More Fun Comics #v3#1 (25)
(October 1937)

DC, 1936 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1937
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Nicholson Publishing Co. Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor and publisher); Vin Sullivan (associate editor); Whitney Ellsworth (associate editor)

Issue Notes

The indicia has "VOL. 3 No. 1", but the cover has "No. 25".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; sports
Synopsis
Football player carrying kid under his arm.
Keywords
football

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as The Editors]
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[The Brain, Part 6] (Table of Contents: 2)

Sandra of the Secret Service / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Pencils
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Inks
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sandra and Michael were thrown into prison...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandra; Michael; The Brain (Dies)
Synopsis
Sandra and Michael are rescued by a U.S. patrol boat.

Indexer Notes

conclusion

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

Doctor Occult / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (credited as Leger)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (credited as Reuths)
Inks
Joe Shuster (credited as Reuths)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A telephoned warning frightens Richard Manners...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Doctor Occult; Richard Manners (dies); Captain Ellsworth
Synopsis
Manners is shrunken to doll size by an embittered scientist.

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

Sam the Porter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
De trubble wif you is you bin on a sit-down strike ever since you wuz born!
Genre
humor
Characters
Sam the Porter

Daffies (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan
Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Dopies (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan
Pencils
Vin Sullivan
Inks
Vin Sullivan
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Hohner Harmonicas / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[The Smugglers, Part 7] (Table of Contents: 8)

Wing Brady / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited) (signed as TH)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited) (signed as TH)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wing's terrific clout landed flush...
Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Wing Brady; Abdul-Crim; Morros
Synopsis
With Morros's help, Wing captures Abdul-Crim.

Indexer Notes

Keith Chandler : Hickey was previously credited as scripter, but according to the Who's Who only supplied pencils and inks on all his features for D.C. during this period.

Peter the Hermit -- "Apostle of the First Crusade" (Table of Contents: 9)

The Magic Crystal of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Homer Fleming (credited as H. Fleming)
Inks
Homer Fleming (credited as H. Fleming)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Bobby and Binks look into the magic crystal...
Genre
non-fiction; adventure; historical
Characters
Bobby; Binks; Peter the Hermit

Indexer Notes

Keith Chandler : Fleming was previously credited as scripter, but according to the Who's Who only supplied pencils and inks.

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

Spike Spalding / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The threats and cries of the angry crowd...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Sailor; Spike Spaulding; Count Alex; Ruppo; Pincus; King Philip; Margie
Synopsis
Spike appears as the King and unnerves Ruppo.

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

Fun Club / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Episode 24] (Table of Contents: 12)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; adventure
Characters
Gerald of Ivanhoe; Athlestane; King Richard the Lionheart

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Sir Walter Scott novel

Printed in black and red.

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

Hanko the Cowhand / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel (credited as Fless)
Inks
Creig Flessel (credited as Fless)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She's yours, Hanko...
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Hanko; Daisy
Synopsis
Hanko trades in his horse for an auto.

Indexer Notes

Keith Chandler : Flessel was previously credited as scripter, but according to the Who's Who only supplied pencils and inks.

[Fang Gow of China, Part 25] (Table of Contents: 14)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Inks
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Barry O'Neill; Fang Gow; Jean Le Grand
Synopsis
Fang Gow is ready to cut off Jean's Finger when Barry pulls the trigger.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script was previously credited to O'Mealia.

[Part 13] (Table of Contents: 15)

Pirate Gold / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sven Elven (credited as Sven Elvén)
Inks
Sven Elven (credited as Sven Elvén)
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Jeff Roberts; Captain Dennis; Tsang Li
Synopsis
Captain Dennis and Jeff are accosted by Chinese pirates.

Indexer Notes

Keith Chandler : Elven was previously credited as scripter, but according to the Who's Who only supplied pencils and inks.

