(August-October 1954)

Dell, 1939 Series
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Price
0.20 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1954-07-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Magazine [sans serif]
Editing
Bill Yates (editor); John Norment (associate editor); Frank Stockman (art editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date as given in the copyright application as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1954, page 283, registration number B487480.

And Away We Go! Jackie Gleason (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rowland Wilson (signed)
Inks
Rowland Wilson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Jackie Gleason
Keywords
paper dolls

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

Ballantine Beer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now, Let Your Sense of Humor Work for You! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Esar's Comic Dictionary; Horizon Press / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Louder and Funnier / text story / 2.44 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Yates; ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whereas, this issue, being the so-called summer
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Pages 2 through 7. Editor's remarks and a series of jokes.

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

cartoon / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien) (idea)
Pencils
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)
Inks
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)

Genre
humor
Characters
cowboy; cowgirl
Synopsis
The cowboy strikes a match to light the cowgirl's cigarette.

Indexer Notes

Page 2. No caption.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Marcus (signed as J. Marcus)
Pencils
Jerry Marcus (signed as J. Marcus)
Inks
Jerry Marcus (signed as J. Marcus)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
... Picnic; how did you spend the week-end?
Genre
humor
Characters
two male office workers

Indexer Notes

Page 3.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Caplan (signed)
Pencils
Irwin Caplan (signed)
Inks
Irwin Caplan (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You got me, sir, I don't know what the hell that is.
Genre
humor
Characters
two couples; waiter
Keywords
South Seas Room

Indexer Notes

Page 3.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Sid Gordin; Vicky Gordin (signed as Sivic)
Pencils
Sid Gordin; Vicky Gordin (signed as Sivic)
Inks
Sid Gordin; Vicky Gordin (signed as Sivic)
Letters
Sid Gordin; Vicky Gordin

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Kate, When you read this, I'll be on a train
Genre
humor
Characters
Kate
Keywords
dirty dishes

Indexer Notes

Page 4.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Roy Fox (signed)
Pencils
Roy Fox (signed)
Inks
Roy Fox (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, taking care of the house is your job.
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife
Keywords
camper; flat tire

Indexer Notes

Page 4.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Pencils
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Inks
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But you always sent me to the showers for saying that.
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
umpire; ball player
Keywords
baseball

Indexer Notes

Page 5.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
John Dempsey (signed)
Pencils
John Dempsey (signed)
Inks
John Dempsey (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Harry! Welcome to the convention! Wait'll you see what
Genre
humor
Characters
Harry; Harry's wife; conventioneer; desk clerk
Keywords
hotel lobby

Indexer Notes

Page 5.

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

cartoon / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Bob Campbell (signed)
Pencils
Bob Campbell (signed)
Inks
Bob Campbell (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Damn the galactic asteroids! Full steam ahead!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
two spacemen
Keywords
rocket ship

Indexer Notes

Page 6.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Stan Hunt (signed)
Pencils
Stan Hunt (signed)
Inks
Stan Hunt (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, dear! Another business trip?
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife
Keywords
liquor; suitcase

Indexer Notes

Page 7.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Brad Anderson (signed)
Pencils
Brad Anderson (signed)
Inks
Brad Anderson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can't we ever go for a Sunday drive without you listening for funny noises?
Genre
humor; car
Characters
husband; wife
Keywords
automobile

Indexer Notes

Page 7.

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

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Vahan Shirvanian (signed as Shirvanian)
Pencils
Vahan Shirvanian (signed as Shirvanian)
Inks
Vahan Shirvanian (signed as Shirvanian)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If Fred's invention is a success
Genre
humor
Characters
Fred; Fred's wife; wife's friend
Keywords
paint roller

Indexer Notes

Page 7.

And Away We Go! (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Steen
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; non-fiction
Characters
Jackie Gleason; Jack Philbin; Bullets Dorgom; Lee Reynolds; Lee Meyers; Tony
Keywords
vacation

Indexer Notes

An interview with Jackie Gleason. Pages 8 and 9.

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

Vacation Daze / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)
Pencils
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)
Inks
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Without thinking, we grabbed it for two weeks
Genre
humor
Characters
man and two women
Keywords
bug spray

Indexer Notes

Page 10.

