(January 1938)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Arthur Lawson (credited) (editor); M. C. Gaines (editor); Sheldon Mayer (editor)

Issue Notes

'Monthly' issue frequency is in the SOO.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Gumps / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now to give the kids a surprise
Genre
humor
Characters
Andy Gump; Kayo

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

Dick Tracy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scene: a small northern town which within the last 24 hours has been the scene of...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dick Tracy; Angeline; Junior Tracy; Pat Patton; Purple Cross Gang
Reprints
  • from Dick Tracy Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1936-12-13
    from Dick Tracy Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1936-12-20
    from Dick Tracy Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1936-12-27
    from Dick Tracy Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1937-01-03

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

Little Orphan Annie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Gray
Pencils
Harold Gray
Inks
Harold Gray
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fresh flowers - buy a flower, mister?
Genre
drama; adventure; children
Reprints
  • from Little Orphan Annie Sundays (Chicago Tribune-NY News) 1936-12-06
    from Little Orphan Annie Sundays (Chicago Tribune-NY News) 1936-12-13
    from Little Orphan Annie Sundays (Chicago Tribune-NY News) 1936-12-20
    from Little Orphan Annie Sundays (Chicago Tribune-NY News) 1936-12-27

Marion Takes Hold (Table of Contents: 3)

The Nebbs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sol Hess
Pencils
Wallace Carlson (as W. A. Carlson) (signed)
Inks
Wallace Carlson (as W. A. Carlson) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; domestic
Reprints
  • from The Nebbs Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Smitty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Berndt (credited)
Pencils
Walter Berndt (credited)
Inks
Walter Berndt (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The string the stone the grease
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Smitty Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Real Magic to Mystify Your Friends / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

The Hoatzin (Table of Contents: 6)

This Curious World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
William Ferguson (credited as W. M. Ferguson)
Pencils
William Ferguson (credited as W. M. Ferguson)
Inks
William Ferguson (credited as W. M. Ferguson)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from This Curious World Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Smokey Stover / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman
Pencils
Bill Holman
Inks
Bill Holman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An open car is no good in this freezing weather, Smokehouse!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Sweeney & Son / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Al Posen
Pencils
Al Posen
Inks
Al Posen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some snow, Hey Pop?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Sweeney & Son Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Always Belittlin' / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Percy Crosby
Pencils
Percy Crosby
Inks
Percy Crosby
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's troublin' ya?
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Always Belittlin Sundays (King Features) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Skippy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Percy Crosby (credited)
Pencils
Percy Crosby (credited)
Inks
Percy Crosby (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the crick like?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Skippy Skinner
Reprints
  • from Skippy Sundays (King Features) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff (as Milt Caniff)
Pencils
Milton Caniff (as Milt Caniff) (signed)
Inks
Milton Caniff (as Milt Caniff) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Firing the Dragon Lady's mortar cannon, Connie sends a shot crashing...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry; Connie; Dragon Lady; Pat
Synopsis
The Dragon Lady puts Connie up before a firing squad. Only a miracle can save him.
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1936-06-21
    from Terry and the Pirates Sunday (Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc.) 1936-06-28

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

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank King
Pencils
Frank King
Inks
Frank King
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's a letter from Skeezix, Phyllis.
Genre
drama
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Popular Crossword Puzzles / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Simp'll have no Practicing On His Tooth (Table of Contents: 14)

Simp O'Dill / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sol Hess
Pencils
Wallace Carlson (as W. A. Carlson) (signed)
Inks
Wallace Carlson (as W. A. Carlson) (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Simp O'Dell Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Winnie Winkle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Branner
Pencils
Martin Branner
Inks
Martin Branner
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spud let me keep the dog for today
Genre
humor; drama
Characters
Perry Winkle; Mascot (dog)
Reprints
  • from Winnie Winkle Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx

The Criminal (Table of Contents: 16)

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
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Don Winslow of the Navy / comic story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Frank V. Martinek (credited)
Pencils
Leon A. Beroth
Inks
Leon A. Beroth
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While a blanket of storm clouds protect Manila from attack, The Crocodile is fuming...
Genre
war
Characters
Don Winslow
Reprints
  • from Don Winslow Sundays (Bell Syndicate) 1936-09-06 - 1936-09-13

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

Chimpsey's Cartoon Circus / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan (credited as Dic)
Pencils
Dick Ryan (credited as Dic)
Inks
Dick Ryan (credited as Dic)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Yankee Privateer - Part Two (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Sperry (credited as H. T. Sperry)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical; war
Characters
Jeremy Tonkin

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

Bos'n Hal Sea Scout / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank V. Martinek
Pencils
Leon A. Beroth
Inks
Leon A. Beroth
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll give ye three to surrender that gold...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Bos'n Hal Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

The Gumps / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gus Edson
Pencils
Gus Edson
Inks
Gus Edson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A few coats of paint and this house will look like new!!!
Genre
humor; domestic
Reprints
  • from The Gumps Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Tiny Tim / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stanley Link
Pencils
Stanley Link
Inks
Stanley Link
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
HA! My trusted Generalissimo- A common traitor!
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Tiny Tim Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx

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

The Popular Stamp Club / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Montgomery Mulford (credited)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Zack Mosley (signed)
Inks
Zack Mosley
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll soon be winging our way to the South Sea islands to search for...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Smilin' Jack Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

[Jumping in the Water] (Table of Contents: 25)

