(August 1938)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Maxwell Gaines; Sheldon Mayer (assistant)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toby; Tailspin Tommy; Skippy; Herky; Shark Egan; Toonerville Trolley / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whatcha scairt of - Toby?
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Toby; Tailspin Tommy; Skippy; Herky; Shark Egan; Skipper
Keywords
firecrackers

Popular Comics Letter Club (Table of Contents: 1)

Popular Comics Letter Club / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover in black, white and red. Letters from readers - Dominador, Larry O., Arleta B., Ernestine W., Gilbert M. and Billy O.

Two Gun Justice (Table of Contents: 2)

Tim McCoy as Tim Carson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Gary
Inks
Jim Gary
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tim Carson [also as El Votago]; Kate Wiley; Tex Bowen; Nancy Bowen; Butch (villain); Bart Kane (villain)
Reprints
  • Big Little Book reprint?

Indexer Notes

Based on the movie "Two Gun Justice," featuring Tim McCoy as Tim Carson, Betty Compson as Kate Wiley and directed by Alan James.

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

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Pencils
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Inks
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where you goin'? To the art gallery!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff

Indexer Notes

10-10-1937. Copyright by H. C. Fisher. Bell Syndicate

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How far down are ya
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Topper for Skippy

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

Skippy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tst! Tst!
Genre
humor
Characters
Skippy

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1934 King Features Syndicate Inc.

"Well if it's any of us, let's take an oath, right now." (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • Copyright 1937 NEA service. 10-18, 10-19 and two not dated.

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons in black and white.

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

Toonerville Folks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fontaine Fox (signed)
Pencils
Fontaine Fox (signed); Ted Clark (assistant)
Inks
Fontaine Fox (signed); Ted Clark (assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's got another wrong number

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons in black, white and red. Copyright 1937 Poniginy Post. Bell Syndicate

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

Don Dixon / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore (credited)
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer (credited)
Inks
Carl Pfeufer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thanks be to Rav and to you White Stranger
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Don Dixon; Dr. Matt Lugoff; Milos; Lord Jard; Wanda; Mala; Kath

Indexer Notes

Brooklyn Eagle Sunday strip reprint. Probably 1937.

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

Tippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frances Edwina Dumm [as Edwina] (signed)
Pencils
Frances Edwina Dumm [as Edwina] (signed)
Inks
Frances Edwina Dumm [as Edwina] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tippie

Indexer Notes

Copyright George Matthew Adams Service, Inc.. Black and red only.

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

Time Out / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chet Smith (credited)
Pencils
Ralph Hershberer ?
Inks
Ralph Hershberer ?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holy smoke, Myrtle
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Six single panel cartoons in black and white. Copyright 1937 Publishers Syndicate

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

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Pencils
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Inks
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My goodness. Haven't you any helpers?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1937 by H. C. Fisher. Bell Syndicate

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

Always Belittlin' / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, we got the higher prices
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Topper for Skippy

[Fishing] (Table of Contents: 13)

Skippy / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Percy Crosby (signed)
Pencils
Percy Crosby (signed)
Inks
Percy Crosby (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Skippy

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1936 King Features Syndicate Inc.

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

Nugent's Originals / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

"Good gosh! Fixed Up like an office!" (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • copyright 1937 NEA Syndicate

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons in black, white and red.

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

The Mountain Boys / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Webb (credited)
Pencils
Paul Webb (credited)
Inks
Paul Webb (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dangblast thet yaller livered spit Tolliver!
Genre
humor
Characters
Gramma; Rafe; Willie; Luke; Grampaw; Lem Hawkins

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1937 Esquire Features Inc. Black and red only.

Antlers (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
William Ferguson (signed)
Pencils
William Ferguson (signed)
Inks
William Ferguson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1937 NEA Service, Inc. Black and red only.

"I had the devil's own time gettin' her used to automobiles.." (Table of Contents: 18)

Toonerville Folks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fontaine Fox (credited)
Pencils
Fontaine Fox (credited)
Inks
Fontaine Fox (credited)
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons in black and white. Copyright 1937 Fontaine Fox. Bell Syndicate. Black and white.

