(December 1939)

David McKay, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-11-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
David McKay Company
Editing
Margery McKay Cridland (credited as Margery McKay) (managing editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.
No editor, according to the statement of ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Katzenjammer Kids / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Musial (signed as Musial)
Inks
Joe Musial (signed as Musial)
Colors
?

Genre
humor; children
Keywords
Thanksgiving; turkey

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

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Ace]
Pencils
? (photos)
Inks
? (photos)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello Pals, remember in our story of how Ace Comics are made...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

The inside-front cover.

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

Jungle Jim / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Raymond (credited) (signed as ALEX RAYMOND)
Pencils
Alex Raymond (credited) (signed as ALEX RAYMOND)
Inks
Alex Raymond (credited) (signed as ALEX RAYMOND)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You say you saw your master kill Jungle Jim in cold blood?
Genre
adventure; jungle

Another Fighting Irshman [sic] (Table of Contents: 3)

Sports in Pictures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Sords (signed as Jack Sords)
Pencils
Jack Sords (signed as Jack Sords)
Inks
Jack Sords (signed as Jack Sords)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Billy Conn
Keywords
boxing

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

Pete the Tramp / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
C. D. Russell (credited) (signed as C. D. Russell)
Pencils
C. D. Russell (credited) (signed as C. D. Russell)
Inks
C. D. Russell (credited) (signed as C. D. Russell)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

The Katzenjammer Kids / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Knerr (credited as Knerr) (signed as Knerr)
Pencils
Harold Knerr (credited as Knerr) (signed as Knerr)
Inks
Harold Knerr (credited as Knerr) (signed as Knerr)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hellup! Atta boy, inspector, chase him in a liddle closer!
Genre
humor; children

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

Just Kids [1920s-50s] / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
A. D. Carter (credited as Ad Carter)
Pencils
A. D. Carter (credited as Ad Carter)
Inks
A. D. Carter (credited as Ad Carter)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; children

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

Curley Harper / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Pencils
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Inks
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No need to search any further, Spike...
Genre
adventure

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

Daffydoodles / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Pencils
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Inks
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Collectin' Stamps / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Eugene Pollock (credited as Eugene L Pollock)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Elmer [a young boy] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Pencils
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Inks
Doc Winner (credited) (signed as Winner)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ha, ha, ha. I hafta laugh ever'time I think of us...
Genre
humor; children

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

Etta Kett / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Robinson (credited) (signed as Paul Robinson)
Pencils
Paul Robinson (credited) (signed as Paul Robinson)
Inks
Paul Robinson (credited) (signed as Paul Robinson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi ya! How's papa's lil' bag o'tricks?
Genre
humor; teen

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

Barney Google and Snuffy Smith / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Billy DeBeck (credited) (signed as Billy DeBeck)
Pencils
Billy DeBeck (credited) (signed as Billy DeBeck)
Inks
Billy DeBeck (credited) (signed as Billy DeBeck)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out'n my path, 'widder' Smif -- Ye call me 'widder'??
Feature Logo
Barney Google
Genre
humor

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

Seein' Stars / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Feg Murray (credited) (signed as Feg Murray)
Pencils
Feg Murray (credited) (signed as Feg Murray)
Inks
Feg Murray (credited) (signed as Feg Murray)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Fanny Brice; Hugh Herbert; Constance Bennett
Keywords
Celebrity

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

Tim Tyler's Luck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Pencils
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Inks
Lyman Young (credited) (signed as Lyman Young)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to our village, Queen Lorono! Food shall be served.
Genre
adventure

White Buffalo - Part Three (Table of Contents: 15)

Timberline Tales / text story / 2.8 pages (report information)

Script
Rutherford Montgomery (credited as Rutherford G. Montgomery)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Feature name does not appear.

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

They'll Do It Every Time / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Jimmy Hatlo (credited) (signed as Jimmy Hatlo)
Pencils
Jimmy Hatlo (credited) (signed as Jimmy Hatlo)
Inks
Jimmy Hatlo (credited) (signed as Jimmy Hatlo)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, mama -- what do you see...
Genre
humor

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

Blondie / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Chic Young (credited) (signed as Chic Young)
Pencils
Chic Young (credited) (signed as Chic Young)
Inks
Chic Young (credited) (signed as Chic Young)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yoo-hoo, baby Dumpling. He's out, Alvin...
Genre
humor; domestic

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

Prince Valiant / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Foster (credited as Harold R. Foster) (signed as HAL FOSTER)
Pencils
Hal Foster (credited as Harold R. Foster) (signed as HAL FOSTER)
Inks
Hal Foster (credited as Harold R. Foster) (signed as HAL FOSTER)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sir Gawain falls an easy victim to the ransomers' clever trap, but Val escapes...
Genre
adventure; historical

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

Tillie the Toiler / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Russ Westover (credited) (signed as Russ Westover)
Pencils
Russ Westover (credited) (signed as Russ Westover)
Inks
Russ Westover (credited) (signed as Russ Westover)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Mac -- you're wanted on the phone at the club house.
Genre
drama; humor
Keywords
soap opera