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

Vacation Daze / cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Daly Detterberg (signed)
Pencils
Daly Detterberg (signed)
Inks
Daly Detterberg (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take away the decolletage and what've you got?
Genre
humor
Characters
three men; two women
Keywords
dude ranch

Indexer Notes

Page 10.

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

Vacation Daze / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Wesley Thompson (signed)
Pencils
Wesley Thompson (signed)
Inks
Wesley Thompson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wish you were here, wish you were here
Genre
humor
Characters
mailman
Keywords
beach

Indexer Notes

Page 10.

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

Vacation Daze / cartoon / 0.6 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Caplan (signed)
Pencils
Irwin Caplan (signed)
Inks
Irwin Caplan (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suppose we ought to buy some magazines
Genre
humor
Characters
two men; two women
Keywords
newsstand; railroad station; waiting room

Indexer Notes

Page 11.

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

Vacation Daze / cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Ben Thompson (signed)
Pencils
Ben Thompson (signed)
Inks
Ben Thompson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Faster - faster!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Page 11.

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

Vacation Daze / cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Gus Lundberg (signed as Lundberg)
Pencils
Gus Lundberg (signed as Lundberg)
Inks
Gus Lundberg (signed as Lundberg)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Howdy, Stranger!
Genre
humor
Characters
man; woman
Keywords
railroad station

Indexer Notes

Page 11.

Wish You Were Here - Like Fun (Table of Contents: 22)

Vacation Daze / text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Dick Ashbaugh
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Page 12.

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

Vacation Daze / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Herbert Goldberg (signed)
Pencils
Herbert Goldberg (signed)
Inks
Herbert Goldberg (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before the men go any further
Genre
humor
Characters
man; woman; natives
Keywords
safari

Indexer Notes

Page 12.

Tourist's Calendar (Table of Contents: 24)

Vacation Daze / text story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
W. F. Miksch
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I travel, which is seldom, I
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Page 13.

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

Vacation Daze / cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I guess you pay out of the house money again, dear.
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife; waiter
Keywords
restaurant

Indexer Notes

Page 13. The cartoonist's signature is not legible, although the last name starts with an "R".

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

Vacation Daze / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Pencils
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Inks
John Gallagher (signed as Gallagher)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh darn! There goes an alarm!
Genre
humor
Characters
two firemen
Keywords
fire company

Indexer Notes

Page 13.

1000 Jokes Goes To Africa (Table of Contents: 27)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Kraus [as Kraus] (signed)
Pencils
Bob Kraus [as Kraus] (signed)
Inks
Bob Kraus [as Kraus] (signed)
Letters
Bob Kraus [as Kraus] (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Being a colossal, stupendous sketcharama of Hollywood on location,
Genre
humor; satire-parody
Synopsis
Africa as seen by Hollywood movie makers.
Keywords
Africa; Hollywood

Indexer Notes

Pages 14 and 15.

Come On In, the Water's Cold (Table of Contents: 28)

Vacation Daze / text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
John Bailey
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If anybody accosts me on the beach
Genre
humor
Keywords
beach; swimming; waves

Indexer Notes

Pages 16 and 17.

[Suggestion Box] (Table of Contents: 29)

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Lindquist (signed) (idea)
Pencils
Lindquist (signed)
Inks
Lindquist (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
office worker
Keywords
suggestion box

Indexer Notes

Page 16. No caption.

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

cartoon / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Vahan Shirvanian (signed as Shirvanian)
Pencils
Vahan Shirvanian (signed as Shirvanian)
Inks
Vahan Shirvanian (signed as Shirvanian)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get your foot off my side!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
two boys
Keywords
bed

Indexer Notes

Page 17.

Vacation Footnotes (Table of Contents: 31)

Vacation Daze / text story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Ed Peters
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your vacation dreams will come
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Page 17.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep talking. Pretend the process server is part of the play.
Genre
humor
Characters
process server; two actors
Keywords
theatre

Indexer Notes

Page 17. Signature not legible.

Phoney Business (Table of Contents: 33)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)
Pencils
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)
Inks
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The call on someone else's phone,
Genre
humor
Characters
office workers
Synopsis
A humorous look at office workers using the telephone.
Keywords
switchboard; telephones

Indexer Notes

Pages 18 and 19. Eight cartoons, four on each page.

