(February 1938)

Dell, 1936 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1937-12-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Sheldon Mayer (editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date based on a house ad in the previous issue of The Funnies which states that this issue was expected to be on sale Monday December 27th.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alley Oop / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! I don't think I'm doin' this right!
Genre
humor
Characters
Alley Oop
Keywords
snow skiing

The Rough Riser (Table of Contents: 1)

The Worry Wart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (credited)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (credited)
Inks
J. R. Williams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from The Worry Wart daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

inside front cover.

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

Alley Oop / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
V. T. Hamlin
Pencils
V. T. Hamlin
Inks
V. T. Hamlin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cmon, Foozy now that that blasted glutton has gone an et...
Genre
humor
Characters
Alley Oop; Foozy; King Guzzle
Reprints
  • from Alley Oop Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As you all know, I am Sniff Snyder...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Herky Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Dan Dunn / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Marsh
Pencils
Norman Marsh
Inks
Norman Marsh
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a swell day out, Dan...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dan Dunn
Reprints
  • from Dan Dunn Sundays (Publishers Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Stranger Than Fiction / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Thomas (credited as Richard W. Thomas)
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two Indians, sleeping in the open in Brazil...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction Sundays (Watkin Syndicate) 1936-05-19

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

Our Boarding House / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Braw! Braw! When I said I was boss of our gang...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

G-Man vs. The Red X / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints
  • Reprinted from G-Man vs. The Red X (1936, Whitman) Big Little Book #1147 with most text removed

Indexer Notes

(c)Stephen Slesinger

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

Freckles and His Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Merrill Blosser
Pencils
Merrill Blosser
Inks
Merrill Blosser
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, what has your invention got to do with trains?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Freckles and His Friends (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Everybody's Playmate / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Letters
?

Keywords
puzzles

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

Bronc Peeler / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Harman
Pencils
Fred Harman
Inks
Fred Harman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cowboy - you are not the first to die on ant hill...
Genre
western-frontier

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

The Nut Bros. / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern
Pencils
Gene Ahern
Inks
Gene Ahern
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I got a new job - extracting blots from ink bottles...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from The Nut Bros. Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Boots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Abe Martin
Pencils
Abe Martin
Inks
Abe Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
OK ah'll tell miss Boots yo's heah
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Boots Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
These will cover you from the eyes of Kath's spies...
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Reprints
  • from Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire (Watkins Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Tad of the Tanbark / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bob Moore
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They've left us our guns, anyway...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Tad of Tanbark Sundays (Watkins Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Curious Facts About Stamps / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
hobby; stamps

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

Captain Easy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Crane
Pencils
Roy Crane
Inks
Roy Crane
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why how absurd, Miss Kiki.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Easy
Reprints
  • from Captain Easy Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Boots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Abe Martin
Pencils
Abe Martin
Inks
Abe Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen everyone - I asked you to drop in because Christmas...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Boots Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

The Screams Win! (Table of Contents: 18)

Ben Webster's Page / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Edwin Alger (credited)
Pencils
Edwin Alger (credited)
Inks
Edwin Alger (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama

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

Funnies Cartoon Club / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Keywords
contest; puzzles

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (credited)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (credited)
Inks
J. R. Williams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's all this running around the house skipping rope!
Genre
humor; domestic; children
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Tailspin Tommy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
Hal Forrest
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep out of line of the door...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Tailspin Tommy Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

Four Aces / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
Hal Forrest
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let Bull take her to th' cabin...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints
  • from Four Aces Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ya didn't forget my costume, did ya Mom?
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Herky Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Freckles and His Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Merrill Blosser
Pencils
Merrill Blosser
Inks
Merrill Blosser
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are we going to do with Oscar?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Freckles and His Friends (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Funnie's Crossword Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

puzzles

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

Herky / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lewis
Pencils
Clyde Lewis
Inks
Clyde Lewis
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mush on, you husky, we gotta git this serum...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Herky Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Our Boarding House / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, I haven't $5
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Our Boarding House Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

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

The Comic Zoo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Scarbo
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, Artimus Armadillo, Snappy Sam has boasted...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

The Tinymites / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal Cochran
Pencils
George Scarbo
Inks
George Scarbo
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

text & coloring page

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

Scribbly / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mrs. Jibbet. Do you know this man?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet; Roscoe T. Rooney; unnamed police captain; unnamed police officer
Synopsis
Mrs. Jibbet goes to the police station and vouches for Roscoe T. Rooney. She tells the police captain that she will be responsible for him.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 31)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer (credited as Scribbly)
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (credited as Scribbly)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (credited as Scribbly)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mugsy
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
A reader suggests Scribbly call his kid brother "Mugsy".

Indexer Notes

Based on an idea sent in by Willy Day.

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

Scribbly / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well - how do you like yer new job, Roscoe?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mr. Barlowe; Roscoe T. Rooney
Synopsis
Roscoe asks Scribbly to help him get a job at the newspaper where he works. Scribbly speaks with Mr. Barlowe, and Roscoe is hired as a porter.

Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly (Table of Contents: 33)

Scribbly / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer (credited as Scribbly)
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Happy New Year to all
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Scribbly Jibbet; Mrs. Jibbet; Dinky Jibbet
Synopsis
Sheldon Mayer wishes everyone a Happy New Year from himsef and the Jibbets.

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

Home Magic / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
A. W. Nugent
Pencils
A. W. Nugent
Inks
A. W. Nugent
Letters
?

