(October 1937)

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Volume
9
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Comic Favorites, Inc.
Editing
John Devlin (editor)

Issue Notes

Indicia details:
FEATURE FUNNIES, October, 1937, VOL. 9, No. 1. Published monthly by Comic Favorites, Inc., 1213 W. 3rd St., Cleveland, Ohio. Editorial Office, 369 Lexington Avenue, New York, N. Y. Yearly subscription, $1.20, plus 30 cents for mailing, total $1.50. Single copies 10 cents. Entered as second class matter at the Post Office at Cleveland, Ohio, under the act of March 3, 1879. Advertising Representative, William J. Delaney, Inc., 420 Lexington Avenue, New York, N. Y. Western Representative, T. W. Farrell, 64 E. Lake Street, Chicago, Ill.

Four pages missing from the center of the indexed copy, so not all features are accounted for.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Joe Palooka / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rube Goldberg
Inks
Rube Goldberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will you go to a neutral corner?
Genre
sports

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

Joe Palooka / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ham Fisher (signed as Fisher)
Pencils
Ham Fisher (signed as Fisher)
Inks
Ham Fisher (signed as Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'd ruther fight Dempsey than have a tooth pulled
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Joe Palooka
Reprints
  • from Joe Palooka Sunday (McNaught Syndicate Inc.) 1936-XX-XX - 1936-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Four complete Sunday pages, copyright 1936 by McNaught Syndicate Inc. Each page has a top tier (1.5 of the page) with 'Fisher's History of Boxing', followed by the main Joe Palooka strip.

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

They're Still Talking / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Zuppke
Pencils
Walt Depew
Inks
Walt Depew
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
About how Rockne and Dorais...
Genre
sports; non-fiction
Reprints
  • from They're Still Talking Sunday (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Topper for Ned Brant comic strip.

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

Jane Arden / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett
Pencils
Russell Ross (signed as Ross)
Inks
Russell Ross (signed as Ross)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are Johnny and Martha...
Genre
drama; romance; adventure
Characters
Jane Arden
Reprints
  • from Jane Arden Sunday (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX
Keywords
soap opera

Indexer Notes

Four complete Sunday pages.

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

Star Snapshots / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bernard Baily (signed as Bernard Baily)
Pencils
Bernard Baily (signed as Bernard Baily)
Inks
Bernard Baily (signed as Bernard Baily)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just drop over to my ranch!
Genre
non-fiction; biography
Reprints
  • from Wags [UK] (Editors Press Service, 1937 series) ?

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. The material previously appeared in Wow! What a Magazine under the feature "The Stars on Parade", specifics not known.

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

Mickey Finn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lank Leonard (signed as LANK LEONARD)
Pencils
Lank Leonard (signed as LANK LEONARD)
Inks
Lank Leonard (signed as LANK LEONARD)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! --Lookit all the cars!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mickey Finn
Reprints
  • from Mickey Finn Sunday (McNaught Syndicate Inc.) 1936-XX-XX - 1936-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Four complete Sunday pages, copyright 1936 by the McNaught Syndicate Inc. Each page has a 'Nippie' topper, also by Lank Leonard.

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

Off the Record / cartoon / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Pencils
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Inks
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They had to repossess him--
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Off the Record daily or Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Five unrelated gag panels.

The "Flying Fortress" (Table of Contents: 7)

Modern Planes and Model Building / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Les Marshall
Pencils
Les Marshall
Inks
Les Marshall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Wags [UK] (Editors Press Service, 1937 series) ?

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Previously appeared in Wags [UK] (Editors Press Service, 1937 series). Sometimes known by the longer name "Modern Planes and Model Building".

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

Lala Palooza / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Pencils
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Rube Goldberg (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Countess, society is sponsoring the big football game...
Genre
humor
Characters
Lala Palooza
Reprints
  • from Lala Palooza Sunday (Frank Jay Markey Syndicate) 1936-11-15 - 1936-12-06

Indexer Notes

Original comic strip dates from Jon Ingersoll.