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

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Michael Berry (signed)
Pencils
Michael Berry (signed)
Inks
Michael Berry (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Guide Book says it's a must!
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife; dancers
Keywords
can can; Folies Berge; Paris

Indexer Notes

Page 20.

They Shall Not Pass! (Table of Contents: 35)

It Could Be Verse / text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
M. A. Huskins; Richard Wheeler; Selma Raskin; S. Omar Barker; Ethel Plummer; Ed Whittaker
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Page 21. Seven poems. Title is taken from the first poem.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi) (idea)
Pencils
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)
Inks
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)

Genre
humor; car
Characters
gas station attendant
Synopsis
While pumping gas, the attendant peeks into the trailer window.
Keywords
automobile; gas station; trailer

Indexer Notes

Page 21. No caption.

Go Vest, Young Man (Table of Contents: 37)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ralston Jones
Pencils
Ralston Jones
Inks
Ralston Jones
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A practical guide for the fashion-conscious male
Genre
humor; fashion
Characters
Eight men
Synopsis
A humorous look at men's vests.
Keywords
vests

Indexer Notes

Pages 22 and 23.

Man's First Fire (Table of Contents: 38)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Pencils
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)
Inks
Jerry Marcus (signed as Marcus)

Genre
humor
Characters
caveman; cavewoman
Synopsis
How lighting a fire was discovered.

Indexer Notes

Page 24. Seven panel story.

What Are We Waiting For? Let's Go! (Table of Contents: 39)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Parke Cummings
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the old days the states of this
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A look at what the 48 states are doing to attract tourists.

Indexer Notes

Page 25.

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

cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Salo (signed)
Pencils
Salo (signed)
Inks
Salo (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gave up smoking.
Genre
humor
Characters
two men
Keywords
bus stop; paddle ball

Indexer Notes

Page 25.

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

Service Please / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Schroeter (signed as B. Schroeter) (idea)
Pencils
Bob Schroeter (signed as B. Schroeter)
Inks
Bob Schroeter (signed as B. Schroeter)

Genre
humor; military
Characters
man
Synopsis
Two panel gag showing a man as a soldier, then later, after his discharge.
Keywords
barracks; bed; honorable discharge; pin-ups

Indexer Notes

Page 26. No caption.

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

Service Please / cartoon / 0.17 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb) (idea)
Pencils
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Inks
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)

Genre
humor; military
Keywords
army barracks; beds; movie projector; pin-ups

Indexer Notes

Page 26. No caption.

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

Service Please / cartoon / 0.16 page (report information)

Script
Harry Mace (signed) (idea)
Pencils
Harry Mace (signed)
Inks
Harry Mace (signed)

Genre
humor; military
Characters
sailor; woman in uniform
Synopsis
Two panel gag of a sailor showing a signal flag message to a service woman.
Keywords
signal flags

Indexer Notes

Page 26. No caption.

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

Service Please / cartoon / 0.17 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If there's one thing I hate, it's a guy who has to have
Genre
humor; military
Characters
enlisted man; sergeant

Indexer Notes

Page 26.

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

Service Please / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Virgil Partch (signed) (idea)
Pencils
Virgil Partch (signed)
Inks
Virgil Partch (signed)

Genre
humor; military
Characters
soldiers; sergeant
Synopsis
The sergeant notices a soldier with a bottle of booze instead of a canteen.
Keywords
booze; canteen; parade; rifles

Indexer Notes

Page 27. No caption.

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

Service Please / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
C. Hopkins (signed)
Pencils
C. Hopkins (signed)
Inks
C. Hopkins (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shall we shoot, or should we take them alive?
Genre
humor; military
Characters
two soldier; several Communist soldiers
Synopsis
Two soldiers in a foxhole face an enemy charge.
Keywords
Korean War

Indexer Notes

Page 27.

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

Service Please / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
? [as Gabe] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Gabe] (signed)
Inks
? [as Gabe] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm afraid Major Carney must get over the fact
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Major Carney; two officers; five enlisted men
Keywords
inspection

Indexer Notes

Page 27.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That should get rid of that squealing noise.
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife
Keywords
fan; oil can

Indexer Notes

Page 28.

