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Appearing in "The Horseshoe"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Uncle Chris (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "The Horseshoe"Edit

Uncle Chris finds a "lucky" horseshoe, but it doesn't work quite the way he thinks.

Appearing in "Introducing Cowhide"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Sir Loin of Beef (First appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Cowhide (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Introducing Cowhide"Edit

Sir Loin attempts to come to the aid of Cowhide, who has just been thrown out of the same tavern for the sixth time.

Appearing in "Soap-Box Racer"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Billy the Kid (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Pudge (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Soap-Box Racer"Edit

Billy lets Pudge ride in his new soapbox car, but neglects to provide him with one crucial piece of information.

Appearing in "Knife Ambush: Part 1"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Sagebrush (First appearance)
  • Cactus (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Betty (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "Knife Ambush: Part 1"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "Vikings: Episode 1"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Sigrid (First appearance)
  • Ivar (First appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Kol the Wise (First appearance)
  • Hagbard (First appearance)
  • King Harald (Single appearance)[1]

Other Characters:

  • The Seta (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "Vikings: Episode 1"Edit

King Harald woos Sigrid, daughter of Hagbard. Eventually, however, he sails away, leaving her with child. Hagbard orders the newborn infant boy abandoned in the wild. However, Kol the Wise hears wolves howling, and, investigating, finds them held at bay by a bright three-pointed light--the symbol of Odin. He drives the pack off and discovers the infant, and, looking up, he sees two ravens--Odin's totem creatures.

Appearing in "New York to San Diego: Part 1"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • J. Worthington Blimp (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Willis (First appearance)
  • Pooey (First appearance)
  • Blimp`s nephew (First appearance)

Synopsis for "New York to San Diego: Part 1"Edit

Blimp learns the hazards of bragging when a careless remark gains steam, and ends up forcing him to ride from New York to San Diego on a bicycle.

Appearing in "New York to San Diego: Part 2"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • J. Worthington Blimp

Supporting Characters:

  • Jupiter Jones (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Willis
  • Pooey

Synopsis for "New York to San Diego: Part 2"Edit

Blimp stops in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, where a misunderstanding in a local restaurant lands him in jail.

Appearing in "Goat Initiation"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Tinker Twins
    • Hooty (Single appearance)[1]
    • Flea (Single appearance)[1]

Other Characters:

  • Pudge (Single appearance)[1]
  • Eddie (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "Goat Initiation"Edit

Hooty and Flea Tinker arrive at Penn Point, determined to excel at their new military school. However, several of the upperclassmen pull a prank on the twins that lands them in hot water.

Appearing in "Sawbones, C.O.D."Edit

  • Appearances not yet listed

Synopsis for "Sawbones, C.O.D."Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "Hair-Cutting Machine"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Needles (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Hair-Cutting Machine"Edit

Having earned his diploma-by-mail in inventing, Needles sets to work--with mixed results.

Appearing in "17-20 In the Black: Part 1 (1)"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Jim Gale (First appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Kim (First appearance)

Synopsis for "17-20 In the Black: Part 1 (1)"Edit

In a high-stakes poker game, Jim Gale accepts a set of pearls as a stake. Gale wins the game, but the other man attacks him. Facing two-to-one odds, Gale receives help from an unexpected quarter: Kim, a Chinese man with a talent for knife-throwing.

Appearing in "17-20 In the Black: Part 1 (2)"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Jim Gale

Other Characters:

  • Lady in Black (First appearance)
  • Kim

Synopsis for "17-20 In the Black: Part 1 (2)"Edit

One day after his life is saved by the mysterious Kim, Jim Gale reads a classified ad offering a reward for the return of a lost pearl necklace. With the necklace in his possession, Gale goes to the address listed--only to encounter Kim. Gale returns the pearls to the mistress of the house, but refuses the reward. Instead, he offers to place the reward money as a stake at roulette, picking the house address, 17-20, as his numbers. Late that night, however, a masked man enters 17-20 while the Lady in Black is asleep.

Appearing in "Chikko Chakko"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Chikko Chakko (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Chikko Chakko"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "A Voyage To Lilliput"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Gulliver (First appearance)


  • Lilliput (First appearance)

Synopsis for "A Voyage To Lilliput"Edit

Adapted from GULLIVER'S TRAVELS by Jonathan Swift

Appearing in "Freddie Bell He Means Well"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Freddie Bell (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Freddie Bell He Means Well"Edit

Freddie attempts to help a lady on the train and an portly gentlemen in the street, but his results fail to match his intentions.