The Battle of Sacred Songs (Table of Contents: 9)

Strange as It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hix (credited) (signed as John Hix)
Pencils
John Hix (credited) (signed as John Hix)
Inks
John Hix (credited) (signed as John Hix)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Strange as It Seems daily or Sunday (McClure Newspaper Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

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

Off Side / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Metzer (signed)
Pencils
Joe Metzer (signed)
Inks
Joe Metzer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; sports
Reprints
  • from Off Side daily or Sunday (McNaught Syndicate) 1937-XX-XX - 1937-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Four unrelated gag cartoons. Copyright 1937 McNaught Syndicate.

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 11)

Slim and Tubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Welch (credited as John J. Welch)
Pencils
John Welch (credited as John J. Welch)
Inks
John Welch (credited as John J. Welch)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What do you aim to do here?
Genre
western-frontier; adventure; aviation
Characters
Slim; Tubby
Reprints
  • from Slim and Tubby daily (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1934-XX-XX - 1934-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Five dailies per page.

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

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

Script
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Pencils
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Inks
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Off the Record daily or Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Five unrelated gag panels.

Cut-Outs (Table of Contents: 13)

Jane Arden / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Jane Arden Sunday (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Robert Taylor (Table of Contents: 14)

Star Snapshots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Baily (credited) (signed as Bernard Baily)
Pencils
Bernard Baily (credited) (signed as Bernard Baily)
Inks
Bernard Baily (credited) (signed as Bernard Baily)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material.

Crack Casey (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Devlin (credited as Johnny Devlin)
Pencils
John Devlin (credited as Johnny Devlin)
Inks
John Devlin (credited as Johnny Devlin)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A country full of laundrymen...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Crack Casey (first appearance, only appearance)

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

They're Still Talking / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Zuppke
Pencils
Walt Depew (credited as B. W. Depew)
Inks
Walt Depew (credited as B. W. Depew)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports; non-fiction
Characters
Brick Muller
Reprints
  • from They're Still Talking Sunday (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

The topper for the Ned Brant comic strip.

The Eyes of the Army (Table of Contents: 17)

Modern 'Planes / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Les Marshall
Pencils
Les Marshall
Inks
Les Marshall
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; military

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Probably from Wags [UK] (Editors Press Service, 1937 series) ?

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

Puzzle Phun / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don DeConn (credited as Donald DeConn)
Pencils
Don DeConn (credited as Donald DeConn)
Inks
Don DeConn (credited as Donald DeConn)
Colors
?
Letters
Don DeConn (credited as Donald DeConn)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This week Gretchen is still in Puzzle Town

Indexer Notes

Eisner/Iger shop material. Probably from Wags [UK] (Editors Press Service, 1937 series) ?

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

Flossie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Zere
Pencils
Al Zere
Inks
Al Zere
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Flossie
Reprints
  • From Flossie daily or Sunday ? (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

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

Toddy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Marcoux
Pencils
George Marcoux
Inks
George Marcoux
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Toddy
Reprints
  • from Toddy daily or Sunday (McNaught Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Toddy strip reprints.

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

Pirates Ahoy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Charles Driscoll (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; historical

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

Ned Brant / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Zuppke (credited)
Pencils
Walt Depew (credited as B. W. Depew) (signed as B W Depew)
Inks
Walt Depew (credited as B. W. Depew) (signed as B W Depew)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want you to tell me what you think...
Genre
sports
Characters
Ned Brant
Reprints
  • from Ned Brant Sunday (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 1935-09-08 - 1935-09-29

Indexer Notes

Sunday pages, the fourth of which is dated '9-29', so these must date from 1935-09-08 - 1935-09-29.

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 23)

Big Top / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Wheelan ?
Pencils
Ed Wheelan (signed as Ed Wheelan)
Inks
Ed Wheelan (signed as Ed Wheelan)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hoopla!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Big Top Sunday ? (Frank Jay Markey Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

The Dugout Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 24)

Strange as It Seems / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
John Hix
Pencils
John Hix
Inks
John Hix
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Strange as It Seems daily or Sunday (McClure Newspaper Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

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

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

Script
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Pencils
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Inks
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Off the Record daily or Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-12-06, 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Five unrelated gags, the second gag has the date '12-6'.

