(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; M.C. Gaines; Sheldon Mayer
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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
?
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
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 A. Carlson [as W. A. Carlson] (signed)
Inks
Wallace A. Carlson [as W. A. Carlson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

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

Smitty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Brendt
Pencils
Walter Brendt
Inks
Walter Brendt
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children

[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
W. M. Ferguson
Pencils
W. M. Ferguson
Inks
W. M. Ferguson
Letters
?

[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

[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' / Skippy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

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

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

Script
Milt Caniff
Pencils
Milt Caniff (signed)
Inks
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: 11)

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Simp'll have no Practicing On His Tooth (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor

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

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
Characters
Perry Winkle; Mascot (dog)

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

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While a blanket of storm clouds protect Manila from attack, The Crocodile is fuming...
Genre
war

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

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

Script
Dic
Pencils
Dic
Inks
Dic
Colors
?
Letters
?

Yankee Privateer - part two (Table of Contents: 18)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
H. T. Sperry
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical; war
Characters
Jeremy Tonkin

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

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
?

Genre
adventure

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

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

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

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

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

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

Script
Montgomery Mulford
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

Tippie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Strange Tails and Their Uses (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
William M. Ferguson
Pencils
William M. Ferguson
Inks
William M. Ferguson
Letters
?

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

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: 31)

Streaky / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

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

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

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

Skiing for Beginners (Table of Contents: 33)

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

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Helen Meyer (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

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

Spooky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Soldiers of Fortune / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

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

Genre
humor
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. [no title indexed]
    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. [no title indexed]
    Always Belittlin' / Skippy
  11. 10. ["Firing the Dragon Lady's mortar cannon, Connie sends a shot crashing..."]
    Terry and the Pirates
  12. 11. ["Here's a letter from Skeezix, Phyllis."]
    Gasoline Alley
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Popular Crossword Puzzles
  14. 13. Simp'll have no Practicing On His Tooth
    Simp O'Dill
  15. 14. ["Spud let me keep the dog for today"]
    Winnie Winkle
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    School Days Out Our Way
  17. 16. ["While a blanket of storm clouds protect Manila from attack, The Crocodile is fuming..."]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Chimpsey's Cartoon Circus
  19. 18. Yankee Privateer - part two
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Bos'n Hal Sea Scout
  21. 20. ["A few coats of paint and this house will look like new!!!"]
    The Gumps
  22. 21. ["HA! My trusted Generalissimo- A common traitor!"]
    Tiny Tim
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    The Popular Stamp Club
  24. 23. ["We'll soon be winging our way to the South Sea islands to search for..."]
    Smilin' Jack
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Tippie
  26. 25. ["Now Willie-Where will we put Kayo's drum?"]
    Moon Mullins
  27. 26. ["Oh boy! Yellow pony says th' hidden pueblo city if full o' gold!"]
    Little Joe
  28. 27. ["If muh nose says there's cookin' being done in Mary's kitchen, I goes in..."]
    Apple Mary and Dennie
  29. 28. ["Ho Pop! One nickle got dog on the pan!"]
    Harold Teen
  30. 29. Strange Tails and Their Uses
    This Curious World
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Nugent's Original Puzzles Games Tricks and Comics
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Streaky
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Dill and Daffy
  34. 33. Skiing for Beginners
    Be a Champion
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Spooky
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Soldiers of Fortune
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    Moon Mullins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Peter Croome
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tim Cotrill
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregory Fischer
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk