord DuBois [as Bob Gaylord (signed)]
Pencils:
Bob Jenney [as Bob Gaylord (signed)]
Inks:
Bob Jenney [as Bob Gaylord (signed)]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
The Obermaster, a sinister, unknown figure in the Orient, is bent on causing world-wide conflict...
Genre:
aviation
Characters:
Bruce McKay (intelligence agent)

Indexer Notes

copyright 1939 by R.S. Calender

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

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

Script:
C. D. Small
Pencils:
C. D. Small
Inks:
C. D. Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
There goes that quail
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright by NEA Service, Inc.

Legs Diamond (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al McWilliams
Inks:
Al McWilliams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

copyright by Stephen Slesinger

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

The Wonderland of Oz / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
L. Frank Baum (original story); Walt Spouse (adaptation)
Pencils:
Walt Spouse (signed)
Inks:
Walt Spouse (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
The shaggy man is showing our friends the way to the Emerald City...
Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

copyright 1933 Reilly and Lee. Adaptation of the Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum, published in 1913.

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

How to Draw / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Smith
Inks:
Win Smith
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Curious Facts about Stamps / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Our Boarding House / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Wood Cowan (ghosting for Gene Ahearn)
Pencils:
Bela Zaboly (ghosting for Gene Ahearn)
Inks:
Bela Zaboly (ghosting for Gene Ahearn)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

NEA Syndicate- copyright 1939

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

Salesman Sam / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
C. D. Small
Pencils:
C. D. Small
Inks:
C. D. Small
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Yoo hoo Sam! Where are ya?
Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

copyright NEA Service, Inc.

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

Mr. District Attorney / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Erwin Hess ?
Inks:
Erwin Hess ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Zara, petty chief of the produce racket, was stabbed by The Spider...

Indexer Notes

copyright Phillips H. Lord

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    John Carter of Mars
  2. 1. ["So Alley Oop an' his friends busted your cart, eh?"]
    Alley Oop
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Out Our Way
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Crossword Puzzle Page
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Our Boarding House
  6. 5. ["Searching for the canal that leads to Helium, John Carter, Dejah Thoris and Sola are sighted...,"]
    John Carter of Mars
  7. 6. ["Yeah I gotta get to th' school house early t'day"]
    Salesman Sam
  8. 7. The Famon Gang
    Dick Tracy
  9. 8. The Hand of Horror
    Tom Beatty
  10. 9. ["Sammy Stevens has enlisted the aid of Lightning Jim Whipple and Whitey to solve the murder..."]
    Lightning Jim, U.S. Marshal
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Bosco
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Out Our Way
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Find the Errors
  14. 13. ["Here's the situation. We've blundered into the Swink temple..."]
    Captain Easy
  15. 14. ["The Obermaster, a sinister, unknown figure in the Orient, is bent on causing world-wide conflict..."]
    Sky Ranger
  16. 15. ["There goes that quail"]
    Salesman Sam
  17. 16. Legs Diamond
    The Crime Busters
  18. 17. ["The shaggy man is showing our friends the way to the Emerald City..."]
    The Wonderland of Oz
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    How to Draw
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Curious Facts about Stamps
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Our Boarding House
  22. 21. ["Yoo hoo Sam! Where are ya?"]
    Salesman Sam
  23. 22. ["Zara, petty chief of the produce racket, was stabbed by The Spider..."]
    Mr. District Attorney
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