(September 15 1956)

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Volume
229
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
136
Indicia Frequency
weekly
On-sale Date
1956
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Curtis Publishing Company
Editing
Ben Hibbs

The individual issues of this series are each less than 50% comics. Only comics sequences are indexed and cover scans are accepted only if the issue has 10% indexed comics content.

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

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Thornton Robyn Utz
Pencils
Thornton Robyn Utz (painting)
Inks
Thornton Robyn Utz (painting)
Colors
Thornton Robyn Utz (painting)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A young man on a nearly deserted train picks a seat next to a young woman.

Indexer Notes

Also the cover.

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

cartoon / 0.084 page (report information)

Script
Edwin Lepper (signed as Lepper)
Pencils
Edwin Lepper (signed as Lepper)
Inks
Edwin Lepper (signed as Lepper)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a living.
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Accompanies a letter in the letter column.

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

cartoon / 0.084 page (report information)

Script
Chon Day (signed)
Pencils
Chon Day (signed)
Inks
Chon Day (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My lawyer bribed three witnesses, but they didn't show up at the trial. That's justice for you!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Accompanies a letter in the letter column.

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

Guess Who / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bill Harrison (credited)
Pencils
Bill Harrison (credited)
Inks
Bill Harrison (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...won't get her picture taken
Genre
humor
Keywords
beach; swimsuits

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Perry Barlow (signed as P Barlow)
Pencils
Perry Barlow (signed as P Barlow)
Inks
Perry Barlow (signed as P Barlow)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're playing Guy Lombardo! The wheel has come full circle!
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lamb
Pencils
Clyde Lamb
Inks
Clyde Lamb
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
George is pretty disgusted - he hasn't picked a winner in a month!
Genre
humor; sports
Keywords
horse racing

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

cartoon / 0.165 page (report information)

Script
Joe Zeis (signed as Zeis)
Pencils
Joe Zeis (signed as Zeis)
Inks
Joe Zeis (signed as Zeis)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ellsworth has been resorting to stimulants.
Genre
humor
Characters
Ellsworth

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

cartoon / 0.165 page (report information)

Script
Robert Barnes (signed as Bob Barnes)
Pencils
Robert Barnes (signed as Bob Barnes)
Inks
Robert Barnes (signed as Bob Barnes)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You ought to see the size of the martinis they serve in there.
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Joseph Farris (J G Farris)
Pencils
Joseph Farris (J G Farris)
Inks
Joseph Farris (J G Farris)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He adores her.
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Perry Barlow (signed as P Barlow)
Pencils
Perry Barlow (signed as P Barlow)
Inks
Perry Barlow (signed as P Barlow)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, who owns that blue convertible out front?
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Ted Key (signed)
Pencils
Ted Key (signed)
Inks
Ted Key (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now supposing - and you'll know what I mean - you have to expand....
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Jack Tippit (signed)
Pencils
Jack Tippit (signed)
Inks
Jack Tippit (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Miss Barnes... I'll bet you can't guess what that Simpkins kid has!
Genre
humor
Characters
Miss Barnes

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Corka (signed)
Pencils
Corka (signed)
Inks
Corka (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't exactly understand what you do as an electronics engineer. Could you explain it in dollars and cents?
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
humor
Synopsis
A mother St. Bernard is feeding her pups, but one is drinking from the cask.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Rea Irvin (signed as Rea)
Pencils
Rea Irvin (signed as Rea)
Inks
Rea Irvin (signed as Rea)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Am I home?
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
William F. Brown (signed as WFBrown)
Pencils
William F. Brown (signed as WFBrown)
Inks
William F. Brown (signed as WFBrown)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Harold isn't too busy during the winter.
Genre
humor
Characters
Harold

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lyons (signed as Lyons)
Pencils
Harry Lyons (signed as Lyons)
Inks
Harry Lyons (signed as Lyons)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You need this for a 179.
Genre
humor; sports
Keywords
golf

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Joe Zeis (signed as Zeis)
Pencils
Joe Zeis (signed as Zeis)
Inks
Joe Zeis (signed as Zeis)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're simplifying our lives.
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Tom Henderson (signed)
Pencils
Tom Henderson (signed)
Inks
Tom Henderson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A couple of real hustlers, those two.
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Dave Hirsch (signed)
Pencils
Dave Hirsch (signed)
Inks
Dave Hirsch (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Beeler! Mr. Beeler! You're talking to yourself.
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Elmer Atkins
Pencils
Elmer Atkins
Inks
Elmer Atkins
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll say this for Dorothy, she's very handy around the house.
Genre
humor
Characters
Dorothy

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

comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wet paint
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Robert Day (signed as Robt Day)
Pencils
Robert Day (signed as Robt Day)
Inks
Robert Day (signed as Robt Day)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now right here I begin to lose the gist of it.
Genre
humor; sports
Keywords
baseball

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Reamer Keller (signed)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That one is for false alarms.
Genre
humor

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

Hazel / cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Ted Key (signed)
Pencils
Ted Key (signed)
Inks
Ted Key (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
...pound of butter and a dozen eggs and a head of lettuce and...
Genre
humor
Characters
Hazel

Sgt. Bilko Goes Back to School (Table of Contents: 26)

Sgt. Bilko / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Ernest G. Bilko (photo of Phil Silvers); John T. Hall (photo of Paul Ford); Duane Doberman (photo of Maurice Gosfield); Miss Roslyn; Miss Cragshaw
Synopsis
Sgt. Bilko takes the men to night school only to learn the pretty teacher has been transferred.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form for Camel cigarettes.

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. [no title indexed]
  2. 2. ["It's a living."]
  3. 3. ["My lawyer bribed three witnesses, but they didn't show up at the trial. That's justice for you!"]
  4. 4. ["...won't get her picture taken"]
    Guess Who
  5. 5. ["They're playing Guy Lombardo! The wheel has come full circle!"]
  6. 6. ["George is pretty disgusted - he hasn't picked a winner in a month!"]
  7. 7. ["Ellsworth has been resorting to stimulants."]
  8. 8. ["You ought to see the size of the martinis they serve in there."]
  9. 9. ["He adores her."]
  10. 10. ["Okay, who owns that blue convertible out front?"]
  11. 11. ["Now supposing - and you'll know what I mean - you have to expand...."]
  12. 12. ["Oh, Miss Barnes... I'll bet you can't guess what that Simpkins kid has!"]
  13. 13. ["I don't exactly understand what you do as an electronics engineer. Could you explain it in dollars and cents?"]
  14. 14. [no title indexed]
  15. 15. ["Am I home?"]
  16. 16. ["Harold isn't too busy during the winter."]
  17. 17. ["You need this for a 179."]
  18. 18. ["We're simplifying our lives."]
  19. 19. ["A couple of real hustlers, those two."]
  20. 20. ["Mr. Beeler! Mr. Beeler! You're talking to yourself."]
  21. 21. ["I'll say this for Dorothy, she's very handy around the house."]
  22. 22. ["Wet paint"]
  23. 23. ["Now right here I begin to lose the gist of it."]
  24. 24. ["That one is for false alarms."]
  25. 25. ["...pound of butter and a dozen eggs and a head of lettuce and..."]
    Hazel
  26. 26. Sgt. Bilko Goes Back to School
    Sgt. Bilko
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