Comics on Parade #v2#11 (23)
(February 1940)

United Feature, 1938 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
United Feature Syndicate Inc.
Editing
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Abbie an' Slats / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Raeburn Van Buren
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Abbie Scrapple; Slats Scrapple

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

Tailspin Tommy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Hal Forrest
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tommy is gravely concerned at the new menace...
Genre
adventure; aviation

Seversky Trainer (Table of Contents: 2)

Tailspin Tommy Model Plans / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

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

Abbie an' Slats / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Raeburn Van Buren
Pencils
Raeburn Van Buren
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just for the thrill o' fighting Slugger Guard...
Genre
drama; humor

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

Grin and Bear It / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Lichty
Pencils
George Lichty
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Jasper / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Frank Owen
Pencils
Frank Owen
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Wayne Webster And The Silver Streak - Chapter Three (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Thank Ye Ma'am (Table of Contents: 7)

How It Began / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Paul Berdanier
Pencils
Paul Berdanier
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Beautiful Florentina (Table of Contents: 8)

Twice Told Tales / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Paul Berdanier
Pencils
Paul Berdanier
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
history

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

The Captain and the Kids / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Rudolph Dirks
Pencils
Rudolph Dirks
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic; adventure; children

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

Looy Dot Dope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will power -- that mighty motor of the mind which makes men titans of success of pygmies of unimportance...
Genre
humor
Characters
George Dilbury
Synopsis
Dilbury reads a book on will power and demands a raise at work. He's fired instead.

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

Looy Dot Dope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll apply for that right now!
Genre
humor
Characters
Looy
Synopsis
Looy applies for a job as a nightclub bouncer, but his first assignment is to fire the incumbent: a woman.

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

Looy Dot Dope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So! You let another salesman put a fast one over on you, eh?
Genre
humor
Characters
George Dilbury; Mrs. Dilbury
Synopsis
Dilbury berates his wife for buying a new vacuum cleaner, but is then swindled by a door-to-door salesman himself.

The Son of Tarzan (Table of Contents: 13)

Tarzan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Pencils
Rex Maxon
Inks
R. W. Palmer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle

In Salvador (Table of Contents: 14)

Stampin' Around / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

With stamp ads.

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

Ella Cinders / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Conselman
Pencils
Charlie Plumb
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; humor

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

Grin and Bear It / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Lichty
Pencils
George Lichty
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Dynamite Dunn / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

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

Nancy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ernie Bushmiller
Pencils
Ernie Bushmiller
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic; teen

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

Little Mary Mixup / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. M. Brinkerhoff
Pencils
R. M. Brinkerhoff (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
domestic

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

Danny Dingle / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bernard Dibble
Pencils
Bernard Dibble (credited)
Inks
Bernard Dibble
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Danny's mother has just overheard him and his dad discussing a plan to rent themselves out as lease-busters.
Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Dingle; Dilbury Dingle; Ma Dingle; Tony; Mr. Maloney
Synopsis
Danny tries to help a client get rid of his mother-in-law, and prevent a policeman from stealing a fruit vendor's apples. Failing in both of these efforts, he attempts to convince a noisy opera singer to move away, and eject a bore from a private club. Again, no success for Danny.

Indexer Notes

This is two separate Sunday strips, each with a title logo, but the story continues from one to the next.

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

The Boomers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Richards
Pencils
Dick Richards
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
domestic

A Woman Saved the West (Table of Contents: 22)

Unbelievable - But True / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Frank N. Ernst
Pencils
Frank N. Ernst
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Jessie Fremont

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

Alice / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Olive Ray Scott
Pencils
Edward Daniel Kuekes
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Broncho Bill / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harry O'Neill
Pencils
Harry O'Neill (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

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

Cynical Susie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Li'l Abner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Al Capp
Pencils
Al Capp
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By means of ventriloquism, Marryin' Sam makes it appear that Pappy is calling some other woman's name...
Genre
humor

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

Billy Make-Believe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. E. Homan
Pencils
R. E. Homan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Appears on 2/3 of three pages.

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

How To Make It / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
R. E. Homan (signed)
Pencils
R. E. Homan (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Appears on 1/3 of two pages.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Abbie an' Slats
  2. 1. ["Tommy is gravely concerned at the new menace..."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  3. 2. Seversky Trainer
    Tailspin Tommy Model Plans
  4. 3. ["Just for the thrill o' fighting Slugger Guard..."]
    Abbie an' Slats
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Grin and Bear It
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Jasper
  7. 6. Wayne Webster And The Silver Streak - Chapter Three
  8. 7. Thank Ye Ma'am
    How It Began
  9. 8. Beautiful Florentina
    Twice Told Tales
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Captain and the Kids
  11. 10. ["Will power -- that mighty motor of the mind which makes men titans of success of pygmies of unimportance..."]
    Looy Dot Dope
  12. 11. ["I'll apply for that right now!"]
    Looy Dot Dope
  13. 12. ["So! You let another salesman put a fast one over on you, eh?"]
    Looy Dot Dope
  14. 13. The Son of Tarzan
    Tarzan
  15. 14. In Salvador
    Stampin' Around
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Ella Cinders
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Grin and Bear It
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Dynamite Dunn
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Nancy
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Little Mary Mixup
  21. 20. ["Danny's mother has just overheard him and his dad discussing a plan to rent themselves out as lease-busters."]
    Danny Dingle
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    The Boomers
  23. 22. A Woman Saved the West
    Unbelievable - But True
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Alice
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Broncho Bill
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Cynical Susie
  27. 26. ["By means of ventriloquism, Marryin' Sam makes it appear that Pappy is calling some other woman's name..."]
    Li'l Abner
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Billy Make-Believe
  29. 28. [no title indexed]
    How To Make It
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)
  • David Wilt
  • Len Wolinsky