(July-August 1937)

Chesler / Dynamic, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Chesler Publications, Inc.
Editing
Harry "A" Chesler (Editor & Publisher); George Nagle (Managing Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
8 3/8" x 11 3/8"
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

STAR COMICS is published monthly by CHESLER PUBLICATIONS, INC., 420 De Soto Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. Editorial and Executive Offices, 276 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. Entered as second class matter March 1, 1937 at post office, St. Louis, Mo., under act of March 3rd, 1879 Subscription price, 12 issues in the United States and its possessions, and Canada, $1.00. Foreign countries, $2.00. Single copies, 10 cents.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Nemo in Slumberland; Impy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay Jr.] (signed)
Inks
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay Jr.] (signed)
Colors
Bob McCay ?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Little Nemo; Impy

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

Belly Laughs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And remember on the glorious Fourth of July...
Genre
children

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

Shinanigans / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan
Pencils
Dick Ryan
Inks
Dick Ryan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a nice neck for a sky rocket runway.
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints

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

Little Nemo in Slumberland / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay, Jr.]
Pencils
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay, Jr.]
Inks
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay, Jr.]
Colors
Bob McCay
Letters
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay, Jr.]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I love to lie abed and dream.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Nemo; Flip; Doctor Pill; Princess of Slumberland
Synopsis
While going to bed, Nemo thinks of his Slumberland friends.

Indexer Notes

Previously attributed to Winsor McCay, but does not come from his Little Nemo strips - further, the Princess' face does not follow his style, but rather that of his son's - Winsor McCay, Jr.

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

Riggin Bill / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You --
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Riggin' Bill

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

I'm the Guy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Com'on! Shake a leg!
Genre
humor

[Hit Me in the Eye] (Table of Contents: 6)

Impy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay] (signed)
Pencils
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay] (signed)
Inks
Bob McCay [as Winsor McCay] (signed)
Colors
Bob McCay ?
Letters
Bob McCay

Genre
humor
Characters
Impy

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

Jungle Town Show Boat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan
Pencils
Dick Ryan
Inks
Dick Ryan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No waitin', no delay, show starts right away!
Genre
adventure

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

Foxy Grandpa / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Biro
Pencils
Charles Biro
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't tell Grandpa we have these invitations...
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Foxy Grandpa
Reprints
Keywords
baseball

On Sit-Down Strike (Table of Contents: 9)

Jack Potts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jack Potts

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

Bows an' Arrows / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan (signed)
Pencils
Dick Ryan (signed)
Inks
Dick Ryan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And tonight we have Dolly Elephant...

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

King Kole's Kourt / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Through the kingdom Old King Kole was hustling...
Genre
children
Characters
King Kole

[Sleepwalking] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Prince

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

Professor McScrewy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
W. C. Brigham
Pencils
W. C. Brigham
Inks
W. C. Brigham
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where was Moses when the light went out, Professor?
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor McScrewy

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

Gooby-Land / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Nagle
Pencils
Charles Biro
Inks
Charles Biro
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young Mickey Gooby's Pa and Ma said camping he could go...
Genre
children

The Burning Glass (Table of Contents: 15)

Round Table Adventures / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical

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

Topsy Turvy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spying a house on the side of the road...
Genre
humor

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

Third Class Male / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are you here? Say I thought I fired you?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Court of Inhuman Relations / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan
Pencils
Dick Ryan
Inks
Dick Ryan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And just what is the trouble?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Penny Aunty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Lindermayer [as Linder Mayr] (signed)
Inks
John Lindermayer [as Linder Mayr] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How in the world did you get there Penny Aunty?
Genre
humor
Characters
Penny Aunty

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

Lil Arthur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy that was a swell picture!
Reprints

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

Ima Sphinx / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Benvenuto
Pencils
Benvenuto
Inks
Benvenuto
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy, can my car step!
Genre
humor
Characters
Ima Sphinx

Human Document (Table of Contents: 22)

text story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (illustrations)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Dan Hastings / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks
Fred Guardineer (signed) ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look in the visor plate, Dr. Carter
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lt. Dan Hastings; Dr. Carter; Gloria; Bob; Lord Hugh Withering; Hanz Raskow (villain)
Synopsis
Dan, Dr. Carter. Gloria and Bob take advantage of their enemies' distraction to escape to hide in a secluded cabin in the Canadian woodlands. Dan goes to the Canadian ministry of war to secure reinforcements, while Dr. Carter studies the enemy's ray gun.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis, characters and credits added by Henry Andrews (2009-04-16).

David Copperfield (Table of Contents: 24)

Sketches from Dickens / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Inks
Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Bib and Tucker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Romer (signed)
Pencils
Jack Romer (signed)
Inks
Jack Romer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Huh, those children again!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bib; Tucker

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

Ad-Ventures at the Circus / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now came the act they all enjoyed...
Genre
adventure; children

Indexer Notes

Uses same characters as Curtiss Candy ads, but Curtiss products never mentioned.

