New Fun #v1#5
(August 1935)

DC, 1935 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD; 0.25 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1935
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Allied Publications, Inc.
Editing
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (president, editor and publisher); Connie Naar [as C. Naar] (assistant editor); Richard Loederer (art editor); H. D. Cushing (advertising manager); Rexford L. May (circulation manager)
Color
Black and White (#1-2), Partially in Color (#3-6)
Dimensions
10" x 15"
Paper Stock
Newsprint Interior, Glossy Covers (#1-3); Paper Covers (#4-6)
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

New FUN. August, 1935. Published monthly by National Allied Publications, Inc. Office of Publication, 420 De Soto Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. Editorial Office, 49 West 45th Street, New York City. Entered as second-class matter at the Post Office, St. Louis, Missouri, under the act of March 3, 1879. Subscription [prices?] twelve issues, in the United States and Possessions, and Mexico, South America and Spain, $1.00; [elsewhere $2.??]. Single copies, 10 cents. [??c in Canada].
[note, available scan is blurry, some parts uncertain. Next is an extended note about submissions, then]
Printed in the U.S.A. Contents copyrighted 1935, National Allied Publications, Inc. Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, President; Werner Stenzel, Vice-Pres.; T. J. B. Nicholson, Treasurer, Richard Heins, Asst. Treas.; B. Andreen, Secretary. Inquiries concerning advertising should be addressed to the Advertising Manager, New FUN, 49 West 45th Street, New York, N. Y.

Paper cover. 1st 44 page issue.


[Damsel in Distress, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Jack Woods / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Ramblin' Jim / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Stan Randall
Pencils
Stan Randall
Inks
Stan Randall
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well here's the edge of town...So long Sleepy Hollow!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

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

table of contents / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[The Gavonian Affair, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 4)

Sandra of the Secret Service / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Monroe Eisenberg
Inks
Monroe Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sandra; Lothar

[Barber Pole] (Table of Contents: 5)

Pincus / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pincus

[Prince of Patrania, Part 3] (Table of Contents: 6)

Spike Spalding / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
King Philip of Patrania

[Women Riders of the Winged Death] (Table of Contents: 7)

Don Drake on the Planet Saro / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Clem Gretter (signed)
Inks
Clem Gretter (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Don Drake; Betty; Zastia

In the Wake of the Wander [Part 3] (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Grim / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom Cooper [as Mac Fergus]
Pencils
Tom Cooper [as Mac Fergus]
Inks
Tom Cooper [as Mac Fergus]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Captain Grim

In Far Off China Sits Fang Gow (Table of Contents: 9)

Barry O'Neill / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Leo E. O'Mealia
Inks
Leo E. O'Mealia
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Barry O'Neill; Le Grand; Fang Gow (Villain)
Reprints

[Pipes] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sonny / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth [as Whit]
Pencils
Whitney Ellsworth [as Whit] (signed)
Inks
Whitney Ellsworth [as Whit] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Sonny

[On the Road, Part 4] (Table of Contents: 11)

Little Linda / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Inks
Whitney Ellsworth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children
Characters
Linda; Kelly

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

My Grandpa / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Tom McNamara
Pencils
Tom McNamara
Inks
Tom McNamara
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

After School / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Tom McNamara
Pencils
Tom McNamara (signed)
Inks
Tom McNamara
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And, so it goes...
Genre
children
Characters
Lefty; Slimsy

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

Famous Flights / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al Whitney ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Leonardo Da Vinci

Shavetail (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 1.45 pages (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from September 15, 1930 issue of Adventure Magazine.

Indexer Notes

Continues on pages 14 and 20.

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

Movies; Radio / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

The Nerve of It / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan [as Sullivan]
Pencils
Vin Sullivan [as Sullivan]
Inks
Vin Sullivan [as Sullivan]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say - Ain't a boy entitled to a little privacy...
Genre
humor

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

Oswald the Rabbit / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
John Lindermayer
Pencils
John Lindermayer
Inks
John Lindermayer
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Stamps and Coins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Fun Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Indian Ambush, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 21)

Buckskin Jim / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Tom Cooper
Pencils
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks
Tom Cooper
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

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

Sports / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Archibald
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Magdalena Kid (Table of Contents: 23)

text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script
William H. Cook
Letters
typeset

[The Haunted House, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 24)

Slim Pickins / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Stan Randall
Pencils
Stan Randall
Inks
Stan Randall
Letters
?

Characters
Slim Pickins (intro)

Midsummer Day's Dream (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 0.17 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leighton Budd
Inks
Leighton Budd
Letters
typeset

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

Mr. Plotz / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
E. J. Koscik
Pencils
E. J. Koscik
Inks
E. J. Koscik
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meestah Boychik, Meestah Plotz wants to spikking mit you!
Genre
humor

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

The Professor / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
E. J. Koscik
Pencils
E. J. Koscik
Inks
E. J. Koscik
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I want you men to guard room 9...
Genre
adventure; humor

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

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Modern times - Modern ideas - That's me!!
Genre
humor

[The Mystery Plane, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 29)

Bob Merritt / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Leo O'Mealia [as Lem]
Inks
Leo O'Mealia
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bob Merritt (intro)

Indexer Notes

Based on Bill Barnes pulp magazine written by Wheeler-Nicholson.