The Morris Theory of Musical Shapes (Table of Contents: 49)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
W. F. Miksch
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Morris
Synopsis
A man at the bar describes the shapes of music.
Keywords
Carmen; Home on the Range; Indian Love Call; juke box; the Torreador Song

Indexer Notes

Pages 28 and 29.

[Travel Agency] (Table of Contents: 50)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Al Kaufman (signed) (idea)
Pencils
Al Kaufman (signed)
Inks
Al Kaufman (signed)
Letters
Al Kaufman (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
The sign on a travel agency door reads "Closed on vacation."
Keywords
Bermuda; Cuba; Florida; Italy; Mexico; South Africa; Spain; Switzerland

Indexer Notes

Page 29. No caption, however several lettered signs in the door and windows.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jerry Marcus (signed)
Pencils
Jerry Marcus (signed)
Inks
Jerry Marcus (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Darling! You're back sooner than I expected!
Genre
humor
Characters
wife; husband; husband's friends
Synopsis
The wife comes home early and the poker players scramble out the side window.
Keywords
playing cards; poker chips

Indexer Notes

Page 29.

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

cartoon / 0.44 page (report information)

Script
Stan Fine (signed)
Pencils
Stan Fine (signed)
Inks
Stan Fine (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Answer that, Lou Ann. It must be my blind date.
Genre
humor
Characters
Lou Ann; woman; man

Indexer Notes

Page 30.

We're Sticklers for Stickers (Table of Contents: 53)

text story / 0.23 page (report information)

Script
Paul C. Law
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're what you might call "stuck up" travellers.
Genre
humor
Keywords
travel stickers

Indexer Notes

Page 30.

Epic Moments In International Relations (Table of Contents: 54)

text story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Parke Cummings
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hans, a ten-year-old Dutch boy,
Genre
humor
Characters
Hans; Cyril J. Toffingham; T.W. Munderson
Synopsis
Five "epic" moments.
Keywords
aborigines; Australia; baseball; bath tubs; Brimania; cricket; Hemoglavia; India; New York City; soccer match

Indexer Notes

Page 30.

20,000 Legs Under the Sea (Table of Contents: 55)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Herb Green (signed)
Pencils
Herb Green (signed)
Inks
Herb Green (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A new sport is currently making a big splash
Genre
humor
Keywords
underwater

Indexer Notes

Page 31.

This Rod Ain't So Hot (Table of Contents: 56)

text story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Paul C. Law
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Because Mr. Law once broke the muffler
Genre
humor; car
Keywords
hot rod

Indexer Notes

Page 32.

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

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Reamer Keller (signed)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of course I know it's a safety zone! That's why I drove into it!
Genre
humor; car
Characters
woman driver; policeman
Keywords
traffic

Indexer Notes

Page 32.

[I Don't Know What You Call It] (Table of Contents: 58)

text story / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Dick Emmons
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I find that the proprietors of hardware stores
Genre
humor
Keywords
hardware store

Indexer Notes

Page 33.

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

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Bo Brown (signed)
Pencils
Bo Brown (signed)
Inks
Bo Brown (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, I had an escort, but there wasn't room for him in the taxi.
Genre
humor
Characters
woman; doorman; taxi driver
Keywords
Club Lido; taxi cab

Indexer Notes

Page 33.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 60)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
? [as Bailey] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Bailey] (signed)
Inks
? [as Bailey] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nothing here tonight but the intelligentsia
Genre
humor
Characters
usher; ticket taker; audience members
Keywords
theater

Indexer Notes

Page 33.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 61)

Varsity Varieties / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An old gentleman riding the top of a double-decker
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Pages 34 and 35. Short humor selections from college publications including Yale Record, Columbia Jester, Penn State Froth, Texas Ranger, The Log, Profile, Rammer Jammer and Leer.

[Dizzy Gillespie] (Table of Contents: 62)

Varsity Varieties / cartoon / 0.1 page (report information)

Script
Alan Sagin (signed)
Pencils
Alan Sagin (signed)
Inks
Alan Sagin (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
Dizzy Gillespie's door with a sign hanging from the knob.