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

Cheerio Minstrels / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just hear that steamboat whistle blow...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Officer Clancy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I say stop! Stop!
Genre
humor
Characters
Officer Clancy

Forgets to Remember (Table of Contents: 29)

Pokey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan
Pencils
Dick Ryan
Inks
Dick Ryan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pokey

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

Jingle Jingle / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The teacher said to Johnny Jones...

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

Joe Dokes / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you give gas here?
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Dokes

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

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By gum! This will never do.
Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur

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

Joe McGee / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Com'on up Joe, I think I smell gas.
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe McGee

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

Tell Me? Mr. Wise Guy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did you ever at the beaches hear a beauty say...

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

Animal Crackers / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan
Pencils
Dick Ryan
Inks
Dick Ryan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I brought a rattle for for the baby

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

Brain Teasers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What book does this represent?

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

When Father Was a Boy / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who's singing bass all of a sudden?
Genre
humor

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

Voice of the People / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear sir, I sent four pairs of socks...

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

When Mother Was a Girl / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think we better have our picnic someplace else!
Genre
humor

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

Bug-Ville / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ryan [as Uncle Dick] (signed)
Pencils
Dick Ryan [as Uncle Dick] (signed)
Inks
Dick Ryan [as Uncle Dick] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That gang of swamp cromers kept th'whole village awake.
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Little Nemo in Slumberland; Impy
  2. 1. ["And remember on the glorious Fourth of July..."]
    Belly Laughs
  3. 2. ["What a nice neck for a sky rocket runway."]
    Shinanigans
  4. 3. ["I love to lie abed and dream."]
    Little Nemo in Slumberland
  5. 4. ["You --"]
    Riggin Bill
  6. 5. ["Com'on! Shake a leg!"]
    I'm the Guy
  7. 6. [Hit Me in the Eye]
    Impy
  8. 7. ["No waitin', no delay, show starts right away!"]
    Jungle Town Show Boat
  9. 8. ["Don't tell Grandpa we have these invitations..."]
    Foxy Grandpa
  10. 9. On Sit-Down Strike
    Jack Potts
  11. 10. ["And tonight we have Dolly Elephant..."]
    Bows an' Arrows
  12. 11. ["Through the kingdom Old King Kole was hustling..."]
    King Kole's Kourt
  13. 12. [Sleepwalking]
    The Prince
  14. 13. ["Where was Moses when the light went out, Professor?"]
    Professor McScrewy
  15. 14. ["Young Mickey Gooby's Pa and Ma said camping he could go..."]
    Gooby-Land
  16. 15. The Burning Glass
    Round Table Adventures
  17. 16. ["Spying a house on the side of the road..."]
    Topsy Turvy
  18. 17. ["Are you here? Say I thought I fired you?"]
    Third Class Male
  19. 18. ["And just what is the trouble?"]
    Court of Inhuman Relations
  20. 19. ["How in the world did you get there Penny Aunty?"]
    Penny Aunty
  21. 20. ["Boy that was a swell picture!"]
    Lil Arthur
  22. 21. ["Oh, boy, can my car step!"]
    Ima Sphinx
  23. 22. Human Document
  24. 23. ["Look in the visor plate, Dr. Carter"]
    Dan Hastings
  25. 24. David Copperfield
    Sketches from Dickens
  26. 25. ["Huh, those children again!"]
    Bib and Tucker
  27. 26. ["Now came the act they all enjoyed..."]
    Ad-Ventures at the Circus
  28. 27. ["Just hear that steamboat whistle blow..."]
    Cheerio Minstrels
  29. 28. ["I say stop! Stop!"]
    Officer Clancy
  30. 29. Forgets to Remember
    Pokey
  31. 30. ["The teacher said to Johnny Jones..."]
    Jingle Jingle
  32. 31. ["Do you give gas here?"]
    Joe Dokes
  33. 32. ["By gum! This will never do."]
    Wilbur
  34. 33. ["Com'on up Joe, I think I smell gas."]
    Joe McGee
  35. 34. ["Did you ever at the beaches hear a beauty say..."]
    Tell Me? Mr. Wise Guy
  36. 35. ["I brought a rattle for for the baby"]
    Animal Crackers
  37. 36. ["What book does this represent?"]
    Brain Teasers
  38. 37. ["Who's singing bass all of a sudden?"]
    When Father Was a Boy
  39. 38. ["Dear sir, I sent four pairs of socks..."]
    Voice of the People
  40. 39. ["I think we better have our picnic someplace else!"]
    When Mother Was a Girl
  41. 40. ["That gang of swamp cromers kept th'whole village awake."]
    Bug-Ville
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