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

Dixie Dugan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
J. P. McEvoy
Pencils
John Striebel (signed as J. H. Striebel)
Inks
John Striebel (signed as J. H. Striebel)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Teacher wants me t' look jus' like...
Genre
adventure; drama; humor
Characters
Dixie Dugan
Reprints
  • from Dixie Dugan Sunday (McNaught Syndicate, Inc.) 1936-XX-XX - 1936-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Four complete Sunday pages, including the topper 'Good Deed Dotty' by the same creators. Copyright 1936 by the McNaught Syndicate, Inc.

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

Puzzle Phun / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don DeConn (credited as Donald DeConn)
Pencils
Don DeConn (credited as Donald DeConn)
Inks
Don DeConn (credited as Donald DeConn)
Colors
?
Letters
Don DeConn (credited as Donald DeConn)

The Open Season On Hunters; False Alarm Experts; The Over-Worked Dog-Trainer (Table of Contents: 28)

The Bungle Family / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
H. J. Tuthill (signed as Tuthill)
Pencils
H. J. Tuthill (signed as Tuthill)
Inks
H. J. Tuthill (signed as Tuthill)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
The Bungle Family
Reprints
  • from The Bungle Family Sunday (McNaught Synicate, Inc.) 1936-XX-XX - 1936-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Four complete Sunday pages, including the topper 'Little Brother' by the same creator.

Copyright 1936 by the McNaught Synicate, Inc.

Titles of the 'Bungle Family' portion are The Open Season On Hunters, False Alarm Experts, and The Over-Worked Dog-Trainer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Lena Pry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Monte Barrett
Pencils
Russell Ross (signed as Ross)
Inks
Russell Ross (signed as Ross)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hm--these cars never stop for you--
Genre
humor
Characters
Lena Pry (first appearance)
Reprints
  • from Lena Pry Sunday (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Lena Pry was the Sunday "topper" to the "Jane Arden" comic strip.

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

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

Script
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Pencils
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Inks
Ed Reed (credited as Ed. Reed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Off the Record daily or Sunday ? (Register and Tribune Syndicate) 193X-XX-XX - 193X-XX-XX

Indexer Notes

Five unrelated gag panels.

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

Jim Swift / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say Jim--
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jim Swift (first appearance)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Will you go to a neutral corner?"]
    Joe Palooka
  2. 1. ["I'd ruther fight Dempsey than have a tooth pulled"]
    Joe Palooka
  3. 2. ["About how Rockne and Dorais..."]
    They're Still Talking
  4. 3. ["There are Johnny and Martha..."]
    Jane Arden
  5. 4. ["Just drop over to my ranch!"]
    Star Snapshots
  6. 5. ["Gosh! --Lookit all the cars!"]
    Mickey Finn
  7. 6. ["They had to repossess him--"]
    Off the Record
  8. 7. The "Flying Fortress"
    Modern Planes and Model Building
  9. 8. ["Countess, society is sponsoring the big football game..."]
    Lala Palooza
  10. 9. The Battle of Sacred Songs
    Strange as It Seems
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Off Side
  12. 11. [Episode 1]
    Slim and Tubby
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  14. 13. Cut-Outs
    Jane Arden
  15. 14. Robert Taylor
    Star Snapshots
  16. 15. Crack Casey
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    They're Still Talking
  18. 17. The Eyes of the Army
    Modern 'Planes
  19. 18. ["This week Gretchen is still in Puzzle Town"]
    Puzzle Phun
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Flossie
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Toddy
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Pirates Ahoy
  23. 22. ["I want you to tell me what you think..."]
    Ned Brant
  24. 23. [Episode 1]
    Big Top
  25. 24. The Dugout Masterpiece
    Strange as It Seems
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  27. 26. ["Teacher wants me t' look jus' like..."]
    Dixie Dugan
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Phun
  29. 28. The Open Season On Hunters; False Alarm Experts; The Over-Worked Dog-Trainer
    The Bungle Family
  30. 29. ["Hm--these cars never stop for you--"]
    Lena Pry
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Off the Record
  32. 31. ["Say Jim--"]
    Jim Swift
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Gregory Fischer
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