(circa 1943)

Remington Morse, 1943 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc.
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
digest size (5" x 7 1/4")
Paper Stock
newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Editorial and art work by Harry "A" Chesler Jr. Features Syndicate.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My, what a cute little boy. Is he yours?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to scanned copy online. However, Bails' Who's Who only lists Wood as a Chesler shop artist until 1939.

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

cartoon / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say Sarge may I make a suggestion?
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/3 of page is text suggesting readers send the comic to a "brother, son, husband or sweetheart in the armed service," as well as publisher's indicia.

Hope (Table of Contents: 2)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inspirational message about Hope.

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

Belly Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi folks! We just blew into town!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 unrelated one-panel gag cartoons.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There goes Private Sand with his money burning a hole in his pocket again!
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

Art credit from JVJ index card attached to online scanned version of this comic.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi--Joe
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe

Indexer Notes

There are 15 consecutive pages of this strip, alternating between one-page "stories" (usually 4-panels) and pages consisting of two separate one-panel gag cartoons.

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

Little Joe / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, if you must know, I put the change on Challenger in the fifth to show!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe; his mother; his teacher

Indexer Notes

2 one-panel gag cartoons.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say Pop what's an economic war?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe; his father

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

Little Joe / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My sister's beau...he just got back from Guadalcanal!
Genre
humor; children; military
Characters
Little Joe; his sister; his father

Indexer Notes

2 one-panel gag cartoons.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joey, here's a dime for Sunday school.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe; his mother

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

Little Joe / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you seen a lady that was lost from a little boy?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe; his father

Indexer Notes

2 one-panel gag cartoons.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two times two, three times three.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe; his mother

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not too much Mom--oil is ammunition!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe; his mother

Indexer Notes

2 one-panel gag cartoons.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey you!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe

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

Little Joe / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mom, why don't you get a divorce?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe; his father; his mother

Indexer Notes

2 one-panel gag cartoons.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You'll be a brave little boy, won't you?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe; his father

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

Little Joe / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ever hear of a horse burger?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe

Indexer Notes

2 one-panel gag cartoons.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Give me six diapers
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe

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

Little Joe / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The teacher said I could keep it!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe; his mother

Indexer Notes

2 one-panel gag cartoons.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Abstract is something you cannot see
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Joe; his teacher

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

Dusty / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bright-Spot
Genre
humor
Characters
Dusty the hobo; waitress

Indexer Notes

2 one-panel gag cartoons.

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

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
?
Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this strip.

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

cartoon / 0.66 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I think the cook's been gambling again.
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

Bottom third of page is text promoting "Riggin' Bill" and "Private Bill" who "appear in their own books."

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

Officer Clancy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Swell radio you've got
Genre
humor
Characters
Officer Clancy

Indexer Notes

2 one-panel gag cartoons.

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

Nutty Fagin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey!
Genre
humor
Characters
Nutty Fagin

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

Nutty Fagin / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's a simple minded fellow.
Genre
humor
Characters
Nutty Fagin

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

Impy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob McCay
Pencils
Bob McCay
Inks
Bob McCay
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Apple for teacher
Genre
humor
Characters
Impy

Indexer Notes

Impy is a character from the Little Nemo strip. There are six consecutive pages of this feature, each one a self-contained one-page story. No dialogue in any of them. The titles assigned are descriptive and not quotes from (non-existent) dialogue.

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

Impy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob McCay
Pencils
Bob McCay
Inks
Bob McCay
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sneaks into County Fair
Genre
humor
Characters
Impy

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

Impy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob McCay
Pencils
Bob McCay
Inks
Bob McCay
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Roller Rink
Genre
humor
Characters
Impy

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

Impy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob McCay
Pencils
Bob McCay
Inks
Bob McCay
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Steam shovel
Genre
humor
Characters
Impy; Doc Pill

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

Impy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob McCay
Pencils
Bob McCay
Inks
Bob McCay
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miners admitted free
Genre
humor
Characters
Impy

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

Impy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob McCay
Pencils
Bob McCay
Inks
Bob McCay
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dog chases mouse
Genre
humor
Characters
Impy

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

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Ricca ?
Inks
Gus Ricca ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well! Well! Now you fun loving so-and-sos get a good night's rest
Genre
humor; military

Indexer Notes

Two-page centerspread, one single cartoon.