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

Now You Tell One! / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The first man to walk a mile for a camel...
Genre
humor
Keywords
jokes

Part 2 (Table of Contents: 36)

White Tiger of Timur / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Sperry (credited as H. T. Sperry)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle

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

Out Our Way / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (credited)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (credited)
Inks
J. R. Williams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good gosh! Lookit there!
Genre
humor; domestic; children
Reprints
  • from Out Our Way Sundays (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx

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

Stranger Than Fiction / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Richard Thomas (credited as Richard W. Thomas)
Pencils
Walter Galli
Inks
Walter Galli
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Manhattan Police Headquarters, New York City...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from Stranger Than Fiction daily (Watkins Syndicate) 1935-11-22

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

Mutt and Jeff / comic story / 2.1 pages (report information)

Script
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Pencils
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Inks
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ya see, I just press the button and out come the wings!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Mutt & Jeff Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

0.7 x 3

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

Cicero's Cat / comic story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Pencils
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Inks
Al Smith (credited as Bud Fisher)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meow!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Reprints
  • from Cicero's Cat Sundays (Bell Syndicate) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

3 x .3 pages

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

Reg'lar Fellers / comic story / 2.1 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
Gene Byrnes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha! Ha! You got a zero in your history examination
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Reg'lar Fellers Sundays (Famous Features) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

3 x .7 pages

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

Daisybelle / comic story / 0.9 page (report information)

Script
Gene Byrnes
Pencils
Gene Byrnes
Inks
Gene Byrnes
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What building is that over there, Daisybelle?
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from Daisybelle Sundays (Famous Features) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx

Indexer Notes

0,3 x 3

Be a Snow Yachtsman (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ed Cronin
Pencils
Ed Cronin
Inks
Ed Cronin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports
Keywords
how-to

Capt. Bill McDonald (Table of Contents: 44)

Heroes' Hall of Fame / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography

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

The Worry Wart / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
J. R. Williams (credited)
Pencils
J. R. Williams (credited)
Inks
J. R. Williams (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, I'll say this fer it...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints
  • from The Worry Wart daily (NEA) xxxx-xx-xx - xxxx-xx-xx
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Gosh! I don't think I'm doin' this right!"]
    Alley Oop
  2. 1. The Rough Riser
    The Worry Wart
  3. 2. ["Cmon, Foozy now that that blasted glutton has gone an et..."]
    Alley Oop
  4. 3. ["As you all know, I am Sniff Snyder..."]
    Herky
  5. 4. ["It's a swell day out, Dan..."]
    Dan Dunn
  6. 5. ["Two Indians, sleeping in the open in Brazil..."]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  7. 6. ["Braw! Braw! When I said I was boss of our gang..."]
    Our Boarding House
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    G-Man vs. The Red X
  9. 8. ["But, what has your invention got to do with trains?"]
    Freckles and His Friends
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Everybody's Playmate
  11. 10. ["Cowboy - you are not the first to die on ant hill..."]
    Bronc Peeler
  12. 11. ["I got a new job - extracting blots from ink bottles..."]
    The Nut Bros.
  13. 12. ["OK ah'll tell miss Boots yo's heah"]
    Boots
  14. 13. ["These will cover you from the eyes of Kath's spies..."]
    Don Dixon and the Hidden Empire
  15. 14. ["They've left us our guns, anyway..."]
    Tad of the Tanbark
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Curious Facts About Stamps
  17. 16. ["Why how absurd, Miss Kiki."]
    Captain Easy
  18. 17. ["Listen everyone - I asked you to drop in because Christmas..."]
    Boots
  19. 18. The Screams Win!
    Ben Webster's Page
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Funnies Cartoon Club
  21. 20. ["What's all this running around the house skipping rope!"]
    Out Our Way
  22. 21. ["Keep out of line of the door..."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  23. 22. ["Let Bull take her to th' cabin..."]
    Four Aces
  24. 23. ["Ya didn't forget my costume, did ya Mom?"]
    Herky
  25. 24. ["What are we going to do with Oscar?"]
    Freckles and His Friends
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Funnie's Crossword Puzzle Page
  27. 26. ["Mush on, you husky, we gotta git this serum..."]
    Herky
  28. 27. ["No, I haven't $5"]
    Our Boarding House
  29. 28. ["Now, Artimus Armadillo, Snappy Sam has boasted..."]
    The Comic Zoo
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    The Tinymites
  31. 30. ["Mrs. Jibbet. Do you know this man?"]
    Scribbly
  32. 31. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  33. 32. ["Well - how do you like yer new job, Roscoe?"]
    Scribbly
  34. 33. Why Big Brothers Leave Home by Scribbly
    Scribbly
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Home Magic
  36. 35. ["The first man to walk a mile for a camel..."]
    Now You Tell One!
  37. 36. Part 2
    White Tiger of Timur
  38. 37. ["Good gosh! Lookit there!"]
    Out Our Way
  39. 38. ["Manhattan Police Headquarters, New York City..."]
    Stranger Than Fiction
  40. 39. ["Ya see, I just press the button and out come the wings!"]
    Mutt and Jeff
  41. 40. ["Meow!"]
    Cicero's Cat
  42. 41. ["Ha! Ha! You got a zero in your history examination"]
    Reg'lar Fellers
  43. 42. ["What building is that over there, Daisybelle?"]
    Daisybelle
  44. 43. Be a Snow Yachtsman
  45. 44. Capt. Bill McDonald
    Heroes' Hall of Fame
  46. 45. ["Well, I'll say this fer it..."]
    The Worry Wart
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