Indexer Notes

Page 34. From Shaft, a college publication.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 63)

Varsity Varieties / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Childs ? (signed as signed)
Pencils
Childs ? (signed as signed)
Inks
Childs ? (signed as signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, no, Roger, Tschaikowsky is the one with the crack in it.
Genre
humor
Characters
two men
Keywords
classical music

Indexer Notes

Page 34. From the Yale Record.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 64)

Varsity Varieties / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
E. Zimmerman (signed) (idea)
Pencils
E. Zimmerman (signed)
Inks
E. Zimmerman (signed)

Genre
humor
Synopsis
An outline of a woman is formed by the tracks of a camel near two pyramids.
Keywords
camel; pyramids

Indexer Notes

Page 35. From the Yale Record.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 65)

Varsity Varieties / cartoon / 0.24 page (report information)

Script
Collbuhlez (signed) (idea)
Pencils
Collbuhlez ? (signed)
Inks
Collbuhlez ? (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
man
Synopsis
A man studies a folded fire hose on a wall surrounded by abstract art.
Keywords
abstract art; art gallery; fire hose

Indexer Notes

Page 35. Form Shaft, a college publication.

Ailments My Heirs Are Heir To (Table of Contents: 66)

text story / 0.44 page (report information)

Script
Dick Emmons
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All the pediatricians I know are so busy
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Pages 36 and 37.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 67)

cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Try it this way, Harry. . . it's easier!
Genre
humor; jungle
Characters
Harry; man; four natives
Keywords
jungle

Indexer Notes

Page 36.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 68)

cartoon / 0.11 page (report information)

Script
Richard McCallister (signed as McCallister)
Pencils
Richard McCallister (signed as McCallister)
Inks
Richard McCallister (signed as McCallister)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young man, don't marry a woman who has flaring nostrils.
Genre
humor
Characters
boy on a bicycle; man on park bench

Indexer Notes

Page 37.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 69)

cartoon / 0.44 page (report information)

Script
Bob Schroeter (signed as B. Schroeter)
Pencils
Bob Schroeter (signed as B. Schroeter)
Inks
Bob Schroeter (signed as B. Schroeter)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm up here, taking a shower. . .
Genre
humor
Characters
man in bath tub
Keywords
bath tub; nylon stockings

Indexer Notes

Page 37.

Let's Take Pictures (Table of Contents: 70)

text story / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
Joseph O. Sherman
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you are new at photography and
Genre
humor
Characters
Aunt Helen; Marilyn Monroe
Keywords
photography

Indexer Notes

Page 37.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 71)

That's a Woman for You / cartoon / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Chas. Skiles (signed)
Pencils
Chas. Skiles (signed)
Inks
Chas. Skiles (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And don't bleed on the wallpaper!
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife
Keywords
hammer; living room; picture

Indexer Notes

Page 38.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 72)

That's a Woman for You / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Pencils
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Inks
John Norment (signed as normEnt)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I need money for a new sable coat
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife

Indexer Notes

Page 38.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 73)

That's a Woman for You / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Bob Barnes (signed)
Pencils
Bob Barnes (signed)
Inks
Bob Barnes (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Quit following me or I'll call a minister!
Genre
humor
Characters
woman; man
Keywords
city park

Indexer Notes

Page 39.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 74)

That's A Woman For You / cartoon / 0.17 page (report information)

Script
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)
Pencils
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)
Inks
Jack O'Brien (signed as O'Brien)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
George, will you tell my father you
Genre
humor
Characters
woman; George (on telephone); Bill Johnson (mentioned)
Keywords
telephone

Indexer Notes

Page 39.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 75)

That's a Woman for You / cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
George Wolfe (signed)
Pencils
George Wolfe (signed)
Inks
George Wolfe (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That fresh bus driver was so anxious to give me nineteen
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife
Keywords
nickels

Indexer Notes

Page 39.

Sirs, You Have Sprained My Rep- (Table of Contents: 76)

text story / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
Marvin Grasse
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In one swell-swoop you have made
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Pidget; Clarence; Gadstone; Gladstone; Newberry; Oldberry; Anolg Claytdg
Synopsis
A proofreader writes a letter of complaint to a publisher.

Indexer Notes

Page 40. Through out the text, author Marvin Grasse has substituted words and grammar that are completely wrong but would be caught by a proofreader.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 77)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Herb Green (signed)
Pencils
Herb Green (signed)
Inks
Herb Green (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't tell me they've got you doing that weather forecasting program?
Genre
humor
Characters
artist; man in a suit
Keywords
easel; television camera

Indexer Notes

Page 40.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 78)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Mike Hertz (signed)
Pencils
Mike Hertz (signed)
Inks
Mike Hertz (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Then would you mind messing up your hair a little bit?
Genre
humor
Characters
man; woman
Keywords
moon; party; patio

Indexer Notes

Page 40.