[People of the Red Planet, Part 11] (Table of Contents: 16)

Mark Marson of the Inter-Planetary Police / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Hickey (credited) (signed as TH)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited) (signed as TH)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Mark, I don't think this fellow will cause us anymore trouble.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mark Marson; Monty; Gail Hillary; Prof. Hillary
Synopsis
Mark rescues Prof. Hillary and blows up the Red People's stronghold.

Indexer Notes

Conclusion.

Printed in black and red only.

Keith Chandler : Hickey was previously credited as scripter, but according to the Who's Who only supplied pencils and inks on all his features for D.C. during this period.

[At the County Fair, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 17)

The Bradley Boys / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An' - Over here we have the Tumble Twins...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Tom Bradley; Jack Bradley; Nita Noble
Synopsis
The boys fight over Nita, but she has other plans.

Indexer Notes

Keith Chandler : Flessel was previously credited as scripter, but according to the Who's Who only supplied pencils and inks.

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

Jest Jokes / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's my own idea...
Genre
humor

[Episode 15] (Table of Contents: 19)

The Three Musketeers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Sven Elven (credited)
Inks
Sven Elven (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
D'Artagnan is amazed...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
D'Artagnan; Madame Bonancieux; Athos; Planchet
Synopsis
Athos is arrested, mistaken for D'Artagnan.

Indexer Notes

adapted from the Alexandre Dumas novel

[Island Adventure, Part 15] (Table of Contents: 20)

Woozy Watts / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At times I get fed up here!
Genre
humor
Characters
Woozy Watts; the woman in red
Synopsis
Woozy finds a chest with a message in it.

Indexer Notes

Printed in black and red.

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

Just Suppose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Inks
A. D. Kiefer (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just suppose that Tom Paine had not written the pamphlet 'The Crisis'...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Tom Paine

Indexer Notes

last episode

[Alaskan Adventure, Part 11] (Table of Contents: 22)

Bob Merritt / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Inks
Leo O'Mealia (credited as Leo E. O'Mealia)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, boys - That's Bob Merritt's rocket!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Bob Merritt; Dicky Saunders
Synopsis
Bob escapes from the Asiatics but Dicky is underground trying to stop Monk Morton's planted bombs from going off.
Reprints

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

Pep Morgan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Creig Flessel (credited as Fless)
Inks
Creig Flessel (credited as Fless)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An-wot's more! I'm the quarterback - I'm running this team!
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Pep Morgan; Shorty

Indexer Notes

Keith Chandler : Flessel was previously credited as scripter, but according to the Who's Who only supplied pencils and inks.

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

Brad Hardy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Hickey (signed)
Pencils
Tom Hickey (signed)
Inks
Tom Hickey (credited) (signed as TH)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having just defeated Lord Zion in a battle of brawn...
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Brad Hardy; Queen Claudia; Kardos
Synopsis
Brad becomes king of the sub-sea world.

Indexer Notes

Printed in black and red.

Keith Chandler : Hickey was previously credited as scripter, but according to the Who's Who only supplied pencils and inks on all his features for D.C. during this period.

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

Talk About Talkies / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mary Partrick
Pencils
Creig Flessel
Inks
Creig Flessel
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Bing Crosby
Keywords
movie reviews

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

Off the Set / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gill Fox (signed)
Pencils
Gill Fox (signed)
Inks
Gill Fox (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some make me blush Chinese red...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Paul Muni; Preston Foster; Victor McLaglen; John Ford
Keywords
celebrity

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

Marty McCann Champion of the Navy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin (credited, signed)
Pencils
Ed Cronin (credited, signed)
Inks
Ed Cronin (credited, signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, it seems funny t'be out of the navy and away from the old bunch...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Marty McCann; Pete Marko; Gorilla Greene (introduction)

[The Marijuana Racket, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 28)

Johnnie Law / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Pencils
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Inks
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Johnnie is back at the rooming house...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Johnnie Law; Tim; Officer Murphy
Synopsis
Marijuana victims murder people to support their habit.

