New Comics #v1#1
(December 1935)

DC, 1935 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1935
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Allied Newspaper Syndicate, Inc.
Editing:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson (editor, publisher); William H. Cook (managing editor); John F. Mahon (business manager); Vin Sullivan [as Vincent A. Sullivan] (assistant editor)
Color:
Full Color, Duotone, and Black and White
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint Interior, Paper Covers (#1-6); Glossy Covers (#7-11)
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

Indicia at top of inside front cover underneath the subtitle "The International Picture Story Magazine" and the editorial credits:

Published monthly by National Allied Newspaper Syndicate, Inc., 420 De Soto Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. Editorial Office, 373 Fourth Avenue, New York, N. Y. Second class entry pending at post office, St. Louis, Mo. under the act of March 3, 1879. Subscription rates: 12 issues in the United States, its possessions, and Mexico, South America and Spain—$1.00: elsewhere $2.60. Single copies 10 cents—(in Canada, 15 cents). The publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited manuscripts and drawings. Due care will be exercised in handling them. All drawings and manuscripts must be accompanied by sufficient postage for their return. Contents of this magazine may not be reprinted without permission of the publisher. Printed in U. S. A. Copyright 1935, National Allied Newspaper Syndicate, Inc. For advertising rates, address Advertising Dept., New Comics, 375 Fourth Avenue, New York, N. Y.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jibby Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jibby Jones
Reprints:

Give the Kid a Break! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Pastime Novelty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Salute! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Introduction (centered text column) surrounded by 16 various panels of comic art. The introduction is signed by The Editors.

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

Now--When I Was a Boy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Leo O'Mealia [as Leo]
Pencils:
Leo O'Mealia [as Leo]
Inks:
Leo O'Mealia [as Leo]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Look! Now -- When I was a boy - To find a horseshoe was considered luck...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Uncle Chris (only appearance)

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

Sir Loin of Beef / comic story / 1.87 pages (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
And stay out!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sir Loin of Beef; Cowhide

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

Axel / comic story / 0.13 page (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Axel

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

Billy the Kid / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Hey, Billy! Wait up fer a minit!
Genre:
children
Characters:
Billy the Kid (a boy); Pudge

[Knife Ambush, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 7)

Sagebrush n' Cactus / comic story / 3.87 pages (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sagebrush; Cactus; Betty

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

Fanny / comic story / 0.13 page (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Episode One] (Table of Contents: 9)

Vikings / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson ?
Pencils:
Rolland H. Livingstone
Inks:
Rolland H. Livingstone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
King Harald; Sigrid; Hagbard; Theseta; Ivar (Sigrid's baby); Kol; Hugin (Odin's raven); Munin (Odin's raven)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Jerry Bails.

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

J. Worthington Blimp, Esq. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Well folks, you are now looking at a man who will undoubtedly get his name down on the immortal pages of history...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
J. Worthington Blimp

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

The Tinker Twins at Penn Point / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Archibald
Pencils:
Joe Archibald
Inks:
Joe Archibald
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Heh heh! Yep, Flea. Pa said we would get along swell here at Penn Point...
Characters:
Hooty; Flea Tinker

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

Sawbones, C.O.D. (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Archibald
Pencils:
Joe Archibald
Inks:
Joe Archibald
Letters:
typeset

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

More Fun / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Hey! Fellers! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Pastime Novelty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

It's Magic / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Andrini the Great]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Petey the Pup (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Constance Naar
Pencils:
Constance Naar
Inks:
Constance Naar
Letters:
typeset

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

Needles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Stahl
Pencils:
Al Stahl
Inks:
Al Stahl
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Well - Ive just finished a correspondence course...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Needles

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

Dizzy and Daffy / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bo Brown
Pencils:
Bo Brown
Inks:
Bo Brown
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
I thought I recognized that windup...
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dizzy; Daffy

17-20 In the Black [Part 1] (Table of Contents: 19)

Jim Gale / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper [as Billy Weston]
Pencils:
Tom Cooper [as Billy Weston]
Inks:
Tom Cooper [as Billy Weston]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jim Gale; Kim

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jerry Bails.