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

Krazy Kat / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Herriman (signed as Herriman)
Pencils
George Herriman (signed as Herriman)
Inks
George Herriman (signed as Herriman)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sad appeal of your sweet song -- has made me feel that I'd be wrong...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; satire-parody

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

Puz-L-Zoo / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Seein' Stars / comic story / 0.85 page (report information)

Script
Feg Murray (credited) (signed as Feg Murray)
Pencils
Feg Murray (credited) (signed as Feg Murray)
Inks
Feg Murray (credited) (signed as Feg Murray)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Sonja Henie; W. C. Fields; Richard Dix

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

The Phantom / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lee Falk (credited)
Pencils
Ray Moore (credited)
Inks
Ray Moore (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Smith, we've traveled for two weeks and we've yet to see a native tribe.
Genre
adventure; jungle; superhero
Reprints
  • From Phantom daily strips (King Features Syndicate) 1937-06-25 - 1937-06-26 and 1937-06-28 - 1937-07-03
    [One panel is omitted from one of the dailies on each page, in order to fit two 4-panel strips onto each 7-panel page].

From the Gridiron the the Squared Circle (Table of Contents: 24)

Sports in Pictures / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Sords (signed as Sords)
Pencils
Jack Sords (signed as Sords)
Inks
Jack Sords (signed as Sords)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports
Characters
Bob Pastor

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

Teddy and Sitting Bull / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Pencils
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Inks
Joe Musial (credited) (signed as Musial)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm not a mama's boy -- I'd fight you now...
Genre
humor; children; domestic

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

The Pussycat Princess / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Anthony (credited)
Pencils
Ruth Carroll (credited) (signed as Ruth Carroll)
Inks
Ruth Carroll (credited) (signed as Ruth Carroll)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Congratulations! You had the most votes.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Room and Board / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Ahern (credited) (signed as Gene Ahern)
Pencils
Gene Ahern (credited) (signed as Gene Ahern)
Inks
Gene Ahern (credited) (signed as Gene Ahern)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That lid looks like the old-time kind..
Genre
humor; domestic

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

Nicodemus O'Malley / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
A. D. Carter (credited as Ad Carter)
Pencils
A. D. Carter (credited as Ad Carter)
Inks
A. D. Carter (credited as Ad Carter)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know -- Palsy-Walsy -- germs are terrible things.
Feature Logo
Nicodemus O'Malley and His Whale, Palsy-Walsy
Genre
humor; children; fantasy-supernatural

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

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Alexander McKay (credited as b) (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Owners:
David McKay; Alexander McKay; James S. McKay; Jennie S. McKay; John McKay; Mrs. A. Conrad Myers

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Katzenjammer Kids
  2. 1. ["Hello Pals, remember in our story of how Ace Comics are made..."]
  3. 2. ["You say you saw your master kill Jungle Jim in cold blood?"]
    Jungle Jim
  4. 3. Another Fighting Irshman [sic]
    Sports in Pictures
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Pete the Tramp
  6. 5. ["Hellup! Atta boy, inspector, chase him in a liddle closer!"]
    The Katzenjammer Kids
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Just Kids [1920s-50s]
  8. 7. ["No need to search any further, Spike..."]
    Curley Harper
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Daffydoodles
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Collectin' Stamps
  11. 10. ["Ha, ha, ha. I hafta laugh ever'time I think of us..."]
    Elmer [a young boy]
  12. 11. ["Hi ya! How's papa's lil' bag o'tricks?"]
    Etta Kett
  13. 12. ["Out'n my path, 'widder' Smif -- Ye call me 'widder'??"]
    Barney Google and Snuffy Smith
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Seein' Stars
  15. 14. ["Welcome to our village, Queen Lorono! Food shall be served."]
    Tim Tyler's Luck
  16. 15. White Buffalo - Part Three
    Timberline Tales
  17. 16. ["Well, mama -- what do you see..."]
    They'll Do It Every Time
  18. 17. ["Yoo-hoo, baby Dumpling. He's out, Alvin..."]
    Blondie
  19. 18. ["Sir Gawain falls an easy victim to the ransomers' clever trap, but Val escapes..."]
    Prince Valiant
  20. 19. ["Hey, Mac -- you're wanted on the phone at the club house."]
    Tillie the Toiler
  21. 20. ["The sad appeal of your sweet song -- has made me feel that I'd be wrong..."]
    Krazy Kat
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Puz-L-Zoo
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Seein' Stars
  24. 23. ["Mr. Smith, we've traveled for two weeks and we've yet to see a native tribe."]
    The Phantom
  25. 24. From the Gridiron the the Squared Circle
    Sports in Pictures
  26. 25. ["I'm not a mama's boy -- I'd fight you now..."]
    Teddy and Sitting Bull
  27. 26. ["Congratulations! You had the most votes."]
    The Pussycat Princess
  28. 27. ["That lid looks like the old-time kind.."]
    Room and Board
  29. 28. ["You know -- Palsy-Walsy -- germs are terrible things."]
    Nicodemus O'Malley
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
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