Tala, the Story of a Cub's Revenge (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal

Indexer Notes

Re-drawn version of a story that appeared in Star Ranger (Chesler/Dynamic, 1937 series) #4. The captions have the same text but appear in different type-face, and the art is basically the same content but completely re-drawn by a different artist.

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

Lovey Dovey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bills--bills-bills--
Genre
humor
Characters
Lovey; her husband

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

Lovey Dovey / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Jones had a fight last night!
Genre
humor
Characters
Lovey; her husband

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 36)

Spots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chases a rabbit
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spots the dog

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

Spots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Toy dog
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Spots the dog

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Boodini / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've been practicing ventriloquism
Genre
humor
Characters
Boodini

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Jack Potts / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hot sun
Genre
humor
Characters
Jack Potts

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 40)

cartoon / 0.66 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
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?
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?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mother went away over the week end.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Bottom one-third of page consists of two unrelated text jokes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 41)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Couch sleeping
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

No dialogue or feature-name logo on this strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 42)

Foxy Grandpa / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why it's darling!
Genre
humor
Characters
Foxy Grandpa; Parks

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 43)

Foxy Grandpa / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want you two kids to cut out this fighting
Genre
humor
Characters
Foxy Grandpa; Parks the butler

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 44)

Foxy Grandpa / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
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Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh-boy!
Genre
humor
Characters
Foxy Grandpa; Parks the butler

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 45)

Foxy Grandpa / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, this is too easy.
Genre
humor
Characters
Foxy Grandpa; Parks the butler

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 46)

Foxy Grandpa / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Four o'clock in the morning!
Genre
humor
Characters
Foxy Grandpa

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 47)

King Kole / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Won't you stay to dinner Prime Minister?
Genre
humor
Characters
King Kole; Queen; Prime Minister

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 48)

The Prince / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zip!
Genre
humor
Characters
The Prince

Indexer Notes

No dialogue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 49)

King Kole / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Got a date with a blonde, tonight.
Genre
humor
Characters
King Kole

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 50)

The Prince / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Town Crier--New Deal O.K.'s appropriation
Genre
humor
Characters
The Prince

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 51)

King Kole / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The breakfast was good for a change
Genre
humor
Characters
King Kole; Queen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 52)

cartoon / 0.66 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh Ma, did the government have a hand in this?
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Bottom one-third of page contains 2 text jokes.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 53)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moose call
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

No dialogue and no title-logo on this strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

Jeeves / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How many years experience did you say he had?
Genre
humor
Characters
Jeeves the butler

Indexer Notes

2 one-panel gag cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
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?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joe couldn't make it this morning!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stay away from this dump
Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Picket

Indexer Notes

Earlier Chesler comics had a feature called "Joe Ticket the Picket." This is essentially the same character and concept.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 57)

Pictorial News Flashes / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pike's Peak, Nev.
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58)

Jest for Fun / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Beck
Inks
Otto Eppers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Never mind about Mother Goose, Pop
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