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

Just Suppose / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
A. D. Kiefer
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
That the victorious Gauls in their stealthy approach on Rome...

Lesson I: Pen Lines (Table of Contents: 21)

Cartoon Corner / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Randall
Pencils:
Stan Randall [as Stanley] (signed)
Inks:
Stan Randall [as Stanley] (signed)
Letters:
Stan Randall ?

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

The Pixie Puzzle Adventures / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Matt Curzon
Pencils:
Matt Curzon
Inks:
Matt Curzon
Letters:
?

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

Chikko Chakko / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ellis Edwards
Pencils:
Ellis Edwards
Inks:
Ellis Edwards
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Caramba! A new hole in my zapas!
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chikko Chakko

A Voyage To Lilliput (Table of Contents: 24)

Gulliver's Travels / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Kelly
Pencils:
Walt Kelly
Inks:
Walt Kelly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Gulliver; Lilliputians
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

adapted from GULLIVER'S TRAVELS by Jonathan Swift

[Giving Up His Seat & Helping a Man in Need] (Table of Contents: 25)

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

Script:
Matt Curzon
Pencils:
Matt Curzon
Inks:
Matt Curzon
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Freddie Bell

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

Sister and Brother / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Emma McKean [as Ema Keen]
Pencils:
Emma McKean [as Ema Keen]
Inks:
Emma McKean [as Ema Keen]
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Hold the camera steady, Sister...
Characters:
Sister; Brother (only appearance)

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

Bunco the Bear / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Dave Ruth
Pencils:
Dave Ruth
Inks:
Dave Ruth
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
-And don't call on my daughter again...
Characters:
Bunco the Bear (only appearance)

[The Travel Twins] (Table of Contents: 28)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Emma McKean
Pencils:
Emma McKean
Inks:
Emma McKean
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

A paper doll page and a coloring page with poem.

[Sons of the Red Cormorant, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 29)

"Wing" Walker / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thor]
Pencils:
? [as Thor]
Inks:
? [as Thor]
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
"Wing" Walker; Sons of the Red Cormorant; Nipper

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

Cap'n Spinniker / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Cooper
Pencils:
Tom Cooper
Inks:
Tom Cooper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Cap'n Spinniker starts boring beneath the ice...
Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Previous appearance in New Fun #v1#6 (1/5 pg. strip) as Captain Spinacker.

An Important Stamp (Table of Contents: 31)

Stamps and Coins / text article / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Big Premium Offer (Table of Contents: 32) (Expand) /

New Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Hobbies / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Danny Ryan
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

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

Sports / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Archibald [as Archie]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

They Started Young! (Table of Contents: 35)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Archibald
Pencils:
Joe Archibald
Inks:
Joe Archibald
Letters:
Joe Archibald

Genre:
sports

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

Worth-While Films to Watch For / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Josephine Craig
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 37)

The Book Shelf / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Connie Naar
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes "The Radio Dialer."

[Episode One] (Table of Contents: 38)

Captain Quick / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Jon Blummer [as John Elby]
Inks:
Jon Blummer
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Quick; Marjorie Barlow; Lord Barlow
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Jerry Bails.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Jibby Jones / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Jibby, am leaving you money to get your hair cut...
Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Jibby Jones

[The Time Machine, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 40)

The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Oliver Weed; Uriah Mowcher; Fritz

[The Secret Cruise, Part 1] (Table of Contents: 41)

Ray and Gail / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clem Gretter
Pencils:
Clem Gretter
Inks:
Clem Gretter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Ray Coveal; Gail Coeval; John Coeval; Mary Coeval; Willie Gewgaw

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

Allan De Beaufort / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Allan, forced by treachery to find sanctuary among the enemies of the True Cross...
Genre:
historical
Characters:
Allan De Beaufort (only appearance)

Indexer Notes

Compare art to King Arthur in issue 3. Writer credit from Jerry Bails.