Tippie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Edwina Dumm
Pencils
Edwina Dumm
Inks
Edwina Dumm
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Moon Mullins / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Willard
Pencils
Frank Willard
Inks
Frank Willard
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now Willie-Where will we put Kayo's drum?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Moon Mullins Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Little Joe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Leffingwell (signed)
Pencils
Ed Leffingwell (signed)
Inks
Ed Leffingwell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy! Yellow Pony says th' hidden pueblo city if full o' gold!
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Little Joe Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Apple Mary and Dennie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Martha Orr
Pencils
Martha Orr
Inks
Martha Orr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If muh nose says there's cookin' being done in Mary's kitchen, I goes in...
Genre
drama
Reprints
  • from Apple Mary Sundays (Publishers Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Harold Teen / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Ed
Pencils
Carl Ed
Inks
Carl Ed
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho Pop! One nickle got dog on the pan!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints
  • from Harold Teen Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Strange Tails and Their Uses (Table of Contents: 30)

This Curious World / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
William Ferguson (credited as William M. Ferguson)
Pencils
William Ferguson (credited as William M. Ferguson)
Inks
William Ferguson (credited as William M. Ferguson)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from This Curious World Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Nugent's Original Puzzles Games Tricks and Comics / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Streaky / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Loy Byrnes
Pencils
Loy Byrnes
Inks
Loy Byrnes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That Mirabel Millin is just making a fool of him...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Streaky Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Dill and Daffy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stanley Link
Pencils
Stanley Link
Inks
Stanley Link
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Quick - Daffy! Run!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Dill and Daffy Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx

Skiing for Beginners (Table of Contents: 34)

Be a Champion / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
sports

[Statement of Ownership] (Table of Contents: 35)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Helen Meyer (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Dell Publishing Co 145 Madison Ave, New York, NY
George T. Delacourte
Margarita Delacourte, owners
Helen Meyer, business manager
Arthur Lawson, Editor

[Spooky Keeps Hitting His Head] (Table of Contents: 36)

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Holman
Pencils
Bill Holman
Inks
Bill Holman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; animal; children
Reprints
  • from Spooky Sundays Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx

Alexander Iacovleff (Table of Contents: 37)

Soldiers of Fortune / 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: 38)

Moon Mullins / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Willard
Pencils
Frank Willard
Inks
Frank Willard
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nice work, ugh.
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Moon Mullins Sundays (Chicago Tribune) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Now to give the kids a surprise"]
    The Gumps
  2. 1. ["Scene: a small northern town which within the last 24 hours has been the scene of..."]
    Dick Tracy
  3. 2. ["Fresh flowers - buy a flower, mister?"]
    Little Orphan Annie
  4. 3. Marion Takes Hold
    The Nebbs
  5. 4. ["The string the stone the grease"]
    Smitty
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Real Magic to Mystify Your Friends
  7. 6. The Hoatzin
    This Curious World
  8. 7. ["An open car is no good in this freezing weather, Smokehouse!"]
    Smokey Stover
  9. 8. ["Some snow, Hey Pop?"]
    Sweeney & Son
  10. 9. ["What's troublin' ya?"]
    Always Belittlin'
  11. 10. ["What's the crick like?"]
    Skippy
  12. 11. ["Firing the Dragon Lady's mortar cannon, Connie sends a shot crashing..."]
    Terry and the Pirates
  13. 12. ["Here's a letter from Skeezix, Phyllis."]
    Gasoline Alley
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Popular Crossword Puzzles
  15. 14. Simp'll have no Practicing On His Tooth
    Simp O'Dill
  16. 15. ["Spud let me keep the dog for today"]
    Winnie Winkle
  17. 16. The Criminal
    Out Our Way
  18. 17. ["While a blanket of storm clouds protect Manila from attack, The Crocodile is fuming..."]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Chimpsey's Cartoon Circus
  20. 19. Yankee Privateer - Part Two
  21. 20. ["I'll give ye three to surrender that gold..."]
    Bos'n Hal Sea Scout
  22. 21. ["A few coats of paint and this house will look like new!!!"]
    The Gumps
  23. 22. ["HA! My trusted Generalissimo- A common traitor!"]
    Tiny Tim
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    The Popular Stamp Club
  25. 24. ["We'll soon be winging our way to the South Sea islands to search for..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  26. 25. [Jumping in the Water]
    Tippie
  27. 26. ["Now Willie-Where will we put Kayo's drum?"]
    Moon Mullins
  28. 27. ["Oh boy! Yellow Pony says th' hidden pueblo city if full o' gold!"]
    Little Joe
  29. 28. ["If muh nose says there's cookin' being done in Mary's kitchen, I goes in..."]
    Apple Mary and Dennie
  30. 29. ["Ho Pop! One nickle got dog on the pan!"]
    Harold Teen
  31. 30. Strange Tails and Their Uses
    This Curious World
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Nugent's Original Puzzles Games Tricks and Comics
  33. 32. ["That Mirabel Millin is just making a fool of him..."]
    Streaky
  34. 33. ["Quick - Daffy! Run!"]
    Dill and Daffy
  35. 34. Skiing for Beginners
    Be a Champion
  36. 35. [Statement of Ownership]
  37. 36. [Spooky Keeps Hitting His Head]
    Spooky
  38. 37. Alexander Iacovleff
    Soldiers of Fortune
  39. 38. ["Nice work, ugh."]
    Moon Mullins
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