Funny Pages #v2#11
(November 1938)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52 ?
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1938-09-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Centaur Publications Inc.
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indexed from an incomplete scan at digitalcomicmuseum.com (scan is missing first wrap).

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1938, New Series, Vol. 33, No. 4


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (signed) [as API]
Inks
? (signed) [as API]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; sports

Indexer Notes

The cover is signed, but it's stylized and difficult to read.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Looks like we're in for a gale, sir!
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
Jack Cole [as Sassafrass]
Pencils
Jack Cole [as Sassafrass]
Inks
Jack Cole [as Sassafrass]
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Cole ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-and in conclusion let me say that I stand on my record.
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Maybe I shouldn't 'ave taken this job after all!
Genre
humor

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

The Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Dutch Kelly's night club...
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
The Arrow [Ralph Payne]; Dutch Kelly; Elaine Parker; Butts; Morley
Synopsis
The Arrow rescues the kidnapped grown children of a millionaire from a gang of gamblers who are using their debts to force them to commit crimes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Lil Arthur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If he doesn't stop travelin' soon...
Genre
humor

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the charge, officer?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Includes racist depiction of a black man.

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

The Circus and Sue / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Sue. Are you alone?
Genre
adventure

Magic (Table of Contents: 8)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bosco the Magician]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Sheep's Clothing (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Pat Allen (credited)
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed) (illustrations)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed) (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Bob Martin; Mrs. Martin (Bob's mother); Harold Busbee; Mister Sam; Gimpy (villain); Chollie [aka The Monk] (villain)
Synopsis
Bob and Harold plan on going to a masquerade party, but soon find themselves confronted there by two villainous men, intent on robbing the guests of their jewels and money.
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The good looking fellow is me!
Genre
non-fiction

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

Fibber Ferdie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jay Fee Nee (signed)
Pencils
Jay Fee Nee (signed)
Inks
Jay Fee Nee (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ferdie got a licking!
Genre
humor

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

Missing Links / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We must keep going!
Genre
humor

Always in a Sweat (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
humor
Characters
Jitney Joe

Indexer Notes

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

Lesson 1 (Table of Contents: 14)

Cartooning as a Hobby / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as The Editor]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
Jack Cole
Pencils
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Cole

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I gotta find some way to invest the few dollars I have
Genre
humor

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

Jingle Jingle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson [as P. Gustavson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I guess I'll get cooled off
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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

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

Egbert the Great / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Pinajian (signed)
Pencils
Art Pinajian (signed)
Inks
Art Pinajian (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a day! What a day for fishin'!
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Cole
Inks
Jack Cole
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'se gonna write poetry, Sambo!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Racist depictions. Art credits from Paul Tumey's http://colescomics.blogspot.com

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

Spots / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh yes, Spots is a good hunting dog...
Genre
humor; animal
Characters
Spots

Indexer Notes

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

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

Egbert / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Egbert

Indexer Notes

This sequence may or not be in the issue. It is not in the scan at digitalcomicmuseum.

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Looks like we're in for a gale, sir!"]
    Block and Fall
  3. 2. ["-and in conclusion let me say that I stand on my record."]
    Nutty Fagin
  4. 3. ["Maybe I shouldn't 'ave taken this job after all!"]
    Boodini the Great
  5. 4. ["In Dutch Kelly's night club..."]
    The Arrow
  6. 5. ["If he doesn't stop travelin' soon..."]
    Lil Arthur
  7. 6. ["What's the charge, officer?"]
    Good Mornin' Judge
  8. 7. ["Hi, Sue. Are you alone?"]
    The Circus and Sue
  9. 8. Magic
  10. 9. Sheep's Clothing
  11. 10. ["The good looking fellow is me!"]
    It's Really a Fact!
  12. 11. ["Ferdie got a licking!"]
    Fibber Ferdie
  13. 12. ["We must keep going!"]
    Missing Links
  14. 13. Always in a Sweat
    Jitney Joe
  15. 14. Lesson 1
    Cartooning as a Hobby
  16. 15. ["I gotta find some way to invest the few dollars I have"]
    Smart Alec
  17. 16. ["I guess I'll get cooled off"]
    Jingle Jingle
  18. 17. ["What a day! What a day for fishin'!"]
    Egbert the Great
  19. 18. ["I'se gonna write poetry, Sambo!"]
    Cheerio Minstrels
  20. 19. ["Oh yes, Spots is a good hunting dog..."]
    Spots
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Egbert
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