(August 1936)

Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Henle Publications
Editing
S. M. Iger
Color
Color Cover; Black and White with some Duotone Interiors
Dimensions
Magazine Size; 9.5 inches x 11.25 inches
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

Information from Jon Berk, Overstreet Advanced Collector #1 Summer 1993
Indexed from scanned copy at http://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Scott Dalton / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Scott Dalton
Reprints

Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 1)

Harry Karry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Humorous Incidents in the Childhood of Great Americans (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Erwin Wildman [as Wildman]
Pencils
Chuck Thorndike (illustration, signed)
Inks
Chuck Thorndike (illustration, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; biography

Contents (Table of Contents: 3)

table of contents / 0.5 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Fugitive Sheriff (Table of Contents: 4)

Ken Maynard / text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

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

Captain Scott Dalton / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the last installment, Captain Dalton and his little caravan...
Genre
adventure

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

Fu Manchu / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sax Rohmer
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia
Inks
Leon O'Mealia
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As we entered the library, Dr. Cleeve straightened up...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Fu Manchu daily (Bell Syndicate) 1932-xx-xx - 1932-xx-xx [A-4 - A-7]

Indexer Notes

Bell Syndicate strip reprints, 1932

How Popeye Was Created (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
E. C. Segar
Pencils
E. C. Segar
Inks
E. C. Segar
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the aid of the Jeep I have made five hundred thousand dollars...
Genre
humor
Characters
J. Wellington Wimpy; The Jeep; Popeye; Jimmy Jab
Reprints
  • from Thimble Theatre dailys (King Features) 1936-06-22

Indexer Notes

Newspaper daily episode title is "I'm a Sissy!"

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

Space Limited, Above the Stratosphere / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Serene Summerfield (signed)
Pencils
Serene Summerfield (signed)
Inks
Serene Summerfield (signed)
Letters
Serene Summerfield

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Down-down-down, along winding passages bridging apparently...
Genre
science fiction

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

Pee Wee / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger
Pencils
S. M. Iger
Inks
S. M. Iger
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Pee Wee, wanna go fishin' with me?
Genre
humor; children

Being Sold Short (Table of Contents: 11)

Monkey Shines / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis
A monkey's new suit shrinks after it rains.

Indexer Notes

A pantomime strip.

[Watering His Plant] (Table of Contents: 12)

Little Augie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Smart (signed)
Pencils
Bob Smart (signed)
Inks
Bob Smart (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Little Augie
Synopsis
Augie waters his plant using the spittle from a street corner trumpeter.

Indexer Notes

Told in pantomime.

Episode - 2 (Table of Contents: 13)

The Flame / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner
Inks
Will Eisner
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Reprints

Chapter Two: A Son of the Tribe (Table of Contents: 14)

Tom Sherrill, Wilderness Scout / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don De Conn [as Don]
Pencils
Don De Conn [as Don]
Inks
Don De Conn [as Don]
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

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

The Adventures of Hiram Hick in New York / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Kane
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah a sucker - here's where I eat!
Genre
humor

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

News Oddities / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as MK] (illustrations, signed)
Inks
? [as MK] (illustrations, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

No. 1 - Uncle Sam (Table of Contents: 17)

Trick Cartooning / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dominick Loscalzo [as Dic]
Pencils
Dominick Loscalzo [as Dic]
Inks
Dominick Loscalzo [as Dic]
Letters
Dominick Loscalzo

Characters
Uncle Sam

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

Biff and His Pals / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Brenner (signed)
Pencils
George Brenner (signed)
Inks
George Brenner (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi' fellas!
Genre
humor; teen

The Winged Mule (Table of Contents: 19)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Lester M. Robinson
Pencils
Les Marshall (illustrations, signed)
Inks
Les Marshall (illustrations, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation

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

Hangar Gossip / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as The Skywriter]
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

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

Modern Airplanes / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Les Marshall
Pencils
Les Marshall
Inks
Les Marshall
Letters
Les Marshall

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

Solid Wood Power Model (Table of Contents: 22)

Model Pilots / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Les Marshall
Pencils
Les Marshall
Inks
Les Marshall
Letters
Les Marshall

Genre
aviation

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

Radio: About Your Favorites on the Air / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as MK] (illustrations, signed); ? (photographs)
Inks
? [as MK] (illustrations, signed); ? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

What-to-Makes / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
A. M. Langworthy (illustrations, signed)
Inks
A. M. Langworthy (illustrations, signed)
Letters
typeset

No Use Fiddlin' Around, Fellers! (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

From Juggler to Movie Star (Table of Contents: 26)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

A look at the career of W. C. Fields.

