Comics on Parade #v3#2 (26)
(May 1940)

United Feature, 1938 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
United Feature Syndicate Inc.

[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)

Abbie an' Slats / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor little feller - the lights musta blinded him.
Genre
drama; humor

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

Tailspin Tommy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chief! I can't tell you how glad I am to see you.
Genre
adventure

Grumman F2F-1 (Table of Contents: 3)

Tailspin Tommy Model Plans / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Hal Forrest
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[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

Indexer Notes

Six 1-panel jokes.

[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

Indexer Notes

Two 1-panel jokes.

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

Nancy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nancy ran away and is now lost.
Genre
humor; children

The Steamship (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Paul Berdanier
Pencils
Paul Berdanier (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history

Underground Palace (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His mind is unhinged with grief, no doubt.
Genre
humor; adventure; children

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Great snakes! I'm late for work again.
Genre
humor
Characters
Looy
Synopsis
Looy rushes so he won't be late to work but is distracted by an attractive young woman.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Dibble (signed as Dib)
Inks
Bernard Dibble (signed as Dib)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dilbury--it's the gas man to turn off our gas unless we pay up two months arrears!
Genre
humor
Characters
Dilbury; Ma; Looy
Synopsis
Dilbury tries to avoid paying his gas bill.

Indexer Notes

Signed in last panel.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Very well I'll give you a chance demonstrating our new easy 'slip-on' collar!
Genre
humor
Characters
Looy
Synopsis
Looy gets and quickly loses a job in McGinsbergo's Mens Furnishings store.

The Son of Tarzan (Table of Contents: 13)

Tarzan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Edgar Rice Burroughs (original story); R. W. Palmer (adaptation)
Pencils
Rex Maxon
Inks
Rex Maxon
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Looking down from the limb of a tree on the glad reunion of father and daughter he expected, Korak sighed.
Genre
adventure; jungle
Reprints
  • from Tarzan daily (Metropolitan Newspaper Service) #39 1930-01-08 - #48 1930-01-18

In Mexico (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

With stamp ads.

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

Ella Cinders / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll make you pay in labor for all your father's faults.
Genre
drama; humor
Characters
Ma Cinders

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Howdy, Dirk! I just dropped in to ask if you arranged for a referee.
Genre
drama; sports

Beauty of the Blood Bath! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
Dr. Ernest G. Osborne
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history
Characters
Elizabeth Bathory

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

Alice / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While Alice was arguing with the frog, the door swung open.
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

From Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The hotel ghost is getting active again.
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
R. M. Brinkerhoff
Pencils
R. M. Brinkerhoff
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why, yes - we're the judges of the livestock.
Genre
adventure

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

Danny Dingle / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wel, well, well - Uncle Pete!
Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Dingle; Uncle Pete; Pa Dingle; Ma Dingle; Mr. Scroogenspiel; Clancy
Synopsis
Uncle Pete brings a bottle of Optimist Oil back from China.

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

Broncho Bill / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Harry O'Neill
Pencils
Harry O'Neill
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
S'long, Nell and Bob. It's my turn to ride night herd.
Genre
western-frontier

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

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

Script
Bernard Dibble (signed as B. J. D.)
Pencils
Bernard Dibble (signed as B. J. D.)
Inks
Bernard Dibble (signed as B. J. D.)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What that poor hermit lacked, Lily, was someone to be nice to him.
Genre
humor
Characters
Susie; Peter Q. Jones; Perkins; the Widow

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Li'l Abner, while inspecting an airplane, is suddenly whisked away.
Genre
humor

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

Billy Make Believe; How to Make It / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Haw-haw! This is my lucky day an' I ain't got no kick comin'.
Genre
adventure

No. 11203 - Mother Duck (Table of Contents: 26)

Comics on Parade Patterns / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Send away for fashion patterns.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Abbie an' Slats
  2. 1. ["Poor little feller - the lights musta blinded him."]
    Abbie an' Slats
  3. 2. ["Chief! I can't tell you how glad I am to see you."]
    Tailspin Tommy
  4. 3. Grumman F2F-1
    Tailspin Tommy Model Plans
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Grin and Bear It
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Jasper
  7. 6. ["Nancy ran away and is now lost."]
    Nancy
  8. 7. The Steamship
    How It Began
  9. 8. Underground Palace
    Twice Told Tales
  10. 9. ["His mind is unhinged with grief, no doubt."]
    The Captain and the Kids
  11. 10. ["Great snakes! I'm late for work again."]
    Looy Dot Dope
  12. 11. ["Dilbury--it's the gas man to turn off our gas unless we pay up two months arrears!"]
    Looy Dot Dope
  13. 12. ["Very well I'll give you a chance demonstrating our new easy 'slip-on' collar!"]
    Looy Dot Dope
  14. 13. The Son of Tarzan
    Tarzan
  15. 14. In Mexico
    Stampin' Around
  16. 15. ["I'll make you pay in labor for all your father's faults."]
    Ella Cinders
  17. 16. ["Howdy, Dirk! I just dropped in to ask if you arranged for a referee."]
    Dynamite Dunn
  18. 17. Beauty of the Blood Bath!
    Unbelievable - But True
  19. 18. ["While Alice was arguing with the frog, the door swung open."]
    Alice
  20. 19. ["The hotel ghost is getting active again."]
    The Boomers
  21. 20. ["Why, yes - we're the judges of the livestock."]
    Little Mary Mixup
  22. 21. ["Wel, well, well - Uncle Pete!"]
    Danny Dingle
  23. 22. ["S'long, Nell and Bob. It's my turn to ride night herd."]
    Broncho Bill
  24. 23. ["What that poor hermit lacked, Lily, was someone to be nice to him."]
    Cynical Susie
  25. 24. ["Li'l Abner, while inspecting an airplane, is suddenly whisked away."]
    Li'l Abner
  26. 25. ["Haw-haw! This is my lucky day an' I ain't got no kick comin'."]
    Billy Make Believe; How to Make It
  27. 26. No. 11203 - Mother Duck
    Comics on Parade Patterns
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Banks S. Robinson
  • David Wilt
  • Len Wolinsky