A Hat In the Hand Is Worth Two In the Closet (Table of Contents: 79)

text story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Dick Emmons
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have only one hat that I wear to parties.
Genre
humor
Characters
Dwight Eisenhower (mentioned)
Keywords
hat

Indexer Notes

Page 41.

Anyone Can Learn To Dance (Table of Contents: 80) (Expand) /

Pioneer Publications / advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 81)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Bo Brown (signed)
Pencils
Bo Brown (signed)
Inks
Bo Brown (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I guess I'll be traded soon! The fortune teller told me
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
four baseball players
Keywords
bats; dugout; Pittsburgh Pirates; World Series

Indexer Notes

Page 41.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 82)

cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Caplan (signed)
Pencils
Irwin Caplan (signed)
Inks
Irwin Caplan (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're just worried that he will make a sap out of you
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife; son
Keywords
breakfast table; stock market

Indexer Notes

Page 42.

How Good Is Your Credit Rating? (Table of Contents: 83)

text story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Parke Cummings
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ever stop to think that you might
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Ten questions to ask of yourself about your credit rating.

Indexer Notes

Page 42.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 84)

cartoon / 0.37 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm putting your tip on the table now-
Genre
humor
Characters
man; waiter
Keywords
restaurant

Indexer Notes

Page 43. Illegible signature: Ja-- Mar---

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 85)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Phil Interlandi (signed)
Pencils
Phil Interlandi (signed)
Inks
Phil Interlandi (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's me! It's me! Don't you recognize your own car, stupid?
Genre
humor
Characters
woman (wife); policeman (husband)
Synopsis
A policeman writes a parking ticket for his own car.
Keywords
automobiles; parking meter

Indexer Notes

Page 43.

Be Popular! (Table of Contents: 86) (Expand) /

Pickwick Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 87)

cartoon / 0.3 page (report information)

Script
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)
Pencils
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)
Inks
Phil Interlandi (signed as Interlandi)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, you're right there; she doesn't take the bumps
Genre
humor; car
Characters
man; woman
Keywords
convertible; country road

Indexer Notes

Page 44.

Puns Over Lightly (Table of Contents: 88)

activity / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
Eric Ericson
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The answers to the missing word
Genre
humor
Keywords
puns

Indexer Notes

Page 44.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 89)

cartoon / 0.37 page (report information)

Script
Bill Ruble (signed) (idea)
Pencils
Bill Ruble (signed)
Inks
Bill Ruble (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
woman; man
Synopsis
A man admires a woman's legs as seen through a Dutch door.
Keywords
doorway; legs

Indexer Notes

Page 44. No caption.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 90)

cartoon / 0.11 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait dad! We're married now! Remember?
Genre
humor
Characters
wife; wife's father; husband
Keywords
doorway

Indexer Notes

Page 44.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 91)

cartoon / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
John Dempsey (signed)
Pencils
John Dempsey (signed)
Inks
John Dempsey (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And I got a 'Satisfactory' in whatever this is-
Genre
humor
Characters
father; son
Keywords
report card

Indexer Notes

Page 45.

Go On; Take Two or Three (Table of Contents: 92)

text story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Parke Cummings
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is nothing wrong with a tray
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Suggestions for time-saving appetizers.
Keywords
clams; crackers; lettuce; mayonnaise; potato

Indexer Notes

Page 45.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 93) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 94)

cartoon / 0.44 page (report information)

Script
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Pencils
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Inks
Clyde Lamb (signed as Lamb)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pass it on!
Genre
humor
Characters
man with a broom; partygoers
Synopsis
A man bangs his ceiling with a broom to quiet a loud party four levels above him.
Keywords
apartment building; loud party; night

Indexer Notes

Page 46.

Wait Till Next Time (Table of Contents: 95)

text story / 0.23 page (report information)

Script
Harold Winerip
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Enough is enough: my days of nodding at hokum
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Page 46.