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

Comic Shorts / cartoon / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Adolph Schus (signed)
Pencils
Adolph Schus (signed)
Inks
Adolph Schus (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sissy!!
Genre
humor

[Episode 1] (Table of Contents: 31)

Treasure Island / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (adaptation)
Pencils
Sven Elven ?
Inks
Sven Elven ?
Letters
?

Genre
historical

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson novel. May be rearranged panels from the 1925 Wheeler-Nicholson Syndicated version.

The Evil Eye (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Stan Randall
Pencils
Stan Randall
Inks
Stan Randall
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Fanny / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! Look at all the jars of jam...
Genre
humor

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

Charley Fish / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say - Charley- I've been trying all afternoon to get a leaky bath tub out into the yard...
Genre
humor

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

Along the Main Line / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Tom Cooper
Pencils
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks
Tom Cooper
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh Ed! We're sure up agin it...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ed; Jake

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

New Fun Magic / text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Top Cross-Word Puzzle (Table of Contents: 37)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

Books Books / text article / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Lesson No. I: Construction (Table of Contents: 39)

Learn to Be a Cartoonist / activity / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Charles Shows (signed)
Pencils
Charles Shows (signed)
Inks
Charles Shows (signed)
Letters
?

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

Fun Fax / cartoon / 0.35 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A sheep, a rooster and a duck...
Genre
non-fiction

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

advertisement / 0.15 page (report information)

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

Fanny / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heads I go to the movies...
Genre
humor

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

Charley Fish / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Pencils
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Inks
Vin Sullivan (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just the spot I'm lookin for!!
Genre
humor

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

Captain Spinacker / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Mot]
Inks
? [as Mot]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get ready to shove off...

[The Bedouins, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 45)

Wing Brady / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Henry Kiefer
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

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

New Fun's Treasure Hunt / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

Children's Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Circus Day; The Plum Pudding Cat; Things to Do] (Table of Contents: 48)

Junior Funsters / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Connie Naar
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

African Antics (Table of Contents: 49)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Dick Loederer [as Dick]
Pencils
Dick Loederer [as Dick]
Inks
Dick Loederer [as Dick]
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[Ur the Caveboy, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 50)

Caveman Capers / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Dick Loederer
Pencils
Dick Loederer [as Dick]
Inks
Dick Loederer [as Dick]
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; children; historical
Characters
Ur; Wur

Indexer Notes

last appearance

General Simon Bolivar (Table of Contents: 51)

Famous in South America / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[Damsel in Distress, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 52)

Jack Woods / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Inks
W. C. Brigham (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Jack Woods

[The Needle] (Table of Contents: 53)

Man's Inventions / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Kiefer
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Weird Asia (Table of Contents: 54)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Dick Loederer [as Loe]
Pencils
Dick Loederer [as Loe]
Inks
Dick Loederer [as Loe]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 55)

Brad Hardy / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Dick Loederer
Pencils
Dick Loederer [as Richard Loederer]
Inks
Dick Loederer [as Richard Loederer]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The story so far: Brad Hardy and Lorraine Lewis with Prince Kardos are caught...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Brad Hardy; Lorraine Lewis; Prince Kardos; King Naga (villain, introduction); Rat Men

[Episode 5] (Table of Contents: 56)

Ivanhoe / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils
Raymond Perry (signed)
Inks
Raymond Perry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Ivanhoe; Cedric; Lady Rowena; Prince John; Waldemar Fitzurse; Locksley [Robin Hood]; Hubert

Indexer Notes

adapted from Sir Walter Scott's novel

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

In Days of Yore / comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
Dick Loederer
Pencils
Dick Loederer [as Rich]
Inks
Dick Loederer [as Rich]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The crossbow was so strong...
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 58)

Jack Andrews / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Tom Cooper
Pencils
Tom Cooper (signed)
Inks
Tom Cooper
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack makes a record breaking ski jump...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jack Andrews

[Dewey and the Pirates, Part 2] (Table of Contents: 59)

Midshipman Dewey / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Dick Loederer
Pencils
Dick Loederer [as Richard Loederer]
Inks
Dick Loederer [as Richard Loederer]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical
Characters
Jack Dewey

Bright Lights of History (Table of Contents: 60)

cartoon / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[In Ancient Egypt, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 61)

Magic Crystal of History / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
Monroe Eisenberg
Pencils
Monroe Eisenberg (credited)
Inks
Monroe Eisenberg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Bobby; Binks; Hotep