[Linda and the Lumberjacks, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 29)

Little Linda / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils
Whitney Ellsworth
Inks
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are yuh gonna do about the kid...
Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Linda; Lars Larsen
Synopsis
The men of the lumber camp petition to allow Linda to stay.

[The Dick Riley Case, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 30)

Jack Woods / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Pencils
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Inks
Bill Ely (signed as Will Ely)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack just happens to enter the town of Red River...
Genre
western-frontier; detective-mystery
Characters
Jack Woods; the sheriff; Dick Riley
Synopsis
Jack and the Sherrif pursue Dick as he tries to escape on an outgoing freight.

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

Radio Squad / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (credited as Jerome Siegel)
Pencils
Joe Shuster (credited)
Inks
Joe Shuster (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, look! A package just fell off the back of that truck!
Genre
detective-mystery; crime
Characters
Sandy Kean; Larry
Synopsis
Sandy and Larry pull over a truck that's acting suspiciously.

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

Just for Fun / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Pencils
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Inks
Russell Cole (credited as Alger)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There goes Jones, the sprinter!!
Genre
humor
Characters
Farthingdale; Joe

Heigh Yo, Silver! (Table of Contents: 33) (Expand) /

The Lone Ranger / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Johnson Smith & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [The Brain, Part 6]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  4. 3. ["A telephoned warning frightens Richard Manners..."]
    Doctor Occult
  5. 4. ["De trubble wif you is you bin on a sit-down strike ever since you wuz born!"]
    Sam the Porter
  6. 5. Daffies
  7. 6. Dopies
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Hohner Harmonicas
  9. 8. [The Smugglers, Part 7]
    Wing Brady
  10. 9. Peter the Hermit -- "Apostle of the First Crusade"
    The Magic Crystal of History
  11. 10. ["The threats and cries of the angry crowd..."]
    Spike Spalding
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fun Club
  13. 12. [Episode 24]
    Ivanhoe
  14. 13. ["She's yours, Hanko..."]
    Hanko the Cowhand
  15. 14. [Fang Gow of China, Part 25]
    Barry O'Neill
  16. 15. [Part 13]
    Pirate Gold
  17. 16. [People of the Red Planet, Part 11]
    Mark Marson of the Inter-Planetary Police
  18. 17. [At the County Fair, Part 3]
    The Bradley Boys
  19. 18. ["It's my own idea..."]
    Jest Jokes
  20. 19. [Episode 15]
    The Three Musketeers
  21. 20. [Island Adventure, Part 15]
    Woozy Watts
  22. 21. ["Just suppose that Tom Paine had not written the pamphlet 'The Crisis'..."]
    Just Suppose
  23. 22. [Alaskan Adventure, Part 11]
    Bob Merritt
  24. 23. ["An-wot's more! I'm the quarterback - I'm running this team!"]
    Pep Morgan
  25. 24. ["Having just defeated Lord Zion in a battle of brawn..."]
    Brad Hardy
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Talk About Talkies
  27. 26. ["Some make me blush Chinese red..."]
    Off the Set
  28. 27. ["Gee, it seems funny t'be out of the navy and away from the old bunch..."]
    Marty McCann Champion of the Navy
  29. 28. [The Marijuana Racket, Part 1]
    Johnnie Law
  30. 29. [Linda and the Lumberjacks, Part 2]
    Little Linda
  31. 30. [The Dick Riley Case, Part 2]
    Jack Woods
  32. 31. ["Say, look! A package just fell off the back of that truck!"]
    Radio Squad
  33. 32. ["There goes Jones, the sprinter!!"]
    Just for Fun
  34. 33. Heigh Yo, Silver!
    The Lone Ranger
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Johnson Smith & Co.
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Keith Chandler
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lindsey Naumann
  • Allen Ross
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Adam Spector
  • Jim Stangas
  • Richard Thomson
  • Jim Van Dore