(April 1945)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
A Dell Magazine
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1945 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Smokey Stover; Smilin' Jack; Gang Busters; Terry and the Pirates / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Holman; ?
Inks
Bill Holman; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor; aviation; crime
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Spooky (a cat); Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Terry Lee; Pat Ryan

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

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

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw shoot, Chief
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Private Coker Nutt; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copyright, 1942, by The Chicago Tribune"
On inside front cover in black, white and red.

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

Smilin' Jack / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Zack Mosley
Pencils
Boody Rogers
Inks
Zack Mosley; Boody Rogers (art assistant)
Colors
?
Letters
Boody Rogers

Job Number
P.C. 110-454
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Full-featherin' props!
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Smilin' Jack [Jack Martin]; Downwind Jaxon; Fat Stuff; Joy Martin; More Stuff; Skinnyatlas; Sutton; Young Stuff
Synopsis
Over Jack's objections, Joy takes off on her non-stop flight to Rio de Janeiro. After she passes Cuba she gets caught in a tropical storm.
Reprints
Keywords
Baby Bullet; tropical storm

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1941, by News Syndicate Co. Inc."

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

Terry and the Pirates / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Milton Caniff (credited)
Pencils
Milton Caniff (credited)
Inks
Milton Caniff (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fishermen have sent a second boat
Genre
adventure
Characters
Terry Lee; Dragon Lady; Dude Hennick; Hu Shee; Pat Ryan; Raven Sherman
Reprints
  • from Terry and the Pirates daily (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1940.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copyright, 1940, by News Syndicate Co., Inc."

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

Polly and Her Pals / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Sterrett (credited)
Pencils
Cliff Sterrett (credited)
Inks
Cliff Sterrett (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw, must I go?
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Polly Perkins; Sam Perkins [Paw]; Susie Perkins [Maw]; Kitty (a cat); Rod
Reprints
  • from Polly and Her Pals Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

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

Dr. Bobbs / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Elliot Caplin
Pencils
Jim McArdle [as Jay McArdle] (signed)
Inks
Jim McArdle [as Jay McArdle] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hands off, you slimy traitor!
Genre
medical
Characters
Dr. Stephen Bobbs [also as Paul Dienst]; Blake Gilbert; Captain Jan Stanczyk; Diana Royale; Major Deming; Slapsy McGonigle; Dr. Adolphus Frong (villain); Karl (villain); Emil (villain); Professor John Natchez (villain); Eric [also as Dr. Stephen Bobbs] (villain)
Reprints
  • from Dr. Bobbs daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx
Keywords
Camp Paulsburg; Carrie B. Wigglesworth Hospital

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features, Inc."
First use of Jan the miner's last name.

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

The Flop Family / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Swanson
Inks
George Swanson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're late, Philander
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Philander Flop; Helen Flop; Willie Flop; Mr. Smith; Mrs. Smith; Mr. Van Ritz; Mrs. Van Ritz
Reprints
  • from The Flop Family Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1944.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1944, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

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

Felix the Cat / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pat Sullivan] (credited)
Pencils
Otto Messmer ?
Inks
Otto Messmer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you got in - you black moocher
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Felix the Cat; Danny; Zero the Pup
Reprints
  • from Felix the Cat daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1932.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1932, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

Key to the Universe (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
math & science
Characters
Ken Morton; Pete Gorin; Dr. Land

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1945 by R. S. Callender."

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

Gang Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's twice the number
Genre
crime
Characters
Sgt. Fleury; Baine; Willis; Mr. Burris; Mr. Jones; Sam Selwin (villain); Kinnery (death; villain); Wolf Maddox (villain); Mugs (villain)

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1945 by Phillips H. Lord, Inc."

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

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

Script
Bill Holman (credited)
Pencils
Bill Holman (credited)
Inks
Bill Holman (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Holy hydrants, Chief
Genre
humor
Characters
Smokey Stover; Chief Cash U. Nutt; Doc; Spooky (a cat)
Reprints
  • from Smokey Stover Sunday (News Syndicate Co., Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, by News Syndicate Co. Inc."

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

Gasoline Alley / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Frank King [as F. King] (credited)
Pencils
Frank King [as F. King] (credited)
Inks
Frank King [as F. King] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! New swing.
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Skeezix Wallet; Nina Clock; Corky Wallet; Lola; Gootch; Tops
Reprints
  • from Gasoline Alley daily (Chicago Tribune Syndicate) 1938.09.28 - 1938.10.07

Indexer Notes

Starts with the last panel of the 9-28 strip and omits the second panel of the 10-7 strip.
"Copr. 1938, by Chicago Tribune-N.Y. News Syndicate, Inc."

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

Etta Kett / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm sorry...Etta went sailing
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Etta Kett; Mrs. Kett; Pete; Bidge
Reprints
  • from Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1942.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1942, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

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

Toots and Casper / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Jimmy Murphy (credited)
Pencils
Jimmy Murphy (credited)
Inks
Jimmy Murphy (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Casper, I'd love to meet the fearless Uncle Jake.
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Toots Hawkins; Casper Hawkins; Buttercup Hawkins; Colonel Hoofer; Peachey Warbler; Uncle Jake
Reprints
  • from Toots and Casper daily (King Features Syndicate, Inc.) 1943.xx.xx

Indexer Notes

"Copr. 1943, King Features Syndicate, Inc."

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New Funnies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Smokey Stover; Smilin' Jack; Gang Busters; Terry and the Pirates
  2. 1. ["Aw shoot, Chief"]
    Smokey Stover
  3. 2. ["Full-featherin' props!"]
    Smilin' Jack
  4. 3. ["The fishermen have sent a second boat"]
    Terry and the Pirates
  5. 4. ["Aw, must I go?"]
    Polly and Her Pals
  6. 5. ["Hands off, you slimy traitor!"]
    Dr. Bobbs
  7. 6. ["You're late, Philander"]
    The Flop Family
  8. 7. ["So you got in - you black moocher"]
    Felix the Cat
  9. 8. Key to the Universe
  10. 9. ["Here's twice the number"]
    Gang Busters
  11. 10. ["Holy hydrants, Chief"]
    Smokey Stover
  12. 11. ["Look! New swing."]
    Gasoline Alley
  13. 12. ["I'm sorry...Etta went sailing"]
    Etta Kett
  14. 13. ["Casper, I'd love to meet the fearless Uncle Jake."]
    Toots and Casper
  15. 14. [New Funnies Subscription]
    New Funnies
  16. 15. This Easter Give a Subscription to New Funnies
    New Funnies
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