I Mean Exactly What I Say (Table of Contents: 96)

text story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Parke Cummings
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Recently I read a questionnaire designed
Genre
humor
Characters
Bellingham; Emerson
Synopsis
An exercise in going off on tangents.
Keywords
Russia

Indexer Notes

Page 46.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 97)

cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
Reamer Keller (signed)
Pencils
Reamer Keller (signed)
Inks
Reamer Keller (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's set a time limit. We'll play until Tuesday.
Genre
humor
Characters
four card players
Keywords
poker

Indexer Notes

Page 47.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 98)

cartoon / 0.23 page (report information)

Script
Larry Harris (signed)
Pencils
Larry Harris (signed)
Inks
Larry Harris (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Fred, slip it in there-- but be careful you don't
Genre
humor
Characters
husband; wife; male guest
Keywords
closet; clothing

Indexer Notes

Page 47.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 99)

cartoon / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
? [as Hart ?] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Hart ?] (signed)
Inks
? [as Hart ?] (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fore!
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
two golfers
Keywords
golf

Indexer Notes

Page 47. The artist's signature is partially obscured, begins with "Hart".

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 100) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.22 page (report information)

Puzzle Fans! (Table of Contents: 101) (Expand) /

Dell Anacrostic Puzzles / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.11 page (report information)

Word Derivations (Table of Contents: 102)

text article / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Cliff Fitton
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stupid - From the old Gaelic- Stuopides
Genre
humor
Synopsis
The author's version of word origins.

Indexer Notes

Page 48.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 103)

cartoon / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Fred Levinson (signed)
Pencils
Fred Levinson (signed)
Inks
Fred Levinson (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't forget to write.
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
boy in a space suit; boy on roof

Indexer Notes

Page 48.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 104) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Thousands Now Play (Table of Contents: 105) (Expand) /