3 separate gag cartoons

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 59)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gus Ricca ?
Inks
Gus Ricca ?
Colors
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ambulance
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A doctor and a nurse perform "surgery" on the inner tube of a tire.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. No dialogue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["My, what a cute little boy. Is he yours?"]
  2. 1. ["Say Sarge may I make a suggestion?"]
  3. 2. Hope
  4. 3. ["Hi folks! We just blew into town!"]
    Belly Laffs
  5. 4. ["There goes Private Sand with his money burning a hole in his pocket again!"]
  6. 5. ["Hi--Joe"]
    Little Joe
  7. 6. ["Well, if you must know, I put the change on Challenger in the fifth to show!"]
    Little Joe
  8. 7. ["Say Pop what's an economic war?"]
    Little Joe
  9. 8. ["My sister's beau...he just got back from Guadalcanal!"]
    Little Joe
  10. 9. ["Joey, here's a dime for Sunday school."]
    Little Joe
  11. 10. ["Have you seen a lady that was lost from a little boy?"]
    Little Joe
  12. 11. ["Two times two, three times three."]
    Little Joe
  13. 12. ["Not too much Mom--oil is ammunition!"]
  14. 13. ["Hey you!"]
    Little Joe
  15. 14. ["Mom, why don't you get a divorce?"]
    Little Joe
  16. 15. ["You'll be a brave little boy, won't you?"]
    Little Joe
  17. 16. ["Ever hear of a horse burger?"]
    Little Joe
  18. 17. ["Give me six diapers"]
    Little Joe
  19. 18. ["The teacher said I could keep it!"]
    Little Joe
  20. 19. ["Abstract is something you cannot see"]
    Little Joe
  21. 20. ["Bright-Spot"]
    Dusty
  22. 21. ["?"]
    Wilbur
  23. 22. ["I think the cook's been gambling again."]
  24. 23. ["Swell radio you've got"]
    Officer Clancy
  25. 24. ["Hey!"]
    Nutty Fagin
  26. 25. ["There's a simple minded fellow."]
    Nutty Fagin
  27. 26. ["Apple for teacher"]
    Impy
  28. 27. ["Sneaks into County Fair"]
    Impy
  29. 28. ["Roller Rink"]
    Impy
  30. 29. ["Steam shovel"]
    Impy
  31. 30. ["Miners admitted free"]
    Impy
  32. 31. ["Dog chases mouse"]
    Impy
  33. 32. ["Well! Well! Now you fun loving so-and-sos get a good night's rest"]
  34. 33. Tala, the Story of a Cub's Revenge
  35. 34. ["Bills--bills-bills--"]
    Lovey Dovey
  36. 35. ["The Jones had a fight last night!"]
    Lovey Dovey
  37. 36. ["Chases a rabbit"]
    Spots
  38. 37. ["Toy dog"]
    Spots
  39. 38. ["I've been practicing ventriloquism"]
    Boodini
  40. 39. ["Hot sun"]
    Jack Potts
  41. 40. ["Mother went away over the week end."]
  42. 41. ["Couch sleeping"]
  43. 42. ["Why it's darling!"]
    Foxy Grandpa
  44. 43. ["I want you two kids to cut out this fighting"]
    Foxy Grandpa
  45. 44. ["Oh-boy!"]
    Foxy Grandpa
  46. 45. ["Gosh, this is too easy."]
    Foxy Grandpa
  47. 46. ["Four o'clock in the morning!"]
    Foxy Grandpa
  48. 47. ["Won't you stay to dinner Prime Minister?"]
    King Kole
  49. 48. ["Zip!"]
    The Prince
  50. 49. ["Got a date with a blonde, tonight."]
    King Kole
  51. 50. ["Town Crier--New Deal O.K.'s appropriation"]
    The Prince
  52. 51. ["The breakfast was good for a change"]
    King Kole
  53. 52. ["Gosh Ma, did the government have a hand in this?"]
  54. 53. ["Moose call"]
  55. 54. ["How many years experience did you say he had?"]
    Jeeves
  56. 55. ["Joe couldn't make it this morning!"]
  57. 56. ["Stay away from this dump"]
    Joe Picket
  58. 57. ["Pike's Peak, Nev."]
    Pictorial News Flashes
  59. 58. ["Never mind about Mother Goose, Pop"]
    Jest for Fun
  60. 59. ["Ambulance"]
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  • Gary L. Watson
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