Funny Pages #v2#4
(December 1937)

Ultem, 1937 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ultem Publications, Inc.
Editing
Harry "A" Chesler (Editor); George Nagle (Managing Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

FUNNY PAGES is published monthly by Ultem Publications, Inc., Mount Morris, Illinois. Editorial office, 276 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. Index created from a scan from http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Missing Links / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

[Star Comics & Star Ranger ad] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Important! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes indicia.

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

Laughing at Life / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson [as PG overlapping initials] (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson [as PG overlapping initials] (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson [as PG overlapping initials] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Officer - I've lost my dog...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

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

The Great Boodini / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your watch is ruined...
Characters
Boodini

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

Gnaw and Nibble / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Fox (signed) [as Fox]
Pencils
Craig Fox (signed) [as Fox]
Inks
Craig Fox (signed) [as Fox]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mama's going to market...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Mama Cat; Gnaw; Nibble; Tommy Pussyfoot
Synopsis
Gnaw and Nibble get into the applejack which leaves them defenseless when Tommy Pussyfoot comes around.
Reprints

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

Missing Links / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Books, bah!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
The missing links come to the human world to see if humans are civilized or not.
They capture a bunch of humans, quiz them and decide to return to the jungle.
Reprints

Bill McCarney (Table of Contents: 8)

Top-Notchers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports
Characters
Bill McCarney

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Wood ?
Inks
Bob Wood ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Roses are red and violets blue...
Genre
humor

[Japan Is Unfair to China] (Table of Contents: 10)

Joe Ticket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Block and Fall / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is gettin' t'be th' limit...
Genre
humor
Characters
Block; Fall
Synopsis
Block and Fall go to sleep in the coal bin when they should be keeping the steam up.

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

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

Black and Tan / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Wood ?
Inks
Bob Wood ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy - Ah sho' do wish some business would come along...
Characters
Black; Tan
Synopsis
They knock down the wrong house.
Reprints

Jim Thorpe (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography; sports
Characters
Jim Thorpe

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

Smart Alec / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Hopkins (signed) [as A. F. H.]
Pencils
Al Hopkins (signed in panel 6) [as A. F. H.]
Inks
Al Hopkins (signed) [as A. F. H.]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy, oh boy! I hope the doc is in!
Reprints

Edgar Allan Poe (Table of Contents: 15)

Men of Letters / text article / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Edgar Allan Poe
Synopsis
The story of the unfortunate life of author Edgar Allan Poe

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

Missing Links / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look - there's no chimney and he don't fit in the door!

Death on the Bottom [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Daniels
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

His Highness / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Claire S. Moe (signed)
Pencils
Claire S. Moe (signed)
Inks
Claire S. Moe (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Louis, the boy king of Kaspiana, has been kidnaped...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Louis; Capt Eric Hagert; Von Strumen (villain); Kris Lopez (villain)
Synopsis
The boy king has been kidnapped. Captain Eric must find him or face the wrath of Von Strumen. While Eric is out, Von Strumen sends the army away and revolutionaries seize the armory.

Indexer Notes

continued.

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

Desert Pirates / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Claud Russell (credited)
Pencils
Frank Frollo (signed)
Inks
Frank Frollo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's time to get started, Mr. Moore.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Moore; Dick; Chief Hafir (dies this story)
Synopsis
Mr. Moore and his assistant Dick lead a trading caravan through the desert, and are pressed to pay protection money to Chief Hafir's tribe of Plunderers. They refuse and are shot and robbed, but follow the Plunderers to return the favor.
Reprints

Famous Chargers of History (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Nibs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Wood
Inks
Bob Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now scat!
Reprints

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

Abdallah / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Craig Fox (signed)
Pencils
Craig Fox (signed)
Inks
Craig Fox (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good night, my sweet...
Characters
Abdallah; Ahloo; Akbar
Synopsis
Akbar kidnaps the Princess. Abdallah goes to rescue her but first he must face a giant serpent.
Reprints

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

Bingo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I hope it's blood
Reprints

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

Spots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
S-s-teady n-now Spots...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Spots
Reprints

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

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

Mollie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Craig Fox (signed)
Inks
Craig Fox (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you doin' up at this hour of the night?

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

Mr. Whipple / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want sugar, tea, milk, and bread...
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Whipple

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

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

Jitney Joe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take me to Main Street
Genre
humor
Characters
Jitney Joe

Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

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

Dinky Pup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Craig Fox (signed) [with fox logo]
Pencils
Craig Fox (signed) [with fox logo]
Inks
Craig Fox (signed) [with fox logo]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Said Mister Turkey Gobbler...

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

Good Mornin' Judge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where were you on the night of October Sixteenth?
Reprints

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

Ann How / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
A. F. Hopkins (signed)
Inks
A. F. Hopkins (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bring me in a nice plate of soup...
Reprints

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

It's Really a Fact! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't go out without your raincoat...
Genre
non-fiction

[Funny Pages & Funny Picture Stories ad] (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Missing Links
  2. 1. [Star Comics & Star Ranger ad]
  3. 2. Important!
    Jest a Minute
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. ["Officer - I've lost my dog..."]
    Laughing at Life
  6. 5. ["Your watch is ruined..."]
    The Great Boodini
  7. 6. ["Mama's going to market..."]
    Gnaw and Nibble
  8. 7. ["Books, bah!"]
    Missing Links
  9. 8. Bill McCarney
    Top-Notchers
  10. 9. ["Roses are red and violets blue..."]
    Cheerio Minstrels
  11. 10. [Japan Is Unfair to China]
    Joe Ticket
  12. 11. ["This is gettin' t'be th' limit..."]
    Block and Fall
  13. 12. ["Boy - Ah sho' do wish some business would come along..."]
    Black and Tan
  14. 13. Jim Thorpe
  15. 14. ["Oh, boy, oh boy! I hope the doc is in!"]
    Smart Alec
  16. 15. Edgar Allan Poe
    Men of Letters
  17. 16. ["Look - there's no chimney and he don't fit in the door!"]
    Missing Links
  18. 17. Death on the Bottom [Part 1]
  19. 18. ["Louis, the boy king of Kaspiana, has been kidnaped..."]
    His Highness
  20. 19. ["It's time to get started, Mr. Moore."]
    Desert Pirates
  21. 20. Famous Chargers of History
  22. 21. ["Now scat!"]
    Nibs
  23. 22. ["Good night, my sweet..."]
    Abdallah
  24. 23. ["I hope it's blood"]
    Bingo
  25. 24. ["S-s-teady n-now Spots..."]
    Spots
  26. 25. ["What are you doin' up at this hour of the night?"]
    Mollie
  27. 26. ["I want sugar, tea, milk, and bread..."]
    Mr. Whipple
  28. 27. ["Take me to Main Street"]
    Jitney Joe
  29. 28. ["Said Mister Turkey Gobbler..."]
    Dinky Pup
  30. 29. ["Where were you on the night of October Sixteenth?"]
    Good Mornin' Judge
  31. 30. ["Bring me in a nice plate of soup..."]
    Ann How
  32. 31. ["Don't go out without your raincoat..."]
    It's Really a Fact!
  33. 32. [Funny Pages & Funny Picture Stories ad]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Tony Oliva