U.S. School of Music / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. And Away We Go! Jackie Gleason
  2. 1. ["William B. Wise was a lovelorn lad"]
    Ballantine Beer
  3. 2. Now, Let Your Sense of Humor Work for You!
    Esar's Comic Dictionary; Horizon Press
  4. 3. ["Whereas, this issue, being the so-called summer"]
    Louder and Funnier
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ["... Picnic; how did you spend the week-end?"]
  7. 6. ["You got me, sir, I don't know what the hell that is."]
  8. 7. ["Dear Kate, When you read this, I'll be on a train"]
  9. 8. ["Well, taking care of the house is your job."]
  10. 9. ["But you always sent me to the showers for saying that."]
  11. 10. ["Hi, Harry! Welcome to the convention! Wait'll you see what"]
  12. 11. ["Damn the galactic asteroids! Full steam ahead!"]
  13. 12. ["Oh, dear! Another business trip?"]
  14. 13. ["Can't we ever go for a Sunday drive without you listening for funny noises?"]
  15. 14. ["If Fred's invention is a success"]
  16. 15. And Away We Go!
  17. 16. ["Without thinking, we grabbed it for two weeks"]
    Vacation Daze
  18. 17. ["Take away the decolletage and what've you got?"]
    Vacation Daze
  19. 18. ["Wish you were here, wish you were here"]
    Vacation Daze
  20. 19. ["Suppose we ought to buy some magazines"]
    Vacation Daze
  21. 20. ["Faster - faster!"]
    Vacation Daze
  22. 21. ["Howdy, Stranger!"]
    Vacation Daze
  23. 22. Wish You Were Here - Like Fun
    Vacation Daze
  24. 23. ["Before the men go any further"]
    Vacation Daze
  25. 24. Tourist's Calendar
    Vacation Daze
  26. 25. ["I guess you pay out of the house money again, dear."]
    Vacation Daze
  27. 26. ["Oh darn! There goes an alarm!"]
    Vacation Daze
  28. 27. 1000 Jokes Goes To Africa
  29. 28. Come On In, the Water's Cold
    Vacation Daze
  30. 29. [Suggestion Box]
  31. 30. ["Get your foot off my side!"]
  32. 31. Vacation Footnotes
    Vacation Daze
  33. 32. ["Keep talking. Pretend the process server is part of the play."]
  34. 33. Phoney Business
  35. 34. ["The Guide Book says it's a must!"]
  36. 35. They Shall Not Pass!
    It Could Be Verse
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
  38. 37. Go Vest, Young Man
  39. 38. Man's First Fire
  40. 39. What Are We Waiting For? Let's Go!
  41. 40. ["Gave up smoking."]
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
    Service Please
  43. 42. [no title indexed]
    Service Please
  44. 43. [no title indexed]
    Service Please
  45. 44. ["If there's one thing I hate, it's a guy who has to have"]
    Service Please
  46. 45. [no title indexed]
    Service Please
  47. 46. ["Shall we shoot, or should we take them alive?"]
    Service Please
  48. 47. ["I'm afraid Major Carney must get over the fact"]
    Service Please
  49. 48. ["That should get rid of that squealing noise."]
  50. 49. The Morris Theory of Musical Shapes
  51. 50. [Travel Agency]
  52. 51. ["Darling! You're back sooner than I expected!"]
  53. 52. ["Answer that, Lou Ann. It must be my blind date."]
  54. 53. We're Sticklers for Stickers
  55. 54. Epic Moments In International Relations
  56. 55. 20,000 Legs Under the Sea
  57. 56. This Rod Ain't So Hot
  58. 57. ["Of course I know it's a safety zone! That's why I drove into it!"]
  59. 58. [I Don't Know What You Call It]
  60. 59. ["Yes, I had an escort, but there wasn't room for him in the taxi."]
  61. 60. ["Nothing here tonight but the intelligentsia"]
  62. 61. ["An old gentleman riding the top of a double-decker"]
    Varsity Varieties
  63. 62. [Dizzy Gillespie]
    Varsity Varieties
  64. 63. ["No, no, Roger, Tschaikowsky is the one with the crack in it."]
    Varsity Varieties
  65. 64. [no title indexed]
    Varsity Varieties
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
    Varsity Varieties
  67. 66. Ailments My Heirs Are Heir To
  68. 67. ["Try it this way, Harry. . . it's easier!"]
  69. 68. ["Young man, don't marry a woman who has flaring nostrils."]
  70. 69. ["I'm up here, taking a shower. . ."]
  71. 70. Let's Take Pictures
  72. 71. ["And don't bleed on the wallpaper!"]
    That's a Woman for You
  73. 72. ["I need money for a new sable coat"]
    That's a Woman for You
  74. 73. ["Quit following me or I'll call a minister!"]
    That's a Woman for You
  75. 74. ["George, will you tell my father you"]
    That's A Woman For You
  76. 75. ["That fresh bus driver was so anxious to give me nineteen"]
    That's a Woman for You
  77. 76. Sirs, You Have Sprained My Rep-
  78. 77. ["Don't tell me they've got you doing that weather forecasting program?"]
  79. 78. ["Then would you mind messing up your hair a little bit?"]
  80. 79. A Hat In the Hand Is Worth Two In the Closet
  81. 80. Anyone Can Learn To Dance
    Pioneer Publications
  82. 81. ["I guess I'll be traded soon! The fortune teller told me"]
  83. 82. ["You're just worried that he will make a sap out of you"]
  84. 83. How Good Is Your Credit Rating?
  85. 84. ["I'm putting your tip on the table now-"]
  86. 85. ["It's me! It's me! Don't you recognize your own car, stupid?"]
  87. 86. Be Popular!
    Pickwick Company
  88. 87. ["No, you're right there; she doesn't take the bumps"]
  89. 88. Puns Over Lightly
  90. 89. [no title indexed]
  91. 90. ["Wait dad! We're married now! Remember?"]
  92. 91. ["And I got a 'Satisfactory' in whatever this is-"]
  93. 92. Go On; Take Two or Three
  94. 93. [no title indexed]
  95. 94. ["Pass it on!"]
  96. 95. Wait Till Next Time
  97. 96. I Mean Exactly What I Say
  98. 97. ["Let's set a time limit. We'll play until Tuesday."]
  99. 98. ["Okay, Fred, slip it in there-- but be careful you don't"]
  100. 99. ["Fore!"]
  101. 100. [no title indexed]
  102. 101. Puzzle Fans!
    Dell Anacrostic Puzzles
  103. 102. Word Derivations
  104. 103. ["Don't forget to write."]
  105. 104. ["Hi Pal! Win $100 as I just did!"]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  106. 105. Thousands Now Play
    U.S. School of Music
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