(June 1939)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-05-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Oskar Lebeck
Color
Color
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 and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 3. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 427672. Copyright given to Stephen Slesinger, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Hold Everything / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's a five letter man
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.04.04
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.04.13
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.04.14
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.04.25

Indexer Notes

Four single panel gags.
On inside front cover.

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

The Hurricane Kids / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hartje ?
Pencils
Will Ely ?
Inks
Will Ely ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wake up, old top, it's morning
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Hurricane Kids [Alan Burnham; Dave Burnham]
Keywords
dinosaurs

Indexer Notes

© 1939 by R.S. Callender

The Deep Sea Fish; Born Thirty Years Too Soon; The Slow Starter; The Crammer (Table of Contents: 3)

Worry Wart / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Worry Warts daily (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

Indexer Notes

Four single panel gags.

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

Tex Thorne / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Micale [as Albert Micale] (signed)
Inks
Al Micale [as Albert Micale] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The most I can do is get them away before the gang arrives
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Thorne; Topaz (a horse); Jane Hoskins; Jimmy Hoskins; Mr. Hoskins (death); Brim (villain); Clamp Hackett (villain); Jerky (villain)

Indexer Notes

© 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc.

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

Popular Crossword Puzzles by Our Readers / activity / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
Wally Yoshimura; Dolores Street
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

The Comic Zoo / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
George Scarbo (credited)
Pencils
George Scarbo (credited)
Inks
George Scarbo (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Mister Hippo
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Rudy Elephant; Mr. Hippo
Reprints
  • from The Comic Zoo Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.01.16

Fireworks (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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
The most worthwhile thing in life is culture
Genre
humor
Characters
Herky; J. Granville Gurk; Noodles Nelson
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

Mr. Wong, Detective (Table of Contents: 9)

Mr. Wong / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mr. Wong; Captain Sam Street; Christian Wilk (death); Countess Olga D'Lantrec; Lee Tong; Anton Mohl [Mr. Granich] (villain); Mr. Winters; Officer Devlin; Theodore Meisle

Indexer Notes

An adaptation of the Monogram Pictures movie - Boris Karloff in "Mr. Wong, Detective."
© 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc.

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

Toby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Randall [as Stan] (signed)
Pencils
Stan Randall [as Stan] (signed)
Inks
Stan Randall [as Stan] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why somebody so stingy with ol' island?
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Toby; Oomog

Indexer Notes

Writer and art identification by Hames Ware.

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

Tarzan / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Tarzan

The Jack Markey Gang [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 12)

Gang Busters / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Mrs. Kane; Sheriff Kane (death); Officer Art Shank (death); Butch (villain); George Markey (villain); Jack Markey (villain); Mike Markey (villain); Slick (villain); Tom Markey (villain, death)
Reprints
Keywords
Everglades; moonshine

Indexer Notes

© 1939 by Phillips H. Lord Inc.

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

The Comic Zoo / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
George Scarbo
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Billy! Now that I'm a dentist
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Blackie Bear; Billy Penguin
Reprints
  • from The Comic Zoo Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) 1937.xx.xx

Winners of the February Contest (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Hold Everything / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If one of us would get off
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1939.02.02
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1939.02.13
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1939.02.16
  • from Hold Everything daily (NEA Service, Inc.) 1939.02.17

Indexer Notes

Four single panel cartoons.

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

Bronc Peeler / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Harman (signed)
Inks
Fred Harman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd give a chunk of money t'know where and who that Black Rider is
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bronc Peeler [also as Black Rider]; Babs Dalton; Fritz; Bat Wilson (villain); Jose (villain)

Indexer Notes

© 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tom! Th' right motor's missin' a beat!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Tailspin Tommy [Tommy Tomkins]; Skeets Milligan; Ted
Reprints
  • from Tailspin Tommy Sunday (The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
1. What was the name of the man who slept for twenty years?
Genre
non-fiction

G-Men vs the Living Masks! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Jenney [as R. L. J.] (signed)
Inks
Bob Jenney [as R. L. J.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Larry Lane; Bill; Buddy Barton; Jim; Dr. Toro (villain); Red Johnson (villain); Slim York (villain); Trigger Dolan (villain)
Keywords
G-Man

Indexer Notes

© 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Donaldson
Inks
John Donaldson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sharply nah, mates!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Shark Egan; Curly; Harp; Kanaka Lew; Limey; Mary McDermot; Red Mack
Keywords
The Corsair

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

Popular Conundrums / text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

No Collateral; Freedom (Table of Contents: 22)

School Days Out Our Way / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from School Days Out Our Way daily (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

Indexer Notes

Two single panel cartoons.