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

Ted Starr Racket Buster / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Gary
Inks
Jim Gary
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To solve the mystery-murder of a fellow G-man, Ted Starr...
Genre
crime
Characters
Ted Starr [also as Duke Davis]; Rocky [Francis Xavier McLean]; Mr. X [Frenchy Simon] (villain); Lawyer Baile (villain); Gunman Johnny (villain)

Indexer Notes

Copyright Stephen Slesinger

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

Tailspin Tommy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry's dog Socrates, saved him from the attack of the cougar
Genre
adventure
Characters
Tailspin Tommy; Skeets; Betty; Paul; Jerry; Socrates (a dog); Martin (villain); Pete (villain); Pop Sutter (villain)
Reprints
  • # 401-404. Bell Syndicate. All strips were numbered not dated.

100 Ca$h Prize$ and Two Deluxe Bicycles (Table of Contents: 21)

Popular Comics Contest / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Daisybelle / 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
What happened to your nose, Daisybelle?
Genre
humor
Characters
Daisybelle

Indexer Notes

Topper to Reglar Fellers. Self Syndicated.

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

Always Belittlin' / comic story / 0.4 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's up?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Topper to Skippy

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

Skippy / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you had a wish given to ya, would ya wish for a bicycle?
Genre
humor
Characters
Skippy

Indexer Notes

King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher (credited)
Pencils
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Inks
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been up all night working on my secret invention
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff

Indexer Notes

Copyright by H. C. Fisher. Bell Syndicate

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

Daisybelle / 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
Romeo and Juliet
Genre
humor
Characters
Daisybelle; Raymond Meeker

Indexer Notes

Topper to Reglar Fellers. 4-25. Self syndicated.

G-Men Versus Boat-Hook Roggan (Table of Contents: 27)

G-Men / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Gary
Inks
Jim Gary
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
G-Men; G-Man Larry Lane; Buddy Barton; Lefty Fowler (villain); Boat-Hook Roggan (villain)

Indexer Notes

Original material. Copyright Stephen Slensinger

Popular Crossword Puzzles by Our Readers (Table of Contents: 28)

Popular Crossword Puzzles by Our Readers / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

The Cony (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Script
William Ferguson (signed)
Pencils
William Ferguson (signed)
Inks
William Ferguson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1937 NEA Service, Inc. Black and red only.

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

Tad of the Tanbark / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore (credited)
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer (credited)
Inks
Carl Pfeufer (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come - if any of them wake, strike quickly
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tad; Speed

Indexer Notes

Brooklyn Eagle Sunday page. Topper for Don Dixon.

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

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Pencils
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Inks
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yoo hoo, Mrs. Morrill!
Genre
humor
Characters
Herky; Mrs. Morrill

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1937 NEA (Sunday strip). Black and red only.

Lessons for Beginners... (Table of Contents: 32)

The Drawing Teacher / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Loco Luke and his Charlie Horse / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (credited)
Pencils
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (credited)
Inks
Jack Warren [as Jack A. Warren] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Loco Luke rescued a girl
Genre
humor
Characters
Loco Luke; Charlie Horse

Indexer Notes

George Matthew Adams Service.

"Well ya told me to pick up a pitcher with swell curves didn't ya?" (Table of Contents: 34)

Time Out / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chet Smith (credited)
Pencils
Ralph Hershberer ?
Inks
Ralph Hershberer ?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Six single panel cartoons in black and white. Copyright 1937 Publishers Syndicate

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

Tippie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Frances Edwina Dumm [as Edwina] (credited)
Pencils
Frances Edwina Dumm [as Edwina] (credited)
Inks
Frances Edwina Dumm [as Edwina] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tippie

Indexer Notes

George Matthew Adams Service.

White Magic, Part II (Table of Contents: 36)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
James A. McLean (credited)
Pencils
James A. McLean ?
Inks
James A. McLean ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Mr. Brent; Todd Brent

Slick Ratski in Muscle Man (Table of Contents: 37)

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Pencils
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Inks
Clyde Lewis (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Herky

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1937 NEA Service Inc

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

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

Script
Montgomery Mulford
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The United States postage stamp issued in...
Genre
non-fiction

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

Shark Egan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Kressy
Inks
Ed Kressy ?; Norm Fallon ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Red Mack, buccaneer baron of the south seas
Genre
adventure
Characters
Shark Egan; Ace O'Doul; Mary McDermot; Red Mack (villain); Curly (villain)

Indexer Notes

original material

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

Toby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Randall [as Stan]
Pencils
Stan Randall [as Stan]
Inks
? [as Stan]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After Toby and Jigger escape from the old witch on the magic sofa
Genre
humor
Characters
Toby; Jigger; Oomog

Indexer Notes

Original material?

