Family Funnies #55

Published
September 1957
Page count
24
Cover price
1/- [0-1-0 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Glued spine
Format
Comic series
Branding
Parent Approved
 
Parent Approved

Credits

Editing
, editor

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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Little Iodine) Cover, 1 page

"The dog fell in, so we've reduced the price!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Iodine
Genre
Humour

Credits

Art
, line art
Text
, letterer

Notes

This cover is based on one of the two Little Iodine stories reprinted in the issue.

Show/hide 1. Untitled (Colonel Potterby and the Duchess) Comic story, 1 page

"That I like!"

Featuring

Feature
Colonel Potterby and the Duchess
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Chic Young, scripter
Art
Chic Young, line art
Text
Chic Young , letterer

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Colonel Potterby and the Duchess Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

Synopsis

The Duchess selects the clothes and the Colonel selects the models.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Blondie) Comic story, 2 pages

"We're having creamed potatoes for supper and I have no parsley to sprinkle on them."

Featuring

Feature
Blondie
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Chic Young, scripter [credited]
Art
Chic Young, line art [credited]
Text
Chic Young , letterer
Show/hide 3. Untitled (The Flop Family) Comic story, 1 page

"I won't blow my horn for him to let me pass, so's not to get into an argument."

Featuring

Feature
The Flop Family
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
George Swanson, scripter [signed as Swan]
Art
George Swanson, line art [signed as Swan]
Text
George Swanson , letterer

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The Flop Family Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 4. Untitled (Snookums) Comic story, 0.4 pages

"You know I don't like to brag about my son…"

Featuring

Feature
Snookums
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
George McManus, scripter [signed as Gio McManus]
Art
George McManus, line art [signed as Gio McManus]
Text
George McManus , letterer

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Snookums Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Bringing Up Father) Comic story, 0.6 pages

"Yes - Mrs Ella Fantusks - I'd love to have you over and I'll not take no for an answer…"

Featuring

Feature
Bringing Up Father
Genre
Domestic

Credits

Writing
George McManus, scripter [signed as Gio McManus]
Art
George McManus, line art [signed as Gio McManus]
Text
George McManus , letterer

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Bringing Up Father Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Etta Kett) Comic story, 1 page

"Hi! We're cooking up a picnic! Want in?"

Featuring

Feature
Etta Kett
Genre
Domestic

Credits

Writing
Paul Robinson, scripter [signed]
Art
Paul Robinson, line art [signed]
Text
Paul Robinson , letterer

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Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 7. Untitled (Henry) Comic story, 1 page

"That's worth a penny sonny!"

Featuring

Feature
Henry
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Carl Anderson, scripter [signed]
Art
Carl Anderson, line art [signed]
Text
Carl Anderson , letterer

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Henry Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 8. Untitled (Little Iodine) Comic story, 1 page

"There! Here's the other sign, Sharkey…"

Featuring

Feature
Little Iodine
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Jimmy Hatlo, scripter [signed]
Art
Jimmy Hatlo, line art [signed]
Text
Jimmy Hatlo , letterer

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Little Iodine Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 9. Untitled (Popeye) Comic story, 1 page

"We will go see how Oscar is doin' wit' his farm."

Featuring

Feature
Popeye
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Tom Sims, scripter [signed]
Art
Bill Zaboly, line art [signed as Bela Zaboly]
Text
, letterer

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Popeye Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 10. Untitled (Teena) Comic story, 1 page

"Honestly, Pipsy, you could add at least two years to your age if you'd just do something about your awkwardness!"

Featuring

Feature
Teena
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Hilda Terry, scripter [signed]
Art
Hilda Terry, line art [signed]
Text
Hilda Terry , letterer [as Theresa Hilda D'Alessio]

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Teena Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 11. Untitled (Myrtle) Comic story, 1 page

"Oh. Oh! There's Simpson waiting out in front to paste us with a snowball!"

Featuring

Feature
Myrtle
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Dudley T. Fisher Jr., scripter
Art
Dudley T. Fisher Jr., line art
Text
Dudley T. Fisher Jr. , letterer

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Myrtle daily (King Features Syndicate) ?

Notes

This page includes five daily Myrtle strips.

Show/hide 12. Untitled (Blondie) Comic story, 2 pages

"Look out, dog -- you'll get run over."

Featuring

Feature
Blondie
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Chic Young, scripter [signed]
Art
Chic Young, line art [signed]
Text
Chic Young , letterer

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Blondie Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Mister Breger) Comic story, 1 page

"Look at that--the Wildcats an'the Wolverines in the biggest game in 20 years an'no more tickets..!!"

Featuring

Feature
Mister Breger
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Dave Breger, scripter [signed]
Art
Dave Breger, line art [signed]
Text
Dave Breger , letterer

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Mister Breger Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 14. Untitled (Fatso) Comic story, 1 page

"I can't figure out what the trouble is, Fatso!"

Featuring

Feature
Fatso
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Clyde Lewis, scripter [signed]
Art
Clyde Lewis, line art [signed]
Text
Clyde Lewis , letterer

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Fatso Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 15. Untitled [A Yacht in the Royal Swimming Pool] (The Little King) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Little King
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Otto Soglow, scripter [signed as O. Soglow]
Art
Otto Soglow, line art [signed as O. Soglow]
Text
Otto Soglow , letterer

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The Little King Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 16. Untitled (Etta Kett) Comic story, 1 page

"Don't get up! Stay right where you are and relax!"

Featuring

Feature
Etta Kett
Genre
Domestic

Credits

Writing
Paul Robinson, scripter [signed]
Art
Paul Robinson, line art [signed]
Text
Paul Robinson , letterer

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Etta Kett Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 17. Untitled (Henry) Comic story, 1 page

"Tyin' up the hydrant, so it won't run away, Henry?"

Featuring

Feature
Henry
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Carl Anderson, scripter [signed]
Art
Carl Anderson, line art [signed]
Text
Carl Anderson , letterer
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Little Iodine) Comic story, 1 page

"Iodine! Come up here!"

Featuring

Feature
Little Iodine
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Jimmy Hatlo, scripter [signed]
Art
Jimmy Hatlo, line art [signed]
Text
Jimmy Hatlo , letterer

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Little Iodine Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 19. Untitled (Popeye) Comic story, 1 page

"We will go down to the beach an'have a wiener roast!!"

Featuring

Feature
Popeye
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Tom Sims, scripter [signed]
Art
Bill Zaboly, line art [signed as Bela Zaboly]
Text
, letterer

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Popeye Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 20. Untitled (Teena) Comic story, 1 page

"Grace. That's what I need."

Featuring

Feature
Teena
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Hilda Terry, scripter [signed]
Art
Hilda Terry, line art [signed]
Text
Hilda Terry , letterer [as Theresa Hilda D'Alessio]

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Teena Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?
Show/hide 21. Untitled (Myrtle) Comic story, 1 page

"I'm not thpoofing, Myrtle! I thent away for thith book, and it tellth how to hypnotize people…"

Featuring

Feature
Myrtle
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Dudley T. Fisher Jr., scripter
Art
Dudley T. Fisher Jr., line art
Text
Dudley T. Fisher Jr. , letterer

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Myrtle daily (King Features Syndicate) ?

Notes

This page includes five daily Myrtle strips.

Show/hide 22. Untitled (Mister Breger) Comic story, 1 page

"This one any good -- "Murder by Mail""

Featuring

Feature
Mister Breger
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
Dave Breger, scripter [signed]
Art
Dave Breger, line art [signed]
Text
Dave Breger , letterer

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Mister Breger Sunday (King Features Syndicate) ?

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 66977

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