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

New Tricks or Stunts / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
A. M. Langworthy [as A. M. L.] (illustrations, signed)
Inks
A. M. Langworthy [as A. M. L.] (illustrations, signed)
Letters
typeset

The Ghost of Snaggle Castle Episode 2: A Ghostly Figure! (Table of Contents: 28)

Fonie Films / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Ed Webster
Pencils
Ed Webster
Inks
Ed Webster
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

[Short Articles] (Table of Contents: 29)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Three articles found on page beneath Fonie Films.

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

Larry and Tessie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lou Ferstadt
Pencils
Lou Ferstadt
Inks
Lou Ferstadt
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Niggie the bully struck Tessie in the face.
Genre
humor; children

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

S' Fact! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dominick Loscalzo [as Dic]
Pencils
Dominick Loscalzo [as Dic]
Inks
Dominick Loscalzo [as Dic]
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Famous Fellas / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Brenner
Pencils
George Brenner
Inks
George Brenner
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Puzzle Phun / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Don De Conn [as Don]
Pencils
Don De Conn [as Don]
Inks
Don De Conn [as Don]
Letters
?

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

Wow Stamp Club / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
A. Jeffer
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 35)

Wow What Laffs! / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
S. M. Iger (illustrations, signed)
Inks
S. M. Iger (illustrations, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

A Toothsome Tale (Table of Contents: 36)

Jocko / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger [as Betty Marion] (signed)
Pencils
S. M. Iger [as Betty Marion] (signed)
Inks
S. M. Iger [as Betty Marion] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Jocko; Leo
Synopsis
Jocko tries to remove Leo's bad tooth by hitting him in the mouth with a 2x4. He removes every tooth except the bad one.

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Hidden Gold (Table of Contents: 37)

Hulu / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Chuck Thorndike
Pencils
Chuck Thorndike
Inks
Chuck Thorndike
Colors
?
Letters
Chuck Thorndike

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Scott Dalton
  2. 1. Chapter 1
    Harry Karry
  3. 2. Humorous Incidents in the Childhood of Great Americans
  4. 3. Contents
  5. 4. Fugitive Sheriff
    Ken Maynard
  6. 5. ["In the last installment, Captain Dalton and his little caravan..."]
    Captain Scott Dalton
  7. 6. ["As we entered the library, Dr. Cleeve straightened up..."]
    Fu Manchu
  8. 7. How Popeye Was Created
  9. 8. ["With the aid of the Jeep I have made five hundred thousand dollars..."]
    Thimble Theatre Starring Popeye
  10. 9. ["Down-down-down, along winding passages bridging apparently..."]
    Space Limited, Above the Stratosphere
  11. 10. ["Hey, Pee Wee, wanna go fishin' with me?"]
    Pee Wee
  12. 11. Being Sold Short
    Monkey Shines
  13. 12. [Watering His Plant]
    Little Augie
  14. 13. Episode - 2
    The Flame
  15. 14. Chapter Two: A Son of the Tribe
    Tom Sherrill, Wilderness Scout
  16. 15. ["Ah a sucker - here's where I eat!"]
    The Adventures of Hiram Hick in New York
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    News Oddities
  18. 17. No. 1 - Uncle Sam
    Trick Cartooning
  19. 18. ["Hi' fellas!"]
    Biff and His Pals
  20. 19. The Winged Mule
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Hangar Gossip
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Modern Airplanes
  23. 22. Solid Wood Power Model
    Model Pilots
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Radio: About Your Favorites on the Air
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    What-to-Makes
  26. 25. No Use Fiddlin' Around, Fellers!
  27. 26. From Juggler to Movie Star
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    New Tricks or Stunts
  29. 28. The Ghost of Snaggle Castle Episode 2: A Ghostly Figure!
    Fonie Films
  30. 29. [Short Articles]
  31. 30. ["Niggie the bully struck Tessie in the face."]
    Larry and Tessie
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    S' Fact!
  33. 32. [no title indexed]
    Famous Fellas
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Puzzle Phun
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Wow Stamp Club
  36. 35. [no title indexed]
    Wow What Laffs!
  37. 36. A Toothsome Tale
    Jocko
  38. 37. Hidden Gold
    Hulu
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