Appearing in "The Camera"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Sister (Single appearance)[1]
  • Brother (Single appearance)[1]

Other Characters:

  • Mother (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "The Camera"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "Bunko the Bear"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Bunko (Single appearance)[1]

Supporting Characters:

  • Honey (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "Bunko the Bear"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "Sons of the Red Cormorant: Part 1"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Wing Walker (First appearance)


  • Nipper (First appearance)
  • Sons of the Red Cormorant (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Sons of the Red Cormorant: Part 1"Edit

Grounded and disgraced pilot Wing Walker is kidnapped by the Sons of the Red Cormorant, who ruined his legitimate career so that he would be forced to work for them. Held at gunpoint, Wing has no choice but to fly the Sons on their journey. However, no sooner are they in the air than they are attacked by the Nipper. With his engines shattered by the Nipper's machine guns, Wing fakes a crash landing to escape, scattering a tribe of Indians at the crash site. As the Sons of the Red Cormorant prepare to ambush the Nipper, Wing encounters a young woman, a prisoner of the Indians.

Appearing in "The North Pole From the Bottom Up"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Captain Spinniker

Other Characters:

  • Captain Sternpipe

Synopsis for "The North Pole From the Bottom Up"Edit

Captain Spinniker leads his crew on an expedition to the North Pole.

Appearing in "Episode One"Edit

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Marjorie Barlow (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Lord Barlow (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Episode One"Edit

Kendal Quick bids farewell to his beloved Marjorie Barlow, before Marjorie sails for Plymouth to stay with an aunt while her father, Lord Barlow, takes to the sea to battle the Spanish armada. Lord Barlow denounces Quick as a coward. Late that evening, however, two saboteurs board the ship, but Quick, who had overheard them planning the attack, is waiting for them and foils the attack. Lord Barlow apologizes for his harsh words, and Quick is now free to join the expedition.

Appearing in "Jibby Jones"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Jibby Jones

Synopsis for "Jibby Jones"Edit

Jibby tries to save money on a haircut.

Appearing in "The Time Machine: Part 1 (1)"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Oliver Weed (First appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Uriah Mowcher (First appearance)
  • Fritz (First appearance)

Synopsis for "The Time Machine: Part 1 (1)"Edit

Oliver Weed, mild-mannered historian, is invited by Uriah Mowcher to travel back to 1835 in Mowcher's new time machine.

Appearing in "The Time Machine: Part 1 (2)"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Oliver Weed

Supporting Characters:

  • Uriah Mowcher
  • Fritz

Synopsis for "The Time Machine: Part 1 (2)"Edit

Weed and Mowcher make plans to travel back to 1835 in Mowcher's time machine. Unknown to either one, however, Fritz, a young urchin who had run afoul of both men, has sneaked aboard and is traveling back with them.

Appearing in "The Secret Cruise: Part 1"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Ray Coeval (First appearance)
  • Gail Coeval (First appearance)

Supporting Characters:

  • Willie Gewgaw (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • John Coeval (Only appearance; dies)[1]
  • Mary Coeval (Only appearance; dies)[1]

Synopsis for "The Secret Cruise: Part 1"Edit

With their parents dead, twins Ray and Gail Coeval accept an invitation from Ray's friend Willie to sail around the world with Willie and his father.

Appearing in "The Lightning Salvation"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Allan De Beaufort (Single appearance)[1]

Supporting Characters:

  • Helen (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "The Lightning Salvation"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "Howdy Do Soaks!"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Dickie Duck (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Farmer Gray (First appearance)

Synopsis for "Howdy Do Soaks!"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.

    Appearing in "The Friends Meet"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Peter (First appearance)
  • Ho-lah-an (First appearance)

Other Characters:

  • Rab (Single appearance)[1]
  • Loki (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "The Friends Meet"Edit

Peter and Ho-lah-an, two teenage boys, meet and become close friends.

Appearing in "It`s A Dern Lie"Edit

Featured Characters:

  • Utah Falcon (Single appearance)[1]

Synopsis for "It`s A Dern Lie"Edit

  • Synopsis not yet written.


  • Along with the above, this issue contains several gag strips including:
    • "J. Worthington Blimp" by Sheldon Mayer
    • "Dizzy and Daffy" by Bo Brown
    • "Freddie Bell" by Matt Curzon
    • "Bunco Bear" by Dave Ruth
    • "Jibby Jones" by Vincent Sullivan
    • "Dickie Duck" by Matt Curzon
  • After its first issue, some stories/characters never appeared again. These include:
    • Now- When I was a Boy / Uncle Chris
    • Tinker Twins At Penn Point / Hooty and Flea Tinker
    • Dizzy & Daffy
    • Sister and Brother
    • Bunco Bear
    • Allan De Beaufort


Captain Spiniker was last seen in New Fun Comics Vol 1 4

See Also

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  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 First and only known appearance to date besides flashbacks
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