Bert Hall (Table of Contents: 41)

Soldiers of Fortune / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen (credited)
Pencils
Stookie Allen (credited)
Inks
Stookie Allen (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Bert Hall

The Swan Dive (Table of Contents: 42)

Popular Sports / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin (signed)
Pencils
Ed Cronin (signed)
Inks
Ed Cronin (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Read Popular Comics, The Funnies, and The Comics for Real Fun Adventure, and Thrills! (Table of Contents: 43) (Expand) /

Dell Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bud Fisher (credited)
Pencils
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Inks
Al Smith [ghost for Bud Fisher ]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why the funny "get up," Mutt?
Genre
humor
Characters
Mutt; Jeff

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1937 by H. C. Fisher. Bell Syndicate

Fast Action Books (Table of Contents: 45) (Expand) /

Dell Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Miscellaneous Advertisements] (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith and Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Whatcha scairt of - Toby? "]
    Toby; Tailspin Tommy; Skippy; Herky; Shark Egan; Toonerville Trolley
  2. 1. Popular Comics Letter Club
    Popular Comics Letter Club
  3. 2. Two Gun Justice
    Tim McCoy as Tim Carson
  4. 3. ["Where you goin'? To the art gallery!"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  5. 4. ["How far down are ya"]
    Always Belittlin'
  6. 5. ["Tst! Tst!"]
    Skippy
  7. 6. "Well if it's any of us, let's take an oath, right now."
    School Days Out Our Way
  8. 7. ["He's got another wrong number"]
    Toonerville Folks
  9. 8. ["Thanks be to Rav and to you White Stranger"]
    Don Dixon
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tippie
  11. 10. ["Holy smoke, Myrtle"]
    Time Out
  12. 11. ["My goodness. Haven't you any helpers?"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  13. 12. ["Well, we got the higher prices"]
    Always Belittlin'
  14. 13. [Fishing]
    Skippy
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Nugent's Originals
  16. 15. "Good gosh! Fixed Up like an office!"
    School Days Out Our Way
  17. 16. ["Dangblast thet yaller livered spit Tolliver!"]
    The Mountain Boys
  18. 17. Antlers
    The Curious World
  19. 18. "I had the devil's own time gettin' her used to automobiles.."
    Toonerville Folks
  20. 19. ["To solve the mystery-murder of a fellow G-man, Ted Starr..."]
    Ted Starr Racket Buster
  21. 20. ["Jerry's dog Socrates, saved him from the attack of the cougar"]
    Tailspin Tommy
  22. 21. 100 Ca$h Prize$ and Two Deluxe Bicycles
    Popular Comics Contest
  23. 22. ["What happened to your nose, Daisybelle?"]
    Daisybelle
  24. 23. ["What's up?"]
    Always Belittlin'
  25. 24. ["If you had a wish given to ya, would ya wish for a bicycle?"]
    Skippy
  26. 25. ["I've been up all night working on my secret invention"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  27. 26. ["Romeo and Juliet"]
    Daisybelle
  28. 27. G-Men Versus Boat-Hook Roggan
    G-Men
  29. 28. Popular Crossword Puzzles by Our Readers
    Popular Crossword Puzzles by Our Readers
  30. 29. The Cony
    This Curious World
  31. 30. ["Come - if any of them wake, strike quickly"]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  32. 31. ["Yoo hoo, Mrs. Morrill!"]
    Herky
  33. 32. Lessons for Beginners...
    The Drawing Teacher
  34. 33. ["Loco Luke rescued a girl"]
    Loco Luke and his Charlie Horse
  35. 34. "Well ya told me to pick up a pitcher with swell curves didn't ya?"
    Time Out
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Tippie
  37. 36. White Magic, Part II
  38. 37. Slick Ratski in Muscle Man
    Herky
  39. 38. ["The United States postage stamp issued in..."]
    Popular Stamp Club
  40. 39. ["Red Mack, buccaneer baron of the south seas"]
    Shark Egan
  41. 40. ["After Toby and Jigger escape from the old witch on the magic sofa"]
    Toby
  42. 41. Bert Hall
    Soldiers of Fortune
  43. 42. The Swan Dive
    Popular Sports
  44. 43. Read Popular Comics, The Funnies, and The Comics for Real Fun Adventure, and Thrills!
    Dell Comics
  45. 44. ["Why the funny "get up," Mutt?"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  46. 45. Fast Action Books
    Dell Comics
  47. 46. [Miscellaneous Advertisements]
    Johnson Smith and Co.
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