The Dry Wash; The Worry Wart (Table of Contents: 23)

Worry Wart / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Worry Warts daily (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

Indexer Notes

Two single panel cartoons.

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

Popular Stamp Club / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The new stamp issued in commemoration of both the World's Fair in New York
Genre
non-fiction

Trigger Smith (Table of Contents: 25)

Jack Randall / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Norman Fallon
Inks
Norman Fallon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Trigger Smith [also as Arizona Jones]; Buck Mason; Jean Mason; Joe Smith (death); Lopez; Sheriff Smith; Bud Mason (villain, death); Gallop (villain)

Indexer Notes

© 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ben Hur and Arrius, the Roman tribune, whom he has saved from drowning
Genre
drama; historical
Characters
Ben Hur; Esther; Malluch; Quintus Arrius; Simonides

Indexer Notes

© 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc.

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

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
You're pretty good at gittin' along with th' wimmen, Herk.
Genre
humor
Characters
Herky; Flossy Flush; Noodles Nelson
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

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

The Masked Pilot / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Jenney (credited)
Pencils
Bob Jenney (credited)
Inks
Bob Jenney (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There! Here's hoping she'll stay put for the remainder of the flight!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
The Masked Pilot; Dwight Ellis; Marian Brook; Tom

Indexer Notes

© 1939 by Stephen Slesinger, Inc.

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

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
Have you seen Julius Smaltz
Genre
humor
Characters
Herky; Julius Smaltz; Noodles Nelson
Reprints
  • from Herky Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) ?

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

George Clark's Carnival / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Clark
Pencils
George Clark
Inks
George Clark
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're having drip coffee this evening, gentlemen.
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Carnival Sunday (NEA Service, Inc.) 1938.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

Five single panel cartoons.
On inside back cover.

Announcing the New Daisy Lone Scout Carbine (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["He's a five letter man"]
    Hold Everything
  3. 2. ["Wake up, old top, it's morning"]
    The Hurricane Kids
  4. 3. The Deep Sea Fish; Born Thirty Years Too Soon; The Slow Starter; The Crammer
    Worry Wart
  5. 4. ["The most I can do is get them away before the gang arrives"]
    Tex Thorne
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Popular Crossword Puzzles by Our Readers
  7. 6. ["Oh, Mister Hippo"]
    The Comic Zoo
  8. 7. Fireworks
  9. 8. ["The most worthwhile thing in life is culture"]
    Herky
  10. 9. Mr. Wong, Detective
    Mr. Wong
  11. 10. ["Why somebody so stingy with ol' island?"]
    Toby
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tarzan
  13. 12. The Jack Markey Gang [Part 1]
    Gang Busters
  14. 13. ["Billy! Now that I'm a dentist"]
    The Comic Zoo
  15. 14. Winners of the February Contest
  16. 15. ["If one of us would get off"]
    Hold Everything
  17. 16. ["I'd give a chunk of money t'know where and who that Black Rider is"]
    Bronc Peeler
  18. 17. ["Tom! Th' right motor's missin' a beat!"]
    Tailspin Tommy
  19. 18. ["1. What was the name of the man who slept for twenty years?"]
    Popular Comics Quiz Contest
  20. 19. G-Men vs the Living Masks!
    G-Men
  21. 20. ["Sharply nah, mates!"]
    Shark Egan
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Popular Conundrums
  23. 22. No Collateral; Freedom
    School Days Out Our Way
  24. 23. The Dry Wash; The Worry Wart
    Worry Wart
  25. 24. ["The new stamp issued in commemoration of both the World's Fair in New York"]
    Popular Stamp Club
  26. 25. Trigger Smith
    Jack Randall
  27. 26. ["Ben Hur and Arrius, the Roman tribune, whom he has saved from drowning"]
    Ben Hur
  28. 27. ["You're pretty good at gittin' along with th' wimmen, Herk."]
    Herky
  29. 28. ["There! Here's hoping she'll stay put for the remainder of the flight!"]
    The Masked Pilot
  30. 29. ["Have you seen Julius Smaltz"]
    Herky
  31. 30. ["We're having drip coffee this evening, gentlemen."]
    George Clark's Carnival
  32. 31. Announcing the New Daisy Lone Scout Carbine
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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