Funny Pages #v3#2
(March 1939)

Centaur, 1938 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1939-01-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Centaur Publications, Inc.
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 416813.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

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

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sue; Sam; Rosy; Spike

Indexer Notes

Our copy missing first two pages.

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

Booby Hatch / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Wood (credited)
Pencils
Ed Wood (credited)
Inks
Ed Wood (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coo coo!
Genre
humor
Characters
Booby Hatch
Synopsis
Rejected by his girl friend, Booby Hatch has multiple failed attempts at committing suicide.

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

Koko / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Marjorie MacIntyre (credited as M. MacIntyre) (signed as M. MacIntyre); ?
Pencils
Marjorie MacIntyre (credited as M. MacIntyre) (signed as M. MacIntyre)
Inks
Marjorie MacIntyre (credited as M. MacIntyre) (signed as M. MacIntyre)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bill set a monkey trap with fruit as bait--
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Koko; Bill
Reprints

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

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

Script
Jay Feeney (signed)
Pencils
Jay Feeney (signed)
Inks
Jay Feeney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What remarkable story explains your lateness this time...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Fibber Ferdie

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

Stubby Strong, at Pine Hill / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Amby (credited); ?
Pencils
Amby (credited)
Inks
Amby (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jumping Jeepers Stubby--
Genre
adventure; sports
Characters
Stubby Strong

Indexer Notes

Page one is in red and balck, the remainder in black and white.

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

Red Avenger / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Ellis Edwards (credited); ?
Pencils
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Inks
Ellis Edwards (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joaquin strikes!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Red Avenger; Pedro; Jack
Reprints

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

text story / ? pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sports

Indexer Notes

Our copy missing all but last page.

The Fatal Suicide (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Cole (credited) (signed as Jack Gulp Cole)
Pencils
Jack Cole (credited) (signed as Jack Gulp Cole)
Inks
Jack Cole (credited) (signed as Jack Gulp Cole)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Huzzzz! It's me!
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • from Funny Pages (Centaur, 1939 series) #?

Indexer Notes

Printed in red and black.

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

Stone Age / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Victor Dowling (credited as Dowling)
Pencils
Victor Dowling (credited as Dowling)
Inks
Victor Dowling (credited as Dowling)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No more money in the bank
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Golly, the Jolly Polly / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H-Hi'ya folks!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Golly, the Jolly Polly

Indexer Notes

Page one is in red and black, page two in black and white.

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

Freddie Bell / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Matt Curzon (credited)
Pencils
Matt Curzon (credited)
Inks
Matt Curzon (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Goodness! That cat is back here again...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Freddie Bell; Matilda; Uncle Sol
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page one is in full color, page two in black and white.

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

Sport Thrills / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Pencils
Terry Gilkison (signed)
Inks
Terry Gilkison (signed)

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Bob Black; Leo Gasperl; Jean Borotra; Walter Johnson

Indexer Notes

Four panels on famous sports figures. Printed in red and black.

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

Keeno, the Great Magician / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For those who don't know Boodini--
Genre
humor
Characters
Keeno, the Great Magician

Daring Escape (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
Paul Gustavson (credited as Gustavson)
Pencils
Paul Gustavson (credited as Gustavson)
Inks
Paul Gustavson (credited as Gustavson)
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson (credited as Gustavson)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the shadows of the State Penitentiary...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Arrow [Ralph Payne]; Judge J. Thomas Gordon; Jane Gordon; Bendix (crook); Curley (crook)
Synopsis
Bendix escapes from the penitentiary in order to get revenge on the judge who sentenced him, but The Arrow is in at the climax to send him back to jail.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The Circus and Sue
  3. 2. ["Coo coo!"]
    Booby Hatch
  4. 3. ["Bill set a monkey trap with fruit as bait--"]
    Koko
  5. 4. ["What remarkable story explains your lateness this time..."]
    Fibber Ferdie
  6. 5. ["Jumping Jeepers Stubby--"]
    Stubby Strong, at Pine Hill
  7. 6. ["Joaquin strikes!"]
    Red Avenger
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. The Fatal Suicide
  10. 9. ["No more money in the bank"]
    Stone Age
  11. 10. ["H-Hi'ya folks!"]
    Golly, the Jolly Polly
  12. 11. ["Goodness! That cat is back here again..."]
    Freddie Bell
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Sport Thrills
  14. 13. ["For those who don't know Boodini--"]
    Keeno, the Great Magician
  15. 14. Daring Escape
    The Arrow
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