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

Dickie Duck / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Matt Curzon
Pencils:
Matt Curzon
Inks:
Matt Curzon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Hey you! Make yourself useful around here-
Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dickie Duck

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

Peter and Ho-lah-an / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rolland H. Livingstone [as Liv]
Pencils:
Rolland H. Livingstone [as Liv]
Inks:
Rolland H. Livingstone [as Liv]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Peter had a dog called Rab and a ram named Loki...
Characters:
Peter; Ho-lah-an

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

It's a Dern Lie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
R. G. Leffingwell
Pencils:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Inks:
R. G. Leffingwell (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Utah Falcon, my great-grandfather, was a renowned hunter...

Indexer Notes

"As told by G. W. Falcon, Evanston, Ill"

Little Miss Muffet Play Sets for Little Misses (Table of Contents: 46) (Expand) /

Pastime Novelty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Real... Shirley Temple Doll! (Table of Contents: 47) (Expand) /

Pastime Novelty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jibby Jones
  2. 1. Give the Kid a Break!
    Pastime Novelty Co.
  3. 2. Salute!
  4. 3. ["Look! Now -- When I was a boy - To find a horseshoe was considered luck..."]
    Now--When I Was a Boy
  5. 4. ["And stay out!"]
    Sir Loin of Beef
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Axel
  7. 6. ["Hey, Billy! Wait up fer a minit!"]
    Billy the Kid
  8. 7. [Knife Ambush, Part 1]
    Sagebrush n' Cactus
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Fanny
  10. 9. [Episode One]
    Vikings
  11. 10. ["Well folks, you are now looking at a man who will undoubtedly get his name down on the immortal pages of history..."]
    J. Worthington Blimp, Esq.
  12. 11. ["Heh heh! Yep, Flea. Pa said we would get along swell here at Penn Point..."]
    The Tinker Twins at Penn Point
  13. 12. Sawbones, C.O.D.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    More Fun
  15. 14. Hey! Fellers!
    Pastime Novelty Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    It's Magic
  17. 16. Petey the Pup
  18. 17. ["Well - Ive just finished a correspondence course..."]
    Needles
  19. 18. ["I thought I recognized that windup..."]
    Dizzy and Daffy
  20. 19. 17-20 In the Black [Part 1]
    Jim Gale
  21. 20. ["That the victorious Gauls in their stealthy approach on Rome..."]
    Just Suppose
  22. 21. Lesson I: Pen Lines
    Cartoon Corner
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    The Pixie Puzzle Adventures
  24. 23. ["Caramba! A new hole in my zapas!"]
    Chikko Chakko
  25. 24. A Voyage To Lilliput
    Gulliver's Travels
  26. 25. [Giving Up His Seat & Helping a Man in Need]
    Freddie Bell
  27. 26. ["Hold the camera steady, Sister..."]
    Sister and Brother
  28. 27. ["-And don't call on my daughter again..."]
    Bunco the Bear
  29. 28. [The Travel Twins]
  30. 29. [Sons of the Red Cormorant, Part 1]
    "Wing" Walker
  31. 30. ["Cap'n Spinniker starts boring beneath the ice..."]
    Cap'n Spinniker
  32. 31. An Important Stamp
    Stamps and Coins
  33. 32. Big Premium Offer
    New Comics
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Hobbies
  35. 34. [no title indexed]
    Sports
  36. 35. They Started Young!
  37. 36. [no title indexed]
    Worth-While Films to Watch For
  38. 37. [no title indexed]
    The Book Shelf
  39. 38. [Episode One]
    Captain Quick
  40. 39. ["Jibby, am leaving you money to get your hair cut..."]
    Jibby Jones
  41. 40. [The Time Machine, Part 1]
    The Strange Adventures of Mr. Weed
  42. 41. [The Secret Cruise, Part 1]
    Ray and Gail
  43. 42. ["Allan, forced by treachery to find sanctuary among the enemies of the True Cross..."]
    Allan De Beaufort
  44. 43. ["Hey you! Make yourself useful around here-"]
    Dickie Duck
  45. 44. ["Peter had a dog called Rab and a ram named Loki..."]
    Peter and Ho-lah-an
  46. 45. ["Utah Falcon, my great-grandfather, was a renowned hunter..."]
    It's a Dern Lie
  47. 46. Little Miss Muffet Play Sets for Little Misses
    Pastime Novelty Co.
  48. 47. A Real... Shirley Temple Doll!
    Pastime Novelty Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mark Sangster
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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