(May 11, 1957)

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Volume
229
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
164
Indicia Frequency
weekly
On-sale Date
1957
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Curtis Publishing Company
Editing
Ben Hibbs

Issue Notes

According to an editor response in volume 230 #15 (October 12, 1957) about a reprinted cartoon, there was a partial print run that featured, at least, one cartoon not indexed here.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

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)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Pencils
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Inks
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chow Mein, eh! What dynasty?
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 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
It's fragile - so throw it underhand, please.
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Stan Hunt (signed)
Pencils
Stan Hunt (signed)
Inks
Stan Hunt (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's not what I meant by 'get into your evening clothes' and you know it!
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Gene Carr (signed)
Pencils
Gene Carr (signed)
Inks
Gene Carr (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, that's what I call a spring chicken.
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Holfield
Pencils
Holfield
Inks
Holfield
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I know a small out-of-the-way place that ways you eight pounds light.
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Frank O'Neal (signed)
Pencils
Frank O'Neal (signed)
Inks
Frank O'Neal (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There isn't any hot water
Genre
humor; sports
Keywords
baseball

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I understand he throws some pretty big parties.
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Frank Ridgeway (signed)
Pencils
Frank Ridgeway (signed)
Inks
Frank Ridgeway (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nasty slice you've got there.
Genre
humor; sports
Keywords
golf

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Jeffrey J. Monahan (signed as JMonahan)
Pencils
Jeffrey J. Monahan (signed as JMonahan)
Inks
Jeffrey J. Monahan (signed as JMonahan)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When you ask if I favor capital punishment - do you mean for men or women?
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Pencils
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Inks
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I know it's a worthy cause, Charlie, but all my money is tied up in Florence.
Genre
humor
Characters
Florence; Charlie

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)
Pencils
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)
Inks
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prescott has quite an ear for languages.
Genre
humor
Characters
Prescott

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

cartoon / 0.2 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
I, Thomas P. Throckmorton, believing firmly in that old adage, 'There's no fool like an old fool'.......
Genre
humor
Characters
G. Guion

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Paul Peter Porges (signed as Porges)
Pencils
Paul Peter Porges (signed as Porges)
Inks
Paul Peter Porges (signed as Porges)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now then... where does the hurt chest you?
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We are now on a pay-as-you-went basis.
Genre
humor

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

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Syverson (signed as Syverson); ?
Pencils
Henry Syverson (signed as Syverson); ?
Inks
Henry Syverson (signed as Syverson); ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Termites?... Call Terminex
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A man tries to nail a sign on a door.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Reg Hider (signed)
Pencils
Reg Hider (signed)
Inks
Reg Hider (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm beginning to see why this is known as a tough course.
Genre
humor; sports
Keywords
golf

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Bill Polvogt (signed as Polvogt)
Pencils
Bill Polvogt (signed as Polvogt)
Inks
Bill Polvogt (signed as Polvogt)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She'd have been married years ago if she wasn't so darn particular.
Genre
humor

[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)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy birthday.
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Vahan Shirvanian (signed as Shirvanian)
Pencils
Vahan Shirvanian (signed as Shirvanian)
Inks
Vahan Shirvanian (signed as Shirvanian)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm washing a worm.
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Herb Williams (signed)
Pencils
Herb Williams (signed)
Inks
Herb Williams (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grace, remember the carriage and high chair we gave you last September?...
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Jeff Keate (signed)
Pencils
Jeff Keate (signed)
Inks
Jeff Keate (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just recite the poem, Mercedes... don't ham it up.
Genre
humor
Characters
Mercedes

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

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
It's my new lifetime pencil.
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Stan Hunt (signed)
Pencils
Stan Hunt (signed)
Inks
Stan Hunt (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come now, where's that infectious little smile?
Genre
humor

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Bob Schroeter (signed)
Pencils
Bob Schroeter (signed)
Inks
Bob Schroeter (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, if that's all you care to spend, I suggest you see a few foreign movies and let it go at that.
Genre
humor

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

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
Isn't it time you put up the screens, dear?
Genre
humor

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

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
Think of it this way - where would you be if you were a belt?
Genre
humor
Characters
Hazel
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 1. ["Chow Mein, eh! What dynasty?"]
  2. 2. ["It's fragile - so throw it underhand, please."]
  3. 3. ["That's not what I meant by 'get into your evening clothes' and you know it!"]
  4. 4. ["Now, that's what I call a spring chicken."]
  5. 5. ["I know a small out-of-the-way place that ways you eight pounds light."]
  6. 6. ["There isn't any hot water"]
  7. 7. ["I understand he throws some pretty big parties."]
  8. 8. ["Nasty slice you've got there."]
  9. 9. ["When you ask if I favor capital punishment - do you mean for men or women?"]
  10. 10. ["I know it's a worthy cause, Charlie, but all my money is tied up in Florence."]
  11. 11. ["Prescott has quite an ear for languages."]
  12. 12. ["I, Thomas P. Throckmorton, believing firmly in that old adage, 'There's no fool like an old fool'......."]
  13. 13. ["Now then... where does the hurt chest you?"]
  14. 14. ["We are now on a pay-as-you-went basis."]
  15. 15. ["Termites?... Call Terminex"]
  16. 16. ["I'm beginning to see why this is known as a tough course."]
  17. 17. ["She'd have been married years ago if she wasn't so darn particular."]
  18. 18. ["Happy birthday."]
  19. 19. ["I'm washing a worm."]
  20. 20. ["Grace, remember the carriage and high chair we gave you last September?..."]
  21. 21. ["Just recite the poem, Mercedes... don't ham it up."]
  22. 22. ["It's my new lifetime pencil."]
  23. 23. ["Come now, where's that infectious little smile?"]
  24. 24. ["Well, if that's all you care to spend, I suggest you see a few foreign movies and let it go at that."]
  25. 25. ["Isn't it time you put up the screens, dear?"]
  26. 26. ["Think of it this way - where would you be if you were a belt?"]
    Hazel
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