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 62)

comic story / 0.2 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is this you Uncle George?
Genre
humor

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

Pelion and Ossa / comic story / 0.8 page (report information)

Script
John Lindermayer
Pencils
John Lindermayer [as John Lindermayr] (signed)
Inks
John Lindermayer [as John Lindermayr] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say Pelican! How about me and you building an ice house like others are doing?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Pelion; Ossa

[Captain Kiddlaw, Part 5] (Table of Contents: 64)

2023: Super-Police / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ken Fitch
Pencils
Clemens Gretter
Inks
Clemens Gretter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rex Cosmos; Professor Stanley; Joan Stanley; Captain Kiddlaw (Villain)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 66) (Expand) /

Remington Rand / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Damsel in Distress, Part 1]
    Jack Woods
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. ["Well here's the edge of town...So long Sleepy Hollow!"]
    Ramblin' Jim
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [The Gavonian Affair, Part 5]
    Sandra of the Secret Service
  6. 5. [Barber Pole]
    Pincus
  7. 6. [Prince of Patrania, Part 3]
    Spike Spalding
  8. 7. [Women Riders of the Winged Death]
    Don Drake on the Planet Saro
  9. 8. In the Wake of the Wander [Part 3]
    Captain Grim
  10. 9. In Far Off China Sits Fang Gow
    Barry O'Neill
  11. 10. [Pipes]
    Sonny
  12. 11. [On the Road, Part 4]
    Little Linda
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    My Grandpa
  14. 13. ["And, so it goes..."]
    After School
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Famous Flights
  16. 15. Shavetail
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Movies; Radio
  18. 17. ["Say - Ain't a boy entitled to a little privacy..."]
    The Nerve of It
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Oswald the Rabbit
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Stamps and Coins
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Fun Mail
  22. 21. [Indian Ambush, Part 5]
    Buckskin Jim
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Sports
  24. 23. The Magdalena Kid
  25. 24. [The Haunted House, Part 1]
    Slim Pickins
  26. 25. Midsummer Day's Dream
  27. 26. ["Meestah Boychik, Meestah Plotz wants to spikking mit you!"]
    Mr. Plotz
  28. 27. ["I want you men to guard room 9..."]
    The Professor
  29. 28. ["Modern times - Modern ideas - That's me!!"]
  30. 29. [The Mystery Plane, Part 1]
    Bob Merritt
  31. 30. ["Sissy!!"]
    Comic Shorts
  32. 31. [Episode 1]
    Treasure Island
  33. 32. The Evil Eye
  34. 33. ["Gosh! Look at all the jars of jam..."]
    Fanny
  35. 34. ["Say - Charley- I've been trying all afternoon to get a leaky bath tub out into the yard..."]
    Charley Fish
  36. 35. ["Gosh Ed! We're sure up agin it..."]
    Along the Main Line
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    New Fun Magic
  38. 37. The Top Cross-Word Puzzle
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Books Books
  40. 39. Lesson No. I: Construction
    Learn to Be a Cartoonist
  41. 40. ["A sheep, a rooster and a duck..."]
    Fun Fax
  42. 41. [no title indexed]
  43. 42. ["Heads I go to the movies..."]
    Fanny
  44. 43. ["Just the spot I'm lookin for!!"]
    Charley Fish
  45. 44. ["Get ready to shove off..."]
    Captain Spinacker
  46. 45. [The Bedouins, Part 5]
    Wing Brady
  47. 46. [no title indexed]
    New Fun's Treasure Hunt
  48. 47. [no title indexed]
    Children's Page
  49. 48. [Circus Day; The Plum Pudding Cat; Things to Do]
    Junior Funsters
  50. 49. African Antics
  51. 50. [Ur the Caveboy, Part 5]
    Caveman Capers
  52. 51. General Simon Bolivar
    Famous in South America
  53. 52. [Damsel in Distress, Part 2]
    Jack Woods
  54. 53. [The Needle]
    Man's Inventions
  55. 54. Weird Asia
  56. 55. ["The story so far: Brad Hardy and Lorraine Lewis with Prince Kardos are caught..."]
    Brad Hardy
  57. 56. [Episode 5]
    Ivanhoe
  58. 57. ["The crossbow was so strong..."]
    In Days of Yore
  59. 58. ["Jack makes a record breaking ski jump..."]
    Jack Andrews
  60. 59. [Dewey and the Pirates, Part 2]
    Midshipman Dewey
  61. 60. Bright Lights of History
  62. 61. [In Ancient Egypt, Part 5]
    Magic Crystal of History
  63. 62. ["Is this you Uncle George?"]
  64. 63. ["Say Pelican! How about me and you building an ice house like others are doing?"]
    Pelion and Ossa
  65. 64. [Captain Kiddlaw, Part 5]
    2023: Super-Police
  66. 65. [no title indexed]
  67. 66. [no title indexed]
    Remington Rand
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